Postcode IP18 6AY (East Suffolk)

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The postcode IP18 6AY is located in East Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP18 6AY is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP18 6AY is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.2 on the scale of the index of deprivation (where 10 are the least deprived and 0 are the most deprived areas). The 2011 UK census classified the residents of IP18 6AY as Constrained city dwellers > Ageing city dwellers > Ageing communities and families.

The closest road name to IP18 6AY is Station Road which is centered 29 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Pier Avenue and is 37 m away.

The closest primary school to IP18 6AY (for ages 11 and under) is Southwold Primary School.

The nearest takeaway food is available from Marks Fish & Chips and is 216 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on November 17, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 57.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 10.9 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP18 6AY is covered by the Suffolk police force association and Great Yarmouth and Waveney is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to IP18 6AY and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP18 6AY, and the approximate distance away.

Station Road 29 m
St Edmund's Road 145 m
Spinners Lane 188 m
Mights Road 191 m
Cautley Road 247 m
Blyth Road 273 m
Pier Avenue 314 m
Field Stile Road 317 m
High Street 320 m
North Road 345 m
Bartholomew Green 352 m
Hotson Road 388 m
York Road 682 m
A1095 2.5 km
A143 40.6 km


Information about the postcode IP18 6AY

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Small User - may contain upto 100 addresses but 15 is more typical

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from IP18 6AY - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Southwold Primary School 408 m
Reydon Primary School Good
(February 23, 2018)
1.15 km
Saint Felix School 1.49 km
Wenhaston Primary School Good
(January 16, 2020)
7.98 km
Brampton Church of England Primary School Good
(November 3, 2021)
8.79 km
The Old School 9.5 km
Middleton Community Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
11.55 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP18 6AY - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Blyth Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
May 17, 2019
0 m
Clancy's Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 14, 2015
39 m
Southwold Food Co Other catering premises 5
Very Good
April 26, 2021
69 m
The Canteen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
166 m
Jakery Bakery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
May 26, 2021
216 m
Marks Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 17, 2021
216 m
Voluntary Help Centre Lunch Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 28, 2021
218 m
Black Dog Deli Foods Limited Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
226 m
Box Southwold Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 28, 2017
226 m
The Jewel In The Box Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
April 29, 2021
226 m
Adnams Cellar & Kitchen Store Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 3, 2021
255 m
Easton Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 30, 2021
298 m
Slate Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 30, 2019
342 m
St Barnabas Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 25, 2022
367 m
Duchies Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 21, 2021
369 m
Enzos Pizzeria Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 1, 2018
369 m
Southwold Food & Gifts Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 16, 2019
369 m
Sue Ryder Foundation Southwold Retailers - other Exempt
May 18, 2011
369 m
Sutherland House Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 28, 2019
369 m
The Cornish Bakery Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 23, 2021
369 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP18 6AY - Data from Apr 2022

Pier Avenue Bus Stop/Station 37 m
Pier Avenue Bus Stop/Station 83 m
North Green Bus Stop/Station 117 m
Kings Head Bus Stop/Station 234 m
Lowestoft Road Bus Stop/Station 456 m
Southwold Ferry Landing Ferry 1.57 km
Southwold Ferry Landing Ferry 1.6 km
Walberswick Ferry Landing Ferry 1.69 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP18 6AY - Data from Dec 2021

Bridge Marshes Wetland 441 m
Bridgefoot Marshes Wetland 455 m
The Three Marshes Wetland 551 m
Town Farm Marshes Wetland 565 m
Reydon Common Marshes Wetland 617 m
Skilman's Hill Hill Or Mountain 625 m
Paddle Boat Pond Inland Water 661 m
Botany Marshes Wetland 746 m
Easton Marshes Wetland 800 m
Gun Hill Hill Or Mountain 862 m
Busscreek Marshes Wetland 1.06 km
Woodsend Marshes Wetland 1.07 km
Havenbeach Marshes Wetland 1.24 km
Sole Bay Bay 1.34 km
The Denes Beach 1.39 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP18 6AY - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 54.8 Mbps 57.9 Mbps 80 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 10.9 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 23 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 64.8 12.8
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

8 meters consuming 105,709 kWh - mean 13,214 kWh : median 10,801 kWh

Energy usage data for IP18 6AY - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.33017100
Longitude 1.67547900
OS Easting 650524
OS Northing 0276592
OS Positional Quality Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean

Index of Deprivation

Most Deprived
Least Deprived

Police Force Association



Westminster Parliamentary
Suffolk Coastal
County Electorial Division Kessingland and Southwold ED
Electoral Ward Southwold
Local Authority District East Suffolk
Region / Government Office Region East of England
European Electoral Region Eastern
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: New Anglia
Local Learning and Skills Council Suffolk

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E07000244
Travel To Work Area Lowestoft


NHS England Region East of England
Primary Care Trust
Great Yarmouth and Waveney
Cancer Alliance East of England - North
Strategic Health Authority
East of England
Sustainability and Transformation
Norfolk and Waveney Health and Care Partnership
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Constrained city dwellers
Group: Ageing city dwellers
Subgroup: Ageing communities and families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Southwold BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Southwold BUASD
Workplace Zone E33028749
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Waveney 014
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Waveney 014A
Output Area / Small Area 7D1