Postcode IP18 6JU (East Suffolk)

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The postcode IP18 6JU is located in East Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in December 1999 and is an active postcode. IP18 6JU is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP18 6JU 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 6JU as Constrained city dwellers > Ageing city dwellers > Ageing communities and families.

The closest road name to IP18 6JU is St Edmund's Road which is centered 88 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Pier Avenue and is 104 m away.

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

The nearest takeaway food is available from Marks Fish & Chips and is 206 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on November 17, 2021.

100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for IP18 6JU 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 6JU and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

St Edmund's Road 88 m
Station Road 89 m
Cautley Road 180 m
Spinners Lane 204 m
Mights Road 222 m
Foster Close 236 m
Field Stile Road 251 m
Pier Avenue 252 m
North Road 293 m
High Street 302 m
Bartholomew Green 313 m
Hotson Road 319 m
Cumberland Road 324 m
Blyth Road 341 m
York Road 735 m


Information about the postcode IP18 6JU

Introduction December 1999
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 6JU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Southwold Primary School 352 m
Reydon Primary School Good
(February 23, 2018)
1.18 km
Saint Felix School 1.56 km
Wenhaston Primary School Good
(January 16, 2020)
8.05 km
Brampton Church of England Primary School Good
(November 3, 2021)
8.85 km
The Old School 9.5 km
Middleton Community Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
11.59 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Southwold Food Co Other catering premises 5
Very Good
April 26, 2021
0 m
Blyth Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
May 17, 2019
69 m
Clancy's Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 14, 2015
104 m
The Canteen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
120 m
Jakery Bakery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
May 26, 2021
206 m
Marks Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 17, 2021
206 m
Black Dog Deli Foods Limited Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
224 m
Box Southwold Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 28, 2017
224 m
The Jewel In The Box Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
April 29, 2021
224 m
Adnams Cellar & Kitchen Store Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 3, 2021
225 m
Voluntary Help Centre Lunch Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 28, 2021
239 m
Easton Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 30, 2021
286 m
Slate Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 30, 2019
312 m
Sue Ryder Foundation Southwold Retailers - other Exempt
May 18, 2011
344 m
Sutherland House Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 28, 2019
344 m
The Cornish Bakery Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 23, 2021
344 m
Tiptree Tearooms Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 11, 2022
344 m
Duchies Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 21, 2021
348 m
Enzos Pizzeria Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 1, 2018
348 m
Southwold Food & Gifts Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 16, 2019
348 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Pier Avenue Bus Stop/Station 104 m
Pier Avenue Bus Stop/Station 122 m
North Green Bus Stop/Station 124 m
Kings Head Bus Stop/Station 227 m
Market Place Bus Stop/Station 440 m
Southwold Ferry Landing Ferry 1.59 km
Southwold Ferry Landing Ferry 1.62 km
Walberswick Ferry Landing Ferry 1.71 km

Nearby Nature

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

Bridgefoot Marshes Wetland 456 m
Bridge Marshes Wetland 493 m
Town Farm Marshes Wetland 509 m
Reydon Common Marshes Wetland 577 m
Paddle Boat Pond Inland Water 596 m
Skilman's Hill Hill Or Mountain 604 m
The Three Marshes Wetland 616 m
Easton Marshes Wetland 750 m
Botany Marshes Wetland 814 m
Gun Hill Hill Or Mountain 838 m
Woodsend Marshes Wetland 1.13 km
Busscreek Marshes Wetland 1.13 km
Havenbeach Marshes Wetland 1.24 km
Sole Bay Bay 1.29 km
The Denes Beach 1.38 km


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

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 0%
30-300 Mbps 100%
300+ Mbps 0%


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.33014000
Longitude 1.67648900
OS Easting 650593
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