Postcode IP18 6LH (East Suffolk)

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The postcode IP18 6LH is located in East Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 2018 and is an active postcode. IP18 6LH is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

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

The closest road name to IP18 6LH is Station Road which is centered 93 m away.

The nearest bus stop is North Green and is 96 m away.

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

The nearest takeaway food is available from Marks Fish & Chips and is 171 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on November 17, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 54.1 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13 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 0.8 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Station Road 93 m
St Edmund's Road 113 m
Cautley Road 167 m
Spinners Lane 175 m
Foster Close 223 m
Field Stile Road 235 m
Mights Road 255 m
Black Mill Road 264 m
Pier Avenue 265 m
High Street 266 m
Bartholomew Green 280 m
Manor Park Road 288 m
Cumberland Road 299 m
North Road 315 m
Cumberland Close 318 m


Information about the postcode IP18 6LH

Introduction January 2018
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 6LH - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Southwold Primary School 326 m
Reydon Primary School Good
(February 23, 2018)
1.22 km
Saint Felix School 1.58 km
Wenhaston Primary School Good
(January 16, 2020)
8.05 km
Brampton Church of England Primary School Good
(November 3, 2021)
8.87 km
The Old School 9.54 km
Middleton Community Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
11.57 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

North Green Bus Stop/Station 96 m
Pier Avenue Bus Stop/Station 120 m
Pier Avenue Bus Stop/Station 151 m
Kings Head Bus Stop/Station 193 m
Market Place Bus Stop/Station 405 m
Southwold Ferry Landing Ferry 1.56 km
Southwold Ferry Landing Ferry 1.58 km
Walberswick Ferry Landing Ferry 1.67 km

Nearby Nature

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

Bridgefoot Marshes Wetland 492 m
Bridge Marshes Wetland 520 m
Town Farm Marshes Wetland 527 m
Skilman's Hill Hill Or Mountain 569 m
Paddle Boat Pond Inland Water 605 m
Reydon Common Marshes Wetland 605 m
The Three Marshes Wetland 634 m
Easton Marshes Wetland 771 m
Gun Hill Hill Or Mountain 803 m
Botany Marshes Wetland 826 m
Woodsend Marshes Wetland 1.11 km
Busscreek Marshes Wetland 1.13 km
Havenbeach Marshes Wetland 1.21 km
Sole Bay Bay 1.31 km
The Denes Beach 1.34 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 61.6 Mbps 54.1 Mbps 76.92 Mbps
Upload 14.7 Mbps 13 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% 62.6 16.2
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

20 meters consuming 107,356 kWh - mean 5,368 kWh : median 4,978 kWh

Electricity Consumption

21 meters consuming 56,205 kWh - mean 2,676 kWh : median 2,106 kWh

Energy usage data for IP18 6LH - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.32984700
Longitude 1.67658000
OS Easting 650599
OS Northing 0276557
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