Postcode IP21 4AA (Mid Suffolk)

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The postcode IP21 4AA is located in Mid Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP21 4AA is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP21 4AA is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.7 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 IP21 4AA as Rural residents > Farming communities > Rural workers and families.

The closest road name to IP21 4AA is Stuston Road which is centered 50 m away.

The nearest bus stop is White Elephant and is 345 m away. The closest railway station is Diss Rail Station, 984 m away.

The closest primary school to IP21 4AA (for ages 11 and under) is Palgrave Church of England Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on October 9, 2019. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Diss High School. The last OFSTED inspection on March 22, 2018 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of IP21 4AA is Ampersand Brew Co and is 535 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Victoria Fish Bar and is 568 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on August 20, 2019.

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

Policing for IP21 4AA is covered by the Suffolk police force association and Suffolk is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to IP21 4AA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP21 4AA, and the approximate distance away.

Stuston Road 50 m
B1077 2.72 km
A143 3.55 km
B1113 7.16 km
A1066 12.9 km
A140 17.69 km
A12 51.78 km
A11 60 km
A14 73.98 km


Information about the postcode IP21 4AA

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 IP21 4AA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Diss Infant Academy and Nursery 1.55 km
Palgrave Church of England Primary School Good
(October 9, 2019)
1.56 km
Diss Church of England Junior Academy 1.69 km
Diss High School Good
(March 22, 2018)
1.88 km
Scole Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 24, 2017)
2.21 km
Roydon Primary School Requires improvement
(January 23, 2020)
3.17 km
Burston Community Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
4.58 km
Hartismere School Outstanding
(November 26, 2014)
4.68 km
Mellis Church of England Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
5.03 km
St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary School, Eye 5.13 km
Dickleburgh Church of England Primary Academy (With Pre-School) 5.19 km
Wortham Primary School 5.19 km
Bressingham Primary School Good
(November 22, 2018)
5.87 km
St Edmund's Primary School Good
(May 23, 2019)
6.26 km
All Saints Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Winfarthing Good
(May 22, 2018)
6.99 km
Occold Primary School 8.47 km
Tivetshall Community Primary School Good
(October 14, 2021)
8.66 km
St Botolph's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
8.7 km
Thorndon Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Requires improvement
(June 20, 2019)
9.08 km
Gislingham Church of England Primary School 9.24 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP21 4AA - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Diss Golf Club Other catering premises 3
March 8, 2019
0 m
De Lucy House Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 26, 2021
386 m
The Peacock Montessori Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 21, 2020
496 m
The Peacock Montessorie Nursery School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 21, 2020
496 m
Ampersand Brew Co Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
535 m
Slimming World Retailers - other Exempt
November 2, 2017
567 m
Victoria Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
August 20, 2019
568 m
Victoria Market Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
591 m
Place Farm Shop Ltd Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
658 m
Roots Activities Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 13, 2020
658 m
Shell Service Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 25, 2015
765 m
The Original Factory Shop Retailers - other Exempt
June 7, 2019
847 m
D's Coffee House Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
April 27, 2021
983 m
Jump Warehouse Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 5, 2021
983 m
Safe Hands Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 3
February 25, 2020
983 m
Poundstretcher Limited Retailers - other Exempt
December 5, 2019
983 m
Chigly Pigs Manufacturers/packers Exempt
April 27, 2021
1.08 km
Health And Homebake Ltd Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
March 22, 2017
1.08 km
Diss Christian Community Church (Hope Church) Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 7, 2020
1.08 km
Diss Emporium Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 13, 2020
1.08 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP21 4AA - Data from Apr 2022

White Elephant Bus Stop/Station 345 m
White Elephant Bus Stop/Station 346 m
Roundabout Bus Stop/Station 354 m
Roundabout Bus Stop/Station 373 m
Rose Lane Bus Stop/Station 459 m
Diss Rail Station Rail 984 m

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP21 4AA - Data from Dec 2021

Clynt Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.19 km
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.39 km
Scole Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.47 km
The Mere Inland Water 1.86 km
Pretoria Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.23 km
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 2.29 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.58 km
Walcot Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.78 km
The Wilderness Woodland Or Forest 2.78 km
Chestnut Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.85 km
Dark Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.93 km
Gravel Pit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.94 km
Three Corner Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.07 km
Gooderham's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.11 km
Hazel Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.19 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP21 4AA - 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 52.36532600
Longitude 1.12895400
OS Easting 613126
OS Northing 0278747
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
Central Suffolk and North Ipswich
County Electorial Division Hartismere ED
Electoral Ward Palgrave
Local Authority District Mid 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 E07000203
Travel To Work Area Ipswich


NHS England Region East of England
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance East of England - North
Strategic Health Authority
East of England
Sustainability and Transformation
Suffolk and North East Essex
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Rural residents
Group: Farming communities
Subgroup: Rural workers and families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural hamlet and isolated dwellings
Built-Up Area Stuston BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33028446
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Mid Suffolk 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Mid Suffolk 001C
Output Area / Small Area 1A1