Postcode IP21 4ED (South Norfolk)

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

IP21 4ED is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.8 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 4ED as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Ageing rural flat tenants.

The closest road name to IP21 4ED is Ransome Avenue which is centered 229 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Primary School and is 38 m away. The closest railway station is Diss Rail Station, 2.56 km away.

The closest primary school to IP21 4ED (for ages 11 and under) is Scole Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on May 24, 2017. 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 4ED is The Crossways Inn and is 686 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Needs Major Improvement on January 5, 2022. The nearest takeaway food is available from Victoria Fish Bar and is 2.45 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on August 20, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 44.3 Mbps and an average upload speed of 11.6 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 93.8% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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


Nearby Postcodes

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

Nearby Roads

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

Ransome Avenue 229 m
Low Road 256 m
Kings Close 299 m
Reeve Close 354 m
Norwich Road 2.28 km
B1077 3.89 km
A143 5.74 km
B1113 9.36 km
A140 16.34 km
A12 52.99 km
A11 62.2 km
A14 76.19 km


Information about the postcode IP21 4ED

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 4ED - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Scole Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 24, 2017)
0 m
Diss Infant Academy and Nursery 3.12 km
Diss High School Good
(March 22, 2018)
3.28 km
Dickleburgh Church of England Primary Academy (With Pre-School) 3.32 km
Diss Church of England Junior Academy 3.38 km
Palgrave Church of England Primary School Good
(October 9, 2019)
3.75 km
Burston Community Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
4.15 km
St Edmund's Primary School Good
(May 23, 2019)
4.86 km
Roydon Primary School Requires improvement
(January 23, 2020)
4.98 km
Hartismere School Outstanding
(November 26, 2014)
5.34 km
St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary School, Eye 5.52 km
Mellis Church of England Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
6.83 km
Tivetshall Community Primary School Good
(October 14, 2021)
7.35 km
All Saints Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Winfarthing Good
(May 22, 2018)
7.39 km
Wortham Primary School 7.4 km
Bressingham Primary School Good
(November 22, 2018)
7.61 km
Pulham Church of England Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
8.13 km
Occold Primary School 8.69 km
Stradbroke Church of England Primary School 9.3 km
Thorndon Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Requires improvement
(June 20, 2019)
9.74 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Diss By Verve Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
580 m
Scole Village Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 9, 2020
580 m
The Crossways Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 1
Needs Major Improvement
January 5, 2022
686 m
Regal Healthcare Properties Ltd Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 28, 2020
839 m
BP Scole SF Connect Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 22, 2022
1.32 km
Toledo Kitchen Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
November 5, 2019
1.6 km
Le Dirty Cochon@ The Horseshoes Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
1.62 km
The Horseshoes Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 26, 2019
1.62 km
Diss Golf Club Other catering premises 3
March 8, 2019
2.21 km
Ampersand Brew Co Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
2.22 km
De Lucy House Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 26, 2021
2.24 km
D's Coffee House Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
April 27, 2021
2.27 km
Jump Warehouse Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 5, 2021
2.27 km
Safe Hands Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 3
February 25, 2020
2.27 km
Victoria Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
August 20, 2019
2.45 km
The Peacock Montessori Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 21, 2020
2.46 km
The Peacock Montessorie Nursery School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 21, 2020
2.46 km
Victoria Market Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
2.47 km
Slimming World Retailers - other Exempt
November 2, 2017
2.51 km
Devils Handbasin Retailers - other Exempt
2.55 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Primary School Bus Stop/Station 38 m
Primary School Bus Stop/Station 102 m
turning Bus Stop/Station 313 m
Fellows Close Bus Stop/Station 484 m
Fellows Close Bus Stop/Station 495 m
Diss Rail Station Rail 2.56 km

Nearby Nature

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

The Wilderness Woodland Or Forest 687 m
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 862 m
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.23 km
Chestnut Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.27 km
Pretoria Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.32 km
Dark Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.39 km
Scole Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.39 km
Coney Fur Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.4 km
Hazel Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Ash Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Brick Yard Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.67 km
Church Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.88 km
Dovehouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Farm Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.01 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP21 4ED - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 54.8 Mbps 44.3 Mbps 80 Mbps
Upload 9.5 Mbps 11.6 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 5 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 20.7 6.3
30-300 Mbps 93.8% 69.3 17.8
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Electricity Consumption

14 meters consuming 69,009 kWh - mean 4,929 kWh : median 3,937 kWh

Energy usage data for IP21 4ED - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.37000800
Longitude 1.16043700
OS Easting 615248
OS Northing 0279363
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
South Norfolk
County Electorial Division East Depwade ED
Electoral Ward Beck Vale, Dickleburgh & Scole
Local Authority District South Norfolk
Region / Government Office Region East of England
European Electoral Region Eastern
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: New Anglia
Local Learning and Skills Council Norfolk

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E07000149
Travel To Work Area Norwich


NHS England Region East of England
Primary Care Trust
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: Rural residents
Group: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Ageing rural flat tenants
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Scole BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33028254
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
South Norfolk 014
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
South Norfolk 014E
Output Area / Small Area 1B3