Postcode IP21 4NL (South Norfolk)

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

IP21 4NL is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.5 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 4NL as Rural residents > Farming communities > Established farming communities.

The closest road name to IP21 4NL is Harvey Lane which is centered 20 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Catchpole Walk and is 298 m away. The closest railway station is Diss Rail Station, 5 km away.

The closest primary school to IP21 4NL (for ages 11 and under) is Dickleburgh Church of England Primary Academy (With Pre-School). 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 4NL is Dickleburgh And Rushall Village Centre and is 0 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Exempt on December 19, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from Little Chippy and is 229 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Needs Improvement on January 26, 2022.

Residents reported an average download speed of 41.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 9.7 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 16.7% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.6 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP21 4NL 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 4NL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Harvey Lane 20 m
Millers Drive 208 m
Cornfields 208 m
Limmer Avenue 218 m
Crown Close 227 m
Smiths Close 277 m
The Street 305 m
Catchpole Walk 321 m
Rectory Road 484 m
Norwich Road 1.05 km
B1077 7.21 km
A143 8.66 km
B1113 12.17 km
A140 13.14 km
A12 56.21 km


Information about the postcode IP21 4NL

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 4NL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Dickleburgh Church of England Primary Academy (With Pre-School) 0 m
Scole Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 24, 2017)
3.32 km
Burston Community Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
3.37 km
Tivetshall Community Primary School Good
(October 14, 2021)
4.35 km
Pulham Church of England Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
4.81 km
Diss High School Good
(March 22, 2018)
5.24 km
Diss Infant Academy and Nursery 5.3 km
Diss Church of England Junior Academy 5.58 km
St Edmund's Primary School Good
(May 23, 2019)
6.42 km
Palgrave Church of England Primary School Good
(October 9, 2019)
6.51 km
All Saints Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Winfarthing Good
(May 22, 2018)
6.84 km
Roydon Primary School Requires improvement
(January 23, 2020)
6.92 km
Archbishop Sancroft High School (A Church of England Academy) 7.28 km
Harleston CofE Primary Academy 8.12 km
Hartismere School Outstanding
(November 26, 2014)
8.54 km
St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary School, Eye 8.62 km
Aslacton Primary School Good
(January 28, 2020)
9 km
Bressingham Primary School Good
(November 22, 2018)
9.1 km
Stradbroke Church of England Primary School 9.93 km
Mellis Church of England Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
10.1 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Dickleburgh And Rushall Village Centre Pub/bar/nightclub Exempt
December 19, 2019
0 m
Dickleburgh Stores \& Post Office Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 22, 2018
229 m
Little Chippy Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
January 26, 2022
229 m
The Dickleburgh Crown Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
May 17, 2017
296 m
CareEast Limited/Culrose Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 16, 2016
1.1 km
Regal Healthcare Properties Ltd Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 28, 2020
2.5 km
Waveney Valley Holiday Park Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 7, 2019
2.9 km
Chaat Man Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
2.93 km
Half Moon Inn Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
2.93 km
Burston House Hospital Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 17, 2021
3.31 km
Norse Commercial Services @ Burston Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 30, 2018
3.37 km
Thorpe Abbotts Village Hall Other catering premises Exempt
October 23, 2019
3.43 km
The Crown Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 21, 2019
3.5 km
Le Dirty Cochon@ The Horseshoes Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
3.52 km
The Horseshoes Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 26, 2019
3.52 km
Old Ram Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 25, 2018
3.59 km
Heart Of Gissing CIO Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 15, 2017
3.78 km
Diss By Verve Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
3.9 km
Scole Village Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 9, 2020
3.9 km
Crown Inn Other catering premises 5
Very Good
August 28, 2019
3.99 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Catchpole Walk Bus Stop/Station 298 m
church Bus Stop/Station 328 m
church Bus Stop/Station 333 m
Diss Rail Station Rail 5 km

Nearby Nature

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

Chilvers Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.1 km
Long Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.37 km
The Whin Ground Woodland Or Forest 1.56 km
Fitch's Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.69 km
Ash Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.77 km
Church Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
The Larches Woodland Or Forest 1.79 km
Bridgefield Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.84 km
Brick Yard Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.98 km
Hazel Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
Billingford Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.04 km
Dark Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.15 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.2 km
Top Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.22 km
Coursing Barn Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.25 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 39.1 Mbps 41.6 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 8.2 Mbps 9.7 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 7 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 18.9 4.1
30-300 Mbps 83.3% 51.1 12
300+ Mbps 16.7% - -

Electricity Consumption

34 meters consuming 188,349 kWh - mean 5,540 kWh : median 4,203 kWh

Energy usage data for IP21 4NL - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.39453200
Longitude 1.18825600
OS Easting 617021
OS Northing 0282173
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 West 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: Farming communities
Subgroup: Established farming communities
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Dickleburgh 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 014D
Output Area / Small Area 1A2