Postcode IP23 7AR (Mid Suffolk)

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The postcode IP23 7AR is located in Mid Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP23 7AR is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP23 7AR is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.8 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 IP23 7AR as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Self-sufficient retirement.

The closest road name to IP23 7AR is The Rookery which is centered 17 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Primary School and is 210 m away.

The closest primary school to IP23 7AR (for ages 11 and under) is St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary School, Eye. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Hartismere School. The last OFSTED inspection on November 26, 2014 rated this school as Outstanding

The local pub for residents of IP23 7AR is The Queens Head and is 303 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on July 22, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from New Happy House and is 99 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 9, 2022.

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

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 2.7 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP23 7AR 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 IP23 7AR and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP23 7AR, and the approximate distance away.

The Rookery 17 m
Castle Street 72 m
Castle Hill 119 m
Lowgate Street 129 m
Hayward Close 157 m
Orchard Close 177 m
Buckshorn Lane 185 m
Church Street 229 m
Broad Street 261 m
The Cross 284 m
Dove Lane 289 m
Cross Street 300 m
Wellington Road 323 m
Moorhall Causeway 328 m
Magdalen Street 373 m


Information about the postcode IP23 7AR

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 IP23 7AR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary School, Eye 220 m
Hartismere School Outstanding
(November 26, 2014)
828 m
Occold Primary School 3.14 km
Thorndon Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Requires improvement
(June 20, 2019)
4.01 km
Mellis Church of England Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
4.29 km
St Edmund's Primary School Good
(May 23, 2019)
4.67 km
Scole Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 24, 2017)
5.74 km
Palgrave Church of England Primary School Good
(October 9, 2019)
5.87 km
Diss Infant Academy and Nursery 6.81 km
Diss Church of England Junior Academy 6.87 km
Wetheringsett Manor School 6.92 km
Diss High School Good
(March 22, 2018)
7.17 km
Wetheringsett Church of England Primary School 7.23 km
Wortham Primary School 7.32 km
Gislingham Church of England Primary School 7.61 km
Roydon Primary School Requires improvement
(January 23, 2020)
7.94 km
Stradbroke High School Good
(January 25, 2018)
8.33 km
Stradbroke Church of England Primary School 8.34 km
Dickleburgh Church of England Primary Academy (With Pre-School) 8.83 km
Worlingworth Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Outstanding
(June 12, 2019)
9.01 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP23 7AR - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
New Happy House Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
99 m
Eyes Open CIC T/A The Bank Arts Cent Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 15, 2017
209 m
G Shurey & Son Butchers Retailers - other 4
November 10, 2021
209 m
ANGLIAN COOP EYE Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
April 22, 2014
220 m
Beard's Tea Rooms Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 5, 2019
220 m
David Dunnett Family Butcher Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 20, 2021
220 m
McColls Retailers - other 4
September 11, 2019
220 m
St Peter And Paul Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 5, 2019
220 m
Cafeye Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 28, 2022
266 m
Cocoa Mama Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 17, 2019
266 m
E G H MAYNARD Retailers - other Exempt
266 m
Ipswich & Norwich Co-op Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 22, 2019
266 m
The Tilting Sky Gift Shop Retailers - other Exempt
February 7, 2017
266 m
The Tudor Bakehouse Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 21, 2022
266 m
Do VEGAN Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
288 m
Community Fridge Other catering premises 5
Very Good
August 19, 2021
303 m
The Queens Head Pub/bar/nightclub 4
July 22, 2021
303 m
Eye Community Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 13, 2014
357 m
Pizza + Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 7, 2020
357 m
Eye Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 4, 2021
377 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP23 7AR - Data from Apr 2022

Primary School Bus Stop/Station 210 m
Primary School Bus Stop/Station 217 m
Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 353 m
Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 381 m
Vion Food Bus Stop/Station 383 m

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP23 7AR - Data from Dec 2021

Waterloo Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.19 km
Moorhall Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.36 km
Fox Burrow Plantations Woodland Or Forest 1.57 km
Bull's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.77 km
Dragon Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.79 km
Bush Hole Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
Nutground Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.89 km
Admiral's Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
Fir Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km
New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Clint Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
Oak Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.23 km
Long Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.27 km
Pit Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.27 km
Birdwalk Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.44 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP23 7AR - 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%

Gas Consumption

7 meters consuming 121,452 kWh - mean 17,350 kWh : median 17,852 kWh

Energy usage data for IP23 7AR - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.31894600
Longitude 1.14888300
OS Easting 614707
OS Northing 0273649
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 Hoxne and Eye ED
Electoral Ward Eye
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Self-sufficient retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Eye (Mid Suffolk) BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Eye (Mid Suffolk) BUASD
Workplace Zone E33028442
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Mid Suffolk 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Mid Suffolk 001A
Output Area / Small Area 5B3