Postcode IP23 7BD (Mid Suffolk)

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

IP23 7BD 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 7BD as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Self-sufficient retirement.

The closest road name to IP23 7BD is Church Street which is centered 30 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Primary School and is 133 m away.

The closest primary school to IP23 7BD (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 7BD is The Queens Head and is 250 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 156 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 9, 2022.

Residents reported an average download speed of 59.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.8 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 3.6 out of 10. 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 IP23 7BD 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 7BD and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Church Street 30 m
Castle Hill 100 m
Old Brew House Court 112 m
Dove Lane 129 m
Wellington Road 141 m
Castle Street 147 m
Buckshorn Lane 157 m
Broad Street 195 m
The Cross 226 m
The Rookery 236 m
Cross Street 238 m
Lowgate Street 244 m
Orchard Close 313 m
Tacon Close 325 m
Lambseth Street 340 m


Information about the postcode IP23 7BD

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 7BD - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary School, Eye 0 m
Hartismere School Outstanding
(November 26, 2014)
728 m
Occold Primary School 3.34 km
Thorndon Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Requires improvement
(June 20, 2019)
4.22 km
Mellis Church of England Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
4.27 km
St Edmund's Primary School Good
(May 23, 2019)
4.55 km
Scole Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 24, 2017)
5.52 km
Palgrave Church of England Primary School Good
(October 9, 2019)
5.69 km
Diss Infant Academy and Nursery 6.62 km
Diss Church of England Junior Academy 6.67 km
Diss High School Good
(March 22, 2018)
6.97 km
Wetheringsett Manor School 7.14 km
Wortham Primary School 7.23 km
Wetheringsett Church of England Primary School 7.45 km
Gislingham Church of England Primary School 7.69 km
Roydon Primary School Requires improvement
(January 23, 2020)
7.77 km
Stradbroke Church of England Primary School 8.31 km
Stradbroke High School Good
(January 25, 2018)
8.33 km
Dickleburgh Church of England Primary Academy (With Pre-School) 8.62 km
Worlingworth Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Outstanding
(June 12, 2019)
9.12 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
ANGLIAN COOP EYE Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
April 22, 2014
0 m
Beard's Tea Rooms Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 5, 2019
0 m
David Dunnett Family Butcher Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 20, 2021
0 m
McColls Retailers - other 4
September 11, 2019
0 m
St Peter And Paul Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 5, 2019
0 m
Do VEGAN Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
70 m
New Happy House Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
156 m
Cafeye Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 28, 2022
208 m
Cocoa Mama Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 17, 2019
208 m
E G H MAYNARD Retailers - other Exempt
208 m
Ipswich & Norwich Co-op Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 22, 2019
208 m
The Tilting Sky Gift Shop Retailers - other Exempt
February 7, 2017
208 m
The Tudor Bakehouse Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 21, 2022
208 m
Eye Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 4, 2021
239 m
Lee's Cottage Chinese Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 16, 2022
239 m
Community Fridge Other catering premises 5
Very Good
August 19, 2021
250 m
The Queens Head Pub/bar/nightclub 4
July 22, 2021
250 m
Eyes Open CIC T/A The Bank Arts Cent Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 15, 2017
250 m
G Shurey & Son Butchers Retailers - other 4
November 10, 2021
250 m
Eye Community Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 13, 2014
372 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Primary School Bus Stop/Station 133 m
Primary School Bus Stop/Station 143 m
Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 232 m
Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 242 m
Vion Food Bus Stop/Station 395 m

Nearby Nature

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

Waterloo Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.01 km
Bull's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.55 km
Moorhall Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.56 km
Bush Hole Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Dragon Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.68 km
Admiral's Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Fox Burrow Plantations Woodland Or Forest 1.79 km
Fir Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.93 km
Oak Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.02 km
Pit Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Nutground Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
Birdwalk Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.23 km
Clint Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.33 km
Long Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP23 7BD - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 67.1 Mbps 59.8 Mbps 80 Mbps
Upload 16.7 Mbps 13.8 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 9 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 21.3 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 65.7 15.7
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

29 meters consuming 673,443 kWh - mean 23,222 kWh : median 22,911 kWh

Electricity Consumption

40 meters consuming 232,129 kWh - mean 5,803 kWh : median 3,194 kWh

Energy usage data for IP23 7BD - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.32090600
Longitude 1.14924200
OS Easting 614722
OS Northing 0273868
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