Postcode IP23 7BL (Mid Suffolk)

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

IP23 7BL 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 7BL as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural life.

The closest road name to IP23 7BL is Gaye Crescent which is centered 76 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Hartismere Hospital and is 55 m away.

The closest primary school to IP23 7BL (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 7BL is The Queens Head and is 525 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on July 22, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Eye Fish & Chips and is 489 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on June 4, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 66.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.4 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 1.8 out of 10. 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 IP23 7BL 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 7BL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Gaye Crescent 76 m
Haygate 131 m
Daniel Gardens 137 m
Millfield 172 m
Highfield 197 m
Copper Close 351 m
Castleton Way 631 m
Roman Road 2.02 km
B1077 2.04 km
A143 5.13 km
B1113 7.81 km
B1117 10.77 km
A140 21.66 km
A12 47.67 km
A11 59.33 km


Information about the postcode IP23 7BL

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 7BL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Hartismere School Outstanding
(November 26, 2014)
0 m
St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary School, Eye 728 m
Mellis Church of England Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
3.57 km
Occold Primary School 3.86 km
Thorndon Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Requires improvement
(June 20, 2019)
4.45 km
St Edmund's Primary School Good
(May 23, 2019)
5.03 km
Palgrave Church of England Primary School Good
(October 9, 2019)
5.09 km
Scole Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 24, 2017)
5.34 km
Diss Infant Academy and Nursery 6.11 km
Diss Church of England Junior Academy 6.15 km
Diss High School Good
(March 22, 2018)
6.47 km
Wortham Primary School 6.5 km
Roydon Primary School Requires improvement
(January 23, 2020)
7.16 km
Gislingham Church of England Primary School 7.16 km
Wetheringsett Manor School 7.29 km
Wetheringsett Church of England Primary School 7.58 km
Dickleburgh Church of England Primary Academy (With Pre-School) 8.54 km
Stradbroke Church of England Primary School 8.97 km
Stradbroke High School Good
(January 25, 2018)
9.01 km
Burston Community Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
9.11 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Hartismere Place (Care UK Ltd) Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
October 14, 2021
150 m
Staff Canteen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 12, 2020
409 m
Eye Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 4, 2021
489 m
Lee's Cottage Chinese Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 16, 2022
489 m
Eye Community Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 13, 2014
510 m
Pizza + Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 7, 2020
510 m
Community Fridge Other catering premises 5
Very Good
August 19, 2021
525 m
The Queens Head Pub/bar/nightclub 4
July 22, 2021
525 m
Cafeye Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 28, 2022
565 m
Cocoa Mama Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 17, 2019
565 m
E G H MAYNARD Retailers - other Exempt
565 m
Ipswich & Norwich Co-op Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 22, 2019
565 m
The Tilting Sky Gift Shop Retailers - other Exempt
February 7, 2017
565 m
The Tudor Bakehouse Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 21, 2022
565 m
Eyes Open CIC T/A The Bank Arts Cent Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 15, 2017
629 m
G Shurey & Son Butchers Retailers - other 4
November 10, 2021
629 m
Do VEGAN Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
722 m
ANGLIAN COOP EYE Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
April 22, 2014
728 m
Beard's Tea Rooms Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 5, 2019
728 m
David Dunnett Family Butcher Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 20, 2021
728 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Hartismere Hospital Bus Stop/Station 55 m
Hartismere Hospital Bus Stop/Station 102 m
High School Bus Stop/Station 196 m
High School Bus Stop/Station 201 m
Bellands Way Bus Stop/Station 335 m

Nearby Nature

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

Waterloo Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.43 km
Fir Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.52 km
Moorhall Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.68 km
Bull's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.69 km
Bush Hole Woodland Or Forest 1.85 km
Oak Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km
Long Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.04 km
Fox Burrow Plantations Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
Admiral's Carr Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Dragon Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.24 km
Birdwalk Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.36 km
Pit Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.36 km
New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.38 km
Nutground Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.43 km
Laurel Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.45 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 77 Mbps 66.6 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 20 Mbps 15.4 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 21 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 73.1 17.5
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

20 meters consuming 238,909 kWh - mean 11,945 kWh : median 11,868 kWh

Electricity Consumption

23 meters consuming 94,457 kWh - mean 4,107 kWh : median 3,285 kWh

Energy usage data for IP23 7BL - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.32378800
Longitude 1.13965700
OS Easting 614055
OS Northing 0274160
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: Rural residents
Group: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Rural life
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 E33024781
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Mid Suffolk 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Mid Suffolk 001A
Output Area / Small Area 1B1