Postcode IP23 7PL (Mid Suffolk)

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

IP23 7PL is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.2 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 7PL as Rural residents > Farming communities > Established farming communities.

The closest road name to IP23 7PL is The Causeway which is centered 63 m away.

The nearest bus stop is The Green and is 121 m away.

The closest primary school to IP23 7PL (for ages 11 and under) is Occold Primary School. 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 7PL is The Beaconsfield Arms and is 156 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on June 4, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from New Happy House and is 3.23 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 9, 2022.

Residents reported an average download speed of 52.5 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.3 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

The Causeway 63 m
The Street 110 m
Old Rectory Gardens 176 m
Ash Tree Close 178 m
Redlingfield Road 297 m
Church Lane 306 m
Mill Road 324 m
Tudor Court 351 m
Church Street 362 m
Bullshall Road 760 m
B1077 5.9 km
B1118 7.63 km
A143 8.73 km
B1113 10.72 km
A140 24.63 km


Information about the postcode IP23 7PL

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 7PL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Occold Primary School 0 m
Thorndon Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Requires improvement
(June 20, 2019)
2 km
St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary School, Eye 3.34 km
Hartismere School Outstanding
(November 26, 2014)
3.86 km
Wetheringsett Manor School 4.67 km
Wetheringsett Church of England Primary School 5.03 km
St Edmund's Primary School Good
(May 23, 2019)
6.09 km
Mellis Church of England Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
6.46 km
Worlingworth Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Outstanding
(June 12, 2019)
6.71 km
Sir Robert Hitcham Church of England Voluntary Aided School Requires improvement
(June 7, 2019)
7.17 km
Mendlesham Primary School Good
(July 9, 2019)
7.36 km
Debenham High School 7.61 km
Stradbroke High School Good
(January 25, 2018)
7.83 km
Bedfield Church of England Primary School 7.85 km
Stradbroke Church of England Primary School 8.11 km
Gislingham Church of England Primary School 8.37 km
Scole Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 24, 2017)
8.69 km
Wilby Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(November 27, 2019)
8.8 km
Palgrave Church of England Primary School Good
(October 9, 2019)
8.95 km
Wortham Primary School 9.84 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Breakfast Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 4, 2015
0 m
Occold County Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 7, 2019
0 m
Occold Pre-School Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
April 21, 2020
156 m
Occold Village Hall Other catering premises Exempt
156 m
The Beaconsfield Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
June 4, 2019
156 m
Labcorp Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 24, 2022
582 m
The Black Horse Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 17, 2021
2 km
Thorndon Community Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 9, 2015
2 km
Thorndon Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 6, 2019
2 km
Rishangles Baptist Church Other catering premises 5
Very Good
May 9, 2016
2.1 km
Thorndon Village Hall Other catering premises Exempt
2.1 km
Jungle Cubs & Jungle Giants Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
2.47 km
Suffolk Fruit & Trees Farmers/growers Exempt
March 9, 2016
2.54 km
New Happy House Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
3.23 km
Eyes Open CIC T/A The Bank Arts Cent Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 15, 2017
3.28 km
G Shurey & Son Butchers Retailers - other 4
November 10, 2021
3.28 km
ANGLIAN COOP EYE Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
April 22, 2014
3.34 km
Beard's Tea Rooms Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 5, 2019
3.34 km
David Dunnett Family Butcher Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 20, 2021
3.34 km
McColls Retailers - other 4
September 11, 2019
3.34 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

The Green Bus Stop/Station 121 m
The Green Bus Stop/Station 124 m
Occold Turn Bus Stop/Station 556 m
Occold Turn Bus Stop/Station 588 m
The Wash Bus Stop/Station 1.35 km

Nearby Nature

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

Clint Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.57 km
Nutground Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Fox Burrow Plantations Woodland Or Forest 1.88 km
Moorhall Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km
Thorndon Pool Inland Water 2.68 km
Little Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.36 km
Long Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.66 km
Steggall's Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.82 km
Redlingfield Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.86 km
Dragon Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.87 km
Victoria Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.89 km
Waterloo Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.94 km
Braiseworth Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.1 km
Prince of Wales Plantation Woodland Or Forest 4.2 km
Coldham Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.28 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 56.7 Mbps 52.5 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 17.3 Mbps 13.3 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% 17.7 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 62 16.7
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Electricity Consumption

16 meters consuming 63,114 kWh - mean 3,945 kWh : median 2,698 kWh

Energy usage data for IP23 7PL - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.29195200
Longitude 1.16214700
OS Easting 615742
OS Northing 0270687
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 Upper Gipping 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: Farming communities
Subgroup: Established farming communities
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Occold BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33028443
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Mid Suffolk 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Mid Suffolk 001D
Output Area / Small Area 1A2