Postcode IP24 1AX (Breckland)

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The postcode IP24 1AX is located in Breckland, in the county of Norfolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP24 1AX is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP24 1AX is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 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 IP24 1AX as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural life.

The closest road name to IP24 1AX is Abbeygate which is centered 22 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Bus Interchange and is 160 m away. The closest railway station is Thetford Rail Station, 267 m away.

The closest primary school to IP24 1AX (for ages 11 and under) is Norwich Road Academy.

The local pub for residents of IP24 1AX is Railway Tavern and is 215 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Pizza Plus and is 301 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on July 15, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 41.2 Mbps and an average upload speed of 6.9 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 2.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP24 1AX 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 IP24 1AX and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP24 1AX, and the approximate distance away.

Abbeygate 22 m
Abbey Green 99 m
Water Lane 134 m
Priory Park 145 m
St Nicholas Street 163 m
Miller's Lane 172 m
Station Road 187 m
Painter Street 204 m
Minstergate 206 m
Abbey Barns Court 215 m
New Road 249 m
Thomas Paine Avenue 251 m
Monksgate 269 m
Abbey Mews 285 m
White Hart Street 307 m


Information about the postcode IP24 1AX

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 IP24 1AX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Thetford Grammar School 440 m
The Damara School 448 m
Norwich Road Academy 479 m
The Bishop's Church of England Primary Academy Serious Weaknesses
(October 9, 2019)
594 m
Redcastle Family School Good
(July 5, 2017)
801 m
Drake Primary School Good
(November 17, 2021)
1.01 km
Diamond Academy Serious Weaknesses
(January 19, 2022)
1.06 km
Queensway Infant Academy and Nursery 1.19 km
Admirals Academy Requires improvement
(January 12, 2022)
1.29 km
Raleigh Infant Academy 1.29 km
The Thetford Academy Good
(March 5, 2020)
1.49 km
Barnham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 8, 2017)
4.38 km
Elveden Church of England Primary Academy Outstanding
(July 15, 2021)
6.46 km
Glade Academy 8.49 km
Forest Academy Good
(November 12, 2021)
8.84 km
Breckland School Good
(September 20, 2017)
9.93 km
Honington Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(July 15, 2021)
10.02 km
Riddlesworth Hall School 10.13 km
Weeting Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
10.36 km
Bardwell Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(October 4, 2018)
12.17 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP24 1AX - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Railway Tavern Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
215 m
Charles Burrell Museum Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 26, 2022
237 m
Iceland Foods Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 21, 2022
237 m
Poundstretcher Ltd Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
October 20, 2021
237 m
Wilko Retail Ltd Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 24, 2022
237 m
Central Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
May 20, 2021
301 m
Mini Market Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 19, 2021
301 m
Nimmi Indian Cuisine Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
April 20, 2021
301 m
Pizza Plus Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
July 15, 2021
301 m
Star OK Kebabs Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 5, 2021
301 m
Thomas Paine Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
May 19, 2021
301 m
Cheers Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 19, 2021
316 m
Mingchangs Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 3, 2022
319 m
Playdays Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 26, 2021
319 m
The Wereham House Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
October 18, 2021
319 m
Nadine's Cakes & Celebrations Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 15, 2022
356 m
The Bell Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house Awaiting Inspection
April 12, 2022
380 m
Thetford Baptist Comm. Church Other catering premises 4
January 18, 2022
381 m
Browns Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
August 5, 2021
381 m
Traquinas Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 25, 2021
387 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP24 1AX - Data from Apr 2022

Bus Interchange Bus Stop/Station 160 m
Bus Interchange Bus Stop/Station 162 m
Bus Interchange Bus Stop/Station 168 m
Bus Interchange Bus Stop/Station 181 m
Bus Interchange Bus Stop/Station 194 m
Thetford Rail Station Rail 267 m
Thetford Rail Station Rail 284 m
Cambridge Airport Air 45.34 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP24 1AX - Data from Dec 2021

Butten Island Island 596 m
Redcastle Plantation Woodland Or Forest 780 m
Second Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.22 km
Kimms Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.36 km
Abbey Heath Woodland Or Forest 1.51 km
Horse Meadows Woodland Or Forest 1.62 km
Chestnut Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.64 km
Stanford's Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.7 km
Cedar Row Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
Gallows Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.83 km
New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.93 km
Sawyer's Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
Broom Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Sandpit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.98 km
Navarino Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP24 1AX - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 43.8 Mbps 41.2 Mbps 74.76 Mbps
Upload 5.2 Mbps 6.9 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 8 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 21.8 1.3
30-300 Mbps 100% 53.6 10.1
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

16 meters consuming 262,353 kWh - mean 16,397 kWh : median 17,377 kWh

Energy usage data for IP24 1AX - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.41685600
Longitude 0.74357900
OS Easting 586678
OS Northing 0283414
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 West Norfolk
County Electorial Division Thetford West ED
Electoral Ward Thetford Priory
Local Authority District Breckland
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 E07000143
Travel To Work Area Thetford and Mildenhall


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: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Rural life
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Thetford BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33027754
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Breckland 015
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Breckland 015A
Output Area / Small Area 1B1