Postcode IP24 1JQ (Breckland)

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The postcode IP24 1JQ is located in Breckland, in the county of Norfolk. It was introduced in June 1981 and is an active postcode. IP24 1JQ is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP24 1JQ is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.7 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 1JQ as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > White professionals.

The closest road name to IP24 1JQ is Woodlands Close which is centered 32 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Milton Close and is 192 m away. The closest railway station is Thetford Rail Station, 911 m away.

The closest primary school to IP24 1JQ (for ages 11 and under) is Drake Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 17, 2021.

The nearest takeaway food is available from Atlantis Fish Bar and is 342 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on June 17, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 23.1 Mbps and an average upload speed of 4.8 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 1.7 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 IP24 1JQ 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 1JQ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Woodlands Close 32 m
Woodlands Drive 100 m
Milton Close 180 m
Fairfields 187 m
Burns Close 207 m
The Glade 211 m
Raleigh Way 226 m
The Covert 235 m
Shelley Way 241 m
Barley Way 244 m
Hood Way 251 m
Drake Road 251 m
Mountbatten Close 254 m
Clover Way 266 m
Grenville Way 307 m


Information about the postcode IP24 1JQ

Introduction June 1981
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 1JQ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Drake Primary School Good
(November 17, 2021)
122 m
Admirals Academy Requires improvement
(January 12, 2022)
286 m
Raleigh Infant Academy 286 m
The Thetford Academy Good
(March 5, 2020)
536 m
Norwich Road Academy 884 m
Thetford Grammar School 1.39 km
The Damara School 1.41 km
The Bishop's Church of England Primary Academy Serious Weaknesses
(October 9, 2019)
1.63 km
Diamond Academy Serious Weaknesses
(January 19, 2022)
1.91 km
Redcastle Family School Good
(July 5, 2017)
1.92 km
Queensway Infant Academy and Nursery 2.06 km
Barnham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 8, 2017)
5.13 km
Elveden Church of England Primary Academy Outstanding
(July 15, 2021)
7.59 km
Glade Academy 9.15 km
Riddlesworth Hall School 9.42 km
Forest Academy Good
(November 12, 2021)
9.52 km
Honington Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(July 15, 2021)
10.27 km
Weeting Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
10.85 km
Great Hockham Primary School and Nursery Good
(November 23, 2021)
11.56 km
Barningham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(June 5, 2019)
11.75 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Little Pirates at Drake Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 21, 2021
122 m
NORSE at Drake Infant School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 26, 2021
122 m
Just Enjoy Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
August 6, 2021
150 m
Compass at Raleigh Infant School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 24, 2021
286 m
NORSE at Admirals Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 7, 2021
286 m
Polish Food Other catering premises 4
June 25, 2021
304 m
A & T Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
342 m
Atlantis Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
June 17, 2021
342 m
Full House Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 31, 2021
342 m
Thetford Raj Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
April 20, 2021
342 m
BP Connect Retailers - other 4
April 14, 2021
431 m
Croxton Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 27, 2021
442 m
Londis Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 4
March 9, 2021
442 m
The Hub Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 1, 2021
442 m
Vive at Thetford Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 21, 2021
536 m
Gitos Maistas Other catering premises 5
Very Good
July 29, 2021
558 m
The Iris Cake Company Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 10, 2021
565 m
Gregs Grill Thetford Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
September 17, 2020
580 m
T & S Foods Mobile caterer 4
October 29, 2021
594 m
Busy Bees Ltd Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
April 12, 2022
651 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Milton Close Bus Stop/Station 192 m
Burns Close Bus Stop/Station 203 m
The Glade Bus Stop/Station 290 m
Fairfields Bus Stop/Station 297 m
Fairfields Bus Stop/Station 298 m
Thetford Rail Station Rail 911 m
Thetford Rail Station Rail 935 m
Cambridge Airport Air 46.47 km

Nearby Nature

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

Cedar Row Woodland Or Forest 682 m
Sandpit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.12 km
Croxton Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.12 km
Broom Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.13 km
Butten Island Island 1.35 km
Sawyer's Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.35 km
Mount Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.48 km
Jane's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.5 km
Gallows Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.62 km
Hawkspost Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.74 km
Limekiln Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.8 km
Tollgate Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
Redcastle Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Henhouse Covert Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Box Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.06 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 22.5 Mbps 23.1 Mbps 40 Mbps
Upload 4.3 Mbps 4.8 Mbps 8.34 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 4 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 21.1 4.4
30-300 Mbps 100% 36 7.3
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

15 meters consuming 163,257 kWh - mean 10,884 kWh : median 10,914 kWh

Electricity Consumption

15 meters consuming 61,929 kWh - mean 4,129 kWh : median 2,801 kWh

Energy usage data for IP24 1JQ - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.42272500
Longitude 0.75725600
OS Easting 587583
OS Northing 0284102
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 East ED
Electoral Ward Thetford Boudica
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: Urbanites
Group: Urban professionals and families
Subgroup: White professionals
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 E33027761
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Breckland 016
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Breckland 016E
Output Area / Small Area 5A1