Postcode IP24 1LB (Breckland)

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

IP24 1LB is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.6 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 1LB as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural life.

The closest road name to IP24 1LB is Highlands which is centered 55 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Leisure Centre and is 144 m away. The closest railway station is Thetford Rail Station, 608 m away.

The closest primary school to IP24 1LB (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 Croxton Fish Bar and is 527 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on October 27, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 26.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 4.7 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 86.7% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps. 13.3% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.8 out of 10. 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 IP24 1LB 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 1LB and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Highlands 55 m
Clover Way 60 m
Barley Way 74 m
Fairfields 117 m
Croxton Road 123 m
Richard Easten Road 205 m
Grenville Way 228 m
Tottington Close 231 m
Buckenham Way 255 m
Stanford Road 276 m
Sturston Close 319 m
The Glade 331 m
Woodlands Drive 397 m
Churchill Road 454 m
Norwich Road 564 m


Information about the postcode IP24 1LB

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 1LB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Drake Primary School Good
(November 17, 2021)
183 m
Admirals Academy Requires improvement
(January 12, 2022)
520 m
Raleigh Infant Academy 520 m
Norwich Road Academy 640 m
The Thetford Academy Good
(March 5, 2020)
717 m
Thetford Grammar School 1.12 km
The Damara School 1.14 km
The Bishop's Church of England Primary Academy Serious Weaknesses
(October 9, 2019)
1.33 km
Redcastle Family School Good
(July 5, 2017)
1.62 km
Diamond Academy Serious Weaknesses
(January 19, 2022)
1.67 km
Queensway Infant Academy and Nursery 1.82 km
Barnham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 8, 2017)
4.94 km
Elveden Church of England Primary Academy Outstanding
(July 15, 2021)
7.29 km
Glade Academy 8.94 km
Forest Academy Good
(November 12, 2021)
9.3 km
Riddlesworth Hall School 9.63 km
Honington Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(July 15, 2021)
10.23 km
Weeting Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
10.68 km
Great Hockham Primary School and Nursery Good
(November 23, 2021)
11.85 km
Barningham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(June 5, 2019)
11.86 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Polish Food Other catering premises 4
June 25, 2021
0 m
Little Pirates at Drake Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 21, 2021
183 m
NORSE at Drake Infant School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 26, 2021
183 m
Just Enjoy Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
August 6, 2021
438 m
Nadine's Cakes & Celebrations Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 15, 2022
495 m
Traquinas Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 25, 2021
516 m
Compass at Raleigh Infant School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 24, 2021
520 m
NORSE at Admirals Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 7, 2021
520 m
Croxton Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 27, 2021
527 m
Londis Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 4
March 9, 2021
527 m
The Hub Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 1, 2021
527 m
BP Connect Retailers - other 4
April 14, 2021
582 m
A & T Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
633 m
Atlantis Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
June 17, 2021
633 m
Full House Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 31, 2021
633 m
Thetford Raj Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
April 20, 2021
633 m
Compass at Norwich Road Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 21, 2021
640 m
Hedgehogs Breakfast and Afterschool Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 14, 2021
640 m
Tesco Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 25, 2022
640 m
T & S Foods Mobile caterer 4
October 29, 2021
644 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Leisure Centre Bus Stop/Station 144 m
Fairfields Bus Stop/Station 192 m
Leisure Centre Bus Stop/Station 199 m
Fairfields Bus Stop/Station 220 m
Glebe Close Bus Stop/Station 305 m
Thetford Rail Station Rail 608 m
Thetford Rail Station Rail 632 m
Cambridge Airport Air 46.17 km

Nearby Nature

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

Cedar Row Woodland Or Forest 985 m
Butten Island Island 1.11 km
Croxton Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.33 km
Sandpit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.33 km
Broom Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.34 km
Sawyer's Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.48 km
Gallows Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.56 km
Redcastle Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.6 km
Mount Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Jane's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.8 km
Abbey Heath Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Limekiln Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.94 km
Hawkspost Belt Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Second Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.06 km
Box Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.06 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 28.1 Mbps 26.9 Mbps 54.42 Mbps
Upload 4.6 Mbps 4.7 Mbps 18.83 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 13.3% 22.8 3.6
30-300 Mbps 86.7% 36.3 7.2
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

60 meters consuming 690,339 kWh - mean 11,506 kWh : median 11,010 kWh

Electricity Consumption

58 meters consuming 194,889 kWh - mean 3,360 kWh : median 2,793 kWh

Energy usage data for IP24 1LB - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.42143200
Longitude 0.75332100
OS Easting 587321
OS Northing 0283948
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: 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 E33027760
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Breckland 016
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Breckland 016B
Output Area / Small Area 1B1