Postcode IP24 1LE (Breckland)

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

IP24 1LE 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 1LE as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > White suburban communities.

The closest road name to IP24 1LE is Scott Close which is centered 22 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Rosemary Musker School and is 135 m away. The closest railway station is Thetford Rail Station, 1.14 km away.

The closest primary school to IP24 1LE (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 197 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on October 27, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 37.1 Mbps and an average upload speed of 8.1 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 1.9 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Scott Close 22 m
Wordsworth Green 72 m
Hardy Close 77 m
Eliot Close 169 m
The Covert 176 m
Anna Gurney Close 208 m
Mother Julian Close 210 m
Tennyson Way 217 m
Harriet Martineau Close 243 m
Sybil Wheeler Close 271 m
The Glade 272 m
Burns Close 276 m
Elizabeth Fry Close 294 m
Shakespeare Way 301 m
Florence Barclay Close 336 m


Information about the postcode IP24 1LE

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 1LE - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Thetford Academy Good
(March 5, 2020)
124 m
Drake Primary School Good
(November 17, 2021)
488 m
Admirals Academy Requires improvement
(January 12, 2022)
613 m
Raleigh Infant Academy 613 m
Norwich Road Academy 1.24 km
Thetford Grammar School 1.72 km
The Damara School 1.73 km
The Bishop's Church of England Primary Academy Serious Weaknesses
(October 9, 2019)
1.79 km
Redcastle Family School Good
(July 5, 2017)
2.19 km
Diamond Academy Serious Weaknesses
(January 19, 2022)
2.27 km
Queensway Infant Academy and Nursery 2.42 km
Barnham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 8, 2017)
5.53 km
Elveden Church of England Primary Academy Outstanding
(July 15, 2021)
7.81 km
Glade Academy 9.02 km
Forest Academy Good
(November 12, 2021)
9.39 km
Riddlesworth Hall School 9.6 km
Weeting Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
10.65 km
Honington Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(July 15, 2021)
10.67 km
Great Hockham Primary School and Nursery Good
(November 23, 2021)
11.28 km
Mundford Church of England Primary Academy Good
(September 21, 2017)
11.73 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Vive at Thetford Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 21, 2021
124 m
Croxton Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 27, 2021
197 m
Londis Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 4
March 9, 2021
197 m
The Hub Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 1, 2021
197 m
Just Enjoy Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
August 6, 2021
299 m
Little Pirates at Drake Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 21, 2021
488 m
NORSE at Drake Infant School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 26, 2021
488 m
A & T Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
528 m
Atlantis Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
June 17, 2021
528 m
Full House Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 31, 2021
528 m
Thetford Raj Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
April 20, 2021
528 m
Polish Food Other catering premises 4
June 25, 2021
603 m
Compass at Raleigh Infant School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 24, 2021
613 m
NORSE at Admirals Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 7, 2021
613 m
Gitos Maistas Other catering premises 5
Very Good
July 29, 2021
625 m
Fun2play Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 21, 2021
669 m
Mr Pats Diner Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 16, 2021
722 m
Gregs Grill Thetford Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
September 17, 2020
748 m
BP Connect Retailers - other 4
April 14, 2021
797 m
Slimming World Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
850 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Rosemary Musker School Bus Stop/Station 135 m
The Glade Bus Stop/Station 149 m
The Glade Bus Stop/Station 163 m
Rosemary Musker School Bus Stop/Station 172 m
Woodlands Drive Bus Stop/Station 208 m
Thetford Rail Station Rail 1.14 km
Thetford Rail Station Rail 1.14 km
Cambridge Airport Air 46.66 km

Nearby Nature

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

Cedar Row Woodland Or Forest 678 m
Croxton Hill Hill Or Mountain 728 m
Gallows Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.33 km
Sandpit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.35 km
Broom Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.39 km
Jane's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.39 km
Hawkspost Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.41 km
Tollgate Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Sawyer's Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.67 km
Butten Island Island 1.71 km
Box Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.71 km
Mount Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.76 km
Breck Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.87 km
Henhouse Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.02 km
Rougham Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 43.4 Mbps 37.1 Mbps 54.78 Mbps
Upload 9.5 Mbps 8.1 Mbps 14.65 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 3.7
30-300 Mbps 100% 47.2 10.3
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

12 meters consuming 151,927 kWh - mean 12,661 kWh : median 11,712 kWh

Energy usage data for IP24 1LE - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.42641300
Longitude 0.75682400
OS Easting 587538
OS Northing 0284511
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: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: White suburban communities
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 6B2