Postcode IP24 3DP (Breckland)

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The postcode IP24 3DP is located in Breckland, in the county of Norfolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP24 3DP is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP24 3DP is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.8 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 3DP as Hard-pressed living > Migration and churn > Hard-Pressed European Settlers.

The closest road name to IP24 3DP is Hillary Road which is centered 40 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Queensway and is 105 m away. The closest railway station is Thetford Rail Station, 1.3 km away.

The closest primary school to IP24 3DP (for ages 11 and under) is Diamond Academy. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Serious Weaknesses on January 19, 2022.

The local pub for residents of IP24 3DP is Thetford & District Ex-Service & Social Club and is 435 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on October 11, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Cinnamon Indian takeaway and is 547 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as AwaitingInspection .

Residents reported an average download speed of 54.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.9 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 1.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP24 3DP 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 3DP and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP24 3DP, and the approximate distance away.

Hillary Road 40 m
Queensway 132 m
Amulet Close 185 m
Nelson Crescent 191 m
St Michael's Close 199 m
Tudor Close 205 m
St Mary's Crescent 208 m
St Barnabas Close 227 m
Kingsway 240 m
The Ouse Avenue 260 m
Icknield Way 265 m
St Margaret's Crescent 275 m
Watermill Green 297 m
Saxon Place 298 m
Nuns' Bridges Road 332 m


Information about the postcode IP24 3DP

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 3DP - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Diamond Academy Serious Weaknesses
(January 19, 2022)
0 m
Queensway Infant Academy and Nursery 154 m
The Damara School 611 m
Thetford Grammar School 620 m
Redcastle Family School Good
(July 5, 2017)
711 m
Norwich Road Academy 1.03 km
The Bishop's Church of England Primary Academy Serious Weaknesses
(October 9, 2019)
1.31 km
Drake Primary School Good
(November 17, 2021)
1.8 km
Admirals Academy Requires improvement
(January 12, 2022)
1.92 km
Raleigh Infant Academy 1.92 km
The Thetford Academy Good
(March 5, 2020)
2.38 km
Barnham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 8, 2017)
3.33 km
Elveden Church of England Primary Academy Outstanding
(July 15, 2021)
5.99 km
Glade Academy 9.02 km
Honington Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(July 15, 2021)
9.03 km
Forest Academy Good
(November 12, 2021)
9.35 km
Riddlesworth Hall School 9.83 km
Breckland School Good
(September 20, 2017)
10.34 km
Weeting Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
11.03 km
Bardwell Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(October 4, 2018)
11.27 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP24 3DP - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Compass at Diamond Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 6, 2021
0 m
Compass at Queensway Infant School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 6, 2021
154 m
Jelly Tots Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 24, 2022
227 m
SNP Food and Wine Mobile caterer 4
August 4, 2021
273 m
Crafty Aliens Retailers - other 4
June 11, 2021
331 m
Charles Burrell Community Fridge Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
351 m
Edwards & Blake at Pinetree School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 6, 2021
351 m
The Burrell Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 30, 2021
351 m
Thetford Foodbank Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 18, 2020
351 m
Tiddlywinks Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 30, 2021
351 m
The Riverside Kiosk Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 23, 2021
356 m
Nuns' Bridges Filling Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 30, 2021
358 m
Kebab King Mobile caterer 3
August 28, 2021
394 m
Celery’s fusion food Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 21, 2021
435 m
Thetford & District Ex-Service & Social Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 11, 2021
435 m
Cinnamon Indian takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
547 m
Meet n Eat Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 5, 2021
547 m
Pine Close Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
May 7, 2021
547 m
Premier Convenience Store Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 4
February 3, 2022
547 m
The Chase Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 29, 2021
549 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP24 3DP - Data from Apr 2022

Queensway Bus Stop/Station 105 m
Queensway Bus Stop/Station 108 m
Saxon Place Bus Stop/Station 252 m
Saxon Place Bus Stop/Station 254 m
Fulmerston Close Bus Stop/Station 256 m
Thetford Rail Station Rail 1.3 km
Thetford Rail Station Rail 1.33 km
Cambridge Airport Air 44.88 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP24 3DP - Data from Dec 2021

Butten Island Island 561 m
Kimms Belt Woodland Or Forest 683 m
Second Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.06 km
Redcastle Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.09 km
Navarino Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.11 km
The Nunnery Lakes Inland Water 1.32 km
Stanford's Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.44 km
Chestnut Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.72 km
Boundary Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.83 km
Barrow Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.89 km
Great Snare Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.94 km
Sawyer's Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
Barrowhill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.06 km
Horse Meadows Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Broom Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.23 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP24 3DP - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 63.2 Mbps 54.7 Mbps 77.24 Mbps
Upload 19 Mbps 14.9 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% 13 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 61.6 17.1
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

29 meters consuming 249,499 kWh - mean 8,603 kWh : median 8,391 kWh

Energy usage data for IP24 3DP - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.40737500
Longitude 0.74487300
OS Easting 586806
OS Northing 0282363
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 Burrell
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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Migration and churn
Subgroup: Hard-Pressed European Settlers
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 E33027766
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Breckland 017
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Breckland 017B
Output Area / Small Area 8D3