Postcode IP25 6AB (Breckland)

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The postcode IP25 6AB is located in Breckland, in the county of Norfolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP25 6AB is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP25 6AB is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.7 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 IP25 6AB as Constrained city dwellers > Challenged diversity > Transitional Eastern European neighbourhood.

The closest road name to IP25 6AB is Middle Street which is centered 67 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Crown and is 39 m away.

The closest primary school to IP25 6AB (for ages 11 and under) is Watton Junior School. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Kingsbrook School. The last OFSTED inspection on July 9, 2021 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of IP25 6AB is The Willow House and is 39 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on August 26, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Favourite Pizza & Chicken and is 0 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on December 6, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 48.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 10.4 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 88.2% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps. 5.9% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 2.6 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 IP25 6AB 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 IP25 6AB and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP25 6AB, and the approximate distance away.

Middle Street 67 m
Beechwood Avenue 97 m
High Street 100 m
St Giles Road 121 m
Gregor Shanks Way 136 m
Orchard Close 158 m
Mary Shanks Close 161 m
Goddards Court 178 m
Harvey Street 188 m
East Road 194 m
Nelson Court 213 m
Cadman Way 220 m
Memorial Way 224 m
Clarence Court 232 m
George Trollope Road 244 m


Information about the postcode IP25 6AB

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 IP25 6AB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Watton Westfield Infant and Nursery School Good
(February 27, 2020)
428 m
Wayland Academy Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
467 m
Watton Junior School 556 m
Parker's Church of England Primary Academy 2.07 km
St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary Academy & Nursery Good
(October 3, 2019)
3.67 km
Thompson Primary School Good
(December 2, 2021)
4.27 km
Ashill Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 8, 2018)
4.55 km
Caston Church of England Primary Academy 4.92 km
Thomas Bullock Church of England Primary and Nursery Academy Good
(January 9, 2020)
8.27 km
Rocklands Community Primary School Good
(March 6, 2018)
8.62 km
Great Hockham Primary School and Nursery Good
(November 23, 2021)
8.87 km
Kingsbrook School Good
(July 9, 2021)
9.33 km
Necton VA Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
9.59 km
Swaffham CofE Primary Academy Good
(March 7, 2018)
11.85 km
The Nicholas Hamond Academy Good
(December 3, 2021)
11.93 km
Heartwood CofE VC Primary & Nursery School Good
(March 1, 2017)
12.19 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School 12.66 km
OneSchool Global UK - Swaffham Campus 13.25 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP25 6AB - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Adems Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 10, 2021
0 m
Crown Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
0 m
Favourite Pizza & Chicken Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
December 6, 2021
0 m
Little Gary's Plaice Ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
April 15, 2021
0 m
The Crown Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
November 29, 2019
0 m
The Factory Shop Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 25, 2022
0 m
The Norfolk Gift Company Ltd Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
0 m
Watton Bakery Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 31, 2021
0 m
Watton Christian Community Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
February 13, 2021
0 m
Watton Country Market Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 9, 2022
0 m
Watton Kebab and Pizza House Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
July 26, 2021
0 m
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other 4
September 21, 2020
34 m
Italian Job Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
July 20, 2021
34 m
Cats Candy Box Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
39 m
Corner Story Ltd Retailers - other 3
April 13, 2021
39 m
Labas Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 4, 2022
39 m
Labas Shop Ltd Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 4
April 30, 2021
39 m
M Brooks Butchers Retailers - other 4
July 27, 2021
39 m
The Willow House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 26, 2021
39 m
Watton Edwards News Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 20, 2021
39 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP25 6AB - Data from Apr 2022

Crown Bus Stop/Station 39 m
Crown Bus Stop/Station 86 m
East Road Bus Stop/Station 175 m
Tesco Bus Stop/Station 251 m
Tesco Bus Stop/Station 278 m
Cambridge Airport Air 60.1 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP25 6AB - Data from Dec 2021

Loch Neaton Inland Water 659 m
New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.15 km
Rabbit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.36 km
Wayland Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.53 km
Milestone Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.58 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.62 km
Saham Mere Inland Water 1.7 km
Watton Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
The Car Woodland Or Forest 2.07 km
Fir Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.11 km
Broomhill Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.17 km
Halfcrown Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.29 km
Sandpit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.3 km
Nettlehill Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.34 km
Dark Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.37 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP25 6AB - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 39.8 Mbps 48.8 Mbps 80 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 10.4 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 5.9% 21.8 1.2
30-300 Mbps 88.2% 69.4 17.5
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

27 meters consuming 466,036 kWh - mean 17,261 kWh : median 11,801 kWh

Electricity Consumption

28 meters consuming 133,266 kWh - mean 4,760 kWh : median 2,983 kWh

Energy usage data for IP25 6AB - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.57121300
Longitude 0.82505600
OS Easting 591546
OS Northing 0300792
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
Mid Norfolk
County Electorial Division Watton ED
Electoral Ward Watton
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: Constrained city dwellers
Group: Challenged diversity
Subgroup: Transitional Eastern European neighbourhood
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Watton BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watton BUASD
Workplace Zone E33024526
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Breckland 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Breckland 009C
Output Area / Small Area 7A1