Postcode IP25 6AU (Breckland)

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

IP25 6AU 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 6AU as Hard-pressed living > Hard pressed ageing workers > Ageing rural industry workers.

The closest road name to IP25 6AU is Princess Close which is centered 82 m away.

The nearest bus stop is East Road and is 253 m away.

The closest primary school to IP25 6AU (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 nearest takeaway food is available from Chopsticks and is 373 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on July 27, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 40.1 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 1.6 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 IP25 6AU 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 6AU and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Princess Close 82 m
West Road 91 m
William Close 92 m
South Road 105 m
Wick Farm Close 161 m
Windsor Court 173 m
North Road 209 m
Queensway 212 m
George Trollope Road 220 m
Spencer Court 231 m
East Road 240 m
Sandringham Court 241 m
Edinburgh Close 243 m
Orchard Close 273 m
Green Oak Road 302 m


Information about the postcode IP25 6AU

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 6AU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Watton Westfield Infant and Nursery School Good
(February 27, 2020)
0 m
Wayland Academy Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
215 m
Watton Junior School 487 m
Parker's Church of England Primary Academy 2.17 km
Thompson Primary School Good
(December 2, 2021)
3.96 km
St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary Academy & Nursery Good
(October 3, 2019)
4.03 km
Ashill Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 8, 2018)
4.7 km
Caston Church of England Primary Academy 4.91 km
Great Hockham Primary School and Nursery Good
(November 23, 2021)
8.65 km
Rocklands Community Primary School Good
(March 6, 2018)
8.67 km
Thomas Bullock Church of England Primary and Nursery Academy Good
(January 9, 2020)
8.7 km
Kingsbrook School Good
(July 9, 2021)
9.68 km
Necton VA Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
9.84 km
Swaffham CofE Primary Academy Good
(March 7, 2018)
11.89 km
The Nicholas Hamond Academy Good
(December 3, 2021)
11.97 km
Heartwood CofE VC Primary & Nursery School Good
(March 1, 2017)
12.25 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School 12.74 km
OneSchool Global UK - Swaffham Campus 13.33 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Edwards & Blake at Watton Westfield Infant School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 1, 2021
0 m
Vertas at Wayland Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 1, 2021
215 m
Happyfeet Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 20, 2021
330 m
Cafe Contrast Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 26, 2021
373 m
Chopsticks Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
373 m
Express Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
August 19, 2021
373 m
Pizza Plus Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
April 22, 2021
373 m
SHOU Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
373 m
Transylvania Retailers - other 3
September 11, 2020
373 m
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other 4
September 21, 2020
404 m
Italian Job Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
July 20, 2021
404 m
Watton Off Licence Ltd Retailers - other 4
September 2, 2021
427 m
Adems Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 10, 2021
428 m
Crown Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
428 m
Favourite Pizza & Chicken Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
December 6, 2021
428 m
Little Gary's Plaice Ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
April 15, 2021
428 m
The Crown Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
November 29, 2019
428 m
The Factory Shop Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 25, 2022
428 m
The Norfolk Gift Company Ltd Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
428 m
Watton Bakery Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 31, 2021
428 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

East Road Bus Stop/Station 253 m
Wayland High School Bus Stop/Station 270 m
Crown Bus Stop/Station 407 m
Crown Bus Stop/Station 420 m
Tesco Bus Stop/Station 469 m
Cambridge Airport Air 59.68 km

Nearby Nature

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

New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 739 m
Rabbit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 958 m
Loch Neaton Inland Water 1.07 km
Milestone Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.27 km
Wayland Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.46 km
Watton Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.48 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.55 km
The Car Woodland Or Forest 1.71 km
Saham Mere Inland Water 1.81 km
Broomhill Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Nettlehill Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.94 km
Fir Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.95 km
Halfcrown Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
Dark Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Sandpit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.21 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 40 Mbps 40.1 Mbps 63.04 Mbps
Upload 8.7 Mbps 8.1 Mbps 14.04 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% 20.8 4.2
30-300 Mbps 100% 44.3 8.9
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

29 meters consuming 308,803 kWh - mean 10,648 kWh : median 10,479 kWh

Electricity Consumption

34 meters consuming 125,643 kWh - mean 3,695 kWh : median 3,246 kWh

Energy usage data for IP25 6AU - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.56807100
Longitude 0.82141600
OS Easting 591313
OS Northing 0300433
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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Hard pressed ageing workers
Subgroup: Ageing rural industry workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Watton BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watton BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027723
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Breckland 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Breckland 009C
Output Area / Small Area 8C2