Postcode IP25 6BL (Breckland)

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

IP25 6BL is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.9 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 6BL as Rural residents > Farming communities > Older farming communities.

The closest road name to IP25 6BL is Queensway which is centered 29 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Wayland High School and is 194 m away.

The closest primary school to IP25 6BL (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 561 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on July 27, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 47.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 10.7 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 2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP25 6BL 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 6BL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Queensway 29 m
Wick Farm Close 70 m
Edinburgh Close 86 m
Princess Close 112 m
Spencer Court 121 m
Jubilee Road 131 m
William Close 149 m
Windsor Court 159 m
Fleming Court 184 m
Malthouse Close 202 m
Coburg Close 208 m
Sandringham Court 209 m
Wodehouse Court 236 m
West Road 273 m
South Road 286 m


Information about the postcode IP25 6BL

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 6BL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Watton Westfield Infant and Nursery School Good
(February 27, 2020)
193 m
Wayland Academy Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
253 m
Watton Junior School 613 m
Parker's Church of England Primary Academy 2.28 km
Thompson Primary School Good
(December 2, 2021)
3.79 km
St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary Academy & Nursery Good
(October 3, 2019)
4.17 km
Ashill Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 8, 2018)
4.83 km
Caston Church of England Primary Academy 4.86 km
Great Hockham Primary School and Nursery Good
(November 23, 2021)
8.51 km
Rocklands Community Primary School Good
(March 6, 2018)
8.64 km
Thomas Bullock Church of England Primary and Nursery Academy Good
(January 9, 2020)
8.88 km
Kingsbrook School Good
(July 9, 2021)
9.79 km
Necton VA Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
10 km
Swaffham CofE Primary Academy Good
(March 7, 2018)
11.96 km
The Nicholas Hamond Academy Good
(December 3, 2021)
12.05 km
Heartwood CofE VC Primary & Nursery School Good
(March 1, 2017)
12.33 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School 12.83 km
OneSchool Global UK - Swaffham Campus 13.42 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP25 6BL - 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
193 m
Vertas at Wayland Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 1, 2021
253 m
Happyfeet Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 20, 2021
512 m
Cafe Contrast Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 26, 2021
561 m
Chopsticks Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
561 m
Express Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
August 19, 2021
561 m
Pizza Plus Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
April 22, 2021
561 m
SHOU Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
561 m
Transylvania Retailers - other 3
September 11, 2020
561 m
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other 4
September 21, 2020
594 m
Italian Job Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
July 20, 2021
594 m
Edwards and Blake at Wayland Junior Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 1, 2021
613 m
Adems Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 10, 2021
615 m
Crown Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
615 m
Favourite Pizza & Chicken Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
December 6, 2021
615 m
Little Gary's Plaice Ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
April 15, 2021
615 m
The Crown Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
November 29, 2019
615 m
The Factory Shop Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 25, 2022
615 m
The Norfolk Gift Company Ltd Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
615 m
Watton Bakery Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 31, 2021
615 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Wayland High School Bus Stop/Station 194 m
East Road Bus Stop/Station 443 m
Crown Bus Stop/Station 600 m
Tesco Bus Stop/Station 606 m
Crown Bus Stop/Station 611 m
Cambridge Airport Air 59.51 km

Nearby Nature

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

New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 546 m
Rabbit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 766 m
Milestone Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.11 km
Loch Neaton Inland Water 1.27 km
Watton Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.4 km
Wayland Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.42 km
The Car Woodland Or Forest 1.6 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Nettlehill Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.75 km
Broomhill Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.77 km
Halfcrown Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Dark Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.82 km
Saham Mere Inland Water 1.94 km
Fir Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.96 km
North West Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 44.3 Mbps 47.8 Mbps 80 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 10.7 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% 19.2 4.2
30-300 Mbps 100% 54.2 12.2
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

47 meters consuming 622,922 kWh - mean 13,254 kWh : median 13,263 kWh

Energy usage data for IP25 6BL - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.56642000
Longitude 0.82052800
OS Easting 591260
OS Northing 0300247
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: Rural residents
Group: Farming communities
Subgroup: Older farming communities
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 009E
Output Area / Small Area 1A4