Postcode IP27 0AU (West Suffolk)

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The postcode IP27 0AU is located in West Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP27 0AU is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP27 0AU is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.7 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 IP27 0AU as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Private renting new arrivals.

The closest road name to IP27 0AU is Whitehart Lane which is centered 77 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Aldi and is 17 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 444 m away.

The closest primary school to IP27 0AU (for ages 11 and under) is Forest Academy. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 12, 2021.

The local pub for residents of IP27 0AU is The Bell Public House and is 130 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on November 28, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from Ali Kebabs and is 0 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on September 2, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 63.3 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.2 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 93.3% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 3.3 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.7 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP27 0AU is covered by the Suffolk police force association and Suffolk is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to IP27 0AU and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP27 0AU, and the approximate distance away.

Whitehart Lane 77 m
High Street 138 m
Lode Street 150 m
Gentle Court 177 m
Suffolk Court 200 m
Coulson Lane 240 m
Braundon Court 268 m
Stores Street 278 m
Beavor Lane 292 m
Riverside Way 302 m
Gashouse Drove 615 m
London Road 842 m
Thetford Road 2.58 km
B1107 4.34 km
B1106 11.81 km


Information about the postcode IP27 0AU

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 IP27 0AU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Forest Academy Good
(November 12, 2021)
460 m
Glade Academy 516 m
Breckland School Good
(September 20, 2017)
1.74 km
Weeting Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
1.95 km
Mundford Church of England Primary Academy Good
(September 21, 2017)
7.03 km
Lakenheath Community Primary School Requires improvement
(March 11, 2020)
7.77 km
Elveden Church of England Primary Academy Outstanding
(July 15, 2021)
7.93 km
Edmund de Moundeford VC Primary School, Feltwell Good
(May 23, 2017)
7.96 km
The Bishop's Church of England Primary Academy Serious Weaknesses
(October 9, 2019)
8.37 km
Redcastle Family School Good
(July 5, 2017)
8.78 km
The Damara School 9.17 km
Thetford Grammar School 9.18 km
The Thetford Academy Good
(March 5, 2020)
9.37 km
Iceni Academy Requires improvement
(March 11, 2020)
9.4 km
Norwich Road Academy 9.4 km
Diamond Academy Serious Weaknesses
(January 19, 2022)
9.49 km
Drake Primary School Good
(November 17, 2021)
9.49 km
Queensway Infant Academy and Nursery 9.5 km
Duchy of Lancaster Methwold CofE Primary School Good
(March 29, 2017)
9.53 km
Admirals Academy Requires improvement
(January 12, 2022)
9.84 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP27 0AU - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Aldi Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
July 12, 2018
0 m
Ali Kebabs Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 2, 2019
0 m
Atlantico Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
September 12, 2019
0 m
Deniz Intercontinental Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 2, 2021
0 m
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
July 12, 2018
130 m
Brandon Baptist Church Other catering premises Exempt
January 7, 2014
130 m
Centre Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 28, 2019
130 m
El Greco Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
July 2, 2021
130 m
Golden Fried Chicken Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
September 12, 2019
130 m
Jean Paul Pizzeria Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 27, 2019
130 m
Kings Garden Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
June 25, 2021
130 m
Meatmarket Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 27, 2020
130 m
No 30 Coffee Lounge Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 16, 2019
130 m
Pagoda House Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 3, 2019
130 m
Spar - Barrels Superstore Retailers - other 4
May 17, 2019
130 m
The Bell Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 28, 2019
130 m
Bella Pizza & Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
October 31, 2019
258 m
Flintknappers Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 12, 2017
264 m
Hyams Bakery Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
September 3, 2021
264 m
Mr G's Bowling Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 18, 2019
264 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP27 0AU - Data from Apr 2022

Aldi Bus Stop/Station 17 m
Aldi Bus Stop/Station 30 m
Ladram House Bus Stop/Station 133 m
Ladram House Bus Stop/Station 142 m
Lode Street Bus Stop/Station 226 m
Pioneer Store Car Park Taxi Rank 89 m
Entrance Rail 444 m
Entrance Rail 490 m
Cambridge Airport Air 40.89 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP27 0AU - Data from Dec 2021

Waterworks Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.19 km
Poors Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.94 km
Home Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
White Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.03 km
Mount Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km
Pepper Clump Woodland Or Forest 2.27 km
Session Heath Woodland Or Forest 2.41 km
Shadwell's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.42 km
Brandon Park Woodland Or Forest 2.59 km
Brandonfield Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.72 km
Ling Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.78 km
Gravelhill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.87 km
Emily's Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.01 km
Claypit Belt Woodland Or Forest 3.12 km
Elvedon Road Belt Woodland Or Forest 3.23 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP27 0AU - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 78.1 Mbps 63.3 Mbps 80 Mbps
Upload 19.5 Mbps 15.2 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 0% 22.7 1
30-300 Mbps 93.3% 70.5 17.7
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

16 meters consuming 348,829 kWh - mean 21,802 kWh : median 18,611 kWh

Electricity Consumption

18 meters consuming 112,076 kWh - mean 6,226 kWh : median 3,673 kWh

Energy usage data for IP27 0AU - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.44964900
Longitude 0.62374500
OS Easting 578396
OS Northing 0286756
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
West Suffolk
County Electorial Division Brandon ED
Electoral Ward Brandon Central
Local Authority District West Suffolk
Region / Government Office Region East of England
European Electoral Region Eastern
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: New Anglia
Local Learning and Skills Council Suffolk

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E07000245
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
Suffolk and North East Essex
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS West Suffolk CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Multicultural metropolitans
Group: Rented family living
Subgroup: Private renting new arrivals
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Brandon (Forest Heath) BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33028335
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Forest Heath 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Forest Heath 001B
Output Area / Small Area 4A2