Postcode IP27 0AX (West Suffolk)

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

IP27 0AX 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 0AX as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Communal retirement.

The closest road name to IP27 0AX is Station Way which is centered 127 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Riverside Way and is 57 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 188 m away.

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

The nearest takeaway food is available from Ali Kebabs and is 319 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on September 2, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 28.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 4.8 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 2.9 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.6 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP27 0AX 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 0AX and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Station Way 127 m
Riverside Way 131 m
High Street 181 m
Boundary Close 203 m
Fengate Drove 667 m
Brandon Road 702 m
Mundford Road 1.62 km
A1065 16.19 km
A1101 17.83 km
A134 20.36 km
A143 33.13 km
A11 37.05 km
A12 61.67 km


Information about the postcode IP27 0AX

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 0AX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Forest Academy Good
(November 12, 2021)
757 m
Glade Academy 824 m
Weeting Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
1.64 km
Breckland School Good
(September 20, 2017)
1.87 km
Mundford Church of England Primary Academy Good
(September 21, 2017)
6.76 km
Edmund de Moundeford VC Primary School, Feltwell Good
(May 23, 2017)
7.72 km
Lakenheath Community Primary School Requires improvement
(March 11, 2020)
7.85 km
Elveden Church of England Primary Academy Outstanding
(July 15, 2021)
8.25 km
The Bishop's Church of England Primary Academy Serious Weaknesses
(October 9, 2019)
8.58 km
Redcastle Family School Good
(July 5, 2017)
9.01 km
Iceni Academy Requires improvement
(March 11, 2020)
9.08 km
Duchy of Lancaster Methwold CofE Primary School Good
(March 29, 2017)
9.22 km
The Damara School 9.39 km
Thetford Grammar School 9.4 km
The Thetford Academy Good
(March 5, 2020)
9.55 km
Norwich Road Academy 9.61 km
Drake Primary School Good
(November 17, 2021)
9.68 km
Diamond Academy Serious Weaknesses
(January 19, 2022)
9.72 km
Queensway Infant Academy and Nursery 9.74 km
Admirals Academy Requires improvement
(January 12, 2022)
10.03 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Brandon House Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
May 24, 2019
0 m
Green Box Sushi 3 Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 5, 2018
0 m
Ram Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 3
September 10, 2020
0 m
The Bridge Hotel Brandon Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
November 24, 2021
0 m
Trevor Hughes Wines Distributors/Transporters Exempt
March 26, 2009
72 m
Harvest Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 15, 2021
311 m
Aldi Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
July 12, 2018
319 m
Ali Kebabs Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 2, 2019
319 m
Atlantico Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
September 12, 2019
319 m
Deniz Intercontinental Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 2, 2021
319 m
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
July 12, 2018
437 m
Brandon Baptist Church Other catering premises Exempt
January 7, 2014
437 m
Centre Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 28, 2019
437 m
El Greco Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
July 2, 2021
437 m
Golden Fried Chicken Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
September 12, 2019
437 m
Jean Paul Pizzeria Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 27, 2019
437 m
Kings Garden Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
June 25, 2021
437 m
Meatmarket Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 27, 2020
437 m
No 30 Coffee Lounge Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 16, 2019
437 m
Pagoda House Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 3, 2019
437 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Riverside Way Bus Stop/Station 57 m
Riverside Way Bus Stop/Station 61 m
Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 215 m
Brandon Road Bus Stop/Station 242 m
Brandon Road Bus Stop/Station 275 m
Pioneer Store Car Park Taxi Rank 370 m
Entrance Rail 188 m
Entrance Rail 238 m
Cambridge Airport Air 41.03 km

Nearby Nature

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

Waterworks Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.5 km
Pepper Clump Woodland Or Forest 1.98 km
Home Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.02 km
Shadwell's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.13 km
White Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.23 km
Poors Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.25 km
Mount Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.35 km
Session Heath Woodland Or Forest 2.72 km
Brandonfield Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.73 km
Emily's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.76 km
Brandon Park Woodland Or Forest 2.85 km
Beech Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.93 km
Ling Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.95 km
Gravelhill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.97 km
Belvedere Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.04 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 30.5 Mbps 28.7 Mbps 48.79 Mbps
Upload 6 Mbps 4.8 Mbps 9.49 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% 24.3 3.3
30-300 Mbps 100% 37 6.7
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

14 meters consuming 265,143 kWh - mean 18,939 kWh : median 12,064 kWh

Electricity Consumption

18 meters consuming 93,249 kWh - mean 5,181 kWh : median 3,902 kWh

Energy usage data for IP27 0AX - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.45237600
Longitude 0.62238300
OS Easting 578294
OS Northing 0287058
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Communal retirement
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 E33028332
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Forest Heath 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Forest Heath 001B
Output Area / Small Area 5B2