Postcode IP27 0AY (West Suffolk)

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The postcode IP27 0AY is located in West Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP27 0AY is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

IP27 0AY 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 0AY as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Private renting new arrivals.

The closest road name to IP27 0AY is High Street which is centered 34 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Aldi and is 104 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 348 m away.

The closest primary school to IP27 0AY (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 0AY is The Bell Public House and is 230 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 110 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on September 2, 2019.

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

Nearby Roads

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

High Street 34 m
Whitehart Lane 187 m
Riverside Way 213 m
Gentle Court 250 m
Lode Street 259 m
Coulson Lane 313 m
Gashouse Drove 683 m
Thetford Road 2.64 km
A1065 16.37 km
A1101 17.88 km
A134 20.15 km
A143 33.02 km
A11 36.92 km
A12 61.46 km


Information about the postcode IP27 0AY

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from IP27 0AY - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Forest Academy Good
(November 12, 2021)
556 m
Glade Academy 624 m
Breckland School Good
(September 20, 2017)
1.77 km
Weeting Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
1.84 km
Mundford Church of England Primary Academy Good
(September 21, 2017)
6.94 km
Lakenheath Community Primary School Requires improvement
(March 11, 2020)
7.79 km
Edmund de Moundeford VC Primary School, Feltwell Good
(May 23, 2017)
7.87 km
Elveden Church of England Primary Academy Outstanding
(July 15, 2021)
8.04 km
The Bishop's Church of England Primary Academy Serious Weaknesses
(October 9, 2019)
8.45 km
Redcastle Family School Good
(July 5, 2017)
8.87 km
The Damara School 9.25 km
Thetford Grammar School 9.26 km
Iceni Academy Requires improvement
(March 11, 2020)
9.29 km
Duchy of Lancaster Methwold CofE Primary School Good
(March 29, 2017)
9.42 km
The Thetford Academy Good
(March 5, 2020)
9.44 km
Norwich Road Academy 9.48 km
Drake Primary School Good
(November 17, 2021)
9.56 km
Diamond Academy Serious Weaknesses
(January 19, 2022)
9.57 km
Queensway Infant Academy and Nursery 9.59 km
Admirals Academy Requires improvement
(January 12, 2022)
9.92 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Aldi Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
July 12, 2018
110 m
Ali Kebabs Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 2, 2019
110 m
Atlantico Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
September 12, 2019
110 m
Deniz Intercontinental Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 2, 2021
110 m
Brandon House Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
May 24, 2019
209 m
Green Box Sushi 3 Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 5, 2018
209 m
Ram Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 3
September 10, 2020
209 m
The Bridge Hotel Brandon Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
November 24, 2021
209 m
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
July 12, 2018
230 m
Brandon Baptist Church Other catering premises Exempt
January 7, 2014
230 m
Centre Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 28, 2019
230 m
El Greco Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
July 2, 2021
230 m
Golden Fried Chicken Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
September 12, 2019
230 m
Jean Paul Pizzeria Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 27, 2019
230 m
Kings Garden Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
June 25, 2021
230 m
Meatmarket Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 27, 2020
230 m
No 30 Coffee Lounge Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 16, 2019
230 m
Pagoda House Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 3, 2019
230 m
Spar - Barrels Superstore Retailers - other 4
May 17, 2019
230 m
The Bell Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 28, 2019
230 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Aldi Bus Stop/Station 104 m
Aldi Bus Stop/Station 137 m
Riverside Way Bus Stop/Station 155 m
Riverside Way Bus Stop/Station 158 m
Ladram House Bus Stop/Station 238 m
Pioneer Store Car Park Taxi Rank 176 m
Entrance Rail 348 m
Entrance Rail 397 m
Cambridge Airport Air 40.93 km

Nearby Nature

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

Waterworks Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.3 km
Home Wood Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Poors Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.05 km
White Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.09 km
Mount Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.14 km
Pepper Clump Woodland Or Forest 2.16 km
Shadwell's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.32 km
Session Heath Woodland Or Forest 2.52 km
Brandon Park Woodland Or Forest 2.67 km
Brandonfield Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.71 km
Ling Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.84 km
Gravelhill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.89 km
Emily's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.93 km
Beech Belt Woodland Or Forest 3.14 km
Claypit Belt Woodland Or Forest 3.19 km


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.45055200
Longitude 0.62312800
OS Easting 578352
OS Northing 0286857
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