Postcode IP27 0FP (West Suffolk)

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The postcode IP27 0FP is located in West Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in September 2002 and is an active postcode. IP27 0FP is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

IP27 0FP 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 0FP as Constrained city dwellers > Challenged diversity > Transitional Eastern European neighbourhood.

The closest road name to IP27 0FP is School Lane which is centered 120 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Old Forge Court and is 175 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 902 m away.

The closest primary school to IP27 0FP (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 0FP is Flintknappers and is 223 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on July 12, 2017. The nearest takeaway food is available from Sea Star Fish Bar and is 130 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on September 3, 2021.

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

Nearby Roads

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

School Lane 120 m
The Orchard 140 m
Elizabeth Road 171 m
Stores Street 182 m
Beavor Lane 234 m
Warren Close 252 m
Stuart Close 257 m
Coulson Lane 262 m
Evergreen 272 m
George Street 295 m
Rattler's Road 309 m
Heath Road 349 m
Braundon Court 362 m
Pinewood Drive 366 m
Lode Street 367 m


Information about the postcode IP27 0FP

Introduction September 2002
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 0FP - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Forest Academy Good
(November 12, 2021)
0 m
Glade Academy 387 m
Breckland School Good
(September 20, 2017)
1.44 km
Weeting Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
2.36 km
Lakenheath Community Primary School Requires improvement
(March 11, 2020)
7.48 km
Mundford Church of England Primary Academy Good
(September 21, 2017)
7.49 km
Elveden Church of England Primary Academy Outstanding
(July 15, 2021)
7.55 km
Edmund de Moundeford VC Primary School, Feltwell Good
(May 23, 2017)
8.14 km
The Bishop's Church of England Primary Academy Serious Weaknesses
(October 9, 2019)
8.27 km
Redcastle Family School Good
(July 5, 2017)
8.65 km
The Damara School 9.06 km
Thetford Grammar School 9.07 km
Norwich Road Academy 9.31 km
Diamond Academy Serious Weaknesses
(January 19, 2022)
9.35 km
The Thetford Academy Good
(March 5, 2020)
9.35 km
Queensway Infant Academy and Nursery 9.36 km
Drake Primary School Good
(November 17, 2021)
9.44 km
Iceni Academy Requires improvement
(March 11, 2020)
9.76 km
Admirals Academy Requires improvement
(January 12, 2022)
9.8 km
Raleigh Infant Academy 9.8 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Breakfast and After School Club School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 13, 2022
0 m
Vertas at Forest Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 10, 2021
0 m
Brandon Tandoori Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 24, 2020
130 m
Sea Star Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
September 3, 2021
130 m
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
July 12, 2018
142 m
The Baron - Cafe & Bistro Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 29, 2021
175 m
China Garden Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
July 2, 2021
175 m
Flintknappers Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 12, 2017
223 m
Hyams Bakery Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
September 3, 2021
223 m
Mr G's Bowling Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 18, 2019
223 m
Peach Bower Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 5, 2020
223 m
Peach Bower Chinese Restaurant and Takeaway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 2, 2016
223 m
Tillys Tea Rooms Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 2, 2021
223 m
Empanda Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 2, 2021
260 m
Church Institute Other catering premises Exempt
March 26, 2012
279 m
Bella Pizza & Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
October 31, 2019
315 m
Tesco Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 15, 2019
325 m
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
July 12, 2018
330 m
Brandon Baptist Church Other catering premises Exempt
January 7, 2014
330 m
Centre Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 28, 2019
330 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Old Forge Court Bus Stop/Station 175 m
Old Forge Court Bus Stop/Station 180 m
Tesco Bus Stop/Station 219 m
Tesco Bus Stop/Station 228 m
Pinewood Drive Bus Stop/Station 230 m
Pioneer Store Car Park Taxi Rank 467 m
Entrance Rail 902 m
Entrance Rail 949 m
Cambridge Airport Air 40.53 km

Nearby Nature

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

Waterworks Covert Woodland Or Forest 930 m
White Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.63 km
Mount Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Poors Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Home Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.86 km
Session Heath Woodland Or Forest 2.09 km
Brandon Park Woodland Or Forest 2.13 km
Brandonfield Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.54 km
Pepper Clump Woodland Or Forest 2.57 km
Gravelhill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.57 km
Ling Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.79 km
Shadwell's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.88 km
Claypit Belt Woodland Or Forest 3.1 km
Spruce Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.11 km
Wiltonhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.11 km


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.44557800
Longitude 0.62240600
OS Easting 578323
OS Northing 0286302
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: Constrained city dwellers
Group: Challenged diversity
Subgroup: Transitional Eastern European neighbourhood
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 E33028330
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Forest Heath 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Forest Heath 001B
Output Area / Small Area 7A1