Postcode IP29 5LT (West Suffolk)

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The postcode IP29 5LT is located in West Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP29 5LT is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP29 5LT is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.3 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 IP29 5LT as Rural residents > Ageing rural dwellers > Rural employment and retirees.

The closest road name to IP29 5LT is Nowton Road which is centered 154 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Robin Road and is 144 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 3 km away.

The closest primary school to IP29 5LT (for ages 11 and under) is Hardwick Primary School. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is St Benedict's Catholic School. The last OFSTED inspection on September 29, 2016 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of IP29 5LT is The Macebearer and is 659 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection on October 5, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Deep Blue and is 659 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on September 1, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 55.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.8 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 50% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for IP29 5LT 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 IP29 5LT and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP29 5LT, and the approximate distance away.

Nowton Road 154 m
Robin Road 170 m
Plovers Way 182 m
Redwing Road 239 m
The Curlews 243 m
Old Town Lane 275 m
Sandpiper Road 353 m
Sicklesmere Road 362 m
Mayfield Road 386 m
A134 5.71 km
A143 27.89 km
A11 29.5 km
A12 35.7 km
A14 45.06 km


Information about the postcode IP29 5LT

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 IP29 5LT - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
South Lee School 155 m
Riverwalk School 312 m
Hardwick Primary School 587 m
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School Good
(February 21, 2017)
1.73 km
Guildhall Feoffment Community Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
1.79 km
Sebert Wood Community Primary School Outstanding
(June 23, 2009)
1.81 km
Westgate Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(January 27, 2022)
2.13 km
Priory School Outstanding
(October 16, 2018)
2.27 km
Horringer Court Middle School Good
(March 6, 2020)
2.83 km
Abbots Green Primary Academy 2.9 km
Sybil Andrews Academy Requires improvement
(May 15, 2019)
2.91 km
St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(November 30, 2017)
2.96 km
West Suffolk College Good
(May 11, 2016)
2.98 km
King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School Good
(March 6, 2019)
3.08 km
Abbeygate Sixth Form College 3.33 km
Great Whelnetham Church of England Primary School 3.49 km
Bury St Edmunds County Upper School Serious Weaknesses
(January 17, 2019)
3.63 km
Ickworth Park Primary School Good
(June 18, 2019)
3.71 km
St Benedict's Catholic School Good
(September 29, 2016)
3.75 km
Westley Middle School Good
(December 13, 2016)
3.81 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP29 5LT - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
South Lee School School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 11, 2022
155 m
Victory Sports Ground Other catering premises Exempt
September 27, 2018
491 m
eats at Hardwick Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 1, 2019
587 m
Hardwick Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 15, 2017
603 m
Deep Blue Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
September 1, 2021
659 m
Morrisons Daily Retailers - other 4
November 19, 2021
659 m
Silver Capital Chinese Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 25, 2019
659 m
The Macebearer Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
October 5, 2021
659 m
Zeera Indian Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 11, 2021
659 m
Heritage Manor Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 26, 2018
773 m
Heritage Wellbeing Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 19, 2019
773 m
Bury Golf Range Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 17, 2019
864 m
Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 31, 2018
895 m
Dobbies Garden World Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 3, 2019
895 m
Haberden SF Connect Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 17, 2019
895 m
Police Investigation Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 9, 2019
946 m
Best Buddies Care Ltd Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 23, 2018
1.16 km
Walkers Catering Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 20, 2022
1.17 km
St. Nicholas Hospice Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 14, 2021
1.25 km
Abbey Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
August 23, 2018
1.26 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP29 5LT - Data from Apr 2022

Robin Road Bus Stop/Station 144 m
Park Gates Bus Stop/Station 157 m
Park Gates Bus Stop/Station 160 m
Victory Sports Ground Bus Stop/Station 177 m
Breckey Ley Park Bus Stop/Station 186 m
Entrance Rail 3 km
Entrance Rail 3.04 km
Cambridge Airport Air 37.8 km
London Stansted Airport Air 49.32 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP29 5LT - Data from Dec 2021

Court Park Woodland Or Forest 1.07 km
Nowton Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.14 km
Mayne Water Inland Water 1.29 km
Beech Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.39 km
Little Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.46 km
Puthawks Bush Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.51 km
Great Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.58 km
Layhill Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.77 km
Stonebridge Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.82 km
North Hill Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.84 km
Broom Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.84 km
Pond Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.94 km
The Clump Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
Home Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.24 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP29 5LT - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 54.9 Mbps 55.8 Mbps 72.71 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 13.8 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% - -
30-300 Mbps 50% 55.8 13.8
300+ Mbps 50% - -


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.22778400
Longitude 0.72683500
OS Easting 586332
OS Northing 0262346
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
Bury St Edmunds
County Electorial Division Thingoe South ED
Electoral Ward Horringer
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 Bury St Edmunds


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: Rural residents
Group: Ageing rural dwellers
Subgroup: Rural employment and retirees
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural hamlet and isolated dwellings
Built-Up Area (pseudo) England (not covered)
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33028556
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
St Edmundsbury 008
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
St Edmundsbury 008C
Output Area / Small Area 1C1