Postcode IP29 5LU (West Suffolk)

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

IP29 5LU 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 5LU as Rural residents > Ageing rural dwellers > Rural employment and retirees.

The closest road name to IP29 5LU is Sicklesmere Road which is centered 857 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Cricket Club and is 336 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 3.77 km away.

The closest primary school to IP29 5LU (for ages 11 and under) is Hardwick Primary School.

The local pub for residents of IP29 5LU is The Macebearer and is 1.38 km 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 1.38 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on September 1, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 44 Mbps and an average upload speed of 11.3 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Sicklesmere Road 857 m
A134 6.48 km
A143 28.19 km
A11 29.48 km
A12 34.94 km
A14 45.18 km


Information about the postcode IP29 5LU

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 5LU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Riverwalk School 884 m
South Lee School 921 m
Hardwick Primary School 1.35 km
Sebert Wood Community Primary School Outstanding
(June 23, 2009)
2.45 km
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School Good
(February 21, 2017)
2.45 km
Guildhall Feoffment Community Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
2.54 km
Westgate Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(January 27, 2022)
2.75 km
Great Whelnetham Church of England Primary School 2.76 km
Priory School Outstanding
(October 16, 2018)
3.04 km
Horringer Court Middle School Good
(March 6, 2020)
3.25 km
Sybil Andrews Academy Requires improvement
(May 15, 2019)
3.36 km
Abbots Green Primary Academy 3.48 km
West Suffolk College Good
(May 11, 2016)
3.66 km
St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(November 30, 2017)
3.67 km
Ickworth Park Primary School Good
(June 18, 2019)
3.76 km
King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School Good
(March 6, 2019)
3.8 km
Abbeygate Sixth Form College 4.02 km
Bury St Edmunds County Upper School Serious Weaknesses
(January 17, 2019)
4.36 km
Westley Middle School Good
(December 13, 2016)
4.39 km
Sexton's Manor Community Primary School Good
(June 20, 2018)
4.48 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Heritage Manor Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 26, 2018
0 m
Heritage Wellbeing Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 19, 2019
0 m
Little Larks Day Nursery School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 26, 2022
650 m
The Friendly Loaf Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
October 24, 2018
650 m
South Lee School School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 11, 2022
921 m
Hardwick Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 15, 2017
1.2 km
Victory Sports Ground Other catering premises Exempt
September 27, 2018
1.26 km
eats at Hardwick Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 1, 2019
1.35 km
Deep Blue Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
September 1, 2021
1.38 km
Morrisons Daily Retailers - other 4
November 19, 2021
1.38 km
Silver Capital Chinese Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 25, 2019
1.38 km
The Macebearer Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
October 5, 2021
1.38 km
Zeera Indian Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 11, 2021
1.38 km
Bury Golf Range Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 17, 2019
1.49 km
St. Nicholas Hospice Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 14, 2021
1.57 km
Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 31, 2018
1.67 km
Dobbies Garden World Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 3, 2019
1.67 km
Haberden SF Connect Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 17, 2019
1.67 km
Police Investigation Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 9, 2019
1.69 km
Busy Bees Nurseries Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 2, 2021
1.72 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Cricket Club Bus Stop/Station 336 m
Cricket Club Bus Stop/Station 345 m
The Pound Bus Stop/Station 592 m
The Pound Bus Stop/Station 599 m
Park Gates Bus Stop/Station 640 m
Entrance Rail 3.77 km
Entrance Rail 3.8 km
Cambridge Airport Air 37.86 km
London Stansted Airport Air 48.8 km

Nearby Nature

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

Court Park Woodland Or Forest 605 m
Nowton Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.07 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.13 km
Beech Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.42 km
Great Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.43 km
Little Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.48 km
Puthawks Bush Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.85 km
North Hill Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.9 km
Long Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
Mayne Water Inland Water 2.05 km
Polsespond Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.09 km
Stonebridge Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.14 km
Broom Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.15 km
Layhill Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.34 km
Pound Green Urban Greenspace 2.46 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 52.5 Mbps 44 Mbps 69.28 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 11.3 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 5.5 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 20 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 56.6 15.1
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Electricity Consumption

19 meters consuming 42,305 kWh - mean 2,227 kWh : median 1,957 kWh

Energy usage data for IP29 5LU - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.22089800
Longitude 0.72830200
OS Easting 586461
OS Northing 0261584
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