Postcode IP29 5LX (West Suffolk) Terminated April 2008

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The postcode IP29 5LX is located in West Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and terminated in April 2008.IP29 5LX is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

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

The closest road name to IP29 5LX is Sicklesmere Road which is centered 924 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Cricket Club and is 254 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 3.85 km away.

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

The local pub for residents of IP29 5LX is The Macebearer and is 1.47 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 1.47 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on September 1, 2021.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Sicklesmere Road 924 m
A134 6.56 km
A143 28.2 km
A11 29.51 km
A12 34.85 km
A14 45.22 km


Information about the postcode IP29 5LX

Introduction January 1980
Termination April 2008
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 IP29 5LX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Riverwalk School 973 m
South Lee School 1.01 km
Hardwick Primary School 1.44 km
Sebert Wood Community Primary School Outstanding
(June 23, 2009)
2.52 km
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School Good
(February 21, 2017)
2.54 km
Guildhall Feoffment Community Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
2.63 km
Great Whelnetham Church of England Primary School 2.68 km
Westgate Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(January 27, 2022)
2.84 km
Priory School Outstanding
(October 16, 2018)
3.12 km
Horringer Court Middle School Good
(March 6, 2020)
3.33 km
Sybil Andrews Academy Requires improvement
(May 15, 2019)
3.4 km
Abbots Green Primary Academy 3.53 km
West Suffolk College Good
(May 11, 2016)
3.75 km
St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(November 30, 2017)
3.76 km
Ickworth Park Primary School Good
(June 18, 2019)
3.81 km
King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School Good
(March 6, 2019)
3.89 km
Abbeygate Sixth Form College 4.11 km
Bury St Edmunds County Upper School Serious Weaknesses
(January 17, 2019)
4.45 km
Westley Middle School Good
(December 13, 2016)
4.47 km
Sexton's Manor Community Primary School Good
(June 20, 2018)
4.57 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

Cricket Club Bus Stop/Station 254 m
Cricket Club Bus Stop/Station 265 m
The Pound Bus Stop/Station 503 m
The Pound Bus Stop/Station 510 m
Park Gates Bus Stop/Station 721 m
Entrance Rail 3.85 km
Entrance Rail 3.89 km
Cambridge Airport Air 37.9 km
London Stansted Airport Air 48.77 km

Nearby Nature

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

Court Park Woodland Or Forest 568 m
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.05 km
Nowton Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.12 km
Great Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.41 km
Beech Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.48 km
Little Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.48 km
Puthawks Bush Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.88 km
North Hill Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Long Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.02 km
Polsespond Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.05 km
Mayne Water Inland Water 2.14 km
Broom Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.18 km
Stonebridge Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.21 km
Pound Green Urban Greenspace 2.39 km
Little Welnetham Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.4 km


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.22017400
Longitude 0.72885800
OS Easting 586502
OS Northing 0261505
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