Postcode IP29 5LY (West Suffolk)

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

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

The closest road name to IP29 5LY is A134 which is centered 6.8 km away.

The nearest bus stop is Cricket Club and is 150 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 4.06 km away.

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

The local pub for residents of IP29 5LY is The Macebearer and is 1.67 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 1.67 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on September 1, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 45.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 11.6 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 0.7 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

A134 6.8 km
A143 28.48 km
A11 29.3 km
A12 34.66 km
A14 45.05 km


Information about the postcode IP29 5LY

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 5LY - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Riverwalk School 1.16 km
South Lee School 1.26 km
Hardwick Primary School 1.67 km
Great Whelnetham Church of England Primary School 2.55 km
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School Good
(February 21, 2017)
2.72 km
Sebert Wood Community Primary School Outstanding
(June 23, 2009)
2.82 km
Guildhall Feoffment Community Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
2.83 km
Westgate Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(January 27, 2022)
2.94 km
Horringer Court Middle School Good
(March 6, 2020)
3.34 km
Priory School Outstanding
(October 16, 2018)
3.38 km
Ickworth Park Primary School Good
(June 18, 2019)
3.66 km
Sybil Andrews Academy Requires improvement
(May 15, 2019)
3.71 km
Abbots Green Primary Academy 3.84 km
West Suffolk College Good
(May 11, 2016)
3.89 km
St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(November 30, 2017)
3.92 km
King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School Good
(March 6, 2019)
4.05 km
Abbeygate Sixth Form College 4.25 km
Westley Middle School Good
(December 13, 2016)
4.54 km
Bury St Edmunds County Upper School Serious Weaknesses
(January 17, 2019)
4.62 km
Sexton's Manor Community Primary School Good
(June 20, 2018)
4.66 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Heritage Manor Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 26, 2018
366 m
Heritage Wellbeing Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 19, 2019
366 m
Little Larks Day Nursery School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 26, 2022
642 m
The Friendly Loaf Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
October 24, 2018
642 m
South Lee School School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 11, 2022
1.26 km
Hardwick Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 15, 2017
1.44 km
Victory Sports Ground Other catering premises Exempt
September 27, 2018
1.6 km
Deep Blue Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
September 1, 2021
1.67 km
Morrisons Daily Retailers - other 4
November 19, 2021
1.67 km
Silver Capital Chinese Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 25, 2019
1.67 km
The Macebearer Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
October 5, 2021
1.67 km
Zeera Indian Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 11, 2021
1.67 km
eats at Hardwick Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 1, 2019
1.67 km
St. Nicholas Hospice Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 14, 2021
1.67 km
Sicklesmere Stores Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 17, 2017
1.74 km
Busy Bees Nurseries Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 2, 2021
1.83 km
Bury Golf Range Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 17, 2019
1.85 km
Wedgwood House Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 25, 2019
1.93 km
West Suffolk Hospital Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 10, 2012
1.93 km
West Suffolk Hospital Catering Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 21, 2019
1.93 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Cricket Club Bus Stop/Station 150 m
Cricket Club Bus Stop/Station 165 m
The Pound Bus Stop/Station 402 m
The Pound Bus Stop/Station 403 m
Park Gates Bus Stop/Station 989 m
Entrance Rail 4.06 km
Entrance Rail 4.1 km
Cambridge Airport Air 37.72 km
London Stansted Airport Air 48.46 km

Nearby Nature

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

Court Park Woodland Or Forest 800 m
Nowton Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.05 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.08 km
Beech Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.4 km
Great Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
Little Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.76 km
Long Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.79 km
Pound Green Urban Greenspace 2.1 km
North Hill Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.18 km
Puthawks Bush Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Stonebridge Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.21 km
Polsespond Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.24 km
Mayne Water Inland Water 2.34 km
Whitshaw Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.42 km
Little Welnetham Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.42 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 47.9 Mbps 45.6 Mbps 67.34 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 11.6 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 4 4
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 100% 51.6 12.7
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Electricity Consumption

11 meters consuming 68,161 kWh - mean 6,196 kWh : median 5,396 kWh

Energy usage data for IP29 5LY - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.21784000
Longitude 0.72634300
OS Easting 586340
OS Northing 0261239
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