Postcode IP29 5NF (West Suffolk)

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

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

The closest road name to IP29 5NF is Hawstead Lane which is centered 903 m away.

The nearest bus stop is The Pound and is 194 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 4.51 km away.

The closest primary school to IP29 5NF (for ages 11 and under) is Great Whelnetham Church of England Primary School.

The local pub for residents of IP29 5NF is The Macebearer and is 2.12 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 2.12 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on September 1, 2021.

50% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps. 50% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Hawstead Lane 903 m
A134 7.23 km
A143 28.49 km
A11 29.5 km
A12 34.2 km
A14 45.32 km


Information about the postcode IP29 5NF

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 5NF - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Riverwalk School 1.61 km
South Lee School 1.67 km
Great Whelnetham Church of England Primary School 2.08 km
Hardwick Primary School 2.1 km
Sebert Wood Community Primary School Outstanding
(June 23, 2009)
3.13 km
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School Good
(February 21, 2017)
3.18 km
Guildhall Feoffment Community Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
3.28 km
Westgate Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(January 27, 2022)
3.42 km
Priory School Outstanding
(October 16, 2018)
3.78 km
Horringer Court Middle School Good
(March 6, 2020)
3.78 km
Sybil Andrews Academy Requires improvement
(May 15, 2019)
3.89 km
Ickworth Park Primary School Good
(June 18, 2019)
3.98 km
Abbots Green Primary Academy 4.1 km
West Suffolk College Good
(May 11, 2016)
4.36 km
St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(November 30, 2017)
4.38 km
King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School Good
(March 6, 2019)
4.52 km
Abbeygate Sixth Form College 4.72 km
Rougham Church of England Primary School 4.97 km
Westley Middle School Good
(December 13, 2016)
5 km
Bury St Edmunds County Upper School Serious Weaknesses
(January 17, 2019)
5.09 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Little Larks Day Nursery School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 26, 2022
510 m
The Friendly Loaf Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
October 24, 2018
510 m
Heritage Manor Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 26, 2018
749 m
Heritage Wellbeing Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 19, 2019
749 m
Sicklesmere Stores Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 17, 2017
1.34 km
South Lee School School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 11, 2022
1.67 km
Hardwick Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 15, 2017
1.91 km
Victory Sports Ground Other catering premises Exempt
September 27, 2018
2.01 km
Cygnets Childcare School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 16, 2019
2.08 km
eats at Gt Whelnetham Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
2.08 km
eats at Hardwick Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 1, 2019
2.1 km
Deep Blue Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
September 1, 2021
2.12 km
Morrisons Daily Retailers - other 4
November 19, 2021
2.12 km
Silver Capital Chinese Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 25, 2019
2.12 km
The Macebearer Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
October 5, 2021
2.12 km
Zeera Indian Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 11, 2021
2.12 km
St. Nicholas Hospice Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 14, 2021
2.13 km
Bury Golf Range Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 17, 2019
2.18 km
Pinford End Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 18, 2019
2.19 km
Slimming World at Great Whelnetham Retailers - other Exempt
January 24, 2018
2.19 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

The Pound Bus Stop/Station 194 m
The Pound Bus Stop/Station 207 m
Cricket Club Bus Stop/Station 407 m
Cricket Club Bus Stop/Station 414 m
Entrance Rail 4.51 km
Entrance Rail 4.54 km
Cambridge Airport Air 37.96 km
London Stansted Airport Air 48.33 km

Nearby Nature

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

The Grove Woodland Or Forest 765 m
Court Park Woodland Or Forest 860 m
Nowton Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.48 km
Great Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Pound Green Urban Greenspace 1.79 km
Beech Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.82 km
Little Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.82 km
Long Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
Little Welnetham Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.04 km
Polsespond Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.1 km
North Hill Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.22 km
Brook Green Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Puthawks Bush Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.37 km
Broom Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.63 km
Stonebridge Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.65 km


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

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 50%
30-300 Mbps 50%
300+ Mbps 0%


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.21424900
Longitude 0.72998800
OS Easting 586604
OS Northing 0260849
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