Postcode IP29 5NJ (West Suffolk)

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

IP29 5NJ is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.9 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 5NJ as Rural residents > Ageing rural dwellers > Renting rural retirement.

The closest road name to IP29 5NJ is Bury Road which is centered 483 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Village Sign and is 39 m away.

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

The local pub for residents of IP29 5NJ is The Red House and is 3.44 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 11, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 40.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 7.4 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 95.2% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.9 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Bury Road 483 m
Church Road 1.02 km
A134 8.84 km
A11 28.75 km
A143 29.93 km
A12 32.85 km
A14 44.8 km


Information about the postcode IP29 5NJ

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 5NJ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Great Whelnetham Church of England Primary School 1.87 km
Riverwalk School 3.19 km
South Lee School 3.35 km
Hardwick Primary School 3.73 km
Ickworth Park Primary School Good
(June 18, 2019)
4.15 km
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School Good
(February 21, 2017)
4.68 km
Horringer Court Middle School Good
(March 6, 2020)
4.69 km
Westgate Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(January 27, 2022)
4.7 km
Guildhall Feoffment Community Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
4.81 km
Sebert Wood Community Primary School Outstanding
(June 23, 2009)
4.9 km
All Saints' Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Lawshall Outstanding
(December 3, 2010)
4.93 km
Priory School Outstanding
(October 16, 2018)
5.46 km
Sybil Andrews Academy Requires improvement
(May 15, 2019)
5.64 km
West Suffolk College Good
(May 11, 2016)
5.68 km
St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(November 30, 2017)
5.78 km
Abbots Green Primary Academy 5.87 km
King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School Good
(March 6, 2019)
5.92 km
Abbeygate Sixth Form College 6.03 km
Westley Middle School Good
(December 13, 2016)
6.06 km
Cockfield Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(February 26, 2020)
6.16 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Village Veg Farmers/growers Exempt
June 3, 2015
591 m
Metcalf Arms Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 29, 2020
1.08 km
Pinford End Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 18, 2019
1.26 km
Thomas Peatling Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 30, 2019
1.83 km
Cygnets Childcare School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 16, 2019
1.87 km
eats at Gt Whelnetham Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
1.87 km
Slimming World at Great Whelnetham Retailers - other Exempt
January 24, 2018
2 km
Sicklesmere Stores Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 17, 2017
2.18 km
Little Larks Day Nursery School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 26, 2022
2.23 km
The Friendly Loaf Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
October 24, 2018
2.23 km
Heritage Manor Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 26, 2018
2.46 km
Heritage Wellbeing Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 19, 2019
2.46 km
Hennessey Home & Garden Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 14, 2020
2.53 km
Whepstead Community Centre Other catering premises Exempt
July 1, 2014
2.78 km
St. Nicholas Hospice Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 14, 2021
3.32 km
Stanningfield Community Association Other catering premises Exempt
3.35 km
South Lee School School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 11, 2022
3.35 km
Maynard House Orchards Manufacturers/packers Exempt
November 7, 2018
3.38 km
Hardwick Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 15, 2017
3.41 km
The Red House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 11, 2020
3.44 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Village Sign Bus Stop/Station 39 m
Village Sign Bus Stop/Station 46 m
Park House Bus Stop/Station 164 m
Park House Bus Stop/Station 180 m
Bus Shelter Bus Stop/Station 845 m
Cambridge Airport Air 37.34 km
London Stansted Airport Air 46.68 km

Nearby Nature

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

Pound Green Urban Greenspace 44 m
Brook Green Woodland Or Forest 877 m
Bryers Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.03 km
Woodfield Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.14 km
Coronation Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.4 km
Upper Dutmoss Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.52 km
Nunn's Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Lower Dutmoss Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Long Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.22 km
Court Park Woodland Or Forest 2.62 km
Nowton Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.62 km
Newhall Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.66 km
Harram Bottom Valley 2.7 km
Little Welnetham Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.75 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 39.1 Mbps 40.8 Mbps 65.43 Mbps
Upload 6.6 Mbps 7.4 Mbps 14 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% 25.5 4.5
30-300 Mbps 95.2% 42.9 7.8
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Electricity Consumption

20 meters consuming 154,055 kWh - mean 7,703 kWh : median 5,616 kWh

Energy usage data for IP29 5NJ - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.19930200
Longitude 0.72100600
OS Easting 586051
OS Northing 0259162
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
West Suffolk
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: Renting rural retirement
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 008B
Output Area / Small Area 1C2