Postcode IP29 5NS (West Suffolk)

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

IP29 5NS 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 5NS as Rural residents > Ageing rural dwellers > Renting rural retirement.

The closest road name to IP29 5NS is Bury Road which is centered 521 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Bus Shelter and is 314 m away.

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

The local pub for residents of IP29 5NS is The Red House and is 2.91 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 11, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 35.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 8.5 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 91.9% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps. 8.1% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.6 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Bury Road 521 m
Whepstead Road 527 m
Lawshall Road 717 m
Bell's Lane 1.07 km
A134 9.8 km
A11 28.55 km
A143 30.63 km
A12 32 km
A14 44.73 km


Information about the postcode IP29 5NS

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 5NS - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Great Whelnetham Church of England Primary School 2.25 km
All Saints' Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Lawshall Outstanding
(December 3, 2010)
3.98 km
Riverwalk School 4.17 km
South Lee School 4.34 km
Ickworth Park Primary School Good
(June 18, 2019)
4.71 km
Hardwick Primary School 4.71 km
Horringer Court Middle School Good
(March 6, 2020)
5.5 km
Westgate Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(January 27, 2022)
5.6 km
Cockfield Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(February 26, 2020)
5.61 km
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School Good
(February 21, 2017)
5.63 km
Guildhall Feoffment Community Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
5.78 km
Sebert Wood Community Primary School Outstanding
(June 23, 2009)
5.88 km
Priory School Outstanding
(October 16, 2018)
6.44 km
Hartest Church of England Primary School Special Measures
(September 22, 2021)
6.57 km
Sybil Andrews Academy Requires improvement
(May 15, 2019)
6.57 km
West Suffolk College Good
(May 11, 2016)
6.58 km
St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(November 30, 2017)
6.7 km
Abbots Green Primary Academy 6.84 km
King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School Good
(March 6, 2019)
6.85 km
Westley Middle School Good
(December 13, 2016)
6.88 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Metcalf Arms Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 29, 2020
317 m
Village Veg Farmers/growers Exempt
June 3, 2015
424 m
Pinford End Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 18, 2019
1.73 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
2.25 km
eats at Gt Whelnetham Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
2.25 km
Slimming World at Great Whelnetham Retailers - other Exempt
January 24, 2018
2.36 km
Whepstead Community Centre Other catering premises Exempt
July 1, 2014
2.51 km
Stanningfield Community Association Other catering premises Exempt
2.64 km
The Red House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 11, 2020
2.91 km
Sicklesmere Stores Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 17, 2017
2.93 km
Willows Residential Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 4, 2019
2.94 km
Hennessey Home & Garden Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 14, 2020
2.97 km
Little Larks Day Nursery School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 26, 2022
3.19 km
The Friendly Loaf Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
October 24, 2018
3.19 km
Maynard House Orchards Manufacturers/packers Exempt
November 7, 2018
3.23 km
The White Horse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 23, 2022
3.28 km
Church Farm B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
February 7, 2013
3.43 km
The Manger Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 27, 2019
3.43 km
Heritage Manor Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 26, 2018
3.44 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Bus Shelter Bus Stop/Station 314 m
Bus Shelter Bus Stop/Station 319 m
Park House Bus Stop/Station 843 m
Park House Bus Stop/Station 853 m
Village Sign Bus Stop/Station 978 m
Cambridge Airport Air 37.22 km
London Stansted Airport Air 45.86 km

Nearby Nature

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

Bryers Wood Woodland Or Forest 381 m
Nunn's Grove Woodland Or Forest 628 m
Woodfield Wood Woodland Or Forest 783 m
Upper Dutmoss Wood Woodland Or Forest 870 m
Brook Green Woodland Or Forest 892 m
Pound Green Urban Greenspace 982 m
Lower Dutmoss Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.01 km
Coronation Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.26 km
Newhall Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.67 km
Brick Kiln Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.86 km
Cook's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.94 km
Jack's Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km
Cage's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.73 km
Oldpark Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.81 km
Pitmore Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.81 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 37.1 Mbps 35.6 Mbps 62.82 Mbps
Upload 9.8 Mbps 8.5 Mbps 17.29 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 1 0.5
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 8.1% 25.6 4.6
30-300 Mbps 91.9% 40.8 10
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Electricity Consumption

37 meters consuming 216,277 kWh - mean 5,845 kWh : median 3,467 kWh

Energy usage data for IP29 5NS - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.19055400
Longitude 0.71861500
OS Easting 585926
OS Northing 0258185
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