Postcode IP29 5SZ (West Suffolk)

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

IP29 5SZ 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 5SZ as Suburbanites > Suburban achievers > Detached retirement living.

The closest road name to IP29 5SZ is Holly Close which is centered 17 m away.

The nearest bus stop is School and is 134 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 4.27 km away.

The closest primary school to IP29 5SZ (for ages 11 and under) is Ickworth Park Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 18, 2019. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is St Benedict's Catholic School. The last OFSTED inspection on September 29, 2016 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of IP29 5SZ is The Beehive Inn and is 461 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on May 10, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from Horringer Fish Bar and is 1.67 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on March 30, 2022.

Residents reported an average download speed of 63.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.7 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 0.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Holly Close 17 m
Orchard Way 91 m
The Chestnuts 114 m
The Elms 118 m
Meadow Drive 134 m
The Limes 195 m
The Oaks 207 m
The Beeches 217 m
Brook Close 239 m
Hawthorn Drive 242 m
Hornbeam Drive 282 m
College Close 284 m
Manor Lane 301 m
The Street 323 m
A134 6.74 km


Information about the postcode IP29 5SZ

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 5SZ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Ickworth Park Primary School Good
(June 18, 2019)
185 m
Horringer Court Middle School Good
(March 6, 2020)
1.67 km
Westgate Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(January 27, 2022)
2.68 km
Westley Middle School Good
(December 13, 2016)
2.74 km
Sexton's Manor Community Primary School Good
(June 20, 2018)
3.1 km
West Suffolk College Good
(May 11, 2016)
3.24 km
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School Good
(February 21, 2017)
3.35 km
Riverwalk School 3.38 km
Abbeygate Sixth Form College 3.46 km
St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(November 30, 2017)
3.54 km
Guildhall Feoffment Community Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
3.56 km
Hardwick Primary School 3.61 km
King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School Good
(March 6, 2019)
3.68 km
South Lee School 3.73 km
Bury St Edmunds County Upper School Serious Weaknesses
(January 17, 2019)
4.13 km
St Benedict's Catholic School Good
(September 29, 2016)
4.25 km
Howard Community Academy 4.41 km
Tollgate Primary School Good
(May 24, 2017)
4.58 km
Priory School Outstanding
(October 16, 2018)
4.59 km
Sebert Wood Community Primary School Outstanding
(June 23, 2009)
5.02 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Horringer Pre School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 7, 2018
185 m
Vertas at Ickworth Park Primary Sch School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 18, 2019
185 m
Host 78 Ltd Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 21, 2018
233 m
The Beehive Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
May 10, 2019
461 m
LFH (The Ickworth) Ltd Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
January 7, 2022
1.4 km
National Trust Enterprises Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 7, 2022
1.4 km
National Trust Ickworth Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 7, 2022
1.4 km
Bannatyne Spa Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
May 8, 2019
1.48 km
Care UK Ltd Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 2, 2021
1.67 km
Court News Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 5, 2017
1.67 km
eats at Horringer Court Middle Sch School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 1, 2019
1.67 km
Horringer Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 30, 2022
1.67 km
Premier Horringer Court Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 30, 2021
1.67 km
West End Home Guard Social Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 13, 2019
2.26 km
Busy Bees Nurseries Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 2, 2021
2.38 km
Jasmine Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 23, 2022
2.43 km
One Stop Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 20, 2020
2.43 km
St. Nicholas Hospice Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 14, 2021
2.45 km
All Saints Pre-School (BSE) Ltd Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
April 19, 2018
2.46 km
Grange Residential Homes Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 8, 2019
2.57 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

School Bus Stop/Station 134 m
Meadow Drive Bus Stop/Station 153 m
Park Gates Bus Stop/Station 182 m
Park Gates Bus Stop/Station 193 m
Meadow Drive Bus Stop/Station 199 m
Entrance Rail 4.27 km
Entrance Rail 4.29 km
Cambridge Airport Air 34.12 km
London Stansted Airport Air 46.7 km

Nearby Nature

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

Adkin's Wood Woodland Or Forest 426 m
Elizabeth Grove Woodland Or Forest 583 m
Fontainebleau Grove Woodland Or Forest 967 m
Turner's Gorse Woodland Or Forest 971 m
Building Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.05 km
Lord Hervey's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.06 km
Greenpit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.23 km
The Gorse Woodland Or Forest 1.25 km
Jermyn's Clump Woodland Or Forest 1.37 km
Arthur's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.39 km
The Paddock Woodland Or Forest 1.42 km
Whitshaw Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.43 km
Ash Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.51 km
Lady Hervey's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.52 km
Albana Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.59 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 67.9 Mbps 63.8 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 15.3 Mbps 14.7 Mbps 20 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% 20 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 66.5 15.5
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Electricity Consumption

17 meters consuming 78,489 kWh - mean 4,617 kWh : median 3,987 kWh

Energy usage data for IP29 5SZ - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.22405500
Longitude 0.67327600
OS Easting 582690
OS Northing 0261795
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: Suburbanites
Group: Suburban achievers
Subgroup: Detached retirement living
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Horringer BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33028553
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
St Edmundsbury 008
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
St Edmundsbury 008C
Output Area / Small Area 6A3