Postcode IP3 0AL (Ipswich)

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The postcode IP3 0AL is located in Ipswich, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP3 0AL is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP3 0AL is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.5 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 IP3 0AL as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Private renting new arrivals.

The closest road name to IP3 0AL is Myrtle Road which is centered 37 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Cavendish Street and is 103 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance3, 911 m away.

The closest primary school to IP3 0AL (for ages 11 and under) is Cliff Lane Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Requires improvement on January 30, 2020. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Copleston High School. The last OFSTED inspection on January 30, 2018 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of IP3 0AL is Miller & Carter Steakhouse and is 4.63 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on July 27, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 117.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.9 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.9 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP3 0AL 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 IP3 0AL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP3 0AL, and the approximate distance away.

Myrtle Road 37 m
Unity Street 92 m
White Elm Street 111 m
Tye Road 122 m
Mitre Way 127 m
Bishop's Hill 140 m
Trinity Street 162 m
Holywells Close 168 m
Isham Place 189 m
Siloam Place 189 m
Hope Court 210 m
The Beeches 227 m
Wykes Bishop Street 244 m
John Street 246 m
Fore Hamlet 249 m


Information about the postcode IP3 0AL

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 IP3 0AL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Cliff Lane Primary School Requires improvement
(January 30, 2020)
585 m
Suffolk New College Requires improvement
(November 15, 2019)
585 m
Clifford Road Primary School & Nursery Good
(January 30, 2019)
713 m
St Helen's Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
868 m
Rose Hill Primary 887 m
St Margaret's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Ipswich Good
(November 22, 2018)
1.31 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Ipswich 1.37 km
Murrayfield Primary - A Paradigm Academy Good
(October 10, 2019)
1.38 km
Hillside Primary School Requires improvement
(October 2, 2019)
1.39 km
Britannia Primary School and Nursery 1.53 km
Stoke High School - Ormiston Academy Requires improvement
(March 9, 2018)
1.58 km
Piper's Vale Primary - A Paradigm Academy 1.74 km
Copleston High School Good
(January 30, 2018)
1.79 km
St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Ipswich Good
(April 25, 2018)
1.79 km
St Matthew's Church of England Primary School, Ipswich 1.84 km
Halifax Primary School Good
(December 4, 2019)
1.93 km
Sidegate Primary School Good
(March 16, 2017)
1.94 km
Ipswich School 2.01 km
Sir Bobby Robson School 2.19 km
Morland Church of England Primary School 2.3 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP3 0AL - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Shell Service Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 22, 2018
3.19 km
Priory Park Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 25, 2022
3.8 km
Poppies Farm Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
April 2, 2019
4.49 km
Miller & Carter Steakhouse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
4.63 km
Daysies Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
5.04 km
Studio Flex Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 12, 2021
5.38 km
Orwell Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 21, 2015
5.76 km
The Lunch Van Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
5.82 km
Vertas At Nacton Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
5.82 km
Orwell Park School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
6.08 km
Foskers Fresh Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 24, 2018
6.29 km
P.L.O.T School/college/university Awaiting Inspection
6.32 km
The Shannon Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 8, 2021
7.16 km
Busta Snax Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 7, 2022
7.23 km
St Marys Church LC / Bucklesham & Foxhall Village Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
7.23 km
Black Tiles Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 11, 2020
7.49 km
Martlesham Post Office Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 29, 2019
7.49 km
Black Tiles Learning Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 19, 2009
7.5 km
Reach2 At Martlesham Primary Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
7.5 km
Rhymes At Martlesham Out Of School Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 6, 2018
7.5 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP3 0AL - Data from Apr 2022

Cavendish Street Bus Stop/Station 103 m
Cavendish Street Bus Stop/Station 109 m
John Street Bus Stop/Station 198 m
Industrial Estate Bus Stop/Station 266 m
Sandhurst Avenue Bus Stop/Station 329 m
Opium Taxi Rank 1 km
Majors Corner Taxi Rank 1.06 km
Sainsbury's Taxi Rank 1.13 km
Entrance3 Rail 911 m
Entrance2 Rail 926 m
Entrance1 Rail 939 m
Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing Ferry 12.67 km
Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing Ferry 12.67 km
Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing Ferry 12.67 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP3 0AL - Data from Dec 2021

Big Pond Inland Water 277 m
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.18 km
Spinney Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.41 km
Wherstead Ooze Wetland 2.43 km
Pond Hall Carr Woodland Or Forest 2.49 km
Brazier's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.77 km
Black Ooze Wetland 2.78 km
Fishpond Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.97 km
North Clump Woodland Or Forest 3.09 km
Bourne Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.1 km
Redgate Hard Wetland 3.14 km
Home Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.15 km
Braky Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.16 km
Pond Ooze Sea 3.19 km
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 3.22 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP3 0AL - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 107 Mbps 117.9 Mbps 331 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 14.9 Mbps 36 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 6.7 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 112.1 14.9
300+ Mbps 100% 331 36

Gas Consumption

20 meters consuming 242,087 kWh - mean 12,104 kWh : median 10,331 kWh

Electricity Consumption

23 meters consuming 70,934 kWh - mean 3,084 kWh : median 2,163 kWh

Energy usage data for IP3 0AL - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.04999200
Longitude 1.16911000
OS Easting 617395
OS Northing 0243807
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
County Electorial Division St. Helen's ED
Electoral Ward Holywells
Local Authority District Ipswich
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 E07000202
Travel To Work Area Ipswich


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 Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Multicultural metropolitans
Group: Rented family living
Subgroup: Private renting new arrivals
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Ipswich BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Ipswich BUASD
Workplace Zone E33028414
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Ipswich 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Ipswich 011E
Output Area / Small Area 4A2