Postcode IP3 9FA (Ipswich)

No map is available for this postcode.

The postcode IP3 9FA is located in Ipswich, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in December 2013 and is an active postcode. IP3 9FA is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP3 9FA is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 0.4 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 9FA as Constrained city dwellers > Challenged diversity > Multi-ethnic hardship.

The closest road name to IP3 9FA is Nacton Road which is centered 96 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Lindbergh Road and is 115 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance3, 1.69 km away.

The closest primary school to IP3 9FA (for ages 11 and under) is Ravenswood Community Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on March 27, 2018. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Ipswich Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on March 6, 2019 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of IP3 9FA is Miller & Carter Steakhouse and is 2.54 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on July 27, 2021.

Policing for IP3 9FA 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 9FA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP3 9FA, and the approximate distance away.

Nacton Road 96 m
Golden Mews 152 m
May Road 166 m
Cranwell Crescent 205 m
Beatty Road 224 m
Felix Road 228 m
Lindbergh Road 244 m
Hurricane Place 256 m
Shenley Road 267 m
Halton Crescent 271 m
Gorse Road 306 m
Hilton Road 307 m
Spitfire Close 310 m
Rands Way 354 m
Maryon Road 387 m


Information about the postcode IP3 9FA

Introduction December 2013
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 9FA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Sir Bobby Robson School 0 m
New Skill Centre Requires improvement
(November 14, 2019)
419 m
Ipswich Academy Good
(March 6, 2019)
618 m
Ravenswood Community Primary School Good
(March 27, 2018)
791 m
Murrayfield Primary - A Paradigm Academy Good
(October 10, 2019)
814 m
Piper's Vale Primary - A Paradigm Academy 1.1 km
Morland Church of England Primary School 1.26 km
Rose Hill Primary 1.51 km
Cliff Lane Primary School Requires improvement
(January 30, 2020)
1.8 km
Broke Hall Community Primary School 1.97 km
Britannia Primary School and Nursery 1.98 km
Copleston High School Good
(January 30, 2018)
2.01 km
Clifford Road Primary School & Nursery Good
(January 30, 2019)
2.37 km
Suffolk New College Requires improvement
(November 15, 2019)
2.73 km
St Alban's Catholic High School Good
(January 22, 2020)
2.95 km
St Helen's Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
2.98 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Ipswich 2.98 km
St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Ipswich Good
(April 25, 2018)
3 km
Stoke High School - Ormiston Academy Requires improvement
(March 9, 2018)
3.06 km
Hillside Primary School Requires improvement
(October 2, 2019)
3.11 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP3 9FA - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Shell Service Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 22, 2018
1.5 km
Priory Park Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 25, 2022
1.94 km
Miller & Carter Steakhouse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
2.54 km
Poppies Farm Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
April 2, 2019
2.78 km
Daysies Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
2.95 km
Studio Flex Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 12, 2021
3.32 km
Orwell Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 21, 2015
3.59 km
The Lunch Van Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
3.64 km
Vertas At Nacton Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
3.64 km
Orwell Park School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
3.9 km
P.L.O.T School/college/university Awaiting Inspection
4.13 km
Foskers Fresh Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 24, 2018
4.54 km
The Shannon Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 8, 2021
5.27 km
Busta Snax Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 7, 2022
5.3 km
St Marys Church LC / Bucklesham & Foxhall Village Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
5.3 km
Jason Elmer Catering Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 4, 2022
5.39 km
Levington Ship Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
5.57 km
Twisted Oaks Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 8, 2021
6.07 km
Waterfall Elior At Bucklesham Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 1, 2022
6.07 km
Cups And Cakes Cafe Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 8, 2021
6.55 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP3 9FA - Data from Apr 2022

Lindbergh Road Bus Stop/Station 115 m
Campbell Road Bus Stop/Station 123 m
Campbell Road Bus Stop/Station 132 m
Lindbergh Road Bus Stop/Station 137 m
Golden Hind Bus Stop/Station 194 m
Opium Taxi Rank 3.19 km
Majors Corner Taxi Rank 3.24 km
Sainsbury's Taxi Rank 3.31 km
Entrance3 Rail 1.69 km
Entrance1 Rail 1.7 km
Entrance2 Rail 1.74 km
Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing Ferry 10.53 km
Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing Ferry 10.54 km
Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing Ferry 10.54 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP3 9FA - Data from Dec 2021

Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.21 km
Brazier's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.26 km
Pond Hall Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.42 km
Robert's Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.71 km
Broom Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.78 km
Whin Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.82 km
Deals Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.89 km
Bridge Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
The Alders Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Black Ooze Wetland 1.94 km
Watercress Carr Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
Big Pond Inland Water 2.02 km
Fox's Carr Woodland Or Forest 2.07 km
Pond Ooze Sea 2.07 km
Decoypond Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.03658000
Longitude 1.19236900
OS Easting 619053
OS Northing 0242384
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 Priory Heath ED
Electoral Ward Priory Heath
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: Constrained city dwellers
Group: Challenged diversity
Subgroup: Multi-ethnic hardship
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Ipswich BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Ipswich BUASD
Workplace Zone E33028430
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Ipswich 014
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Ipswich 014B
Output Area / Small Area 7A3