Postcode IP3 9JL (Ipswich)

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The postcode IP3 9JL is located in Ipswich, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP3 9JL is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP3 9JL is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.9 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 IP3 9JL as Hard-pressed living > Migration and churn > Hard-pressed ethnic mix.

The closest road name to IP3 9JL is Laud Mews which is centered 111 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Murrayfield School and is 29 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance3, 957 m away.

The closest primary school to IP3 9JL (for ages 11 and under) is Murrayfield Primary - A Paradigm Academy. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on October 10, 2019. 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 9JL is Miller & Carter Steakhouse and is 3.28 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on July 27, 2021.

100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Laud Mews 111 m
St Davids Road 127 m
St Leonards Road 159 m
Norman Crescent 163 m
Beatrice Close 163 m
Powling Road 183 m
Henstead Gardens 205 m
Queen's Square 213 m
Ransome Road 244 m
Fitzmaurice Road 253 m
Hulver Court 261 m
Benacre Road 271 m
Ransome Crescent 283 m
King Edward Road 292 m
Murray Road 304 m


Information about the postcode IP3 9JL

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 9JL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Murrayfield Primary - A Paradigm Academy Good
(October 10, 2019)
0 m
Rose Hill Primary 744 m
Sir Bobby Robson School 814 m
Piper's Vale Primary - A Paradigm Academy 942 m
Cliff Lane Primary School Requires improvement
(January 30, 2020)
1.06 km
Ipswich Academy Good
(March 6, 2019)
1.2 km
New Skill Centre Requires improvement
(November 14, 2019)
1.22 km
Morland Church of England Primary School 1.42 km
Britannia Primary School and Nursery 1.43 km
Ravenswood Community Primary School Good
(March 27, 2018)
1.55 km
Copleston High School Good
(January 30, 2018)
1.55 km
Clifford Road Primary School & Nursery Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.59 km
Suffolk New College Requires improvement
(November 15, 2019)
1.91 km
Broke Hall Community Primary School 1.95 km
St Helen's Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
2.17 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Ipswich 2.24 km
St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Ipswich Good
(April 25, 2018)
2.35 km
Hillside Primary School Requires improvement
(October 2, 2019)
2.42 km
Stoke High School - Ormiston Academy Requires improvement
(March 9, 2018)
2.43 km
St Alban's Catholic High School Good
(January 22, 2020)
2.52 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Shell Service Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 22, 2018
2.06 km
Priory Park Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 25, 2022
2.61 km
Miller & Carter Steakhouse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
3.28 km
Poppies Farm Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
April 2, 2019
3.31 km
Daysies Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
3.69 km
Studio Flex Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 12, 2021
4.05 km
Orwell Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 21, 2015
4.39 km
The Lunch Van Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
4.45 km
Vertas At Nacton Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
4.45 km
Orwell Park School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
4.72 km
P.L.O.T School/college/university Awaiting Inspection
4.95 km
Foskers Fresh Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 24, 2018
5.11 km
The Shannon Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 8, 2021
5.92 km
Busta Snax Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 7, 2022
5.96 km
St Marys Church LC / Bucklesham & Foxhall Village Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
5.96 km
Jason Elmer Catering Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 4, 2022
6.18 km
Levington Ship Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
6.38 km
Twisted Oaks Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 8, 2021
6.71 km
Waterfall Elior At Bucklesham Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 1, 2022
6.71 km
Black Tiles Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 11, 2020
6.87 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Murrayfield School Bus Stop/Station 29 m
Murrayfield School Bus Stop/Station 105 m
Queens Way Bus Stop/Station 188 m
Nacton Crescent Bus Stop/Station 246 m
Hatfield Road Bus Stop/Station 258 m
Opium Taxi Rank 2.38 km
Majors Corner Taxi Rank 2.42 km
Sainsbury's Taxi Rank 2.5 km
Entrance3 Rail 957 m
Entrance1 Rail 973 m
Entrance2 Rail 1 km
Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing Ferry 11.34 km
Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing Ferry 11.34 km
Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing Ferry 11.34 km

Nearby Nature

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

Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 632 m
Big Pond Inland Water 1.23 km
Pond Hall Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.62 km
Brazier's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.7 km
Black Ooze Wetland 2.09 km
Wherstead Ooze Wetland 2.27 km
Pond Ooze Sea 2.37 km
Bridge Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.45 km
Robert's Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.49 km
Decoypond Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.51 km
Broom Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.56 km
Whin Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.58 km
Redgate Hard Wetland 2.59 km
The Alders Woodland Or Forest 2.61 km
Deals Carr Woodland Or Forest 2.63 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP3 9JL - Data from Ofcom 2017

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 0%
30-300 Mbps 0%
300+ Mbps 100%


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.04198000
Longitude 1.18436800
OS Easting 618480
OS Northing 0242962
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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Migration and churn
Subgroup: Hard-pressed ethnic mix
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 014D
Output Area / Small Area 8D2