Postcode IP3 9QR (Ipswich)

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

IP3 9QR is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 0.7 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 9QR as Constrained city dwellers > Challenged diversity > Multi-ethnic hardship.

The closest road name to IP3 9QR is Leslie Road which is centered 82 m away.

The nearest bus stop is The Drift and is 151 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance3, 2.04 km away.

The closest primary school to IP3 9QR (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 9QR is Miller & Carter Steakhouse and is 2.13 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on July 27, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 29.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 6.1 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 3.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Leslie Road 82 m
The Drift 106 m
Halton Crescent 148 m
Cody Road 200 m
Campbell Road 224 m
Uxbridge Crescent 232 m
Chaser Close 289 m
Cranwell Crescent 315 m
Crane Boulevard 315 m
Hilton Road 322 m
Lindbergh Road 337 m
Wyvern Road 342 m
Darter Close 361 m
Damselfly Road 373 m
Nacton Road 408 m


Information about the postcode IP3 9QR

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 9QR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
New Skill Centre Requires improvement
(November 14, 2019)
0 m
Sir Bobby Robson School 419 m
Ravenswood Community Primary School Good
(March 27, 2018)
617 m
Ipswich Academy Good
(March 6, 2019)
731 m
Murrayfield Primary - A Paradigm Academy Good
(October 10, 2019)
1.22 km
Piper's Vale Primary - A Paradigm Academy 1.46 km
Morland Church of England Primary School 1.49 km
Rose Hill Primary 1.87 km
Broke Hall Community Primary School 1.97 km
Copleston High School Good
(January 30, 2018)
2.21 km
Cliff Lane Primary School Requires improvement
(January 30, 2020)
2.22 km
Britannia Primary School and Nursery 2.23 km
Clifford Road Primary School & Nursery Good
(January 30, 2019)
2.74 km
St Alban's Catholic High School Good
(January 22, 2020)
3.11 km
Suffolk New College Requires improvement
(November 15, 2019)
3.12 km
Nacton Church of England Primary School Good
(October 2, 2019)
3.23 km
St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Ipswich Good
(April 25, 2018)
3.28 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Ipswich 3.31 km
Orwell Park School 3.34 km
St Helen's Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
3.37 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Shell Service Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 22, 2018
1.46 km
Priory Park Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 25, 2022
1.78 km
Miller & Carter Steakhouse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
2.13 km
Poppies Farm Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
April 2, 2019
2.45 km
Daysies Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
2.53 km
Studio Flex Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 12, 2021
2.91 km
Orwell Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 21, 2015
3.18 km
The Lunch Van Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
3.23 km
Vertas At Nacton Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
3.23 km
Orwell Park School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
3.52 km
P.L.O.T School/college/university Awaiting Inspection
3.74 km
Foskers Fresh Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 24, 2018
4.18 km
The Shannon Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 8, 2021
4.88 km
Busta Snax Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 7, 2022
4.9 km
St Marys Church LC / Bucklesham & Foxhall Village Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
4.9 km
Jason Elmer Catering Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 4, 2022
4.98 km
Levington Ship Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
5.16 km
Twisted Oaks Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 8, 2021
5.68 km
Waterfall Elior At Bucklesham Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 1, 2022
5.68 km
Cups And Cakes Cafe Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 8, 2021
6.14 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

The Drift Bus Stop/Station 151 m
The Drift Bus Stop/Station 170 m
Campbell Road Bus Stop/Station 290 m
Campbell Road Bus Stop/Station 296 m
Crane Boulevard Bus Stop/Station 317 m
Opium Taxi Rank 3.59 km
Majors Corner Taxi Rank 3.64 km
Sainsbury's Taxi Rank 3.72 km
Entrance3 Rail 2.04 km
Entrance1 Rail 2.04 km
Entrance2 Rail 2.08 km
Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing Ferry 10.17 km
Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing Ferry 10.17 km
Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing Ferry 10.17 km

Nearby Nature

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

Brazier's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.34 km
Robert's Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.41 km
Broom Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.47 km
Whin Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.56 km
Pond Hall Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km
Deals Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Watercress Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.69 km
Fox's Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.73 km
Round Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.73 km
The Alders Woodland Or Forest 1.73 km
Bridge Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.86 km
Decoypond Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.89 km
Goldsmith's Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.04 km
Square Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.06 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 16.4 Mbps 29.9 Mbps 80 Mbps
Upload 1.3 Mbps 6.1 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 7 1
2-5 Mbps - -
5-10 Mbps - -
10-30 Mbps 17.1 2.3
30-300 Mbps 67.3 16.7
300+ Mbps - -

Gas Consumption

11 meters consuming 234,071 kWh - mean 21,279 kWh : median 14,617 kWh

Energy usage data for IP3 9QR - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.03483200
Longitude 1.19777100
OS Easting 619432
OS Northing 0242206
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 E33028431
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Ipswich 014
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Ipswich 014G
Output Area / Small Area 7A3