Postcode IP32 6AW (West Suffolk)

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The postcode IP32 6AW is located in West Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP32 6AW is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP32 6AW is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.5 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 IP32 6AW as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Communal retirement.

The closest road name to IP32 6AW is Woodford Gardens which is centered 41 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Thingoe Hill and is 203 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 369 m away.

The closest primary school to IP32 6AW (for ages 11 and under) is St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 30, 2017. 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 IP32 6AW is The Tollgate and is 416 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on October 4, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Hampers Sandwich Shop and is 534 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on August 7, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 75.2 Mbps and an average upload speed of 17.2 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 10.4% 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 2.2 out of 10. 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 IP32 6AW 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 IP32 6AW and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP32 6AW, and the approximate distance away.

Woodford Gardens 41 m
Fornham Road 48 m
Avenue Approach 176 m
Riverside Court 197 m
Highlands 213 m
Stephenson Place 213 m
Thingoe Hill 214 m
Sandy Lane 229 m
Northgate Avenue 239 m
Bell Meadow 253 m
Maltings Way 253 m
Norfolk Road 276 m
Malthouse Lane 290 m
Raynham Road 307 m
Tollgate Lane 472 m


Information about the postcode IP32 6AW

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 IP32 6AW - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Tollgate Primary School Good
(May 24, 2017)
536 m
Bury St Edmunds County Upper School Serious Weaknesses
(January 17, 2019)
679 m
St Benedict's Catholic School Good
(September 29, 2016)
679 m
King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School Good
(March 6, 2019)
850 m
St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(November 30, 2017)
983 m
Abbeygate Sixth Form College 1.2 km
West Suffolk College Good
(May 11, 2016)
1.3 km
Howard Community Academy 1.35 km
Priory School Outstanding
(October 16, 2018)
1.45 km
Guildhall Feoffment Community Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
1.64 km
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School Good
(February 21, 2017)
1.78 km
Sexton's Manor Community Primary School Good
(June 20, 2018)
1.99 km
Westgate Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(January 27, 2022)
2 km
Westley Middle School Good
(December 13, 2016)
2.29 km
Sebert Wood Community Primary School Outstanding
(June 23, 2009)
2.62 km
Hardwick Primary School 2.82 km
Horringer Court Middle School Good
(March 6, 2020)
2.86 km
Abbots Green Primary Academy 2.98 km
South Lee School 3.27 km
Riverwalk School 3.31 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP32 6AW - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Seventh Day Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 18, 2020
295 m
Costa Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 27, 2019
387 m
Tesco Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
December 20, 2021
387 m
The Tollgate Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 4, 2018
416 m
MFG Service Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 9, 2018
431 m
Premier Inn Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house Awaiting Inspection
August 26, 2021
518 m
Hampers Sandwich Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
August 7, 2019
534 m
Majestic Wine Warehouse Retailers - other Exempt
March 21, 2012
534 m
Vertas Eats at Tollgate Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 19, 2022
536 m
Fighting Fit Retailers - other Exempt
May 21, 2014
566 m
Chick King Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 23, 2018
568 m
Station Hill Social Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 14, 2018
568 m
The Beerhouse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 18, 2019
579 m
The Pizzashed Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 28, 2019
579 m
Starbucks Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 21, 2019
590 m
The Greengage Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
May 15, 2019
669 m
Bury St Edmunds County Upper School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 5, 2009
679 m
eats at St. Edmunds County Upper Sch School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 15, 2019
679 m
eats at St. Benedicts School School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
679 m
Domino's Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
August 13, 2019
684 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP32 6AW - Data from Apr 2022

Thingoe Hill Bus Stop/Station 203 m
Thingoe Hill Bus Stop/Station 207 m
Tollgate Lane Bus Stop/Station 250 m
Tollgate Lane Bus Stop/Station 251 m
Fornham Road Bus Stop/Station 356 m
Entrance Rail 369 m
Entrance Rail 402 m
Cambridge Airport Air 37.14 km
London Stansted Airport Air 51.22 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP32 6AW - Data from Dec 2021

Halfmoon Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
Mountroad Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Twentyfour Acre Clump Woodland Or Forest 1.94 km
The Clump Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km
Colton's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.1 km
Mayne Water Inland Water 2.12 km
John's Hill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.13 km
Farm Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.2 km
Brick Kiln Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.33 km
Layhill Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.34 km
Ash Tree Clump Woodland Or Forest 2.36 km
Plum Pudding Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.37 km
Pond Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.38 km
Home Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.41 km
Park Gate Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.42 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP32 6AW - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 69.8 Mbps 75.2 Mbps 319.27 Mbps
Upload 19 Mbps 17.2 Mbps 49.9 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 6 1.5
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 11 1
30-300 Mbps 89.6% 74 17.7
300+ Mbps 10.4% 319 50

Gas Consumption

48 meters consuming 676,458 kWh - mean 14,093 kWh : median 12,393 kWh

Electricity Consumption

47 meters consuming 206,632 kWh - mean 4,396 kWh : median 2,966 kWh

Energy usage data for IP32 6AW - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.25701600
Longitude 0.71212600
OS Easting 585204
OS Northing 0265557
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 Tower ED
Electoral Ward Tollgate
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Communal retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Bury St Edmunds BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Bury St Edmunds BUASD
Workplace Zone E33028537
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
St Edmundsbury 006
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
St Edmundsbury 006D
Output Area / Small Area 5B2