Postcode IP32 6AX (West Suffolk)

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

IP32 6AX 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 6AX as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > White professionals.

The closest road name to IP32 6AX is Layham Drive which is centered 101 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Tollgate Lane and is 166 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 784 m away.

The closest primary school to IP32 6AX (for ages 11 and under) is Howard Community Academy. 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 6AX is The Tollgate and is 0 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on October 4, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Lake Avenue Chip Shop and is 611 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on August 14, 2019.

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

Policing for IP32 6AX 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 6AX and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Layham Drive 101 m
Hanover Close 148 m
Norfolk Road 193 m
Bell Meadow 204 m
Friary Meadow 214 m
Norman Road 264 m
Riverside Court 275 m
Sandy Lane 302 m
Rosemary Road 313 m
Philip Road 329 m
Fornham Road 373 m
Tollgate Lane 385 m
Northgate Avenue 389 m
Mildenhall Road 535 m
Thetford Road 572 m


Information about the postcode IP32 6AX

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 6AX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Tollgate Primary School Good
(May 24, 2017)
397 m
St Benedict's Catholic School Good
(September 29, 2016)
710 m
Bury St Edmunds County Upper School Serious Weaknesses
(January 17, 2019)
787 m
King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School Good
(March 6, 2019)
1.17 km
Howard Community Academy 1.22 km
St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(November 30, 2017)
1.32 km
Abbeygate Sixth Form College 1.43 km
West Suffolk College Good
(May 11, 2016)
1.61 km
Priory School Outstanding
(October 16, 2018)
1.78 km
Guildhall Feoffment Community Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
2.06 km
Sexton's Manor Community Primary School Good
(June 20, 2018)
2.13 km
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School Good
(February 21, 2017)
2.19 km
Westgate Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(January 27, 2022)
2.39 km
Westley Middle School Good
(December 13, 2016)
2.47 km
Sebert Wood Community Primary School Outstanding
(June 23, 2009)
2.93 km
Abbots Green Primary Academy 3.17 km
Horringer Court Middle School Good
(March 6, 2020)
3.18 km
Hardwick Primary School 3.23 km
South Lee School 3.67 km
Riverwalk School 3.72 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Tollgate Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 4, 2018
0 m
MFG Service Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 9, 2018
112 m
Vertas Eats at Tollgate Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 19, 2022
397 m
Co-Op Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 8, 2019
493 m
Dine Contract Catering Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 30, 2018
493 m
Folk Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 7, 2019
511 m
Fighting Fit Retailers - other Exempt
May 21, 2014
533 m
Bake and Bites Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 18, 2022
564 m
Christian Resource Centre Other catering premises Exempt
February 26, 2007
577 m
Lake Avenue Chip Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
August 14, 2019
611 m
Lake Avenue Post Office and Premier Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 3, 2019
611 m
Niko's Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 8, 2022
611 m
The Golden Valley Takeaway/sandwich shop 1
Needs Major Improvement
April 30, 2021
611 m
The Greengage Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
May 15, 2019
620 m
Anselm Community Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 26, 2018
660 m
Seventh Day Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 18, 2020
698 m
eats at St. Benedicts School School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
710 m
Costa Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 27, 2019
777 m
Tesco Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
December 20, 2021
777 m
Bury St Edmunds County Upper School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 5, 2009
787 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Tollgate Lane Bus Stop/Station 166 m
Tollgate Lane Bus Stop/Station 166 m
Philip Road Bus Stop/Station 242 m
Philip Road Bus Stop/Station 247 m
Barton Hill Bus Stop/Station 306 m
Entrance Rail 784 m
Entrance Rail 816 m
Cambridge Airport Air 37.17 km
London Stansted Airport Air 51.53 km

Nearby Nature

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

Halfmoon Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Twentyfour Acre Clump Woodland Or Forest 1.62 km
John's Hill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.72 km
Farm Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Brick Kiln Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Park Gate Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.02 km
Colton's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km
Ash Tree Clump Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Three Corner Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.15 km
Mountroad Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.17 km
Ash Tree Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.2 km
Plum Pudding Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.22 km
Foxearth Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.28 km
The Clump Woodland Or Forest 2.33 km
Partridge Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.33 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP32 6AX - 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 100%
300+ Mbps 0%


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.26072600
Longitude 0.71157800
OS Easting 585153
OS Northing 0265970
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: Urban professionals and families
Subgroup: White professionals
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 5A1