Postcode IP33 2LJ (West Suffolk)

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The postcode IP33 2LJ is located in West Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP33 2LJ is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP33 2LJ is one of the least deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 7.5 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 IP33 2LJ as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Self-sufficient retirement.

The closest road name to IP33 2LJ is Canterbury Green which is centered 64 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Canterbury Green and is 97 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 2.11 km away.

The closest primary school to IP33 2LJ (for ages 11 and under) is Hardwick Primary School. 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 IP33 2LJ is The Macebearer and is 529 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection on October 5, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Deep Blue and is 529 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on September 1, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 53 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.7 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP33 2LJ 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 IP33 2LJ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP33 2LJ, and the approximate distance away.

Canterbury Green 64 m
Runnymede Green 96 m
Barons Road 101 m
Lincoln Green 126 m
Salisbury Green 195 m
Boon Close 208 m
Hardwick Lane 230 m
Abbots Gate 299 m
Cullum Road 314 m
Home Farm Lane 627 m
A1302 1.78 km
A134 4.91 km
A143 28.29 km
A11 28.77 km
A12 36.69 km


Information about the postcode IP33 2LJ

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 IP33 2LJ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Hardwick Primary School 719 m
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School Good
(February 21, 2017)
727 m
Guildhall Feoffment Community Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
888 m
Riverwalk School 930 m
Westgate Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(January 27, 2022)
977 m
South Lee School 1.09 km
Priory School Outstanding
(October 16, 2018)
1.79 km
Horringer Court Middle School Good
(March 6, 2020)
1.8 km
West Suffolk College Good
(May 11, 2016)
1.85 km
St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(November 30, 2017)
1.87 km
Sebert Wood Community Primary School Outstanding
(June 23, 2009)
2 km
King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School Good
(March 6, 2019)
2.01 km
Abbeygate Sixth Form College 2.21 km
Bury St Edmunds County Upper School Serious Weaknesses
(January 17, 2019)
2.59 km
Westley Middle School Good
(December 13, 2016)
2.66 km
Sexton's Manor Community Primary School Good
(June 20, 2018)
2.71 km
St Benedict's Catholic School Good
(September 29, 2016)
2.72 km
Tollgate Primary School Good
(May 24, 2017)
2.88 km
Abbots Green Primary Academy 3.08 km
Ickworth Park Primary School Good
(June 18, 2019)
3.09 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP33 2LJ - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Best Buddies Care Ltd Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 23, 2018
0 m
Wedgwood House Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 25, 2019
457 m
West Suffolk Hospital Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 10, 2012
457 m
West Suffolk Hospital Catering Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 21, 2019
457 m
Deep Blue Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
September 1, 2021
529 m
Morrisons Daily Retailers - other 4
November 19, 2021
529 m
Silver Capital Chinese Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 25, 2019
529 m
The Macebearer Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
October 5, 2021
529 m
Zeera Indian Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 11, 2021
529 m
Hardwick Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 15, 2017
610 m
Grange Residential Homes Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 8, 2019
655 m
West End Fish and Chip Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
698 m
Theatre Royal Other catering premises 5
Very Good
August 14, 2018
717 m
eats at Hardwick Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 1, 2019
719 m
BMI Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 30, 2022
720 m
Abbey Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
August 23, 2018
724 m
Noodle King Chinese Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 25, 2021
727 m
St Edmunds Catholic Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 9, 2018
727 m
The Ark Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 23, 2019
727 m
Busy Bees Nurseries Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 2, 2021
754 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP33 2LJ - Data from Apr 2022

Canterbury Green Bus Stop/Station 97 m
Canterbury Green Bus Stop/Station 109 m
Boon Close Bus Stop/Station 187 m
Boon Close Bus Stop/Station 187 m
The Lodge Bus Stop/Station 240 m
Entrance Rail 2.11 km
Entrance Rail 2.14 km
Cambridge Airport Air 36.98 km
London Stansted Airport Air 49.33 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP33 2LJ - Data from Dec 2021

Mayne Water Inland Water 581 m
Stonebridge Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.08 km
Beech Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.31 km
Nowton Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.37 km
Layhill Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.64 km
The Clump Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Pond Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.99 km
Court Park Woodland Or Forest 2.22 km
Mountroad Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.23 km
Home Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.28 km
Puthawks Bush Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.3 km
Long Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.37 km
Whitshaw Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.48 km
Little Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.51 km
Broom Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.61 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP33 2LJ - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 63.2 Mbps 53 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 18.9 Mbps 13.7 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 8 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 16.7 2.7
30-300 Mbps 100% 64.6 17.2
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

26 meters consuming 330,958 kWh - mean 12,729 kWh : median 11,738 kWh

Energy usage data for IP33 2LJ - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.23453800
Longitude 0.71395000
OS Easting 585424
OS Northing 0263064
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 Hardwick ED
Electoral Ward Southgate
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: Self-sufficient 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 E33028557
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
St Edmundsbury 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
St Edmundsbury 009B
Output Area / Small Area 5B3