Postcode IP33 3BJ (West Suffolk)

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The postcode IP33 3BJ is located in West Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP33 3BJ is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP33 3BJ is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.9 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 IP33 3BJ as Hard-pressed living > Hard pressed ageing workers > Renting hard-pressed workers.

The closest road name to IP33 3BJ is Grove Road which is centered 80 m away.

The nearest bus stop is King Edward VI School and is 248 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 793 m away.

The closest primary school to IP33 3BJ (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

Residents reported an average download speed of 39.1 Mbps and an average upload speed of 6.8 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 1.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP33 3BJ 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 3BJ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP33 3BJ, and the approximate distance away.

Grove Road 80 m
Challice Road 80 m
Spring Lane 92 m
Cornfield Road 94 m
Camberley Court 113 m
Durbar Terrace 139 m
Grove Park 169 m
Springfield Road 173 m
Springfield Avenue 183 m
Pudding Lane 186 m
Chancellery Mews 276 m
Myrtle Close 297 m
Fen Way 330 m
Out Risbygate 351 m
A1302 368 m


Information about the postcode IP33 3BJ

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 3BJ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(November 30, 2017)
0 m
King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School Good
(March 6, 2019)
157 m
West Suffolk College Good
(May 11, 2016)
329 m
Abbeygate Sixth Form College 454 m
Bury St Edmunds County Upper School Serious Weaknesses
(January 17, 2019)
738 m
St Benedict's Catholic School Good
(September 29, 2016)
876 m
Tollgate Primary School Good
(May 24, 2017)
1.12 km
Westgate Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(January 27, 2022)
1.12 km
Guildhall Feoffment Community Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
1.22 km
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School Good
(February 21, 2017)
1.23 km
Sexton's Manor Community Primary School Good
(June 20, 2018)
1.27 km
Howard Community Academy 1.44 km
Westley Middle School Good
(December 13, 2016)
1.47 km
Priory School Outstanding
(October 16, 2018)
1.69 km
Horringer Court Middle School Good
(March 6, 2020)
1.88 km
Hardwick Primary School 2.39 km
Sebert Wood Community Primary School Outstanding
(June 23, 2009)
2.75 km
Riverwalk School 2.78 km
South Lee School 2.85 km
Abbots Green Primary Academy 3.42 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP33 3BJ - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
eats at St. Edmundsbury Primary Sch School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 23, 2019
0 m
Little Angels Daycare School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
0 m
King Edward Vi Upper School School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 11, 2022
157 m
BLS English School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 13, 2015
214 m
Springfield Day Nursery School/college/university 5
Very Good
August 1, 2019
252 m
Da Vinci Cafe School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 28, 2021
329 m
Edmunds Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 29, 2018
329 m
Edmunds the Deli School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 11, 2019
329 m
Co-Op Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 11, 2022
355 m
St Peters Care Home Limited Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 3
July 15, 2021
355 m
Abbeycroft Enterprises Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
362 m
Rustico Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
378 m
Victoria Street Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
June 20, 2017
437 m
Verse - Cafe West Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 27, 2018
454 m
Burger Amour Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 22, 2021
479 m
Cineworld Other catering premises 5
Very Good
August 16, 2017
479 m
Frankie & Benny's Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 11, 2019
479 m
KFC Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 31, 2021
479 m
Subway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
479 m
Best Before Project Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
October 29, 2019
535 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP33 3BJ - Data from Apr 2022

King Edward VI School Bus Stop/Station 248 m
Springfield Road Bus Stop/Station 299 m
Springfield Road Bus Stop/Station 311 m
West Suffolk College Bus Stop/Station 315 m
West Suffolk College Bus Stop/Station 366 m
Entrance Rail 793 m
Entrance Rail 802 m
Cambridge Airport Air 36.43 km
London Stansted Airport Air 50.24 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP33 3BJ - Data from Dec 2021

Mayne Water Inland Water 1.7 km
The Clump Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Stonebridge Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.29 km
Mountroad Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.29 km
Layhill Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.38 km
Westley Bottom Valley 2.38 km
Pond Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Greenpit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Home Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.7 km
Lord Hervey's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.74 km
Halfmoon Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.77 km
John's Hill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.83 km
Twentyfour Acre Clump Woodland Or Forest 2.92 km
Beech Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.99 km
Colton's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.99 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP33 3BJ - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 39 Mbps 39.1 Mbps 66.4 Mbps
Upload 7.4 Mbps 6.8 Mbps 11.4 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 18.5 2.5
30-300 Mbps 100% 42.5 7.6
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

20 meters consuming 187,727 kWh - mean 9,386 kWh : median 10,088 kWh

Energy usage data for IP33 3BJ - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.25004500
Longitude 0.70323400
OS Easting 584628
OS Northing 0264761
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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Hard pressed ageing workers
Subgroup: Renting hard-pressed workers
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 E33028539
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
St Edmundsbury 006
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
St Edmundsbury 006E
Output Area / Small Area 8C3