Postcode IP4 3NJ (Ipswich)

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The postcode IP4 3NJ is located in Ipswich, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP4 3NJ is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP4 3NJ is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 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 IP4 3NJ as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Multi-ethnic suburbia.

The closest road name to IP4 3NJ is Ladywood Road which is centered 105 m away.

The nearest bus stop is St Albans School and is 15 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance2, 1.73 km away.

The closest primary school to IP4 3NJ (for ages 11 and under) is St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Ipswich. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on April 25, 2018. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is St Alban's Catholic High School. The last OFSTED inspection on January 22, 2020 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of IP4 3NJ is Miller & Carter Steakhouse and is 4.23 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on July 27, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from J's Traditional Fish & Chip Shop and is 5.74 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on January 18, 2022.

Residents reported an average download speed of 65.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 12.5 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% 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 2.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP4 3NJ 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 IP4 3NJ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP4 3NJ, and the approximate distance away.

Ladywood Road 105 m
Woodbridge Road East 183 m
Mayfield Road 191 m
Fawley Close 197 m
Lindsey Road 263 m
Digby Road 277 m
A1214 286 m
Crofton Road 345 m
Melbourne Road 376 m
Rushmere Road 480 m
Woodbridge Road 685 m
Heath Road 731 m
Humber Doucy Lane 996 m
Colchester Road 1.11 km
A1156 2.06 km


Information about the postcode IP4 3NJ

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 IP4 3NJ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Alban's Catholic High School Good
(January 22, 2020)
0 m
Copleston High School Good
(January 30, 2018)
966 m
St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Ipswich Good
(April 25, 2018)
1 km
Culford School 1.11 km
Britannia Primary School and Nursery 1.11 km
Rushmere Hall Primary School 1.22 km
Sidegate Primary School Good
(March 16, 2017)
1.31 km
Broke Hall Community Primary School 1.44 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Ipswich 1.55 km
Northgate High School Good
(November 14, 2019)
1.61 km
Clifford Road Primary School & Nursery Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.82 km
Rose Hill Primary 1.97 km
Heath Primary School, Kesgrave Good
(November 21, 2017)
2.39 km
St Helen's Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
2.39 km
Suffolk New College Requires improvement
(November 15, 2019)
2.42 km
Murrayfield Primary - A Paradigm Academy Good
(October 10, 2019)
2.52 km
St Margaret's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Ipswich Good
(November 22, 2018)
2.71 km
Cliff Lane Primary School Requires improvement
(January 30, 2020)
2.83 km
Sir Bobby Robson School 2.95 km
Cedarwood Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
2.96 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP4 3NJ - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Poppies Farm Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
April 2, 2019
3.43 km
Miller & Carter Steakhouse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
4.23 km
Shell Service Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 22, 2018
4.44 km
Daysies Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
4.57 km
Studio Flex Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 12, 2021
4.78 km
Priory Park Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 25, 2022
4.87 km
Foskers Fresh Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 24, 2018
4.97 km
Black Tiles Learning Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 19, 2009
5.14 km
Reach2 At Martlesham Primary Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
5.14 km
Rhymes At Martlesham Out Of School Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 6, 2018
5.14 km
Black Tiles Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 11, 2020
5.15 km
Martlesham Post Office Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 29, 2019
5.15 km
Orwell Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 21, 2015
5.57 km
Beacon Hill Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 11, 2013
5.63 km
The Lunch Van Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
5.73 km
Vertas At Nacton Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
5.73 km
J's Traditional Fish & Chip Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
5.74 km
Pizza I Paella Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
December 7, 2018
5.86 km
Dan's Diner @ Dan's Meadow Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 26, 2018
5.93 km
The Shannon Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 8, 2021
5.98 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP4 3NJ - Data from Apr 2022

St Albans School Bus Stop/Station 15 m
Hospital Bus Stop/Station 141 m
Lindsey Road Bus Stop/Station 219 m
Hospital Bus Stop/Station 233 m
Hospital Bus Stop/Station 250 m
Majors Corner Taxi Rank 2.76 km
Opium Taxi Rank 2.91 km
Sainsbury's Taxi Rank 3.01 km
Entrance2 Rail 1.73 km
Entrance1 Rail 1.74 km
Entrance3 Rail 1.77 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP4 3NJ - Data from Dec 2021

Broom Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.19 km
Decoypond Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Spring Pond Inland Water 2.57 km
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 2.58 km
Big Pond Inland Water 2.67 km
Brookhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.94 km
Warren Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.97 km
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 2.98 km
Lux Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.06 km
Black Walk Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.13 km
Playford Mere Inland Water 3.6 km
Westerfield Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.76 km
Kesgrave Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.94 km
Hightree Covert Woodland Or Forest 4.09 km
Pond Hall Carr Woodland Or Forest 4.13 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP4 3NJ - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 55.3 Mbps 65.8 Mbps 107 Mbps
Upload 12.3 Mbps 12.5 Mbps 19.53 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 6
30-300 Mbps 0% 75.4 13.8
300+ Mbps 100% - -

Gas Consumption

7 meters consuming 114,865 kWh - mean 16,409 kWh : median 16,209 kWh

Energy usage data for IP4 3NJ - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.06274100
Longitude 1.19886100
OS Easting 619372
OS Northing 0245314
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 Bixley ED
Electoral Ward Bixley
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: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: Multi-ethnic suburbia
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Ipswich BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Ipswich BUASD
Workplace Zone E33028405
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Ipswich 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Ipswich 009A
Output Area / Small Area 6B1