Postcode IP5 1AP (East Suffolk)

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The postcode IP5 1AP is located in East Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in June 1997 and is an active postcode. IP5 1AP is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP5 1AP 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 IP5 1AP as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Self-sufficient retirement.

The closest road name to IP5 1AP is Malvern Close which is centered 87 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Beech Road Shops and is 24 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance1, 2.67 km away.

The closest primary school to IP5 1AP (for ages 11 and under) is Heath Primary School, Kesgrave. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 21, 2017. 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 IP5 1AP is Miller & Carter Steakhouse and is 3.54 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 4.5 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on January 18, 2022.

Residents reported an average download speed of 41.5 Mbps and an average upload speed of 11.1 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for IP5 1AP 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 IP5 1AP and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP5 1AP, and the approximate distance away.

Malvern Close 87 m
Quantock Close 116 m
Mendip Drive 120 m
Yewtree Grove 130 m
Beech Gardens 152 m
Beech Road 164 m
Pinetree Close 165 m
St Agnes Way 202 m
Holly Road 245 m
Linksfield 258 m
Blackdown Avenue 259 m
Linksfield Gardens 265 m
Beech Grove 296 m
Histon Close 329 m
Elm Road 338 m


Information about the postcode IP5 1AP

Introduction June 1997
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 IP5 1AP - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Heath Primary School, Kesgrave Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.11 km
Broke Hall Community Primary School 1.22 km
St Alban's Catholic High School Good
(January 22, 2020)
1.37 km
Cedarwood Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.59 km
Copleston High School Good
(January 30, 2018)
1.78 km
Kesgrave High School Good
(December 6, 2017)
1.95 km
Britannia Primary School and Nursery 2.04 km
St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Ipswich Good
(April 25, 2018)
2.36 km
Rushmere Hall Primary School 2.39 km
Culford School 2.43 km
Sidegate Primary School Good
(March 16, 2017)
2.67 km
Rose Hill Primary 2.83 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Ipswich 2.89 km
Northgate High School Good
(November 14, 2019)
2.9 km
Clifford Road Primary School & Nursery Good
(January 30, 2019)
3.01 km
Murrayfield Primary - A Paradigm Academy Good
(October 10, 2019)
3.1 km
Gorseland Primary School Outstanding
(December 13, 2017)
3.12 km
New Skill Centre Requires improvement
(November 14, 2019)
3.17 km
Sir Bobby Robson School 3.19 km
Birchwood Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2016)
3.5 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP5 1AP - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Poppies Farm Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
April 2, 2019
2.47 km
Miller & Carter Steakhouse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
3.54 km
Foskers Fresh Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 24, 2018
3.75 km
Daysies Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
3.79 km
Studio Flex Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 12, 2021
3.91 km
Black Tiles Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 11, 2020
3.92 km
Martlesham Post Office Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 29, 2019
3.92 km
Black Tiles Learning Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 19, 2009
3.93 km
Reach2 At Martlesham Primary Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
3.93 km
Rhymes At Martlesham Out Of School Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 6, 2018
3.93 km
J's Traditional Fish & Chip Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
4.5 km
Beacon Hill Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 11, 2013
4.51 km
Shell Service Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 22, 2018
4.63 km
Pizza I Paella Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
December 7, 2018
4.66 km
Holeshot Cafe Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 1, 2022
4.7 km
The Stables Coffee And Sandwich Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 28, 2022
4.7 km
Dan's Diner @ Dan's Meadow Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 26, 2018
4.77 km
The Shannon Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 8, 2021
4.78 km
Orwell Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 21, 2015
4.85 km
Priory Park Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 25, 2022
4.9 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP5 1AP - Data from Apr 2022

Beech Road Shops Bus Stop/Station 24 m
Beech Road Shops Bus Stop/Station 45 m
Brendon Drive Bus Stop/Station 248 m
Brendon Drive Bus Stop/Station 277 m
Brendon Drive Bus Stop/Station 287 m
Entrance1 Rail 2.67 km
Entrance2 Rail 2.67 km
Entrance3 Rail 2.7 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP5 1AP - Data from Dec 2021

Decoypond Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
Brookhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.83 km
Black Walk Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.88 km
Broom Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.25 km
Lux Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.32 km
Spring Pond Inland Water 2.32 km
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 2.34 km
Kesgrave Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.73 km
Warren Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.78 km
Playford Mere Inland Water 2.85 km
Pole Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.04 km
Hightree Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.22 km
Martlesham Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.33 km
Dukes' Hill Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.34 km
Welham's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.39 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP5 1AP - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 40 Mbps 41.5 Mbps 57.2 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 11.1 Mbps 13.9 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% 24 8
30-300 Mbps 100% 44 11.4
300+ Mbps 0% - -


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.06027500
Longitude 1.21839800
OS Easting 620723
OS Northing 0245099
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
Central Suffolk and North Ipswich
County Electorial Division Kesgrave and Rushmere St. Andrew ED
Electoral Ward Kesgrave
Local Authority District East 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 E07000244
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Self-sufficient retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Ipswich BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Kesgrave BUASD
Workplace Zone E33028649
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Suffolk Coastal 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Suffolk Coastal 009E
Output Area / Small Area 5B3