Postcode IP5 1JG (East Suffolk)

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

IP5 1JG is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.3 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 1JG as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Older workers and retirement.

The closest road name to IP5 1JG is St Lawrence Way which is centered 147 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Heath School and is 44 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance1, 3.77 km away.

The closest primary school to IP5 1JG (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 Kesgrave High School. The last OFSTED inspection on December 6, 2017 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of IP5 1JG is Black Tiles Public House and is 2.81 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 11, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from J's Traditional Fish & Chip Shop and is 3.4 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on January 18, 2022.

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

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

Nearby Roads

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

St Lawrence Way 147 m
Mackenzie Drive 186 m
The Walk 186 m
Ferguson Way 210 m
Church Close 216 m
Twelve Acre Approach 217 m
Michigan Close 222 m
Quebec Drive 245 m
Edmonton Close 250 m
Sewell Wontner Close 285 m
Alberta Close 290 m
Doctor Watson's Lane 599 m
Bell Lane 609 m
Ropes Drive 985 m
Playford Road 1 km


Information about the postcode IP5 1JG

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 1JG - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Heath Primary School, Kesgrave Good
(November 21, 2017)
0 m
Kesgrave High School Good
(December 6, 2017)
846 m
Cedarwood Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
893 m
Gorseland Primary School Outstanding
(December 13, 2017)
2.04 km
Broke Hall Community Primary School 2.21 km
St Alban's Catholic High School Good
(January 22, 2020)
2.39 km
Birchwood Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2016)
2.47 km
Bealings School Outstanding
(July 11, 2012)
2.63 km
Martlesham Primary Academy Good
(October 10, 2018)
2.82 km
Copleston High School Good
(January 30, 2018)
2.89 km
Britannia Primary School and Nursery 3.15 km
Rushmere Hall Primary School 3.19 km
Culford School 3.35 km
St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Ipswich Good
(April 25, 2018)
3.39 km
Sidegate Primary School Good
(March 16, 2017)
3.65 km
Northgate High School Good
(November 14, 2019)
3.75 km
Rose Hill Primary 3.93 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Ipswich 3.94 km
New Skill Centre Requires improvement
(November 14, 2019)
4.04 km
Clifford Road Primary School & Nursery Good
(January 30, 2019)
4.11 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Poppies Farm Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
April 2, 2019
2.64 km
Black Tiles Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 11, 2020
2.81 km
Martlesham Post Office Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 29, 2019
2.81 km
Black Tiles Learning Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 19, 2009
2.82 km
Reach2 At Martlesham Primary Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
2.82 km
Rhymes At Martlesham Out Of School Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 6, 2018
2.82 km
Foskers Fresh Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 24, 2018
3.38 km
J's Traditional Fish & Chip Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
3.4 km
Beacon Hill Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 11, 2013
3.42 km
Pizza I Paella Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
December 7, 2018
3.56 km
Dan's Diner @ Dan's Meadow Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 26, 2018
3.67 km
Holeshot Cafe Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 1, 2022
3.82 km
The Stables Coffee And Sandwich Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 28, 2022
3.82 km
Red Lion Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 17, 2019
3.83 km
Miller & Carter Steakhouse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
3.87 km
Daysies Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
4.03 km
Studio Flex Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 12, 2021
4.04 km
Cornerstone Day Nursery And Pre School Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
October 28, 2021
4.21 km
The Shannon Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 8, 2021
4.4 km
Seckford Golf Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
4.41 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Heath School Bus Stop/Station 44 m
Heath School Bus Stop/Station 49 m
Michigan Close Bus Stop/Station 212 m
Twelve Acre Approach Bus Stop/Station 247 m
Michigan Close Bus Stop/Station 251 m
Entrance1 Rail 3.77 km
Entrance2 Rail 3.78 km
Entrance3 Rail 3.81 km

Nearby Nature

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

Kesgrave Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.62 km
Lux Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km
Black Walk Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
Brookhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Playford Mere Inland Water 2.07 km
Spring Pond Inland Water 2.11 km
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 2.14 km
Martlesham Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.22 km
Pole Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.28 km
Broom Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.31 km
Decoypond Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.34 km
Warren Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.52 km
Welham's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.58 km
Dukes' Hill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.67 km
The Oaks Woodland Or Forest 2.86 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP5 1JG - 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 52.06358700
Longitude 1.23365200
OS Easting 621750
OS Northing 0245512
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: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: Older workers and retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Ipswich BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Kesgrave BUASD
Workplace Zone E33028645
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Suffolk Coastal 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Suffolk Coastal 009D
Output Area / Small Area 6B4