Postcode IP5 3QR (East Suffolk)

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The postcode IP5 3QR is located in East Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in June 1997 and is an active postcode. IP5 3QR is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP5 3QR is one of the least deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 7.9 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 IP5 3QR as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Semi-detached ageing.

The closest road name to IP5 3QR is Gayfer Avenue which is centered 108 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Parkers Place and is 336 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance1, 4.74 km away.

The closest primary school to IP5 3QR (for ages 11 and under) is Birchwood Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on October 14, 2016. 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 3QR is Black Tiles Public House and is 1.01 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 1.53 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on January 18, 2022.

Residents reported an average download speed of 37.3 Mbps and an average upload speed of 9.8 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 2.9 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP5 3QR 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 3QR and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP5 3QR, and the approximate distance away.

Gayfer Avenue 108 m
Deben Avenue 211 m
Grange Close 235 m
Grange Lane 240 m
Copswood Close 252 m
Whinfield 290 m
The Grove 297 m
Parkers Place 299 m
The Royalls 300 m
Stephen Road 314 m
Whinfield Court 317 m
Dobbs Drift 345 m
Broomfield 349 m
Eagle Way 588 m
Dobbs Lane 670 m


Information about the postcode IP5 3QR

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 3QR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Gorseland Primary School Outstanding
(December 13, 2017)
0 m
Birchwood Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2016)
550 m
Martlesham Primary Academy Good
(October 10, 2018)
1.11 km
Kesgrave High School Good
(December 6, 2017)
1.33 km
Cedarwood Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.74 km
Heath Primary School, Kesgrave Good
(November 21, 2017)
2.04 km
Bealings School Outstanding
(July 11, 2012)
2.45 km
Kyson Primary School Good
(November 6, 2018)
3.63 km
Bucklesham Primary School Good
(May 14, 2019)
4.03 km
Broke Hall Community Primary School 4.03 km
St Alban's Catholic High School Good
(January 22, 2020)
4.43 km
Waldringfield Primary School Good
(January 11, 2018)
4.57 km
St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Woodbridge Good
(October 2, 2018)
4.59 km
Woodbridge School 4.82 km
Copleston High School Good
(January 30, 2018)
4.87 km
Farlingaye High School Outstanding
(April 26, 2013)
4.92 km
Britannia Primary School and Nursery 5.13 km
Rushmere Hall Primary School 5.17 km
Grundisburgh Primary School Good
(February 11, 2022)
5.21 km
Culford School 5.38 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP5 3QR - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Black Tiles Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 11, 2020
1.01 km
Martlesham Post Office Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 29, 2019
1.01 km
Black Tiles Learning Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 19, 2009
1.11 km
Reach2 At Martlesham Primary Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
1.11 km
Rhymes At Martlesham Out Of School Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 6, 2018
1.11 km
J's Traditional Fish & Chip Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
1.53 km
Pizza I Paella Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
December 7, 2018
1.77 km
Beacon Hill Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 11, 2013
1.92 km
Dan's Diner @ Dan's Meadow Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 26, 2018
1.98 km
Red Lion Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 17, 2019
2.07 km
Holeshot Cafe Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 1, 2022
2.11 km
The Stables Coffee And Sandwich Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 28, 2022
2.11 km
Cornerstone Day Nursery And Pre School Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
October 28, 2021
2.55 km
Foskers Fresh Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 24, 2018
2.99 km
Seckford Golf Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
3.08 km
Seckford Hall Hotel Ltd Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
3.16 km
Woodbridge Town FC Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 12, 2019
3.21 km
Poppies Farm Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
April 2, 2019
3.43 km
The Duke Of York Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 9, 2020
3.44 km
Thatched Farm B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
June 10, 2010
3.6 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP5 3QR - Data from Apr 2022

Parkers Place Bus Stop/Station 336 m
Parkers Place Bus Stop/Station 388 m
Police Headquarters Bus Stop/Station 453 m
Valiant Road Bus Stop/Station 486 m
Police Headquarters Bus Stop/Station 488 m
Entrance1 Rail 4.74 km
Entrance2 Rail 4.75 km
Entrance Rail 6.82 km
Felixstowe for Bawdsey Ferry Landing Ferry 12.08 km
Felixstowe for Bawdsey Ferry Landing Ferry 12.08 km
Felixstowe for Bawdsey Ferry Landing Ferry 12.09 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP5 3QR - Data from Dec 2021

Martlesham Plantation Woodland Or Forest 666 m
Kesgrave Wood Woodland Or Forest 802 m
Welham's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.41 km
Pole Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.44 km
The Oaks Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Adastral Park Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Spratt's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Dunnett's Hill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
Dukes' Hill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.88 km
Brightwell Hill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.35 km
Black Walk Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Playford Mere Inland Water 2.44 km
Sluice Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.44 km
Lux Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.44 km
Foxburrow Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.48 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP5 3QR - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 41.7 Mbps 37.3 Mbps 58.34 Mbps
Upload 10.5 Mbps 9.8 Mbps 19.94 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 7.3 0.7
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 24 3
30-300 Mbps 100% 50.3 14
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

12 meters consuming 227,204 kWh - mean 18,934 kWh : median 18,065 kWh

Energy usage data for IP5 3QR - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.06412800
Longitude 1.26338700
OS Easting 623787
OS Northing 0245665
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: Semi-detached ageing
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Ipswich BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Kesgrave BUASD
Workplace Zone E33028655
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Suffolk Coastal 010
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Suffolk Coastal 010I
Output Area / Small Area 6B3