Postcode NR17 1DD (Breckland)

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The postcode NR17 1DD is located in Breckland, in the county of Norfolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. NR17 1DD is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

NR17 1DD is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4 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 NR17 1DD as Rural residents > Farming communities > Established farming communities.

The closest road name to NR17 1DD is Hunter's Ride which is centered 103 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Caston Primary School and is 378 m away.

The closest primary school to NR17 1DD (for ages 11 and under) is Caston Church of England Primary Academy. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Kingsbrook School. The last OFSTED inspection on July 9, 2021 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of NR17 1DD is The Red Lion and is 499 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on June 24, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 61 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.9 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 10% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 98.6% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps. 1.4% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.8 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for NR17 1DD is covered by the Norfolk police force association and Norfolk is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to NR17 1DD and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to NR17 1DD, and the approximate distance away.

Hunter's Ride 103 m
The Street 139 m
Duke's Lane 181 m
A1075 1.73 km
A143 25.19 km
A134 31.54 km
A11 56.24 km
A47 63.92 km


Information about the postcode NR17 1DD

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 NR17 1DD - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Caston Church of England Primary Academy 0 m
Thompson Primary School Good
(December 2, 2021)
3.53 km
Rocklands Community Primary School Good
(March 6, 2018)
3.82 km
St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary Academy & Nursery Good
(October 3, 2019)
4.44 km
Wayland Academy Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
4.7 km
Watton Westfield Infant and Nursery School Good
(February 27, 2020)
4.91 km
Great Hockham Primary School and Nursery Good
(November 23, 2021)
5.12 km
Watton Junior School 5.38 km
Great Ellingham Primary School Good
(November 24, 2016)
6.28 km
Parker's Church of England Primary Academy 6.99 km
Kingsbrook School Good
(July 9, 2021)
7.72 km
Hingham Primary School Requires improvement
(May 22, 2019)
8.35 km
Rosecroft Primary School Good
(September 12, 2018)
8.8 km
Ashill Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 8, 2018)
9.39 km
Thomas Bullock Church of England Primary and Nursery Academy Good
(January 9, 2020)
9.69 km
Attleborough Academy Good
(December 8, 2021)
9.89 km
Attleborough Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
10.01 km
Aurora Eccles School 11.08 km
Aurora White House School 11.08 km
Garvestone Community Primary School Good
(January 15, 2020)
11.76 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from NR17 1DD - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Caston C.E.V.A Primary School Breakfast Club School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 3, 2020
0 m
Caston Village Hall Other catering premises 4
September 16, 2021
0 m
Norse at Caston Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 21, 2021
0 m
The Red Lion Pub/bar/nightclub 4
June 24, 2021
499 m
Waggon & Horses Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 2, 2021
1.72 km
Breck Barista Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 3, 2021
1.85 km
H M P Wayland Prison Kitchens Other catering premises Exempt
September 3, 2021
1.85 km
HMP Wayland Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
May 1, 2019
1.85 km
Thorpe House Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 10, 2021
1.86 km
M F Warren Retailers - other 4
September 15, 2021
1.93 km
Naked Fish Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 7, 2020
2.05 km
College Farm Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
February 3, 2022
2.56 km
The Flying Fish Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 31, 2020
3.11 km
A T Robertson & Sons Ltd Distributors/Transporters Exempt
3.29 km
Buckingham Lodge Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
3.29 km
UK Chocolate Fountain Hire Other catering premises 4
August 31, 2021
3.34 km
Spar & Subway Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 4
September 13, 2021
3.4 km
Thaali Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 16, 2021
3.4 km
Aerolite Garage Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
3.49 km
Serco (Wincanton) Distributors/Transporters Exempt
January 12, 2022
3.49 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to NR17 1DD - Data from Apr 2022

Caston Primary School Bus Stop/Station 378 m
Attleborough Road Bus Stop/Station 453 m
Green Bus Stop/Station 470 m
Green Bus Stop/Station 475 m
Cambridge Airport Air 61.04 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to NR17 1DD - Data from Dec 2021

Caston Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.29 km
The Mere Inland Water 1.57 km
Caston Common Woodland Or Forest 1.6 km
Mere Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.77 km
Bramble Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Great Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.21 km
Honey Hole Woodland Or Forest 2.41 km
Home Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.57 km
Stowbedon Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.59 km
Low Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.77 km
Crow's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.79 km
Gravelpit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.93 km
Thompson Common Wetland 2.94 km
Gravelpit Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.97 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for NR17 1DD - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 61.6 Mbps 61 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 19.3 Mbps 14.9 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 1.4% 25 5.5
30-300 Mbps 88.6% 64 15.7
300+ Mbps 10% - -

Electricity Consumption

69 meters consuming 473,992 kWh - mean 6,869 kWh : median 5,164 kWh

Energy usage data for NR17 1DD - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.54335100
Longitude 0.88144000
OS Easting 595490
OS Northing 0297845
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
Mid Norfolk
County Electorial Division Watton ED
Electoral Ward All Saints & Wayland
Local Authority District Breckland
Region / Government Office Region East of England
European Electoral Region Eastern
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: New Anglia
Local Learning and Skills Council Norfolk

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E07000143
Travel To Work Area Thetford and Mildenhall


NHS England Region East of England
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance East of England - North
Strategic Health Authority
East of England
Sustainability and Transformation
Norfolk and Waveney Health and Care Partnership
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Rural residents
Group: Farming communities
Subgroup: Established farming communities
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural hamlet and isolated dwellings
Built-Up Area Caston BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33027730
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Breckland 010
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Breckland 010D
Output Area / Small Area 1A2