Postcode PE32 2AR (King's Lynn and West Norfolk)

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The postcode PE32 2AR is located in King's Lynn and West Norfolk, in the county of Norfolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. PE32 2AR is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

PE32 2AR is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.5 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 PE32 2AR as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural life.

The closest road name to PE32 2AR is Back Lane which is centered 67 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Spar and is 288 m away.

The closest primary school to PE32 2AR (for ages 11 and under) is Castle Acre Church of England Primary Academy. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 8, 2018. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is The Nicholas Hamond Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on December 3, 2021 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of PE32 2AR is Ostrich Inn and is 207 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on January 18, 2022. The nearest takeaway food is available from Castle Acre Fish And Chips and is 174 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on August 7, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 58.2 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.5 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 93.9% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps. 6.1% 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 PE32 2AR 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 PE32 2AR and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to PE32 2AR, and the approximate distance away.

Back Lane 67 m
Little Lane 113 m
Priory Road 184 m
Drury Lane 204 m
High Street 212 m
Foxes Meadow 228 m
Pales Green 314 m
Common Road 486 m
North Street 506 m
Bailey Street 673 m
South Acre Road 1.09 km
Massingham Road 1.27 km
A1065 12.63 km
A1101 35.91 km
A149 39.3 km


Information about the postcode PE32 2AR

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 PE32 2AR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Castle Acre Church of England Primary Academy Good
(November 8, 2018)
0 m
Sporle Church of England Primary Academy Requires improvement
(September 27, 2018)
5 km
OneSchool Global UK - Swaffham Campus 5.5 km
Great Dunham Primary School 5.89 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School 5.93 km
Heartwood CofE VC Primary & Nursery School Good
(March 1, 2017)
6.65 km
The Nicholas Hamond Academy Good
(December 3, 2021)
7.23 km
Narborough Church of England Primary Academy Good
(September 13, 2018)
7.24 km
Swaffham CofE Primary Academy Good
(March 7, 2018)
7.3 km
Weasenham Church of England Primary Academy Good
(May 23, 2019)
7.4 km
Litcham School 7.61 km
Great Massingham CofE Primary School Good
(December 11, 2018)
7.66 km
Necton VA Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
8.5 km
Beeston Primary School Good
(January 21, 2020)
9.54 km
Gayton Church of England Primary Academy 9.68 km
Cherry Tree Academy Trust Marham Infant Good
(May 16, 2017)
11.1 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from PE32 2AR - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Castle Acre VC Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 15, 2018
0 m
Castle Acre Fish And Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
August 7, 2018
174 m
Castle Acre Priory Retailers - other Exempt
August 17, 2018
207 m
Ostrich Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 4
January 18, 2022
207 m
Wittles Castle Acre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 6, 2021
207 m
Spar Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 8, 2020
246 m
Manor House Bed And Breakfast Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
May 14, 2019
1.1 km
The George & Dragon Pub/bar/nightclub 4
September 17, 2021
1.68 km
The Stag Pub/bar/nightclub 3
February 4, 2020
3.27 km
Narborough Fisheries Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets Exempt
July 1, 2019
3.35 km
Routier Cookery School Other catering premises Exempt
March 7, 2022
3.46 km
Westacre Theatre Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
3.46 km
West Lexham Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
3.6 km
The Apple Store Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 17, 2018
3.82 km
Scrubby Oak Fine Foods Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
September 1, 2021
4.12 km
Elephant & Castle Childcare Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 4, 2021
4.29 km
Westacre Farms Farmers/growers Exempt
November 17, 2021
4.53 km
NORSE at Sporle Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 21, 2021
5 km
Sporle Pre-School Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 5, 2021
5 km
The Squirrels Drey Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 11, 2020
5 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to PE32 2AR - Data from Apr 2022

Spar Bus Stop/Station 288 m
Spar Bus Stop/Station 295 m
Pyes Lane Bus Stop/Station 455 m
Pyes Lane Bus Stop/Station 516 m

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to PE32 2AR - Data from Dec 2021

Decoy Plantation Woodland Or Forest 704 m
Three-cornered Plantation Woodland Or Forest 988 m
Church Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.15 km
Greengrass Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.43 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.75 km
Fingerhill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.84 km
Hungry Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.87 km
Bartholomew's Hill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.02 km
Washpit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.16 km
Three-Cornered Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Mill Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Butcher's Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.32 km
Winchester Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.33 km
Blakeneyhill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.81 km
Three-cocked-hat Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.87 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for PE32 2AR - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 54.8 Mbps 58.2 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 14.1 Mbps 13.5 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 6.1% 17.5 1.5
30-300 Mbps 93.9% 62.1 14.7
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Electricity Consumption

31 meters consuming 211,912 kWh - mean 6,836 kWh : median 3,996 kWh

Energy usage data for PE32 2AR - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.70407200
Longitude 0.68475300
OS Easting 581488
OS Northing 0315201
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
North West Norfolk
County Electorial Division Gayton and Nar Valley ED
Electoral Ward Massingham with Castle Acre
Local Authority District King's Lynn and West Norfolk
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 E07000146
Travel To Work Area King's Lynn


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: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Rural life
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Castle Acre BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33027960
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
King's Lynn and West Norfolk 012
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
King's Lynn and West Norfolk 012D
Output Area / Small Area 1B1