Postcode PE32 2NQ (Breckland)

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

PE32 2NQ is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 3.7 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 2NQ as Rural residents > Farming communities > Agricultural communities.

The closest road name to PE32 2NQ is Bates Close which is centered 69 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Craft and Model Store and is 298 m away.

The closest primary school to PE32 2NQ (for ages 11 and under) is Beeston Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on January 21, 2020. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Northgate High School. The last OFSTED inspection on May 9, 2017 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of PE32 2NQ is The Ploughshare and is 685 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on September 22, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Little Chippy and is 3.21 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on October 22, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 46.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 12.2 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 89.7% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps. 10.3% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.7 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for PE32 2NQ 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 2NQ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Bates Close 69 m
Town House Drift 86 m
Dereham Road 124 m
Mace Drive 125 m
Burrells Meadow 138 m
Lord Nelson Close 171 m
Dairy Drift 265 m
Gouch Close 344 m
Herne Lane 648 m
B1146 6.48 km
A1065 15.38 km
A149 32.91 km
A47 60.19 km


Information about the postcode PE32 2NQ

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 2NQ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Beeston Primary School Good
(January 21, 2020)
0 m
Litcham School 3.04 km
Great Dunham Primary School 3.75 km
Necton VA Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
6.65 km
Scarning Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 27, 2018)
6.88 km
St Mary's Community Primary School, Beetley Good
(November 4, 2016)
6.91 km
Brisley Church of England Primary Academy 7.29 km
Sporle Church of England Primary Academy Requires improvement
(September 27, 2018)
7.3 km
Weasenham Church of England Primary Academy Good
(May 23, 2019)
8.03 km
Dereham Church of England Infant & Nursery School Good
(January 29, 2019)
8.07 km
Northgate High School Good
(May 9, 2017)
8.22 km
Dereham Church of England Junior Academy Good
(July 4, 2018)
8.32 km
Grove House Infant and Nursery School Good
(January 29, 2020)
8.32 km
King's Park Infant School, Dereham Good
(January 21, 2020)
8.33 km
Dereham, Toftwood Community Junior School Good
(January 22, 2020)
9.18 km
Fred Nicholson School Good
(November 7, 2019)
9.18 km
Toftwood Infant School Outstanding
(February 9, 2010)
9.29 km
Dereham Neatherd High School Good
(February 26, 2020)
9.32 km
Castle Acre Church of England Primary Academy Good
(November 8, 2018)
9.54 km
North Elmham CEVA Primary School part of Flourish Federation Requires improvement
(May 24, 2019)
9.56 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Edwards & Blake at Beeston C. Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 1, 2021
0 m
The Ploughshare Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 22, 2021
685 m
The Ploughshare (Farm Shop Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 31, 2020
685 m
Norfolk Farm Produce Ltd Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
March 8, 2021
700 m
Fairlass Shellfish Farmers/growers Exempt
December 3, 2020
700 m
Greenbanks Country Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
June 30, 2021
2.86 km
Fransham Village Hall Other catering premises 4
June 11, 2020
2.87 km
Sunfire Spirits Ltd Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
May 15, 2019
2.87 km
The White Horse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 31, 2021
2.98 km
Litcham Post Office Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 10, 2022
3.04 km
The Litcham Bull Pub/bar/nightclub 3
July 1, 2021
3.04 km
The Village Butcher Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 16, 2021
3.04 km
Cookie's Creative Cakes Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 25, 2019
3.05 km
Litcham High School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 8, 2021
3.06 km
Longham Village Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 9, 2021
3.17 km
Wendling Village Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
3.17 km
Little Chippy Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
October 22, 2021
3.21 km
Litcham Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
October 22, 2021
3.41 km
Litcham Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 2, 2021
3.41 km
Mileham Village Store Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
November 5, 2020
3.64 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Craft and Model Store Bus Stop/Station 298 m
Craft and Model Store Bus Stop/Station 314 m

Nearby Nature

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

Rectory Plantation Woodland Or Forest 450 m
Hulver Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.82 km
Bellhall Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.3 km
Honeypot Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.57 km
Colley Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.61 km
Litcham Common Woodland Or Forest 2.79 km
Longham Heath Woodland Or Forest 2.86 km
Spreadoak Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.93 km
Happy's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.96 km
Horse Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.17 km
Creaking Gate Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.38 km
Pheasant Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.39 km
Old Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.4 km
Baker's Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.49 km
Priory Belt Woodland Or Forest 3.56 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 48.8 Mbps 46.8 Mbps 79.23 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 12.2 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 1 0
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 10.3% 25 8.3
30-300 Mbps 89.7% 51.8 13.2
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Electricity Consumption

28 meters consuming 168,337 kWh - mean 6,012 kWh : median 5,141 kWh

Energy usage data for PE32 2NQ - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.70411200
Longitude 0.82587900
OS Easting 591022
OS Northing 0315573
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 Necton and Launditch ED
Electoral Ward Launditch
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 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: Farming communities
Subgroup: Agricultural communities
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural hamlet and isolated dwellings
Built-Up Area Beeston BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33027693
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Breckland 002
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Breckland 002B
Output Area / Small Area 1A3