Postcode PE32 2NS (Breckland)

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

PE32 2NS 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 2NS as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Ageing rural flat tenants.

The closest road name to PE32 2NS is Church Street which is centered 22 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Church Street and is 56 m away.

The closest primary school to PE32 2NS (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 The Nicholas Hamond Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on December 3, 2021 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of PE32 2NS is The Litcham Bull and is 0 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on July 1, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Little Chippy and is 216 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on October 22, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 63.1 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.2 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.9 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Church Street 22 m
Manor Drive 155 m
Back Street 189 m
Front Street 199 m
Rectory Meadow 199 m
Druids Lane 217 m
Butt Lane 372 m
Dereham Road 411 m
Pound Lane 474 m
Drury Lane 511 m
Tittleshall Road 907 m
Dunham Road 977 m
Lexham Road 2.88 km
B1145 8.62 km
A1065 16.09 km


Information about the postcode PE32 2NS

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 2NS - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Litcham School 0 m
Beeston Primary School Good
(January 21, 2020)
3.04 km
Great Dunham Primary School 3.1 km
Weasenham Church of England Primary Academy Good
(May 23, 2019)
5.02 km
Sporle Church of England Primary Academy Requires improvement
(September 27, 2018)
7.1 km
Brisley Church of England Primary Academy 7.3 km
Castle Acre Church of England Primary Academy Good
(November 8, 2018)
7.61 km
Necton VA Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
7.92 km
St Mary's Community Primary School, Beetley Good
(November 4, 2016)
8.94 km
Colkirk Church of England Primary Academy Good
(January 31, 2019)
9.28 km
Scarning Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 27, 2018)
9.81 km
Great Massingham CofE Primary School Good
(December 11, 2018)
10.08 km
OneSchool Global UK - Swaffham Campus 10.51 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School 10.53 km
North Elmham CEVA Primary School part of Flourish Federation Requires improvement
(May 24, 2019)
10.65 km
Heartwood CofE VC Primary & Nursery School Good
(March 1, 2017)
11.11 km
The Nicholas Hamond Academy Good
(December 3, 2021)
11.67 km
Swaffham CofE Primary Academy Good
(March 7, 2018)
11.7 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Litcham Post Office Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 10, 2022
0 m
The Litcham Bull Pub/bar/nightclub 3
July 1, 2021
0 m
The Village Butcher Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 16, 2021
0 m
Little Chippy Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
October 22, 2021
216 m
Litcham High School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 8, 2021
237 m
Litcham Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
October 22, 2021
379 m
Litcham Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 2, 2021
379 m
The Ploughshare Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 22, 2021
2.42 km
The Ploughshare (Farm Shop Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 31, 2020
2.42 km
Mileham Village Store Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
November 5, 2020
3.03 km
Edwards & Blake at Beeston C. Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 1, 2021
3.04 km
Norfolk Coastal Kitchen Ltd Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 15, 2020
3.07 km
Elior at Great Dunham Primary School School/college/university 4
March 1, 2022
3.1 km
Roger Warnes Transport Ltd Distributors/Transporters 4
October 25, 2019
3.1 km
Mileham Village Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
July 18, 2019
3.33 km
Norfolk Farm Produce Ltd Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
March 8, 2021
3.45 km
Fairlass Shellfish Farmers/growers Exempt
December 3, 2020
3.45 km
Great Dunham Village Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 8, 2022
3.47 km
Tittleshall Village Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 13, 2021
3.51 km
Barnsdale Crafts & Preserves Other catering premises 5
Very Good
May 7, 2021
3.62 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Church Street Bus Stop/Station 56 m
Church Street Bus Stop/Station 121 m
Druids Lane Bus Stop/Station 133 m
Back Street Bus Stop/Station 202 m
Back Street Bus Stop/Station 206 m

Nearby Nature

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

Litcham Common Woodland Or Forest 499 m
Priory Belt Woodland Or Forest 810 m
Old Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.1 km
Litcham Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.1 km
Moors Belt East Woodland Or Forest 1.35 km
Horsepit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.38 km
Gardener's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.55 km
Three-Cornered Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Carr Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.67 km
Moors Belt West Woodland Or Forest 1.67 km
Broom Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.68 km
Bullocks Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.84 km
New Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.9 km
Broad Water Inland Water 1.92 km
Broad Waters Inland Water 2.03 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 78.1 Mbps 63.1 Mbps 80 Mbps
Upload 19.2 Mbps 15.2 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 5.5 0.5
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 22 10
30-300 Mbps 100% 67.4 16.1
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Electricity Consumption

39 meters consuming 302,612 kWh - mean 7,759 kWh : median 5,488 kWh

Energy usage data for PE32 2NS - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.72277400
Longitude 0.79308500
OS Easting 588725
OS Northing 0317559
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: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Ageing rural flat tenants
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Litcham BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33027691
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Breckland 002
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Breckland 002B
Output Area / Small Area 1B3