Postcode PE37 7EA (Breckland)

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The postcode PE37 7EA is located in Breckland, in the county of Norfolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. PE37 7EA is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

PE37 7EA 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 PE37 7EA as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Self-sufficient retirement.

The closest road name to PE37 7EA is St Magdalen Way which is centered 132 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Sandringham Way and is 114 m away.

The closest primary school to PE37 7EA (for ages 11 and under) is Swaffham CofE Primary Academy. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on March 7, 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 PE37 7EA is Swaffham Conservative Club and is 840 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on September 22, 2021.

Policing for PE37 7EA 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 PE37 7EA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to PE37 7EA, and the approximate distance away.

St Magdalen Way 132 m
Bishop Drive 153 m
Cygnet Walk 155 m
Merryweather Road 173 m
Carter Close 173 m
Glasbury Walk 179 m
Kestrel Close 205 m
Hickling Close 212 m
Lee Warner Road 225 m
Sandringham Way 227 m
Mill Farm Nurseries 228 m
Brandon Close 229 m
Fieldfare Way 269 m
Wroxham Avenue 286 m
Courtfields 325 m


Information about the postcode PE37 7EA

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from PE37 7EA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Swaffham CofE Primary Academy Good
(March 7, 2018)
0 m
The Nicholas Hamond Academy Good
(December 3, 2021)
86 m
Heartwood CofE VC Primary & Nursery School Good
(March 1, 2017)
669 m
Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School 1.39 km
OneSchool Global UK - Swaffham Campus 1.82 km
Sporle Church of England Primary Academy Requires improvement
(September 27, 2018)
4.62 km
Necton VA Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
6.12 km
Castle Acre Church of England Primary Academy Good
(November 8, 2018)
7.3 km
Ashill Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 8, 2018)
7.54 km
Gooderstone Church of England Primary Academy Good
(July 10, 2019)
8.41 km
Great Dunham Primary School 8.64 km
Narborough Church of England Primary Academy Good
(September 13, 2018)
8.73 km
Parker's Church of England Primary Academy 9.78 km
Watton Junior School 11.41 km
Litcham School 11.7 km
Beeston Primary School Good
(January 21, 2020)
11.76 km
Watton Westfield Infant and Nursery School Good
(February 27, 2020)
11.89 km
Wayland Academy Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
12.1 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from PE37 7EA - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Aspens Services Ltd at Swaffham Junior Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 26, 2021
0 m
Nicholas Hamond Academy Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 19, 2021
86 m
London Street Stores Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 2, 2022
434 m
Delicatessen Tunadica Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 23, 2020
546 m
Ms Edyta Woods Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 4, 2022
595 m
A Buck Catering Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
August 17, 2021
600 m
Gorilla Street Kitchen Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
August 28, 2021
612 m
Westfields Home for Elderly Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
638 m
Holly Lodge Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
November 3, 2021
650 m
Edwards & Blake at Swaffham Infant School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 25, 2022
669 m
Swaffham Childrens Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 22, 2019
669 m
McDonald's Restaurants Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 18, 2021
728 m
Holmwood House Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
November 23, 2021
768 m
Swaffham Rugby Football Club Ltd Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 26, 2021
807 m
Swaffham Cricket Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 21, 2022
811 m
Swaffham Football Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 9, 2021
811 m
East Garden Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 9, 2021
840 m
Methodist Church Other catering premises 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
840 m
Shelley's Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 15, 2020
840 m
Swaffham Conservative Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 22, 2021
840 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to PE37 7EA - Data from Apr 2022

Sandringham Way Bus Stop/Station 114 m
The Nicholas Hamond Academy Bus Stop/Station 120 m
Sandringham Way Bus Stop/Station 122 m
Mill Farm Nurseries Bus Stop/Station 251 m
Mill Farm Nurseries Bus Stop/Station 265 m
Cambridge Airport Air 59.53 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to PE37 7EA - Data from Dec 2021

Snails' Pit Inland Water 1.05 km
Home Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.35 km
Stags Heath Woodland Or Forest 1.4 km
Gravelpit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.42 km
Edward's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.46 km
Northwell Pool Inland Water 1.58 km
Brake Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.59 km
Lightland Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.86 km
Lowroad Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.41 km
Fen Pit Inland Water 2.58 km
Torch Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.67 km
Hammond's Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.73 km
Silverdrift Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.77 km
Dalton's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.89 km
Claypit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.11 km


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.63851200
Longitude 0.68957200
OS Easting 582087
OS Northing 0307925
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
South West Norfolk
County Electorial Division Swaffham ED
Electoral Ward Swaffham
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Self-sufficient retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Swaffham BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33027712
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Breckland 007
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Breckland 007D
Output Area / Small Area 5B3