Postcode PE37 7HL (Breckland)

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The postcode PE37 7HL is located in Breckland, in the county of Norfolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. PE37 7HL is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

PE37 7HL is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.8 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 7HL as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Ageing rural flat tenants.

The closest road name to PE37 7HL is Pedlar's Grove which is centered 26 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Hospital and is 59 m away.

The closest primary school to PE37 7HL (for ages 11 and under) is Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School. 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 7HL is The Station Bar & Restaurant and is 229 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 25, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Hong Kong House Chinese Takeaway and is 390 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on May 13, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 58.4 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.9 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 3.1 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Pedlar's Grove 26 m
Northwell Pool Road 106 m
Northwell Place 141 m
Adastral Place 143 m
Couhe Close 150 m
Station Street 205 m
Tower Meadow 206 m
Manor Way 215 m
New Sporle Road 226 m
Orford Road 259 m
Mangate Street 268 m
Back Terrace 309 m
Spinners Lane 391 m
Lynn Street 463 m
Bear's Lane 498 m


Information about the postcode PE37 7HL

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 PE37 7HL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School 0 m
OneSchool Global UK - Swaffham Campus 586 m
Heartwood CofE VC Primary & Nursery School Good
(March 1, 2017)
723 m
The Nicholas Hamond Academy Good
(December 3, 2021)
1.33 km
Swaffham CofE Primary Academy Good
(March 7, 2018)
1.39 km
Sporle Church of England Primary Academy Requires improvement
(September 27, 2018)
3.55 km
Necton VA Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
5.78 km
Castle Acre Church of England Primary Academy Good
(November 8, 2018)
5.93 km
Great Dunham Primary School 7.53 km
Narborough Church of England Primary Academy Good
(September 13, 2018)
8.15 km
Ashill Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 8, 2018)
8.21 km
Gooderstone Church of England Primary Academy Good
(July 10, 2019)
9.48 km
Litcham School 10.53 km
Parker's Church of England Primary Academy 10.59 km
Beeston Primary School Good
(January 21, 2020)
10.84 km
Watton Junior School 12.25 km
Watton Westfield Infant and Nursery School Good
(February 27, 2020)
12.74 km
Wayland Academy Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
12.95 km
Gayton Church of England Primary Academy 13.76 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Cadet Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
January 22, 2018
0 m
G4S Facilities Management Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
0 m
Norse at Sacred Heart School School/college/university 4
February 25, 2022
0 m
Swaffham Community Hospital Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 17, 2021
0 m
Indian Summer Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
September 24, 2021
229 m
The Station Bar & Restaurant Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 25, 2021
229 m
George Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
July 1, 2021
268 m
Martin McColl Ltd Retailers - other 4
January 18, 2022
326 m
Costa Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 6, 2021
365 m
Steam-Shed Brewing Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
October 29, 2021
376 m
Waitrose Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
October 14, 2021
376 m
Swaffham & District Mental Health Association Ltd Other catering premises 5
Very Good
April 17, 2020
387 m
Assembly Rooms Other catering premises 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
390 m
Curry With Love Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
390 m
Hong Kong House Chinese Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
May 13, 2021
390 m
Market Cross Cafe Bar Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 17, 2020
390 m
Sue's News Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 8, 2022
390 m
Sugar Rush Treats Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
390 m
Swaffham Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 1, 2022
390 m
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
November 27, 2020
391 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Hospital Bus Stop/Station 59 m
Hospital Bus Stop/Station 78 m
Couhe Close Bus Stop/Station 158 m
Couhe Close Bus Stop/Station 160 m
Longfields Bus Stop/Station 253 m

Nearby Nature

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

Northwell Pool Inland Water 187 m
Fen Pit Inland Water 1.24 km
Lowroad Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.62 km
Edward's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.8 km
Silverdrift Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Snails' Pit Inland Water 2.15 km
Lightland Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.41 km
Home Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.47 km
Pithole Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.48 km
Fourteen Acre Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.52 km
Gravelpit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Dalton's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.61 km
Stags Heath Woodland Or Forest 2.72 km
Brake Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.97 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.05 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for PE37 7HL - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 54.8 Mbps 58.4 Mbps 79.66 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 13.9 Mbps 19.98 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 100% 58.4 14
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

8 meters consuming 160,999 kWh - mean 20,125 kWh : median 18,271 kWh

Energy usage data for PE37 7HL - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.65095000
Longitude 0.69168600
OS Easting 582177
OS Northing 0309311
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: Rural residents
Group: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Ageing rural flat tenants
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 E33027715
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Breckland 007
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Breckland 007E
Output Area / Small Area 1B3