Postcode PE37 7RA (Breckland)

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

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

The closest road name to PE37 7RA is Beech Close which is centered 23 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Heartwood CE VC Primary School and is 51 m away.

The closest primary school to PE37 7RA (for ages 11 and under) is Heartwood CofE VC Primary & Nursery School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on March 1, 2017. 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 7RA is Swaffham Conservative Club and is 174 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on September 22, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 62.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.5 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 2.7 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Beech Close 23 m
White Cross Road 73 m
London Street 147 m
Camping Land 148 m
The Pightle 178 m
Theatre Street 206 m
Pit Lane 220 m
Westfield Road 252 m
Church Mews 254 m
Globe Hill 257 m
Montagu Close 296 m
Mill Lane 371 m
Market Place 407 m
Haspalls Road 438 m
Norwich Road 1.13 km


Information about the postcode PE37 7RA

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 7RA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Heartwood CofE VC Primary & Nursery School Good
(March 1, 2017)
94 m
Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School 630 m
The Nicholas Hamond Academy Good
(December 3, 2021)
705 m
Swaffham CofE Primary Academy Good
(March 7, 2018)
763 m
OneSchool Global UK - Swaffham Campus 1.12 km
Sporle Church of England Primary Academy Requires improvement
(September 27, 2018)
3.98 km
Necton VA Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
5.84 km
Castle Acre Church of England Primary Academy Good
(November 8, 2018)
6.56 km
Ashill Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 8, 2018)
7.84 km
Great Dunham Primary School 7.99 km
Narborough Church of England Primary Academy Good
(September 13, 2018)
8.44 km
Gooderstone Church of England Primary Academy Good
(July 10, 2019)
9.02 km
Parker's Church of England Primary Academy 10.17 km
Litcham School 11.03 km
Beeston Primary School Good
(January 21, 2020)
11.21 km
Watton Junior School 11.82 km
Watton Westfield Infant and Nursery School Good
(February 27, 2020)
12.3 km
Wayland Academy Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
12.51 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Edwards & Blake at Swaffham Infant School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 25, 2022
94 m
Swaffham Childrens Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 22, 2019
94 m
Holmwood House Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
November 23, 2021
132 m
Gorilla Street Kitchen Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
August 28, 2021
162 m
Swaffham Community Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 10, 2021
163 m
Teenie Icenis Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 26, 2020
163 m
East Garden Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 9, 2021
174 m
Methodist Church Other catering premises 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
174 m
Shelley's Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 15, 2020
174 m
Swaffham Conservative Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 22, 2021
174 m
Holly Lodge Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
November 3, 2021
176 m
McDonald's Restaurants Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 18, 2021
198 m
Labas Shop Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
November 1, 2019
202 m
The White Hart Pub/bar/nightclub 4
September 1, 2021
202 m
Delicatessen Tunadica Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 23, 2020
241 m
Westfields Home for Elderly Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
285 m
Swaffham Rugby Football Club Ltd Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 26, 2021
285 m
London Street Stores Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 2, 2022
337 m
Green Parrot Healthfoods Ltd Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 4
September 17, 2020
338 m
Greyhound Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 4
April 15, 2021
338 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Heartwood CE VC Primary School Bus Stop/Station 51 m
Phone Box Bus Stop/Station 256 m
Phone Box Bus Stop/Station 264 m
Hillside Bus Stop/Station 329 m
Hillside Bus Stop/Station 347 m

Nearby Nature

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

Northwell Pool Inland Water 817 m
Edward's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.55 km
Snails' Pit Inland Water 1.63 km
Fen Pit Inland Water 1.85 km
Lowroad Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.93 km
Home Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
Gravelpit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km
Lightland Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Stags Heath Woodland Or Forest 2.13 km
Silverdrift Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.27 km
Brake Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.35 km
Dalton's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.6 km
Pithole Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.91 km
Fourteen Acre Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.92 km
Hammond's Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.94 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 64.5 Mbps 62.9 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 19.8 Mbps 15.5 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 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 100% 62.9 15.5
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

8 meters consuming 138,563 kWh - mean 17,320 kWh : median 18,060 kWh

Electricity Consumption

16 meters consuming 75,398 kWh - mean 4,712 kWh : median 4,045 kWh

Energy usage data for PE37 7RA - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.64526700
Longitude 0.69146500
OS Easting 582187
OS Northing 0308681
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