Postcode PE37 8HT (Breckland)

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The postcode PE37 8HT is located in Breckland, in the county of Norfolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. PE37 8HT is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

PE37 8HT is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.8 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 8HT as Rural residents > Ageing rural dwellers > Renting rural retirement.

The closest road name to PE37 8HT is The Grove which is centered 72 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Village Hall and is 323 m away.

The closest primary school to PE37 8HT (for ages 11 and under) is Necton VA Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on December 1, 2021. 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 8HT is The Windmill and is 228 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on November 18, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 63.3 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.7 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 2.1 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.6 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for PE37 8HT 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 8HT and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to PE37 8HT, and the approximate distance away.

The Grove 72 m
Bell's Meadow 109 m
School Road 119 m
Woodward Avenue 130 m
Mill Street 203 m
Eastgate Park 211 m
Tuns Road 223 m
Watery Lane 228 m
The Avenue 241 m
Burnside 284 m
The Follies 290 m
Folly View 347 m
Chantry Lane 350 m
Brackenwoods 460 m
St Andrews Lane 467 m


Information about the postcode PE37 8HT

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 8HT - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Necton VA Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
0 m
Sporle Church of England Primary Academy Requires improvement
(September 27, 2018)
3.57 km
Great Dunham Primary School 5.13 km
Ashill Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 8, 2018)
5.37 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School 5.78 km
Heartwood CofE VC Primary & Nursery School Good
(March 1, 2017)
5.87 km
Swaffham CofE Primary Academy Good
(March 7, 2018)
6.12 km
The Nicholas Hamond Academy Good
(December 3, 2021)
6.15 km
OneSchool Global UK - Swaffham Campus 6.2 km
Beeston Primary School Good
(January 21, 2020)
6.65 km
Parker's Church of England Primary Academy 7.82 km
Litcham School 7.92 km
Castle Acre Church of England Primary Academy Good
(November 8, 2018)
8.5 km
Thomas Bullock Church of England Primary and Nursery Academy Good
(January 9, 2020)
8.74 km
Watton Junior School 9.39 km
Watton Westfield Infant and Nursery School Good
(February 27, 2020)
9.84 km
Scarning Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(March 27, 2018)
9.95 km
Wayland Academy Requires improvement
(May 23, 2019)
10 km
St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary Academy & Nursery Good
(October 3, 2019)
10.19 km
St Mary's Community Primary School, Beetley Good
(November 4, 2016)
12.46 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from PE37 8HT - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Necton Little Oaks Playgroup Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 15, 2021
0 m
NORSE at Necton Church of England Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 23, 2022
0 m
P's Market Garden Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 22, 2021
104 m
The Windmill Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 18, 2021
228 m
Necton Luncheon Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 3, 2019
334 m
Necton Sports & Social Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 21, 2022
334 m
Necton Butchers Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 30, 2021
358 m
Cyprus Flavours Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 4, 2021
430 m
Costa Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
503 m
The Co-Operative Group Ltd Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 4
June 17, 2021
503 m
Curds Hall Barn Other catering premises 5
Very Good
July 6, 2021
2.46 km
The Canary and Linnet Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
July 16, 2021
2.78 km
Willgress of Fransham Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 22, 2021
2.78 km
Dit's Catering Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
April 23, 2021
3 km
The Blue Lion Pub Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 8, 2021
3.31 km
BP Service Station Retailers - other 4
June 23, 2021
3.55 km
Greggs Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
3.55 km
NORSE at Sporle Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 21, 2021
3.57 km
Sporle Pre-School Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 5, 2021
3.57 km
The Squirrels Drey Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 11, 2020
3.57 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to PE37 8HT - Data from Apr 2022

Village Hall Bus Stop/Station 323 m
Mini-Market Bus Stop/Station 384 m
Mini-Market Bus Stop/Station 412 m
Costa Bus Stop/Station 478 m
Dunham Turn Bus Stop/Station 570 m

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to PE37 8HT - Data from Dec 2021

Whitby's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 698 m
Icehouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 792 m
Garden Covert Woodland Or Forest 896 m
Scarlett's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.23 km
Horseclose Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.24 km
Grove Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.3 km
Lower Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.33 km
Wide Mere Inland Water 1.46 km
Hulverhouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.62 km
Necton Common Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
Halfmoon Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.87 km
Pillwood Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Common Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.13 km
Buscall's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.18 km
Whin Allotment Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for PE37 8HT - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 75 Mbps 63.3 Mbps 80 Mbps
Upload 19.5 Mbps 15.7 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% 63.2 15.8
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

26 meters consuming 362,990 kWh - mean 13,961 kWh : median 13,346 kWh

Electricity Consumption

35 meters consuming 178,073 kWh - mean 5,088 kWh : median 3,888 kWh

Energy usage data for PE37 8HT - Data from 2020


Country England
County Norfolk
Latitude 52.65225700
Longitude 0.77703400
OS Easting 587945
OS Northing 0309678
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 Necton
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 Norwich


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: Ageing rural dwellers
Subgroup: Renting rural retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Necton BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33027701
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Breckland 004
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Breckland 004A
Output Area / Small Area 1C2