Template:Attached KML/IP postcode area
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IP is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 52°12′07″N 1°05′02″E / 52.202°N 1.084°E / 52.202; 1.084
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns15
Postcode districts34
Postcode sectors115
Postcodes (live)20,616
Postcodes (total)26,871
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The IP postcode area, also known as the Ipswich postcode area,[2] is a group of 33 postcode districts in the east of England, within 15 post towns. These cover most of Suffolk (including Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Aldeburgh, Brandon, Eye, Felixstowe, Halesworth, Leiston, Saxmundham, Southwold, Stowmarket and Woodbridge), southern and southwestern Norfolk (including Thetford, Diss and Harleston), and a very small part of Cambridgeshire.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
IP1 IPSWICH North West Ipswich, Akenham Ipswich
IP2 IPSWICH South West Ipswich, Belstead, Wherstead, Stoke Park Ipswich
IP3 IPSWICH South East Ipswich, Ravenswood Ipswich
IP4 IPSWICH North East Ipswich Ipswich
IP5 IPSWICH Rushmere St Andrew, Kesgrave, Martlesham Heath East Suffolk
IP6 IPSWICH Needham Market, Creeting St. Mary, Barham, Henley, Claydon, Witnesham Mid Suffolk, East Suffolk
IP7 IPSWICH Hadleigh, Milden Babergh
IP8 IPSWICH Copdock, Belstead Babergh
IP9 IPSWICH Shotley Peninsula: Capel St Mary, Chelmondiston, Shotley Babergh
IP10 IPSWICH Kirton, Nacton, Levington East Suffolk
IP11 FELIXSTOWE Felixstowe, Trimley St. Martin, Trimley St. Mary East Suffolk
IP12 WOODBRIDGE Woodbridge, Melton, Orford East Suffolk
IP13 WOODBRIDGE Woodbridge, Easton, Framlingham, Little Bealings, Laxfield, East Suffolk, Mid Suffolk
IP14 STOWMARKET Stowmarket, Stowupland Mid Suffolk
IP15 ALDEBURGH Aldeburgh East Suffolk
IP16 LEISTON Leiston, Aldringham, Eastbridge, Sizewell, Theberton, Thorpeness East Suffolk
IP17 SAXMUNDHAM Saxmundham East Suffolk
IP18 SOUTHWOLD Southwold, Easton Bavents, Reydon, Walberswick East Suffolk
IP19 HALESWORTH Cratfield, Ubbeston, Halesworth, Walpole, Rumburgh East Suffolk
IP20 HARLESTON Harleston, Mendham, Withersdale Street, Metfield, Wortwell, Redenhall, Needham South Norfolk, East Suffolk
IP21 DISS Thorpe Abbotts, Pulham Market, Pulham St Mary, Wingfield South Norfolk, Mid Suffolk
EYE Stradbroke, Fressingfield, Syleham Mid Suffolk, South Norfolk
IP22 DISS Diss, Winfarthing, Burston, Roydon, Garboldisham, Botesdale South Norfolk, Mid Suffolk
IP23 EYE Eye, Thorndon, Thwaite, Brome Mid Suffolk
IP24 THETFORD Thetford, Barnham, Great Hockham Breckland, West Suffolk
IP25 THETFORD Watton, Shipdham, Saham Toney Breckland
IP26 THETFORD Hilborough, Feltwell, Methwold, Hockwold cum Wilton, Northwold Breckland, King's Lynn and West Norfolk
IP27 BRANDON Brandon, Lakenheath, Weeting West Suffolk, Breckland, King's Lynn and West Norfolk
IP28 BURY ST. EDMUNDS Mildenhall, Culford, Red Lodge West Suffolk, East Cambridgeshire
IP29 BURY ST. EDMUNDS Barrow, Shimpling West Suffolk
IP30 BURY ST. EDMUNDS Elmswell, Cockfield, Woolpit West Suffolk, Mid Suffolk
IP31 BURY ST. EDMUNDS Ixworth, Thurston, Great Barton, Stanton West Suffolk, Mid Suffolk
IP32 BURY ST. EDMUNDS Bury St Edmunds (north and east) West Suffolk
IP33 BURY ST. EDMUNDS Bury St Edmunds (south, west and town centre), Westley West Suffolk
IP98 DISS Bulk Mail non-geographic



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IP postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.CB postcode areaCM postcode areaCO postcode areaNR postcode areaPE postcode area
IP postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CB, CO, NR and PE postcode areas.

See also


  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. May 2020. Table 2. Retrieved 19 June 2020. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)