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IP postcode area

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The IP postcode area, also known as the Ipswich postcode area,[2] is a group of 33 postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of 15 post towns. These postcode districts cover most of Suffolk, including Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Aldeburgh, Brandon, Eye, Felixstowe, Halesworth, Leiston, Saxmundham, Southwold, Stowmarket and Woodbridge, plus southern Norfolk, including Thetford, Diss and Harleston.

Ipswich postcode area
IP is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode areaIP
Postcode area nameIpswich
Post towns15
Postcode districts34
Postcode sectors115
Postcodes (live)20,616
Postcodes (total)25,856
Statistics as at February 2012[1]



The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
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 Suffolk Coastal
IP6 IPSWICH Needham Market, Creeting St. Mary, Barham, Henley, Claydon, Witnesham Mid Suffolk, Suffolk Coastal
IP7 IPSWICH Hadleigh Babergh
IP8 IPSWICH Copdock, Belstead Babergh
IP9 IPSWICH Shotley Peninsula: Capel St Mary, Chelmondiston, Shotley Babergh
IP10 IPSWICH Kirton, Nacton, Levington Suffolk Coastal
IP11 FELIXSTOWE Felixstowe, Trimley St. Martin, Trimley St. Mary Suffolk Coastal
IP12 WOODBRIDGE Woodbridge, Orford Suffolk Coastal
IP13 WOODBRIDGE Woodbridge, Easton, Framlingham, Little Bealings, Laxfield, Suffolk Coastal, Mid Suffolk
IP14 STOWMARKET Stowmarket, Stowupland Mid Suffolk
IP15 ALDEBURGH Aldeburgh Suffolk Coastal
IP16 LEISTON Leiston, Aldringham, Eastbridge, Sizewell, Theberton, Thorpeness Suffolk Coastal
IP17 SAXMUNDHAM Saxmundham Suffolk Coastal
IP18 SOUTHWOLD Southwold, Easton Bavents, Reydon, Walberswick Waveney
IP19 HALESWORTH Cratfield, Ubbeston, Halesworth, Walpole Rumburgh Waveney
IP20 HARLESTON Mendham, Withersdale Street, Metfield, Wortwell, Redenhall Waveney
IP21 DISS, EYE Thorpe Abbotts, Stradbroke, Fressingfield, Syleham, Wingfield Mid Suffolk, South Norfolk
IP22 DISS Winfarthing, Burston, Roydon, Garboldisham, Botesdale South Norfolk, Mid Suffolk
IP23 EYE Thorndon, Thwaite, Thornham, Brome Mid Suffolk
IP24 THETFORD Thetford, Barnham, Great Hockham Breckland
IP25 THETFORD Watton, Saham Toney Breckland
IP26 THETFORD Hilborough, Northwold Breckland
IP27 BRANDON Brandon, Lakenheath Forest Heath
IP28 BURY ST. EDMUNDS Mildenhall, Culford, Red Lodge Forest Heath, St Edmundsbury
IP29 BURY ST. EDMUNDS Barrow St Edmundsbury
IP30 BURY ST. EDMUNDS Elmswell, Cockfield, Woolpit St Edmundsbury, Mid Suffolk
IP31 BURY ST. EDMUNDS Ixworth, Thurston, Great Barton, Stanton St Edmundsbury, Mid Suffolk
IP32 BURY ST. EDMUNDS St Edmundsbury
IP33 BURY ST. EDMUNDS Westley St Edmundsbury
IP98 DISS Bulk Mail



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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.

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  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. February 2012. Table 2. Retrieved 21 April 2012. 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)

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