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IntroductionB15 2WB

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the B15 2WB postcode area in Birmingham.

We've got loads of statistics for B15 2WB, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsB15 2WB

What social class do the population of B15 2WB belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is B15 2WB in Birmingham, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about B15 2WB from the Census 2011.


  • 17%Children
  • 83%Adults

17% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 5% are aged 76 or more.


  • 62.9%Male
  • 37.1%Female

From the last census, 62.9% of people in B152WB male, and 37.1% female. Men outnumber women in Edgbaston.


  • 29%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 22%DE

According to census records, 29% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 56%SINGLE
  • 30%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in B15 2WB is 56%. Single and 'other' people is 44%.


  • 60%WHITE
  • 42%NON-WHITE

60% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 62.1%WORKING

8.5% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

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People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in B15 2WB, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

B15 2WB Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around B15 2WB, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in B15 2WB

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

B15 2WB Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around B15 2WB reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

B15 2WB Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area B152WB. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in B15 2WB

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the B15 2WB area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near B15 2WB

Travel & Transport

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Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to B15 2WB.

Travel around B15 2WB

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near B15 2WB

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the B15 2WB area.

Taxis near B15 2WB

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near B15 2WB, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near B15 2WB

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near B15 2WB


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around B15 2WB.

What's on near B15 2WB

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near B15 2WB, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near B15 2WB

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area B15 2WB.

Hotels near B15 2WB

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near B15 2WB, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information B15 2WB

Local Amenities

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Banks near B15 2WB


Find the nearest bank or building society in B15 2WB. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near B15 2WB

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the B15 2WB postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near B15 2WB



The nearest schools in the B15 2WB area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near B15 2WB

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres B15 2WB

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in B15 2WB


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near B15 2WB.

Emergencies in B15 2WB

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in B15 2WB



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around B15 2WB. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in B15 2WB

Essential InformationB15 2WB

B152WB Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeB15 2WB
Postal TownBirmingham
Ward Name
CountyWest Midlands
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

B152WB Postal District

Compass Postal District

B15 2WB postcode is located in the postal town of Birmingham. Birmingham postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode B15 2WB.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Edgbaston1.1 miles E
Birmingham1.6 miles NE
Northfield2.5 miles SW
Bournville2.5 miles SE
Frankley3.3 miles SW
Quinton3.3 miles W
Kings Norton3.5 miles S
Sandwell3.6 miles N
Longbridge3.9 miles SW
Smethwick4.2 miles NW
Bordesley4.5 miles E
Halesowen4.5 miles W
Tyseley4.6 miles E
Hopwood4.6 miles S
Rubery4.7 miles SW
London102 miles E
Glasgow250 miles NW
Edinburgh247 miles N
Cardiff85 miles SW
Liverpool80 miles NW
Southampton110 miles S
Saint Ives112 miles S

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