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IntroductionB70 6AF

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the B70 6AF postcode area in Birmingham.

We've got loads of statistics for B70 6AF, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsB70 6AF

What social class do the population of B70 6AF belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is B70 6AF 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 B70 6AF from the Census 2011.


  • 27%Children
  • 72%Adults

27% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 4% are aged 76 or more.


  • 100%Male
  • 0%Female

From the last census, 100% of people in B706AF male, and 0% female. Men outnumber women in West Bromwich Central.


  • 6%AB
  • 37%C2/C2
  • 56%DE

According to census records, 6% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 41%SINGLE
  • 40%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in B70 6AF is 41%. Single and 'other' people is 59%.


  • 29%WHITE
  • 71%NON-WHITE

29% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 70.3%WORKING

20.3% 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 B70 6AF, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

B70 6AF Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around B70 6AF, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in B70 6AF

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

B70 6AF Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around B70 6AF reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

B70 6AF Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area B706AF. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in B70 6AF

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the B70 6AF area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near B70 6AF

Travel & Transport

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Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to B70 6AF.

Travel around B70 6AF

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 B70 6AF

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 B70 6AF area.

Taxis near B70 6AF

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near B70 6AF, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near B70 6AF

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near B70 6AF


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around B70 6AF.

What's on near B70 6AF

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near B70 6AF, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near B70 6AF

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area B70 6AF.

Hotels near B70 6AF

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near B70 6AF, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information B70 6AF

Local Amenities

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Banks near B70 6AF


Find the nearest bank or building society in B70 6AF. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near B70 6AF

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the B70 6AF postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near B70 6AF



The nearest schools in the B70 6AF area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near B70 6AF

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 B70 6AF

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in B70 6AF


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near B70 6AF.

Emergencies in B70 6AF

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 B70 6AF



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around B70 6AF. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in B70 6AF

Essential InformationB70 6AF

B706AF Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeB70 6AF
Postal TownBirmingham
Ward Name
CountyWest Midlands
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

B706AF Postal District

Compass Postal District

B70 6AF 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 B70 6AF.

Nearest Towns & Cities
West Bromwich0.6 miles W
Smethwick1.2 miles SW
Sandwell1.3 miles SE
Oldbury1.7 miles SW
Wednesbury2.8 miles NW
Quinton3.5 miles SW
Rowley Regis4 miles SW
Rowley4 miles SW
Tipton4.1 miles W
Darlaston4.1 miles NW
Dudley4.2 miles W
Witton4.3 miles E
Birmingham4.4 miles SE
Netherton4.6 miles W
Sleightholme4.8 miles SW
London107 miles E
Glasgow246 miles NW
Edinburgh242 miles N
Cardiff87 miles SW
Liverpool75 miles NW
Southampton114 miles S
Saint Ives116 miles S

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