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IntroductionB70 6XR

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

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

DemographicsB70 6XR

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


  • 27%Children
  • 73%Adults

27% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 5% are aged 76 or more.


  • 45%Male
  • 55%Female

From the last census, 45% of people in B706XR male, and 55% female. Women outnumber men in Greets Green and Lyng.


  • 7%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 44%DE

According to census records, 7% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 38%SINGLE
  • 38%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in B70 6XR is 38%. Single and 'other' people is 62%.


  • 64%WHITE
  • 35%NON-WHITE

64% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 81.4%WORKING

11.3% 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 6XR, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

B70 6XR Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in B70 6XR

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

B70 6XR Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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

B70 6XR Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area B706XR. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in B70 6XR

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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

Job vacancies near B70 6XR

Travel & Transport

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

Travel around B70 6XR

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 6XR

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 6XR area.

Taxis near B70 6XR

Car Parks

Car Parks

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

Car Parks near B70 6XR

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near B70 6XR


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

What's on near B70 6XR

Local Attractions


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

Attractions near B70 6XR

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near B70 6XR

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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

Tourist Information B70 6XR

Local Amenities

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Banks near B70 6XR


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

Banks near B70 6XR

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near B70 6XR



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

Schools near B70 6XR

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 6XR

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 B70 6XR


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in B70 6XR

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 6XR



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

Libraries in B70 6XR

Essential InformationB70 6XR

B706XR Postcode Breakdown

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

B706XR Postal District

Compass Postal District

B70 6XR 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 6XR.

Nearest Towns & Cities
West Bromwich0.2 miles NW
Smethwick1.1 miles S
Oldbury1.3 miles SW
Sandwell1.6 miles E
Wednesbury2.6 miles N
Quinton3.4 miles S
Tipton3.7 miles W
Rowley3.7 miles SW
Rowley Regis3.7 miles SW
Dudley3.8 miles W
Darlaston3.9 miles NW
Netherton4.3 miles W
Coseley4.4 miles NW
Sleightholme4.5 miles SW
Bilston4.6 miles NW
London107 miles E
Glasgow245 miles NW
Edinburgh242 miles N
Cardiff87 miles SW
Liverpool75 miles NW
Southampton115 miles S
Saint Ives116 miles S
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