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IntroductionBB11 5SW

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the BB11 5SW postcode area in Blackburn.

We've got loads of statistics for BB11 5SW, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsBB11 5SW

What social class do the population of BB11 5SW belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is BB11 5SW in Blackburn, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about BB11 5SW from the Census 2011.


  • 14%Children
  • 85%Adults

14% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 6% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in BB115SW male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Coal Clough with Deerplay.


  • 27%AB
  • 58%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

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


  • 26%SINGLE
  • 60%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in BB11 5SW is 26%. Single and 'other' people is 74%.


  • 99%WHITE

99% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 91.2%WORKING

2.6% 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 BB11 5SW, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

BB11 5SW Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around BB11 5SW, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in BB11 5SW

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

BB11 5SW Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around BB11 5SW reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

BB11 5SW Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area BB115SW. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in BB11 5SW

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the BB11 5SW area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near BB11 5SW

Travel & Transport

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Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to BB11 5SW.

Travel around BB11 5SW

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 BB11 5SW

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 BB11 5SW area.

Taxis near BB11 5SW

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near BB11 5SW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near BB11 5SW

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near BB11 5SW


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around BB11 5SW.

What's on near BB11 5SW

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near BB11 5SW, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near BB11 5SW

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area BB11 5SW.

Hotels near BB11 5SW

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near BB11 5SW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information BB11 5SW

Local Amenities

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Banks near BB11 5SW


Find the nearest bank or building society in BB11 5SW. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near BB11 5SW

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the BB11 5SW postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near BB11 5SW



The nearest schools in the BB11 5SW area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near BB11 5SW

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 BB11 5SW

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 BB11 5SW


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near BB11 5SW.

Emergencies in BB11 5SW

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 BB11 5SW



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around BB11 5SW. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in BB11 5SW

Essential InformationBB11 5SW

BB115SW Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeBB11 5SW
Postal TownBlackburn
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

BB115SW Postal District

Compass Postal District

BB11 5SW postcode is located in the postal town of Blackburn. Blackburn 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 BB11 5SW.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Burnley2.4 miles NE
Accrington3.1 miles W
Brierfield3.2 miles NE
Altham3.3 miles W
Holme Chapel4.3 miles E
Clayton Le Moors4.4 miles W
Church4.7 miles W
Nelson5 miles NE
Rawtenstall5.4 miles S
Great Harwood5.7 miles W
Haslingden5.9 miles SW
Oswaldtwistle5.9 miles W
Cornholme6.1 miles E
Pendleton6.2 miles NW
Whalley6.3 miles W
London183 miles SE
Glasgow161 miles NW
Edinburgh154 miles N
Cardiff162 miles S
Liverpool39 miles SW
Southampton203 miles S
Saint Ives204 miles S

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