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Blackpool (FY2)

The FY2 postcode area is located in the Blackpool postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 691 individual postcodes.

There are 4 electoral wards in the FY2 postcode area, including Blackpool, Fleetwood, Lytham St Annes, Poulton-Le-Fylde, Thornton-Cleveleys which come under the local authority of the Blackpool Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 13% of people in FY2 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of FY2 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

FY2 is a postcode district in the Blackpool district of Lancashire in the United Kingdom. It is mainly residential and is home to approximately 17,000 people. Located on the Fylde coast near Liverpool and Manchester, FY2 is centrally located to a number of popular tourist and leisure attractions, such as Blackpool Tower, the Pleasure Beach and Stanley Park.

It is served by Blackpool North railway station, which provides regular services to Manchester Airport and Manchester city centre. Local bus and tram services run to the neighbouring districts of St Annes and Cleveleys, with certain services extending to Lytham and Preston.

The FY2 area's main employment is tourism related. Some of the area's major attractions include the Sea Life Centre, the Stanley Park Zoo and an indoor adventure centre.

The district is home to numerous sports clubs, such as Fleetwood Amateurs FC, Blackpool FC, Gynn Squash and Racketball Club and Blackpool Blazers Hockey Club. There are also a few well-known chain stores in the area, including the Broadway Shopping Centre, Sainsbury's Superstore and Boots.

The district also hosts a number of events and festivals throughout the year, with the most popular being Blackpool Illuminations switching on ceremony in September, Viva!, Abroad Festival at the Tower Headland and Revolucion de Cuba.

The area consists of mainly terraced and semi-detached housing, with some detached properties. Nearby private housing is available in St Annes, Cleveleys and Lytham, whilst new-build properties can be found in Bispham and Little Bispham.

A number of schools are located in this district, such as St Kentigerns Catholic Primary, Anchorsholme Primary School, Beaconsfield Primary School, Upper Meols Primary School and Holy Family Catholic Primary School.*

The area's education provision is complemented by a range of good pubs, cafes and restaurants, many of which are located near the beach.

FY2 is an excellent place to live, work and play; providing the perfect combination of world-class attractions, business opportunities and a wide range of leisure activities in a vibrant, friendly neighbourhood.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 89%WORKING

11% of people in FY2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 13%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 31%DE

According to census records, 13% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 95%WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Lancashire

FY2 is located in the county of Lancashire, in England.

Lancashire has a total population of 1,485,000, making it the 8th largest county in the UK.

Lancashire has a total area of 1187 square miles, and a population density of 482 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Lancashire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeFY2
Postal TownBlackpool
MSOA NameBlackpool 002
LSOA NameBlackpool 002E
Local AuthorityBlackpool
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

FY2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of FY2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Little Bispham
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