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IntroductionBH1 4RU

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the BH1 4RU postcode area in Bournemouth.

We've got loads of statistics for BH1 4RU, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsBH1 4RU

What social class do the population of BH1 4RU belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is BH1 4RU in Bournemouth, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about BH1 4RU from the Census 2011.


  • 25%Children
  • 75%Adults

25% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 2% are aged 76 or more.


  • 57.5%Male
  • 42.5%Female

From the last census, 57.5% of people in BH14RU male, and 42.5% female. Men outnumber women in East Cliff and Springbourne.


  • 13%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 33%DE

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


  • 49%SINGLE
  • 33%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in BH1 4RU is 49%. Single and 'other' people is 52%.


  • 85%WHITE
  • 14%NON-WHITE

85% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 83.9%WORKING

5.2% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in BH1 4RU, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

BH1 4RU Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around BH1 4RU, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in BH1 4RU

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

BH1 4RU Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around BH1 4RU reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

BH1 4RU Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area BH14RU. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in BH1 4RU

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the BH1 4RU area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near BH1 4RU

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to BH1 4RU.

Travel around BH1 4RU

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 BH1 4RU

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 BH1 4RU area.

Taxis near BH1 4RU

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near BH1 4RU, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near BH1 4RU

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near BH1 4RU


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around BH1 4RU.

What's on near BH1 4RU

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near BH1 4RU, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near BH1 4RU

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area BH1 4RU.

Hotels near BH1 4RU

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near BH1 4RU, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information BH1 4RU

Local Amenities

Banks near BH1 4RU


Find the nearest bank or building society in BH1 4RU. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near BH1 4RU

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the BH1 4RU postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near BH1 4RU



The nearest schools in the BH1 4RU area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near BH1 4RU

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 BH1 4RU

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 BH1 4RU


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near BH1 4RU.

Emergencies in BH1 4RU

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 BH1 4RU



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around BH1 4RU. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in BH1 4RU

Essential InformationBH1 4RU

BH14RU Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeBH1 4RU
Postal TownBournemouth
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

BH14RU Postal District

Compass Postal District

BH1 4RU postcode is located in the postal town of Bournemouth. Bournemouth 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 BH1 4RU.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Winton0.6 miles W
Bournemouth1.6 miles SW
Holdenhurst2.1 miles NE
East Parley2.5 miles N
Parley2.6 miles N
Herne3 miles NE
Longham3.2 miles NW
Parkstone3.6 miles W
Christchurch3.8 miles E
Hampreston4.6 miles NW
Fern Down4.8 miles N
Canford Magna4.9 miles NW
Ripley5.3 miles NE
Broadstone5.8 miles W
Bransgore6.4 miles E
London92 miles E
Glasgow365 miles N
Edinburgh364 miles N
Cardiff79 miles NW
Liverpool192 miles N
Southampton23 miles E
Saint Ives7 miles N

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