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IntroductionBH8 8DR

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the BH8 8DR postcode area in Bournemouth.

We've got loads of statistics for BH8 8DR, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsBH8 8DR

What social class do the population of BH8 8DR belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is BH8 8DR 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 BH8 8DR from the Census 2011.


  • 17%Children
  • 84%Adults

17% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 3% are aged 76 or more.


  • 60%Male
  • 40%Female

From the last census, 60% of people in BH88DR male, and 40% female. Men outnumber women in East Cliff and Springbourne.


  • 12%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 34%DE

According to census records, 12% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 58%SINGLE
  • 23%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in BH8 8DR is 58%. Single and 'other' people is 42%.


  • 86%WHITE
  • 15%NON-WHITE

86% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 78.1%WORKING

6.1% 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 BH8 8DR, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

BH8 8DR Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around BH8 8DR, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in BH8 8DR

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

BH8 8DR Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around BH8 8DR reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

BH8 8DR Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area BH88DR. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in BH8 8DR

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the BH8 8DR area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near BH8 8DR

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to BH8 8DR.

Travel around BH8 8DR

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 BH8 8DR

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 BH8 8DR area.

Taxis near BH8 8DR

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near BH8 8DR, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near BH8 8DR

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near BH8 8DR


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around BH8 8DR.

What's on near BH8 8DR

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near BH8 8DR, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near BH8 8DR

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area BH8 8DR.

Hotels near BH8 8DR

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near BH8 8DR, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information BH8 8DR

Local Amenities

Banks near BH8 8DR


Find the nearest bank or building society in BH8 8DR. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near BH8 8DR

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the BH8 8DR postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near BH8 8DR



The nearest schools in the BH8 8DR area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near BH8 8DR

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 BH8 8DR

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in BH8 8DR


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near BH8 8DR.

Emergencies in BH8 8DR

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 BH8 8DR



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around BH8 8DR. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in BH8 8DR

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Essential InformationBH8 8DR

BH88DR Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeBH8 8DR
Postal TownBournemouth
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

BH88DR Postal District

Compass Postal District

BH8 8DR 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 BH8 8DR.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Winton0.4 miles NW
Bournemouth1.4 miles SW
Holdenhurst2.4 miles NE
Parley2.6 miles N
East Parley2.6 miles N
Longham3.1 miles NW
Herne3.2 miles NE
Parkstone3.3 miles W
Christchurch4.1 miles E
Hampreston4.5 miles NW
Canford Magna4.7 miles NW
Fern Down4.9 miles N
Ripley5.5 miles NE
Broadstone5.6 miles W
Hamworthy6.2 miles W
London92 miles E
Glasgow365 miles N
Edinburgh364 miles N
Cardiff78 miles NW
Liverpool192 miles N
Southampton23 miles E
Saint Ives7 miles N

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Louise Smith death: Jury visit scene of 'brutal murder'

Louise Smith's body was found in woodland on 21 May, 13 days after she was last seen.

BBC News

Winchester MP Steve Brine's Letter from Westminster

DECEMBER 3 may be the first day of the rest of our lives but, for many, it will feel a lot like the day before as the Covid nightmare continues.

Hampshire Chronicle

Plan for West Meon home sparks strong opposition

COUNCILLORS will visit a controversial site of a proposed home on the bank of the River Meon.

Hampshire Chronicle

Win a week in a cottage near the home of Doc Martin!

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Hampshire Life

Hampshire walk around Hatchet Green and Woodgreen

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Hampshire Life

Tavcom Training in Bishop's Waltham celebrates 25 years

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Hampshire Chronicle

Vivid Homes plan approved for former Sparkes garden centre

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Hampshire Chronicle

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