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IntroductionBH8 8DY

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

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

DemographicsBH8 8DY

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


  • 6%Children
  • 94%Adults

6% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 7% are aged 76 or more.


  • 47.4%Male
  • 52.6%Female

From the last census, 47.4% of people in BH88DY male, and 52.6% female. Women outnumber men in Central.


  • 17%AB
  • 74%C2/C2
  • 9%DE

According to census records, 17% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 70%SINGLE
  • 15%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in BH8 8DY is 70%. Single and 'other' people is 29%.


  • 87%WHITE
  • 14%NON-WHITE

87% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 50.7%WORKING

2.4% 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 8DY, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

BH8 8DY Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in BH8 8DY

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

BH8 8DY Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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

BH8 8DY Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area BH88DY. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in BH8 8DY

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near BH8 8DY

Travel & Transport



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

Travel around BH8 8DY

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Traffic near BH8 8DY

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 8DY area.

Taxis near BH8 8DY

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near BH8 8DY

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near BH8 8DY


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

What's on near BH8 8DY

Local Attractions


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Attractions near BH8 8DY

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near BH8 8DY

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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

Tourist Information BH8 8DY

Local Amenities

Banks near BH8 8DY


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

Banks near BH8 8DY

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near BH8 8DY



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

Schools near BH8 8DY

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 8DY

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in BH8 8DY


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in BH8 8DY

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 8DY



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

Libraries in BH8 8DY

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Essential InformationBH8 8DY

BH88DY Postcode Breakdown

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

BH88DY Postal District

Compass Postal District

BH8 8DY 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 8DY.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Winton0.6 miles N
Bournemouth1 miles SW
Holdenhurst2.7 miles NE
Parley2.9 miles N
East Parley2.9 miles N
Parkstone3.1 miles W
Longham3.3 miles NW
Herne3.5 miles NE
Christchurch4.3 miles E
Hampreston4.6 miles NW
Canford Magna4.7 miles NW
Fern Down5.2 miles N
Broadstone5.5 miles W
Ripley5.8 miles NE
Hamworthy6 miles W
London92 miles E
Glasgow365 miles N
Edinburgh365 miles N
Cardiff79 miles NW
Liverpool192 miles N
Southampton24 miles E
Saint Ives8 miles N

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