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IntroductionBH8 8UR

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

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

DemographicsBH8 8UR

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


  • 19%Children
  • 81%Adults

19% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 4% are aged 76 or more.


  • 61.1%Male
  • 38.9%Female

From the last census, 61.1% of people in BH88UR male, and 38.9% female. Men outnumber women in Queen's Park.


  • 20%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 24%DE

According to census records, 20% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 54%SINGLE
  • 30%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in BH8 8UR is 54%. Single and 'other' people is 46%.


  • 86%WHITE
  • 15%NON-WHITE

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


  • 76.5%WORKING

5.1% 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 8UR, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

BH8 8UR Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in BH8 8UR

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

BH8 8UR Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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BH8 8UR Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area BH88UR. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in BH8 8UR

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near BH8 8UR

Travel & Transport



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Travel around BH8 8UR

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Traffic near BH8 8UR

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

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Taxis near BH8 8UR

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near BH8 8UR

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near BH8 8UR


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What's on near BH8 8UR

Local Attractions


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Attractions near BH8 8UR

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near BH8 8UR

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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Tourist Information BH8 8UR

Local Amenities

Banks near BH8 8UR


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

Banks near BH8 8UR

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near BH8 8UR



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

Schools near BH8 8UR

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres BH8 8UR

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in BH8 8UR


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in BH8 8UR

Post Offices

Post Offices

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Post Offices in BH8 8UR



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

Libraries in BH8 8UR

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Essential InformationBH8 8UR

BH88UR Postcode Breakdown

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

BH88UR Postal District

Compass Postal District

BH8 8UR 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 8UR.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Winton0.1 miles SE
Bournemouth1.4 miles SW
Parley2.2 miles N
East Parley2.3 miles NE
Holdenhurst2.5 miles E
Longham2.6 miles NW
Parkstone3.1 miles W
Herne3.2 miles NE
Hampreston4 miles NW
Canford Magna4.2 miles NW
Christchurch4.4 miles E
Fern Down4.5 miles N
Broadstone5.1 miles W
Ripley5.6 miles NE
Hamworthy5.9 miles W
London92 miles E
Glasgow364 miles N
Edinburgh364 miles N
Cardiff78 miles NW
Liverpool191 miles N
Southampton23 miles E
Saint Ives7 miles N

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