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IntroductionBN8 5AF

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the BN8 5AF postcode area in Brighton.

We've got loads of statistics for BN8 5AF, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsBN8 5AF

What social class do the population of BN8 5AF belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is BN8 5AF in Brighton, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about BN8 5AF from the Census 2011.


  • 20%Children
  • 81%Adults

20% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 7% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in BN85AF male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Danehill/Fletching/Nutley.


  • 42%AB
  • 50%C2/C2
  • 8%DE

According to census records, 42% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 24%SINGLE
  • 62%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in BN8 5AF is 24%. Single and 'other' people is 76%.


  • 97%WHITE

97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 92.8%WORKING

1.9% 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 BN8 5AF, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

BN8 5AF Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around BN8 5AF, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in BN8 5AF

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

BN8 5AF Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around BN8 5AF reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

BN8 5AF Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area BN85AF. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in BN8 5AF

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the BN8 5AF area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near BN8 5AF

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to BN8 5AF.

Travel around BN8 5AF

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 BN8 5AF

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 BN8 5AF area.

Taxis near BN8 5AF

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near BN8 5AF, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near BN8 5AF

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near BN8 5AF


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around BN8 5AF.

What's on near BN8 5AF

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near BN8 5AF, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near BN8 5AF

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area BN8 5AF.

Hotels near BN8 5AF

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near BN8 5AF, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information BN8 5AF

Local Amenities

Banks near BN8 5AF


Find the nearest bank or building society in BN8 5AF. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near BN8 5AF

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the BN8 5AF postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near BN8 5AF



The nearest schools in the BN8 5AF area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near BN8 5AF

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 BN8 5AF

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in BN8 5AF


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near BN8 5AF.

Emergencies in BN8 5AF

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 BN8 5AF



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around BN8 5AF. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in BN8 5AF

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Essential InformationBN8 5AF

BN85AF Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeBN8 5AF
Postal TownBrighton
Ward Name
CountyEast Sussex
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

BN85AF Postal District

Compass Postal District

BN8 5AF postcode is located in the postal town of Brighton. Brighton 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 BN8 5AF.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Little Horsted0.8 miles NW
Isfield2 miles W
Framfield2 miles NE
Uckfield3 miles N
Ringmer3.4 miles SW
Piecombe3.7 miles SE
Buxted4.2 miles N
Hadlow Down5.2 miles NE
Ripe5.2 miles S
Fletching5.3 miles NW
Cross In Hand5.5 miles E
Chailey5.8 miles W
Horeham6.1 miles E
Horam6.1 miles E
Selmeston6.4 miles S
London41 miles N
Glasgow379 miles NW
Edinburgh370 miles NW
Cardiff148 miles W
Liverpool215 miles NW
Southampton66 miles W
Saint Ives84 miles W

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