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IntroductionBN8 5RD

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

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

DemographicsBN8 5RD

What social class do the population of BN8 5RD belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is BN8 5RD 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 5RD from the Census 2011.


  • 19%Children
  • 80%Adults

19% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 9% are aged 76 or more.


  • 56.7%Male
  • 43.3%Female

From the last census, 56.7% of people in BN85RD male, and 43.3% female. Men outnumber women in Lewes Bridge.


  • 22%AB
  • 58%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

According to census records, 22% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 32%SINGLE
  • 45%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in BN8 5RD is 32%. Single and 'other' people is 68%.


  • 97%WHITE

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


  • 92.7%WORKING

2.9% 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 5RD, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

BN8 5RD Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in BN8 5RD

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

BN8 5RD Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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

BN8 5RD Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area BN85RD. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in BN8 5RD

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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

Job vacancies near BN8 5RD

Travel & Transport



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

Travel around BN8 5RD

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 5RD

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 5RD area.

Taxis near BN8 5RD

Car Parks

Car Parks

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

Car Parks near BN8 5RD

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near BN8 5RD


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

What's on near BN8 5RD

Local Attractions


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Attractions near BN8 5RD

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near BN8 5RD

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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

Tourist Information BN8 5RD

Local Amenities

Banks near BN8 5RD


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

Banks near BN8 5RD

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near BN8 5RD



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

Schools near BN8 5RD

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres BN8 5RD

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in BN8 5RD


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in BN8 5RD

Post Offices

Post Offices

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Post Offices in BN8 5RD



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

Libraries in BN8 5RD

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Essential InformationBN8 5RD

BN85RD Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeBN8 5RD
Postal TownBrighton
Ward Name
CountyEast Sussex
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

BN85RD Postal District

Compass Postal District

BN8 5RD 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 5RD.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Lewes1.7 miles SW
Ringmer2.2 miles E
Falmer4.1 miles W
Isfield4.3 miles NE
Westmeston4.6 miles W
Chailey5.1 miles N
Little Horsted5.2 miles NE
Ripe5.5 miles E
Ditchling5.7 miles W
Ditchelling5.7 miles W
Tarring Neville5.7 miles SE
Selmeston6 miles E
Rottingdean6.2 miles SW
Piecombe6.6 miles E
Newhaven6.7 miles S
London43 miles N
Glasgow380 miles NW
Edinburgh372 miles NW
Cardiff145 miles W
Liverpool215 miles NW
Southampton62 miles W
Saint Ives80 miles W

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