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Canterbury (CT10)

The CT10 postcode area is located in the Canterbury postcode town region, within the county of Kent, and contains a total of 977 individual postcodes.

There are 9 electoral wards in the CT10 postcode area, including Birchington, Broadstairs, Canterbury, Deal, Dover, Folkestone, Herne Bay, Hythe, Margate, Ramsgate, Sandwich, Westgate-On-Sea, Whitstable which come under the local authority of the Thanet Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 21% of people in CT10 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of CT10 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

CT10 is a postcode located in the Thanet district of Kent in the South East of England. It covers the town of Broadstairs, most of the seaside village of St. Peter's and sections of Ramsgate and surrounding countryside.

Broadstairs is a traditional family holiday resort that has a revitalised centre with its old-fashioned charm, with long sandy beaches, picturesque harbour and a variety of independent shops, cafes and eateries. St Peters is a pretty coastal village with a selection of boutiques, art galleries, ice-cream parlors and pubs. It is home to The Viking Bay which is a popular sandy beach with cafés and amusements. Further up the coast in the district is the beautiful Ramsgate harbour, the Port of Ramsgate, a Naval memorial and a beach promenade. Surrounding CT10 is an abundance of coastal walks, country parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty.

The area offers a large variety of activities to do during the year, from cycling and walks along the coast, to boat trips, open-top bus rides and festivals. In the summer months when the weather is warm, many people enjoy swimming, jet skiing and paddle boarding in the sea, and sailing or canoeing at the tranquil lakes and rivers nearby. For those travelling by car, there are a couple of parking spaces around the postcode for day trips, as well as a few car parks around Ramsgate that tend to be very busy during the summer months.

Broadstairs is a popular destination due to its easy access to London, while Ramsgate, with its convenient transport links, is a great base for day trips to other nearby attractions such as Canterbury, Margate and Dover. Thearea is a great destination for those looking for a relaxing getaway, coastal walks or a more active holiday.

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  • 89%WORKING

11% of people in CT10 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 21%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 24%DE

According to census records, 21% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 92%WHITE

92% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Kent

CT10 is located in the county of Kent, in England.

Kent has a total population of 1,820,400, making it the 6th largest county in the UK.

Kent has a total area of 1443 square miles, and a population density of 486 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Kent Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCT10
Postal TownCanterbury
MSOA NameThanet 010
LSOA NameThanet 010A
Local AuthorityThanet
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

CT10 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CT10, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

North Foreland
North Foreland
Reading Street
St Peter's
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