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Coventry (CV47)

The CV47 postcode area is located in the Coventry postcode town region, within the county of Warwickshire, and contains a total of 697 individual postcodes.

There are 46 electoral wards in the CV47 postcode area, including Atherstone, Bedworth, Coventry, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa, Nuneaton, Rugby, Shipston-On-Stour, Southam, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwick which come under the local authority of the Stratford-on-Avon Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 33% of people in CV47 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 CV47 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

The CV47 postcode is a postcode district located in the Coventry district of the English West Midlands, centred on the villages of Stretton-on-Dunsmore and Londonhead. Its main villages include Stretton-on-Dunsmore, Princethorpe, Abthorpe, Dunchurch, Birdingbury, Norton Lindsey and Preston-on-Stour.

The CV47 postcode is in the Coventry district of the West Midlands and covers an area of approximately 25 square miles. The postcode is bordered by the districts of North Warwickshire and Rugby to the north, in addition to Warwick and Stratford-on-Avon to the east. The postcode is served by the M45 motorway which runs through the northern edge of the area.

Most of the area of the CV47 postcode is rural and is located in the sleepy Warwickshire countryside, situated between the two larger towns of Rugby and Warwick. The area is popular with walkers, cyclists, and is well known amongst bird watchers as numerous species of migratory water fowl can be seen in the area. In particular, Stretton-on-Dunsmore is the home to Ashlawn and Stoneleigh Parks, two of the most picturesque green spaces in the West Midlands.

The towns and villages in the postcode are generally served by a number of small, independently run shops, with Dunchurch and Londonhead being the largest villages in the CV47 postcode. There are also a range of pubs in the area, such as The Greyhound Inn at Stretton-on-Dunsmore, and other recreational facilities such as The Dunchurch Sports and Social Club. Additionally, the postcode hosts a number of music festivals including the annual Bucklebury Fair and Heart of England Festival.

Education services in the area are provided by two local secondary schools Princethorpe College and Rugby High School with Coventry University being within easy reach of most of the towns in the postcode. Finally, CV47 has excellent transport links, being close to the M45 motorway and A45 trunk road, as well as having numerous bus and train services providing access to nearby towns.

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  • 92%WORKING

8% of people in CV47 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 33%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 33% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 96%WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Warwickshire

CV47 is located in the county of Warwickshire, in England.

Warwickshire has a total population of 556,800, making it the 39th largest county in the UK.

Warwickshire has a total area of 763 square miles, and a population density of 281 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Warwickshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCV47
Postal TownCoventry
MSOA NameStratford-on-Avon 004
LSOA NameStratford-on-Avon 004D
Local AuthorityStratford-on-Avon
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

CV47 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CV47, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Aston le Walls
Avon Dassett
Bascote Heath
Bishop's Itchington
Burton Dassett
Chapel Green
Deppers Bridge
Fenny Compton
Gross Green
Hunningham Hill
Kites Hardwick
Leamington Hastings
Long Itchington
Lower Boddington
Lower Shuckburgh
Marston Doles
Marton Moor
Napton on the Hill
Oxford Canal
Priors Hardwick
Priors Marston
Temple Herdewyke
The Model Village
Upper Boddington
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