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IntroductionDH2 1LD

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the DH2 1LD postcode area in Durham.

We've got loads of statistics for DH2 1LD, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsDH2 1LD

What social class do the population of DH2 1LD belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is DH2 1LD in Durham, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about DH2 1LD from the Census 2011.


  • 18%Children
  • 82%Adults

18% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 8% are aged 76 or more.


  • 45.7%Male
  • 54.3%Female

From the last census, 45.7% of people in DH21LD male, and 54.3% female. Women outnumber men in Ouston and Urpeth.


  • 23%AB
  • 61%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 23% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 20%SINGLE
  • 66%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in DH2 1LD is 20%. Single and 'other' people is 79%.


  • 98%WHITE

98% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 91%WORKING

2.5% 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 DH2 1LD, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

DH2 1LD Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around DH2 1LD, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in DH2 1LD

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

DH2 1LD Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around DH2 1LD reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

DH2 1LD Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area DH21LD. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in DH2 1LD

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the DH2 1LD area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near DH2 1LD

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to DH2 1LD.

Travel around DH2 1LD

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 DH2 1LD

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 DH2 1LD area.

Taxis near DH2 1LD

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near DH2 1LD, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near DH2 1LD

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near DH2 1LD


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around DH2 1LD.

What's on near DH2 1LD

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near DH2 1LD, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near DH2 1LD

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area DH2 1LD.

Hotels near DH2 1LD

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near DH2 1LD, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information DH2 1LD

Local Amenities

Banks near DH2 1LD


Find the nearest bank or building society in DH2 1LD. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near DH2 1LD

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the DH2 1LD postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near DH2 1LD



The nearest schools in the DH2 1LD area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near DH2 1LD

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 DH2 1LD

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in DH2 1LD


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near DH2 1LD.

Emergencies in DH2 1LD

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 DH2 1LD



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around DH2 1LD. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in DH2 1LD

Essential InformationDH2 1LD

DH21LD Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeDH2 1LD
Postal TownDurham
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

DH21LD Postal District

Compass Postal District

DH2 1LD postcode is located in the postal town of Durham. Durham 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 DH2 1LD.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Chester-le-Street2.7 miles SE
Washington3.2 miles E
Craghead3.8 miles SW
Gateshead4.2 miles N
Tanfield4.2 miles W
Felling4.9 miles N
Burnopfield5 miles W
Kyo5.6 miles W
Houghton Le Spring5.6 miles E
Walker6.1 miles NE
West Rainton6.1 miles SE
Annfield Plain6.1 miles W
Witton Gilbert6.2 miles S
Hebburn6.3 miles NE
Langley Park6.6 miles SW
London242 miles SE
Glasgow122 miles NW
Edinburgh96 miles NW
Cardiff244 miles S
Liverpool117 miles SW
Southampton276 miles S
Saint Ives280 miles S

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10 arrested in connection to alleged abuse of patients at Whorlton Hall

TEN people have been arrested in connection with the alleged abuse of patients at a private hospital in County Durham.

Northern Echo

Care homes back 800 mile cycling challenge

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Northern Echo

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Northern Echo

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Northern Echo

Police incident disrupts Big Weekend traffic in Middlesbrough

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A family birthday celebration for 100-year-old World War II hero

CELEBRATIONS to mark the 100th birthday of World War Two veteran who has lived in the North East and North Yorkshire took place last weekend.

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Student's pioneering idea wins prize with space agency

A STUDENT has won a prize of 4,000 after entering a competition run by the UK Space Agency.

Northern Echo

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