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IntroductionDH2 2BG

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the DH2 2BG postcode area in Durham.

We've got loads of statistics for DH2 2BG, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsDH2 2BG

What social class do the population of DH2 2BG belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is DH2 2BG 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 2BG from the Census 2011.


  • 27%Children
  • 73%Adults

27% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 3% are aged 76 or more.


  • 41.7%Male
  • 58.3%Female

From the last census, 41.7% of people in DH22BG male, and 58.3% female. Women outnumber men in Chester-le-Street West Central.


  • 6%AB
  • 43%C2/C2
  • 51%DE

According to census records, 6% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 45%SINGLE
  • 30%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in DH2 2BG is 45%. Single and 'other' people is 55%.


  • 96%WHITE

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


  • 79.9%WORKING

10.7% 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 2BG, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

DH2 2BG Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around DH2 2BG, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in DH2 2BG

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

DH2 2BG Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around DH2 2BG reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

DH2 2BG Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area DH22BG. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in DH2 2BG

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the DH2 2BG area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near DH2 2BG

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to DH2 2BG.

Travel around DH2 2BG

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 2BG

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 2BG area.

Taxis near DH2 2BG

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near DH2 2BG, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near DH2 2BG

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near DH2 2BG


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around DH2 2BG.

What's on near DH2 2BG

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near DH2 2BG, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near DH2 2BG

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area DH2 2BG.

Hotels near DH2 2BG

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near DH2 2BG, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information DH2 2BG

Local Amenities

Banks near DH2 2BG


Find the nearest bank or building society in DH2 2BG. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near DH2 2BG

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the DH2 2BG postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near DH2 2BG



The nearest schools in the DH2 2BG area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near DH2 2BG

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 2BG

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 2BG


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near DH2 2BG.

Emergencies in DH2 2BG

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 2BG



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around DH2 2BG. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in DH2 2BG

Essential InformationDH2 2BG

DH22BG Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeDH2 2BG
Postal TownDurham
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

DH22BG Postal District

Compass Postal District

DH2 2BG 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 2BG.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Chester-le-Street0.8 miles E
Craghead3.4 miles W
Washington3.9 miles NE
West Rainton4.3 miles E
Witton Gilbert4.4 miles SW
Houghton Le Spring4.7 miles E
Tanfield5 miles W
Langley Park5.2 miles SW
Hetton Le Hole6 miles E
Annfield Plain6 miles W
Burnopfield6.1 miles W
Low Moorsley6.1 miles E
Gateshead6.2 miles N
Kyo6.2 miles W
Durham6.3 miles S
London240 miles SE
Glasgow124 miles NW
Edinburgh98 miles NW
Cardiff242 miles S
Liverpool115 miles SW
Southampton274 miles S
Saint Ives278 miles S

Council should not answer phone calls 'too quickly'

RESIDENTS will have no incentive to start accessing council services online if a local authority continues to improve its call answering times, a meeting has heard.

Northern Echo

Water flooding into road due to burst water main

A BURST main has resultedin water flooding into the road.

Northern Echo

Unspent school dinner money given back to short-changed parents

A NORTH-East school has become the first in the country to join a national campaign designed to stop students being short-changed with their lunch money.

Northern Echo

Football club that once didn't have enough players to compete wins trophy

A GRASSROOTS girls' football team that was on the verge of folding four years ago is celebrating winning a major trophy.

Northern Echo

Man wrongly accused of sexual assault ordered to pay 1,750 after running from police

A MAN'S judgement error on being arrested over a groping allegation he was never charged with, has left him with a 1,750 court bill.

Northern Echo

Burglar caught after leaving blood at the scene

A BURGLAR who raided a dental practice has been convicted after leaving blood at his own crime scene.

Northern Echo

Letters: 'Drivers have no idea how to use Darlington bus lane'

REGARDING the Tories' exciting new times in Darlington, let's hope they do something about the bus lane on North Road.

Northern Echo

Darlington bridge to permanently close to all traffic

A BRIDGE in Darlington has been permanently closed to traffic following a structural survey to assess its integrity.

Northern Echo

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