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IntroductionDH2 2DR

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

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

DemographicsDH2 2DR

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


  • 18%Children
  • 82%Adults

18% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 15% are aged 76 or more.


  • 41.3%Male
  • 58.7%Female

From the last census, 41.3% of people in DH22DR male, and 58.7% female. Women outnumber men in Chester-le-Street West Central.


  • 8%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 41%DE

According to census records, 8% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 28%SINGLE
  • 42%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in DH2 2DR is 28%. Single and 'other' people is 72%.


  • 98%WHITE

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


  • 84.6%WORKING

10.5% 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 2DR, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

DH2 2DR Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in DH2 2DR

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

DH2 2DR Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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

DH2 2DR Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area DH22DR. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in DH2 2DR

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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

Job vacancies near DH2 2DR

Travel & Transport



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

Travel around DH2 2DR

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 2DR

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 2DR area.

Taxis near DH2 2DR

Car Parks

Car Parks

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

Car Parks near DH2 2DR

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near DH2 2DR


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

What's on near DH2 2DR

Local Attractions


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

Attractions near DH2 2DR

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near DH2 2DR

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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

Tourist Information DH2 2DR

Local Amenities

Banks near DH2 2DR


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

Banks near DH2 2DR

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near DH2 2DR



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

Schools near DH2 2DR

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 2DR

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 2DR


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in DH2 2DR

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 2DR



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

Libraries in DH2 2DR

Essential InformationDH2 2DR

DH22DR Postcode Breakdown

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

DH22DR Postal District

Compass Postal District

DH2 2DR 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 2DR.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Chester-le-Street0.8 miles E
Craghead3.2 miles W
Witton Gilbert4.1 miles SW
West Rainton4.3 miles E
Washington4.3 miles NE
Houghton Le Spring4.8 miles E
Langley Park4.9 miles SW
Tanfield5 miles W
Annfield Plain5.8 miles W
Hetton Le Hole6 miles E
Durham6 miles S
Low Moorsley6 miles E
Burnopfield6.1 miles NW
Kyo6.2 miles W
Sherburn Hill6.3 miles SE
London240 miles SE
Glasgow124 miles NW
Edinburgh98 miles NW
Cardiff242 miles S
Liverpool115 miles SW
Southampton273 miles S
Saint Ives278 miles S

Police incident disrupts Big Weekend traffic in Middlesbrough

DRIVERS trying to get near the Big Weekend site in Middlesbrough's Stewart Park suffered delays after an incident closedthe A174 in both directions.

Northern Echo

First holiday flights in five years take off from Durham Tees Valley

THE first holiday flights to take off from DurhamTees Valley Airport in five years lifted off this weekend.

Northern Echo

Man admits making death threats against MP

AN MP has spoken of his relief after a man who made death threats against him was convicted.

Northern Echo

SAFC fans help charity net more than 30k

SUNDERLAND AFC's official charity has smashed its 30,000 fundraising target.

Northern Echo

Newton Aycliffe hit-and-run driver who knocked down boy may face further charges

THE possibility of more charges being brought against a banned driver who knocked down a teenager crossing a road must await the outcome of further medical tests on the boy.

Northern Echo

Watch as Lewis Capaldi serves customers at Middlesbrough Greggs ahead of Big Weekend appearance

Singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi has thrilled music fans by going undercover to serve in a Greggs bakers.

Northern Echo

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.

Northern Echo

73-year-old man jailed for sex offences over a ten year period

A 73-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed after sexually abusing young children over a period of ten years.

Northern Echo

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