ZoomLocal Neighbourhood ReportNEIGHBOURHOOD REPORT
DH2 2HWLocal Map
Approximate address for DH2 2HW:
IntroductionDH2 2HW

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

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

DemographicsDH2 2HW

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


  • 23%Children
  • 76%Adults

23% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 8% are aged 76 or more.


  • 46.2%Male
  • 53.8%Female

From the last census, 46.2% of people in DH22HW male, and 53.8% female. Women outnumber men in Chester-le-Street North and East.


  • 10%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 41%DE

According to census records, 10% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 32%SINGLE
  • 43%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in DH2 2HW is 32%. Single and 'other' people is 67%.


  • 99%WHITE

99% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 88.2%WORKING

6.7% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

See all demographics for DH2 2HW

Discover DH2 2HW

People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in DH2 2HW, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

DH2 2HW Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in DH2 2HW

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

DH2 2HW Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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

DH2 2HW Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area DH22HW. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in DH2 2HW

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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

Job vacancies near DH2 2HW

Travel & Transport



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

Travel around DH2 2HW

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 2HW

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 2HW area.

Taxis near DH2 2HW

Car Parks

Car Parks

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

Car Parks near DH2 2HW

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near DH2 2HW


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

What's on near DH2 2HW

Local Attractions


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

Attractions near DH2 2HW

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near DH2 2HW

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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

Tourist Information DH2 2HW

Local Amenities

Banks near DH2 2HW


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

Banks near DH2 2HW

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near DH2 2HW



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

Schools near DH2 2HW

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 2HW

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 2HW


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in DH2 2HW

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 2HW



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

Libraries in DH2 2HW

Essential InformationDH2 2HW

DH22HW Postcode Breakdown

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

DH22HW Postal District

Compass Postal District

DH2 2HW 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 2HW.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Chester-le-Street1.2 miles SE
Craghead3.5 miles W
Washington3.6 miles NE
West Rainton4.7 miles SE
Houghton Le Spring4.8 miles E
Tanfield4.8 miles W
Witton Gilbert4.9 miles SW
Langley Park5.6 miles SW
Gateshead5.7 miles N
Burnopfield5.8 miles W
Annfield Plain6 miles W
Kyo6.1 miles W
Hetton Le Hole6.3 miles E
Felling6.3 miles N
Low Moorsley6.4 miles E
London241 miles SE
Glasgow123 miles NW
Edinburgh98 miles NW
Cardiff243 miles S
Liverpool116 miles SW
Southampton274 miles S
Saint Ives279 miles S

Man dies following crash on coast road

A MAN has died and a woman seriously injured in a crash on a coastal road.

Northern Echo

Two people taken to hospital after three-vehicle crash on A1(M) near Durham

TWO people were taken to hospital aftera three-vehicle crash on the A1(M) near Durham.

Northern Echo

Councils' lack of road infrastructure spending is 'risking investment'

COUNCILS across the region could miss out on future economic growth unless they increase investment in road maintenance and repairs, it has been claimed.

Northern Echo

Stars shine at Angel Trust ladies day

TENS of thousands of pounds has been raised for a North-East charity with an exciting event featuring live entertainment.

Northern Echo

Lucy Pittaway named UK's favourite artist

A NORTH-EAST artist has been crowned the UK's Most Popular Artist' for the second year running.

Northern Echo

Darlington man's rail bridge threats delayed East Coast Mainline

A MAN caused 3,000 worth of delays on the East Coast Mainline after climbing on to a bridge near Darlington Rail Station and jumping on and off the track.

Northern Echo

Burglars stole cash from charity shop

THREE burglars who stole takings from a charity shop after smashing their way in have appeared in court.

Northern Echo

Emergency services called to crash in Newton Aycliffe

EMERGENCY services attendedacrash in Newton Aycliffe.

Northern Echo

From the Postcode Area blog

Death of the High Street?

Death of the High Street?

The BBC reports that despite councils' attempts to kurb them, the UK's high streets have seen a huge growth in fast food outlets. Could this mark the death knell for the Great British high street, and what can we do about it to halt its decline?

Read more

Discrimination by Postcode

Discrimination by Postcode

You really couldn't make it up, could you? Some of the country's most vulnerable people are missing out on their weekly £25 Cold Weather Payment, just because the system that's in operation is discriminating against them because payments are based on postcode, rather than geographic location.

Read more

The Redesign is Underway

The Redesign is Underway

Well, the current website was absolutely in dire need of a good redesign - from the ground up. So I set out to pull it all apart and get it up and running again to become the most comprehensive guide to every postcode in the UK. And it's been a long, tough job from start to finish - and quite possibly the biggest project I've ever undertaken.

Read more

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

No wonder the younger generation are getting more and more frustrated with money - new research has revealed that even with a 10% deposit, 25-34 year olds are struggling to afford even the CHEAPEST houses on the market. Is there a solution to the 'impossible challenge'?

Read more