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IntroductionDH2 2LU

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

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

DemographicsDH2 2LU

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


  • 15%Children
  • 85%Adults

15% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 10% are aged 76 or more.


  • 33.3%Male
  • 66.7%Female

From the last census, 33.3% of people in DH22LU male, and 66.7% female. Women outnumber men in Chester-le-Street North and East.


  • 22%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 23%DE

According to census records, 22% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 22%SINGLE
  • 62%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in DH2 2LU is 22%. Single and 'other' people is 78%.


  • 99%WHITE

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


  • 92.8%WORKING

2.3% 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 2LU, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

DH2 2LU Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in DH2 2LU

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

DH2 2LU Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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

DH2 2LU Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area DH22LU. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in DH2 2LU

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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

Job vacancies near DH2 2LU

Travel & Transport



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

Travel around DH2 2LU

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 2LU

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 2LU area.

Taxis near DH2 2LU

Car Parks

Car Parks

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

Car Parks near DH2 2LU

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near DH2 2LU


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

What's on near DH2 2LU

Local Attractions


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

Attractions near DH2 2LU

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near DH2 2LU

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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

Tourist Information DH2 2LU

Local Amenities

Banks near DH2 2LU


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

Banks near DH2 2LU

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near DH2 2LU



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

Schools near DH2 2LU

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 2LU

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 2LU


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in DH2 2LU

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 2LU



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

Libraries in DH2 2LU

Essential InformationDH2 2LU

DH22LU Postcode Breakdown

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

DH22LU Postal District

Compass Postal District

DH2 2LU 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 2LU.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Chester-le-Street1.3 miles SE
Craghead3.3 miles W
Washington3.7 miles NE
Tanfield4.7 miles W
West Rainton4.8 miles E
Witton Gilbert4.9 miles SW
Houghton Le Spring4.9 miles E
Langley Park5.5 miles SW
Gateshead5.7 miles N
Burnopfield5.7 miles W
Annfield Plain5.9 miles W
Kyo6 miles W
Felling6.3 miles N
Hetton Le Hole6.4 miles E
Low Moorsley6.6 miles E
London241 miles SE
Glasgow123 miles NW
Edinburgh98 miles NW
Cardiff243 miles S
Liverpool116 miles SW
Southampton274 miles S
Saint Ives279 miles S

Old meets new in this house on the market for 825,000 - take a look inside

ORIGINALLY a farmhouse named Tinten by its first owner, the rector of Romaldkirk and father of Captain Bligh, commander of HMS Bounty and sailing master on Captain Cook's third and fatal voyage to the&hellip

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33 out of 34 North-East beaches rated Excellent or Good for bathing

POPULAR bathing spots in the region have been tested for their water quality as the summer season approaches.

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Police found cannabis farm worth 100,000

A VIETNAMESE man who ran a huge cannabis factory out of his home has been jailed after police seized 100,000 worth of drugs.

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As a campaign launches to save the world's oldest railway institute, we look at its history

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to save the world's oldest railway institute which could close within a year.

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Foal rescued after becoming trapped in ditch

A FOAL has been rescued after it became trapped in a ditch.

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'Forever home' for disabled hedgehogs on Northallerton High Street

A BUSINESSWOMAN has vowed to give two disabled hedgehogs their forever home after opening a safe haven at the back of her showroom.

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Fighting talk at medieval fayre

A COMMUNITY in the North-East was transported back to the Middle Ages over the weekend.

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Families remember loved ones with floating lanterns at North-East lake

FAMILIES came together for a poignant lake-side ceremony to remember loved ones and support a North-East hospice.

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