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IntroductionDH2 3AF

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the DH2 3AF postcode area in Durham.

We've got loads of statistics for DH2 3AF, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsDH2 3AF

What social class do the population of DH2 3AF belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is DH2 3AF 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 3AF from the Census 2011.


  • 20%Children
  • 80%Adults

20% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 9% are aged 76 or more.


  • 53.1%Male
  • 46.9%Female

From the last census, 53.1% of people in DH23AF male, and 46.9% female. Men outnumber women in Chester-le-Street South.


  • 9%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 40%DE

According to census records, 9% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 33%SINGLE
  • 35%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in DH2 3AF is 33%. Single and 'other' people is 67%.


  • 100%WHITE

100% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 89.5%WORKING

5.4% 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 3AF, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

DH2 3AF Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around DH2 3AF, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in DH2 3AF

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

DH2 3AF Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around DH2 3AF reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

DH2 3AF Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area DH23AF. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in DH2 3AF

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the DH2 3AF area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near DH2 3AF

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to DH2 3AF.

Travel around DH2 3AF

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 3AF

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 3AF area.

Taxis near DH2 3AF

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near DH2 3AF, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near DH2 3AF

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near DH2 3AF


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around DH2 3AF.

What's on near DH2 3AF

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near DH2 3AF, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near DH2 3AF

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area DH2 3AF.

Hotels near DH2 3AF

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near DH2 3AF, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information DH2 3AF

Local Amenities

Banks near DH2 3AF


Find the nearest bank or building society in DH2 3AF. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near DH2 3AF

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the DH2 3AF postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near DH2 3AF



The nearest schools in the DH2 3AF area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near DH2 3AF

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 3AF

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 3AF


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near DH2 3AF.

Emergencies in DH2 3AF

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 3AF



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around DH2 3AF. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in DH2 3AF

Essential InformationDH2 3AF

DH23AF Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeDH2 3AF
Postal TownDurham
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

DH23AF Postal District

Compass Postal District

DH2 3AF 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 3AF.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Chester-le-Street0.6 miles E
Craghead3.4 miles W
West Rainton4 miles E
Witton Gilbert4 miles SW
Washington4.3 miles NE
Houghton Le Spring4.6 miles E
Langley Park4.8 miles SW
Tanfield5.2 miles W
Hetton Le Hole5.8 miles E
Low Moorsley5.8 miles E
Durham5.8 miles S
Annfield Plain6 miles W
Sherburn Hill6.1 miles SE
Burnopfield6.3 miles NW
Kyo6.4 miles W
London240 miles SE
Glasgow124 miles NW
Edinburgh98 miles NW
Cardiff242 miles S
Liverpool115 miles SW
Southampton273 miles S
Saint Ives278 miles S

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Northern Echo

Spice Girls tour: Sneak preview of set-up for Sunderland gig

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Northern Echo

Affordable housing plan for huge estate

PLANS have been submitted to boost the volume of affordable housing on a 925-home estate.

Northern Echo

Police and fire services under spotlight

HOUSEHOLDERS across North Yorkshire are being urged to question and scrutinise leaders of the police and fire and rescue service over the impact of cuts in police cells and equality and diversity.

Northern Echo

Son used mother's money illegally

A MAN given power of attorney to oversee finances on behalf of his dementia-suffering mother regularly dipped into her funds for personal and family payments, a court was told.

Northern Echo

Darlington sex offender who locked child victim in box jailed for 15 years

A MAN has been jailed for 15 years after being found guilty of child cruelty and indecently assaulting a child.

Northern Echo

Two vehicles involved in A177 accident near Sedgefield

Police were called to an accident on the A177 near Sedgefield on Tuesday afternoon.

Northern Echo

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