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IntroductionDH2 3EE

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

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

DemographicsDH2 3EE

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


  • 15%Children
  • 84%Adults

15% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 12% are aged 76 or more.


  • 51.1%Male
  • 48.9%Female

From the last census, 51.1% of people in DH23EE male, and 48.9% female. Men outnumber women in Chester-le-Street South.


  • 26%AB
  • 59%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 26% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 18%SINGLE
  • 66%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in DH2 3EE is 18%. Single and 'other' people is 81%.


  • 98%WHITE

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


  • 92.5%WORKING

1.9% 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 3EE, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

DH2 3EE Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in DH2 3EE

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

DH2 3EE Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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

DH2 3EE Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area DH23EE. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in DH2 3EE

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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

Job vacancies near DH2 3EE

Travel & Transport



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

Travel around DH2 3EE

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 3EE

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 3EE area.

Taxis near DH2 3EE

Car Parks

Car Parks

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

Car Parks near DH2 3EE

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near DH2 3EE


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

What's on near DH2 3EE

Local Attractions


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

Attractions near DH2 3EE

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near DH2 3EE

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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

Tourist Information DH2 3EE

Local Amenities

Banks near DH2 3EE


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

Banks near DH2 3EE

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near DH2 3EE



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

Schools near DH2 3EE

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 3EE

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 3EE


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in DH2 3EE

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 3EE



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

Libraries in DH2 3EE

Essential InformationDH2 3EE

DH23EE Postcode Breakdown

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

DH23EE Postal District

Compass Postal District

DH2 3EE 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 3EE.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Chester-le-Street0.6 miles E
Craghead3.4 miles W
Witton Gilbert3.9 miles SW
West Rainton3.9 miles E
Washington4.4 miles NE
Houghton Le Spring4.6 miles E
Langley Park4.7 miles SW
Tanfield5.3 miles W
Durham5.6 miles S
Low Moorsley5.7 miles E
Hetton Le Hole5.7 miles E
Sherburn Hill5.9 miles SE
Annfield Plain6 miles W
Lanchester6.4 miles W
Burnopfield6.5 miles NW
London240 miles SE
Glasgow124 miles NW
Edinburgh99 miles NW
Cardiff242 miles S
Liverpool115 miles SW
Southampton273 miles S
Saint Ives278 miles S

Road closures now in place for Radio One Big Weekend in Middlesbrough

DRIVERS are being urged to plan their journeys in advance as road closures are now in place in Middlesbrough for the Radio One Big Weekend event.

Northern Echo

Jail sentence for serial shoplifter and dangerous driver

A SERIAL shoplifter, with an appalling record for motoring misdemeanours, has answered for a series of such offences last year.

Northern Echo

Judge orders psychiatric assessment of teenager

A JUDGE has ordered a psychiatric assessment of a teenager who repeatedly breached a court order forbidding him from contacting or approaching his mother.

Northern Echo

Freddie's fight continues as youngster in intensive care

A FUNDRAISING campaign for a little boy with an aggressive form of cancer is nearing its target but Freddie's fight is not over yet and he was last night in intensive care.

Northern Echo

Watch: Drone pilot captures aftermath of large woodland fire

FIREFIGHTERS have been dealing with an extensive woodland fire nearthe A181, at Old Keepers Woodbetween Wheatley Hill and Wingate overnight.

Northern Echo

10 arrested in connection to alleged abuse of patients at Whorlton Hall

TEN people have been arrested in connection with the alleged abuse of patients at a private hospital in County Durham.

Northern Echo

Man in custody after cannabis farm uncovered in Sacriston

A CANNABIS farm has been uncovered at a house in Sacriston.

Northern Echo

Conman told to pay back every penny' to his victim

A CONMAN who grossly overcharged a 64-year-old woman for odd jobs about her house has been told he must pay her back.

Northern Echo

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