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IntroductionME1 1SH

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the ME1 1SH postcode area in Medway.

We've got loads of statistics for ME1 1SH, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsME1 1SH

What social class do the population of ME1 1SH belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is ME1 1SH in Medway, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about ME1 1SH from the Census 2011.


  • 16%Children
  • 85%Adults

16% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 7% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in ME11SH male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Rochester West.


  • 34%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 34% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 42%SINGLE
  • 37%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in ME1 1SH is 42%. Single and 'other' people is 60%.


  • 88%WHITE
  • 11%NON-WHITE

88% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 87.2%WORKING

4.5% 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 ME1 1SH, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

ME1 1SH Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around ME1 1SH, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in ME1 1SH

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

ME1 1SH Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around ME1 1SH reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

ME1 1SH Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area ME11SH. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in ME1 1SH

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the ME1 1SH area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near ME1 1SH

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to ME1 1SH.

Travel around ME1 1SH

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 ME1 1SH

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 ME1 1SH area.

Taxis near ME1 1SH

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near ME1 1SH, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near ME1 1SH

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near ME1 1SH


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around ME1 1SH.

What's on near ME1 1SH

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near ME1 1SH, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near ME1 1SH

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area ME1 1SH.

Hotels near ME1 1SH

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near ME1 1SH, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information ME1 1SH

Local Amenities

Banks near ME1 1SH


Find the nearest bank or building society in ME1 1SH. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near ME1 1SH

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the ME1 1SH postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near ME1 1SH



The nearest schools in the ME1 1SH area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near ME1 1SH

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 ME1 1SH

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 ME1 1SH


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near ME1 1SH.

Emergencies in ME1 1SH

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 ME1 1SH



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around ME1 1SH. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in ME1 1SH

Essential InformationME1 1SH

ME11SH Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeME1 1SH
Postal TownMedway
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

ME11SH Postal District

Compass Postal District

ME1 1SH postcode is located in the postal town of Medway. Medway 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 ME1 1SH.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Strood0.2 miles SE
Chatham0.8 miles E
Rochester0.8 miles E
Brompton1.8 miles E
Shorne3 miles W
Gillingham3.1 miles E
Higham3.6 miles NW
Holborough4.2 miles SW
Cobham4.3 miles W
Luddesdown4.4 miles W
Cliffe4.5 miles N
Cliffe-at-Hoo4.5 miles N
Halling4.6 miles SW
East Tilbury4.7 miles N
Cooling4.7 miles N
London28 miles W
Glasgow358 miles NW
Edinburgh346 miles NW
Cardiff159 miles W
Liverpool201 miles NW
Southampton89 miles W
Saint Ives108 miles W

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A Hollywood star is rumoured to be filming in Kent for the next two nights.

Kent Online

Burglars jailed after crime spree across town

Two burglars are behind bars after a spate of thefts from properties but were caught in the act fleeing a property they were attempting to raid.

Kent Online

Knife seize leads to charge

A knife-seized from car roof lining has led to a man being charged with a weapon offence.

Kent Online

Bradford City 1-1 Gillingham

Relegated Bradford end a run of seven defeats by drawing with Gillingham, who virtually secure League One survival with the point.

BBC News

Former gang member Robert Bragg regrets knife crime

A reformed gang member is helping warn Kent children about the dangers of knife crime.

BBC News

Recovering addict dies after relapse

A recovering heroin addict who had responded well to rehab died after a relapse, an inquest has heard.

Kent Online

Prime Brighton retail park acquired for 32m

CCLA Investment Management has bought a retail park in Brighton for 32m at a 5.5% net initial yield.

Property Week

Investigation into man's death at Borough Green roundabout

Police are appealing for information and witnesses following the death of the man.

BBC News

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