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Newcastle Upon Tyne (NE1)

The NE1 postcode area is located in the Newcastle Upon Tyne postcode town region, within the county of Tyne and Wear, and contains a total of 1301 individual postcodes.

There are 2 electoral wards in the NE1 postcode area, including Alnwick, Ashington, Bamburgh, Bedlington, Belford, Blaydon-On-Tyne, Blyth, Boldon Colliery, Chathill, Choppington, Corbridge, Cramlington, East Boldon, Gateshead, Haltwhistle, Hebburn, Hexham, Jarrow, Morpeth, Newbiggin-By-The-Sea, Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Shields, Prudhoe, Riding Mill, Rowlands Gill, Ryton, Seahouses, South Shields, Stocksfield, Wallsend, Washington, Whitley Bay, Wooler, Wylam which come under the local authority of the Newcastle upon Tyne Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 21% of people in NE1 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of NE1 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The NE1 postcode covers a small area of the Newcastle Upon Tyne district in the North East of England, centred primarily on the city centre and the Quayside area. Its boundaries are roughly defined by the River Tyne and its tributaries, and in the South and East by the A186 and A184.

The postcode covers a large variety of different areas, including the Quayside area a popular waterfront with cafes, bars and art galleries as well as the city centre with its thriving retail, leisure and entertainment scene, with a range of shops, pubs and restaurants.

The Monument Metro station is located within the boundaries of the postcode, allowing residents and visitors easy access to the city centre, North Shields and South Shields. Other attractions within the postcode area include Grey's Monument, one of the city's most iconic landmarks, and the Black Gate, part of Newcastle Castle.

The postcode provides residents with access to a variety of parks, green spaces and places of educational and historical interest, such as James Callaghan Square and the former Central Railway Station. There are also a number of high-rise residential buildings, which provide accommodation to students and professionals working in the local area.

The postcode area is served by St James' Park, home to Newcastle United Football Club and a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.

Furthermore, the postcode includes Grainger Town, a conservation area in the city centre which contains a range of architectural treasures and retail outlets, as well as some of the city's best-known buildings such as The Mansion House, Theatre Royal and The Laing Art Gallery.

There is a range of transport options available in the NE1 postcode area, including buses and trains, and cycle lanes have been installed to encourage more sustainable travel.

TheNE1 postcode area offers a balanced mix of culture, shopping, leisure and entertainment options, as well as easy access to the rest of Tyneside and the wider North East region.

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  • 53%WORKING

47% of people in NE1 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 21%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 25%DE

According to census records, 21% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 66%WHITE
  • 34%NON-WHITE

66% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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NE1Tyne and Wear

Tyne and Wear

The county of Tyne and Wear

NE1 is located in the county of Tyne and Wear, in England.

Tyne and Wear has a total population of 1,128,800, making it the 16th largest county in the UK.

Tyne and Wear has a total area of 210 square miles, and a population density of 2090 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Tyne and Wear Postal Town Map
Outward CodeNE1
Postal TownNewcastle Upon Tyne
MSOA NameNewcastle upon Tyne 024
LSOA NameNewcastle upon Tyne 024H
CountyTyne and Wear
RegionTyne and Wear
Local AuthorityNewcastle upon Tyne
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

NE1 Electoral Wards

The postal region of NE1, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Newcastle upon Tyne
West Jesmond
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CM, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Handy. noisy.very polluted.amenities.nothing from the council leisure facilities (WHAT)

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