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Newcastle Upon Tyne (NE15)

The NE15 postcode area is located in the Newcastle Upon Tyne postcode town region, within the county of Northumberland, and contains a total of 1115 individual postcodes.

There are 33 electoral wards in the NE15 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 Northumberland Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 19% of people in NE15 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 NE15 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

NE15 postcode covers many areas in and around Newcastle upon Tyne, including part of the city centre, Jesmond, Gosforth, Fawdon, and some outlying areas. It is considered one of the most affluent postcodes in the city as it has many affluent residential areas, as well as good transport links to the city centre.

The main shopping areas in NE15 include Gosforth High Street, with a range of independent shops, bars, and restaurants. There is also a large Sainsbury's store in the area. Jesmond is a popular destination for students, with its numerous bars and eateries. Furthermore, Newcastle city centre benefits from the train station in the area, which allows for quick and easy access to the nearby universities.

In terms of leisure and culture, NE15 offers several parks and greenspaces. Armstrong Park, near Jesmond, offers pleasant gardens with a fishing lake, while Killingworth Lake is a well-known area of countryside perfect for walking and cycling. Other activities include Tenpin bowling at Metrodome, live music and shows at the Playhouse Theatre, and a buzzing nightlife in Newcastle city centre.

Education wise, the area has several nearby primary and secondary schools, as well as Newcastle College located in the city centre. It is also home to two of Newcastle University's main campuses: the Armstrong Building and the Northern Research Park.

When it comes to property, NE15 is home to some of the most desirable residential properties in the city. There are several large family homes available, as well as modern apartments, all set against beautiful streets and well-maintained neighbourhoods.

NE15 is an affluent postcode which offers all the amenities required for a comfortable lifestyle. Residents have access to excellent shops, pubs, parks, and good transport links. It is also perfect for students, with its easy access to universities, and home to some of the most desirable properties in Newcastle.

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  • 88%WORKING

12% of people in NE15 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 19%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 30%DE

According to census records, 19% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 93%WHITE

93% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Northumberland

NE15 is located in the county of Northumberland, in England.

Northumberland has a total population of 316,000, making it the 44th largest county in the UK.

Northumberland has a total area of 1936 square miles, and a population density of 63 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Northumberland Postal Town Map
Outward CodeNE15
Postal TownNewcastle Upon Tyne
MSOA NameNorthumberland 034
LSOA NameNorthumberland 034D
Local AuthorityNorthumberland
Area ClassificationUnclassified

NE15 Electoral Wards

The postal region of NE15, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Bank Top
Bar Moor
Bell's Close
Black Callerton
Callerton Lane End
Clara Vale
Denton Burn
East Denton
Harlow Hill
High Callerton
Kenton Bankfoot
Kenton Bar
Kingston Park
Newbiggin Hall Estate
North Walbottle
West Denton
Browse Postcodes in NE15

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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (NE) and estimated address.

Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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