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IntroductionNE1 7RU

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the NE1 7RU postcode area in Newcastle-upon-tyne.

We've got loads of statistics for NE1 7RU, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsNE1 7RU

What social class do the population of NE1 7RU belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is NE1 7RU in Newcastle-upon-tyne, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about NE1 7RU from the Census 2011.


  • 2%Children
  • 97%Adults

2% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 0% are aged 76 or more.


  • 25%Male
  • 75%Female

From the last census, 25% of people in NE17RU male, and 75% female. Women outnumber men in Westgate.


  • 16%AB
  • 67%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 16% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 90%SINGLE

The percentage of people who are married in NE1 7RU is 90%. Single and 'other' people is 10%.


  • 61%WHITE
  • 39%NON-WHITE

61% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 21.1%WORKING

2.8% 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 NE1 7RU, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

NE1 7RU Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around NE1 7RU, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in NE1 7RU

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

NE1 7RU Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around NE1 7RU reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

NE1 7RU Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area NE17RU. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in NE1 7RU

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the NE1 7RU area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near NE1 7RU

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to NE1 7RU.

Travel around NE1 7RU

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 NE1 7RU

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 NE1 7RU area.

Taxis near NE1 7RU

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near NE1 7RU, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near NE1 7RU

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near NE1 7RU


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around NE1 7RU.

What's on near NE1 7RU

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near NE1 7RU, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near NE1 7RU

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area NE1 7RU.

Hotels near NE1 7RU

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near NE1 7RU, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information NE1 7RU

Local Amenities

Banks near NE1 7RU


Find the nearest bank or building society in NE1 7RU. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near NE1 7RU

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the NE1 7RU postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near NE1 7RU



The nearest schools in the NE1 7RU area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near NE1 7RU

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 NE1 7RU

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 NE1 7RU


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near NE1 7RU.

Emergencies in NE1 7RU

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 NE1 7RU



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around NE1 7RU. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in NE1 7RU

Essential InformationNE1 7RU

NE17RU Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeNE1 7RU
Postal TownNewcastle-upon-tyne
Ward Name
CountyTyne and Wear
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

NE17RU Postal District

Compass Postal District

NE1 7RU postcode is located in the postal town of Newcastle-upon-tyne. Newcastle-upon-tyne 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 NE1 7RU.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Newcastle Upon Tyne0.6 miles N
Heaton1.3 miles E
Gosforth1.4 miles N
Wallsend2.3 miles E
Gateshead2.4 miles S
Felling2.8 miles E
Lemington3.3 miles W
Walker3.4 miles E
Blaydon3.5 miles W
Hebburn4 miles E
Newburn4.8 miles W
Dinnington5.5 miles NW
North Shields5.9 miles E
Cramlington6.1 miles N
Boldon6.3 miles E
London249 miles SE
Glasgow118 miles W
Edinburgh91 miles NW
Cardiff250 miles S
Liverpool122 miles SW
Southampton282 miles S
Saint Ives287 miles S

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