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Newcastle Upon Tyne (NE27)

The NE27 postcode area is located in the Newcastle Upon Tyne postcode town region, within the county of Tyne and Wear, and contains a total of 376 individual postcodes.

There are 11 electoral wards in the NE27 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 North Tyneside Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 18% of people in NE27 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 NE27 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

NE27 is a postcode district in the Tyne and Wear region of North East England. It is located roughly in the central part of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne. NE27 is bounded to the east by the A19, and to the south by Molineux Road, while the western boundary line bifurcates from Molineux Road and heads north through Low Fell, Swalwell, and Chopwell. Other towns and villages of the postcode district include Ryton, Kibblesworth, and Newburn

As of the 2011 Census, the majority of the population living within the NE27 postcode district identified with the White British ethnic group. The Census also recorded residents of the postcode district to be of relatively above-average managerial and professional occupations, with the average weekly income of residents of the postcode district at 491.

The postcode district overlaps with the Gateshead North parliamentary constituency, with the incumbent Member of Parliament being Ian Mearns a Labour MP since 2010. NE27 is also situated in the Blaydon Ward of the Gateshead Council, whose current councillors are Councillor Helen Gobin (Labour Party) and Councillor Jennifer Biggs (Conservative Party).

Numerous transport links serve the area, including the Birtley Bus Station, Newcastle Central Railway Station, and Newcastle International Airport. The NE27 postcode district is accessible via major roads, such as the A167, A693, and A1 motorways.

As for shopping and leisure, the area has Quorum Retail Park in Benton, Fell Lane Shopping Centre in Low Fell, and the Tyne Tunnel Shopping Park in North Shields. Furthermore, there are also a few amenities offered in the area, including parks, historic sites, churches, and schools.

In terms of leisure activities, the North of Tyne area offers a range of activities, from fishing and birdwatching to cycling and hiking. There is also a visitable chapel on Molineaux Road that dates back to 1596. Other sites of interest include the Ryton Willows Nature Reserve, the Blaydon Race Memorial, and the Ryton Golf Club.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 90%WORKING

10% of people in NE27 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 18%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 27%DE

According to census records, 18% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 95%WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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NE27Tyne and Wear

Tyne and Wear

The county of Tyne and Wear

NE27 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 CodeNE27
Postal TownNewcastle Upon Tyne
MSOA NameNorth Tyneside 007
LSOA NameNorth Tyneside 007C
CountyTyne and Wear
RegionTyne and Wear
Local AuthorityNorth Tyneside
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

NE27 Electoral Wards

The postal region of NE27, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

East Holywell
New York
Seaton Delaval
West Allotment
West Holywell
West Monkseaton
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