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Nottingham (NG2)

The NG2 postcode area is located in the Nottingham postcode town region, within the county of Nottinghamshire, and contains a total of 1955 individual postcodes.

There are 9 electoral wards in the NG2 postcode area, including Grantham, Mansfield, Newark, Nottingham, Sleaford, Southwell, Sutton-In-Ashfield which come under the local authority of the Nottingham Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 35% of people in NG2 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 NG2 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

NG2 postcode is in Nottingham, England, and covers a number of suburbs in its area including Bramcote, Beeston, Clifton, Wollaton, Lenton Abbey, Strelley, and Attenborough. It is located in the ceremonial county of Nottinghamshire and the historic county of Nottinghamshire and is part of the NG postcode area. Postal districts are allocated to postcode areas, which is why part of the NG postcode is NG2.

The NG2 postcode area lies within the Nottingham North post town, which includes a number of districts within the Greater Nottingham area. Other areas included in this post town are St Ann's, The Meadows, Lenton Rise, Bilborough, Aspley, Wilford, Gamston, and Radford.

It is a largely residential area, with excellent transport links. It is bordered by other postcode areas such as NG3, NG4, NG5 and NG13. It is near a number of motorways, including the A52 to Leicester, the M1, A453 and A52 to Derby, as well as the A613 and A60 connecting the area to other towns and cities.

The area is served by Nottingham Express Transit with convenient bus links to the city centre and other towns and cities. The main shopping destination is the intu Victoria Centre, a large indoor shopping centre surrounded by a number of smaller retail outlets.

NG2 also has some well-known attractions, such as Highfields Park and Nottingham Castle. The National Ice Centre also lies within the area and offers a range of skating sessions and ice activities. There are also a number of theatres and cinemas in the area, such as Beeston Theatre, Broadway Cinema, Nottingham Playhouse, The Theatre Royal and Cinema de Luxe.

There are a number of educational establishments located in the postcode, such as the University of Nottingham, with campuses in Jubilee Campus and Sutton Bonington, Nottingham Trent University and the University of Derby.

In terms of crime rates, according to the UK Crime Statistics, NG2 has a fairly low rate of crime compared to other postcodes in the UK.

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  • 79%WORKING

21% of people in NG2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 35%AB
  • 45%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

According to census records, 35% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 71%WHITE
  • 29%NON-WHITE

71% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Nottinghamshire

NG2 is located in the county of Nottinghamshire, in England.

Nottinghamshire has a total population of 1,136,000, making it the 15th largest county in the UK.

Nottinghamshire has a total area of 834 square miles, and a population density of 526 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Nottinghamshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeNG2
Postal TownNottingham
MSOA NameNottingham 028
LSOA NameNottingham 028F
Local AuthorityNottingham
Area ClassificationUrban with Minor Conurbation

NG2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of NG2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Fairham Brook
The Meadows
St Ann's
West Bridgford
Browse Postcodes in NG2

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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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The lido will be open to the public this Saturday

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Flowers left on banks of river close to where 14-year-old boy died

A 13-year-old was left in a critical condition following the incident over the weekend

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Pair jailed over violent bus stop robbery attempts

One teenage victim had to go to hospital with head and face injuries after being targeted.

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Bar may be forced to rip up outdoor decking area

The outdoor space has been used for seven years but a previous owner failed to get consent.

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A 'water quality' tannoy announcement was made on the packed beach at Barry Island in the Vale of Glamorgan on Saturday, May 18

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Airport drone warning ahead of Download Festival

Counter-drone officers were deployed in 2023 due to a pilot entering restricted airspace.

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