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Nottingham (NG4)

The NG4 postcode area is located in the Nottingham postcode town region, within the county of Nottinghamshire, and contains a total of 1138 individual postcodes.

There are 7 electoral wards in the NG4 postcode area, including Grantham, Mansfield, Newark, Nottingham, Sleaford, Southwell, Sutton-In-Ashfield which come under the local authority of the Gedling Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 19% of people in NG4 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 NG4 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The NG4 postcode covers a large part of Nottingham, including parts of Sherwood, Carlton, Netherfield, Colwick, and Gedling. It includes both urban and rural areas and is divided into ten different delivery areas.

The NG4 postcode consists mostly of suburban areas with a small amount of countryside. Sherwood is a densely populated area with many high-rise buildings and is home to the famous Nottingham Castle. Netherfield is made up of mainly housing developments, with a few industrial estates. Carlton and Colwick are mostly residential areas, but there are also plenty of green spaces such as Colwick Park and Carlton Hill, as well as some industrial estates located around Netherfield. Gedling includes the village of Arnold, where the Grade I listed manor house Averham Park is situated.

The majority of shops, amenities, and services in the NG4 postcode are located in the nearby towns of Arnold, Sherwood, and Netherfield, where residents have access to supermarkets, health services, cafes and restaurants, recreational facilities, and public transport links.

The area is home to several educational institutions, including The University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham Academy, Nottingham High School, and Private Schools Nottingham.

The Nottinghamshire county council are responsible for the administration of the postcode area and the provision of services such as policing, rubbish collection, and roads and pavements maintenance, while Nottingham City Council are responsible for local elections and prosecuting crime.

Other key organisations located within the postcode area include the Nottingham Urban Area Partnership, Nottinghamshire County Council's Waste Management Department, Nottinghamshire Healthcare, and various housing associations.

NG4 is well served by the East Midlands Trains line, which runs from Nottingham to Sheffield, connecting Nottingham with the rest of the East Midlands area. The postcode is close to junction 26 of the M1 motorway, providing easy access to Derby and Leicester.

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  • 89%WORKING

11% of people in NG4 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 19%AB
  • 58%C2/C2
  • 24%DE

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


  • 87%WHITE
  • 13%NON-WHITE

87% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Nottinghamshire

NG4 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 CodeNG4
Postal TownNottingham
MSOA NameGedling 014
LSOA NameGedling 014C
Local AuthorityGedling
Area ClassificationUrban with Minor Conurbation

NG4 Electoral Wards

The postal region of NG4, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Burton Joyce
Stoke Bardolph
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