ZoomLocal Neighbourhood ReportNEIGHBOURHOOD REPORT
SY24 5JZLocal Map
Approximate address for SY24 5JZ:
IntroductionSY24 5JZ

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the SY24 5JZ postcode area in Shrewsbury.

We've got loads of statistics for SY24 5JZ, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsSY24 5JZ

What social class do the population of SY24 5JZ belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is SY24 5JZ in Shrewsbury, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about SY24 5JZ from the Census 2011.


  • 17%Children
  • 84%Adults

17% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 10% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in SY245JZ male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Borth.


  • 26%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 23%DE

According to census records, 26% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 32%SINGLE
  • 45%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in SY24 5JZ is 32%. Single and 'other' people is 67%.


  • 99%WHITE

99% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 90.4%WORKING

3.4% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

See all demographics for SY24 5JZ

Discover SY24 5JZ

People and Demographics

SY24 5JZ
People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in SY24 5JZ, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

SY24 5JZ Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around SY24 5JZ, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in SY24 5JZ

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

SY24 5JZ Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around SY24 5JZ reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

SY24 5JZ Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area SY245JZ. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in SY24 5JZ

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the SY24 5JZ area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near SY24 5JZ

Travel & Transport

SY24 5JZ


Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to SY24 5JZ.

Travel around SY24 5JZ

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 SY24 5JZ

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 SY24 5JZ area.

Taxis near SY24 5JZ

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near SY24 5JZ, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near SY24 5JZ

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

SY24 5JZ
Events near SY24 5JZ


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around SY24 5JZ.

What's on near SY24 5JZ

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near SY24 5JZ, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near SY24 5JZ

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area SY24 5JZ.

Hotels near SY24 5JZ

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near SY24 5JZ, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information SY24 5JZ

Local Amenities

SY24 5JZ
Banks near SY24 5JZ


Find the nearest bank or building society in SY24 5JZ. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near SY24 5JZ

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the SY24 5JZ postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near SY24 5JZ



The nearest schools in the SY24 5JZ area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near SY24 5JZ

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 SY24 5JZ

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 SY24 5JZ


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near SY24 5JZ.

Emergencies in SY24 5JZ

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 SY24 5JZ



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around SY24 5JZ. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in SY24 5JZ

Essential InformationSY24 5JZ

SY245JZ Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeSY24 5JZ
Postal TownShrewsbury
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area Classification

SY245JZ Postal District

Compass Postal District

SY24 5JZ postcode is located in the postal town of Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury 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 SY24 5JZ.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Aberdovey2.3 miles NE
Aberystwyth7.1 miles S
Machynlleth10.2 miles E
Yspytty Cyfyn12.4 miles E
Arthog12.6 miles N
Corris12.9 miles NE
Llanrhystyd15.7 miles S
Pennant17.1 miles E
Llannon17.2 miles S
Llanelltyd17.2 miles NE
Pontrhydfendigaid19.1 miles SE
Caron Uwch19.7 miles SE
London183 miles E
Glasgow229 miles N
Edinburgh239 miles N
Cardiff79 miles SE
Liverpool76 miles NE
Southampton161 miles SE
Saint Ives152 miles SE

From the Postcode Area blog

Death of the High Street?

Death of the High Street?

The BBC reports that despite councils' attempts to kurb them, the UK's high streets have seen a huge growth in fast food outlets. Could this mark the death knell for the Great British high street, and what can we do about it to halt its decline?

Read more

Discrimination by Postcode

Discrimination by Postcode

You really couldn't make it up, could you? Some of the country's most vulnerable people are missing out on their weekly £25 Cold Weather Payment, just because the system that's in operation is discriminating against them because payments are based on postcode, rather than geographic location.

Read more

The Redesign is Underway

The Redesign is Underway

Well, the current website was absolutely in dire need of a good redesign - from the ground up. So I set out to pull it all apart and get it up and running again to become the most comprehensive guide to every postcode in the UK. And it's been a long, tough job from start to finish - and quite possibly the biggest project I've ever undertaken.

Read more

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

No wonder the younger generation are getting more and more frustrated with money - new research has revealed that even with a 10% deposit, 25-34 year olds are struggling to afford even the CHEAPEST houses on the market. Is there a solution to the 'impossible challenge'?

Read more