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Southend On Sea (SS15)

The SS15 postcode area is located in the Southend On Sea postcode town region, within the county of Essex, and contains a total of 806 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the SS15 postcode area, including Basildon, Benfleet, Canvey Island, Hockley, Leigh-On-Sea, Rayleigh, Rochford, Southend-On-Sea, Stanford-Le-Hope, Westcliff-On-Sea, Wickford which come under the local authority of the Basildon Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 18% of people in SS15 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 SS15 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The SS15 postcode covers an area in the west of the Southend-on-Sea district in Essex, located in the East of England.

SS15 is bordered to the south by the A127 road and to the north and west by the M25 motorway. It is situated north of the town of Basildon and west of the town of Southend-on-Sea. It consists mostly of suburban and rural areas.

The SS15 postcode district has a variety of housing types, from detached and semi-detached homes to purpose-built flats and apartments. It is has a very diverse population, with residents from a range of backgrounds and incomes.

The area also has a good selection of local amenities such as schools, supermarkets, banks, public parks, pubs and restaurants.

The area is well served by public transport routes, including bus, rail and underground services. The main bus route in the area is the A127, which links SS15 with Basildon and Southend-on-Sea. There are a number of railway stations in the SS15 postcode district, including Wickford, Pitsea and Upminster, all of which are served by London Underground and London Overground services.

Being located in the heart of Essex, the SS15 postcode district is surrounded by beautiful countryside, with woodland and nature parks nearby. The area is also close to a range of attractions, including lakes and reservoirs, museum and galleries, and a number of sporting and leisure centres.

Incrredibly, there are many tree species around the SS15 postcode, including ash, oak, hawthorn, and blackthorn, which are protected by the local council and conservationists. Additionally, the area boasts many species of plant life due to its subnational diversity.

Despite being a relatively small area in terms of population size, SS15 is home to a range of annual festivals and events, from the classic car show at the Southend-on-Sea Motor Museum, to the Acroyoga festival held at nearby Thorndon Country Park. The SS15 postcode district is also well known for its art scene, with a number of galleries and studios popping up in the area in recent years.

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  • 89%WORKING

11% of people in SS15 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%.


  • 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 Essex

SS15 is located in the county of Essex, in England.

Essex has a total population of 1,802,200, making it the 7th largest county in the UK.

Essex has a total area of 1417 square miles, and a population density of 491 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Essex Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSS15
Postal TownSouthend On Sea
MSOA NameBasildon 010
LSOA NameBasildon 010C
Local AuthorityBasildon
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

SS15 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SS15, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Noak Bridge
Noak Hill
Pipps Hill
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