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Sunderland (SR4)

The SR4 postcode area is located in the Sunderland postcode town region, within the county of Tyne and Wear, and contains a total of 1186 individual postcodes.

There are 17 electoral wards in the SR4 postcode area, including Peterlee, Seaham, Sunderland which come under the local authority of the Sunderland Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 11% of people in SR4 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 SR4 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The SR4 postcode in the Sunderland district is located in the North East of England. It covers an area of approximately 11 square miles and consists of the suburbs of Ford Estate, Red House, Pallion, Castletown, Grangetown, High Barnes, Plains Farm, South Hetton and Elstob.

SR4 is very diverse, featuring a variety of housing types from modern developments to older terraced houses. It has a mix of older and newer shops, including supermarkets, independent convenience stores, pubs and takeaways. With several bus routes running through the area, it is well-connected to the rest of the city.

The area has a lot of green spaces for leisure activities, with the Sunderland Green Loop cycling and walking route passing nearby. It includes Fulwell Quarry, where people can enjoy tranquil walks, and Castletown Park, with its football and rugby pitches, and its outdoor classrooms and adventure playground.

SR4 primary schools include Ford Primary School, Pallion Primary School, Plains Farm Academy and White Mere Community Primary School. There are several secondary schools in the area, such as St Anthonys Catholic School, Grangetown Primary and Southmoor Community College.

In terms of health facilities, SR4 is served by Barnes Primary Care Centre, Southwick Health Centre and Greenbank Surgery. Qualified medical specialists are located at Sunderland Royal Hospital, Houghton Primary Care Centre and the City Hospitals Sunderland, which is home to the city's eye hospital.

The SR4 postcode is also home to the Sunderland Buddhist Centre, the Community Advice and Law Centre, and the Sunderland Southside Family Support Centre. In addition, there are plenty of churches in the area, including St Luke's Church and St Peter's Church.

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  • 81%WORKING

19% of people in SR4 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 11%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 37%DE

According to census records, 11% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 90%WHITE
  • 10%NON-WHITE

90% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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SR4Tyne and Wear

Tyne and Wear

The county of Tyne and Wear

SR4 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 CodeSR4
Postal TownSunderland
MSOA NameSunderland 012
LSOA NameSunderland 012B
CountyTyne and Wear
RegionTyne and Wear
Local AuthoritySunderland
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

SR4 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SR4, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Ayres Quay
Hasting Hill
Hylton Castle
North Hylton
South Hylton
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