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Swansea (SA42)

The SA42 postcode area is located in the Swansea postcode town region, within the county of Pembrokeshire, and contains a total of 155 individual postcodes.

There are 7 electoral wards in the SA42 postcode area, including Aberaeron, Ammanford, Boncath, Burry Port, Cardigan, Carmarthen, Clarbeston Road, Clynderwen, Crymych, Ferryside, Fishguard, Glogue, Goodwick, Haverfordwest, Kidwelly, Kilgetty, Lampeter, Llanarth, Llandeilo, Llandovery, Llandysul, Llanelli, Llanfyrnach, Llangadog, Llanwrda, Llanybydder, Milford Haven, Narberth, Neath, New Quay, Newcastle Emlyn, Newport, Pembroke, Pembroke Dock, Pencader, Port Talbot, Saundersfoot, Swansea, Tenby, Whitland which come under the local authority of the Pembrokeshire Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 17% of people in SA42 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 SA42 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The SA42 postcode is located in the Swansea district of Wales, in the United Kingdom. It is a postcode district that covers parts of two large local authority areas, namely the City and County of Swansea and Carmarthenshire. This postcode district covers a range of urban and rural locations with a diverse range of residential and commercial land use which are both within and outside of the Swansea Metropolitan Area.

The SA42 postcode includes the villages of Llangyfelach, Rhos, Penclawdd, Gowerton, Pontardulais, Fforestfach, and Ynystawe as its main urban centres, and it also encompasses the Swansea localities of Cefn Hengoed, Llwynderw, Birchgrove, Clase, and Penllergaer.

The area is mainly rural, and is home to a wide array of flora and fauna. Areas of Ancient Semi-Natural Woodland cover parts of the postcode district, while the coast and the seabed are also protected by international conservation legislation. The Gower Peninsula, which is a region of outstanding natural beauty, is also included within the postcode boundary.

The postcode district is well served by transport links, with easy access to numerous major roads, including the M4 motorway, the A4067, and the Swansea city bypass. The Gower Coast Railway line and Swansea Mainline provide an efficient rail link with Swansea City Centre. The area also boasts a network of local bus services with regular links to the city and its satellite towns, as well as to other parts of Wales.

The region is also renowned for its shopping, particularly its many small independent shops, cafés and restaurants. It has an array of weekly markets, as well as a range of leisure activities to explore, such as beaches, golf courses, parks, leisure centres, and outdoor pursuits. The area provides a wealth of cultural and historical attractions, with many stately homes, castles and churches providing a fascinating glimpse into the past.

It is a hugely popular tourist destination, offering a range of activities and cultural experiences to visitors. The population in the area includes people from a diverse mix of backgrounds, who all benefit from the excellent local amenities and access to activities, transport, shops, and services.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 90%WORKING

10% of people in SA42 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 17%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 26%DE

According to census records, 17% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 96%WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Pembrokeshire

SA42 is located in the county of Pembrokeshire, in Wales.

Pembrokeshire has a total population of 124,000, making it the 13th largest county in the UK.

Pembrokeshire has a total area of 610 square miles, and a population density of 76 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Pembrokeshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSA42
Postal TownSwansea
MSOA NamePembrokeshire 002
LSOA NamePembrokeshire 002E
Local AuthorityPembrokeshire
Area ClassificationUnclassified

SA42 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SA42, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Berry Hill
Dinas Cross
Dinas Head
Felindre Farchog
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