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Twickenham (TW17)

The TW17 postcode area is located in the Twickenham postcode town region, within the county of Surrey, and contains a total of 646 individual postcodes.

There are 9 electoral wards in the TW17 postcode area, including Ashford, Brentford, Egham, Feltham, Hampton, Hounslow, Isleworth, Richmond, Shepperton, Staines, Sunbury-On-Thames, Teddington, Twickenham which come under the local authority of the Spelthorne Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 29% of people in TW17 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 TW17 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

TW17 postcode is in the Richmond upon Thames borough of London, England and covers the areas of East Bedfont, Feltham, Hounslow and Hanworth. The area known as TW17 was first mentioned in 1836, and it is thought to be derived from the old English word for a settlement at the river. Historically, Feltham was mainly an agricultural village, though in the late 18th century mills and cottages were built along the Hounslow Road.

TW17 is served by two railway lines, Feltham and Bedfont, and is a hub for local commuters. It is near two major airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, which combined offer many connections across the globe.

The postcode area is home to a number of attractions, including the Feltham Cottage Museum which is located in a charming old building that was once the village store. It has artifacts relating to the history of the area, as well as art works that reflect its varied cultural heritage.

TW17 has many green spaces to explore, too. Bedfont Lakes Country Park offers breathtaking views over the lake and its surrounding areas, and Hanworth Park covers 177 acres suitable for picnics, barbecues and outdoor activities.

TW17 is a great location for families, offering a range of good schools such as Feltham Hill Primary School, Feltham Community College and St Mary's Catholic Primary School. There are also a number of churches and religious organisations in the area.

The area is a bustling shopping area with Feltham High Street, Friars Square Shopping Centre and many independent retailers. It also has plenty of restaurants and pubs to suit all tastes.

As well as having lots of facilities and amenities, the area also benefits from excellent road links, including easy access to the M4 and M25 motorways.

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  • 93%WORKING

7% of people in TW17 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 29%AB
  • 58%C2/C2
  • 13%DE

According to census records, 29% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 88%WHITE
  • 12%NON-WHITE

88% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Surrey

TW17 is located in the county of Surrey, in England.

Surrey has a total population of 1,176,500, making it the 13th largest county in the UK.

Surrey has a total area of 642 square miles, and a population density of 707 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Surrey Postal Town Map
Outward CodeTW17
Postal TownTwickenham
MSOA NameSpelthorne 012
LSOA NameSpelthorne 012D
Local AuthoritySpelthorne
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

TW17 Electoral Wards

The postal region of TW17, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Ashford Common
Littleton (Spelthorne)
Littleton Common
Lower Halliford
Shepperton Green
Sunbury Common
Upper Halliford
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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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