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Uxbridge (UB2)

The UB2 postcode area is located in the Uxbridge postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 726 individual postcodes.

There are 4 electoral wards in the UB2 postcode area, including Greenford, Hayes, Northolt, Southall, Uxbridge, West Drayton which come under the local authority of the Ealing Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 13% of people in UB2 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 UB2 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

UB2 postcode area is located in the London Borough of Hillingdon, in the Uxbridge area of West London. It covers the residential districts of North Hillingdon, Harefield, Yeading, Norwood Green, Harlington, Southall, Hillingdon and Hayes. Between the districts, approximately 25,000 households are covered.

With close proximity to Uxbridge and the M25 motorway, UB2 provides direct access to a number of London boroughs and the wider region. Uxbridge itself is situated on the old River Colne, and is known as the ‘Gateway to the Chilterns'. It contains a number of well-known landmarks, including Uxbridge Barracks, St Margaret's Church and the site of the old Uxbridge Lock.

UB2's transport links include an extensive local bus network, as well as Uxbridge and Southall railway stations, which provide services to London, Reading and Birmingham. Heathrow Airport is located nearby, providing international connections to over 180 destinations.

UB2 is home to numerous parks and open spaces, such as Ruislip Woods, Lotmead Farm nature reserve and Chiselhampton Common. Other attractions include a public library, the Brunel University and a leisure complex that hosts cinemas, a gym and a shopping centre.

UB2 has a diverse demographic, featuring a mix of families, professionals and students. Majority of the residents are homeowners, although the area does have some pockets of rented housing. The demographics are mainly young, and a high number of individuals are aged between 16 and 35.

UB2 is mostly composed of post-war terraced housing, however there are several desirable quartes that offer larger houses and exclusive apartments. Property prices in the area are generally lower than neighbouring areas, rendering UB2 a more affordable option for those looking to get onto the property ladder.

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  • 72%WORKING

28% of people in UB2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 13%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 38%DE

According to census records, 13% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 12%WHITE
  • 88%NON-WHITE

12% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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UB2Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

UB2 is located in the county of Greater London, in England.

Greater London has a total population of 8,778,500, making it the 1st largest county in the UK.

Greater London has a total area of 606 square miles, and a population density of 5594 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeUB2
Postal TownUxbridge
MSOA NameEaling 026
LSOA NameEaling 026C
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthorityEaling
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

UB2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of UB2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Dormer's Wells
North Hyde
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