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Uxbridge (UB5)

The UB5 postcode area is located in the Uxbridge postcode town region, within the county of , and contains a total of 1319 individual postcodes.

There are 1 electoral wards in the UB5 postcode area, including Greenford, Hayes, Northolt, Southall, Uxbridge, West Drayton which come under the local authority of the Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 15% of people in UB5 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 UB5 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

UB5 is a postcode district in southern Middlesex, England. It is located approximately 6 miles (9.5 kilometers) west of Charing Cross, London. The UB5 postcode area is bounded by Harrow and the London Borough of Hillingdon to the west, the London Borough of Ealing to the south, the London Borough of Brent to the north and the London Borough of Hounslow to the east. The UB5 postcode area is covered by the following sixteen Electoral Wards: Northolt West End, Northwood, Northfield, Northolt Mandeville, Northolt Village, Greenford Broadway, Greenford Green, Dormers Wells, Southall Broadway, Northolt Greenwich, Southall Green, Northolt West, Norwood Green, Perivale East, Perivale West and Perivale Central.

The area is an amalgamation of several suburbs and settlements, the most prominent being Southall and Northolt, which are twinned with two towns in west London. It is home to a diverse range of people, including nationalities from East and South Asia, Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East. Due to its cultural and racial diversity, it has its own unique flavor.

The most prominent feature of the area is the Grand Union Canal which passes through the area from west to east. The canal is known for its environmentally friendly construction, tow paths and wide variety of wildlife. Currently, UB5 is subject to a number of regeneration and redevelopment schemes, such as the redevelopment of Greenford Industrial Estate and the testing of driverless cars on the Grand Union Canal.

The UB5 postcode district is accessible by tube, bus, train and National Rail. It is also served by an extensive bus network and the A40 (western section of the M40) motorway. Furthermore, there are good road links to Heathrow Airport and other parts of London, making it an attractive place to live and work.

The area has a wide range of schools, both state and private, along with libraries, parks and leisure facilities. The postcode district is also home to a number of shopping and leisure facilities, including Southall Market, a range of cafés, bars and restaurants and, most recently, Southall Waterside which is due to become a major leisure destination in June 2021. The area has excellent transport links and, with the development of new housing estates, is an attractive place to live.

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  • 79%WORKING

21% of people in UB5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 15%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 29%DE

According to census records, 15% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 33%WHITE
  • 67%NON-WHITE

33% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of

UB5 is located in the county of , in .

has a total population of 0, making it the largest county in the UK.

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

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Outward CodeUB5
Postal TownUxbridge
Local Authority
Area ClassificationUnclassified

UB5 Electoral Wards

The postal region of UB5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

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