Area Information for Accrington, BB5 1QY
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in December 1985. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.
Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Accrington, BB5 1QY:
|Taylor Street West, Accrington, BB5 1QZ|
|Blake Street, Accrington, BB5 1RE|
|Fort Street, Accrington, BB5 1QG|
|Albion Street, Accrington, BB5 1QW|
|Oxford Street, Accrington, BB5 1QX|
|Brunswick Terrace, Accrington, BB5 1QJ|
Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about BB5 as a whole.
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Accrington, BB5 1QY is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.
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There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 1995.
Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.
Housing Types Embed This
The area containing Accrington consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.
|Residence in Commercial Building||5|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Accrington contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 24% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||14|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||27|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||36|
Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top
This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.
Social Grade Embed This
Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||3|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||22|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||19|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||78|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in Hyndburn constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 52% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around BB5 1QY has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 32% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode BB5 1QY does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.
Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.
Health Embed This Back to Top
Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.
Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
BB5 1QY and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 46% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall in to this category.
The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||31|
|2+ A Levels||23|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||46|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Accrington can be considered more ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 30% so.
As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.
There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
In this area (Accrington), 67% of the residents were born in England, which is significantly below the English average.
At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.
|Country of Birth|
|Republic of Ireland||1|
Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top
Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to BB5 1QY
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||25|
|Middle East or Asia||31|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
Religion Embed This Back to Top
England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.
Economic Activity Embed This
Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||37|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||37|
|Looking After Home or Family||41|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||40|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||14|
|Accommodation and Food||10|
|Information and Communication||1|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||2|
|Public Administration and Defence||1|
|HealthInc. Social Work||11|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||5|
Accrington, BB5 1QY is within the Central & Springhill policing neighbourhood, under the Lancashire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In December 2018, 352 crimes were reported within half a mile of BB5 1QY.
|Crime:||Click here to view 352 crimes committed near BB5 1QY|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Central & Springhill
Below are the details of the closest services to BB5 1QY. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for BB5 1QY.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Accrington, BB5 1QY. The nearest railway station is Accrington, approximately 200 yards away.
|Church & Oswaldtwistle||0.8 miles|
|Rose Grove||4.3 miles|
|Ramsgreave & Wilpshire||4.7 miles|
|Burnley Barracks||5.3 miles|
|Burnley Manchester Road||5.4 miles|
|Mill Hill (Lancs)||5.5 miles|
|Burnley Central||5.8 miles|
|Cherry Tree||6.2 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Accrington, BB5 1QY. The nearest is Accrington St Mary Magdalen's Church of England Primary School, approximately 500 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Accrington St Mary Magdalen's Church of England Primary School||500 yards|
|Accrington Hyndburn Park Primary School||540 yards|
|Accrington St John with St Augustine Church of England Primary School||half a mile|
|Accrington Spring Hill Community Primary School||0.5 miles|
|Accrington Woodnook Primary School||0.6 miles|
|Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School, Church||0.6 miles|
|Accrington Benjamin Hargreaves Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Church, St Nicholas Church of England Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Accrington Peel Park Primary School||0.7 miles|
|St Anne's and St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Accrington||0.9 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Accrington, BB5 1QY. The nearest is Accrington Academy, approximately 0.5 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Accrington Academy||0.5 miles||
|Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High School||0.5 miles||
|Mount Carmel Roman Catholic High School, Hyndburn||0.7 miles||
|Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School||1 mile||
|The Hollins||1.3 miles||
|The Hyndburn Academy||2.3 miles||
|Our Lady and St John Catholic College||3.5 miles||
|Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School||3.6 miles||
|Al Islah Girls' High School||4 miles|
|Blackburn Central High School||4.2 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Accrington, BB5 1QY. The nearest is Myrtle House, approximately 150 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Myrtle House||150 yards|
|King Street Medical Centre||160 yards|
|Blackburn Road Medical Practice||360 yards|
|Peel House Medical Practice||540 yards|
|Accrington Victoria PWE Healthcare||750 yards|
|Hyndburn Medical Practice||0.6 miles|
|Richmond Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|Dr Gladstone Bello||0.8 miles|
|Dr Paramundayil Joseph||0.8 miles|
|Rhyddings Surgery||1 mile|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Accrington, BB5 1QY. The nearest is Park House Dental, approximately 370 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Park House Dental||370 yards|
|Oak House Dental Centre||650 yards|
|mydentist, Warner Street, Accrington||670 yards|
|East Lancashire Dental Service||750 yards|
|Glen Lyon Dental Practice||780 yards|
|Abbey Street Dental Practice||790 yards|
|Avenue Parade Dental Practice||840 yards|
|Bupa Dental Care, Accrington||0.6 miles|
|mydentist, Union Road, Oswaldtwistle||1.4 miles|
|Clayton Dental Care||1.6 miles|
Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to Accrington, BB5 1QY. The nearest is Accrington Victoria Hospital, approximately 750 yards away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Accrington, BB5 1QY. The nearest is Tesco Opticians, approximately 320 yards away.
|Tesco Opticians||320 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||430 yards|
|Accrington Eyecare||450 yards|
|S W Allen Ltd||490 yards|
|Spex Opticians||540 yards|
|Purevision Solutions Ltd||570 yards|
|Philip Pratt Opticians||720 yards|
|Astons Optique||half a mile|
|Optical Direct Clayton-le-Moors Ltd||1.4 miles|
* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.