Area Information for Melrose Close, Hailsham, BN27 3XP

Melrose Close in Hailsham is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Hailsham West ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Wealden. This page combines information for the address Melrose Close, Hailsham, BN27 3XP, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BN27 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for BN27 3XP.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Wealden
Ward Hailsham West
Constituency Wealden
Region South East
Country England


Nearby Locations

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 Melrose Close, Hailsham, BN27 3XP:

Forest View, Hailsham, BN27 3ET
Woodpecker Drive, Hailsham, BN27 3ES
Mountain Ash Close, Hailsham, BN27 3XN
Western Road, Hailsham, BN27 3EW
Pitreavie Drive, Hailsham, BN27 3XG
St Boswells Close, Hailsham, BN27 3WB

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about BN27 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Melrose Close, Hailsham, BN27 3XP 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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House Prices

We have found 110 property sales in Melrose Close since the beginning of 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

This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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.

Housing Types
Detached 49
Semi-Detached 52
Terraced 26
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 130
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This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 54
Owned with Mortgage 55
Shared Ownership 2
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 14
Rented: Other 3
Rent Free 0
Total 129

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This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 32
Two People 52
Three People 24
Four People 17
Five People 3
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 129

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.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 14
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 29
C2 - Skilled manual workers 29
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 11
Total 83

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 Wealden constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 46% male.

Gender
Male 136
Female 161
Total 297

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.

Age Groups
0-4 16
5-7 8
8-9 7
10-14 16
15 2
16-17 12
18-19 6
20-24 13
25-29 10
30-44 59
45-59 64
60-64 12
65-74 38
75-84 26
85-89 7
90+ 1
Total 297

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BN27 3XP 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.

Relationship Status
Single 57
Married 152
Divorced 22
Separated 2
Widowed 15
Same Sex 0
Total 248

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.

Health
Very Good 127
Good 123
Fair 36
Bad 10
Very Bad 1
Total 297

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At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.

The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 37
Apprenticeship 13
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 24
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 39
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 56
No GCSEs or Equivalent 64
Other 15
Total 248

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 95% white.

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.

Ethnic Group
White 282
Mixed Ethnicity 1
Indian 1
Chinese 5
Other Asian 3
Other 5
Total 297

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

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
England 270
Wales 1
Scotland 4
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 3
European Union 4
Other 15
Total 297

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to BN27 3XP

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 245
Republic of Ireland 2
Europe (including European Union) 4
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 5
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 2
None 43

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.

Religion
Christian 187
No Religion 84
Buddhist 2
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 1
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 22
Total 297

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Hailsham West ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 20% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.

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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 89
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 35
Self Employed 20
Unemployed 4
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 13
Retired 43
Looking After Home or Family 5
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3
Other 2
Total 214

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 16
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 14
RetailInc. Wholesale 26
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 4
Accommodation and Food 7
Information and Communication 4
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 5
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 10
Administration 7
Public Administration and Defence 9
Education 11
HealthInc. Social Work 21
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 9
Total 147

Melrose Close, Hailsham, BN27 3XP is within the Hailsham South and West policing neighbourhood, under the Sussex Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Melrose Close
Neighbourhood Team Address Hailsham South and West
Crowborough Hill
Crowborough
TN6 2DA
Force Website: http://www.sussex.police.uk/

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to BN27 3XP. 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 BN27 3XP.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Melrose Close, Hailsham, BN27 3XP. The nearest railway station is Polegate, approximately 3.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Polegate 3.1 miles
Berwick (Sussex) 3.9 miles
Pevensey & Westham 4.9 miles
Hampden Park (Sussex) 5 miles
Pevensey Bay 5.4 miles
Normans Bay 6.8 miles
Eastbourne 6.9 miles
Glynde 7.7 miles
Cooden Beach 8.2 miles
Seaford 9.1 miles
Bishopstone 9.3 miles
Collington 9.4 miles
Uckfield 9.6 miles
Newhaven Town 9.7 miles
Southease 9.7 miles
Newhaven Harbour 9.9 miles
Buxted 9.9 miles
Bexhill 11 miles
Lewes 11 miles
Southease - Piddinghoe Road 11 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Melrose Close, Hailsham, BN27 3XP. The nearest is Grovelands Community Primary School, approximately 370 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Grovelands Community Primary School 370 yards
    
White House Academy 0.7 miles
    
Burfield Academy 0.8 miles
    
Hawkes Farm Academy 0.8 miles
    
Phoenix Academy 1 mile
    
Hellingly Community Primary School 1.4 miles
    
Park Mead Primary School 1.8 miles
    
Polegate Primary School 2.8 miles
    
Chiddingly Primary School 3.3 miles
    
Hankham Primary School 3.5 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 8 closest secondary schools to Melrose Close, Hailsham, BN27 3XP. The nearest is Hailsham Community College, approximately 750 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Hailsham Community College 750 yards
    
Willingdon Community School 3.8 miles
    
Causeway School 4.5 miles
    
The Eastbourne Academy 4.6 miles
    
Ratton School 5.2 miles
    
St Catherine's College 5.6 miles
    
King's Academy Ringmer 8.1 miles
    
Seaford Head School 8.6 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Melrose Close, Hailsham, BN27 3XP. The nearest is Bridgeside Surgery, approximately 0.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Melrose Close, Hailsham, BN27 3XP. The nearest is Pourani, Mehdi, approximately half a mile away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 4 closest hospitals to Melrose Close, Hailsham, BN27 3XP. The nearest is Amberstone Hospital, approximately 1.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Amberstone Hospital 1.7 miles
The Hellingly Centre 1.8 miles
Eastbourne District General Hospital 5.6 miles
Uckfield Hospital 9.2 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Melrose Close, Hailsham, BN27 3XP. The nearest is The Spectacle Showroom, approximately 800 yards away.

* 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.


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Broadband in BN27 3XP

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Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 36 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 26.7Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 79.9Mbps
Average Upload Speed 6.1Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 78%
Virgin Media 75.1%
EE/Orange Broadband 74.5%
Vodafone 74.1%
Sky Digital 73.6%
BT Broadband 70.5%
TalkTalk 66.7%
 

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