Postcode BN1 1HY (Brighton and Hove)

Map showing BN1 1HY and nearby postcodes

The postcode BN1 1HY is located in Brighton and Hove It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. BN1 1HY is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

BN1 1HY is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.3 on the scale of the index of deprivation (where 10 are the least deprived and 0 are the most deprived areas). The 2011 UK census classified the residents of BN1 1HY as Cosmopolitans > Inner city students > Multicultural student neighbourhood.

The closest road name to BN1 1HY is Prince Albert Street which is centered 28 m away.

The nearest bus stop is North Street and is 137 m away. The closest railway station is Brighton Rail Station, 772 m away.

The closest primary school to BN1 1HY (for ages 11 and under) is Middle Street Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on December 6, 2018. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Brighton College.

The local pub for residents of BN1 1HY is The Railway Inn and is 4.84 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on February 13, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from JOE'S BURGER HOUSE and is 4.84 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as AwaitingInspection .

Policing for BN1 1HY is covered by the Sussex police force association and Brighton and Hove City is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to BN1 1HY and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to BN1 1HY, and the approximate distance away.

Prince Albert Street 28 m
Nile Street 33 m
Ship Street 50 m
Brighton Place 81 m
Market Street 105 m
Black Lion Street 113 m
Middle Street 144 m
Bartholomews 150 m
Duke Street 154 m
North Street 159 m
East Street 166 m
Prince's Place 172 m
Pavilion Buildings 182 m
Bond Street 190 m
New Road 195 m


Information about the postcode BN1 1HY

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from BN1 1HY - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Middle Street Primary School Good
(December 6, 2018)
135 m
Brighton International School 343 m
St Paul's CofE Primary School Good
(November 1, 2017)
592 m
St Mary Magdalen Catholic Primary School Good
(November 14, 2019)
685 m
Carlton Hill Primary School Good
(May 16, 2018)
709 m
St Bartholomew's CofE Primary School Good
(September 12, 2018)
1 km
Brighton Girls GDST 1.04 km
Kings Brighton Good
(June 29, 2018)
1.06 km
Queen's Park Primary School Good
(March 8, 2018)
1.1 km
Brighton College 1.37 km
Brighton College Nursery, Pre-Prep and Prep School 1.43 km
Hamilton Lodge School and College for Deaf Children Good
(July 9, 2019)
1.53 km
Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College Outstanding
(October 12, 2012)
1.55 km
St Luke's Primary School Outstanding
(October 10, 2013)
1.6 km
Brunswick Primary School Good
(June 28, 2018)
1.6 km
Stanford Junior School Good
(October 17, 2018)
1.69 km
Elm Grove Primary School Good
(September 13, 2017)
1.77 km
St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School Good
(April 30, 2019)
1.78 km
Fairlight Primary School Good
(December 5, 2018)
1.79 km
Downs Infant School Outstanding
(June 27, 2013)
1.89 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from BN1 1HY - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
American Express Staff Canteen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
598 m
Brighton Cakes And Miss Millar's Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
December 7, 2017
4.65 km
Milkbar Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
4.65 km
Saakshi's Kitchen Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
4.65 km
The Herb Kitchen/Curing Rebels Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 3, 2022
4.65 km
Hove Deep Sea Anglers Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 23, 2019
4.82 km
Aldi Stores Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
September 11, 2015
4.83 km
JOE'S BURGER HOUSE Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
4.84 km
Premier Express Retailers - other 4
February 8, 2022
4.84 km
Station Kebab House Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 11, 2020
4.84 km
Subway Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
4.84 km
The Railway Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 13, 2020
4.84 km
Wimpy Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 25, 2019
4.84 km
Athena B Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 4, 2019
4.85 km
Bites And Slice Madeira Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 12, 2021
4.85 km
Blend Coffee Co Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 20, 2018
4.85 km
Health Link Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 8, 2017
4.85 km
No 30 Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 18, 2020
4.85 km
Olivers Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 15, 2018
4.85 km
S D S Retailers - other Exempt
March 10, 2015
4.85 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to BN1 1HY - Data from Apr 2022

North Street Bus Stop/Station 137 m
North Street Bus Stop/Station 146 m
North Street Bus Stop/Station 151 m
North Street Bus Stop/Station 154 m
North Street Bus Stop/Station 166 m
Brighton Rail Station Rail 772 m
Brighton Rail Station Rail 773 m
Brighton Rail Station Rail 788 m
Shoreham Brighton City Airport Air 10.6 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 37.14 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 37.18 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to BN1 1HY - Data from Dec 2021

The Lake Inland Water 1.1 km
Whitehawk Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.97 km
The Rookery Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Bear Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.51 km
Whitehawk Bottom Valley 2.55 km
Race Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.06 km
Tivoli Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.07 km
Blackrock Valley Valley 3.07 km
Sheepcote Valley Valley 3.2 km
Racehill Valley Valley 3.43 km
Red Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.46 km
Western Lawns Urban Greenspace 3.85 km
Roedean Bottom Valley 3.85 km
Three Cornered Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.94 km
Hollingbury Castle Hill Or Mountain 3.99 km


Country England
Latitude 50.82168900
Longitude -0.14110200
OS Easting 531033
OS Northing 0104107
OS Positional Quality Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean

Index of Deprivation

Most Deprived
Least Deprived

Police Force Association



Westminster Parliamentary
Brighton, Pavilion
Electoral Ward Regency
Local Authority District Brighton and Hove
Region / Government Office Region South East
European Electoral Region South East
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: Coast to Capital
Local Learning and Skills Council Sussex

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E06000043
Travel To Work Area Brighton


NHS England Region South East
Primary Care Trust
Brighton and Hove City
Cancer Alliance Surrey and Sussex
Strategic Health Authority
South East Coast
Sustainability and Transformation
Sussex Health and Care Partnership
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Brighton and Hove CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Cosmopolitans
Group: Inner city students
Subgroup: Multicultural student neighbourhood
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Brighton and Hove BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Brighton and Hove BUASD
Workplace Zone E33037388
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Brighton and Hove 027
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Brighton and Hove 027A
Output Area / Small Area 2B2