Postcode BN12 4AB (Worthing)

Map showing BN12 4AB and nearby postcodes

The postcode BN12 4AB is located in Worthing, in the county of West Sussex. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. BN12 4AB is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

BN12 4AB is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.7 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 BN12 4AB as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Delayed retirement.

The closest road name to BN12 4AB is Robson Road which is centered 150 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Rose Walk and is 24 m away. The closest railway station is Durrington-on-Sea Rail Station, 641 m away.

The closest primary school to BN12 4AB (for ages 11 and under) is Elm Grove Primary School, Worthing. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 20, 2018.

The local pub for residents of BN12 4AB is Toby Carvery and is 55 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on November 15, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Worthing Fisheries and is 99 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on March 5, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 71.5 Mbps and an average upload speed of 16.3 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 2.2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for BN12 4AB is covered by the Sussex police force association and West Sussex is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to BN12 4AB and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to BN12 4AB, and the approximate distance away.

Robson Road 150 m
Trent Road 150 m
Rose Walk 238 m
George V Avenue 252 m
Sea Close 255 m
Douglas Avenue 261 m
Douglas Close 261 m
Chesham Close 265 m
Bruce Avenue 279 m
Brooklyn Avenue 312 m
Pembroke Avenue 315 m
Elm Grove 352 m
Westpark Lane 392 m
Lancaster Road 402 m
Angus Road 457 m


Information about the postcode BN12 4AB

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Small User - may contain upto 100 addresses but 15 is more typical

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from BN12 4AB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Elm Grove Primary School, Worthing Good
(June 20, 2018)
324 m
West Park CofE Primary (Controlled) School Good
(December 4, 2019)
725 m
Goring-By-Sea CofE (Aided) Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
1.16 km
Field Place Infant School Requires improvement
(September 22, 2021)
1.25 km
Orchards Junior School Good
(September 12, 2018)
1.25 km
Palatine Primary School Good
(December 5, 2017)
1.36 km
Educate U 1.57 km
English Martyrs Catholic Primary School, Worthing Requires improvement
(May 9, 2019)
1.57 km
Thomas A Becket Infant School Good
(July 4, 2019)
1.62 km
Oak Grove College Good
(January 10, 2019)
1.63 km
Durrington High School Good
(March 22, 2017)
1.63 km
Heene CofE Primary School Requires improvement
(July 11, 2018)
1.78 km
Thomas A Becket Junior School Good
(December 5, 2018)
1.78 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School Good
(October 17, 2019)
1.82 km
Our Lady of Sion School 1.95 km
Worthing High School Good
(March 11, 2020)
2.02 km
St Oscar Romero Catholic School Good
(March 6, 2018)
2.05 km
Reflections Small School Good
(May 24, 2018)
2.09 km
Hawthorns Primary School, Durrington Requires improvement
(October 7, 2021)
2.12 km
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College Requires improvement
(October 11, 2019)
2.2 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from BN12 4AB - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Toby Carvery Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 15, 2021
55 m
Worthing Fisheries Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 5, 2020
99 m
Ceres Health Food Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 15, 2022
115 m
Costa Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 19, 2022
115 m
Bay Leaf Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 19, 2022
136 m
Delice Peri Peri Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 19, 2022
136 m
Georgi Fin Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 15, 2022
136 m
Goring News & Wine Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 13, 2021
136 m
Shafiques Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
February 16, 2022
136 m
The Chip Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
August 3, 2021
136 m
The Elephant in the Room Pub/bar/nightclub 4
September 23, 2020
136 m
The Worthing Dementia Hub Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 3, 2022
136 m
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
January 8, 2020
185 m
Co-Op Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
185 m
Pixies Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
185 m
Lazy Brunch Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 11, 2019
256 m
Pizza Hut Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 6, 2019
256 m
Spice I Am Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 26, 2020
256 m
Sugar Hut Sweets Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 11, 2021
256 m
Tesco Express Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
256 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to BN12 4AB - Data from Apr 2022

Rose Walk Bus Stop/Station 24 m
Rose Walk Bus Stop/Station 72 m
Toby Carvery Bus Stop/Station 117 m
Toby Carvery Bus Stop/Station 144 m
Shaftesbury Avenue Bus Stop/Station 213 m
West Worthing Rail Station Taxi Rank 1.01 km
Worthing Rail Station Taxi Rank 2.15 km
Montague Place Taxi Rank 2.36 km
Durrington-on-Sea Rail Station Rail 641 m
Durrington-on-Sea Rail Station Rail 657 m
West Worthing Rail Station Rail 985 m
Shoreham Brighton City Airport Air 8.34 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 41.67 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 41.71 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to BN12 4AB - Data from Dec 2021

The Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Northbrook Pond Inland Water 2.33 km
Street's Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.01 km
Garden Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.13 km
Mill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.31 km
Titnore Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.61 km
Highdown Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.63 km
Highdown Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.64 km
Goring Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.67 km
Munery's Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.76 km
Cote Bottom Valley 3.84 km
Potlands Copse Woodland Or Forest 4.11 km
Clapham Common Woodland Or Forest 4.15 km
Northdown Copse Woodland Or Forest 4.16 km
Salvington Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.21 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for BN12 4AB - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 76.2 Mbps 71.5 Mbps 107 Mbps
Upload 19.5 Mbps 16.3 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 11 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 74.9 17.1
300+ Mbps 100% - -

Gas Consumption

14 meters consuming 199,103 kWh - mean 14,222 kWh : median 14,671 kWh

Energy usage data for BN12 4AB - Data from 2020


Country England
County West Sussex
Latitude 50.81340700
Longitude -0.40479800
OS Easting 512478
OS Northing 0102753
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
Worthing West
County Electorial Division Worthing West ED
Electoral Ward Marine
Local Authority District Worthing
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 E07000229
Travel To Work Area Worthing


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

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Delayed retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Brighton and Hove BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Worthing BUASD
Workplace Zone E33045319
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Worthing 012
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Worthing 012B
Output Area / Small Area 5B1