Postcode BN25 1AA (Lewes)

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The postcode BN25 1AA is located in Lewes, in the county of East Sussex. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. BN25 1AA is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

BN25 1AA is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.8 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 BN25 1AA as Constrained city dwellers > Challenged diversity > Hampered aspiration.

The closest road name to BN25 1AA is East Street which is centered 22 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Library and is 175 m away. The closest railway station is Seaford Rail Station, 344 m away.

The closest primary school to BN25 1AA (for ages 11 and under) is Seaford Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on March 7, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Seaford Head School. The last OFSTED inspection on September 14, 2017 rated this school as Outstanding

The local pub for residents of BN25 1AA is The Cinque Ports and is 56 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on December 30, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Lucky House and is 70 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 23, 2022.

Residents reported an average download speed of 55.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 12.9 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.7 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for BN25 1AA is covered by the Sussex police force association and East Sussex Downs and Weald is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to BN25 1AA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to BN25 1AA, and the approximate distance away.

East Street 22 m
Croft Court 29 m
Guardswell Place 63 m
Croft Lane 67 m
Mercread Road 77 m
Sutton Croft Lane 99 m
High Street 123 m
Crouch Lane 141 m
Saxon Lane 153 m
Bramber Lane 157 m
Crooked Lane 161 m
Church Lane 163 m
Warwick Road 173 m
Bramber Close 174 m
Broad Street 176 m


Information about the postcode BN25 1AA

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 BN25 1AA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Seaford Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
583 m
Annecy Catholic Primary School 668 m
Seaford Head School Outstanding
(September 14, 2017)
970 m
Cradle Hill Community Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
1.31 km
St. John's School (Seaford) Good
(January 25, 2017)
1.39 km
Bowden House School Good
(January 11, 2018)
1.67 km
Cuckmere House School Outstanding
(July 17, 2018)
1.72 km
Chyngton School Good
(April 25, 2019)
1.78 km
Compass Community School South Outstanding
(November 15, 2018)
4.09 km
High Cliff Academy Outstanding
(June 6, 2018)
4.72 km
Harbour Primary and Nursery School Good
(November 6, 2019)
4.74 km
Denton Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(April 4, 2019)
4.76 km
Seahaven Academy Good
(November 11, 2021)
5 km
Breakwater Academy Good
(May 22, 2019)
5.33 km
Alfriston School Good
(January 15, 2020)
5.54 km
Peacehaven Community School 7.63 km
Meridian Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(November 20, 2018)
7.92 km
Peacehaven Heights Academy 8.17 km
Firle Church of England Primary School Good
(April 20, 2017)
8.72 km
Telscombe Cliffs Academy 8.78 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from BN25 1AA - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Cinque Ports Pub/bar/nightclub 4
December 30, 2021
56 m
La Mediterranea Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
70 m
Lucky House Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 23, 2022
70 m
Seaford News Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 6, 2019
99 m
The Grumpy Chef Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
99 m
Mercread Youth Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 8, 2021
100 m
Roys Liquor Store Retailers - other Exempt
June 29, 2020
102 m
Co-Operative Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 4
October 5, 2021
103 m
Grape Tree Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 13, 2019
103 m
Scoop & Weigh Retailers - other Exempt
December 21, 2021
103 m
Cloe's Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 15, 2022
120 m
Harri Nats Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
July 1, 2021
120 m
L Cameron & Son Retailers - other Exempt
June 12, 2019
120 m
Holy Cow! Ice Cream Company Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
August 20, 2021
120 m
15 Broad Street Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 26, 2018
127 m
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
February 7, 2022
127 m
Evina's Coffee Shop Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 6, 2021
127 m
Sweet Moments Retailers - other Exempt
December 21, 2021
127 m
The Grumpy Fish Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 7, 2022
127 m
Seaford Musical Theatre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Exempt
December 1, 2021
133 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to BN25 1AA - Data from Apr 2022

Library Bus Stop/Station 175 m
Library Bus Stop/Station 179 m
Sutton Road Bus Stop/Station 223 m
War Memorial Bus Stop/Station 226 m
The Steyne Bus Stop/Station 238 m
Seaford Rail Station Rail 344 m
Bishopstone Rail Station Rail 1.77 km
Newhaven Harbour Rail Station Rail 4.02 km
Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal Ferry 4.05 km
Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal Ferry 4.05 km
Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal Ferry 4.05 km
Shoreham Brighton City Airport Air 28.64 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 46.56 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 46.6 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to BN25 1AA - Data from Dec 2021

Seaford Bay Bay 1.17 km
Hawth Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.59 km
South Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.38 km
Rookery Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.48 km
Camp Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.6 km
Brock Hole Bottom Valley 2.68 km
Hope Bottom Valley 2.76 km
Beacon Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.88 km
Exceat Saltings Wetland 3.07 km
Cradle Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.18 km
Devilsrest Bottom Valley 3.21 km
Norton Bottom Valley 3.43 km
Norton Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.54 km
Cuckmere Haven Bay 3.57 km
Well Bottom Valley 3.68 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for BN25 1AA - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 75.1 Mbps 55.6 Mbps 79.77 Mbps
Upload 19.3 Mbps 12.9 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% 21.4 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 68.8 17.5
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

19 meters consuming 211,610 kWh - mean 11,137 kWh : median 10,474 kWh

Electricity Consumption

20 meters consuming 48,379 kWh - mean 2,419 kWh : median 2,160 kWh

Energy usage data for BN25 1AA - Data from 2020


Country England
County East Sussex
Latitude 50.77201200
Longitude 0.10428100
OS Easting 548473
OS Northing 0099047
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
County Electorial Division Seaford South ED
Electoral Ward Seaford South
Local Authority District Lewes
Region / Government Office Region South East
European Electoral Region South East
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: South East
Local Learning and Skills Council Sussex

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E07000063
Travel To Work Area Eastbourne


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

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Constrained city dwellers
Group: Challenged diversity
Subgroup: Hampered aspiration
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Seaford BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33041671
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Lewes 013
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Lewes 013C
Output Area / Small Area 7A2