Postcode BN42 4AR (Adur)

Map showing BN42 4AR and nearby postcodes

The postcode BN42 4AR is located in Adur, in the county of West Sussex. It was introduced in July 1990 and is an active postcode. BN42 4AR is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

BN42 4AR 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 BN42 4AR as Hard-pressed living > Migration and churn > Hard-pressed ethnic mix.

The closest road name to BN42 4AR is Westbrook Way which is centered 45 m away.

The nearest bus stop is The Gardens and is 84 m away. The closest railway station is Fishersgate Rail Station, 614 m away.

The closest primary school to BN42 4AR (for ages 11 and under) is Eastbrook Primary Academy. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on July 2, 2015. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Shoreham Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on May 31, 2012 rated this school as Outstanding

The local pub for residents of BN42 4AR is Southwick Football Club and is 291 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on February 12, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from Rainbow House and is 566 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on November 28, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 135.4 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 1.9 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for BN42 4AR 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 BN42 4AR and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to BN42 4AR, and the approximate distance away.

Westbrook Way 45 m
The Gardens 101 m
Eastbrook Way 127 m
Old Barn Way 378 m
Gardner Road 388 m
Fishersgate Terrace 456 m
Albion Street 550 m
Old Shoreham Road 2.52 km
A270 3.97 km
A259 20.86 km
A27 30.85 km
A24 34.61 km
A3 48 km


Information about the postcode BN42 4AR

Introduction July 1990
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 BN42 4AR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Eastbrook Primary Academy Outstanding
(July 2, 2015)
449 m
St Peter's Community Primary School Good
(October 20, 2016)
853 m
St Mary's Catholic Primary School Good
(March 14, 2018)
954 m
Glebe Primary School Requires improvement
(July 10, 2019)
1.14 km
Brackenbury Primary School Requires improvement
(May 10, 2018)
1.19 km
St Nicolas CofE Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
1.19 km
Peter Gladwin Primary School Good
(February 12, 2019)
1.36 km
Shoreham College 1.38 km
Shoreham Academy Outstanding
(May 31, 2012)
1.49 km
Benfield Primary School Good
(November 21, 2019)
1.55 km
Hill Park School Outstanding
(February 13, 2019)
1.63 km
Deepdene School 1.7 km
Herons Dale School Good
(December 7, 2017)
1.91 km
Holmbush Primary Academy Good
(January 17, 2018)
1.91 km
Portslade Aldridge Community Academy Good
(November 17, 2021)
2.03 km
Mile Oak Primary School Requires improvement
(June 7, 2018)
2.4 km
St Peter's Catholic Primary School, Shoreham-by-Sea Good
(June 7, 2018)
2.62 km
Hove Junior School Good
(February 6, 2020)
2.65 km
West Hove Infant School Outstanding
(December 6, 2013)
2.65 km
Goldstone Primary School Good
(January 24, 2018)
2.67 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from BN42 4AR - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Adur Express Convenience Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 14, 2022
0 m
AGE UK West Sussex and Brighton Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 11, 2021
233 m
Mitchells Kitchen @ Adur IBC Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 8, 2022
291 m
Southwick Football Club Pub/bar/nightclub 4
February 12, 2020
291 m
The Gateway Hub Distributors/Transporters Exempt
July 30, 2020
316 m
Southwick Rangers FC Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 7, 2021
412 m
Layland cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
January 5, 2022
427 m
Caterlink Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 30, 2022
449 m
Skoolz Out & Early Birds Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 6, 2017
449 m
The Romans Hotel Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 13, 2022
519 m
Lighthouse Church, Fishersgate Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 26, 2020
522 m
Barn Theatre and Barn Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 16, 2018
529 m
Southwick Pre-School Playgroup Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 7, 2019
529 m
Noahs Off Licence Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 14, 2021
559 m
Rainbow House Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 28, 2018
566 m
Southwick Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 1, 2022
566 m
Ship Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 11, 2022
587 m
The Flour Pot Bakery Manufacturers/packers 3
September 15, 2021
600 m
Fishersgate Kebab House Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 10, 2019
638 m
Southwick Methodist Church Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 2, 2022
638 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to BN42 4AR - Data from Apr 2022

The Gardens Bus Stop/Station 84 m
The Gardens Bus Stop/Station 97 m
Colebrook Road Bus Stop/Station 336 m
The Albion Inn Bus Stop/Station 346 m
Colebrook Road Bus Stop/Station 368 m
Southwick Square Taxi Rank 586 m
Southwick Rail Station Taxi Rank 606 m
Ham Road Taxi Rank 3.06 km
Fishersgate Rail Station Rail 614 m
Fishersgate Rail Station Rail 619 m
Southwick Rail Station Rail 686 m
Shoreham Brighton City Airport Air 4.46 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 36.21 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 36.25 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to BN42 4AR - Data from Dec 2021

The Canal Inland Water 1.01 km
Kingston Beach Beach 1.5 km
Aldrington Basin Inland Water 1.82 km
Western Lawns Urban Greenspace 2.35 km
Foredown Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.45 km
Southwick Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.76 km
Slonk Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.9 km
Benfield Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.94 km
Whitelot Bottom Valley 3.16 km
Cockroost Bottom Valley 3.25 km
Mount Zion Hill Or Mountain 3.27 km
Cockroost Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.46 km
West Lake Inland Water 3.73 km
Hazelholt Bottom Valley 3.77 km
Benfield Valley Valley 3.79 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for BN42 4AR - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 107 Mbps 135.4 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 18.3 Mbps 16.3 Mbps 39 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 2 0
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 116.1 15.3
300+ Mbps 100% 462 37.5

Gas Consumption

32 meters consuming 387,732 kWh - mean 12,117 kWh : median 10,754 kWh

Electricity Consumption

31 meters consuming 107,872 kWh - mean 3,480 kWh : median 3,057 kWh

Energy usage data for BN42 4AR - Data from 2020


Country England
County West Sussex
Latitude 50.83240800
Longitude -0.22717500
OS Easting 524942
OS Northing 0105150
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
East Worthing and Shoreham
County Electorial Division Southwick ED
Electoral Ward Eastbrook
Local Authority District Adur
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 E07000223
Travel To Work Area Brighton


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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Migration and churn
Subgroup: Hard-pressed ethnic mix
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Brighton and Hove BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Southwick BUASD
Workplace Zone E33044823
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Adur 004
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Adur 004A
Output Area / Small Area 8D2