Postcode BN42 4AT (Adur)

Map showing BN42 4AT and nearby postcodes

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

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

The closest road name to BN42 4AT is Colebrook Road which is centered 108 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Colebrook Road and is 44 m away. The closest railway station is Southwick Rail Station, 421 m away.

The closest primary school to BN42 4AT (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 4AT is Southwick Rangers FC and is 233 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on July 7, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Sandwich in the Square and is 464 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 10, 2022.

Residents reported an average download speed of 112.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.7 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 78.4% 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 1.8 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Colebrook Road 108 m
Whiterock Place 170 m
The Gardens 203 m
Riverside 238 m
Albion Street 265 m
Croft Avenue 269 m
Amelia Close 304 m
Westbrook Way 332 m
Southwick Street 587 m
Basin Road South 900 m
A270 4.26 km
A259 21.11 km
A27 30.59 km
A24 34.65 km
A3 47.9 km


Information about the postcode BN42 4AT

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 4AT - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Eastbrook Primary Academy Outstanding
(July 2, 2015)
550 m
Glebe Primary School Requires improvement
(July 10, 2019)
907 m
Shoreham College 1.11 km
St Peter's Community Primary School Good
(October 20, 2016)
1.12 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School Good
(March 14, 2018)
1.23 km
Shoreham Academy Outstanding
(May 31, 2012)
1.26 km
Brackenbury Primary School Requires improvement
(May 10, 2018)
1.44 km
St Nicolas CofE Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
1.44 km
Peter Gladwin Primary School Good
(February 12, 2019)
1.56 km
Herons Dale School Good
(December 7, 2017)
1.82 km
Holmbush Primary Academy Good
(January 17, 2018)
1.82 km
Benfield Primary School Good
(November 21, 2019)
1.84 km
Hill Park School Outstanding
(February 13, 2019)
1.86 km
Deepdene School 1.98 km
Portslade Aldridge Community Academy Good
(November 17, 2021)
2.16 km
St Peter's Catholic Primary School, Shoreham-by-Sea Good
(June 7, 2018)
2.37 km
St Nicolas & St Mary CofE(Aided) Primary School Good
(March 28, 2017)
2.44 km
Shoreham Beach Primary School Good
(June 25, 2019)
2.46 km
Mile Oak Primary School Requires improvement
(June 7, 2018)
2.5 km
Buckingham Park Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
2.89 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Southwick Rangers FC Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 7, 2021
233 m
Adur Express Convenience Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 14, 2022
292 m
Ship Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 11, 2022
364 m
The New Port Arms Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 27, 2019
380 m
Barn Theatre and Barn Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 16, 2018
383 m
Southwick Pre-School Playgroup Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 7, 2019
383 m
Emmaus Retailers - other Exempt
September 12, 2019
388 m
Port Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
400 m
Southwick Sports and Social Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 14, 2022
460 m
Ali Baba Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 22, 2021
464 m
Drury Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
464 m
Koh Koh Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 17, 2022
464 m
MacFarlanes Newsagents Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 19, 2021
464 m
Sandwich in the Square Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 10, 2022
464 m
Scotties Fishing Tackle Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 13, 2020
464 m
Southwick Square Meats Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 30, 2019
464 m
The Plaice in the Square Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 1, 2022
464 m
The Southwick Greengrocer Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 14, 2022
464 m
Martins Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
465 m
AGE UK West Sussex and Brighton Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 11, 2021
514 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Colebrook Road Bus Stop/Station 44 m
Colebrook Road Bus Stop/Station 78 m
The Gardens Bus Stop/Station 274 m
The Gardens Bus Stop/Station 314 m
Grange Road Bus Stop/Station 388 m
Southwick Rail Station Taxi Rank 342 m
Southwick Square Taxi Rank 415 m
Ham Road Taxi Rank 2.79 km
Southwick Rail Station Rail 421 m
Fishersgate Rail Station Rail 906 m
Fishersgate Rail Station Rail 911 m
Shoreham Brighton City Airport Air 4.19 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 36.34 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 36.38 km

Nearby Nature

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

Kingston Beach Beach 1.21 km
The Canal Inland Water 1.25 km
Aldrington Basin Inland Water 2.07 km
Western Lawns Urban Greenspace 2.59 km
Foredown Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.62 km
Slonk Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.73 km
Southwick Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.77 km
Benfield Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.15 km
Whitelot Bottom Valley 3.16 km
Cockroost Bottom Valley 3.36 km
Mount Zion Hill Or Mountain 3.41 km
West Lake Inland Water 3.47 km
Shoreham Beach Beach 3.53 km
Cockroost Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.55 km
Mill Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.69 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 67.3 Mbps 112.7 Mbps 460 Mbps
Upload 11.6 Mbps 14.7 Mbps 36 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% 22.3 1.3
30-300 Mbps 21.6% 91.3 13.8
300+ Mbps 78.4% 374 36

Gas Consumption

34 meters consuming 396,019 kWh - mean 11,648 kWh : median 11,215 kWh

Electricity Consumption

36 meters consuming 148,461 kWh - mean 4,124 kWh : median 3,410 kWh

Energy usage data for BN42 4AT - Data from 2020


Country England
County West Sussex
Latitude 50.83156000
Longitude -0.23109900
OS Easting 524668
OS Northing 0105049
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