Postcode BN42 4QN (Adur)

Map showing BN42 4QN and nearby postcodes

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

BN42 4QN 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 BN42 4QN as Suburbanites > Suburban achievers > Detached retirement living.

The closest road name to BN42 4QN is Fairdene which is centered 20 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Bottom of Downsway and is 167 m away. The closest railway station is Fishersgate Rail Station, 1.08 km away.

The closest primary school to BN42 4QN (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 4QN is The Romans Hotel and is 513 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on January 13, 2022. The nearest takeaway food is available from Chillies Indian and is 256 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on July 15, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 116.5 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.4 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 2.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Fairdene 20 m
Greenways 62 m
Eastbank 128 m
Mile Oak Crescent 175 m
Highdown 177 m
Ridgeway Close 190 m
Hillside 224 m
Church House Close 265 m
Upton Avenue 268 m
Ridgeway 268 m
Highdown Close 270 m
Prince Charles Close 279 m
Downsway 285 m
Summersdeane 290 m
Park Way 395 m


Information about the postcode BN42 4QN

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 4QN - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Eastbrook Primary Academy Outstanding
(July 2, 2015)
567 m
Peter Gladwin Primary School Good
(February 12, 2019)
742 m
Brackenbury Primary School Requires improvement
(May 10, 2018)
943 m
St Nicolas CofE Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
943 m
Portslade Aldridge Community Academy Good
(November 17, 2021)
1.07 km
Hill Park School Outstanding
(February 13, 2019)
1.07 km
Herons Dale School Good
(December 7, 2017)
1.13 km
Holmbush Primary Academy Good
(January 17, 2018)
1.13 km
Glebe Primary School Requires improvement
(July 10, 2019)
1.16 km
Shoreham Academy Outstanding
(May 31, 2012)
1.39 km
Mile Oak Primary School Requires improvement
(June 7, 2018)
1.41 km
St Peter's Community Primary School Good
(October 20, 2016)
1.5 km
Shoreham College 1.52 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School Good
(March 14, 2018)
1.52 km
Benfield Primary School Good
(November 21, 2019)
1.65 km
Deepdene School 2.12 km
St Peter's Catholic Primary School, Shoreham-by-Sea Good
(June 7, 2018)
2.43 km
Hangleton Primary School Good
(June 7, 2018)
2.46 km
St Nicolas & St Mary CofE(Aided) Primary School Good
(March 28, 2017)
2.46 km
Goldstone Primary School Good
(January 24, 2018)
2.65 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Flair4Cakes Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 12, 2020
164 m
Chillies Indian Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
July 15, 2021
256 m
Fortune Inn Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
August 28, 2019
256 m
Harrisons Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
November 6, 2018
256 m
Rajah Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 21, 2016
256 m
Windmill Convenience Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 17, 2019
256 m
Keychange Charity Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
October 25, 2021
383 m
Harmony House Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 25, 2021
410 m
The Romans Hotel Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 13, 2022
513 m
Rainbow House Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 28, 2018
518 m
Southwick Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 1, 2022
518 m
Community Hall Other catering premises Exempt
July 31, 2015
540 m
Southwick Methodist Church Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 2, 2022
541 m
Caterlink Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 30, 2022
567 m
Skoolz Out & Early Birds Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 6, 2017
567 m
Mayberry Garden Centre Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 24, 2019
585 m
Tates-Applesham Way Service Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 16, 2017
585 m
The Village Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
April 25, 2014
619 m
Lite Bites Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 12, 2022
622 m
The Acorn Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 12, 2021
660 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Bottom of Downsway Bus Stop/Station 167 m
Bottom of Downsway Bus Stop/Station 169 m
Highdown Bus Stop/Station 213 m
Hillside Bus Stop/Station 226 m
Highdown Bus Stop/Station 235 m
Southwick Square Taxi Rank 852 m
Southwick Rail Station Taxi Rank 1.09 km
Ham Road Taxi Rank 2.99 km
Fishersgate Rail Station Rail 1.08 km
Fishersgate Rail Station Rail 1.09 km
Southwick Rail Station Rail 1.12 km
Shoreham Brighton City Airport Air 4.38 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 35.24 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 35.29 km

Nearby Nature

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

Foredown Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.57 km
The Canal Inland Water 1.76 km
Southwick Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.78 km
Kingston Beach Beach 1.81 km
Whitelot Bottom Valley 2.18 km
Benfield Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.2 km
Cockroost Bottom Valley 2.26 km
Mount Zion Hill Or Mountain 2.32 km
Slonk Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.33 km
Aldrington Basin Inland Water 2.46 km
Cockroost Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.46 km
Hazelholt Bottom Valley 2.79 km
Thundersbarrow Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.89 km
Western Lawns Urban Greenspace 2.94 km
Benfield Valley Valley 2.96 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 63.2 Mbps 116.5 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 13 Mbps 15.4 Mbps 39 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% 25 3
30-300 Mbps 0% 81.5 14.4
300+ Mbps 100% 593 39

Gas Consumption

14 meters consuming 211,021 kWh - mean 15,073 kWh : median 13,523 kWh

Energy usage data for BN42 4QN - Data from 2020


Country England
County West Sussex
Latitude 50.84136900
Longitude -0.22976200
OS Easting 524736
OS Northing 0106142
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 Hillside
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: Suburbanites
Group: Suburban achievers
Subgroup: Detached retirement living
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 E33044808
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Adur 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Adur 001D
Output Area / Small Area 6A3