Postcode BN42 4RH (Adur)

Map showing BN42 4RH and nearby postcodes

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

BN42 4RH is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.6 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 4RH as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Multi-ethnic suburbia.

The closest road name to BN42 4RH is Downland Close which is centered 20 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Kingston Way and is 141 m away. The closest railway station is Southwick Rail Station, 1.14 km away.

The closest primary school to BN42 4RH (for ages 11 and under) is Herons Dale School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on December 7, 2017. 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 4RH is Royal George and is 808 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on November 22, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Chillies Indian and is 616 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on July 15, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 120.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 18.7 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 94.1% 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. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.7 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Downland Close 20 m
Kings Road 97 m
Upper Kingston Lane 150 m
Windmill Road 160 m
Queens Road 205 m
Holmbush Way 220 m
Mulberry Close 222 m
Paythorne Close 225 m
Downland Avenue 241 m
The Drive 252 m
Lower Drive 270 m
Kingston Way 272 m
Hawkins Close 288 m
Oakapple Road 291 m
Hawkins Road 317 m


Information about the postcode BN42 4RH

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 4RH - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Herons Dale School Good
(December 7, 2017)
425 m
Holmbush Primary Academy Good
(January 17, 2018)
425 m
Glebe Primary School Requires improvement
(July 10, 2019)
823 m
Shoreham Academy Outstanding
(May 31, 2012)
824 m
Eastbrook Primary Academy Outstanding
(July 2, 2015)
1.11 km
Shoreham College 1.11 km
Portslade Aldridge Community Academy Good
(November 17, 2021)
1.44 km
Peter Gladwin Primary School Good
(February 12, 2019)
1.52 km
Mile Oak Primary School Requires improvement
(June 7, 2018)
1.6 km
St Peter's Catholic Primary School, Shoreham-by-Sea Good
(June 7, 2018)
1.67 km
St Nicolas & St Mary CofE(Aided) Primary School Good
(March 28, 2017)
1.69 km
Brackenbury Primary School Requires improvement
(May 10, 2018)
1.77 km
St Nicolas CofE Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
1.77 km
Hill Park School Outstanding
(February 13, 2019)
1.83 km
Buckingham Park Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
2.1 km
St Peter's Community Primary School Good
(October 20, 2016)
2.2 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School Good
(March 14, 2018)
2.25 km
Shoreham Beach Primary School Good
(June 25, 2019)
2.25 km
Benfield Primary School Good
(November 21, 2019)
2.47 km
Swiss Gardens Primary School Good
(October 10, 2017)
2.77 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Brew Box Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
July 18, 2018
159 m
Holmbush Stores, Mace Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 11, 2019
296 m
Nutmeg's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 6, 2022
305 m
Victory Convenience Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 18, 2022
305 m
Chartwells at Holmbush Academy Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 30, 2022
425 m
Food at Herons Dale Primary School Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 30, 2022
425 m
Keychange Charity Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
October 25, 2021
590 m
Chillies Indian Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
July 15, 2021
616 m
Fortune Inn Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
August 28, 2019
616 m
Harrisons Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
November 6, 2018
616 m
Rajah Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 21, 2016
616 m
Windmill Convenience Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 17, 2019
616 m
Co-Op Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 6, 2022
647 m
Lite Bites Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 12, 2022
682 m
Costa Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 4, 2021
743 m
Harris And Hoole Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 31, 2022
743 m
Marks And Spencers Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 31, 2022
743 m
McDonalds Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 29, 2021
743 m
Tesco Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 25, 2022
743 m
Royal George Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 22, 2021
808 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Kingston Way Bus Stop/Station 141 m
Kingston Broadway Bus Stop/Station 145 m
Holmbush Way West End Bus Stop/Station 161 m
Kingston Broadway Bus Stop/Station 175 m
Kings Road Bus Stop/Station 213 m
Southwick Square Taxi Rank 990 m
Southwick Rail Station Taxi Rank 1.18 km
Ham Road Taxi Rank 2.27 km
Southwick Rail Station Rail 1.14 km
Fishersgate Rail Station Rail 1.8 km
Fishersgate Rail Station Rail 1.81 km
Shoreham Brighton City Airport Air 3.62 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 35.26 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 35.3 km

Nearby Nature

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

Kingston Beach Beach 1.46 km
Southwick Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.48 km
Slonk Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.51 km
Whitelot Bottom Valley 1.85 km
Foredown Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.99 km
Cockroost Bottom Valley 2.38 km
Thundersbarrow Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.39 km
The Canal Inland Water 2.43 km
Hazelholt Bottom Valley 2.43 km
Cockroost Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.45 km
Mount Zion Hill Or Mountain 2.57 km
Mossy Bottom Valley 2.61 km
Mill Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.65 km
Benfield Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.73 km
West Lake Inland Water 2.81 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 78.1 Mbps 120.6 Mbps 331 Mbps
Upload 20 Mbps 18.7 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% - -
30-300 Mbps 5.9% 107.5 17.7
300+ Mbps 94.1% 331 36

Gas Consumption

17 meters consuming 259,329 kWh - mean 15,255 kWh : median 15,800 kWh

Electricity Consumption

18 meters consuming 120,603 kWh - mean 6,700 kWh : median 4,788 kWh

Energy usage data for BN42 4RH - Data from 2020


Country England
County West Sussex
Latitude 50.84232700
Longitude -0.24134400
OS Easting 523918
OS Northing 0106229
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: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: Multi-ethnic suburbia
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 E33044810
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Adur 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Adur 001C
Output Area / Small Area 6B1