Postcode BT20 5HY (Ards and North Down)

Map showing BT20 5HY and nearby postcodes

The postcode BT20 5HY is located in Ards and North Down It was introduced in December 1984 and is an active postcode. BT20 5HY is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

BT20 5HY is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 0.2 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 BT20 5HY as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Self-sufficient retirement.

The closest road name to BT20 5HY is Byron Street which is centered 44 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Bonton and is 88 m away. The closest railway station is Frodsham Rail Station, 4.61 km away.

The closest primary school to BT20 5HY (for ages 11 and under) is Victoria Road Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 7, 2018. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Weston Point College. The last OFSTED inspection on July 11, 2019 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of BT20 5HY is ROYAL ULSTER YACHT CLUB and is 0 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on December 12, 2012.

Residents reported an average download speed of 117.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.9 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 97.6% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

South Eastern is Local Health Board (LHB) / Community Health Partnership (CHP) / Local Commissioning Group (LCG) or Primary Healthcare Directorate (PHD).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to BT20 5HY and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to BT20 5HY, and the approximate distance away.

Byron Street 44 m
Chaucer Street 44 m
Picow Street 51 m
Salisbury Street 58 m
Balfour Street 67 m
Fox Street 86 m
Eaton Street 102 m
Arthur Street 106 m
Havergal Street 107 m
Greenway Road 114 m
Holloway 122 m
Lightburn Street 135 m
Curzon Street 143 m
Vine Street 152 m
Queen's Road 184 m


Information about the postcode BT20 5HY

Introduction December 1984
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 BT20 5HY - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Victoria Road Primary School Good
(November 7, 2018)
300 m
Westfield Primary School Requires improvement
(September 25, 2019)
410 m
St Clement's Catholic Primary School Good
(March 11, 2020)
489 m
Runcorn All Saints CofE Primary School Good
(June 10, 2016)
730 m
Weston Point College Good
(July 11, 2019)
817 m
Pewithall School Outstanding
(November 1, 2013)
1.06 km
St Edward's Catholic Primary School Good
(June 20, 2017)
1.1 km
Weston Point Community Primary School Outstanding
(January 31, 2013)
1.32 km
The Heath School Good
(September 13, 2017)
1.42 km
Widnes Academy Good
(January 24, 2018)
1.47 km
The Grange School 1.53 km
Weston Primary School Good
(October 13, 2021)
1.77 km
Halton Lodge Primary School Requires improvement
(September 30, 2021)
1.79 km
The Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School Good
(February 28, 2017)
1.82 km
Hope Corner School Good
(January 31, 2018)
1.99 km
Castle View Primary School Good
(May 10, 2017)
2 km
St Chads Catholic and Church of England Academy 2.09 km
The Cavendish High Academy Outstanding
(March 7, 2017)
2.19 km
Woodside Primary School Requires improvement
(July 18, 2018)
2.31 km
The Brow Community Primary School Good
(July 9, 2021)
2.64 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from BT20 5HY - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
ROYAL ULSTER YACHT CLUB Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 12, 2012
0 m
Tom Corran (Caterer, RUYC) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 19, 2018
0 m
Boat House Dining Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 20, 2017
158 m
JAMAICA INN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 12, 2017
158 m
Salty Pup Food Truck Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
December 3, 2021
158 m
BAYVIEW BED & BREAKFAST Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
September 21, 2017
204 m
HARGREAVES HOUSE Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
July 27, 2017
204 m
BAYVIEW RESOURCE CENTRE Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 18, 2020
382 m
BALLYHOLME YACHT CLUB Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 14, 2014
414 m
Joxer Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
433 m
ABBEYFIELD UK (NI) Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 10, 2017
433 m
ALPINE HOUSE Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
437 m
SPAR BALLYHOLME FILLING STATION Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 4
March 28, 2019
446 m
SALTY DOG HOTEL AND BISTRO Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
January 25, 2022
448 m
THE GUILLEMOT Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 23, 2015
448 m
The Guillemot Deli Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 20, 2020
448 m
SEAVIEW HOUSE Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 24, 2017
448 m
Starfish Cafe/ Cairn Bay Lodge Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 3
March 9, 2017
448 m
Cafe @ Home - Home-Start North Down Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 12, 2018
449 m
JAZZBERRY BAKERY & CAFE Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 13, 2015
449 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to BT20 5HY - Data from Apr 2022

Bonton Bus Stop/Station 88 m
Shaw Street Bus Stop/Station 190 m
York Street Bus Stop/Station 210 m
Cenotaph Bus Stop/Station 238 m
Cenotaph Bus Stop/Station 251 m
HIGH STREET Taxi Rank 618 m
HIGH STREET Taxi Rank 618 m
HALTON LEA Taxi Rank 2.8 km
Frodsham Rail Station Rail 4.61 km
Frodsham Rail Station Rail 4.63 km
Hough Green Rail Station Rail 4.73 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 7.86 km
Terminal Two Access Air 30.67 km
Terminal Two Access Air 30.7 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to BT20 5HY - Data from Dec 2021

Beacon Hill Hill Or Mountain 623 m
Beaconsfield Wood Woodland Or Forest 730 m
Big Pool Inland Water 752 m
The Lake Inland Water 878 m
Church Bank Wetland 1.02 km
Runcorn Sands Wetland 1.98 km
Spike Island Island 2.05 km
Hale Gate Marsh Wetland 2.63 km
Wigg Island Island 3.12 km
Hale Road Woods Woodland Or Forest 3.18 km
Decoy Marsh Wetland 3.19 km
Haddock's Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.27 km
Hempstones Point Wetland 3.29 km
Astmoor Salt Marsh Wetland 3.32 km
Pickerings Rough Woodland Or Forest 3.55 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for BT20 5HY - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 36.8 Mbps 117.6 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 7.8 Mbps 13.9 Mbps 75 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 8 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 18.7 3.9
30-300 Mbps 2.4% 56.9 9.8
300+ Mbps 97.6% 456 43.4


Country Northern Ireland
Latitude 54.66726900
Longitude -5.66015000
OS Easting 351013
OS Northing 0382422
OS Positional Quality Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean

Index of Deprivation

Most Deprived
Least Deprived


Westminster Parliamentary
North Down
Electoral Ward Harbour
Local Authority District Ards and North Down
European Electoral Region Northern Ireland

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code N09000011
Travel To Work Area Belfast


Primary Care Trust
South Eastern
Strategic Health Authority
Health & Social Care Board
Clinical Comissioning Group
South Eastern

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Self-sufficient retirement
Rural-Urban Classification
Built-Up Area (pseudo) Northern Ireland
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) Northern Ireland
Workplace Zone N19001623
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
(pseudo) Northern Ireland
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Harbour 2
Output Area / Small Area 5B3