BB4 Postcode Area Information

Population
42,398
Avg Annual Income
£39,600
Full Time Employees
28.49%
Average Age
42.52

Rossendale, BB4 Postcode Area Overview

The BB4 postcode area is located in the Rossendale, Lancashire postcode town, in the North West, England region.

The BB4 postcode area, also known as the Rossendale postcode area, is situated in Lancashire, North West England. This postcode area is encompassing the towns of Rawtenstall, Haslingden, and Bacup. Geographically, it has a wide landscape of open moorland with scattered small towns lying amidst the rolling hills.

A variety of amenities are accessible in BB4 ranging from shops, supermarkets, restaurants, bars, schools, and parks. The area also offers several healthcare facilities, including NHS clinics and private practices. For shopping needs, Rawtenstall hosts a wide collection of local and high-street chains. Known for its welcoming atmosphere, it has an array of independent businesses, and at its heart, the famous 'Clog Market', which provides local products, crafts, and food items.

The BB4 postcode area can be easily reached via different modes of transportation. It is serviced by multiple bus lines, offering connections to Manchester, Burnley, Blackburn, and other local towns. Equally, Rawtenstall is the terminus of the East Lancashire Railway, a heritage railway line opened to the public in 1846, granting a unique commuting experience.

This picturesque part of Lancashire with its diverse culture and rich history also boasts many attractions ranging from nature reserves, walking routes, cycling trails, and heritage sites, including the Whitaker Museum and Art Gallery. In conclusion, the BB4 postcode area's blend of local amenities, transport links, and stunning geography makes it advantageous for a wide range of residents.

A Major part of this postcode area has a young, diverse community with good job opportunities, living in spacious, mostly rented housing near industrial areas.

Residents:

  • Mostly young adults, many born in the EU and unmarried or divorced.
  • A Diverse mix of ethnicities, with many identifying as mixed or multiple.
  • Well-educated, with many having college degrees or A-levels.
  • Low unemployment and many work in management roles.

Housing:

  • Mainly privately rented detached houses or flats, some under-occupied (more space than needed).

Location:

  • Found near industrial estates.

Overall: a big area of BB4 postcode district represents a vibrant and diverse community with young professionals enjoying good housing, diverse backgrounds, and good career opportunities. While there are fewer families and older adults, it offers an exciting and dynamic environment for young people.

It's important to note that this description generalizes the area and individual experiences may vary.

Electoral Wards

The BB4 postcode area covers Cribden, Goodshaw, Greenfield, Hareholme, Helmshore, Longholme, Whitewell, Worsley electoral wards.

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BB4 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BB4 postcode area is 42,398. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the area is White: English, with a total of 37,053, followed by Bangladeshi, with a total of 1,560. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (20,536), followed by No religion (15,971).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (9,006), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (6,116).

Economic Status

Most people in the BB4 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (12,276), while 8,251 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 11,035 adults have Level 4 education, while 6,210 have No qualifications education. The most common occupations in the BB4 area are

  • Professional occupations (4041)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (2652), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (2638)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BB4 is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (9139), Between 45 to 54 (7596), and Between 55 to 64 (7071).

NS-SEC

The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in BB4 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (7,436) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (4,168), and Routine occupations (4,100).

Postcodes in BB4

There are total 7 postcode sectors present in the BB4 (listed below). The postcode BB4 has a total of 1813 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BB4
NameType
AreaBB4
Ward

Cribden

Goodshaw

Greenfield

Hareholme

Helmshore

Longholme

Whitewell

Worsley

LTLA22Rossendale
UTLA22Lancashire
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland

Rossendale, BB4 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Rossendale, BB4 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

82

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

9

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

10

Drugs

4

Other crime

19

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

18

Shoplifting

20

Vehicle crime

99

Violence and sexual offences

98

Anti-social behaviour

13

Burglary

17

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

4

Other crime

25

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

11

Public order

1

Robbery

18

Shoplifting

21

Vehicle crime

98

Violence and sexual offences

77

Anti-social behaviour

14

Burglary

34

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

3

Other crime

21

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

23

Public order

3

Robbery

16

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

21

Vehicle crime

101

Violence and sexual offences

102

Anti-social behaviour

17

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

3

Other crime

21

Other theft

17

Public order

2

Robbery

16

Shoplifting

22

Vehicle crime

95

Violence and sexual offences

113

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

23

Burglary

38

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

8

Other crime

29

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

4

Robbery

34

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

27

Vehicle crime

85

Violence and sexual offences

97

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

15

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

6

Other crime

21

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

2

Robbery

11

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

12

Vehicle crime

95

Violence and sexual offences

123

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

15

Burglary

33

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

7

Other crime

24

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

2

Robbery

22

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

9

Vehicle crime

81

Violence and sexual offences

112

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

34

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

2

Other crime

25

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

18

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

29

Vehicle crime

86

Violence and sexual offences

123

Anti-social behaviour

9

Burglary

26

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

3

Other crime

24

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

21

Shoplifting

9

Vehicle crime

104

Violence and sexual offences

105

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

15

Other theft

15

Public order

2

Robbery

15

Shoplifting

11

Vehicle crime

97

Violence and sexual offences

95

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

4

Burglary

26

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

4

Other crime

20

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

17

Public order

1

Robbery

14

Shoplifting

16

Vehicle crime

98

Violence and sexual offences

85

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

11

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

6

Other crime

15

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

26

Public order

1

Robbery

13

Shoplifting

10

Vehicle crime

119

Violence and sexual offences

85

Anti-social behaviour

15

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

4

Other crime

14

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

19

Public order

5

Shoplifting

11

Vehicle crime

108

Violence and sexual offences

88

Anti-social behaviour

11

Burglary

13

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

5

Other crime

21

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

2

Robbery

16

Shoplifting

15

Vehicle crime

99

Violence and sexual offences

87

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

15

Burglary

29

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

1

Other crime

31

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

2

Robbery

16

Shoplifting

13

Vehicle crime

83

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in BB4 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BB4 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£75,000.00£75,000.00 - £75,000.001
Terraced£375,875.00£203,000.00 - £450,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£240,760.00£116,000.00 - £303,040.003
Flat£200,000.00£200,000.00 - £200,000.001
Semi-Detached£216,083.33£125,000.00 - £310,000.005
Terraced£138,868.75£100,000.00 - £166,500.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£475,000.00£425,000.00 - £500,000.003
Semi-Detached£433,285.71£185,000.00 - £960,000.007
Terraced£155,555.56£118,000.00 - £190,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£477,500.00£395,000.00 - £560,000.002
Flat£112,666.67£65,000.00 - £165,000.006
Other£1,200,000.00£1,200,000.00 - £1,200,000.001
Semi-Detached£195,350.00£115,000.00 - £323,000.007
Terraced£157,748.08£58,300.00 - £360,000.0027
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£312,380.95£260,000.00 - £365,000.0010
Flat£154,666.67£76,000.00 - £225,000.006
Other£82,925.00£650.00 - £205,600.004
Semi-Detached£219,986.26£115,000.00 - £273,000.0020
Terraced£182,932.56£77,000.00 - £265,000.0030
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£132,500.00£132,500.00 - £132,500.001
Other£25,000.00£25,000.00 - £25,000.001
Terraced£166,000.00£165,000.00 - £167,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£386,500.00£232,000.00 - £540,000.005
Flat£142,500.00£142,500.00 - £142,500.001
Semi-Detached£207,500.00£145,000.00 - £350,000.003
Terraced£151,500.00£120,000.00 - £180,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£324,000.00£310,000.00 - £330,000.003
Flat£194,000.00£182,000.00 - £210,000.003
Other£85,000.00£85,000.00 - £85,000.001
Semi-Detached£274,450.00£70,000.00 - £525,000.008
Terraced£131,254.79£56,000.00 - £212,500.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£433,250.00£370,000.00 - £805,000.0010
Flat£226,325.00£147,500.00 - £292,500.004
Other£56,250.00£12,500.00 - £100,000.002
Semi-Detached£213,368.75£156,500.00 - £292,500.007
Terraced£154,743.93£63,000.00 - £295,500.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£392,743.75£290,000.00 - £730,000.006
Flat£85,500.00£71,000.00 - £100,000.002
Semi-Detached£288,573.33£165,000.00 - £499,950.008
Terraced£137,056.25£56,500.00 - £198,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£471,200.00£302,200.00 - £580,000.004
Flat£85,000.00£85,000.00 - £85,000.001
Other£500,000.00£500,000.00 - £500,000.001
Semi-Detached£210,000.00£155,000.00 - £330,000.005
Terraced£150,068.99£65,000.00 - £300,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£344,994.44£230,000.00 - £506,000.0014
Flat£175,416.67£135,000.00 - £200,000.004
Other£188,500.00£32,000.00 - £345,000.002
Semi-Detached£202,805.36£105,000.00 - £267,000.0024
Terraced£120,054.35£50,000.00 - £220,000.0033
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£301,600.00£216,000.00 - £470,000.006
Flat£201,624.00£80,000.00 - £285,170.005
Other£133,500.00£55,000.00 - £212,000.002
Semi-Detached£220,000.00£220,000.00 - £220,000.002
Terraced£155,410.00£72,500.00 - £280,000.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£535,000.00£535,000.00 - £535,000.001
Semi-Detached£89,000.00£89,000.00 - £89,000.001
Terraced£108,750.00£97,500.00 - £120,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£400,756.25£236,000.00 - £900,000.006
Flat£181,666.67£115,000.00 - £235,000.003
Semi-Detached£276,608.93£145,000.00 - £415,000.0011
Terraced£162,665.69£46,500.00 - £510,000.0030
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£411,875.00£247,500.00 - £750,000.008
Flat£159,862.50£140,000.00 - £207,500.004
Other£634,750.00£224,000.00 - £1,150,000.004
Semi-Detached£233,333.33£118,000.00 - £550,000.0012
Terraced£157,028.85£65,000.00 - £450,000.0028
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£447,083.33£218,000.00 - £1,650,000.0013
Flat£134,600.00£68,000.00 - £170,000.005
Other£327,750.00£105,000.00 - £500,000.004
Semi-Detached£224,583.33£135,000.00 - £340,000.0018
Terraced£147,581.25£70,000.00 - £285,000.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£415,805.28£258,000.00 - £1,050,000.0015
Flat£300,000.00£300,000.00 - £300,000.001
Other£283,077.78£5,900.00 - £1,100,000.007
Semi-Detached£216,560.71£86,000.00 - £320,000.0012
Terraced£147,548.81£77,500.00 - £292,000.0034
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£334,833.33£240,000.00 - £475,000.0010
Flat£185,750.00£110,000.00 - £340,000.003
Other£119,500.00£80,000.00 - £144,000.003
Semi-Detached£257,301.14£160,000.00 - £430,000.0019
Terraced£145,668.45£39,999.00 - £270,000.0031
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£395,120.00£270,000.00 - £625,000.007
Flat£143,750.00£70,000.00 - £200,000.004
Other£850,000.00£850,000.00 - £850,000.001
Semi-Detached£271,833.33£56,500.00 - £400,000.0013
Terraced£702,516.00£112,000.00 - £16,264,308.0025
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£663,857.14£310,000.00 - £2,300,000.007
Flat£145,375.00£80,000.00 - £181,000.006
Other£139,250.00£70,000.00 - £245,000.003
Semi-Detached£313,828.21£105,000.00 - £650,000.0016
Terraced£139,723.96£50,000.00 - £305,000.0034
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£389,583.33£260,000.00 - £900,000.0011
Flat£161,125.00£79,000.00 - £275,000.006
Other£145,000.00£115,000.00 - £175,000.002
Semi-Detached£196,625.00£95,000.00 - £270,000.006
Terraced£134,035.57£38,175.00 - £342,000.0033
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£345,625.00£160,000.00 - £670,000.009
Flat£115,666.67£80,000.00 - £136,000.003
Other£155,850.00£100.00 - £500,000.004
Semi-Detached£228,455.36£97,500.00 - £330,000.0011
Terraced£172,215.28£76,500.00 - £405,000.0027
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£332,831.67£257,995.00 - £600,000.0012
Flat£113,000.00£80,000.00 - £150,000.003
Other£295,166.67£38,000.00 - £925,000.004
Semi-Detached£241,973.33£125,000.00 - £270,995.0013
Terraced£166,499.12£85,000.00 - £451,000.0029
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£513,657.14£250,000.00 - £1,900,000.009
Other£163,987.50£950.00 - £440,000.004
Semi-Detached£199,062.50£73,500.00 - £248,000.008
Terraced£128,519.23£62,500.00 - £331,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£379,672.50£230,000.00 - £960,000.0015
Flat£143,625.00£112,500.00 - £166,000.003
Other£272,125.00£25,000.00 - £450,000.004
Semi-Detached£220,231.35£80,000.00 - £385,000.0016
Terraced£156,110.36£73,950.00 - £323,000.0027
Schools in the BB4 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Hillside Nursery SchoolNursery, Good58 1-4BB45NH
Staghills Nursery SchoolNursery, Outstanding104 2-5BB47UE
Haslingden Primary SchoolPrimary, Good401 4-11BB44BJ
Helmshore Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding413 5-11BB44JW
Water Primary SchoolPrimary, Good133 4-11BB49PX
Waterfoot Primary SchoolPrimary, Good316 5-11BB49DA
Rawtenstall Balladen Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement184 4-11BB46DX
Crawshawbooth Primary SchoolPrimary, Good301 4-11BB48AN
Haslingden Broadway Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding209 5-11BB44EH
Rawtenstall St Paul's Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good279 4-11BB48HW
St Mary's CofE Primary School RawtenstallPrimary, Good191 4-11BB48RZ
Rawtenstall Newchurch Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good109 4-11BB47UA
Haslingden St James Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good206 3-11BB45HQ
St Anne's Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good185 3-11BB49JE
St Veronica's Roman Catholic Primary School, HelmshorePrimary, Outstanding164 4-11BB44EZ
St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School, HaslingdenPrimary, Outstanding142 4-11BB45NP
St Peter's Roman Catholic Primary School, NewchurchPrimary, Outstanding152 4-11BB49EZ
St James-the-Less Roman Catholic Primary School, RawtenstallPrimary, Good208 5-11BB48SU
Alder Grange SchoolSecondary, Good846 11-18BB48HW
Haslingden High School and Sixth FormSecondary, Good1583 11-18BB44EY
Rawtenstall Cribden House Community Special SchoolSpecial, Outstanding90 5-11BB46RX
Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar SchoolSecondary, Inadequate1291 11-18BB47BJ
Tor View SchoolSpecial, Outstanding221 3-19BB46LR
All Saints' Roman Catholic High School, a Voluntary AcademySecondary, Good490 11-16BB46SJ
Amenities in the BB4 Postcode Area
  • Market Fresh Fruit & Veg, BB4 7ND
  • AJ's Corner Shop, BB4 9NT
  • B & M Retail Ltd, BB4 7NL
  • Bank Street News, BB4 7QN
  • Bar Humbug, BB4 7QX
  • Christine Thomas & Daughters Trekking, BB4 9NG
  • Cronkshaw Fold Farm, BB4 4AQ
  • Sykeside Leisure Limited, BB4 6QE
  • The Cobblers, BB4 6HR
  • Black Bull Hotel, BB4 5QQ
  • Blind Tiger, BB4 6AA
  • Boho, BB4 7QN
  • Casked Ale House & Ginporium, BB4 6AA
  • Ann Kay Ltd Trading As The Masons Arms, BB4 8AG
  • Clough Head Cafe, BB4 4AT
  • Costa, BB4 6DT
  • Elior UK, BB4 6DT
  • GemNi, BB4 7QZ
  • Tesco, BB4 6DT
  • Tesco Petrol Filling Station, BB4 6DT
  • Aldi Stores Ltd, BB4 6HW
  • Asda Stores Ltd, BB4 8EL
  • Co-Op Late Shop, BB4 7HB
  • Food Group At Positive Start, BB4 6AA
  • Lancashire Farm Foods Limited, BB4 5LA
  • The Raft Foundation, BB4 6HR
  • Wileigh Foods Ltd, BB4 5QN
  • Pearsons, BB4 4HD
  • Haslingden Hall Care Home, BB4 4HP
  • The Unity Fridge, BB4 7QY
  • Whitewell Bottom Community Centre, BB4 9LB
  • Abbeycroft Nursing Home, BB4 8QL
  • Ashlands Nursing Home Ltd, BB4 9DU
  • Mr Fitzpatricks Ltd, BB4 4QN
  • M & M Tattersall, BB4 9RU
  • The Nowt Poncy Food Company Limited, BB4 9DF
  • Maggie's Ices, BB4 4HA
  • Robin Grub, BB4 4NP
  • The Stubborn Goat, BB4 4LH
  • Billingtons Catering, BB4 5PS
  • Cocoa Bouitque Ltd, BB4 5QJ
  • Edgeside Baptist Church, BB4 9TR
  • Gillies Pies, BB4 6EH
  • Hayshed Cafe Bar, BB4 9RA
  • Bridges Before And After School Club, BB4 7UA
  • All Saints Catholic Language College, BB4 6SJ
  • Balladen County Primary School (Kitchen), BB4 6HU
  • Balladen CP Breakfast & Out Of School Club, BB4 6HU
  • Bambinos Nursery, BB4 8HY
  • Butties 2 Buffets, BB4 5HQ
  • Coffee Bagel Ltd, BB4 7LZ
  • Ground Up, BB4 7QX
  • Rising Stars Tea Room, BB4 9HU
  • The Chubby Duck Food, BB4 6AJ