BN20 Postcode Area Information

Population
21,505
Avg Annual Income
£39,786
Full Time Employees
20.92%
Average Age
48.23

Wealden, BN20 Postcode Area Overview

The BN20 postcode area is located in the Wealden, Eastbourne, East Sussex postcode town, in the South East, England region.

The BN20 postcode area, also known as the Eastbourne postcode area, is located in East Sussex on the southeast coast of England. This thriving region encompasses the town of Eastbourne and parts of the South Downs National Park, characterised by its coastal scenery and steep chalk cliffs.

Eastbourne offers a range of amenities, such as shopping centres, schools, cultural sites, recreational areas and medical facilities. It is renowned for its Victorian hotels, 19th century pier, Napoleonic-era Redoubt Fortress and a variety of art galleries. The surrounding South Downs National Park offers numerous scenic walking trails and nature spots, such as Beachy Head, which is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain.

Adequate transportation links make BN20 an easily accessible area. The Eastbourne railway station connects to London, Brighton and Hastings, while multiple bus services run through the locality. Furthermore, nearby roads like the A22 provide links to the national motorway network. The nearest major airports are Gatwick and Heathrow Airport, although a smaller facility, Shoreham Airport, offers limited services.

The region is noted for its temperate climate, with Eastbourne often recording the highest sunshine levels in the UK. Its geographical location near the English Channel adds to its general appeal, with a mix of coastal living and easy access to major urban centres. Residential areas are typically formed of Victorian and Edwardian architecture, with pockets of more modern housing development also available throughout the region.

A Major part of this postcode area describes a community with a younger population compared to the surrounding area, living mainly in flats.

Residents:

  • More residents are below retirement age than the average.
  • Most people live in flats, more than any other postcode in the group.
  • Few residents live in care homes or communal establishments.
  • This is the least diverse community within the "Ageing Communities" group in terms of ethnicity.

Employment:

  • Many residents work in managerial and professional roles, similar to the surrounding area.
  • Few residents have jobs in manual or basic labor positions.

A Major part of this postcode area represents a younger and less diverse community compared to the surrounding area. Residents tend to live in flats and work in professional roles.

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

Electoral Wards

The BN20 postcode area covers Lower Willingdon, Meads, Old Town, Polegate South & Willingdon Watermill, Ratton, South Downs, Upper Willingdon, Upperton electoral wards.

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BN20 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BN20 postcode area is 21,505. 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 18,853, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 1,082. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (10,842), followed by No religion (8,543).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (7,241), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (5,549).

Economic Status

Most people in the BN20 postcode area mentioned they are Retired (10,426), while 6,910 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 6,849 adults have Level 4 education, while 2,630 have No qualifications education. The most common occupations in the BN20 area are

  • Professional occupations (2051)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (1334), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (1148)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BN20 is 48 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 75 to 100 (9557), Below 14 (8481), and Between 65 to 74 (8452).

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 BN20 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (4,669) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (2,892), and Small employers and own account workers (2,414).

Postcodes in BN20

There are total 4 postcode sectors present in the BN20 (listed below). The postcode BN20 has a total of 832 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BN20
NameType
AreaBN20
Ward

Lower Willingdon

Meads

Old Town

Polegate South & Willingdon Watermill

Ratton

South Downs

Upper Willingdon

Upperton

LTLA22Wealden, Eastbourne
UTLA22East Sussex
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland

Wealden, BN20 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Wealden, BN20 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

11

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

13

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

1

Robbery

1

Theft from the person

5

Vehicle crime

22

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

5

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

1

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

39

Violence and sexual offences

12

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other crime

4

Other theft

7

Public order

1

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

31

Violence and sexual offences

12

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

4

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

11

Public order

3

Vehicle crime

29

Violence and sexual offences

16

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other crime

8

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

1

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

3

Vehicle crime

26

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

4

Other theft

8

Public order

1

Robbery

3

Vehicle crime

30

Violence and sexual offences

18

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

1

Other crime

6

Other theft

9

Public order

3

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

53

Violence and sexual offences

20

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

4

Other crime

10

Other theft

13

Public order

2

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

32

Violence and sexual offences

23

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

8

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

1

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

41

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

1

Other crime

13

Other theft

5

Public order

3

Shoplifting

8

Vehicle crime

29

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

9

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

11

Public order

1

Robbery

5

Vehicle crime

35

Violence and sexual offences

8

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other crime

4

Other theft

3

Public order

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

29

Violence and sexual offences

13

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

3

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

1

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

15

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in BN20 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BN20 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£544,784.00£450,000.00 - £639,568.002
Flat£301,666.67£290,000.00 - £310,000.003
Terraced£670,000.00£670,000.00 - £670,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£751,666.67£340,000.00 - £1,150,000.003
Flat£270,325.00£80,000.00 - £560,000.006
Semi-Detached£395,000.00£395,000.00 - £395,000.001
Terraced£596,666.67£290,000.00 - £850,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£437,500.00£350,000.00 - £525,000.002
Flat£212,329.17£140,000.00 - £410,000.0012
Semi-Detached£461,333.33£420,000.00 - £482,000.003
Terraced£331,250.00£142,500.00 - £520,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£708,300.00£370,000.00 - £1,075,000.0010
Flat£320,450.00£100,000.00 - £650,000.0010
Semi-Detached£393,750.00£317,500.00 - £470,000.002
Terraced£457,833.33£330,000.00 - £695,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£543,700.00£300,000.00 - £852,500.0015
Flat£238,250.00£137,500.00 - £345,000.0010
Semi-Detached£478,000.00£420,000.00 - £670,000.005
Terraced£457,833.33£365,000.00 - £620,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£417,000.00£417,000.00 - £417,000.001
Flat£302,500.00£150,000.00 - £455,000.002
Semi-Detached£494,850.00£494,850.00 - £494,850.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£715,357.14£425,000.00 - £1,080,000.007
Flat£246,700.00£145,000.00 - £343,500.005
Semi-Detached£355,166.67£320,000.00 - £375,000.003
Terraced£438,000.00£300,000.00 - £725,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£945,000.00£435,000.00 - £1,800,000.007
Flat£340,375.00£178,000.00 - £650,000.008
Semi-Detached£359,214.29£295,000.00 - £428,000.007
Terraced£350,625.00£145,000.00 - £497,500.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£641,500.00£432,000.00 - £825,000.005
Flat£299,406.25£152,500.00 - £450,000.008
Semi-Detached£437,000.00£350,000.00 - £645,000.005
Terraced£459,362.50£279,950.00 - £550,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£604,375.00£585,000.00 - £630,000.004
Flat£284,050.00£150,000.00 - £690,000.0010
Semi-Detached£460,000.00£460,000.00 - £460,000.001
Terraced£804,000.00£804,000.00 - £804,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£597,916.67£465,000.00 - £975,000.006
Flat£289,200.00£210,000.00 - £370,000.0010
Semi-Detached£279,000.00£278,000.00 - £280,000.002
Terraced£475,000.00£475,000.00 - £475,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£751,684.21£300,000.00 - £1,700,000.0019
Flat£245,857.14£143,000.00 - £425,000.0014
Other£260,000.00£260,000.00 - £260,000.002
Semi-Detached£815,625.00£375,000.00 - £1,650,000.008
Terraced£468,458.33£337,500.00 - £925,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£650,000.00£650,000.00 - £650,000.001
Flat£328,800.00£167,500.00 - £750,000.0010
Semi-Detached£531,666.67£370,000.00 - £840,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£831,666.67£270,000.00 - £1,325,000.003
Flat£378,000.00£170,000.00 - £635,000.005
Other£465,000.00£465,000.00 - £465,000.001
Semi-Detached£445,000.00£445,000.00 - £445,000.001
Terraced£480,000.00£480,000.00 - £480,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£864,000.00£330,000.00 - £1,940,000.005
Flat£262,288.24£127,500.00 - £730,000.0017
Other£575,000.00£575,000.00 - £575,000.001
Semi-Detached£486,666.67£450,000.00 - £540,000.003
Terraced£455,333.33£247,000.00 - £570,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£669,777.78£375,000.00 - £1,040,000.009
Flat£308,113.33£156,750.00 - £750,000.009
Semi-Detached£464,400.00£310,000.00 - £901,950.008
Terraced£572,250.00£496,000.00 - £648,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£757,406.25£390,000.00 - £1,770,000.0016
Flat£257,536.36£97,500.00 - £370,000.0022
Semi-Detached£371,666.67£330,000.00 - £415,000.003
Terraced£645,708.33£340,000.00 - £1,175,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£565,000.00£280,000.00 - £951,000.009
Flat£272,963.93£125,000.00 - £620,000.0014
Semi-Detached£518,045.45£317,000.00 - £975,000.0011
Terraced£481,800.00£290,000.00 - £856,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£699,291.67£310,000.00 - £1,180,000.0012
Flat£328,675.59£210,000.00 - £590,000.0017
Semi-Detached£465,555.56£325,000.00 - £615,000.009
Terraced£376,700.20£240,000.00 - £521,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£853,545.45£350,000.00 - £2,200,000.0011
Flat£290,197.06£95,000.00 - £515,000.0034
Other£1,500,000.00£1,500,000.00 - £1,500,000.001
Semi-Detached£650,928.57£410,000.00 - £1,395,000.007
Terraced£586,333.33£320,000.00 - £940,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£791,631.11£400,000.00 - £1,700,000.009
Flat£279,154.55£83,000.00 - £650,000.0022
Other£293,500.00£190,000.00 - £397,000.002
Semi-Detached£517,000.00£370,000.00 - £800,000.003
Terraced£1,327,872.71£352,500.00 - £9,415,218.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£859,583.33£625,000.00 - £1,315,000.006
Flat£291,156.25£80,000.00 - £662,500.0016
Semi-Detached£566,071.43£400,000.00 - £915,000.007
Terraced£359,562.50£278,500.00 - £493,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£812,516.67£325,100.00 - £1,450,000.006
Flat£242,111.11£115,000.00 - £425,000.0018
Other£1,749,995.00£1,749,995.00 - £1,749,995.001
Semi-Detached£351,990.00£215,000.00 - £425,000.005
Terraced£535,312.50£440,000.00 - £661,250.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£613,025.00£396,000.00 - £945,000.008
Flat£279,781.67£89,000.00 - £550,000.0030
Other£300,000.00£300,000.00 - £300,000.001
Semi-Detached£414,142.86£315,000.00 - £525,000.007
Terraced£450,000.00£320,000.00 - £630,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£617,450.00£278,500.00 - £1,050,000.0010
Flat£327,386.92£134,000.00 - £675,000.0026
Other£400,000.00£400,000.00 - £400,000.001
Semi-Detached£321,500.00£261,000.00 - £360,000.004
Terraced£456,562.50£275,000.00 - £725,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£641,300.00£323,000.00 - £1,300,000.0010
Flat£260,080.56£125,000.00 - £460,000.0018
Other£900,000.00£900,000.00 - £900,000.001
Semi-Detached£337,125.00£286,000.00 - £390,000.004
Terraced£341,325.00£270,000.00 - £535,000.006
Schools in the BN20 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Gildredge HouseSecondary, Good1233 4-19BN208AB
Tarnerland Nursery SchoolNursery, Outstanding107 2-5BN20GR
Royal Spa Nursery SchoolNursery, Outstanding102 2-5BN20BT
Willingdon Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement449 5-11BN209RJ
Pashley Down Infant SchoolPrimary, Good265 4-7BN208NX
Queen's Park Primary SchoolPrimary, Good328 4-11BN20BN
St John the Baptist Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Good200 4-11BN20AH
Willingdon Community SchoolSecondary, Good1006 11-16BN209QX
Hamilton Lodge School and College for Deaf ChildrenSpecial, Good39 5-19BN20LS
The South Downs SchoolSpecial, Outstanding162 4-11BN208NU
Ocklynge Junior SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement795 7-11BN208XN
St John's Meads Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good215 4-11BN207XS
Amenities in the BN20 Postcode Area
  • Beachy Rise Guest House, BN20 7QN
  • Belle Tout Lighthouse, BN20 0AE
  • Brayscroft Private Hotel, BN20 7AH
  • Chalk Farm Hotel, BN20 9JD
  • Hydro Hotel, BN20 7HZ
  • The British Queen, BN20 9PG
  • Tiger Inn, BN20 0DA
  • Wheatsheaf Inn, BN20 9HP
  • Red Lion Public House, BN20 9HQ
  • The Beachy Head Hotel, BN20 7YA
  • Birling Gap Hotel, BN20 0AB
  • Hikers Rest Coffee Shop, BN20 0DR
  • Thai Terre, BN20 0BY
  • The Beehive, Deli on the Green, BN20 0BY
  • Ancient Grains, BN20 7RG
  • Sainsbury's Local, BN20 8NH
  • Tesco, BN20 7RH
  • The Co-operative, BN20 7QY
  • East Dean Grange Residential Home, BN20 0DE
  • Alma Lodge Rest Home, BN20 7LH
  • Ashdale House, BN20 7AU
  • Beamsley House, BN20 7AT
  • Beechwood Grove Care Home, BN20 8EH
  • Willingdon Community School, BN20 9QX
  • Bedes School, BN20 7XL
  • Earlybirds Club at Pashley Down Infant School, BN20 8NX
  • Gildredge House School, BN20 8AD
  • Greynore Restaurant, Greynore Building, University of Brighton, BN20 7UR
  • Kamsons Pharmacy, BN20 8QJ
  • Kamsons Pharmacy, BN20 7RG
  • Mace, BN20 8QJ
  • Willingdon Village Stores Ltd, BN20 9HL
  • Welcome and Post Office, BN20 9PN
  • All Saints Chapel, BN20 7PE
  • Black Cat Tearooms, BN20 7RH
  • Old Town Community Centre, BN20 8PL
  • Lunch Club, BN20 9RA
  • Village Lunch Club, BN20 0DR