BS26 Postcode Area Information

Population
5,166
Avg Annual Income
£43,575
Full Time Employees
24.16%
Average Age
48.07

North Somerset, BS26 Postcode Area Overview

The BS26 postcode area is located in the North Somerset, Sedgemoor, North Somerset, Somerset postcode town, in the South West, England region.

The BS26 postcode area, located within the BS (Bristol) postcode area in England, primarily serves the district of Axbridge in Somerset. Nestled among scenic hills, it boasts of stunning landscapes and is close to the famous Cheddar Gorge and the Mendip Hills, an official Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Surrounding areas include Weston-Super-Mare and the historic city of Wells.

This postcode area is home to a variety of amenities including independent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. It also houses King John's Hunting Lodge, a Tudor-era museum that offers a historical tour of the area.

BS26 is well connected in terms of transportation. The main artery, the A38, provides fast and easy access to larger cities like Bristol and is also a gateway to the M5 motorway. There's also a good network of local buses serving the area. However, it should be noted that there is no direct railway station in BS26; the nearest would be Weston Milton in neighbouring BS22.

The area has a smaller population compared to the other postcode regions, which adds to the area's tranquillity and peaceful nature. The residential demographics encompass both young families and retirees who have moved here to enjoy the blend of rural living with modern amenities. Overall, BS26 exhibits a strong community bond with an emphasis on a relaxed lifestyle.

A Major part of this postcode area district describes a mix of ages and family situations in a rural setting:

  • Mostly older residents (45+) but also families with children: While the majority of residents are older, there's also a typical number of children aged 5-14, suggesting families tend to have older parents.
  • Spread out, rural area with low population density: Think of lots of space and far-between houses, unlike more crowded areas.
  • Cars are essential: Due to the remote location, most households have two or more cars to get around.

Imagine a peaceful countryside with detached houses, older residents, and some families with older parents. That's the vibe of the a big area of BS26 postcode district

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

Electoral Wards

The BS26 postcode area covers Banwell & Winscombe, Brent, Cheddar electoral wards.

BS26 Postcode Map

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BS26 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BS26 postcode area is 5,166. 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 4,922, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 90. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (2,580), followed by No religion (2,237).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (1,801), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (1,159).

Economic Status

Most people in the BS26 postcode area mentioned they are Retired (2,050), while 1,937 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 1,627 adults have Level 4 education, while 652 have Level 2 education. The most common occupations in the BS26 area are

  • Professional occupations (534)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (471), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (335)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BS26 is 48 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 55 to 64 (6045), Between 65 to 74 (5792), and Below 14 (5485).

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 BS26 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (990) followed by Small employers and own account workers (776), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (764).

Postcodes in BS26

There are total 1 postcode sectors present in the BS26 (listed below). The postcode BS26 has a total of 312 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BS26
NameType
AreaBS26
Ward

Banwell & Winscombe

Brent

Cheddar

LTLA22North Somerset, Sedgemoor
UTLA22North Somerset, Somerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland

North Somerset, BS26 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

North Somerset, BS26 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

5

Violence and sexual offences

1

Burglary

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

1

Other theft

2

Vehicle crime

16

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

6

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

3

Other theft

2

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

7

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

3

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

3

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

6

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

3

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

1

Other theft

4

Public order

4

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

1

Vehicle crime

5

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

6

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other theft

2

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

8

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

11

Other theft

3

Public order

2

Shoplifting

8

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

3

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

1

Other theft

5

Public order

2

Shoplifting

7

Violence and sexual offences

2

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

3

Other theft

3

Public order

2

Vehicle crime

5

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

1

Public order

3

Vehicle crime

2

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Other crime

2

Other theft

2

Public order

2

Vehicle crime

10

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in BS26 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BS26 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£100,000.00£100,000.00 - £100,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£621,666.67£415,000.00 - £960,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£220,000.00£220,000.00 - £220,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£517,500.00£360,000.00 - £675,000.002
Flat£168,000.00£168,000.00 - £168,000.002
Semi-Detached£315,000.00£315,000.00 - £315,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£535,000.00£535,000.00 - £535,000.001
Semi-Detached£314,000.00£260,000.00 - £390,000.005
Terraced£198,333.33£150,000.00 - £295,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£770,000.00£770,000.00 - £770,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£355,000.00£355,000.00 - £355,000.001
Flat£92,000.00£92,000.00 - £92,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£137,000.00£137,000.00 - £137,000.001
Other£902,500.00£870,000.00 - £935,000.002
Terraced£625,000.00£625,000.00 - £625,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£614,000.00£450,000.00 - £778,000.002
Other£175,000.00£175,000.00 - £175,000.001
Semi-Detached£280,000.00£235,000.00 - £325,000.002
Terraced£265,000.00£265,000.00 - £265,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£695,000.00£695,000.00 - £695,000.001
Other£675,000.00£675,000.00 - £675,000.001
Terraced£223,750.00£125,000.00 - £322,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£740,000.00£565,000.00 - £955,000.003
Semi-Detached£300,000.00£300,000.00 - £300,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£421,000.00£421,000.00 - £421,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£1,390,000.00£655,000.00 - £2,125,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£685,000.00£685,000.00 - £685,000.001
Flat£92,000.00£92,000.00 - £92,000.001
Terraced£250,500.00£245,000.00 - £256,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£491,166.67£461,000.00 - £542,500.003
Flat£95,000.00£95,000.00 - £95,000.001
Semi-Detached£321,500.00£318,000.00 - £325,000.002
Terraced£245,750.00£220,000.00 - £271,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£477,666.67£385,000.00 - £595,000.006
Terraced£332,500.00£332,500.00 - £332,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£730,000.00£590,000.00 - £870,000.002
Other£482,500.00£100,000.00 - £865,000.002
Terraced£285,000.00£285,000.00 - £285,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£420,000.00£420,000.00 - £420,000.001
Flat£215,000.00£215,000.00 - £215,000.001
Semi-Detached£282,500.00£265,000.00 - £300,000.002
Terraced£383,250.00£371,500.00 - £395,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£535,000.00£535,000.00 - £535,000.001
Semi-Detached£670,000.00£670,000.00 - £670,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£785,000.00£750,000.00 - £820,000.002
Flat£136,250.00£87,500.00 - £185,000.002
Semi-Detached£230,000.00£230,000.00 - £230,000.001
Terraced£680,000.00£680,000.00 - £680,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£556,195.00£556,195.00 - £556,195.001
Flat£157,500.00£155,000.00 - £160,000.002
Other£1,550,000.00£1,550,000.00 - £1,550,000.001
Semi-Detached£320,000.00£320,000.00 - £320,000.001
Terraced£575,000.00£575,000.00 - £575,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£585,000.00£585,000.00 - £585,000.001
Flat£130,000.00£130,000.00 - £130,000.001
Other£280,000.00£280,000.00 - £280,000.001
Semi-Detached£327,500.00£325,000.00 - £330,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£150,000.00£150,000.00 - £150,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£375,000.00£375,000.00 - £375,000.001
Flat£150,000.00£150,000.00 - £150,000.001
Semi-Detached£435,000.00£435,000.00 - £435,000.001
Terraced£270,000.00£270,000.00 - £270,000.001
Schools in the BS26 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Weare Academy First SchoolPrimary, Good184 2-9BS262JS
Axbridge Church of England First School AcademyPrimary, Good187 2-9BS262BA
Amenities in the BS26 Postcode Area
  • Compton House, BS26 2AJ
  • The Old Manor House, BS26 2ED
  • Webbington Hotel & Spa, BS26 2HU
  • Lamb Inn, BS26 2AP
  • New Inn, BS26 2EE
  • The Lamb Inn, BS26 2JF
  • Wellington Arms, BS26 2TE
  • Wheatsheaf Inn, BS26 2NH
  • Frankie Howerd's, BS26 2XE
  • Badgworth Arena, BS26 2QU
  • Chozen Noodles, BS26 2UF
  • Fresh Food Cafe, BS26 2UF
  • McDonalds, BS26 2UF
  • Costa Drive Thru', BS26 2UF
  • Frostino, BS26 2UF
  • Garden Square Deli, BS26 2UF
  • A J Webber Haulage Ltd, BS26 2SL
  • Jeff Cox Transport Ltd, BS26 2RJ
  • Southcroft Game & Farm Foods, BS26 2ED
  • Two Acre Farm, BS26 2ER
  • Green Farm, BS26 2RJ
  • Yew Trees Nursery, BS26 2SA
  • Notting Hill Day Nursery, BS26 2JU
  • St Michael's Cheshire Home, BS26 2DW
  • Axbridge Court Care Home, BS26 2AA
  • Times Past Cheese Dairy, BS26 2JU
  • Ad Astra, BS26 2NG
  • Impulse Foods, BS26 2UL
  • Badgworth Brewhouse, BS26 2QN
  • Antonia's Deli ( Mobile ), BS26 2DL
  • Thai by Tai, BS26 2UG
  • Antonia's Deli Ltd, BS26 2DL
  • Axbridge Town Hall, BS26 2AR
  • Badgworth and Biddisham Parish Hall, BS26 2RE
  • Rackley Llamas, BS26 2HJ
  • Weare Memorial Hall, BS26 2JN
  • Axbridge C of E First School Academy, BS26 2BA
  • Weare Academy First School, BS26 2JS
  • Post Offfice Counters Ltd, BS26 2BN
  • G H Lunn & Sons, BS26 2JE
  • Ploughman's Farm Shop, BS26 2SL
  • Shell Sedgemoor South, BS26 2UF
  • Axbridge Pharmacy, BS26 2AR
  • The Co-Operative, BS26 2AR