BS28 Postcode Area Information

Population
3,287
Avg Annual Income
£47,400
Full Time Employees
20.99%
Average Age
48.88

Area Overview

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

The BS28 postcode area, more commonly referred to as the Wedmore postcode area, is situated in the county of Somerset in South West England. The primary settlement is the village of Wedmore, but the postcode also covers other smaller areas including Bagley, Mudgley, and Blackford.

The area is predominantly rural, characterised by sweeping landscapes of fields, forests, and the Cheddar Reservoir. Hence, it's immensely popular among nature lovers. The Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is also within comfortable travelling distance.

Amenity-wise, most services centre around the village of Wedmore. The village hosts several pubs, restaurants, and tea rooms, a church, a post office, shops, and a health centre. It's also well-known for the Isle of Wedmore Golf Club, which attracts both locals and visitors.

On the educational front, the area is served by the Wedmore First School Academy and Hugh Sexeys C of E Middle School, both reputable institutions. The nearest higher education facility is located in the city of Bristol.

As for transport, the area is more accessible by car due to its rural nature. The nearest major road is the A38 which provides access to Bristol and the M5 motorway. Public transport services are comparatively limited; however, there are some bus routes that serve the village and the surrounding regions. The nearest railway stations are Bridgwater and Highbridge & Burnham, both located about 20 minutes' drive away. The area is also a short distance from Bristol Airport, facilitating air travel for residents and visitors alike.

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 BS28 postcode district

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

Electoral Wards

The postcode area covers King Alfred electoral wards.

BS28 Postcode Map

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BS28 Area Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BS28 postcode area is 3,287. 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 3,157, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 62. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (1,794), followed by No religion (1,289).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (806), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (454).

Economic Status

Most people in the nearby area mentioned they are Retired (952), while 690 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 1,225 adults have Level 4 education, while 406 have Level 2 education. The most common occupations are

  • Managers, directors and senior officials (326)
  • Professional occupations (320), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (198)

Age

The average age of people living in area is 49 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 55 to 64 (1199), Between 65 to 74 (1128), and Between 45 to 54 (1038).

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 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (677) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (558), and Small employers and own account workers (546).

Postcodes in BS28

There are total 1 postcode sectors present in the BS28 (listed below). The postcode BS28 has a total of 222 postcodes.

BS284WD (terminated)
BS284DG (terminated)
BS284HA (terminated)
BS284ZR (terminated)
BS284YB (terminated)
BS284YD (terminated)
BS284ZJ (terminated)
BS284UA (terminated)
BS284JR (terminated)
BS284YF (terminated)
BS284YL (terminated)
BS284DJ (terminated)
BS284WE (terminated)
BS284WY (terminated)
BS284EN (terminated)
BS284YH (terminated)
BS284WA (terminated)
BS284NW (terminated)
BS284WB (terminated)
BS284ER (terminated)
BS284LZ (terminated)
BS284ZN (terminated)
BS284WZ (terminated)
BS284YA (terminated)
BS284DP (terminated)
BS284XZ (terminated)
BS284WF (terminated)
BS284WG (terminated)
BS284DL (terminated)
BS284ZQ (terminated)
BS284YG (terminated)
BS284YJ (terminated)
BS284BF (terminated)
BS284WX (terminated)
BS284YE (terminated)
BS284EF (terminated)
BS284ZX (terminated)
ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaBS28
Ward

King Alfred

LTLA22Sedgemoor
UTLA22Somerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland

BS28 Crime Statstics

Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Crime rate by Month

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Other theft

2

Vehicle crime

2

Violence and sexual offences

1

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

4

Violence and sexual offences

1

Burglary

1

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

2

Vehicle crime

3

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Other crime

1

Other theft

2

Public order

14

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

2

Other crime

1

Vehicle crime

3

Violence and sexual offences

1

Other theft

2

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

2

Public order

5

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

1

Other theft

3

Vehicle crime

6

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

4

Other theft

1

Public order

4

Violence and sexual offences

4

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

1

Public order

2

Violence and sexual offences

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other theft

1

Vehicle crime

5

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

3

Public order

1

Shoplifting

1

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

4

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Vehicle crime

1

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Other theft

1

Vehicle crime

2

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

BS28 Property Statstics

Sold House Prices over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£375,000.00£375,000.00 - £375,000.001
Flat£320,000.00£295,000.00 - £345,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£565,000.00£565,000.00 - £565,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£218,000.00£200,000.00 - £236,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£183,500.00£138,000.00 - £227,500.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£688,000.00£688,000.00 - £688,000.001
Flat£227,285.71£128,000.00 - £395,000.007
Semi-Detached£485,750.00£448,000.00 - £589,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£297,333.33£290,000.00 - £312,000.003
Semi-Detached£440,000.00£330,000.00 - £550,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£520,000.00£520,000.00 - £520,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£622,000.00£519,000.00 - £725,000.002
Flat£150,000.00£150,000.00 - £150,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£690,000.00£690,000.00 - £690,000.001
Flat£269,920.00£195,000.00 - £359,600.005
Terraced£534,750.00£339,500.00 - £730,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£751,666.67£710,000.00 - £795,000.003
Other£1,300,000.00£1,300,000.00 - £1,300,000.001
Terraced£441,000.00£441,000.00 - £441,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£840,800.00£450,000.00 - £1,594,000.005
Flat£274,625.00£185,500.00 - £343,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£767,500.00£767,500.00 - £767,500.001
Flat£272,771.43£128,000.00 - £421,000.007
Other£900,000.00£900,000.00 - £900,000.001
Terraced£340,000.00£340,000.00 - £340,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£608,000.00£372,000.00 - £750,000.008
Flat£303,500.00£189,500.00 - £384,000.005
Terraced£370,000.00£370,000.00 - £370,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£705,000.00£705,000.00 - £705,000.001
Flat£244,975.00£112,500.00 - £363,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£665,000.00£665,000.00 - £665,000.001
Flat£220,000.00£220,000.00 - £220,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£808,316.67£615,000.00 - £960,000.003
Flat£310,000.00£250,000.00 - £370,000.002
Other£299,000.00£299,000.00 - £299,000.001
Semi-Detached£483,000.00£483,000.00 - £483,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£307,562.50£115,000.00 - £475,000.008
Other£500,000.00£500,000.00 - £500,000.002
Semi-Detached£1,100,000.00£1,100,000.00 - £1,100,000.001
Terraced£312,666.67£173,000.00 - £415,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£1,350,000.00£1,050,000.00 - £1,650,000.002
Semi-Detached£360,000.00£360,000.00 - £360,000.001
Terraced£491,999.00£491,999.00 - £491,999.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£237,155.44£125,000.00 - £365,000.009
Terraced£885,000.00£795,000.00 - £975,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£625,000.00£625,000.00 - £625,000.001
Flat£238,345.00£156,000.00 - £365,000.0010
Other£796,666.67£750,000.00 - £825,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£982,154.67£575,000.00 - £1,700,000.003
Flat£281,100.00£175,000.00 - £335,000.003
Semi-Detached£320,000.00£320,000.00 - £320,000.001
Terraced£428,000.00£275,000.00 - £581,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£589,000.00£589,000.00 - £589,000.001
Flat£268,291.67£214,000.00 - £320,000.006
Other£1,330,000.00£740,000.00 - £1,950,000.003
Semi-Detached£574,000.00£574,000.00 - £574,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£652,500.00£400,000.00 - £980,000.004
Flat£259,490.00£205,000.00 - £365,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£427,125.00£198,000.00 - £515,000.007
Other£279,440.00£250,000.00 - £308,880.002
Terraced£506,125.00£342,000.00 - £825,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£826,791.67£560,000.00 - £1,200,000.006
Flat£256,718.75£179,000.00 - £375,000.008
Other£634,500.00£294,000.00 - £975,000.002
Terraced£540,000.00£540,000.00 - £540,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£511,666.67£385,000.00 - £620,000.003
Flat£277,895.00£201,225.00 - £333,250.005
Other£725,000.00£725,000.00 - £725,000.001
Terraced£420,000.00£420,000.00 - £420,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£632,500.00£632,500.00 - £632,500.001
Flat£272,500.00£187,500.00 - £340,000.003
Semi-Detached£375,000.00£375,000.00 - £375,000.001
Terraced£244,441.00£225,000.00 - £263,882.002
Schools

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Wedmore First School AcademyPrimary, Good156 2-9BS284BS
Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle SchoolSecondary, Outstanding616 9-13BS284ND
Willow Park CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Not Rated135 4-11BS28BE
Amenities
  • Orchard Farm & Cottages, BS28 4PT
  • The Swan, BS28 4EQ
  • Isle of Wedmore Golf Club, BS28 4QT
  • Sexeys Arms Inn, BS28 4NT
  • Isle Of Wedmore Bowls Club, BS28 4BS
  • New Inn, BS28 4DU
  • The Post & Wicket @ The Sports Pavillion, BS28 4BS
  • Chub's Cafe, BS28 4UQ
  • Pumpkin Delicatessen & Cafe, BS28 4EB
  • Sweets Tea Rooms, BS28 4UE
  • Table 8, BS28 4AB
  • Little Owls Childcare Centre, BS28 4SA
  • Rose Farm, BS28 4HB
  • The Somerset Sausage Company Ltd, BS28 4HS
  • Wilkins & Son, BS28 4TU
  • Blackford Village Hall, BS28 4NX
  • Poplar Farm B&B, BS28 4PP
  • Hugh Sexey CoE Middle School, BS28 4ND
  • Wedmore First School Academy, BS28 4BS
  • Wedmore After School Club, BS28 4BS
  • Splott Farm Coffee, BS28 4PD
  • Pisces, BS28 4EB
  • Bioaqua Farm, BS28 4PA
  • Coombes Micro Dairy, BS28 4NH
  • Hectors Farm Shop, BS28 4EB
  • Wedmore Paper Shop & Village Stores, BS28 4AB