OL5 Postcode Area Information

Avg Annual Income
Full Time Employees
Average Age

Area Overview

The postcode area is located in the Tameside, Tameside postcode town, in the North West, England region.

Imagine a vibrant community filled with young families:

  • Lots of young children: A Major part of this postcode area has many families with kids, especially toddlers and preschoolers, creating a lively and energetic atmosphere.
  • More young adults, fewer retirees: Compared to other areas, young adults make up a bigger part of the population, while there are fewer retirees. Think of young families and professionals enjoying their early careers.
  • Mostly renters, well-educated, and professional: Renting privately is more common here, suggesting a younger population who might not be settled yet. Many residents are well-educated and work in professional, technical, or administrative jobs.

Think of a neighborhood with playgrounds buzzing with activity, young couples starting families, and successful professionals on the rise.

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

Electoral Wards

The postcode area covers Mossley electoral wards.

OL5 Postcode Map

OL5 Area Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of OL5 postcode area is 11,562. 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 10,657, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 234. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (5,838), followed by No religion (4,806).


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (2,631), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (1,634).

Economic Status

Most people in the nearby area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (3,739), while 1,902 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 3,046 adults have Level 4 education, while 1,445 have No qualifications education. The most common occupations are

  • Professional occupations (1178)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (918), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (653)


The average age of people living in area is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (3248), Between 45 to 54 (2576), and Between 35 to 44 (2371).


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 (2,095) followed by Intermediate occupations (1,212), and Routine occupations (1,206).

Postcodes in OL5

There are total 2 postcode sectors present in the OL5 (listed below). The postcode OL5 has a total of 408 postcodes.

OL5 9FA (terminated)
OL5 9XE (terminated)
OL5 9AE (terminated)
OL5 9AP (terminated)
OL5 9BJ (terminated)
OL5 9FB (terminated)
OL5 9NE (terminated)
OL5 9PR (terminated)
OL5 9XA (terminated)
OL5 9QL (terminated)
OL5 9WW (terminated)
OL5 9NP (terminated)
OL5 9AW (terminated)
OL5 9AR (terminated)
OL5 9DJ (terminated)
OL5 9JZ (terminated)
OL5 9AU (terminated)
OL5 9ZP (terminated)
OL5 9FE (terminated)
OL5 9XB (terminated)
OL5 9FD (terminated)
OL5 9PJ (terminated)
OL5 9PS (terminated)
OL5 9SG (terminated)
OL5 9FF (terminated)
OL5 9HS (terminated)
OL5 9WA (terminated)
OL5 9WZ (terminated)
OL5 0BJ (terminated)
OL5 0AE (terminated)
OL5 0ER (terminated)
OL5 0GZ (terminated)
OL5 0HP (terminated)
OL5 0JQ (terminated)
OL5 0LZ (terminated)
OL5 0NA (terminated)
OL5 0RE (terminated)
OL5 0PZ (terminated)
OL5 0PJ (terminated)
OL5 0RP (terminated)
OL5 0XA (terminated)
OL5 0HN (terminated)
OL5 0ND (terminated)
OL5 0RU (terminated)
OL5 0WA (terminated)
OL5 0DQ (terminated)
OL5 0WY (terminated)
OL5 0FF (terminated)
OL5 0EA (terminated)
OL5 0EP (terminated)
OL5 0FZ (terminated)
OL5 0FE (terminated)
OL5 0FD (terminated)
OL5 0WZ (terminated)
OL5 0FB (terminated)
OL5 0FG (terminated)
OL5 0DS (terminated)
OL5 0AY (terminated)
OL5 0FA (terminated)
OL5 0XB (terminated)
ONS Administrative Info


RegionNorth West

OL5 Crime Statstics

Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Crime rate by Month


Violence and sexual offences


Criminal damage and arson


Criminal damage and arson


Violence and sexual offences


Other theft


Criminal damage and arson

OL5 Property Statstics

Sold House Prices over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£156,500.00£156,500.00 - £156,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£46,000.00£46,000.00 - £46,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£145,000.00£145,000.00 - £145,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£150,000.00£150,000.00 - £150,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£105,000.00£105,000.00 - £105,000.002
Semi-Detached£270,000.00£270,000.00 - £270,000.002
Terraced£160,000.00£145,000.00 - £175,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£163,000.00£125,000.00 - £187,000.005
Semi-Detached£380,000.00£380,000.00 - £380,000.001
Terraced£126,600.00£80,000.00 - £190,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£455,000.00£400,000.00 - £510,000.003
Semi-Detached£217,500.00£190,000.00 - £245,000.003
Terraced£145,750.00£128,000.00 - £163,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£172,500.00£172,500.00 - £172,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£225,375.00£165,000.00 - £298,000.003
Terraced£175,875.00£125,000.00 - £211,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£160,000.00£160,000.00 - £160,000.001
Flat£107,000.00£51,000.00 - £150,000.003
Semi-Detached£181,900.00£165,000.00 - £205,000.003
Terraced£198,414.29£164,400.00 - £300,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£475,000.00£475,000.00 - £475,000.001
Flat£127,000.00£127,000.00 - £127,000.001
Terraced£192,500.00£127,500.00 - £265,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£215,000.00£170,000.00 - £260,000.002
Terraced£145,125.00£115,000.00 - £280,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£345,000.00£207,000.00 - £483,000.002
Semi-Detached£262,500.00£180,000.00 - £335,000.004
Terraced£194,812.50£135,000.00 - £287,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£356,533.33£140,000.00 - £875,000.008
Flat£120,500.00£100,000.00 - £141,000.004
Semi-Detached£219,250.00£185,000.00 - £253,500.004
Terraced£162,937.50£115,000.00 - £207,500.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£297,500.00£280,000.00 - £315,000.002
Flat£104,000.00£101,000.00 - £107,000.002
Other£198,000.00£198,000.00 - £198,000.001
Semi-Detached£262,650.00£220,000.00 - £337,950.003
Terraced£180,312.60£57,563.00 - £315,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£540,000.00£405,000.00 - £675,000.002
Terraced£165,000.00£125,000.00 - £205,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£239,675.00£232,000.00 - £247,350.002
Terraced£184,714.29£115,000.00 - £250,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£532,500.00£532,500.00 - £532,500.001
Semi-Detached£251,750.00£235,000.00 - £292,000.003
Terraced£188,477.27£128,000.00 - £230,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£305,000.00£225,000.00 - £385,000.002
Flat£109,500.00£93,000.00 - £138,500.003
Other£211,000.00£107,000.00 - £315,000.002
Semi-Detached£316,000.00£307,000.00 - £325,000.002
Terraced£178,805.28£110,000.00 - £278,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£278,750.00£272,500.00 - £285,000.002
Flat£92,500.00£60,000.00 - £145,000.005
Other£590,000.00£590,000.00 - £590,000.001
Semi-Detached£250,800.00£140,000.00 - £425,000.007
Terraced£221,593.75£147,000.00 - £645,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£446,750.00£415,000.00 - £461,000.003
Flat£135,000.00£135,000.00 - £135,000.001
Semi-Detached£298,500.00£225,000.00 - £372,000.002
Terraced£221,354.17£100,000.00 - £440,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£160,000.00£115,000.00 - £205,000.002
Semi-Detached£206,666.67£160,000.00 - £270,000.004
Terraced£252,208.33£123,500.00 - £305,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£625,500.00£625,500.00 - £625,500.001
Flat£129,000.00£129,000.00 - £129,000.001
Semi-Detached£210,500.00£127,000.00 - £340,000.007
Terraced£162,516.24£124,000.00 - £217,500.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£95,000.00£95,000.00 - £95,000.001
Semi-Detached£271,175.00£214,700.00 - £295,000.003
Terraced£153,000.00£95,000.00 - £185,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£317,000.00£280,000.00 - £335,500.003
Flat£125,614.00£115,000.00 - £138,000.003
Other£725.00£725.00 - £725.001
Semi-Detached£195,424.88£90,000.00 - £253,500.006
Terraced£221,357.14£137,000.00 - £300,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£124,000.00£124,000.00 - £124,000.001
Semi-Detached£252,516.67£115,000.00 - £350,000.003
Terraced£181,203.71£100,000.00 - £255,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£139,250.00£139,250.00 - £139,250.001
Semi-Detached£309,874.38£199,995.00 - £350,000.005
Terraced£246,096.88£125,000.00 - £335,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£200,000.00£200,000.00 - £200,000.001
Flat£150,666.67£109,000.00 - £203,000.003
Other£140,000.00£140,000.00 - £140,000.001
Semi-Detached£175,000.00£175,000.00 - £175,000.001
Terraced£180,500.00£110,000.00 - £300,000.005

Livingstone Primary SchoolPrimary, Good220 3-11OL50AP
Milton St John's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good253 3-11OL50BN
Micklehurst All Saints CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good220 3-11OL59DR
St George's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good150 3-11OL50HT
St Joseph's RC Primary SchoolPrimary, Good184 3-11OL50ES
Mossley Hollins High SchoolSecondary, Outstanding879 11-16OL59DP
  • The Gillery, OL5 0AD
  • The Roaches Lock, OL5 9BB
  • Aurora Caffe Bar, OL5 9AJ
  • Best 'O' Brass Inn, OL5 9AB
  • Britannia Inn, OL5 9AJ
  • Georges Deli, OL5 0AA
  • Cafe@Woodend Mill, OL5 9AY
  • Chutney Massala, OL5 9BB
  • Country Style Cafe, OL5 9AB
  • Doodle Pots, OL5 0PF
  • Co-op Late Shop, OL5 0LS
  • Ashiana, OL5 9PH
  • Balti Chef, OL5 0AA
  • Bellas Sandwich Bar, OL5 9NH
  • Crunchy Chicken, OL5 9AB
  • Hing Wah Chippy, OL5 9AB
  • George Lawton Hall, OL5 0HR
  • Manns Wharf Quality Catering, OL5 9HL
  • Mossley Community Centre, OL5 0SG
  • Mossley Methodist Church Luncheon Club, OL5 0EX
  • Robertson Facilities Management Ltd At Mossley Hollins High School, OL5 9DJ
  • Dolce At St Josephs RC Primary School, OL5 0ES
  • Mellors Catering Services Ltd At St Georges Church Of England Primary School, OL5 0HT
  • Milton St Johns C E Primary School, OL5 0BN
  • Robertson Facilities Management Ltd At Livingstone Primary School, OL5 0AP
  • A Taylor Butcher, OL5 0LL
  • Hatch Bakery, OL5 9PH
  • Mossley Whole Foods T/a Mossley Organic And Fine Foods, OL5 0NY
  • The Veg Lord, OL5 9AY
  • Bakers Rolls, OL5 0LL
  • Castle Top Private Day Care Nursery, OL5 9BW
  • Fire Station Day Nursery, OL5 9BB
  • Sandon House-HC-One, OL5 0JG