a non-residential postcode in Altham, Lancashire

BB5 5YH Location Map


Latitude: 53.7894 / 53°47'21"N

Longitude: -2.3409 / 2°20'27"W

OS Eastings: 377640

OS Northings: 432618

OS Grid: SD776326

Mapcode National: GBR DS3M.0B

Mapcode Global: WH96Y.00KT

Open Location Code: 9C5VQMQ5+QJ

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by BB5 5YH, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.

Shorten Brook Drive, Altham Business Park, Altham, Accrington BB5 5YH


BB5 5YH is a non-residential postcode in Altham, Lancashire. It was first introduced in January 1995.

Commercial rateable values range from £76,000 to £405,000 with an average of £245,100. The most common recorded business types are Factory and Warehouse.

BB5 5YH is in the Blackburn travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the East Lancashire Teaching Primary Care Trust.

BB5 5YH has a Healthy Living Index of 6/10 (Moderate).

BB5 5YH has a Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index of 0/10 (Nonexistent), and an Area Retail Diversity Index of 4/10 (Low). Supermarkets near BB5 5YH include Aldi, Asda, Co-Operative Food, Farmfoods, Lidl, Morrisons and Tesco. (Source: Open Streetmap)

BB5 5YH is approximately 93m (305ft) above sea level.

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of BB5 5YH are represented at different levels of local, regional and national government by elected representatives. Where known, these are shown here.

This data is updated approximately monthly, and may not necessarily take account of the results of any elections held recently.

Please note! Local elections were held across much of the UK on 2nd May 2019, and elections to the European parliament are scheduled to be held on 23rd May 2019. The list of elected representatives shown here will be updated as soon as possible after the election results are published, but you should not rely on them in the short term.

District Council

Hyndburn Borough Council




Miles Parkinson (Labour)
Stephen Button (Labour)

County Council

Lancashire County Council

Electoral Division

Great Harwood, Rishton & Clayton-le-Moors

County Councillor

Miles Parkinson (Labour)

United Kingdom Parliament




Graham P Jones (Labour)

European Parliament

European Region

North West


Theresa Griffin (Labour)
Paul Nuttall ()
Jacqueline Foster (Conservative)
Wajid Khan (Labour)
Louise Bours ()
Julie Ward (Labour)
Sajjad Karim (Conservative)
Steven Woolfe ()

Broadband Internet

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability. This is the most recent data for BB5 5YH.

Full fibre availability
Ultrafast broadband availability
Superfast broadband availability
Premises unable to receive 30Mbits/s
Premises unable to receive 10Mbits/s
Premises unable to receive 5Mbits/s
Premises unable to receive 2Mbits/s
Premises below Universal Service Obligation
  • Definitions
  • Ultrafast: 300Mbit/s or greater
  • Superfast: 30Mbit/s to less than 300Mbit/s
  • Universal Service Obligation: Download speeds at or above 10Mbit/s and upload speeds at or above 1Mbit/s

Broadband statistics for commercial properties are less reliable than for domestic properties, as businesses are more likely to have other forms of Internet access that are not classified as 'Broadband'.


The most recent Ofsted rankings for schools near BB5 5YH.


Altham St James Church of England Primary School

Burnley Road, Altham, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 5UH

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 4 - 11


St John the Baptist Roman Catholic Primary School, Padiham

St John's Road, Padiham, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 7BN

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 3 - 11


Hapton Church of England/Methodist Primary School

Manchester Road, Hapton, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 5RF

Voluntary Controlled School

Ages 4 - 11


Simonstone St Peter's Church of England Primary School

School Lane, Simonstone, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 7HR

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 5 - 11


Padiham Green Church of England Primary School

St Anne's Street, Padiham, Lancashire, BB12 7AX

Voluntary Controlled School

Ages 5 - 11



Shuttleworth College

Burnley Road, Padiham, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 8ST

Foundation School

Ages 11 - 16

Needs improvement

Accrington Academy

Queens Road West, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 4FF

Academy Sponsor Led

Ages 11 - 19


Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High School

Queen's Road West, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 4AY

Academy Converter

Ages 11 - 18


Hameldon Community College

Coal Clough Lane, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 5BT

Community School

Ages 11 - 16

Needs improvement

Norden High School and Sports College

Stourton Street, Rishton, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 4ED

Community School

Ages 11 - 16


Mount Carmel Roman Catholic High School, Hyndburn

Wordsworth Road, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 0LU

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 11 - 16

Needs improvement

UTC Lancashire

Trafalgar Street, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1RA

University Technical College

Ages 14 - 19

Needs improvement

The Hollins Technology College

Hollins Lane, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 2QY

Community School

Ages 11 - 16


Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School

Haworth Street, Oswaldtwistle, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 3EA

Community School

Ages 11 - 16


St Augustine's Roman Catholic High School, Billington

Elker Lane, Billington, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9JA

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 11 - 16


The overall school grade in this area is high.

Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for BB5 5YH

Civil parish/community
District council ward
District council
Hyndburn Borough Council
County council
Lancashire County Council
UK Parliament constituency
European region
North West

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