BS20 8QJ

a large user postcode in Portishead, North Somerset

BS20 8QJ Location Map


Latitude: 51.4826 / 51°28'57"N

Longitude: -2.7692 / 2°46'9"W

OS Eastings: 346684

OS Northings: 176242

OS Grid: ST466762

Mapcode National: GBR JH.KVHS

Mapcode Global: VH7BW.YZDT

Open Location Code: 9C3VF6MJ+28

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by BS20 8QJ, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.


BS20 8QJ is a large user postcode in Portishead, North Somerset. It was first introduced in January 2016.

'Large User' postcodes are allocated to organisations which receive large amounts of post. Unlike standard geographic postcodes, which cover up to 80 addresses, a large user postcode is unique to a single address.

To the best of our knowledge, the current address of this postcode is:
Avon & Somerset Constabulary, PO Box 37, Bristol BS20 8QJ.

The geographic coordinates assigned to a large user postcode may not necessarily be the actual coordinates of the location to which mail is delivered. If the address is a PO Box, then the coordinates will usually be the Royal Mail sorting office which handles mail for that postcode. In other cases, the coordinates of the postcode may be the headquarters, or registered office, of an organisation rather than the building which receives mail.

Portishead is a town, which had a population of 23,699 in the 2011 census.

BS20 8QJ is in the Bristol travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the North Somerset Primary Care Trust.

BS20 8QJ has a Healthy Living Index of 9/10 (Very high).

BS20 8QJ has a Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index of 9/10 (Very high), and an Area Retail Diversity Index of 8/10 (High). Supermarkets near BS20 8QJ include Aldi, Co-Operative Food, Iceland, Lidl, Sainsbury's and Waitrose. (Source: Open Streetmap)

BS20 8QJ is approximately 10m (33ft) above sea level.

BS20 8QJ is less than five miles from the coast

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of BS20 8QJ 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.

Unitary Authority

North Somerset Council


Portishead North


Reyna Knight (Conservative)

United Kingdom Parliament


North Somerset


Dr Liam Fox (Conservative)

European Parliament

European Region

South West


William (The Earl of) Dartmouth ()
Ashley Fox (Conservative)
Julia Reid ()
Julie Girling ()
Clare Moody (Labour)
Molly Scott Cato (Green)

Broadband Internet

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for BS20 8QJ

Civil parish/community
Unitary Authority ward (UTW)
Portishead North
Unitary Authority
North Somerset Council
UK Parliament constituency
North Somerset
European region
South West

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