KY1 1RU

a large user postcode in Kirkcaldy

KY1 1RU Location Map

Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1114 / 56°6'40"N

Longitude: -3.1663 / 3°9'58"W

OS Eastings: 327569

OS Northings: 691569

OS Grid: NT275915

Location Encoding

Mapcode National: GBR 29.LW2B

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.BNHB

Plus Code: 9C8R4R6M+GF

Maidenhead Locator System: IO86kc06

What Three Birds: wren.capercaillie.cormorant

What are these?

Marker point and cooordinate accuracy: Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean.

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Abbotshall Road, Kirkcaldy KY1 1RU

Summary

KY1 1RU is a large user postcode in Kirkcaldy. It was first introduced in May 1983.

'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:
Fife Council, Forth House, Abbotshall Road, Kirkcaldy KY1 1RU.

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.

KY1 1RU is in the Dunfermline and Kirkcaldy travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Kirkcaldy and Levenmouth Community Health Partners Primary Care Trust.

KY1 1RU is approximately 32m (105ft) above sea level.

Office of National Statistics Output Area Classification for the area containing KY1 1RU

5b1: Urbanites - Ageing Urban Living - Delayed Retirement

Office of National Statistics Rural/Urban classification for KY1 1RU

Scotland 2: a large town or medium-sized city

Healthy Living Index

3/10 (Low)

Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index

9/10 (Very high)

Area Retail Diversity Index

5/10 (Moderate)

Supermarkets near KY1 1RU include Aldi, Asda, Co-Operative Food, Farmfoods, Lidl, M&S Simply Food, Morrisons and Sainsbury's. (Source: OpenStreetMap)

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of KY1 1RU 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 or by-elections held recently.

Unitary Authority

Fife Council

Ward

Kirkcaldy Central

Councillors

Blair Allan (SNP)
Alistair Cameron (Labour)
Judy Hamilton (Labour)

Scottish Parliament

Region

Mid Scotland and Fife

Regional MSPs

Claire Baker (Labour)
Murdo Fraser (Conservative)
Dean Lockhart (Conservative)
Alex Rowley (Labour)
Mark Ruskell (Green)
Liz Smith (Conservative)
Alexander Stewart (Conservative)

 

Scottish Parliament constituency

Kirkcaldy

MSP

David Torrance (SNP)

United Kingdom Parliament

Constituency

Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

MP

Neale Hanvey (Alba Party)

Broadband Internet

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability. This is the most recent data for KY1 1RU.

Full fibre availability
%
Ultrafast broadband availability
100%
Superfast broadband availability
100%
Premises unable to receive 30Mbits/s
0%
Premises unable to receive 10Mbits/s
0%
Premises unable to receive 5Mbits/s
0%
Premises unable to receive 2Mbits/s
0%
Premises below Universal Service Obligation
0%
  • 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

Schools

The most recent Ofsted rankings for schools near KY1 1RU.

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for KY1 1RU

Data Zone
S01009479
Kirkcaldy Central
Intermediate Zone
S02000516
Kirkcaldy Central
Intermediate Zone
S02001784
Kirkcaldy Central
Health Board area
S08000029
Fife
Local Authority
S12000047
Fife
Local Authority Ward
S13002955
Kirkcaldy Central
Westminster Parliamentary Constituency
S14000041
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
European Electoral Region
S15000001
Scotland
Travel to Work Area
S22000057
Dunfermline and Kirkcaldy
Police Force Area
S23000009
Scotland
Local Authority
S30000042
Fife
Local Authority Ward
S31000108
Linktown and Kirkcaldy Central
Country
S92000003
Scotland

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