B79 8AH

a large user postcode in Tamworth, Staffordshire

B79 8AH Location Map


Latitude: 52.6406 / 52°38'26"N

Longitude: -1.6913 / 1°41'28"W

OS Eastings: 420986

OS Northings: 304805

OS Grid: SK209048

Mapcode National: GBR 4FD.K6V

Mapcode Global: WHCGX.ZWSJ

Open Location Code: 9C4WJ8R5+6F

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by B79 8AH, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.

Ashby Road, Tamworth B79 8AH


B79 8AH is a large user postcode in Tamworth, Staffordshire. It was first introduced in January 1980.

'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:
Landau Forte Academy Tamworth Sixth Form, Ashby Road, Tamworth B79 8AH.

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.

Tamworth is a town, which had a population of 73,924 in the 2011 census.

B79 8AH is in the Birmingham travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust.

B79 8AH has a Healthy Living Index of 5/10 (Moderate).

B79 8AH has a Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index of 10/10 (Very high), and an Area Retail Diversity Index of 8/10 (High). Supermarkets near B79 8AH include Aldi, Asda, Co-Operative Food, Farmfoods, Lidl, Morrisons and Sainsbury's. (Source: Open Streetmap)

B79 8AH is approximately 84m (276ft) above sea level.

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of B79 8AH 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

Tamworth Borough Council




Maureen Gant (Conservative)
John Chesworth (Conservative)
Robert Pritchard (Conservative)

County Council

Staffordshire County Council

Electoral Division


County Councillor

Ben Adams (Conservative)

United Kingdom Parliament




Christopher Pincher (Conservative)

European Parliament

European Region

West Midlands


Jill Seymour (UKIP)
Neena Gill CBE (Labour)
Dan Dalton (Conservative)
James Carver ()
SiƓn Simon (Labour)
Anthea McIntyre (Conservative)
Bill Etheridge ()

Broadband Internet

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for B79 8AH

District council ward
District council
Tamworth Borough Council
County council
Staffordshire County Council
UK Parliament constituency
European region
West Midlands

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