BH12 4HS

a large user postcode in Poole, Poole

BH12 4HS Location Map


Latitude: 50.7424 / 50°44'32"N

Longitude: -1.9339 / 1°56'1"W

OS Eastings: 404762

OS Northings: 93649

OS Grid: SZ047936

Mapcode National: GBR XZT.R7

Mapcode Global: FRA 67V3.SJ8

Open Location Code: 9C2WP3R8+XC

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by BH12 4HS, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.

Herbert Avenue, Poole BH12 4HS


BH12 4HS is a large user postcode in Poole, Poole. 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:
St. Aldhelms Academy, Herbert Avenue, Poole BH12 4HS.

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.

Commercial rateable values range from £1,625 to £442,500 with an average of £123,754. The most common recorded business types are School and Leisure Centre.

Poole is a town, which had a population of 154,718 in the 2011 census.

BH12 4HS is in the Poole travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Bournemouth and Poole Teaching Primary Care Trust.

BH12 4HS has a Healthy Living Index of 2/10 (Very low).

BH12 4HS has a Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index of 7/10 (High), and an Area Retail Diversity Index of 6/10 (Moderate). Supermarkets near BH12 4HS include Aldi, Asda, Budgens, Co-Operative Food, Iceland, Lidl, M&S Simply Food, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose. (Source: Open Streetmap)

BH12 4HS is approximately 60m (197ft) above sea level.

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BH12 4HS is less than five miles from the coast

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of BH12 4HS 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

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council




United Kingdom Parliament


Bournemouth West


Conor Burns (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

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability. This is the most recent data for BH12 4HS.

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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'.


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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for BH12 4HS

Unitary Authority ward (UTW)
Unitary Authority
Poole Borough Council
UK Parliament constituency
Bournemouth West
European region
South West

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