BH17 8RE

a large user postcode in Poole, Poole

BH17 8RE Location Map


Latitude: 50.7487 / 50°44'55"N

Longitude: -1.9666 / 1°57'59"W

OS Eastings: 402452

OS Northings: 94340

OS Grid: SZ024943

Mapcode National: GBR XTL.Q7

Mapcode Global: FRA 67R3.KMZ

Open Location Code: 9C2WP2XM+F9

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by BH17 8RE, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.

Ashdown Close, Poole BH17 8RE


BH17 8RE is a large user postcode in Poole, Poole. It was first introduced in July 1995.

'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:
Ashdown School, Ashdown Close, Poole BH17 8RE.

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.

The average commercial rateable value is £432,500. The most common recorded business type is School.

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

BH17 8RE is in the Poole travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Bournemouth and Poole Teaching Primary Care Trust.

BH17 8RE has a Healthy Living Index of 2/10 (Very low).

BH17 8RE has a Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index of 6/10 (Moderate), and an Area Retail Diversity Index of 6/10 (Moderate). Supermarkets near BH17 8RE include Aldi, Asda, Budgens, Co-Operative Food, Iceland, Lidl, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose. (Source: Open Streetmap)

BH17 8RE is approximately 14m (46ft) above sea level.

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BH17 8RE is less than five miles from the coast

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of BH17 8RE 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


Canford Heath


United Kingdom Parliament


Mid Dorset and North Poole


Michael Tomlinson (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 BH17 8RE.

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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 BH17 8RE

Unitary Authority ward (UTW)
Canford Heath East
Unitary Authority
Poole Borough Council
UK Parliament constituency
Mid Dorset and North Poole
European region
South West

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