a large user postcode in Margate, Kent

CT7 9BL Location Map


Latitude: 51.3771 / 51°22'37"N

Longitude: 1.3222 / 1°19'19"E

OS Eastings: 631296

OS Northings: 169463

OS Grid: TR312694

Mapcode National: GBR WZW.R2B

Mapcode Global: VHLG5.VNV6

Open Location Code: 9F3398GC+RV

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by CT7 9BL, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.

Canterbury Road, Birchington CT7 9BL


CT7 9BL is a large user postcode in Margate, Kent. 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:
King Ethelbert School, Canterbury Road, Birchington CT7 9BL.

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 £480 to £320,000 with an average of £107,518. The most common recorded business types are School and Playing Field.

Margate is a town, which had a population of 61,223 in the 2011 census.

CT7 9BL is in the Margate and Ramsgate travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Eastern and Coastal Kent Primary Care Trust.

CT7 9BL has a Healthy Living Index of 6/10 (Moderate).

CT7 9BL has a Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index of 7/10 (High), and an Area Retail Diversity Index of 4/10 (Low). Supermarkets near CT7 9BL include Aldi, Co-Operative Food, Iceland and Morrisons. (Source: Open Streetmap)

CT7 9BL is approximately 22m (72ft) above sea level.

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CT7 9BL is less than five miles from the coast

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of CT7 9BL 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 were 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

Thanet District Council


Birchington South


Glenn Coleman-Cooke (Independent & UKIP)
Suzanne Brimm (Thanet Independent)

County Council

Kent County Council

Electoral Division

Birchington & Rural

County Councillor

Roger Latchford (UKIP)

United Kingdom Parliament


North Thanet


Sir Roger Gale (Conservative)

European Parliament

European Region

South East


Nigel Farage ()
Daniel Hannan (Conservative)
Janice Atkinson ()
Nirj Deva (Conservative)
John Howarth (Labour)
Diane James ()
Richard Ashworth (Conservative)
Keith Taylor (Green)
Catherine Bearder (Liberal Democrats)
Raymond Finch (UKIP)

Broadband Internet

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability. This is the most recent data for CT7 9BL.

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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'.


The most recent Ofsted rankings for schools near CT7 9BL.

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for CT7 9BL

Lower Layer Super Output Area
Thanet 008C
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Thanet 008
Local Authority Ward
Birchington South
Local Authority
South East
European Electoral Region
South East
Police Force Area
Built-up Area
Thanet BUA
Built-up Area Sub Division
Margate BUASD
Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
South East
Clinical Commissioning Group
NHS England (Region)
Sustainability and Transformation Partnership
Kent and Medway
Cancer Alliance
Kent and Medway
County Electoral Division
Birchington & Rural ED

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