a large user postcode in Leyburn, North Yorkshire

DL8 5HY Location Map


Latitude: 54.3132 / 54°18'47"N

Longitude: -1.8238 / 1°49'25"W

OS Eastings: 411558

OS Northings: 490865

OS Grid: SE115908

Mapcode National: GBR HLPK.YL

Mapcode Global: WHC6Q.YVN8

Open Location Code: 9C6W857G+7F

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by DL8 5HY, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.

Richmond Road, Leyburn DL8 5HY


DL8 5HY is a large user postcode in Leyburn, North Yorkshire. 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:
Wensleydale School, Richmond Road, Leyburn DL8 5HY.

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 £105,000. The most common recorded business type is School.

Leyburn is a town, which had a population of 2,183 in the 2011 census.

DL8 5HY is in the Northallerton travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the North Yorkshire and York Primary Care Trust.

DL8 5HY has a Healthy Living Index of 1/10 (Very low).

DL8 5HY has a Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index of 5/10 (Moderate), and an Area Retail Diversity Index of 2/10 (Very low). Supermarkets near DL8 5HY include Co-Operative Food. (Source: Open Streetmap)

DL8 5HY is approximately 202m (663ft) above sea level.

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of DL8 5HY 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

Richmondshire District Council




Tony Duff (Conservative)
Karin Sedgwick (Conservative)
Fleur Butler (Conservative)

County Council

North Yorkshire County Council

Electoral Division

Middle Dales

County Councillor

Karin Sedgwick (Conservative)

United Kingdom Parliament


Richmond (Yorks)


Rishi Sunak (Conservative)

European Parliament

European Region

Yorkshire and the Humber


Jane Collins (UKIP)
Linda McAvan (Labour)
John Procter (Conservative)
Amjad Bashir (Conservative)
Richard Corbett (Labour)
Mike Hookem (UKIP)

Broadband Internet

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability. This is the most recent data for DL8 5HY.

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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 DL8 5HY.

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for DL8 5HY

Civil parish/community
District council ward
District council
Richmondshire District Council
County council
North Yorkshire County Council
UK Parliament constituency
Richmond (Yorks)
European region
Yorkshire and the Humber

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