EH26 8QB

a primarily residential and agricultural postcode in Howgate, Midlothian

EH26 8QB Location Map

Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8095 / 55°48'34"N

Longitude: -3.2011 / 3°12'4"W

OS Eastings: 324819

OS Northings: 658017

OS Grid: NT248580

Location Encoding

Mapcode National: GBR 6128.R8

Mapcode Global: WH6TC.S7VN

Plus Code: 9C7RRQ5X+RH

Maidenhead Locator System: IO85jt54

What Three Birds: longspur.jaeger.thrasher

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11, Howgate, Penicuik EH26 8QB

Summary

EH26 8QB is a primarily residential and agricultural postcode in Howgate, Midlothian. It was first introduced in January 1980.

The most common council tax bands are F and E.

Commercial rateable values range from £2,650 to £4,550 with an average of £3,600. The most common recorded business types are Church and Church Hall. Farms and agricultural buildings do not pay business rates and are not included in these figures.

EH26 8QB is in the Edinburgh travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Midlothian Community Health Partnership Primary Care Trust.

EH26 8QB is approximately 244m (800ft) above sea level.

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Office of National Statistics Output Area Classification for the area containing EH26 8QB

1b2: Rural Residents - Rural Tenants - Rural White-Collar Workers

Office of National Statistics Rural/Urban classification for EH26 8QB

Scotland 6: a small town or large village, within 30 minutes drive of a settlement of 10,000 or more

Healthy Living Index

5/10 (Moderate)

Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index

0/10 (Nonexistent)

Area Retail Diversity Index

7/10 (High)

Supermarkets near EH26 8QB include Lidl and Tesco. (Source: OpenStreetMap)

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of EH26 8QB 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 or by-elections held recently.

Unitary Authority

Midlothian Council

Ward

Penicuik

Councillors

Debbi McCall (SNP)
Willie McEwan (Labour)
Connor McManus (SNP)

Scottish Parliament

Region

South Scotland

Regional MSPs

Michelle Ballantyne (Independent)
Claudia Beamish (Labour)
Emma Harper (SNP)
Joan McAlpine (SNP)
Colin Smyth (Labour)
Paul Wheelhouse (SNP)
Brian Whittle (Conservative)

 

Scottish Parliament constituency

Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale

MSP

Christine Grahame (SNP)

United Kingdom Parliament

Constituency

Midlothian

MP

Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party)

Broadband Internet

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability. This is the most recent data for EH26 8QB.

Full fibre availability
%
Ultrafast broadband availability
0%
Superfast broadband availability
0%
Premises unable to receive 30Mbits/s
100%
Premises unable to receive 10Mbits/s
42.9%
Premises unable to receive 5Mbits/s
0%
Premises unable to receive 2Mbits/s
0%
Premises below Universal Service Obligation
14.3%
  • Definitions
  • Ultrafast: 300Mbit/s or greater
  • Superfast: 30Mbit/s to less than 300Mbit/s
  • Universal Service Obligation: Download speeds at or above 10Mbit/s and upload speeds at or above 1Mbit/s

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'.

Schools

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for EH26 8QB

Data Zone
S01010930
Rural South Midlothian - 01
Intermediate Zone
S02000788
Rural South Midlothian
Intermediate Zone
S02002051
Rural South Midlothian
Health Board area
S08000024
Lothian
Local Authority
S12000019
Midlothian
Local Authority Ward
S13003018
Penicuik
Westminster Parliamentary Constituency
S14000045
Midlothian
European Electoral Region
S15000001
Scotland
Travel to Work Area
S22000059
Edinburgh
Police Force Area
S23000009
Scotland
Local Authority
S30000006
Midlothian
Local Authority Ward
S31000181
Penicuik South East
Country
S92000003
Scotland

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