a mixed residential, non-residential and agricultural postcode in Castlebay, Na h-Eileanan Siar

HS9 5XE Location Map


Latitude: 56.9535 / 56°57'12"N

Longitude: -7.4973 / 7°29'50"W

OS Eastings: 65929

OS Northings: 798150

OS Grid: NL659981

Location Encoding

Mapcode National: GBR 7BWB.NRM

Mapcode Global: WGV56.TH07

Plus Code: 9C8JXG33+93

Maidenhead Locator System: IO66gw08

What Three Birds: smew.egret.sanderling

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HS9 5XE is a mixed residential, non-residential and agricultural postcode in Castlebay, Na h-Eileanan Siar. It was first introduced in July 1995.

The most common council tax bands are A and C.

Commercial rateable values range from £70 to £46,000 with an average of £7,008. The most common recorded business types are Self Cat Unit and Hospital. Farms and agricultural buildings do not pay business rates and are not included in these figures.

HS9 5XE is in the Eilean Siar travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Western Isles Community Health and Social Care Par Primary Care Trust.

HS9 5XE is approximately 5m (16ft) above sea level.

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Office of National Statistics Output Area Classification for the area containing HS9 5XE

8c2: Hard-Pressed Living - Hard-Pressed Ageing Workers - Ageing Rural Industry Workers

Office of National Statistics Rural/Urban classification for HS9 5XE

Scotland 8: a village with a drive time of more than 60 minutes to a settlement of 10,000 or more

Healthy Living Index

9/10 (Very high)

Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index

3/10 (Low)

Area Retail Diversity Index

1/10 (Very low)

Supermarkets near HS9 5XE include Co-Operative Food. (Source: OpenStreetMap)

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of HS9 5XE 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 bear that in mind following the elections of 6th May this year. We will try to get the new data on site as soon as possible.

Unitary Authority

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar


Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh, Eirisgeigh agus Uibhist a Deas


Calum Macmillan (Independent)
Donald Manford (SNP)
Iain A Macneil (Independent)
Paul F Steele (Independent)

Scottish Parliament


Highlands and Islands

Regional MSPs

Donald Cameron (Conservative)
John Finnie (Green)
Rhoda Grant (Labour)
Jamie Halcro Johnston (Conservative)
Edward Mountain (Conservative)
David Stewart (Labour)
Maree Todd (SNP)


Scottish Parliament constituency

Na h-Eileanan an Iar


Alasdair Allan (SNP)

United Kingdom Parliament


Na h-Eileanan an Iar


Angus Brendan MacNeil (Scottish National Party)

Broadband Internet

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability. This is the most recent data for HS9 5XE.

Full fibre availability
Ultrafast broadband availability
Superfast broadband availability
Premises unable to receive 30Mbits/s
Premises unable to receive 10Mbits/s
Premises unable to receive 5Mbits/s
Premises unable to receive 2Mbits/s
Premises below Universal Service Obligation
  • 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'.


The most recent Ofsted rankings for schools near HS9 5XE.

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for HS9 5XE

Data Zone
Barra and South Uist - 01
Intermediate Zone
Barra and South Uist
Intermediate Zone
Barra and South Uist
Health Board area
Western Isles
Local Authority
Na h-Eileanan Siar
Local Authority Ward
Barraigh agus Bhatarsaigh
Westminster Parliamentary Constituency
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
European Electoral Region
Travel to Work Area
Eilean Siar
Police Force Area
Local Authority
Na h-Eileanan Siar
Local Authority Ward
Barra and Vatersay

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