KW15 1US

a residential postcode in Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

KW15 1US Location Map

Coordinates

Latitude: 58.9724 / 58°58'20"N

Longitude: -2.9521 / 2°57'7"W

OS Eastings: 345355

OS Northings: 1009859

OS Grid: HY453098

Location Encoding

Mapcode National: GBR M520.NC4

Mapcode Global: WH7C4.MRF1

Plus Code: 9CCVX2CX+X5

Maidenhead Locator System: IO88mx53

What Three Birds: merlin.swamphen.pelican

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Summary

KW15 1US is a residential postcode in Kirkwall, Orkney Islands. It was first introduced in November 2003.

The most common council tax band is D.

KW15 1US is in the Orkney Islands travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Orkney Community Health Partnership Primary Care Trust.

KW15 1US is approximately 44m (144ft) above sea level.

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Office of National Statistics Output Area Classification for the area containing KW15 1US

1b1: Rural Residents - Rural Tenants - Rural Life

Office of National Statistics Rural/Urban classification for KW15 1US

Scotland 5: a small town or large village, with a drive time of more than 60 minutes to a settlement of 10,000 or more

Healthy Living Index

7/10 (High)

Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index

7/10 (High)

Area Retail Diversity Index

1/10 (Very low)

Supermarkets near KW15 1US include Co-Operative Food, Lidl and Tesco. (Source: OpenStreetMap)

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of KW15 1US 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

Orkney Islands Council

Ward

Kirkwall East

Councillors

Steven Heddle (Independent)
Gwenda Shearer (Independent)
John Scott (Independent)
David Dawson (Independent)

Scottish Parliament

Region

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

Orkney Islands

MSP

Liam McArthur (Liberal Democrat)

United Kingdom Parliament

Constituency

Orkney and Shetland

MP

Broadband Internet

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability. This is the most recent data for KW15 1US.

Full fibre availability
%
Ultrafast broadband availability
0%
Superfast broadband availability
100%
Premises unable to receive 30Mbits/s
0%
Premises unable to receive 10Mbits/s
0%
Premises unable to receive 5Mbits/s
0%
Premises unable to receive 2Mbits/s
0%
Premises below Universal Service Obligation
0%
  • 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

Schools

The most recent Ofsted rankings for schools near KW15 1US.

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for KW15 1US

Data Zone
S01011818
West Kirkwall - 01
Intermediate Zone
S02000944
West Kirkwall
Intermediate Zone
S02002216
West Kirkwall
Health Board area
S08000025
Orkney
Local Authority
S12000023
Orkney Islands
Local Authority Ward
S13003151
Kirkwall East
Westminster Parliamentary Constituency
S14000051
Orkney and Shetland
European Electoral Region
S15000001
Scotland
Travel to Work Area
S22000035
Orkney Islands
Police Force Area
S23000009
Scotland
Local Authority
S30000040
Orkney Islands
Local Authority Ward
S31001190
Lynnfield
Country
S92000003
Scotland

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