KW16 3JR

a primarily residential and agricultural postcode in Stromness, Orkney Islands

KW16 3JR Location Map


Latitude: 58.9573 / 58°57'26"N

Longitude: -3.3065 / 3°18'23"W

OS Eastings: 324948

OS Northings: 1008526

OS Grid: HY249085

Location Encoding

Mapcode National: GBR L561.VF8

Mapcode Global: WH6B1.54R2

Plus Code: 9CCRXM4V+WC

Maidenhead Locator System: IO88iw39

What Three Birds: owl.bobolink.finch

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Nethertown Road, Stromness KW16 3JR


KW16 3JR is a primarily residential and agricultural postcode in Stromness, Orkney Islands. It was first introduced in January 1980.

The most common council tax bands are E and C.

The average commercial rateable value is £510. The most common recorded business type is Self Catering Unit. Farms and agricultural buildings do not pay business rates and are not included in these figures.

KW16 3JR is in the Orkney Islands travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Orkney Community Health Partnership Primary Care Trust.

KW16 3JR is approximately 30m (98ft) above sea level.

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Office of National Statistics Output Area Classification for the area containing KW16 3JR

1a4: Rural Residents - Farming Communities - Older Farming Communities

Office of National Statistics Rural/Urban classification for KW16 3JR

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

Healthy Living Index

8/10 (High)

Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index

4/10 (Low)

Area Retail Diversity Index

1/10 (Very low)

Supermarkets near KW16 3JR include Co-Operative Food. (Source: OpenStreetMap)

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of KW16 3JR 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 4th May this year. We will try to get the new data on site as soon as possible.

Unitary Authority

Orkney Islands Council


Stromness and South Isles


Leslie Manson (Independent)
Melissa Thomson (Independent)
Graham Bevan (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

Orkney Islands


Liam McArthur (Liberal Democrat)

United Kingdom Parliament


Orkney and Shetland


Broadband Internet

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability. This is the most recent data for KW16 3JR.

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 KW16 3JR.

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for KW16 3JR

Data Zone
Stromness, Sandwick and Stenness - 03
Intermediate Zone
Stromness, Sandwick and Stenness
Intermediate Zone
Stromness, Sandwick and Stenness
Health Board area
Local Authority
Orkney Islands
Local Authority Ward
Stromness and South Isles
Westminster Parliamentary Constituency
Orkney and Shetland
European Electoral Region
Travel to Work Area
Orkney Islands
Police Force Area
Local Authority
Orkney Islands
Local Authority Ward
Sandwick and Stromness Landward

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