DE72 Postcode District

DE72 is the Postcode District for Borrowash, Derby Derbyshire


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The DE72 postcode district is a postal district located in the DE Derby postcode area with a population of 20,451 residents according to the 2021 England and Wales Census.

The area of the DE72 postcode district is 23.31 square miles which is 60.37 square kilometres or 14,918.36 acres.

Currently, the DE72 district has about 457 postcode units spread across 2 geographic postcode sectors.

Given that each sector allows for 400 unique postcode combinations, the district has a capacity of 800 postcodes. With 457 postcodes already in use, this leaves 343 units available.

The largest settlement in the DE72 postal code is Borrowash followed by Breaston, and Draycott.

The DE72 Postcode shares a border with DE24 (Alvaston, DERBY, Sinfin), DE73 (Chellaston, Melbourne, Ticknall), NG10 (Long Eaton, Sandiacre), DE21 (Chaddesden, Spondon, DERBY), DE7 (ILKESTON, West Hallam, Smalley) and DE74 (Castle Donington, Kegworth, Diseworth).

The primary settlement in the DE72 postcode district is Aston-on-Trent, located in Derbyshire, England. Other significant settlements in the district include Shardlow in Derbyshire, Weston-on-Trent in Derbyshire, Ambaston in Derbyshire, Borrowash in Derbyshire, Breaston in Derbyshire, Draycott in Derbyshire, Ockbrook in Derbyshire, Risley in Derbyshire, and Thulston in Derbyshire. The main post town in the district is Derby.

For the district DE72, we have data on 2 postcode sectors. Here's a breakdown: The sector DE72 2, covers Aston-On-Trent and Shardlow and Weston-On-Trent in Derbyshire. The sector DE72 3, covers Borrowash and Breaston and Draycott and Ockbrook in Derbyshire.


DE72 Postcode Sectors

Map Showing Location of the DE72 postcode Sector
Where is the DE72 Postcode Sector?
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A word cloud showing place names for the DE72 postcode district

Map of the DE72 Postcode District

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Map of the DE72 and surrounding districts

When it comes to local government, postal geography often disregards political borders. However, for a breakdown in the DE72 District: the district mostly encompasses the Erewash District (B) (315 postcodes), followed by the South Derbyshire District area (132 postcodes), and finally, the North West Leicestershire District area (3 postcodes).

Where is the DE72 Postcode District?

The postcode district DE72 is located in DERBY. DERBY is the nearest district town to DE72. Additionally, DE72 is approximately 108.9 miles away from the center of London. Nearby towns to DE72 include ILKESTON to the North (6.12 miles), LOUGHBOROUGH to the South East (10.15 miles), COALVILLE to the South (10.42 miles), NOTTINGHAM to the North East (10.43 miles), ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH to the South West (10.74 miles), and BELPER to the North West (10.99 miles).

The district is within the post town of DERBY.

The sector has postcodes within the nation of England.

The DE72 Postcode District is covers the following regions.

Postcode Sectors within the DE72 District

Postcode Districts that Share a Border with DE72

Royal Mail Delivery and Sorting Offices serving the DE72 Postcode District
Postcode Sector Delivery Office
DE72 2Derby Provincial Delivery Office
DE72 3Derby Provincial Delivery Office
Postcode format for the DE72 postcode district
DE72 - X X X
DE72 Space Numeric Letter Letter

Tourist Attractions within the DE72 Postcode Area

We found 1 visitor attractions within the DE72 postcode area

Shardlow Heritage Centre
Visitor Centres
Heritage / Visitor Centre
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Current Monthly Rental Prices

# Bedrooms Min Price Max Price Avg Price
1 £450 £675 £563
2 £800 £1,300 £937
3 £850 £1,300 £1,119
4 £1,850 £1,850 £1,850
6 £2,700 £2,700 £2,700

Current House Prices

# Bedrooms Min Price Max Price Avg Price
£50,000 £335,000 £228,333
1 £90,000 £295,000 £218,457
2 £109,000 £429,950 £267,931
3 £190,000 £550,000 £312,197
4 £240,000 £825,000 £496,059
5 £538,000 £1,150,000 £755,300
6 £845,000 £1,750,000 £1,297,500
8 £550,000 £550,000 £550,000

Estate Agents who Operate in the DE72 District

LogoNameBrand NameAddressContact NumberTotal Properties
Robert Ellis Long EatonLong EatonRobert Ellis5 Derby Road Long Eaton Nottingham NG10 1LU 0115 647 215356
Richmond Villages CheltenhamCheltenhamRichmond VillagesRichmond Villages, The Lodge, Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6PN01926 89582923
Everington & Ruddle DerbyDerbyEverington & Ruddle7 Derby Road, Borrowash, Derby, DE72 3JW01332 21506819
Hannells Estate Agents ChellastonChellastonHannells Estate Agents55-57 High Street, Chellaston, DE73 6TB01332 21526015
Towns & Crawford Sales & Letting Agent DerbyDerbyTowns & Crawford Sales & Letting Agent48 Main Street, Breaston, DE72 3DX 01332 21549414

Yearly House Price Averages for the DE72 Postcode District

Type of Property 2018 Average 2018 Sales 2017 Average 2017 Sales 2016 Average 2016 Sales 2015 Average 2015 Sales
Detached £337,412180 £314,344144 £323,540166 £314,195166
Semi-Detached £194,112110 £194,021108 £174,379117 £170,881135
Terraced £172,52051 £159,62154 £156,62554 £148,60270
Flats £281,16056 £268,86153 £184,959115 £109,70824