DL17 Postcode District

DL17 is the Postcode District for Ferryhill in Durham


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The DL17 postcode district is a postal district located in the DL Darlington postcode area with a population of 17,980 residents according to the 2021 England and Wales Census.

The area of the DL17 postcode district is 20.56 square miles which is 53.26 square kilometres or 13,161.47 acres.

Currently, the DL17 district has about 530 postcode units spread across 3 geographic postcode sectors.

Given that each sector allows for 400 unique postcode combinations, the district has a capacity of 1,200 postcodes. With 530 postcodes already in use, this leaves 670 units available.

The largest settlement in the DL17 postal code is FERRYHILL followed by Chilton, and West Cornforth.

The DL17 Postcode shares a border with DH6 (Bowburn, Coxhoe, Shotton Colliery), DL16 (SPENNYMOOR, Kirk Merrington, Byers Green), DL5 (NEWTON AYCLIFFE, Aycliffe Business Park, Heighington Village), TS29 (Trimdon, TRIMDON STATION, Trimdon Grange) and TS21 (Sedgefield, Fishburn, Stillington).

The primary settlement in the DL17 postcode district is Ferryhill, located in the county of Durham in England. Other significant settlements in the district include Chilton, Rushyford, Windlestone, East Howle, Bishop Middleham, Garmondsway, Mainsforth, and West Cornforth. The most significant post town in the district is Ferryhill.

For the district DL17, we have data on 3 postcode sectors. Here's a breakdown: The sector DL17 0, covers Chilton and Ferryhill in Durham. The sector DL17 8, covers Ferryhill in Durham. The sector DL17 9, covers West Cornforth and Bishop Middleham in Durham.


DL17 Postcode Sectors

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Where is the DL17 Postcode Sector?
A word cloud for the DL17 postcode
A word cloud showing place names for the DL17 postcode district

Map of the DL17 Postcode District

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Map of the DL17 and surrounding districts

When it comes to local government, postal geography often disregards political borders. However, for a breakdown in the DL17 District: the district mostly encompasses the County Durham area with a total of 534 postcodes.

Where is the DL17 Postcode District?

The postcode district DL17 is located in Ferryhill. Ferryhill is situated in the North East of England and is surrounded by several nearby towns. To the North West is Spennymoor, located approximately 3.24 miles away. To the South West is Newton Aycliffe, located around 4.29 miles away. To the West is Bishop Auckland, located approximately 5.88 miles away. To the East is Wingate, located around 6.71 miles away. Lastly, to the North is Durham, situated approximately 7.73 miles away. Additionally, Ferryhill is approximately 226.45 miles away from the center of London.

The district is within the post town of FERRYHILL.

The sector has postcodes within the nation of England.

The DL17 Postcode District is in the Durham CC region of Tees Valley and Durham within the North East (England).

Postcode Sectors within the DL17 District

Postcode Districts that Share a Border with DL17

Royal Mail Delivery and Sorting Offices serving the DL17 Postcode District
Postcode Sector Delivery Office
DL17 0Spennymoor Delivery Office
DL17 8Spennymoor Delivery Office
DL17 9Spennymoor Delivery Office
Postcode format for the DL17 postcode district
DL17 - X X X
DL17 Space Numeric Letter Letter

Current Monthly Rental Prices

# Bedrooms Min Price Max Price Avg Price
1 £390 £390 £390
2 £400 £550 £468
3 £425 £850 £572
4 £850 £850 £850

Current House Prices

# Bedrooms Min Price Max Price Avg Price
£130,000 £294,950 £188,738
1 £69,950 £80,000 £74,975
2 £18,000 £179,950 £81,515
3 £35,000 £650,000 £151,267
4 £55,000 £675,000 £269,263
5 £195,000 £795,000 £438,333

Estate Agents who Operate in the DL17 District

LogoNameBrand NameAddressContact NumberTotal Properties
Peter Clark Property Services FerryhillFerryhillPeter Clark Property Services1, Parker Terrace, Ferryhill, DL17 8JY01740 61816527
Robinsons SpennymoorSpennymoorRobinsons11 Cheapside Spennymoor DL16 6QE 01388 31163014
Robinsons SedgefieldSedgefieldRobinsons3, High Street, Sedgefield, TS21 2AU01740 61820112
Rent UK Property Services MiddlesbroughMiddlesbroughRent UK Property ServicesSuite 17B Cargo Fleet Offices Dormor Way Middlesbrough Road Middlesbrough TS6 6XJ01642 13001410
Vickers & Barrass DarlingtonDarlingtonVickers & BarrassDarlington Farmers Auction Mart Humbleton Park, West Auckland Road, Darlington, DL2 2YH01325 8086646

Yearly House Price Averages for the DL17 Postcode District

Type of Property 2018 Average 2018 Sales 2017 Average 2017 Sales 2016 Average 2016 Sales 2015 Average 2015 Sales
Detached £189,03778 £184,63445 £255,97060 £206,25850
Semi-Detached £93,370113 £88,568105 £87,21677 £84,75398
Terraced £50,446200 £40,783194 £50,520183 £50,805146
Flats £60,0282 £31,0001 £40,0002 £00