Where is DH3?

DH3 spans the counties of Durham and Tyne & Wear. It contains the town of Chester-le-Street, as well as Birtley, Great Lumley, Barley Mow, Portobello, and North Side. DH3 is 11km north of the city of Durham. DH3 is a postcode district, also known as an outcode or outbound code.

ADVERTISEMENT

DH3 and coronavirus (COVID-19): Public Health England report confirmed coronavirus cases by Upper Tier Local Authority, based on the postcode of the patient. 53% of DH3 postcodes are in the County Durham Upper Tier Local Authority and 47% of DH3 postcodes are in the Gateshead Upper Tier Local Authority. Track confirmed COVID-19 cases in County Durham and Gateshead. Coronavirus maps for County Durham and Gateshead.

DH3 on a map

The below map shows where DH3 is, and the boundary of the DH3 postcode district:

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What county is DH3 in?

DH3 lies within the counties of Durham and Tyne & Wear. The below table and chart shows the split by area:

County% Area
Durham78%
Tyne & Wear22%

GetTheData
This data was derived from the below datasets:
Source: GEOLYTIX Postal Geometries
Licence: GeoLytix OpenData Licence Terms and Conditions
Source: Ordnance Survey Ceremonial Counties
Licence: Open Government Licence

Which cities, towns and villages are in DH3?

Chester-le-StreetTown
BirtleySettlement
Great LumleyVillage
Barley MowSuburb
PortobelloSuburb
North SideSuburb
Castle DeneHamlet
CanadaSuburb
Bridge EndSettlement

What are the nearest towns to DH3?

Position of DH3 relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of DH3 to the centre of the town.

south-west4km
DH3 is 4km south-west of Washington
north-west7km
DH3 is 7km north-west of Houghton-le-Spring
east8km
DH3 is 8km east of Stanley
north-west10km
DH3 is 10km north-west of Hetton-le-Hole
south10km
DH3 is 10km south of Gateshead
south-east11km
DH3 is 11km south-east of Whickham
east11km
DH3 is 11km east of Annfield Plain
south12km
DH3 is 12km south of Hebburn
south-west13km
DH3 is 13km south-west of Jarrow
south13km
DH3 is 13km south of Wallsend

What are the nearest cities to DH3?

Position of DH3 relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of DH3 to the centre of the city.

north11km
DH3 is 11km north of Durham
south12km
DH3 is 12km south of Newcastle upon Tyne
west13km
DH3 is 13km west of Sunderland
north82km
DH3 is 82km north of Ripon
east87km
DH3 is 87km east of Carlisle
north106km
DH3 is 106km north of York
north119km
DH3 is 119km north of Leeds
north121km
DH3 is 121km north of Bradford
north-east121km
DH3 is 121km north-east of Lancaster
north132km
DH3 is 132km north of Wakefield

More DH3 data

➜ DH3 open data dashboard

X