That’s according to new analysis from Property Detective who crunched the numbers to reveal the country’s most family friendly postcodes.
The analysis, which has been shared exclusively with the JPIMedia Data Unit, looked at various factors ranging from access to schools to maternity units to determine the best places for couples to start a family and raise children around England.
NG11, which covers Bunny, Gotham and Clifton in Nottingham was rated 66 out of 100, placing 18th in the East Midlands.
The NG9 area of Nottingham which includes Beeston, Stapleford and Trowell, was rated 65 out of 100, putting it in 20th place.
The best place to raise a family in the East Midlands is LE67, which includes Coalville, but, the next best area is S45, which includes Hardstoft near Harwick Hall.
Commenting on the East Midlands findings, a spokesperson for Property Detective said: “According to the Property Detective model, the best postcodes districts in East Midlands to start and raise a family are LE67, Charnwood, S45, Bolsover, S18, North East Derbyshire, NN7, Daventry and S42, Chesterfield. These specific areas scored very highly based on top rated nurseries as well as primary and secondary education, with very good availability of local amenities.”
The report took into account the availability, quality and proximity of a wide range of amenities and services within every postcode district, including: schools, nurseries, parks and playgrounds, maternity units, NCT groups, chemists and shops.