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IntroductionBL9 8JW

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the BL9 8JW postcode area in Bolton.

We've got loads of statistics for BL9 8JW, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsBL9 8JW

What social class do the population of BL9 8JW belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is BL9 8JW in Bolton, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about BL9 8JW from the Census 2011.


  • 15%Children
  • 85%Adults

15% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 13% are aged 76 or more.


  • 52.3%Male
  • 47.7%Female

From the last census, 52.3% of people in BL98JW male, and 47.7% female. Men outnumber women in Besses.


  • 26%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 18%DE

According to census records, 26% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 25%SINGLE
  • 57%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in BL9 8JW is 25%. Single and 'other' people is 75%.


  • 97%WHITE

97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 90.8%WORKING

4.4% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in BL9 8JW, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

BL9 8JW Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around BL9 8JW, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in BL9 8JW

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

BL9 8JW Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around BL9 8JW reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

BL9 8JW Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area BL98JW. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in BL9 8JW

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the BL9 8JW area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near BL9 8JW

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to BL9 8JW.

Travel around BL9 8JW

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near BL9 8JW

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the BL9 8JW area.

Taxis near BL9 8JW

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near BL9 8JW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near BL9 8JW

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near BL9 8JW


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around BL9 8JW.

What's on near BL9 8JW

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near BL9 8JW, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near BL9 8JW

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area BL9 8JW.

Hotels near BL9 8JW

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near BL9 8JW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information BL9 8JW

Local Amenities

Banks near BL9 8JW


Find the nearest bank or building society in BL9 8JW. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near BL9 8JW

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the BL9 8JW postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near BL9 8JW



The nearest schools in the BL9 8JW area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near BL9 8JW

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres BL9 8JW

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in BL9 8JW


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near BL9 8JW.

Emergencies in BL9 8JW

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in BL9 8JW



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around BL9 8JW. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in BL9 8JW

Essential InformationBL9 8JW

BL98JW Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeBL9 8JW
Postal TownBolton
Ward Name
CountyGreater Manchester
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

BL98JW Postal District

Compass Postal District

BL9 8JW postcode is located in the postal town of Bolton. Bolton postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode BL9 8JW.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Whitefield1.1 miles W
Prestwich1.7 miles S
Radcliffe2.4 miles W
Heywood3 miles E
Bury3.1 miles N
Middleton3.2 miles E
Manchester4.7 miles SE
Harwood4.7 miles W
Farnworth5.1 miles W
Salford5.2 miles S
Newton Heath5.5 miles SE
Eccles5.6 miles SW
Walkden5.8 miles W
Bradshaw5.8 miles W
Worsley5.9 miles SW
London170 miles SE
Glasgow175 miles NW
Edinburgh169 miles N
Cardiff148 miles S
Liverpool31 miles W
Southampton188 miles S
Saint Ives189 miles S

Befriending opportunities in Fylde and Wyre (Lancashire Constabulary)

Have you ever thought of volunteering and making a difference to someone’s life and fulfilling your own? By giving one hour a week to support a person you would have a massive impact on their we&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

New Members (Lancashire Constabulary)

Good Afternoon,We are trying to encourage new members to sign up to 'In the Know'.'In the Know' is a fantastic resource to help your local neighbourhood policing team stay in touch&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Promoting ITK (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam We're trying to encourage new members to sign up to the 'In the Know' system.'In the Know' is a fantastic resource to help your local policing team stay in touch with the local commu&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Loose lorry wheel smashes into car on M6 in Leyland

A driver is called "the luckiest person in the world" having walked away with minor injuries.

BBC News

Section 60 in place in Blackpool (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam A section 60 will be in place in the Talbot area of Blackpool from 7pm tonight (Friday, April 26th).It follows an altercation which took place last night, when a group of men armed w&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Overnight crime Catterall (Lancashire Constabulary)

Sir or madam Overnight there has been a spate of Burglaries into Sheds and Garages. At the moment 9 crimes have been recorded on Meadowcroft Ave at Garstang. The Garages and sheds that have been targ&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Prison officers 'ignoring' body-worn video camera rules

Concerns are raised over guards' "reluctance" to record their use of force and response to disorder.

BBC News

Longton PACT Meeting (Lancashire Constabulary)

Good Afternoon,A quick reminder that Longton PACT meeting will take place at 7pm tonight, 13/05/2019, in Longton Library. This is an opportunity to meet with your local neighbour hood PCSO's to &hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

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Discrimination by Postcode

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