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IntroductionCT2 8WP

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DemographicsCT2 8WP

What social class do the population of CT2 8WP belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is CT2 8WP in Canterbury, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about CT2 8WP from the Census 2011.


  • 11%Children
  • 89%Adults

11% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 7% are aged 76 or more.


  • 55.6%Male
  • 44.4%Female

From the last census, 55.6% of people in CT28WP male, and 44.4% female. Men outnumber women in Northgate.


  • 14%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 30%DE

According to census records, 14% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 66%SINGLE
  • 17%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in CT2 8WP is 66%. Single and 'other' people is 34%.


  • 88%WHITE
  • 13%NON-WHITE

88% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 53%WORKING

5.3% 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 CT2 8WP, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

CT2 8WP Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around CT2 8WP, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in CT2 8WP

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

CT2 8WP Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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CT2 8WP Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area CT28WP. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in CT2 8WP

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near CT2 8WP

Travel & Transport



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Travel around CT2 8WP

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Traffic near CT2 8WP

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

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Taxis near CT2 8WP

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near CT2 8WP

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near CT2 8WP


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What's on near CT2 8WP

Local Attractions


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Attractions near CT2 8WP

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area CT2 8WP.

Hotels near CT2 8WP

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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Tourist Information CT2 8WP

Local Amenities

Banks near CT2 8WP


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Banks near CT2 8WP

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the CT2 8WP postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near CT2 8WP



The nearest schools in the CT2 8WP area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near CT2 8WP

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres CT2 8WP

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in CT2 8WP


Emergency Facilities

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Emergencies in CT2 8WP

Post Offices

Post Offices

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Post Offices in CT2 8WP



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around CT2 8WP. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in CT2 8WP

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Essential InformationCT2 8WP

CT28WP Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeCT2 8WP
Postal TownCanterbury
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

CT28WP Postal District

Compass Postal District

CT2 8WP postcode is located in the postal town of Canterbury. Canterbury 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 CT2 8WP.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Canterbury1.3 miles SW
Littlebourne3.4 miles E
Bridge3.7 miles SE
Whitstable4.5 miles N
Seasalter4.8 miles NW
Grove Ferry5.1 miles E
Wingham5.4 miles E
Herne Bay5.9 miles N
Boughton Street6.2 miles W
Chilham6.6 miles SW
Womenswold7 miles SE
Graveney7.3 miles W
Selling7.8 miles W
Godmersham7.8 miles SW
Knowlton8.2 miles E
London54 miles W
Glasgow377 miles NW
Edinburgh363 miles NW
Cardiff185 miles W
Liverpool224 miles NW
Southampton112 miles W
Saint Ives131 miles W

Singing legend Tom Jones to play in the county

Singing legend Sir Tom Jones is set to play a one-off gig in the county this summer as he marks his 80th birthday. Details here:

Kent Online

United Trust Bank provides 18.2m funding for senior living scheme in Essex

United Trust Bank (UTB) has agreed to fund an extra care village development near Braintree, Essex.

Property Week

Rochdale 2-2 Gillingham

Rochdale edge a further point clear of the League One relegation zone with a 2-2 draw against Gillingham.

BBC News

Co-op set to reopen after fire

A shop is to reopen nine months after being forced to close following a blaze.

Kent Online

County lines dealer found with starter pistol

Police chasing a drug dealer who threw a bag away as he was being pursued, later found it contained a starter pistol and almost £1k in cash.

Kent Online

Matt Henry: Kent re-sign New Zealand paceman for start of 2020 season

Kent re-sign New Zealand pace bowler Matt Henry for the first seven Championship games of the 2020 season.

BBC News

There's concern at the increase of wild food being foraged

Wild mushrooms, cockles and sea kale are among the species being harvested illegally for restaurant diners.

BBC News

More men needed to donate blood 'high in iron'

Men make up 40% of blood donors and their blood contains more iron than women's.

BBC News

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