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IntroductionCT6 8HQ

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the CT6 8HQ postcode area in Canterbury.

We've got loads of statistics for CT6 8HQ, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsCT6 8HQ

What social class do the population of CT6 8HQ belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is CT6 8HQ 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 CT6 8HQ from the Census 2011.


  • 14%Children
  • 85%Adults

14% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 15% are aged 76 or more.


  • 33.3%Male
  • 66.7%Female

From the last census, 33.3% of people in CT68HQ male, and 66.7% female. Women outnumber men in West Bay.


  • 22%AB
  • 60%C2/C2
  • 19%DE

According to census records, 22% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 21%SINGLE
  • 59%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in CT6 8HQ is 21%. Single and 'other' people is 79%.


  • 99%WHITE

99% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 92.7%WORKING

3.5% 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 CT6 8HQ, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

CT6 8HQ Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around CT6 8HQ, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in CT6 8HQ

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

CT6 8HQ Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around CT6 8HQ reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

CT6 8HQ Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area CT68HQ. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in CT6 8HQ

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the CT6 8HQ area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near CT6 8HQ

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to CT6 8HQ.

Travel around CT6 8HQ

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 CT6 8HQ

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 CT6 8HQ area.

Taxis near CT6 8HQ

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near CT6 8HQ, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near CT6 8HQ

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near CT6 8HQ


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around CT6 8HQ.

What's on near CT6 8HQ

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near CT6 8HQ, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near CT6 8HQ

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area CT6 8HQ.

Hotels near CT6 8HQ

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near CT6 8HQ, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information CT6 8HQ

Local Amenities

Banks near CT6 8HQ


Find the nearest bank or building society in CT6 8HQ. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near CT6 8HQ

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the CT6 8HQ postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near CT6 8HQ



The nearest schools in the CT6 8HQ area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near CT6 8HQ

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 CT6 8HQ

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 CT6 8HQ


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near CT6 8HQ.

Emergencies in CT6 8HQ

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 CT6 8HQ



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around CT6 8HQ. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in CT6 8HQ

Essential InformationCT6 8HQ

CT68HQ Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeCT6 8HQ
Postal TownCanterbury
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

CT68HQ Postal District

Compass Postal District

CT6 8HQ 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 CT6 8HQ.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Herne Bay1.1 miles E
Whitstable1.5 miles S
Seasalter4.7 miles SW
Grove Ferry5.5 miles SE
Canterbury7.3 miles S
Fawkham7.6 miles E
Littlebourne7.6 miles SE
Monkton8 miles E
Birchington8.3 miles E
Graveney8.4 miles W
Leysdown8.5 miles W
Wingham8.6 miles SE
Boughton Street9.1 miles SW
Bridge9.5 miles S
Faversham9.7 miles W
London53 miles W
Glasgow372 miles NW
Edinburgh358 miles NW
Cardiff186 miles W
Liverpool220 miles NW
Southampton114 miles W
Saint Ives133 miles W

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