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IntroductionCO1 1TA

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the CO1 1TA postcode area in Colchester.

We've got loads of statistics for CO1 1TA, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsCO1 1TA

What social class do the population of CO1 1TA belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is CO1 1TA in Colchester, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about CO1 1TA from the Census 2011.


  • 15%Children
  • 86%Adults

15% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 7% are aged 76 or more.


  • 42.9%Male
  • 57.1%Female

From the last census, 42.9% of people in CO11TA male, and 57.1% female. Women outnumber men in Castle.


  • 20%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 26%DE

According to census records, 20% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 48%SINGLE
  • 27%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in CO1 1TA is 48%. Single and 'other' people is 52%.


  • 88%WHITE
  • 12%NON-WHITE

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


  • 81.2%WORKING

8.8% 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 CO1 1TA, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

CO1 1TA Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around CO1 1TA, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in CO1 1TA

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

CO1 1TA Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around CO1 1TA reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

CO1 1TA Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area CO11TA. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in CO1 1TA

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the CO1 1TA area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near CO1 1TA

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to CO1 1TA.

Travel around CO1 1TA

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 CO1 1TA

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 CO1 1TA area.

Taxis near CO1 1TA

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near CO1 1TA, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near CO1 1TA

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near CO1 1TA


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around CO1 1TA.

What's on near CO1 1TA

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near CO1 1TA, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near CO1 1TA

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area CO1 1TA.

Hotels near CO1 1TA

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near CO1 1TA, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information CO1 1TA

Local Amenities

Banks near CO1 1TA


Find the nearest bank or building society in CO1 1TA. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near CO1 1TA

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the CO1 1TA postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near CO1 1TA



The nearest schools in the CO1 1TA area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near CO1 1TA

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 CO1 1TA

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 CO1 1TA


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near CO1 1TA.

Emergencies in CO1 1TA

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 CO1 1TA



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around CO1 1TA. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in CO1 1TA

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CO11TA Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeCO1 1TA
Postal TownColchester
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

CO11TA Postal District

Compass Postal District

CO1 1TA postcode is located in the postal town of Colchester. Colchester 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 CO1 1TA.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Colchester0.4 miles S
Great Horkesley3.3 miles NW
West Bergholt3.4 miles NW
Abberton4 miles S
Ardleigh4 miles E
Boxted4.2 miles N
Layer De La Haye4.4 miles SW
Alresford4.5 miles E
Fordham4.6 miles W
Wissington4.7 miles NW
Peldon5 miles S
Copford5 miles SW
Marks Tey5.2 miles W
Birch5.2 miles SW
Wormingford5.5 miles NW
London51 miles SW
Glasgow338 miles NW
Edinburgh322 miles NW
Cardiff178 miles W
Liverpool192 miles NW
Southampton121 miles SW
Saint Ives139 miles SW

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Property Week

Future Generation secures 62m loan for largest project to date

Student accommodation developer FutureGeneration has secured a 62m loan from Maslow Capital for a new scheme in Guildford.

Property Week

PC Ruston, from Ongar, kept 200 handed to him as 'lost property'

A Metropolitan Police officer who pocketed 200 thinking it was lost property handed to him by a member of the public has wept in court as he admitted theft.

The Echo

Woman successfully talked down from Victoria Shopping Centre car park ledge

A woman has been talked down from a ledge at the car park at Southend's Victoria Shopping Centre.

The Echo

Plans for Reading's tallest tower get go-ahead

Proposals for a 30m mixed-use tower that will be the tallest building in Reading have been given planning approval.

Property Week

Drivers facing delays after crash with car and lorry at busy roundabout

Drivers are facing delays after a crash involving a car and lorry.

The Echo

Man in court following Basildon knife-point robbery

A MAN is due in court today following reports of a knife-point robbery inBasildon.

The Echo

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