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IntroductionDL1 2GL

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the DL1 2GL postcode area in Darlington.

We've got loads of statistics for DL1 2GL, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsDL1 2GL

What social class do the population of DL1 2GL belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is DL1 2GL in Darlington, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about DL1 2GL from the Census 2011.


  • 19%Children
  • 80%Adults

19% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 4% are aged 76 or more.


  • 51.8%Male
  • 48.2%Female

From the last census, 51.8% of people in DL12GL male, and 48.2% female. Men outnumber women in North Road.


  • 17%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 28%DE

According to census records, 17% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 32%SINGLE
  • 51%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in DL1 2GL is 32%. Single and 'other' people is 67%.


  • 94%WHITE

94% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 88.3%WORKING

4.1% 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 DL1 2GL, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

DL1 2GL Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around DL1 2GL, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in DL1 2GL

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

DL1 2GL Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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DL1 2GL Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area DL12GL. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in DL1 2GL

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near DL1 2GL

Travel & Transport



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Travel around DL1 2GL

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Traffic near DL1 2GL

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

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Taxis near DL1 2GL

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near DL1 2GL

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near DL1 2GL


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What's on near DL1 2GL

Local Attractions


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Attractions near DL1 2GL

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area DL1 2GL.

Hotels near DL1 2GL

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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Tourist Information DL1 2GL

Local Amenities

Banks near DL1 2GL


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Banks near DL1 2GL

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the DL1 2GL postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near DL1 2GL



The nearest schools in the DL1 2GL area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near DL1 2GL

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres DL1 2GL

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in DL1 2GL


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near DL1 2GL.

Emergencies in DL1 2GL

Post Offices

Post Offices

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Post Offices in DL1 2GL



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around DL1 2GL. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in DL1 2GL

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DL12GL Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeDL1 2GL
Postal TownDarlington
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Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

DL12GL Postal District

Compass Postal District

DL1 2GL postcode is located in the postal town of Darlington. Darlington 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 DL1 2GL.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Darlington0.9 miles W
Croft4 miles S
Eryholme4.1 miles SE
Aycliffe4.1 miles N
Middleton One Row4.2 miles E
Newton Morrell5.2 miles SW
Newton Aycliffe5.4 miles N
Lucy Cross5.6 miles W
Stockton-on-Tees6 miles E
Aldbrough6.7 miles SW
Middleton Tyas7.5 miles SW
Gainford7.5 miles W
Shildon7.7 miles NW
Bradbury7.8 miles N
Forcett8 miles W
London219 miles SE
Glasgow138 miles NW
Edinburgh117 miles NW
Cardiff222 miles S
Liverpool98 miles SW
Southampton252 miles S
Saint Ives256 miles S

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