DL1 2LWLocal Map
Approximate address for DL1 2LW:
IntroductionDL1 2LW

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

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

DemographicsDL1 2LW

What social class do the population of DL1 2LW belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is DL1 2LW 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 2LW from the Census 2011.


  • 19%Children
  • 81%Adults

19% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 8% are aged 76 or more.


  • 62.5%Male
  • 37.5%Female

From the last census, 62.5% of people in DL12LW male, and 37.5% female. Men outnumber women in Central.


  • 10%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 37%DE

According to census records, 10% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 41%SINGLE
  • 34%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in DL1 2LW is 41%. Single and 'other' people is 58%.


  • 97%WHITE

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


  • 87.1%WORKING

8.4% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

See all demographics for DL1 2LW

Discover DL1 2LW

People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in DL1 2LW, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

DL1 2LW Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in DL1 2LW

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

DL1 2LW Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around DL1 2LW reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

DL1 2LW Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area DL12LW. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in DL1 2LW

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the DL1 2LW area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near DL1 2LW

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to DL1 2LW.

Travel around DL1 2LW

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 DL1 2LW

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 DL1 2LW area.

Taxis near DL1 2LW

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near DL1 2LW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near DL1 2LW

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near DL1 2LW


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around DL1 2LW.

What's on near DL1 2LW

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near DL1 2LW, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near DL1 2LW

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near DL1 2LW

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near DL1 2LW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information DL1 2LW

Local Amenities

Banks near DL1 2LW


Find the nearest bank or building society in DL1 2LW. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near DL1 2LW

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near DL1 2LW



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

Schools near DL1 2LW

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 DL1 2LW

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 DL1 2LW


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in DL1 2LW

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 DL1 2LW



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

Libraries in DL1 2LW

Your views ofDL1 2LW

Chris H

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

We don't have any views of Dl12lw right now. If you live in Dl12lw or have visited it, please help us to help others by telling others what you think of this neighbourhood.

Add your view of DL1 2LW

People need your local expertise. If you live in DL1 2LW or have first-hand knowledge of the neighbourhood, please consider sharing your views. It's completely anonymous - all we ask is for your initials.

Your initials
Email (never published)
Your review

Please tell us what you like about the DL1 2LW postcode area, what you don't like, and what it's like to live or work here.

Your opinions on...
Compare Conveyancing Quotes

Essential InformationDL1 2LW

DL12LW Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeDL1 2LW
Postal TownDarlington
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

DL12LW Postal District

Compass Postal District

DL1 2LW 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 2LW.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Darlington1.2 miles W
Eryholme3.7 miles SE
Middleton One Row3.7 miles E
Croft3.7 miles S
Aycliffe4.5 miles N
Newton Morrell5.2 miles SW
Lucy Cross5.7 miles W
Newton Aycliffe5.8 miles N
Stockton-on-Tees5.9 miles E
Aldbrough6.8 miles W
Middleton Tyas7.4 miles SW
Great Smeaton7.6 miles SE
Gainford7.9 miles W
Yarm7.9 miles E
Yarm On Tees7.9 miles E
London218 miles SE
Glasgow138 miles NW
Edinburgh117 miles NW
Cardiff222 miles S
Liverpool98 miles SW
Southampton251 miles S
Saint Ives256 miles S

Former Government adviser becomes chair of net zero group

A BUSINESS group aimed at sharing good practice on net zero' has appointed a former Cabinet Office lead on sustainability as its first chair.

Northern Echo

Police officer driving in Darlington house crash suspended

Theofficer behind the wheel of a police car which crashed into a Darlington home has been suspended from driving.

Northern Echo

Darlington Dog's Trust: 6 dogs to adopt this Christmas

A group of rescue dogs from DarlingtonDog's Trust are looking for their forever homes moving nearer Christmas.

Northern Echo

Darlington Council tax rates rise for second & empty homes

Council tax increases on empty and second homes in Darlington have been criticised by landlords - but were still voted through.

Northern Echo

Polar Patroller: Ripon-based ECON gritters with funny names

Made by Ripon-based company ECON, the gritters are sent all across the UK to make the roads safe and to prevent accidents in different regions

Northern Echo

LIVE: Flooding at Easington service station on A19

Follow our morning live blog for the latest traffic and travel updates, today's weather forecast and all the latest breaking news.

Northern Echo

Flights begin from Newcastle to Lapland for Christmas joy

Routes fromNewcastle Airportbegan on Friday (December 1)to Lapland for the 2023 season.

Northern Echo

30 years since the closure of Durham's last deep mine

Ahead of the launch of Hollowed Ground, film-maker Marie Gardiner tells the story of everyday Durham mining folk

Northern Echo

From the Postcode Area blog

Deciphering Crime Rates - a Deep Dive Into UK Postcode Analysis

Deciphering Crime Rates - a Deep Dive Into UK Postcode Analysis

Ever wondered about the crime rate in your UK postcode? You're not alone. We've dug deep into the data, uncovering trends and patterns that'll make your head spin.

Read more

Death of the High Street?

Death of the High Street?

The BBC reports that despite councils' attempts to kurb them, the UK's high streets have seen a huge growth in fast food outlets. Could this mark the death knell for the Great British high street, and what can we do about it to halt its decline?

Read more

Discrimination by Postcode

Discrimination by Postcode

You really couldn't make it up, could you? Some of the country's most vulnerable people are missing out on their weekly £25 Cold Weather Payment, just because the system that's in operation is discriminating against them because payments are based on postcode, rather than geographic location.

Read more

The Redesign is Underway

The Redesign is Underway

Well, the current website was absolutely in dire need of a good redesign - from the ground up. So I set out to pull it all apart and get it up and running again to become the most comprehensive guide to every postcode in the UK. And it's been a long, tough job from start to finish - and quite possibly the biggest project I've ever undertaken.

Read more