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IntroductionGL6 8BY

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the GL6 8BY postcode area in Gloucester.

We've got loads of statistics for GL6 8BY, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsGL6 8BY

What social class do the population of GL6 8BY belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is GL6 8BY in Gloucester, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about GL6 8BY from the Census 2011.


  • 17%Children
  • 83%Adults

17% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 11% are aged 76 or more.


  • 55.9%Male
  • 44.1%Female

From the last census, 55.9% of people in GL68BY male, and 44.1% female. Men outnumber women in Chalford.


  • 38%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 10%DE

According to census records, 38% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 21%SINGLE
  • 62%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in GL6 8BY 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%


  • 93%WORKING

1.8% 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 GL6 8BY, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

GL6 8BY Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around GL6 8BY, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in GL6 8BY

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

GL6 8BY Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around GL6 8BY reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

GL6 8BY Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area GL68BY. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in GL6 8BY

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the GL6 8BY area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near GL6 8BY

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to GL6 8BY.

Travel around GL6 8BY

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 GL6 8BY

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 GL6 8BY area.

Taxis near GL6 8BY

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near GL6 8BY, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near GL6 8BY

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near GL6 8BY


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around GL6 8BY.

What's on near GL6 8BY

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near GL6 8BY, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near GL6 8BY

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area GL6 8BY.

Hotels near GL6 8BY

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near GL6 8BY, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information GL6 8BY

Local Amenities

Banks near GL6 8BY


Find the nearest bank or building society in GL6 8BY. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near GL6 8BY

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the GL6 8BY postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near GL6 8BY



The nearest schools in the GL6 8BY area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near GL6 8BY

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 GL6 8BY

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in GL6 8BY


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near GL6 8BY.

Emergencies in GL6 8BY

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 GL6 8BY



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around GL6 8BY. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in GL6 8BY

Essential InformationGL6 8BY

GL68BY Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeGL6 8BY
Postal TownGloucester
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

GL68BY Postal District

Compass Postal District

GL6 8BY postcode is located in the postal town of Gloucester. Gloucester 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 GL6 8BY.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Stroud2 miles NW
Cherington3.1 miles SE
Nailsworth3.3 miles SW
Avening3.3 miles S
Sapperton3.8 miles E
Painswick3.9 miles N
Edgeworth3.9 miles E
Horsley4.2 miles SW
Miserden4.8 miles NE
Stonehouse5.2 miles W
Tarlton5.3 miles E
Nymphsfield5.4 miles W
Standish5.6 miles W
Coates5.9 miles E
Kingscote6 miles SW
London90 miles E
Glasgow295 miles N
Edinburgh294 miles N
Cardiff47 miles W
Liverpool122 miles N
Southampton66 miles SE
Saint Ives64 miles SE

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