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IntroductionLA12 8JA

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the LA12 8JA postcode area in Lancaster.

We've got loads of statistics for LA12 8JA, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsLA12 8JA

What social class do the population of LA12 8JA belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is LA12 8JA in Lancaster, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about LA12 8JA from the Census 2011.


  • 11%Children
  • 89%Adults

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


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in LA128JA male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Hawkshead.


  • 26%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 19%DE

According to census records, 26% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 24%SINGLE
  • 57%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in LA12 8JA is 24%. Single and 'other' people is 76%.


  • 98%WHITE

98% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 95.3%WORKING

1.9% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

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People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in LA12 8JA, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

LA12 8JA Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around LA12 8JA, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in LA12 8JA

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

LA12 8JA Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around LA12 8JA reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

LA12 8JA Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area LA128JA. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in LA12 8JA

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the LA12 8JA area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near LA12 8JA

Travel & Transport

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Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to LA12 8JA.

Travel around LA12 8JA

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 LA12 8JA

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 LA12 8JA area.

Taxis near LA12 8JA

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near LA12 8JA, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near LA12 8JA

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near LA12 8JA


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around LA12 8JA.

What's on near LA12 8JA

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near LA12 8JA, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near LA12 8JA

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area LA12 8JA.

Hotels near LA12 8JA

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near LA12 8JA, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information LA12 8JA

Local Amenities

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Banks near LA12 8JA


Find the nearest bank or building society in LA12 8JA. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near LA12 8JA

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the LA12 8JA postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near LA12 8JA



The nearest schools in the LA12 8JA area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near LA12 8JA

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 LA12 8JA

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 LA12 8JA


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near LA12 8JA.

Emergencies in LA12 8JA

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 LA12 8JA



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around LA12 8JA. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in LA12 8JA

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LA128JA Postcode Breakdown

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Postal TownLancaster
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Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

LA128JA Postal District

Compass Postal District

LA12 8JA postcode is located in the postal town of Lancaster. Lancaster 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 LA12 8JA.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Haverthwaite2.1 miles SE
Ulverston5 miles SW
Ulverstone5 miles SW
Torver5.6 miles NW
Bowland Bridge6.4 miles E
Grange7.3 miles SE
Coniston7.4 miles N
Windermere8.7 miles NE
Bowness On Windermere8.7 miles NE
Dalton9.3 miles SW
Hodbarrow9.6 miles W
Arnside9.8 miles E
Millom10.2 miles W
Levens10.3 miles E
Silverdale11.1 miles E
London228 miles SE
Glasgow118 miles NW
Edinburgh117 miles N
Cardiff191 miles S
Liverpool58 miles S
Southampton243 miles SE
Saint Ives243 miles S

Over 170k invested across Lancashire to tackle reoffending as total approaches half a million (Police & Crime Commissioner)

Tackling crime and reoffending is a key priority for me as Police and Crime Commissioner and for Lancashire Constabulary and I wanted to let you know about the most recent funding that I have provided&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Quad Thefts (Lancashire Constabulary)

Sir or madam The last few days have seen a number of Quad and machinery thefts in the Pilling/Cockerham area. We are currently following up on enquiries with CCTV in the area. We are interested in any&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Could you be a befriender? (Lancashire Constabulary)

We have BEFRIENDING OPPORTUNITIES available in Garstang, Cabus, Bilsborrow, Knott End and Preesall . Have you ever thought of volunteering and making a difference to someone’s life and fulf&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Custody detention officer recruitment (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam Re: Custody detention officer recruitment Are you interested in a police staff role as a custody detention officer?Lancashire Police have organised a couple of formal presentation ev&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Blackpool air show important update (Lancashire Constabulary)

Sent on behalf of Blackpool Shows and attractions: Blackpool Air Show Update!!!Important InfoThe Good News First....The Blackpool Air Show WILL go ahead on Sunday and we hope that the weather allows f&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Dispersal order in place in Skeffington Road area of Preston (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam We are enforcing another dispersal order' in the Skeffington Road area of Preston today (Thursday August 8th) following several incidents of anti-social behaviour.From 6pm a Section&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Dreamboys petition put Preston's Guild Hall into administration

The venue went bust with debts of more than 4.5m, including 112,000 owed to ticket holders.

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette score as Arsenal beat Burnley in their first home match of the season.

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