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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

Essential InformationLA12 8JA

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

Penwortham youth given Community Behaviour Order (Lancashire Constabulary)

We said we'd keep you updated on what we are doing to deal with youths causing issues in Penwortham, particularly around schools, and now we are able to share some news with you.Kyle Collins (pictured&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Longton PACT Meeting (Lancashire Constabulary)

Good Afternoon,A quick reminder that Longton PACT meeting will take place at 7pm tonight, 13/05/2019, in Longton Library. This is an opportunity to meet with your local neighbour hood PCSO's to &hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Befriending opportunities in your area (Lancashire Constabulary)

BEFRIENDING OPPORTUNITIES in the  FYLDE area.Have you ever thought of volunteering and making a difference to someone’s life and fulfilling your own? By giving one hour a week to&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Section 60 in place in Blackpool (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam A section 60 will be in place in the Talbot area of Blackpool from 7pm tonight (Friday, April 26th).It follows an altercation which took place last night, when a group of men armed w&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Burnley paedophile jailed over Sainsbury's toilet abuse

A man who admitted abusing seven-year-old boy in a supermarket toilet cubicle is jailed.

BBC News

Two children and man injured in Blackburn house fire

Fire crews are praised for putting out a "huge" fire after it engulfed a family home.

BBC News

Murder investigation in Parbold (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam Detectives investigating the murder of a teenager in Parbold are appealing for help to catch his killer. Police were called around 5.25pm on Wednesday, 1st May after a body was found&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Request for Information - Allegation of Assault (Lancashire Constabulary)

Sir or madam Police at Garstang are appealing for any witnesses relating to a allegation of Assault and then later a road rage incident on the High Street at Garstang around 3pm on Thursday 18th April&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

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Discrimination by Postcode

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The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

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