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IntroductionLA23 1GH

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the LA23 1GH postcode area in Lancaster.

We've got loads of statistics for LA23 1GH, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsLA23 1GH

What social class do the population of LA23 1GH belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is LA23 1GH 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 LA23 1GH from the Census 2011.


  • 13%Children
  • 88%Adults

13% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 17% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in LA231GH male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Windermere Applethwaite and Troutbeck.


  • 23%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 21%DE

According to census records, 23% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 27%SINGLE
  • 50%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in LA23 1GH is 27%. Single and 'other' people is 73%.


  • 96%WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 89.9%WORKING

4.1% 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 LA23 1GH, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

LA23 1GH Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around LA23 1GH, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in LA23 1GH

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

LA23 1GH Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around LA23 1GH reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

LA23 1GH Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area LA231GH. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in LA23 1GH

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the LA23 1GH area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near LA23 1GH

Travel & Transport

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Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to LA23 1GH.

Travel around LA23 1GH

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 LA23 1GH

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 LA23 1GH area.

Taxis near LA23 1GH

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near LA23 1GH, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near LA23 1GH

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near LA23 1GH


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around LA23 1GH.

What's on near LA23 1GH

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near LA23 1GH, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near LA23 1GH

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area LA23 1GH.

Hotels near LA23 1GH

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near LA23 1GH, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information LA23 1GH

Local Amenities

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Banks near LA23 1GH


Find the nearest bank or building society in LA23 1GH. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near LA23 1GH

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the LA23 1GH postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near LA23 1GH



The nearest schools in the LA23 1GH area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near LA23 1GH

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 LA23 1GH

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in LA23 1GH


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near LA23 1GH.

Emergencies in LA23 1GH

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 LA23 1GH



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around LA23 1GH. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in LA23 1GH

Essential InformationLA23 1GH

LA231GH Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeLA23 1GH
Postal TownLancaster
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

LA231GH Postal District

Compass Postal District

LA23 1GH 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 LA23 1GH.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Windermere1.4 miles S
Bowness On Windermere1.4 miles S
Ambleside3.1 miles NW
Rydal4.4 miles NW
Coniston6.4 miles W
Bowland Bridge7.2 miles S
Kendal8.1 miles E
Kendall8.1 miles E
Torver8.4 miles W
Wythburn9.3 miles NW
Levens10.7 miles SE
Haverthwaite11.4 miles SW
Heversham12.1 miles SE
Rosthwaite12.7 miles NW
Milnthorpe13.1 miles SE
London233 miles SE
Glasgow113 miles NW
Edinburgh109 miles N
Cardiff200 miles S
Liverpool67 miles S
Southampton250 miles SE
Saint Ives250 miles S

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More than 200 staff are employed by Border Cars across south west Scotland and Cumbria.

BBC News


Cumbria Trading Standards are warning residents in the Furness area about doorstep callers offering to carry out roofing and building repairs. Consumers should be extremely cautious when approached &hellip

Cumbria Police

Cumbrian baby blinded in one eye after care failings

Care agencies failed to share key information which could have protected the child, a review finds.

BBC News

Storm Desmond: Plans to replace damaged Kendal bridge

Cumbria County Council is spending 1.6m to replace the structure in Kendal.

BBC News


Cumbria Trading Standards are warning local residents to be wary of telephone calls telling them that their Internet will be cut of if they do not follow given instructions.  Consumers are then b&hellip

Cumbria Police


Cumbria Trading Standards are warning residents in the Dalston, Carlisle area about doorstep callers offering to carry out roofing repairs.Consumers should be extremely cautious when approached by a&hellip

Cumbria Police

England Cricket World Cup: Who are the new champions?

England's cricket world cup-winning squad hails from across the country and around the globe.

BBC News

Tonnes of plastic removed from Cumbrian river

The river was lined with plastic to protect it from mineworks contamination but it is now degrading.

BBC News

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Discrimination by Postcode

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The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

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