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IntroductionLA2 8LA

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the LA2 8LA postcode area in Lancaster.

We've got loads of statistics for LA2 8LA, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsLA2 8LA

What social class do the population of LA2 8LA belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is LA2 8LA 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 LA2 8LA from the Census 2011.


  • 17%Children
  • 82%Adults

17% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 15% are aged 76 or more.


  • 38.5%Male
  • 61.5%Female

From the last census, 38.5% of people in LA28LA male, and 61.5% female. Women outnumber men in Upper Lune Valley.


  • 37%AB
  • 48%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

According to census records, 37% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 20%SINGLE
  • 61%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in LA2 8LA is 20%. Single and 'other' people is 80%.


  • 99%WHITE

99% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 92.9%WORKING

3.2% 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 LA2 8LA, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

LA2 8LA Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around LA2 8LA, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in LA2 8LA

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

LA2 8LA Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around LA2 8LA reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

LA2 8LA Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area LA28LA. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in LA2 8LA

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the LA2 8LA area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near LA2 8LA

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to LA2 8LA.

Travel around LA2 8LA

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 LA2 8LA

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 LA2 8LA area.

Taxis near LA2 8LA

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near LA2 8LA, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near LA2 8LA

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near LA2 8LA


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around LA2 8LA.

What's on near LA2 8LA

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near LA2 8LA, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near LA2 8LA

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area LA2 8LA.

Hotels near LA2 8LA

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near LA2 8LA, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information LA2 8LA

Local Amenities

Banks near LA2 8LA


Find the nearest bank or building society in LA2 8LA. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near LA2 8LA

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the LA2 8LA postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near LA2 8LA



The nearest schools in the LA2 8LA area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near LA2 8LA

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 LA2 8LA

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 LA2 8LA


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near LA2 8LA.

Emergencies in LA2 8LA

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 LA2 8LA



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around LA2 8LA. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in LA2 8LA

Essential InformationLA2 8LA

LA28LA Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeLA2 8LA
Postal TownLancaster
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

LA28LA Postal District

Compass Postal District

LA2 8LA 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 LA2 8LA.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Hornby0.8 miles S
Wennington2 miles E
Wray2.3 miles SE
Claughton2.4 miles SW
Tunstall3 miles NE
Whittington4 miles NE
Caton4.6 miles SW
Carnforth5.5 miles W
Leck5.5 miles NE
Higher Thrushgill5.8 miles SE
Lupton7.4 miles N
Barbon7.8 miles NE
Beetham8.2 miles NW
Silverdale8.4 miles W
Lancaster8.7 miles W
London210 miles SE
Glasgow135 miles NW
Edinburgh129 miles N
Cardiff182 miles S
Liverpool50 miles S
Southampton228 miles SE
Saint Ives229 miles S

Southport man charged over promenade stabbing

A man is charged with attempted murder and possessing a knife after a stabbing in Southport.

BBC News


Dear Sir or madam We wanted to let you know that there has been a recent increase in the number of burglaries in the Oswaldtwistle, Church and Clayton areas. These have all occurred overnight and the &hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Blackpool's Livewire Festival cancelled due to 'investor issues'

Organisers say they "explored every avenue" to keep Blackpool's Livewire Festival on.

BBC News

Lancaster-Morecambe cycle track (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam We are carrying out a survey about the Lancaster-Morecambe cycle track to establish the volume of crime and anti-social behaviour and how safe the public feel using the cycle track. &hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Section 60 powers in place in Fleetwood overnight (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam This is to let you know that Section 60 powers are now in place in Fleetwood, in the area shown on the attached map. It follows a number of incidents over the last few days, the firs&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Sam Gallagher: Blackburn Rovers sign Southampton forward

Blackburn Rovers sign Southampton forward Sam Gallagher on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

BBC News

West Division Police Headquarters officially opened in memory of fallen officers (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam We wanted to let you know that our West Division Police Headquarters in Blackpool has been officially opened today in memory of the fallen officers across Blackpool, Fylde, Wyre, Lan&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Joe Maguire and Lamine Kaba Sherif join Accrington Stanley on free transfers

Accrington Stanley sign full-back Joe Maguire from Fleetwood and Leicester midfielder Lamine Kaba Sherif on free transfers.

BBC News

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Discrimination by Postcode

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