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IntroductionLA4 5UP

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the LA4 5UP postcode area in Lancaster.

We've got loads of statistics for LA4 5UP, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsLA4 5UP

What social class do the population of LA4 5UP belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is LA4 5UP 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 LA4 5UP from the Census 2011.


  • 21%Children
  • 78%Adults

21% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 9% are aged 76 or more.


  • 38.7%Male
  • 61.3%Female

From the last census, 38.7% of people in LA45UP male, and 61.3% female. Women outnumber men in Westgate.


  • 4%AB
  • 50%C2/C2
  • 45%DE

According to census records, 4% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 30%SINGLE
  • 44%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in LA4 5UP is 30%. Single and 'other' people is 69%.


  • 99%WHITE

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


  • 89.9%WORKING

5.5% 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 LA4 5UP, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

LA4 5UP Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around LA4 5UP, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in LA4 5UP

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

LA4 5UP Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around LA4 5UP reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

LA4 5UP Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area LA45UP. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in LA4 5UP

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the LA4 5UP area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near LA4 5UP

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to LA4 5UP.

Travel around LA4 5UP

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 LA4 5UP

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 LA4 5UP area.

Taxis near LA4 5UP

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near LA4 5UP, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near LA4 5UP

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near LA4 5UP


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around LA4 5UP.

What's on near LA4 5UP

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near LA4 5UP, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near LA4 5UP

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area LA4 5UP.

Hotels near LA4 5UP

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near LA4 5UP, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information LA4 5UP

Local Amenities

Banks near LA4 5UP


Find the nearest bank or building society in LA4 5UP. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near LA4 5UP

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the LA4 5UP postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near LA4 5UP



The nearest schools in the LA4 5UP area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near LA4 5UP

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 LA4 5UP

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 LA4 5UP


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near LA4 5UP.

Emergencies in LA4 5UP

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 LA4 5UP



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around LA4 5UP. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in LA4 5UP


Essential InformationLA4 5UP

LA45UP Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeLA4 5UP
Postal TownLancaster
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

LA45UP Postal District

Compass Postal District

LA4 5UP 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 LA4 5UP.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Morecambe0.1 miles W
Lancaster0.6 miles E
Heysham3.1 miles SW
Carnforth4.8 miles NE
Caton5.3 miles E
Galgate6.3 miles SE
Silverdale7 miles N
Claughton7.4 miles E
Arnside8.1 miles N
Cockerham8.1 miles S
Forton8.5 miles SE
Grange8.5 miles N
Hornby9 miles E
Beetham9.8 miles NE
Wray10.1 miles E
London213 miles SE
Glasgow134 miles NW
Edinburgh131 miles N
Cardiff178 miles S
Liverpool45 miles S
Southampton228 miles SE
Saint Ives228 miles S

Funding to support Street Angels Street Pastors and similar organisations (Police & Crime Commissioner)

I am pleased to once again support the work of Street Pastors, Street Angels and similar organisations who are making Lancashire's streets safer. 25,000 has been made available for applications to su&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Criminal Damage Incident (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam Re: Criminal damage to a kitchen windowToday (13/09) a resident of Greystoke court on Clifton drive has woken up and noticed that his kitchen window has been smashed, the resident be&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Tory ex-MEP Sajjad Karim: I've heard Islamophobia from a minister

Sajjad Karim says he's experienced Islamophobia from senior members of the Conservative Party.

BBC News

Talk About Policing event - 18th September - 7pm North Euston Hotel (Police & Crime Commissioner)

This week on Wednesday 18th September I will be taking part in a Talk About Policing event in the Fleetwood area, hearing from residents about their priorities for Lancashire Constabulary.Running from&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Garstang lollipop lady celebrates 40 years keeping children safe

Lollipop lady Beryl Bracken has been a friend to successive generations of children since 1979.

BBC News

Buglaries and theft from motor vehicles marsh house lane area Darwen (Lancashire Constabulary)

We're asking you to be vigilant and have a look at our crime prevention advice after numerous burglaries at a house's and vehicles in the marsh house lane areas of Darwen were reported. Theyhappen&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Lewis Holtby: Blackburn Rovers sign former Tottenham midfielder on two-year deal

Blackburn Rovers complete the signing of former Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby on a two-year contract.

BBC News

South Shore Community Partnership Meeting (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam Re: South Shore Community Partnership MeetingPlease see attached poster that provides all the details for the next meeting, if for any reason you can't open the attachment then the d&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

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