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IntroductionLA8 0AJ

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the LA8 0AJ postcode area in Lancaster.

We've got loads of statistics for LA8 0AJ, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsLA8 0AJ

What social class do the population of LA8 0AJ belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is LA8 0AJ 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 LA8 0AJ from the Census 2011.


  • 16%Children
  • 84%Adults

16% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 8% are aged 76 or more.


  • 43.8%Male
  • 56.3%Female

From the last census, 43.8% of people in LA80AJ male, and 56.3% female. Women outnumber men in Whinfell.


  • 32%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 14%DE

According to census records, 32% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 22%SINGLE
  • 65%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in LA8 0AJ is 22%. Single and 'other' people is 78%.


  • 100%WHITE

100% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 93.3%WORKING

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

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in LA8 0AJ, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

LA8 0AJ Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around LA8 0AJ, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in LA8 0AJ

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

LA8 0AJ Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around LA8 0AJ reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

LA8 0AJ Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area LA80AJ. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in LA8 0AJ

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the LA8 0AJ area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near LA8 0AJ

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to LA8 0AJ.

Travel around LA8 0AJ

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 LA8 0AJ

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 LA8 0AJ area.

Taxis near LA8 0AJ

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near LA8 0AJ, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near LA8 0AJ

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near LA8 0AJ


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around LA8 0AJ.

What's on near LA8 0AJ

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near LA8 0AJ, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near LA8 0AJ

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area LA8 0AJ.

Hotels near LA8 0AJ

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near LA8 0AJ, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information LA8 0AJ

Local Amenities

Banks near LA8 0AJ


Find the nearest bank or building society in LA8 0AJ. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near LA8 0AJ

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the LA8 0AJ postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near LA8 0AJ



The nearest schools in the LA8 0AJ area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near LA8 0AJ

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 LA8 0AJ

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in LA8 0AJ


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near LA8 0AJ.

Emergencies in LA8 0AJ

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 LA8 0AJ



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around LA8 0AJ. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in LA8 0AJ

Essential InformationLA8 0AJ

LA80AJ Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeLA8 0AJ
Postal TownLancaster
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

LA80AJ Postal District

Compass Postal District

LA8 0AJ 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 LA8 0AJ.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Kendal2 miles W
Kendall2 miles W
Levens5.5 miles SW
Crooklands5.6 miles S
Heversham6.1 miles SW
Lupton6.8 miles S
Milnthorpe7.2 miles SW
Sedbergh7.4 miles E
Millthrop7.4 miles E
Bowland Bridge7.7 miles W
Beetham8.3 miles SW
Barbon8.6 miles SE
Windermere9.5 miles W
Bowness On Windermere9.5 miles W
Gawthrop10 miles E
London224 miles SE
Glasgow121 miles NW
Edinburgh115 miles N
Cardiff196 miles S
Liverpool63 miles S
Southampton243 miles SE
Saint Ives244 miles S

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