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IntroductionLA8 0DW

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

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

DemographicsLA8 0DW

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


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in LA80DW male, and 50% 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 0DW 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 0DW, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

LA8 0DW Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in LA8 0DW

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

LA8 0DW Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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

LA8 0DW Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area LA80DW. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in LA8 0DW

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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

Job vacancies near LA8 0DW

Travel & Transport



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

Travel around LA8 0DW

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 0DW

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 0DW area.

Taxis near LA8 0DW

Car Parks

Car Parks

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

Car Parks near LA8 0DW

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near LA8 0DW


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

What's on near LA8 0DW

Local Attractions


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

Attractions near LA8 0DW

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near LA8 0DW

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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

Tourist Information LA8 0DW

Local Amenities

Banks near LA8 0DW


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

Banks near LA8 0DW

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near LA8 0DW



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

Schools near LA8 0DW

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 0DW

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 LA8 0DW


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in LA8 0DW

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 0DW



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

Libraries in LA8 0DW

Essential InformationLA8 0DW

LA80DW Postcode Breakdown

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

LA80DW Postal District

Compass Postal District

LA8 0DW 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 0DW.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Kendal5.5 miles W
Kendall5.5 miles W
Millthrop5.5 miles E
Sedbergh5.5 miles E
Gawthrop9.3 miles E
Crooklands9.3 miles SW
Levens9.6 miles SW
Dent9.8 miles E
Lupton9.9 miles S
Barbon10.2 miles SE
Heversham10.2 miles SW
Milnthorpe11.2 miles SW
Bowland Bridge11.3 miles W
Windermere11.4 miles W
Bowness On Windermere11.4 miles W
London225 miles SE
Glasgow120 miles NW
Edinburgh112 miles N
Cardiff199 miles S
Liverpool67 miles S
Southampton245 miles S
Saint Ives246 miles S

Theft from shop Shap (Cumbria Police)

On 24/04/2019 at around 19:30 there was a theft of goods from a shop in Shap, 2  males described as black entered the store  and another male remained in the vehicle - BK51 EKA  a silve&hellip

Cumbria Police

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the Lake District

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge try sheep shearing during a visit to Cumbria.

BBC News

Would you take job that's bad for planet?

Reopening of a coal mine in Cumbria will create around 500 well-paid jobs, but with an inevitable environmental impact will people jump at the opportunity?

BBC News

Plans for Lake District National Park expansion unveiled

It is hoped that expanding the park boundaries would attract more tourists.

BBC News

Tory leadership contest: Rory Stewart knocked out

Co-chair of the 1922 Committee Charles Walker unveils the results for the latest round of voting for Tory leader.

BBC News

Tory leadership contest: Rory Stewart knocked out

Four men are left in the contest to be the next prime minister after outsider Mr Stewart won just 27 votes.

BBC News

John Myers: Funeral held for Cumbrian broadcaster

Family and friends gathered at Carlisle Cathedral for the funeral of John Myers.

BBC News

Trading Standards Community Messages (Cumbria County Council)

With effect from 31 May 2019, we will no longer be issuing messages on Cumbria Community Messaging, via Neighbourhood Alert.  If you wish to remain on this neighbourhood alert system you will con&hellip

Cumbria Police

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