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IntroductionLA8 8HR

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the LA8 8HR postcode area in Lancaster.

We've got loads of statistics for LA8 8HR, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsLA8 8HR

What social class do the population of LA8 8HR belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is LA8 8HR 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 8HR from the Census 2011.


  • 15%Children
  • 84%Adults

15% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 8% are aged 76 or more.


  • 33.3%Male
  • 66.7%Female

From the last census, 33.3% of people in LA88HR male, and 66.7% female. Women outnumber men in Lyth Valley.


  • 30%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 17%DE

According to census records, 30% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 22%SINGLE
  • 61%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in LA8 8HR is 22%. Single and 'other' people is 78%.


  • 99%WHITE

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


  • 94.7%WORKING

1.3% 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 8HR, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

LA8 8HR Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around LA8 8HR, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in LA8 8HR

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

LA8 8HR Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around LA8 8HR reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

LA8 8HR Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area LA88HR. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in LA8 8HR

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the LA8 8HR area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near LA8 8HR

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to LA8 8HR.

Travel around LA8 8HR

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 8HR

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 8HR area.

Taxis near LA8 8HR

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near LA8 8HR, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near LA8 8HR

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near LA8 8HR


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around LA8 8HR.

What's on near LA8 8HR

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near LA8 8HR, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near LA8 8HR

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area LA8 8HR.

Hotels near LA8 8HR

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near LA8 8HR, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information LA8 8HR

Local Amenities

Banks near LA8 8HR


Find the nearest bank or building society in LA8 8HR. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near LA8 8HR

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the LA8 8HR postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near LA8 8HR



The nearest schools in the LA8 8HR area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near LA8 8HR

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 8HR

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 8HR


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near LA8 8HR.

Emergencies in LA8 8HR

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 8HR



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around LA8 8HR. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in LA8 8HR

Essential InformationLA8 8HR

LA88HR Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeLA8 8HR
Postal TownLancaster
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

LA88HR Postal District

Compass Postal District

LA8 8HR 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 8HR.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Bowland Bridge2.4 miles SW
Kendal4.2 miles E
Kendall4.2 miles E
Windermere4.5 miles NW
Bowness On Windermere4.5 miles NW
Levens5.2 miles SE
Heversham6.6 miles SE
Milnthorpe7.6 miles SE
Crooklands7.8 miles SE
Ambleside8.5 miles NW
Beetham8.6 miles SE
Haverthwaite8.6 miles SW
Arnside9 miles S
Coniston9.3 miles W
Grange9.4 miles S
London227 miles SE
Glasgow118 miles NW
Edinburgh114 miles N
Cardiff195 miles S
Liverpool62 miles S
Southampton244 miles SE
Saint Ives245 miles S

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