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IntroductionLE12 8DW

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the LE12 8DW postcode area in Leicester.

We've got loads of statistics for LE12 8DW, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsLE12 8DW

What social class do the population of LE12 8DW belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is LE12 8DW in Leicester, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about LE12 8DW from the Census 2011.


  • 21%Children
  • 79%Adults

21% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 5% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in LE128DW male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Quorn and Mountsorrel Castle.


  • 41%AB
  • 50%C2/C2
  • 9%DE

According to census records, 41% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 27%SINGLE
  • 56%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in LE12 8DW is 27%. Single and 'other' people is 73%.


  • 97%WHITE

97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 90.9%WORKING

4.5% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

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People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in LE12 8DW, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

LE12 8DW Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around LE12 8DW, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in LE12 8DW

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

LE12 8DW Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around LE12 8DW reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

LE12 8DW Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area LE128DW. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in LE12 8DW

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the LE12 8DW area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near LE12 8DW

Travel & Transport

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Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to LE12 8DW.

Travel around LE12 8DW

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 LE12 8DW

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 LE12 8DW area.

Taxis near LE12 8DW

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near LE12 8DW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near LE12 8DW

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near LE12 8DW


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around LE12 8DW.

What's on near LE12 8DW

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near LE12 8DW, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near LE12 8DW

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area LE12 8DW.

Hotels near LE12 8DW

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near LE12 8DW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information LE12 8DW

Local Amenities

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Banks near LE12 8DW


Find the nearest bank or building society in LE12 8DW. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near LE12 8DW

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the LE12 8DW postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near LE12 8DW



The nearest schools in the LE12 8DW area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near LE12 8DW

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 LE12 8DW

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 LE12 8DW


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near LE12 8DW.

Emergencies in LE12 8DW

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 LE12 8DW



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around LE12 8DW. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in LE12 8DW

Essential InformationLE12 8DW

LE128DW Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeLE12 8DW
Postal TownLeicester
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

LE128DW Postal District

Compass Postal District

LE12 8DW postcode is located in the postal town of Leicester. Leicester 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 LE12 8DW.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Barrow1.3 miles E
Loughborough1.8 miles NW
Mountsorrel2.2 miles SE
Woodhouse2.3 miles SW
Walton Le Wolds2.4 miles E
Swithland3.2 miles S
Rothley3.6 miles SE
Sileby3.7 miles E
Wimeswould4 miles NE
Rempstone4.1 miles NE
Thurcaston4.4 miles SE
Shepshed4.6 miles W
Sheepshed4.6 miles W
Ratcliffe On The Wreake4.9 miles E
East Leake4.9 miles N
London97 miles SE
Glasgow244 miles NW
Edinburgh235 miles NW
Cardiff123 miles SW
Liverpool88 miles NW
Southampton128 miles S
Saint Ives135 miles S

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