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IntroductionLE12 8QP

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

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

DemographicsLE12 8QP

What social class do the population of LE12 8QP belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is LE12 8QP 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 8QP from the Census 2011.


  • 17%Children
  • 84%Adults

17% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 9% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in LE128QP male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Quorn and Mountsorrel Castle.


  • 41%AB
  • 47%C2/C2
  • 12%DE

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


  • 26%SINGLE
  • 51%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in LE12 8QP is 26%. Single and 'other' people is 73%.


  • 98%WHITE

98% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 92.6%WORKING

2.7% 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 8QP, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

LE12 8QP Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in LE12 8QP

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

LE12 8QP Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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

LE12 8QP Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area LE128QP. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in LE12 8QP

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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

Job vacancies near LE12 8QP

Travel & Transport

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

Travel around LE12 8QP

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 8QP

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 8QP area.

Taxis near LE12 8QP

Car Parks

Car Parks

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

Car Parks near LE12 8QP

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near LE12 8QP


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

What's on near LE12 8QP

Local Attractions


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

Attractions near LE12 8QP

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near LE12 8QP

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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

Tourist Information LE12 8QP

Local Amenities

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Banks near LE12 8QP


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

Banks near LE12 8QP

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near LE12 8QP



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

Schools near LE12 8QP

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 8QP

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 8QP


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in LE12 8QP

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 8QP



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

Post Offices in LE12 8QP

Essential InformationLE12 8QP

LE128QP Postcode Breakdown

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

LE128QP Postal District

Compass Postal District

LE12 8QP 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 8QP.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Barrow0.9 miles E
Mountsorrel1.8 miles SE
Walton Le Wolds2.2 miles E
Woodhouse2.2 miles SW
Loughborough2.3 miles NW
Swithland2.9 miles S
Rothley3.2 miles SE
Sileby3.2 miles E
Wimeswould4 miles NE
Thurcaston4 miles S
Rempstone4.3 miles N
Ratcliffe On The Wreake4.5 miles E
Sheepshed4.9 miles W
Shepshed4.9 miles W
East Leake5.2 miles
London97 miles SE
Glasgow245 miles NW
Edinburgh235 miles NW
Cardiff123 miles SW
Liverpool89 miles NW
Southampton128 miles S
Saint Ives135 miles S

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