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IntroductionNW6 2LJ

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the NW6 2LJ postcode area in London.

We've got loads of statistics for NW6 2LJ, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsNW6 2LJ

What social class do the population of NW6 2LJ belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is NW6 2LJ in London, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about NW6 2LJ from the Census 2011.


  • 11%Children
  • 88%Adults

11% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 2% are aged 76 or more.


  • 56.5%Male
  • 43.5%Female

From the last census, 56.5% of people in NW62LJ male, and 43.5% female. Men outnumber women in West Hampstead.


  • 44%AB
  • 40%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

According to census records, 44% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 65%SINGLE
  • 22%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in NW6 2LJ is 65%. Single and 'other' people is 34%.


  • 63%WHITE
  • 38%NON-WHITE

63% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 82.6%WORKING

7.4% 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 NW6 2LJ, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

NW6 2LJ Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around NW6 2LJ, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in NW6 2LJ

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

NW6 2LJ Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around NW6 2LJ reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

NW6 2LJ Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area NW62LJ. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in NW6 2LJ

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the NW6 2LJ area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near NW6 2LJ

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to NW6 2LJ.

Travel around NW6 2LJ

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 NW6 2LJ

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 NW6 2LJ area.

Taxis near NW6 2LJ

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near NW6 2LJ, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near NW6 2LJ

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near NW6 2LJ


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around NW6 2LJ.

What's on near NW6 2LJ

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near NW6 2LJ, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near NW6 2LJ

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area NW6 2LJ.

Hotels near NW6 2LJ

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near NW6 2LJ, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information NW6 2LJ

Local Amenities

Banks near NW6 2LJ


Find the nearest bank or building society in NW6 2LJ. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near NW6 2LJ

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the NW6 2LJ postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near NW6 2LJ



The nearest schools in the NW6 2LJ area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near NW6 2LJ

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 NW6 2LJ

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 NW6 2LJ


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near NW6 2LJ.

Emergencies in NW6 2LJ

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 NW6 2LJ



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around NW6 2LJ. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in NW6 2LJ

Essential InformationNW6 2LJ

NW62LJ Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeNW6 2LJ
Postal TownLondon
Ward Name
CountyInner London
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

NW62LJ Postal District

Compass Postal District

NW6 2LJ postcode is located in the postal town of London. London 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 NW6 2LJ.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Hampstead0.4 miles E
Saint Johns Wood1 miles SE
Cricklewood1.1 miles W
Golders Green1.7 miles NW
Highgate1.8 miles E
Dollis Hill1.8 miles W
Willesden2.1 miles W
Notting Hill2.4 miles SW
Maida Vale2.5 miles N
Neasden2.5 miles W
East Finchley2.7 miles NE
Harlesden2.7 miles W
Upper Holloway2.8 miles E
Lower Holloway3.2 miles E
Brent3.2 miles W
London5 miles SE
Glasgow335 miles NW
Edinburgh326 miles NW
Cardiff129 miles W
Liverpool173 miles NW
Southampton69 miles SW
Saint Ives86 miles SW

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