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IntroductionNW8 6LS

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the NW8 6LS postcode area in London.

We've got loads of statistics for NW8 6LS, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsNW8 6LS

What social class do the population of NW8 6LS belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is NW8 6LS 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 NW8 6LS from the Census 2011.


  • 19%Children
  • 82%Adults

19% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 9% are aged 76 or more.


  • 0%Male
  • 100%Female

From the last census, 0% of people in NW86LS male, and 100% female. Women outnumber men in Abbey Road.


  • 50%AB
  • 36%C2/C2
  • 14%DE

According to census records, 50% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 34%SINGLE
  • 47%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in NW8 6LS is 34%. Single and 'other' people is 66%.


  • 66%WHITE
  • 33%NON-WHITE

66% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 82.9%WORKING

9.4% 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 NW8 6LS, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

NW8 6LS Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around NW8 6LS, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in NW8 6LS

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

NW8 6LS Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around NW8 6LS reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

NW8 6LS Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area NW86LS. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in NW8 6LS

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the NW8 6LS area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near NW8 6LS

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to NW8 6LS.

Travel around NW8 6LS

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 NW8 6LS

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 NW8 6LS area.

Taxis near NW8 6LS

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near NW8 6LS, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near NW8 6LS

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near NW8 6LS


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around NW8 6LS.

What's on near NW8 6LS

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near NW8 6LS, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near NW8 6LS

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area NW8 6LS.

Hotels near NW8 6LS

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near NW8 6LS, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information NW8 6LS

Local Amenities

Banks near NW8 6LS


Find the nearest bank or building society in NW8 6LS. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near NW8 6LS

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the NW8 6LS postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near NW8 6LS



The nearest schools in the NW8 6LS area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near NW8 6LS

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 NW8 6LS

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 NW8 6LS


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near NW8 6LS.

Emergencies in NW8 6LS

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 NW8 6LS



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around NW8 6LS. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in NW8 6LS

Essential InformationNW8 6LS

NW86LS Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeNW8 6LS
Postal TownLondon
Ward Name
CountyInner London
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

NW86LS Postal District

Compass Postal District

NW8 6LS 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 NW8 6LS.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Saint Johns Wood0.6 miles W
Hampstead1.2 miles NW
Highgate1.3 miles NE
Cricklewood2.3 miles W
Notting Hill2.4 miles SW
Lower Holloway2.5 miles E
Paddington2.5 miles S
Mayfair2.5 miles SE
Marylebone2.5 miles SE
Bloomsbury2.6 miles E
Holborn2.6 miles E
Upper Holloway2.7 miles NE
Willesden2.8 miles W
Covent Garden2.9 miles SE
Islington3 miles E
London3 miles SE
Glasgow337 miles NW
Edinburgh327 miles NW
Cardiff130 miles W
Liverpool175 miles NW
Southampton69 miles SW
Saint Ives87 miles SW

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