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IntroductionW1J 5AL

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the W1J 5AL postcode area in London.

We've got loads of statistics for W1J 5AL, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsW1J 5AL

What social class do the population of W1J 5AL belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is W1J 5AL 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 W1J 5AL from the Census 2011.


  • 9%Children
  • 90%Adults

9% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 6% are aged 76 or more.


  • 100%Male
  • 0%Female

From the last census, 100% of people in W1J5AL male, and 0% female. Men outnumber women in West End.


  • 51%AB
  • 38%C2/C2
  • 11%DE

According to census records, 51% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 51%SINGLE
  • 34%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in W1J 5AL is 51%. Single and 'other' people is 49%.


  • 66%WHITE
  • 35%NON-WHITE

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


  • 83.9%WORKING

6.4% 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 W1J 5AL, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

W1J 5AL Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around W1J 5AL, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in W1J 5AL

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

W1J 5AL Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around W1J 5AL reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

W1J 5AL Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area W1J5AL. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in W1J 5AL

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the W1J 5AL area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near W1J 5AL

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to W1J 5AL.

Travel around W1J 5AL

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 W1J 5AL

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 W1J 5AL area.

Taxis near W1J 5AL

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near W1J 5AL, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near W1J 5AL

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near W1J 5AL


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around W1J 5AL.

What's on near W1J 5AL

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near W1J 5AL, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near W1J 5AL

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area W1J 5AL.

Hotels near W1J 5AL

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near W1J 5AL, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information W1J 5AL

Local Amenities

Banks near W1J 5AL


Find the nearest bank or building society in W1J 5AL. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near W1J 5AL

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the W1J 5AL postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near W1J 5AL



The nearest schools in the W1J 5AL area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near W1J 5AL

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 W1J 5AL

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 W1J 5AL


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near W1J 5AL.

Emergencies in W1J 5AL

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 W1J 5AL



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around W1J 5AL. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in W1J 5AL

Essential InformationW1J 5AL

W1J5AL Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeW1J 5AL
Postal TownLondon
Ward Name
CountyInner London
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

W1J5AL Postal District

Compass Postal District

W1J 5AL 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 W1J 5AL.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Marylebone0.7 miles S
Mayfair0.7 miles S
Covent Garden0.9 miles SE
Holborn1.4 miles E
Bloomsbury1.4 miles E
London1.5 miles E
Westminster1.5 miles E
Lambeth1.5 miles E
Paddington1.7 miles W
Saint Johns Wood2.3 miles NW
Kensington2.4 miles SW
Chelsea2.4 miles SW
Earls Court2.4 miles SW
Islington2.6 miles NE
London1 miles E
Glasgow339 miles NW
Edinburgh329 miles NW
Cardiff131 miles W
Liverpool177 miles NW
Southampton69 miles SW
Saint Ives87 miles SW

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