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IntroductionWC1R 5DD

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the WC1R 5DD postcode area in London.

We've got loads of statistics for WC1R 5DD, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsWC1R 5DD

What social class do the population of WC1R 5DD belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is WC1R 5DD 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 WC1R 5DD from the Census 2011.


  • 9%Children
  • 91%Adults

9% 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 WC1R5DD male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Holborn and Covent Garden.


  • 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%.


  • 60%SINGLE
  • 25%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in WC1R 5DD is 60%. Single and 'other' people is 41%.


  • 67%WHITE
  • 34%NON-WHITE

67% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 73.9%WORKING

4.7% 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 WC1R 5DD, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

WC1R 5DD Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around WC1R 5DD, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in WC1R 5DD

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

WC1R 5DD Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around WC1R 5DD reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

WC1R 5DD Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area WC1R5DD. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in WC1R 5DD

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the WC1R 5DD area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near WC1R 5DD

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to WC1R 5DD.

Travel around WC1R 5DD

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 WC1R 5DD

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 WC1R 5DD area.

Taxis near WC1R 5DD

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near WC1R 5DD, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near WC1R 5DD

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near WC1R 5DD


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around WC1R 5DD.

What's on near WC1R 5DD

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near WC1R 5DD, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near WC1R 5DD

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area WC1R 5DD.

Hotels near WC1R 5DD

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near WC1R 5DD, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information WC1R 5DD

Local Amenities

Banks near WC1R 5DD


Find the nearest bank or building society in WC1R 5DD. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near WC1R 5DD

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the WC1R 5DD postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near WC1R 5DD



The nearest schools in the WC1R 5DD area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near WC1R 5DD

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 WC1R 5DD

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 WC1R 5DD


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near WC1R 5DD.

Emergencies in WC1R 5DD

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 WC1R 5DD



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around WC1R 5DD. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in WC1R 5DD

Essential InformationWC1R 5DD

WC1R5DD Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeWC1R 5DD
Postal TownLondon
Ward Name
CountyInner London
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

WC1R5DD Postal District

Compass Postal District

WC1R 5DD 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 WC1R 5DD.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Bloomsbury0.2 miles S
Holborn0.2 miles S
Islington1.1 miles NE
London1.4 miles S
Westminster1.4 miles S
Lambeth1.4 miles S
Covent Garden1.6 miles SW
Shoreditch1.6 miles E
Hoxton1.6 miles E
Southwark1.9 miles SE
Finsbury1.9 miles SE
Marylebone2.1 miles SW
Mayfair2.1 miles SW
Lower Holloway2.1 miles N
London1 miles S
Glasgow339 miles NW
Edinburgh329 miles NW
Cardiff133 miles W
Liverpool177 miles NW
Southampton71 miles SW
Saint Ives88 miles SW

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