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IntroductionWC2A 3BP

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the WC2A 3BP postcode area in London.

We've got loads of statistics for WC2A 3BP, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsWC2A 3BP

What social class do the population of WC2A 3BP belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is WC2A 3BP 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 WC2A 3BP 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 WC2A3BP 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 WC2A 3BP 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 WC2A 3BP, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

WC2A 3BP Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around WC2A 3BP, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in WC2A 3BP

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

WC2A 3BP Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around WC2A 3BP reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

WC2A 3BP Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area WC2A3BP. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in WC2A 3BP

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the WC2A 3BP area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near WC2A 3BP

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to WC2A 3BP.

Travel around WC2A 3BP

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 WC2A 3BP

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 WC2A 3BP area.

Taxis near WC2A 3BP

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near WC2A 3BP, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near WC2A 3BP

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near WC2A 3BP


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around WC2A 3BP.

What's on near WC2A 3BP

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near WC2A 3BP, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near WC2A 3BP

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area WC2A 3BP.

Hotels near WC2A 3BP

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near WC2A 3BP, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information WC2A 3BP

Local Amenities

Banks near WC2A 3BP


Find the nearest bank or building society in WC2A 3BP. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near WC2A 3BP

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the WC2A 3BP postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near WC2A 3BP



The nearest schools in the WC2A 3BP area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near WC2A 3BP

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 WC2A 3BP

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 WC2A 3BP


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near WC2A 3BP.

Emergencies in WC2A 3BP

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 WC2A 3BP



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around WC2A 3BP. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in WC2A 3BP

Essential InformationWC2A 3BP

WC2A3BP Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeWC2A 3BP
Postal TownLondon
Ward Name
CountyInner London
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

WC2A3BP Postal District

Compass Postal District

WC2A 3BP 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 WC2A 3BP.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Bloomsbury0.1 miles E
Holborn0.1 miles E
London1.2 miles S
Westminster1.2 miles S
Lambeth1.2 miles S
Covent Garden1.3 miles SW
Islington1.4 miles NE
Mayfair1.8 miles SW
Marylebone1.8 miles SW
Shoreditch1.9 miles E
Hoxton1.9 miles E
Southwark1.9 miles E
Finsbury1.9 miles E
Lower Holloway2.3 miles N
London1 miles S
Glasgow339 miles NW
Edinburgh329 miles NW
Cardiff133 miles W
Liverpool177 miles NW
Southampton70 miles SW
Saint Ives88 miles SW

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