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Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the WC2B 6WQ postcode area in London.

We've got loads of statistics for WC2B 6WQ, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsWC2B 6WQ

What social class do the population of WC2B 6WQ belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is WC2B 6WQ 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 WC2B 6WQ from the Census 2011.


  • 4%Children
  • 96%Adults

4% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 2% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in WC2B6WQ male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in West End.


  • 42%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 9%DE

According to census records, 42% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 72%SINGLE
  • 15%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in WC2B 6WQ is 72%. Single and 'other' people is 28%.


  • 69%WHITE
  • 31%NON-WHITE

69% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 79.3%WORKING

5.3% 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 WC2B 6WQ, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

WC2B 6WQ Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around WC2B 6WQ, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in WC2B 6WQ

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

WC2B 6WQ Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around WC2B 6WQ reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

WC2B 6WQ Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area WC2B6WQ. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in WC2B 6WQ

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the WC2B 6WQ area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near WC2B 6WQ

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to WC2B 6WQ.

Travel around WC2B 6WQ

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 WC2B 6WQ

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 WC2B 6WQ area.

Taxis near WC2B 6WQ

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near WC2B 6WQ, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near WC2B 6WQ

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near WC2B 6WQ


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around WC2B 6WQ.

What's on near WC2B 6WQ

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near WC2B 6WQ, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near WC2B 6WQ

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area WC2B 6WQ.

Hotels near WC2B 6WQ

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near WC2B 6WQ, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information WC2B 6WQ

Local Amenities

Banks near WC2B 6WQ


Find the nearest bank or building society in WC2B 6WQ. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near WC2B 6WQ

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the WC2B 6WQ postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near WC2B 6WQ



The nearest schools in the WC2B 6WQ area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near WC2B 6WQ

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 WC2B 6WQ

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 WC2B 6WQ


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near WC2B 6WQ.

Emergencies in WC2B 6WQ

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 WC2B 6WQ



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around WC2B 6WQ. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in WC2B 6WQ

Essential InformationWC2B 6WQ

WC2B6WQ Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeWC2B 6WQ
Postal TownLondon
Ward Name
CountyInner London
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

WC2B6WQ Postal District

Compass Postal District

WC2B 6WQ 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 WC2B 6WQ.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Bloomsbury0.8 miles E
Holborn0.8 miles E
Covent Garden1.2 miles S
Marylebone1.4 miles SW
Mayfair1.4 miles SW
London1.4 miles SE
Lambeth1.4 miles SE
Westminster1.4 miles SE
Islington1.8 miles E
Highgate2.4 miles N
Saint Johns Wood2.4 miles W
Lower Holloway2.4 miles N
Paddington2.4 miles W
Hoxton2.5 miles E
London1 miles SE
Glasgow338 miles NW
Edinburgh328 miles NW
Cardiff132 miles W
Liverpool177 miles NW
Southampton70 miles SW
Saint Ives87 miles SW

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