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Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the OL15 8QS postcode area in Oldham.

We've got loads of statistics for OL15 8QS, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsOL15 8QS

What social class do the population of OL15 8QS belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is OL15 8QS in Oldham, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about OL15 8QS from the Census 2011.


  • 21%Children
  • 78%Adults

21% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 6% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in OL158QS male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Littleborough Lakeside.


  • 24%AB
  • 60%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

According to census records, 24% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 28%SINGLE
  • 53%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in OL15 8QS is 28%. Single and 'other' people is 71%.


  • 98%WHITE

98% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 90.5%WORKING

3.5% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

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People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in OL15 8QS, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

OL15 8QS Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around OL15 8QS, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in OL15 8QS

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

OL15 8QS Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around OL15 8QS reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

OL15 8QS Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area OL158QS. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in OL15 8QS

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the OL15 8QS area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near OL15 8QS

Travel & Transport

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Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to OL15 8QS.

Travel around OL15 8QS

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 OL15 8QS

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 OL15 8QS area.

Taxis near OL15 8QS

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near OL15 8QS, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near OL15 8QS

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near OL15 8QS


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around OL15 8QS.

What's on near OL15 8QS

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near OL15 8QS, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near OL15 8QS

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area OL15 8QS.

Hotels near OL15 8QS

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near OL15 8QS, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information OL15 8QS

Local Amenities

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Banks near OL15 8QS


Find the nearest bank or building society in OL15 8QS. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near OL15 8QS

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the OL15 8QS postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near OL15 8QS



The nearest schools in the OL15 8QS area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near OL15 8QS

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 OL15 8QS

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in OL15 8QS


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near OL15 8QS.

Emergencies in OL15 8QS

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 OL15 8QS



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around OL15 8QS. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in OL15 8QS

Essential InformationOL15 8QS

OL158QS Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeOL15 8QS
Postal TownOldham
Ward Name
CountyGreater Manchester
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

OL158QS Postal District

Compass Postal District

OL15 8QS postcode is located in the postal town of Oldham. Oldham 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 OL15 8QS.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Rochdale2.1 miles SW
Milnrow2.4 miles S
Whitworth3.3 miles W
Facit3.3 miles NW
Shawforth4.2 miles NW
Walsden4.6 miles N
Royton4.7 miles S
Bacup5.5 miles NW
Heywood5.7 miles SW
Lydgate5.7 miles N
Oldham5.8 miles S
Delph6 miles SE
Eastwood6.2 miles NE
Rishworth6.8 miles E
Ripponden6.8 miles E
London171 miles SE
Glasgow173 miles NW
Edinburgh166 miles N
Cardiff155 miles S
Liverpool40 miles W
Southampton191 miles S
Saint Ives194 miles S

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