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IntroductionRG17 8NA

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the RG17 8NA postcode area in Reading.

We've got loads of statistics for RG17 8NA, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsRG17 8NA

What social class do the population of RG17 8NA belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is RG17 8NA in Reading, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about RG17 8NA from the Census 2011.


  • 18%Children
  • 84%Adults

18% 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 RG178NA male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Lambourn Valley.


  • 27%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 18%DE

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


  • 30%SINGLE
  • 53%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in RG17 8NA is 30%. Single and 'other' people is 71%.


  • 97%WHITE

97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 92.2%WORKING

4.1% 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 RG17 8NA, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

RG17 8NA Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around RG17 8NA, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in RG17 8NA

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

RG17 8NA Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around RG17 8NA reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

RG17 8NA Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area RG178NA. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in RG17 8NA

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the RG17 8NA area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near RG17 8NA

Travel & Transport

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Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to RG17 8NA.

Travel around RG17 8NA

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 RG17 8NA

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 RG17 8NA area.

Taxis near RG17 8NA

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near RG17 8NA, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near RG17 8NA

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near RG17 8NA


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around RG17 8NA.

What's on near RG17 8NA

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near RG17 8NA, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near RG17 8NA

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area RG17 8NA.

Hotels near RG17 8NA

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near RG17 8NA, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information RG17 8NA

Local Amenities

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Banks near RG17 8NA


Find the nearest bank or building society in RG17 8NA. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near RG17 8NA

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the RG17 8NA postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near RG17 8NA



The nearest schools in the RG17 8NA area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near RG17 8NA

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 RG17 8NA

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 RG17 8NA


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near RG17 8NA.

Emergencies in RG17 8NA

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 RG17 8NA



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around RG17 8NA. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in RG17 8NA

Essential InformationRG17 8NA

RG178NA Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeRG17 8NA
Postal TownReading
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

RG178NA Postal District

Compass Postal District

RG17 8NA postcode is located in the postal town of Reading. Reading 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 RG17 8NA.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Lambourn1.2 miles W
Hartshill1.7 miles N
Eastbury1.8 miles S
Astley2 miles SW
East Garston2.1 miles SE
Fawley3.3 miles E
Little Fawley3.3 miles E
Letcombe Bassett3.8 miles NE
Great Shefford3.9 miles SE
Shefford3.9 miles SE
Baydon4.3 miles W
Letcombe Regis4.8 miles NE
East Shefford5.2 miles SE
Childrey5.3 miles N
Hungerford Newton5.3 miles S
London60 miles E
Glasgow317 miles NW
Edinburgh314 miles N
Cardiff73 miles W
Liverpool145 miles NW
Southampton42 miles S
Saint Ives49 miles S

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