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IntroductionRG17 8QG

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

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

DemographicsRG17 8QG

What social class do the population of RG17 8QG belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is RG17 8QG 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 8QG from the Census 2011.


  • 17%Children
  • 84%Adults

17% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 8% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in RG178QG male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Lambourn Valley.


  • 28%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 14%DE

According to census records, 28% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 31%SINGLE
  • 50%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in RG17 8QG is 31%. Single and 'other' people is 70%.


  • 96%WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 93.5%WORKING

2.9% 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 8QG, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

RG17 8QG Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in RG17 8QG

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

RG17 8QG Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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

RG17 8QG Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area RG178QG. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in RG17 8QG

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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

Job vacancies near RG17 8QG

Travel & Transport

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

Travel around RG17 8QG

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 8QG

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 8QG area.

Taxis near RG17 8QG

Car Parks

Car Parks

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

Car Parks near RG17 8QG

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near RG17 8QG


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

What's on near RG17 8QG

Local Attractions


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

Attractions near RG17 8QG

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near RG17 8QG

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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

Tourist Information RG17 8QG

Local Amenities

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Banks near RG17 8QG


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

Banks near RG17 8QG

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near RG17 8QG



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

Schools near RG17 8QG

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 8QG

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 8QG


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in RG17 8QG

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 8QG



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

Post Offices in RG17 8QG

Essential InformationRG17 8QG

RG178QG Postcode Breakdown

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

RG178QG Postal District

Compass Postal District

RG17 8QG 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 8QG.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Lambourn0.4 miles NE
Hartshill1.7 miles NE
Astley1.9 miles S
Eastbury2.5 miles SE
East Garston3 miles E
Baydon3.4 miles SW
Ashbury4.4 miles NW
Bishopstone4.4 miles W
Fawley4.5 miles E
Little Fawley4.5 miles E
Letcombe Bassett4.6 miles E
Aldbourne4.6 miles SW
Great Shefford4.8 miles E
Shefford4.8 miles E
Uffington5 miles N
London61 miles E
Glasgow317 miles NW
Edinburgh313 miles N
Cardiff72 miles W
Liverpool145 miles NW
Southampton43 miles S
Saint Ives48 miles S

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