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Slough (SL7)

The SL7 postcode area is located in the Slough postcode town region, within the county of Buckinghamshire, and contains a total of 1101 individual postcodes.

There are 27 electoral wards in the SL7 postcode area, including Ascot, Bourne End, Gerrards Cross, Iver, Maidenhead, Marlow, Slough, Windsor which come under the local authority of the Wycombe Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 46% of people in SL7 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of SL7 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

The SL7 postcode area is a postcode district in the Slough district of England and is within the SL (Slough) postcode area. It covers, among other locations, Beaconsfield, Burnham, Chalfont St Giles, Farnham Common, Gerrards Cross, Havenfield, Hedgerley, Iver, Jordans, Little Chalfont, Seer Green, Soulbury, Stoke Poges, and Wexham. Most of these locations are within Buckinghamshire, with only some crossed over into Berkshire or Oxfordshire.

SL7 consists of two postcode sectors, SL70 and SL71, with the SL70 covering from Beaconsfield to Hedgerley and SL71 covering the rest.

Due to its location and geography, the SL7 postcode area has plenty of natural beauty to offer. For example, the area follows the route of the Colne Valley, which meanders through the gentle Chiltern Hills, making it a very attractive day-trip destination. It is also near Burnham Beeches, as well as Black Park, an area renowned for its beauty and home to a multitude of different kinds of wildlife.

The postcode area is also home to a large number of businesses, including the headquarters of the MassMutual UK life insurer, the regional offices of global software giant Microsoft, and several local and international businesses across a range of sectors.

The area is well-served by transportation links, including two major train stations Beaconsfield Station and Gerrards Cross Station on the line between London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill. There are also regular bus services run by Arriva, which run from Powerstown to Burnham and Beaconsfield, as well as multiple other routes.

It is also home to a wide range of educational institutions, including Beaconsfield High School, Chalfont Community College, Burnham Grammar School, and St Teresa's Catholic Primary School.

The SL7 postcode area is a vibrant and diverse corner of Britain, with something for everyone to enjoy in the local area. From breathtaking landscapes, to business opportunities, educational establishments, and transportation links, this postcode area really does have it all.

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  • 93%WORKING

7% of people in SL7 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 46%AB
  • 44%C2/C2
  • 10%DE

According to census records, 46% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 89%WHITE
  • 11%NON-WHITE

89% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Buckinghamshire

SL7 is located in the county of Buckinghamshire, in England.

Buckinghamshire has a total population of 799,200, making it the 30th largest county in the UK.

Buckinghamshire has a total area of 723 square miles, and a population density of 426 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Buckinghamshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSL7
Postal TownSlough
MSOA NameWycombe 023
LSOA NameWycombe 023A
Local AuthorityWycombe
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

SL7 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SL7, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Bockmer End
Bovingdon Green
Burroughs Grove
Chisbridge Cross
Cookham Dean
Cookham Rise
Handy Cross
Hurley Bottom
Little Marlow
Lower Woodend
Marlow Bottom
Marlow Common
Moor Common
Moor End
Well End
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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (SL) and estimated address.

Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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