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Slough (SL8)

The SL8 postcode area is located in the Slough postcode town region, within the county of Buckinghamshire, and contains a total of 389 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the SL8 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, 43% of people in SL8 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 SL8 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

SL8 is a postcode district in the Slough region of the United Kingdom. It covers the area to the east of the town of Slough and extends south to include the areas surrounding Iver and Taplow. The postcode district has two distinct zones the SL8 5 postcode, which serves the centre of Taplow and Iver, including most of the buildings in the town centre and some residential properties; and the SL8 6 postcode, which serves the larger part of the region, extending to the southeast of the town and including various villages.

SL8 5 postcode covers an area of the centre of Taplow and a large portion of Iver village, including several shops, cafes and restaurants. It also includes the National Trust's Home Farm and Langley Park. This postcode district features a number of dynamic neighbourhoods, such as: The Orchard, a retail park of small shops; Taplow Green, a popular housing estate; and Iver Heath, a small village surrounded by woodland and gardens.

The SL8 6 postcode covers a larger area which extends east of Slough towards the M4 corridor. It includes the villages of Hedgerley, Dorney, Fulmer and Wexham Street, as well as Burnham Beeches Country Park. This area is home to two Air Cadet units, Fulmer and Dorney. It is also interesting to note that this postcode district has a strong connection to the television series Midsomer Murders, as many of the shows were filmed here.

This postcode district also hosts numerous events throughout the year, from music festivals to the London Motor Show. SL8 is easily accessible by car and has regular bus and train services to the major cities of Slough, London, Maidenhead, Reading and Windsor. As such, it is a popular location for commuters looking for a peaceful yet vibrant village-style atmosphere with easy access to the amenities in larger settlements.

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  • 91%WORKING

9% of people in SL8 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 43%AB
  • 47%C2/C2
  • 10%DE

According to census records, 43% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 90%WHITE
  • 10%NON-WHITE

90% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Buckinghamshire

SL8 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 CodeSL8
Postal TownSlough
MSOA NameWycombe 021
LSOA NameWycombe 021B
Local AuthorityWycombe
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

SL8 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SL8, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Bourne End
Cores End
Flackwell Heath
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