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IntroductionAL5 1SW

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the AL5 1SW postcode area in St.-albans.

We've got loads of statistics for AL5 1SW, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsAL5 1SW

What social class do the population of AL5 1SW belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is AL5 1SW in St.-albans, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about AL5 1SW from the Census 2011.


  • 22%Children
  • 78%Adults

22% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 6% are aged 76 or more.


  • 53.8%Male
  • 46.2%Female

From the last census, 53.8% of people in AL51SW male, and 46.2% female. Men outnumber women in Harpenden South.


  • 52%AB
  • 41%C2/C2
  • 7%DE

According to census records, 52% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 21%SINGLE
  • 67%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in AL5 1SW is 21%. Single and 'other' people is 79%.


  • 94%WHITE

94% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 92%WORKING

0.9% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in AL5 1SW, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

AL5 1SW Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around AL5 1SW, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in AL5 1SW

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

AL5 1SW Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around AL5 1SW reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

AL5 1SW Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area AL51SW. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in AL5 1SW

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near AL5 1SW

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to AL5 1SW.

Travel around AL5 1SW

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 AL5 1SW

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 AL5 1SW area.

Taxis near AL5 1SW

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near AL5 1SW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near AL5 1SW

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near AL5 1SW


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around AL5 1SW.

What's on near AL5 1SW

Local Attractions


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Attractions near AL5 1SW

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area AL5 1SW.

Hotels near AL5 1SW

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near AL5 1SW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information AL5 1SW

Local Amenities

Banks near AL5 1SW


Find the nearest bank or building society in AL5 1SW. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near AL5 1SW

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the AL5 1SW postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near AL5 1SW



The nearest schools in the AL5 1SW area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near AL5 1SW

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres AL5 1SW

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in AL5 1SW


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near AL5 1SW.

Emergencies in AL5 1SW

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 AL5 1SW



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around AL5 1SW. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in AL5 1SW

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Essential InformationAL5 1SW

AL51SW Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeAL5 1SW
Postal TownSt.-albans
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AL51SW Postal District

Compass Postal District

AL5 1SW postcode is located in the postal town of St.-albans. St.-albans 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 AL5 1SW.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Harpenden0.6 miles W
Wheathampstead2.3 miles E
Sandridge2.9 miles SE
Chiltern Green3.4 miles N
Saint Albans3.6 miles S
Kimpton4 miles NE
Flamstead4.3 miles W
Ayot Saint Lawrence4.3 miles E
Markyate5.3 miles W
Whitwell5.4 miles NE
Codicote5.5 miles E
Welwyn5.6 miles E
Kings Walden5.7 miles N
Garden City5.8 miles E
Welwyn Garden City5.8 miles E
London23 miles SE
Glasgow317 miles NW
Edinburgh307 miles NW
Cardiff125 miles W
Liverpool156 miles NW
Southampton78 miles SW
Saint Ives93 miles SW

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