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IntroductionAL5 2LD

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the AL5 2LD postcode area in St.-albans.

We've got loads of statistics for AL5 2LD, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsAL5 2LD

What social class do the population of AL5 2LD belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is AL5 2LD 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 2LD from the Census 2011.


  • 23%Children
  • 77%Adults

23% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 12% are aged 76 or more.


  • 45.5%Male
  • 54.5%Female

From the last census, 45.5% of people in AL52LD male, and 54.5% female. Women outnumber men in Harpenden South.


  • 72%AB
  • 25%C2/C2
  • 3%DE

According to census records, 72% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 15%SINGLE
  • 76%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in AL5 2LD is 15%. Single and 'other' people is 84%.


  • 92%WHITE

92% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 91.7%WORKING

1.2% 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 2LD, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

AL5 2LD Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around AL5 2LD, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in AL5 2LD

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

AL5 2LD Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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AL5 2LD Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area AL52LD. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in AL5 2LD

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near AL5 2LD

Travel & Transport



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Travel around AL5 2LD

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Traffic near AL5 2LD

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

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Taxis near AL5 2LD

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near AL5 2LD

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near AL5 2LD


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What's on near AL5 2LD

Local Attractions


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Attractions near AL5 2LD

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area AL5 2LD.

Hotels near AL5 2LD

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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Tourist Information AL5 2LD

Local Amenities

Banks near AL5 2LD


Find the nearest bank or building society in AL5 2LD. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near AL5 2LD

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the AL5 2LD postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near AL5 2LD



The nearest schools in the AL5 2LD area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near AL5 2LD

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres AL5 2LD

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in AL5 2LD


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near AL5 2LD.

Emergencies in AL5 2LD

Post Offices

Post Offices

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Post Offices in AL5 2LD



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around AL5 2LD. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in AL5 2LD

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Essential InformationAL5 2LD

AL52LD Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeAL5 2LD
Postal TownSt.-albans
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AL52LD Postal District

Compass Postal District

AL5 2LD 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 2LD.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Harpenden0.2 miles E
Wheathampstead3 miles E
Chiltern Green3.3 miles N
Sandridge3.4 miles SE
Flamstead3.5 miles W
Saint Albans3.7 miles SE
Kimpton4.5 miles NE
Markyate4.6 miles W
Ayot Saint Lawrence5 miles E
Whitwell5.8 miles NE
Kings Walden5.8 miles N
Park Street6 miles S
Hemel Hempstead6 miles SW
Codicote6.1 miles E
Luton6.2 miles NW
London23 miles SE
Glasgow317 miles NW
Edinburgh307 miles NW
Cardiff124 miles W
Liverpool156 miles NW
Southampton77 miles SW
Saint Ives92 miles SW

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