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Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the AL8 6QS postcode area in St.-albans.

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DemographicsAL8 6QS

What social class do the population of AL8 6QS belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is AL8 6QS 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 AL8 6QS from the Census 2011.


  • 14%Children
  • 87%Adults

14% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 23% are aged 76 or more.


  • 52.6%Male
  • 47.4%Female

From the last census, 52.6% of people in AL86QS male, and 47.4% female. Men outnumber women in Handside.


  • 36%AB
  • 44%C2/C2
  • 19%DE

According to census records, 36% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 26%SINGLE
  • 46%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in AL8 6QS is 26%. Single and 'other' people is 74%.


  • 90%WHITE
  • 10%NON-WHITE

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


  • 92%WORKING

3.7% 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 AL8 6QS, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

AL8 6QS Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around AL8 6QS, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in AL8 6QS

Constituency & Democracy Information


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AL8 6QS Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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Sunrise and Sunset Times


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Sunrise/sunset in AL8 6QS

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Travel & Transport



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Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

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Car Parks

Car Parks

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Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near AL8 6QS


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What's on near AL8 6QS

Local Attractions


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Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area AL8 6QS.

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Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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Tourist Information AL8 6QS

Local Amenities

Banks near AL8 6QS


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Banks near AL8 6QS

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the AL8 6QS postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near AL8 6QS



The nearest schools in the AL8 6QS area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near AL8 6QS

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Police Stations

Police Stations

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Emergency Facilities

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Post Offices

Post Offices

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Post Offices in AL8 6QS



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AL86QS Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeAL8 6QS
Postal TownSt.-albans
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AL86QS Postal District

Compass Postal District

AL8 6QS 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 AL8 6QS.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Welwyn Garden City0.5 miles E
Garden City0.5 miles E
Welwyn2.1 miles N
Ayot Saint Lawrence2.7 miles NW
Wheathampstead3.1 miles W
Hatfield3.2 miles SE
Codicote3.4 miles N
Datchworth4.1 miles NE
Knebworth4.4 miles N
Kimpton4.5 miles NW
Sandridge4.6 miles SW
North Mimms4.9 miles S
Whitwell5 miles NW
Colney Heath5.1 miles S
Watton At Stone5.7 miles E
London21 miles S
Glasgow320 miles NW
Edinburgh309 miles NW
Cardiff130 miles W
Liverpool160 miles NW
Southampton81 miles SW
Saint Ives97 miles SW

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