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IntroductionAL8 7JU

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the AL8 7JU postcode area in St.-albans.

We've got loads of statistics for AL8 7JU, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsAL8 7JU

What social class do the population of AL8 7JU belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is AL8 7JU 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 7JU from the Census 2011.


  • 20%Children
  • 80%Adults

20% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 11% are aged 76 or more.


  • 46.7%Male
  • 53.3%Female

From the last census, 46.7% of people in AL87JU male, and 53.3% female. Women outnumber men in Sherrards.


  • 58%AB
  • 35%C2/C2
  • 6%DE

According to census records, 58% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 20%SINGLE
  • 68%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in AL8 7JU is 20%. Single and 'other' people is 80%.


  • 91%WHITE

91% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 92.2%WORKING

1.7% 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 7JU, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

AL8 7JU Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around AL8 7JU, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in AL8 7JU

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

AL8 7JU Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around AL8 7JU reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

AL8 7JU Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area AL87JU. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in AL8 7JU

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the AL8 7JU area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near AL8 7JU

Travel & Transport



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Travel around AL8 7JU

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 AL8 7JU

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 AL8 7JU area.

Taxis near AL8 7JU

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near AL8 7JU, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near AL8 7JU

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near AL8 7JU


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around AL8 7JU.

What's on near AL8 7JU

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near AL8 7JU, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near AL8 7JU

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area AL8 7JU.

Hotels near AL8 7JU

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near AL8 7JU, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information AL8 7JU

Local Amenities

Banks near AL8 7JU


Find the nearest bank or building society in AL8 7JU. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near AL8 7JU

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the AL8 7JU postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near AL8 7JU



The nearest schools in the AL8 7JU area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near AL8 7JU

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres AL8 7JU

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in AL8 7JU


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near AL8 7JU.

Emergencies in AL8 7JU

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 AL8 7JU



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around AL8 7JU. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in AL8 7JU


Essential InformationAL8 7JU

AL87JU Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeAL8 7JU
Postal TownSt.-albans
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AL87JU Postal District

Compass Postal District

AL8 7JU 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 7JU.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Garden City0.7 miles SE
Welwyn Garden City0.7 miles SE
Welwyn1.8 miles N
Ayot Saint Lawrence2.5 miles NW
Codicote3.1 miles NW
Wheathampstead3.2 miles W
Hatfield3.4 miles SE
Datchworth3.8 miles NE
Knebworth4.1 miles N
Kimpton4.3 miles NW
Whitwell4.7 miles NW
Sandridge4.9 miles SW
North Mimms5.3 miles S
Watton At Stone5.5 miles E
Colney Heath5.5 miles S
London22 miles S
Glasgow319 miles NW
Edinburgh309 miles NW
Cardiff130 miles W
Liverpool160 miles NW
Southampton81 miles SW
Saint Ives97 miles SW

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