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

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

DemographicsAL8 7RD

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


  • 22%Children
  • 79%Adults

22% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 9% are aged 76 or more.


  • 42.4%Male
  • 57.6%Female

From the last census, 42.4% of people in AL87RD male, and 57.6% female. Women outnumber men in Sherrards.


  • 28%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 18%DE

According to census records, 28% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 28%SINGLE
  • 52%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in AL8 7RD is 28%. Single and 'other' people is 71%.


  • 91%WHITE
  • 10%NON-WHITE

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


  • 91.5%WORKING

2.9% 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 AL8 7RD, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

AL8 7RD Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in AL8 7RD

Constituency & Democracy Information


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AL8 7RD Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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AL8 7RD Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


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Sunrise/sunset in AL8 7RD

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near AL8 7RD

Travel & Transport



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Travel around AL8 7RD

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Traffic near AL8 7RD

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

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Taxis near AL8 7RD

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near AL8 7RD

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near AL8 7RD


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What's on near AL8 7RD

Local Attractions


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Attractions near AL8 7RD

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near AL8 7RD

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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Tourist Information AL8 7RD

Local Amenities

Banks near AL8 7RD


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Banks near AL8 7RD

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near AL8 7RD



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

Schools near AL8 7RD

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres AL8 7RD

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in AL8 7RD


Emergency Facilities

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Emergencies in AL8 7RD

Post Offices

Post Offices

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Post Offices in AL8 7RD



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

Libraries in AL8 7RD

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Essential InformationAL8 7RD

AL87RD Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeAL8 7RD
Postal TownSt.-albans
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AL87RD Postal District

Compass Postal District

AL8 7RD 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 7RD.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Garden City1.2 miles S
Welwyn Garden City1.2 miles S
Welwyn1.2 miles NW
Ayot Saint Lawrence2.3 miles W
Codicote2.6 miles NW
Datchworth3.1 miles NE
Knebworth3.4 miles N
Wheathampstead3.7 miles W
Hatfield3.8 miles SE
Kimpton4.1 miles NW
Whitwell4.4 miles NW
Watton At Stone4.9 miles E
Aston5 miles NE
Saint Pauls Walden5.3 miles NW
Sandridge5.5 miles SW
London22 miles S
Glasgow319 miles NW
Edinburgh308 miles NW
Cardiff131 miles W
Liverpool160 miles NW
Southampton82 miles SW
Saint Ives98 miles SW

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