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IntroductionAL8 7RL

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

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

DemographicsAL8 7RL

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


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in AL87RL male, and 50% 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 7RL 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 7RL, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

AL8 7RL Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in AL8 7RL

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

AL8 7RL Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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AL8 7RL Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area AL87RL. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in AL8 7RL

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near AL8 7RL

Travel & Transport



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Travel around AL8 7RL

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Traffic near AL8 7RL

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

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Taxis near AL8 7RL

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near AL8 7RL

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near AL8 7RL


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What's on near AL8 7RL

Local Attractions


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Attractions near AL8 7RL

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near AL8 7RL

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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Tourist Information AL8 7RL

Local Amenities

Banks near AL8 7RL


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Banks near AL8 7RL

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near AL8 7RL



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

Schools near AL8 7RL

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres AL8 7RL

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in AL8 7RL


Emergency Facilities

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Emergencies in AL8 7RL

Post Offices

Post Offices

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Post Offices in AL8 7RL



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

Libraries in AL8 7RL

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Essential InformationAL8 7RL

AL87RL Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeAL8 7RL
Postal TownSt.-albans
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AL87RL Postal District

Compass Postal District

AL8 7RL 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 7RL.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Garden City1 miles S
Welwyn Garden City1 miles S
Welwyn1.4 miles NW
Ayot Saint Lawrence2.4 miles NW
Codicote2.7 miles NW
Datchworth3.3 miles NE
Wheathampstead3.6 miles W
Knebworth3.6 miles N
Hatfield3.7 miles SE
Kimpton4.2 miles NW
Whitwell4.5 miles NW
Watton At Stone5 miles E
Aston5.2 miles NE
Sandridge5.3 miles SW
Saint Pauls Walden5.4 miles NW
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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