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IntroductionAL8 7RQ

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

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

DemographicsAL8 7RQ

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


  • 51.5%Male
  • 48.5%Female

From the last census, 51.5% of people in AL87RQ male, and 48.5% female. Men outnumber women 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 7RQ 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 7RQ, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

AL8 7RQ Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in AL8 7RQ

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

AL8 7RQ Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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

AL8 7RQ Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area AL87RQ. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in AL8 7RQ

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near AL8 7RQ

Travel & Transport



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Travel around AL8 7RQ

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 7RQ

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 7RQ area.

Taxis near AL8 7RQ

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near AL8 7RQ

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near AL8 7RQ


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

What's on near AL8 7RQ

Local Attractions


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Attractions near AL8 7RQ

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near AL8 7RQ

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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

Tourist Information AL8 7RQ

Local Amenities

Banks near AL8 7RQ


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

Banks near AL8 7RQ

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near AL8 7RQ



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

Schools near AL8 7RQ

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres AL8 7RQ

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in AL8 7RQ


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in AL8 7RQ

Post Offices

Post Offices

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Post Offices in AL8 7RQ



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

Libraries in AL8 7RQ

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Essential InformationAL8 7RQ

AL87RQ Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeAL8 7RQ
Postal TownSt.-albans
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AL87RQ Postal District

Compass Postal District

AL8 7RQ 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 7RQ.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Garden City1.1 miles S
Welwyn Garden City1.1 miles S
Welwyn1.3 miles NW
Ayot Saint Lawrence2.3 miles NW
Codicote2.6 miles NW
Datchworth3.3 miles NE
Knebworth3.5 miles N
Wheathampstead3.6 miles W
Hatfield3.8 miles SE
Kimpton4.1 miles NW
Whitwell4.4 miles NW
Watton At Stone5 miles E
Aston5.2 miles NE
Sandridge5.3 miles SW
Saint Pauls Walden5.3 miles NW
London22 miles S
Glasgow319 miles NW
Edinburgh308 miles NW
Cardiff131 miles W
Liverpool160 miles NW
Southampton82 miles SW
Saint Ives98 miles SW

Historic England adds lighthouses, cliff lift and viaduct to At Risk Register

Historic England adds 247 sites to its At Risk Register but 310 have been saved and removed.

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St Albans author helps people explore death

A St Albans author has written a book about death.

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Hatfield Tunnel closure leads to major delays on surrounding roads

There are several delays on roads near the A1(M) after the Hatfield Tunnel was shut.

Herts Advertiser

Potters Bar RSPCA needs homes for hundreds of horses

The RSPCA equine centre in Potters Bar hopes that people in Hertfordshire will consider adopting a horse.

Herts Advertiser

Swindon Town 1-0 Stevenage

Eoin Doyle's stoppage-time winner ends Swindon's four-game winless streak as the Robins beat bottom club Stevenage.

BBC News

Plans for 26m tech institute at Bletchley Park

The institute at the codebreaking site would be home to 1,000 students, plans reveal.

BBC News

Bristol City: Championship club investigate reports of racism at Luton game

Bristol City owner Steve Lansdown says the club will ban any fan found to have used racist language during Saturday's game at Luton.

BBC News

Blackpool 1-1 Wycombe Wanderers

Ben Heneghan rescues a 1-1 draw for Blackpool at Bloomfield Road after Scott Kashket's early opener for high-flying Wycombe.

BBC News

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