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IntroductionAL8 7RU

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

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

DemographicsAL8 7RU

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


  • 53.3%Male
  • 46.7%Female

From the last census, 53.3% of people in AL87RU male, and 46.7% female. Men outnumber women 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 7RU 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 7RU, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

AL8 7RU Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in AL8 7RU

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

AL8 7RU Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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AL8 7RU Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area AL87RU. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in AL8 7RU

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near AL8 7RU

Travel & Transport



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Travel around AL8 7RU

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Traffic near AL8 7RU

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

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Taxis near AL8 7RU

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near AL8 7RU

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near AL8 7RU


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What's on near AL8 7RU

Local Attractions


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Attractions near AL8 7RU

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near AL8 7RU

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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

Tourist Information AL8 7RU

Local Amenities

Banks near AL8 7RU


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

Banks near AL8 7RU

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near AL8 7RU



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

Schools near AL8 7RU

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres AL8 7RU

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in AL8 7RU


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in AL8 7RU

Post Offices

Post Offices

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Post Offices in AL8 7RU



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

Libraries in AL8 7RU

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Essential InformationAL8 7RU

AL87RU Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeAL8 7RU
Postal TownSt.-albans
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AL87RU Postal District

Compass Postal District

AL8 7RU 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 7RU.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Garden City0.7 miles SE
Welwyn Garden City0.7 miles SE
Welwyn1.7 miles N
Ayot Saint Lawrence2.5 miles NW
Codicote3.1 miles NW
Wheathampstead3.3 miles W
Hatfield3.4 miles SE
Datchworth3.7 miles NE
Knebworth4 miles N
Kimpton4.3 miles NW
Whitwell4.8 miles NW
Sandridge5 miles SW
North Mimms5.3 miles S
Watton At Stone5.4 miles E
Colney Heath5.5 miles SW
London22 miles S
Glasgow319 miles NW
Edinburgh309 miles NW
Cardiff131 miles W
Liverpool160 miles NW
Southampton82 miles SW
Saint Ives97 miles SW

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