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Stevenage (SG1)

The SG1 postcode area is located in the Stevenage postcode town region, within the county of Hertfordshire, and contains a total of 1884 individual postcodes.

There are 15 electoral wards in the SG1 postcode area, including Arlesey, Baldock, Biggleswade, Buntingford, Henlow, Hertford, Hitchin, Knebworth, Letchworth Garden City, Much Hadham, Royston, Sandy, Shefford, Stevenage, Ware which come under the local authority of the Stevenage Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 22% of people in SG1 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of SG1 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The SG1 postcode is a postcode area in the Stevenage district of Hertfordshire, England. It covers the western and eastern parts of Stevenage itself and a number of small villages in the surrounding area, including Standon, Cottered, Ardeley, Wallington and Watton-at-Stone.

SG1 postcode is part of the Stevenage outcode, which has the primary code SG, and is around 17 miles (27km) north of London. It is a popular area for commuters, as it is about 30 minutes away from London via the Great Northern Line that runs through the area.

SG1 is split into two parts, SG1 1, covering parts of the western part of Stevenage and SG1 2, covering the eastern part.

SG1 1 includes properties in the old and new town of Stevenage, as well as St. Nicholas, Martins Wood, Buntingford, Lemsford, King's Reach, Chells, Bragbury End and country properties in Watton-at-Stone, Standon, Nursery Hill and Wallington.

SG1 2 includes properties in the Bedwell and Symonds Green areas of Stevenage, Old Town, Bedwell Neighbourhood Centre, Woodhall, Mobbsbury, Shephall, Chells Manor, Manor Court, St. John's and Fairlands.

SG1 postcode area contains a mixture of residential and commercial properties, including industrial and retail premises, as well as other businesses. It also contains a number of schools, such as Stevenage Berkhampstead School, Plashwood Primary School, Peartree Primary School and St George's School.

As well as this, the SG1 postcode area includes areas of parkland, such as Fairlands Valley Park, which contains a lake, nature reserve, skatepark, boating lake and two golf courses, and Datchworth Green, a large village green housing a variety of sports pitches and playing fields.

In terms of leisure activities, the area also contains a variety of bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes, such as The Emperor, The Bull, The Steam Coach, Casio Lounge and Regent Bar & Grill; not to mention other attractions, such as Stevenage Leisure Park, which contains a ten-screen cinema, ten-pin bowling alley and a range of restaurants.

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  • 89%WORKING

11% of people in SG1 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 22%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 24%DE

According to census records, 22% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 81%WHITE
  • 19%NON-WHITE

81% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Hertfordshire

SG1 is located in the county of Hertfordshire, in England.

Hertfordshire has a total population of 1,176,700, making it the 12th largest county in the UK.

Hertfordshire has a total area of 634 square miles, and a population density of 716 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Hertfordshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSG1
Postal TownStevenage
MSOA NameStevenage 011
LSOA NameStevenage 011D
Local AuthorityStevenage
Area ClassificationUnclassified

SG1 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SG1, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Damask Green
Fishers Green
Norton Green
Old Town
Pin Green
St Nicholas
Symonds Green
Todd's Green
Warren's Green
Browse Postcodes in SG1

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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (SG) and estimated address.

Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

Your views ofSG1

FG, Stevenage

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Very practical for train and buses, now sole area of Stevenage with a large Boots and a Post office on the Forum. As a non-driver, the area is perfect for me however it is difficult and expensive to park near the Forum. As a woman, I don’t go out once dark settles in although late returns from work in the recent past have not worried me unduly. Tesco Extra is super efficient and reliably stocked but pricier than other supermarkets, all accessible by car or bus. The recent departure of Iceland, closure of Wilko have left the Forum wanting. BHS that closed years ago is still standing empty, which isn’t a good predictor for Wilko in particular. Lots of well stocked charities both on Forum and in Old Town. SG1 seems to be populated by young (30-40) professionals.

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