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Uxbridge (UB8)

The UB8 postcode area is located in the Uxbridge postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 1479 individual postcodes.

There are 15 electoral wards in the UB8 postcode area, including Greenford, Hayes, Northolt, Southall, Uxbridge, West Drayton which come under the local authority of the Hillingdon Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 22% of people in UB8 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 UB8 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

UB8 is a postcode district in the Uxbridge post town in the UB (Uxbridge) postcode area within the Greater London area of England. Located in the London Borough of Hillingdon, it is approximately 12 miles (19 Km) to the West of central London. One of the larger postcode areas within the M25 motorway, it was established in the late 19th century.

UB8 postcode covers a large suburban area of suburban residential areas. It consists of areas such as Cowley, Hillingdon, Uxbridge Common, Ickenham, South Ruislip and Harefield, as well as areas such as Harmondsworth, Sipson and Hillingdon Leisure Park. Being close to the M25 motorway, it has easy access to London Heathrow Airport and London Paddington train station.

The area has a wide array of local amenities from leisure, shopping and cover the full range of property types from houses, semi-detached homes, terraced houses, and flats. Key landmarks include the RAF Museum at Uxbridge, Hillingdon sports centre, Watcombe Park and King's education centre.

Commuting into London is accessible with regular rail services from two stations (Hayes & Harlington and Hillingdon) on the Great Western Main Line, plus regular buses to Uxbridge station. The area is also well-served for international travel with easy access to London Heathrow Airport.

The area is home to many local primary schools, secondary schools, and independent schools, such as Brunel University, The Holy Cross Catholic Primary School, and Douglas Eyre Sports and Community Centre. Churches of all denominations are also present. Uxbridge itself has significant retail with The Pavilions Shopping Centre and intu Uxbridge Shopping Centre, as well as a wide variety of independent and specialist shops. There are a great range of restaurants, cafes and public houses.

UB8 postcode is growing with a range of development projects and plans to increase the number of green spaces, parkland, and cycling paths. This district is truly a great place to live and work with plenty to do and explore.

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  • 76%WORKING

24% of people in UB8 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 22%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

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


  • 58%WHITE
  • 42%NON-WHITE

58% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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UB8Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

UB8 is located in the county of Greater London, in England.

Greater London has a total population of 8,778,500, making it the 1st largest county in the UK.

Greater London has a total area of 606 square miles, and a population density of 5594 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeUB8
Postal TownUxbridge
MSOA NameHillingdon 016
LSOA NameHillingdon 016B
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthorityHillingdon
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

UB8 Electoral Wards

The postal region of UB8, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Baker's Wood
Hayes End
Higher Denham
Hillingdon Heath
New Denham
North Hillingdon
Uxbridge Moor
West Ruislip
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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 ofUB8

LB, uxbridge

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Living in Uxbridge as a student is bittersweet. Quiet for the most part but there isn't much to do. Most shops close early. Direct links to central London. Bus service is good for the most part unless it's the U3 or U5.

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