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IntroductionWN8 8TZ

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the WN8 8TZ postcode area in Wigan.

We've got loads of statistics for WN8 8TZ, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsWN8 8TZ

What social class do the population of WN8 8TZ belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is WN8 8TZ in Wigan, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about WN8 8TZ from the Census 2011.


  • 13%Children
  • 87%Adults

13% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 11% are aged 76 or more.


  • 49.3%Male
  • 50.7%Female

From the last census, 49.3% of people in WN88TZ male, and 50.7% female. Women outnumber men in Bickerstaffe.


  • 30%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 14%DE

According to census records, 30% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 25%SINGLE
  • 59%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in WN8 8TZ is 25%. Single and 'other' people is 76%.


  • 99%WHITE

99% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 90.9%WORKING

3% 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 WN8 8TZ, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

WN8 8TZ Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around WN8 8TZ, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in WN8 8TZ

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

WN8 8TZ Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around WN8 8TZ reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

WN8 8TZ Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area WN88TZ. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in WN8 8TZ

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the WN8 8TZ area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near WN8 8TZ

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to WN8 8TZ.

Travel around WN8 8TZ

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 WN8 8TZ

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 WN8 8TZ area.

Taxis near WN8 8TZ

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near WN8 8TZ, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near WN8 8TZ

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near WN8 8TZ


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around WN8 8TZ.

What's on near WN8 8TZ

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near WN8 8TZ, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near WN8 8TZ

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area WN8 8TZ.

Hotels near WN8 8TZ

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near WN8 8TZ, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information WN8 8TZ

Local Amenities

Banks near WN8 8TZ


Find the nearest bank or building society in WN8 8TZ. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near WN8 8TZ

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the WN8 8TZ postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near WN8 8TZ



The nearest schools in the WN8 8TZ area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near WN8 8TZ

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres WN8 8TZ

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in WN8 8TZ


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near WN8 8TZ.

Emergencies in WN8 8TZ

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in WN8 8TZ



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around WN8 8TZ. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in WN8 8TZ

Essential InformationWN8 8TZ

WN88TZ Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeWN8 8TZ
Postal TownWigan
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

WN88TZ Postal District

Compass Postal District

WN8 8TZ postcode is located in the postal town of Wigan. Wigan 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 WN8 8TZ.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Skelmersdale1.8 miles SE
Rainford2.8 miles SE
Parbold3.1 miles NE
Ormskirk3.2 miles W
Burscough3.6 miles NW
Rufford4.3 miles N
Mawdesley4.9 miles NE
Scarisbrick5.5 miles NW
Halsall5.5 miles W
Kirkby5.8 miles SW
Shevington5.9 miles E
Billinge6.3 miles E
Sollom6.6 miles N
Standish6.8 miles E
Sefton6.9 miles SW
London184 miles SE
Glasgow167 miles NW
Edinburgh166 miles N
Cardiff143 miles S
Liverpool12 miles SW
Southampton194 miles SE
Saint Ives193 miles S

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