Area Information for St Albans, AL1 1AF
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in December 1996. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.
Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of St Albans, AL1 1AF:
|Abbey Mews, Holywell Hill, St. Albans, AL1 1QN|
|Holywell Hill, St. Albans, AL1 1BX|
|Dean Moore Close, St. Albans, AL1 1DW|
|Holywell Hill, St. Albans, AL1 1HD|
|Holywell Hill, St. Albans, AL1 1HE|
|Holywell Hill, St. Albans, AL1 1HB|
Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about AL1 as a whole.
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about St Albans, AL1 1AF is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.
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There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 1995.
Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.
Housing Types Embed This
This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.
|Residence in Commercial Building||30|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing St Albans contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 42% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||29|
|Rented: From Council||0|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||0|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||55|
Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top
This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.
Social Grade Embed This
Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||48|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||40|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||11|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||10|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in St Albans constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The number of residents in a same sex partnership/marriage in AL1 1AF is high - 2% of the area's population. This contrasts with a national average of just 0.2%, or 2 in 1000 people. As a result, numbers of children in these areas tend to be slightly lower, although even areas such as London's Church End that sports a same sex percentage of a whopping 11% still has a large amount of children.
Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.
Health Embed This Back to Top
Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.
Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
AL1 1AF and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 59% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to this category.
The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||142|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||24|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||33|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||12|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||15|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 92% white.
As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.
There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.
|Country of Birth|
|Republic of Ireland||0|
Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top
Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to AL1 1AF
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||23|
|Middle East or Asia||4|
|North America or Caribbean||6|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||4|
Religion Embed This Back to Top
England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the Verulam ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 57% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.
Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||12|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||11|
|Looking After Home or Family||5|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||4|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||5|
|Accommodation and Food||14|
|Information and Communication||11|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||19|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||35|
|Public Administration and Defence||5|
|HealthInc. Social Work||15|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||17|
St Albans, AL1 1AF is within the St Albans Central, North and West policing neighbourhood, under the Hertfordshire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near AL1 1AF|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
St Albans Central, North and West
St Peters Street
Below are the details of the closest services to AL1 1AF. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for AL1 1AF.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to St Albans, AL1 1AF. The nearest railway station is St Albans Abbey, approximately 540 yards away.
|St Albans Abbey||540 yards|
|St Albans City||0.6 miles|
|Park Street||1.6 miles|
|How Wood (Hertfordshire)||2.2 miles|
|Bricket Wood||3.1 miles|
|Garston (Hertfordshire)||4.6 miles|
|Kings Langley||5.1 miles|
|Hatfield (Herts)||5.5 miles|
|Watford North||5.5 miles|
|Welham Green||5.7 miles|
|Brookmans Park||6.2 miles|
|Watford Junction||6.4 miles|
|Hemel Hempstead||6.4 miles|
|Welwyn Garden City||6.9 miles|
|Watford High Street||7 miles|
|Elstree & Borehamwood||7.2 miles|
|Potters Bar||7.3 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to St Albans, AL1 1AF. The nearest Overground station is Watford Junction, approximately 6.3 miles away.
|Watford Junction Overground Station||6.3 miles|
|Watford High Street Overground Station||7 miles|
|Watford Tube Station||7.1 miles|
|Bushey Overground Station||7.4 miles|
|Croxley Tube Station||8.3 miles|
|Carpenders Park Overground Station||8.6 miles|
|Stanmore Tube Station||9.1 miles|
|Moor Park Tube Station||9.1 miles|
|High Barnet Tube Station||9.3 miles|
|Rickmansworth Tube Station||9.4 miles|
|Hatch End Overground Station||9.7 miles|
|Edgware Tube Station||9.8 miles|
|Canons Park Tube Station||10 miles|
|Chorleywood Tube Station||11 miles|
|Headstone Lane Overground Station||11 miles|
|Northwood Tube Station||11 miles|
|Cockfosters Tube Station||11 miles|
|Burnt Oak Tube Station||11 miles|
|Northwood Hills Tube Station||11 miles|
|Totteridge & Whetstone Tube Station||11 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to St Albans, AL1 1AF. The nearest is The Abbey Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, St Albans, approximately 200 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|The Abbey Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, St Albans||200 yards||
|St Peter's School||580 yards||
|Aboyne Lodge Junior Mixed and Infant School||760 yards||
|Alban City School||850 yards||
|Maple Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St Michael's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, St Albans||0.7 miles||
|St Adrian Roman Catholic Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Prae Wood Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Mandeville Primary School||0.8 miles||
|St Alban and St Stephen Roman Catholic Infant and Nursery School||0.9 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to St Albans, AL1 1AF. The nearest is Loreto College, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Loreto College||0.6 miles||
|St Albans High School for Girls||0.7 miles|
|The Marlborough Science Academy||0.8 miles||
|Verulam School||1.2 miles||
|St Albans Girls' School||1.5 miles||
|Townsend Church of England||1.7 miles||
|Beaumont School||1.8 miles||
|Sandringham School||2.1 miles||
|Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School||2.2 miles||
|Parmiter's School||3.8 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to St Albans, AL1 1AF. The nearest is The Maltings Surgery, approximately 430 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|The Maltings Surgery||430 yards|
|Harvey Group Practice||630 yards|
|Grange Street Surgery||0.6 miles|
|Parkbury House Surgery||0.6 miles|
|Hatfield Road Surgery||0.6 miles|
|The Lodge Health Partnership||0.7 miles|
|Midway Surgery||1.2 miles|
|The Lodge Health Partnership||1.7 miles|
|Park Street Surgery||2.3 miles|
|Jersey Farm Surgery||2.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to St Albans, AL1 1AF. The nearest is St Albans Orthodontic Centre, approximately 220 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|St Albans Orthodontic Centre||220 yards|
|Maltings Dental Surgery||400 yards|
|21 Dental||610 yards|
|Russell Avenue Dental Practice||610 yards|
|Victoria Dental Clinic||770 yards|
|St Albans Orthodontics||0.5 miles|
|Alexander House||0.5 miles|
|Grange Street Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|Bupa Dental Care, St Albans||0.6 miles|
|St Peters Lodge||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to St Albans, AL1 1AF. The nearest is St Albans City Hospital, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|St Albans City Hospital||0.8 miles|
|Kingsley Green||3.5 miles|
|West Hertfordshire Hospitals Therapy Unit||4.2 miles|
|One Hatfield Hospital||4.7 miles|
|Harpenden Memorial Hospital||4.9 miles|
|Langley House Community Hospital||5 miles|
|Hemel Hempstead General Hospital||5.4 miles|
|Hemel Hempstead Hospital||5.4 miles|
|Spire Harpenden Hospital||5.5 miles|
|Priory Hospital Hemel Hempstead||6.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to St Albans, AL1 1AF. The nearest is The St. Albans Contact Lens Centre, approximately 300 yards away.
|The St. Albans Contact Lens Centre||300 yards|
|Robert Roope||320 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||380 yards|
|Maltings Eyecare||400 yards|
|Boots-St Albans - St Peters St||460 yards|
|Boots-St Albans - St Peters St (in Boots UK)||460 yards|
|Optical Express||480 yards|
|Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care||520 yards|
|Vision Express||540 yards|
|David Clulow Opticians||0.7 miles|
* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.