Area Information for Old London Road, St. Albans, AL1 1PU
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Old London Road, St. Albans, AL1 1PU 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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We have found 22 property sales in Old London Road since the beginning of 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
The area containing Old London Road, St. Albans consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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.
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Old London Road, St. Albans contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 46% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||41|
|Rented: From Council||4|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||0|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||56|
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||69|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||34|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||9|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||9|
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 52% 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
In the immediate vicinity of AL1 1PU there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 52% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.
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.
This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 95% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Old London Road and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 75% 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)||164|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||12|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||17|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||6|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||8|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 87% 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||4|
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 1PU
|Republic of Ireland||6|
|Europe (including European Union)||23|
|Middle East or Asia||9|
|North America or Caribbean||3|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||3|
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 Sopwell ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 68% 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)||14|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||7|
|Looking After Home or Family||4|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||3|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||7|
|Accommodation and Food||4|
|Information and Communication||15|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||20|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||35|
|Public Administration and Defence||4|
|HealthInc. Social Work||15|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||11|
Old London Road, St. Albans, AL1 1PU 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. In November 2020, 108 crimes were reported within half a mile of AL1 1PU.
|Crime:||Click here to view 108 crimes committed near Old London Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
St Albans Central, North and West
St Peters Street
Below are the details of the closest services to AL1 1PU. 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 1PU.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Old London Road, St. Albans, AL1 1PU. The nearest railway station is St Albans City, approximately 570 yards away.
|St Albans City||570 yards|
|St Albans Abbey||830 yards|
|Park Street||1.5 miles|
|How Wood (Hertfordshire)||2.1 miles|
|Bricket Wood||3.1 miles|
|Garston (Hertfordshire)||4.7 miles|
|Hatfield (Herts)||5.1 miles|
|Welham Green||5.3 miles|
|Kings Langley||5.3 miles|
|Watford North||5.5 miles|
|Brookmans Park||5.7 miles|
|Watford Junction||6.4 miles|
|Welwyn Garden City||6.6 miles|
|Hemel Hempstead||6.8 miles|
|Elstree & Borehamwood||6.9 miles|
|Potters Bar||6.9 miles|
|Watford High Street||7 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Old London Road, St. Albans, AL1 1PU. The nearest Overground station is Watford Junction, approximately 6.4 miles away.
|Watford Junction Overground Station||6.4 miles|
|Watford High Street Overground Station||7 miles|
|Watford Tube Station||7.2 miles|
|Bushey Overground Station||7.4 miles|
|Croxley Tube Station||8.3 miles|
|Carpenders Park Overground Station||8.5 miles|
|Stanmore Tube Station||8.9 miles|
|High Barnet Tube Station||8.9 miles|
|Moor Park Tube Station||9.2 miles|
|Edgware Tube Station||9.5 miles|
|Rickmansworth Tube Station||9.5 miles|
|Hatch End Overground Station||9.6 miles|
|Canons Park Tube Station||9.8 miles|
|Headstone Lane Overground Station||11 miles|
|Northwood Tube Station||11 miles|
|Chorleywood Tube Station||11 miles|
|Cockfosters Tube Station||11 miles|
|Totteridge & Whetstone Tube Station||11 miles|
|Burnt Oak Tube Station||11 miles|
|Northwood Hills Tube Station||11 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Old London Road, St. Albans, AL1 1PU. The nearest is St Peter's School, approximately 230 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Peter's School||230 yards||
|The Abbey Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, St Albans||790 yards||
|Alban City School||0.5 miles||
|St Alban & St Stephen Catholic Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Maple Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Aboyne Lodge Junior Mixed and Infant School||0.6 miles||
|Mandeville Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Cunningham Hill Infant School||0.8 miles||
|Cunningham Hill Junior School||0.8 miles||
|St Adrian Roman Catholic Primary School||0.8 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Old London Road, St. Albans, AL1 1PU. The nearest is Loreto College, approximately 770 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Loreto College||770 yards||
|St Albans High School for Girls||0.7 miles|
|Verulam School||0.9 miles||
|The Marlborough Science Academy||0.9 miles||
|Beaumont School||1.5 miles||
|St Albans Girls' School||1.6 miles||
|Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School||1.9 miles||
|Townsend Church of England||1.9 miles||
|Sandringham School||2 miles||
|Parmiter's School||3.9 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Old London Road, St. Albans, AL1 1PU. The nearest is Hatfield Road Surgery, approximately 440 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Hatfield Road Surgery||440 yards|
|The Maltings Surgery||760 yards|
|Harvey Group Practice||0.6 miles|
|Parkbury House Surgery||0.7 miles|
|Grange Street Surgery||0.7 miles|
|The Lodge Health Partnership||1 mile|
|Midway Surgery||1.3 miles|
|The Lodge Health Partnership||1.3 miles|
|Verulam Medical Group||2 miles|
|Lattimore and Village Surgery||2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Old London Road, St. Albans, AL1 1PU. The nearest is Victoria Dental Clinic, approximately 520 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Victoria Dental Clinic||520 yards|
|St Albans Orthodontic Centre||710 yards|
|Maltings Dental Surgery||720 yards|
|St Albans Orthodontics||0.5 miles|
|St Albans Dental Clinic||0.5 miles|
|St Peters Lodge||0.6 miles|
|21 Dental||0.6 miles|
|Russell Avenue Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|Alexander House||0.7 miles|
|Bupa Dental Care, St Albans||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Old London Road, St. Albans, AL1 1PU. The nearest is St Albans City Hospital, approximately 1 mile away.
|St Albans City Hospital||1 mile|
|Kingsley Green||3.2 miles|
|West Hertfordshire Hospitals Therapy Unit||4.4 miles|
|One Hatfield Hospital||4.4 miles|
|Langley House Community Hospital||5 miles|
|Harpenden Memorial Hospital||5.1 miles|
|Spire Harpenden Hospital||5.7 miles|
|Hemel Hempstead General Hospital||5.8 miles|
|Hemel Hempstead Hospital||5.8 miles|
|New QEII Hospital||6.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Old London Road, St. Albans, AL1 1PU. The nearest is The St. Albans Contact Lens Centre, approximately 610 yards away.
|The St. Albans Contact Lens Centre||610 yards|
|Optical Express||630 yards|
|Maltings Eyecare||720 yards|
|David Clulow Opticians||780 yards|
|Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care||840 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||860 yards|
|Boots-St Albans - St Peters St||half a mile|
|Boots-St Albans - St Peters St (in Boots UK)||half a mile|
|Vision Express||0.5 miles|
|Robert Roope||0.5 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.
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Broadband in AL1 1PU
This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.
Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 16 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||57Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||329.9Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||10.9Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||50Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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