Area Information for Heathcroft, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2BF
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Heathcroft, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2BF 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 78 property sales in Heathcroft 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 Heathcroft, Welwyn Garden City 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||9|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Heathcroft, Welwyn Garden City contains a higher than average level of social housing - 69% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||24|
|Rented: From Council||6|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||95|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||11|
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||17|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||45|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||30|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||45|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around AL7 2BF however is predominantly male (57%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).
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 who are separated in AL7 2BF is high - 5% of the area's population. This contrasts with a national average of just 2.7%.
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
At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.
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)||49|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||27|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||37|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||46|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||43|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 79% 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||2|
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 AL7 2BF
|Republic of Ireland||2|
|Europe (including European Union)||17|
|Middle East or Asia||11|
|North America or Caribbean||3|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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
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)||20|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||14|
|Looking After Home or Family||14|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||11|
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|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||3|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||2|
|Accommodation and Food||13|
|Information and Communication||5|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||4|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||4|
|Public Administration and Defence||7|
|HealthInc. Social Work||14|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||5|
Heathcroft, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2BF is within the Welwyn Hatfield North 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 Heathcroft|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Welwyn Hatfield North
Below are the details of the closest services to AL7 2BF. 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 AL7 2BF.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Heathcroft, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2BF. The nearest railway station is Welwyn Garden City, approximately 1.4 miles away.
|Welwyn Garden City||1.4 miles|
|Welwyn North||1.8 miles|
|Hatfield (Herts)||3.2 miles|
|Hertford North||3.4 miles|
|Hertford East||4.2 miles|
|Welham Green||4.7 miles|
|Brookmans Park||5.7 miles|
|Ware (Herts)||6.1 miles|
|Potters Bar||7.2 miles|
|St Margarets (Herts)||7.5 miles|
|St Albans City||7.5 miles|
|Rye House||7.9 miles|
|St Albans Abbey||8.3 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 11 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Heathcroft, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2BF. The nearest Overground station is Cheshunt, approximately 9.3 miles away.
|Cheshunt Overground Station||9.3 miles|
|Theobalds Grove Overground Station||9.5 miles|
|Turkey Street Overground Station||11 miles|
|Cockfosters Tube Station||11 miles|
|High Barnet Tube Station||11 miles|
|Oakwood Tube Station||11 miles|
|Enfield Town Overground Station||12 miles|
|Southbury Overground Station||12 miles|
|Totteridge & Whetstone Tube Station||12 miles|
|Southgate Tube Station||12 miles|
|Bush Hill Park Overground Station||12 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Heathcroft, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2BF. The nearest is Watchlytes Primary School, approximately 290 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Watchlytes Primary School||290 yards||
|Springmead Primary School||370 yards||
|Panshanger Primary School||830 yards||
|Swallow Dell Primary and Nursery School||0.7 miles||
|The Holy Family Catholic Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Waterside Academy||0.9 miles||
|Holwell Primary School||1.1 miles||
|Commonswood Primary & Nursery School||1.1 miles||
|Peartree Primary School||1.2 miles||
|Tewin Cowper Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School||1.2 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Heathcroft, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2BF. The nearest is Ridgeway Academy, approximately 590 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Ridgeway Academy||590 yards||
|Monk's Walk School||2.2 miles||
|Stanborough School||2.2 miles||
|The Sele School||2.9 miles||
|Onslow St Audreys School||3.5 miles||
|Bishop's Hatfield Girls' School||3.7 miles||
|Richard Hale School||4.1 miles||
|Chancellor's School||5.1 miles||
|The Chauncy School||5.5 miles||
|Presdales School||6 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Heathcroft, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2BF. The nearest is Moors Walk Surgery, approximately 80 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Moors Walk Surgery||80 yards|
|Hall Grove Practice||0.9 miles|
|Peartree Lane Surgery||1.1 miles|
|Hollybush Lane Surgery||1.4 miles|
|SPRING HOUSE MEDICAL CENTRE||1.5 miles|
|Parkway Surgery||1.6 miles|
|Garden City Practice||1.6 miles|
|BRIDGE COTTAGE SURGERY||2.8 miles|
|Carlton Court Surgery||3 miles|
|Wrafton House Surgery||3.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Heathcroft, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2BF. The nearest is Panshanger Dental Surgery, approximately 310 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Panshanger Dental Surgery||310 yards|
|Peartree Clinic Welwyn||1 mile|
|Beehive Dental Practice||1 mile|
|Woodhall Dental Practice||1.1 miles|
|Church Road Dental Practice||1.4 miles|
|Ivory Dental Clinic||1.5 miles|
|Herts Community NHS Trust||1.6 miles|
|Knightsfield Dental Practice||1.7 miles|
|Handside Lane Surgery||2 miles|
|Birchwood Dental Practice||3.3 miles|
Listed here are the 9 closest hospitals to Heathcroft, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2BF. The nearest is New QEII Hospital, approximately 1.4 miles away.
|New QEII Hospital||1.4 miles|
|Qe11 Hospital||1.4 miles|
|Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital||2.9 miles|
|One Hatfield Hospital||3.4 miles|
|Hertford County Hospital||3.6 miles|
|Harpenden Memorial Hospital||7.8 miles|
|St Albans City Hospital||7.9 miles|
|Spire Harpenden Hospital||8.3 miles|
|Kingsley Green||8.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Heathcroft, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2BF. The nearest is Bayfields Opticians, approximately 1.4 miles away.
|Bayfields Opticians||1.4 miles|
|Boots-Welwyn Garden City - Howard Centre||1.4 miles|
|Boots-Welwyn Garden City - Howard Gate||1.4 miles|
|Jeremy Solomon Opticians||1.4 miles|
|Scrivens Opticians||1.5 miles|
|Dollond & Aitchison||1.5 miles|
|Tesco Opticians||2.7 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||3.5 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 AL7 2BF
This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. 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 21 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||57.2Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||80Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||14.4Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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