Area Information for Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EH

Birdcroft Road in Welwyn Garden City is in the Eastern region of England. The postcode is within the Handside ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Welwyn Hatfield. This page combines information for the address Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EH, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of AL8 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for AL8 6EH.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Welwyn Hatfield
Ward Handside
Constituency Welwyn Hatfield
Region Eastern
Country England


Nearby Locations

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 Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EH:

Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EQ
Parkway Gardens, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6JW
Longcroft Lane, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EJ
Lytton Gardens, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EG
Parkway, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6JG
Parkway, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6JD

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about AL8 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EH 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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House Prices

We have found 5 property sales in Birdcroft 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

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.

Housing Types
Detached 19
Semi-Detached 38
Terraced 43
Flat (Purpose-Built) 27
Flat (Converted) 0
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 128
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This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 51
Owned with Mortgage 31
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 18
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 2
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 19
Rent Free 0
Total 121

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This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 50
Two People 43
Three People 11
Four People 8
Five People 7
Six People 2
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 121

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.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 36
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 24
C2 - Skilled manual workers 6
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 10
Total 76

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 Welwyn Hatfield constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 44% male.

Gender
Male 110
Female 138
Total 248

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.

Age Groups
0-4 11
5-7 7
8-9 6
10-14 9
15 5
16-17 6
18-19 2
20-24 12
25-29 17
30-44 49
45-59 48
60-64 15
65-74 22
75-84 27
85-89 9
90+ 3
Total 248

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode AL8 6EH does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 61
Married 95
Divorced 31
Separated 1
Widowed 22
Same Sex 0
Total 210

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.

Health
Very Good 124
Good 87
Fair 29
Bad 7
Very Bad 1
Total 248

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Birdcroft Road and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 50% 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) 105
Apprenticeship 6
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 23
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 16
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 26
No GCSEs or Equivalent 25
Other 9
Total 210

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.

Ethnic Group
White 228
Mixed Ethnicity 6
Indian 3
Chinese 6
Other Asian 2
Other 3
Total 248

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
England 196
Wales 6
Scotland 7
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 3
European Union 7
Other 29
Total 248

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to AL8 6EH

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 204
Republic of Ireland 5
Europe (including European Union) 4
African Countries 8
Middle East or Asia 5
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 22

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.

Religion
Christian 129
No Religion 80
Buddhist 0
Hindu 1
Jewish 7
Muslim 5
Sikh 1
Other Religion 6
Not Stated 19
Total 248

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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 85
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 15
Self Employed 17
Unemployed 7
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 11
Retired 22
Looking After Home or Family 6
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 4
Other 4
Total 171

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 4
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Construction 5
RetailInc. Wholesale 29
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 1
Information and Communication 9
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 15
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 18
Administration 3
Public Administration and Defence 6
Education 11
HealthInc. Social Work 7
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 119

Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EH 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.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Birdcroft Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Welwyn Hatfield North
Comet Way
AL10 9SJ
Force Website: http://www.herts.police.uk/

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to AL8 6EH. 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 AL8 6EH.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EH. The nearest railway station is Welwyn Garden City, approximately 620 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Welwyn Garden City 620 yards
Welwyn North 2 miles
Hatfield (Herts) 2.3 miles
Welham Green 4.2 miles
Knebworth 4.9 miles
Hertford North 5 miles
Brookmans Park 5.3 miles
Bayford 5.6 miles
Watton-at-Stone 5.6 miles
Hertford East 5.8 miles
St Albans City 6 miles
Harpenden 6.2 miles
St Albans Abbey 6.8 miles
Potters Bar 6.9 miles
Stevenage 7.2 miles
Cuffley 7.5 miles
Park Street 7.5 miles
Ware (Herts) 7.8 miles
How Wood (Hertfordshire) 8 miles
Crews Hill 8.9 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 12 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EH. The nearest Tube station is High Barnet, approximately 11 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EH. The nearest is Applecroft School, approximately 690 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Applecroft School 690 yards
    
Peartree Primary School 800 yards
    
Our Lady Catholic Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Holwell Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Creswick Primary & Nursery School 0.7 miles
    
Templewood Primary School 0.9 miles
    
Swallow Dell Primary and Nursery School 1 mile
    
St John's Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School, Lemsford 1 mile
    
Panshanger Primary School 1.2 miles
    
Harwood Hill Junior Mixed Infant and Nursery School 1.4 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EH. The nearest is Stanborough School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Stanborough School 0.6 miles
    
Ridgeway Academy 1.3 miles
    
Monk's Walk School 1.6 miles
    
Onslow St Audreys School 2.6 miles
    
Bishop's Hatfield Girls' School 2.7 miles
    
Links Hatfield Academy 3.3 miles
    
The Sele School 4.5 miles
    
Sandringham School 4.6 miles
    
Beaumont School 4.8 miles
    
Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School 4.8 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EH. The nearest is Garden City Practice, approximately < 50 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EH. The nearest is Herts Community NHS Trust, approximately < 50 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EH. The nearest is New QEII Hospital, approximately 1.4 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Birdcroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6EH. The nearest is Dollond & Aitchison, approximately 470 yards away.

* 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 AL8 6EH

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 21 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 203.4Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 1000Mbps
Average Upload Speed 16.4Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 21Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%
 

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