Area Information for London, W1Y 8DR
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in December 1984. 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.
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about London, W1Y 8DR 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
The area containing London 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||13|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing London contains a higher than average level of social housing - 25% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||7|
|Rented: From Council||0|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||23|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||37|
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||37|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||28|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||3|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||11|
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 W1Y 8DR 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 postcode W1Y 8DR 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.
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 90% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
W1Y 8DR and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 58% 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)||88|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||18|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||9|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||6|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||7|
Ethnic Group Embed This
London can be considered more ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 64% so.
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
In this area (London), only 38% of the residents were born in England, so the majority of the residents of this area were not born in England.
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||1|
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 W1Y 8DR
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||49|
|Middle East or Asia||28|
|North America or Caribbean||8|
|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
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)||14|
|Looking After Home or Family||4|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||7|
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||2|
|Accommodation and Food||11|
|Information and Communication||7|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||25|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||16|
|Public Administration and Defence||1|
|HealthInc. Social Work||3|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||10|
London, W1Y 8DR is within the Mayfair and St James policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near W1Y 8DR|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Mayfair and St James
Below are the details of the closest services to W1Y 8DR. 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 W1Y 8DR.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to London, W1Y 8DR. The nearest railway station is London Victoria, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|London Victoria||0.8 miles|
|London Charing Cross||1.1 miles|
|London Marylebone||1.3 miles|
|London Paddington||1.4 miles|
|London Waterloo||1.6 miles|
|London Euston||1.7 miles|
|London Waterloo East||1.8 miles|
|London St Pancras International||2 miles|
|Battersea Park||2 miles|
|London Blackfriars||2 miles|
|City Thameslink||2.1 miles|
|London Kings Cross||2.1 miles|
|London St Pancras (Intl)||2.1 miles|
|Queenstown Road (Battersea)||2.2 miles|
|Elephant & Castle||2.3 miles|
|West Brompton||2.4 miles|
|Camden Road||2.5 miles|
|Wandsworth Road||2.6 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to London, W1Y 8DR. The nearest Tube station is Hyde Park Corner, approximately 430 yards away.
|Hyde Park Corner Tube Station||430 yards|
|Green Park Tube Station||550 yards|
|Knightsbridge Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Bond Street Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Marble Arch Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Oxford Circus Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Victoria Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Piccadilly Circus Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|St. James's Park Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Charing Cross Tube Station||1 mile|
|Leicester Square Tube Station||1 mile|
|Sloane Square Tube Station||1 mile|
|Tottenham Court Road Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Westminster Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Lancaster Gate Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|Embankment Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|Covent Garden Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|Regent's Park Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|Baker Street Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|Goodge Street Tube Station||1.2 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to London, W1Y 8DR. The nearest is St George's Hanover Square CofE Primary School, approximately 330 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St George's Hanover Square CofE Primary School||330 yards||
|St Peter's Eaton Square CofE Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Soho Parish CofE Primary School||0.8 miles||
|St Vincent De Paul Catholic Primary School||0.8 miles||
|St Vincent's Catholic Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Holy Trinity CofE Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School||1 mile||
|Burdett-Coutts and Townshend Foundation CofE Primary School||1 mile||
|St Matthew's School, Westminster||1 mile||
|St Joseph's Catholic Primary School||1.1 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to London, W1Y 8DR. The nearest is Westminster City School, approximately 0.7 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Westminster City School||0.7 miles||
|The Grey Coat Hospital||1 mile||
|Saint Thomas More Language College||1.1 miles||
|The St Marylebone CofE School||1.1 miles||
|Sir Simon Milton Westminster University Technical College||1.2 miles|
|Pimlico Academy||1.4 miles||
|Marylebone Boys' School||1.5 miles||
|Oasis Academy South Bank||1.7 miles||
|London Nautical School||1.8 miles||
|Maria Fidelis Catholic School FCJ||1.8 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to London, W1Y 8DR. The nearest is Lees Place Medical Centre, approximately 810 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Lees Place Medical Centre||810 yards|
|The Mayfair Medical Centre||0.5 miles|
|The Royal Mews Surgery||0.5 miles|
|Knightsbridge Medical Centre||0.7 miles|
|The Belgravia Surgery||0.8 miles|
|The Connaught Square Practice||0.8 miles|
|Cavendish Health Centre||0.9 miles|
|Great Chapel Street Medical Centre||0.9 miles|
|GT Chapel Street Medical Centre For The Homeless||0.9 miles|
|Soho Centre For Health And Care||1 mile|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to London, W1Y 8DR. The nearest is Nigel Meyer & Associates Dental Practice, approximately 0.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Nigel Meyer & Associates Dental Practice||0.5 miles|
|T E Davies & R J O||0.6 miles|
|The Dental and Health Clinic at Victoria||0.8 miles|
|CLCH Dental Service for Homeless People||0.9 miles|
|Knightsbridge Orthodontics Limited||0.9 miles|
|Bond Dental||0.9 miles|
|Leicester Square Dental Clinic||0.9 miles|
|EGO Dental Clinic in Victoria London||0.9 miles|
|Soho Dental Care||1 mile|
|Soho Orthodontic Clinic||1 mile|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to London, W1Y 8DR. The nearest is No25 Harley St Phoenix Hospital Group, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|No25 Harley St Phoenix Hospital Group||0.8 miles|
|No9 Harley St Phoenix Hospital Group||0.8 miles|
|London Welbeck Hospital||0.8 miles|
|Harley Street Specialist Hospital (Queen Anne Street)||0.8 miles|
|University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street||0.9 miles|
|Weymouth Street Hospital||1 mile|
|The Harley Street Clinic (Weymouth St)||1 mile|
|The Princess Grace Hospital||1.1 miles|
|The Gordon Hospital||1.1 miles|
|Samaritan Hospital For Women||1.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to London, W1Y 8DR. The nearest is Boots-London - Sedley Place, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Boots-London - Sedley Place||0.6 miles|
|David Clulow Opticians||0.6 miles|
|Chatoo Opticians||0.6 miles|
|Paris Miki London Ltd||0.7 miles|
|Vision Express Opticians||0.7 miles|
|David Clulow Opticians||0.7 miles|
|Boots-London - Wigmore St||0.7 miles|
|Washin Optical London||0.7 miles|
|Specsavers 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.