Area Information for London, WC1H 9BR

This postcode is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the King's Cross ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Holborn and St Pancras. This page combines information for the address London, WC1H 9BR, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of WC1H 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.

Please Note

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.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Camden
Ward King's Cross
Constituency Holborn and St Pancras
Region London
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 London, WC1H 9BR:

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Cartwright Gardens, London, WC1H 9EN
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Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about WC1H as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about London, WC1H 9BR 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

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.

Housing Types
Detached 0
Semi-Detached 0
Terraced 2
Flat (Purpose-Built) 163
Flat (Converted) 31
Residence in Commercial Building 7
Total 203
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing London contains a higher than average level of social housing - 43% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 9
Owned with Mortgage 13
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 73
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 3
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 69
Rented: Other 4
Rent Free 7
Total 178

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.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 109
Two People 39
Three People 12
Four People 11
Five People 6
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 178

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 42
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 72
C2 - Skilled manual workers 12
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 37
Total 163

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 Holborn and St Pancras constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 53% male.

Male 224
Female 202
Total 426

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 20
5-7 12
8-9 10
10-14 8
15 2
16-17 2
18-19 79
20-24 91
25-29 38
30-44 96
45-59 45
60-64 6
65-74 8
75-84 9
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 426

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of WC1H 9BR there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 63% 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.

Relationship Status
Single 270
Married 53
Divorced 25
Separated 12
Widowed 9
Same Sex 5
Total 374

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.

Very Good 218
Good 150
Fair 38
Bad 13
Very Bad 7
Total 426

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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 128
Apprenticeship 1
2+ A Levels 121
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 33
1-4 GCSEs 24
No GCSEs 30
Other 37
Total 374

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 53% 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.

Ethnic Group
White 224
Mixed Ethnicity 25
Indian 18
Pakistani 6
Bangladeshi 19
Chinese 51
Other Asian 19
Black African 26
Black Caribbean 9
Other Black/African/Caribbean 8
Other 21
Total 426

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (London), only 42% 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
England 181
Wales 7
Scotland 6
Northern Ireland 4
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 60
Other 164
Total 426

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 WC1H 9BR

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 250
Republic of Ireland 6
Europe (including European Union) 74
African Countries 15
Middle East or Asia 54
North America or Caribbean 20
Central America 1
South America 3
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 6
None 18

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.

Christian 137
No Religion 111
Buddhist 8
Hindu 5
Jewish 3
Muslim 68
Sikh 2
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 90
Total 426

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the King's Cross ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 51% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.

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 92
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 17
Self Employed 21
Unemployed 9
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 186
Retired 5
Looking After Home or Family 9
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 21
Other 5
Total 365

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 2
Manufacturing 4
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 4
RetailInc. Wholesale 19
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 2
Accommodation and Food 16
Information and Communication 15
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 8
Real Estate 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 17
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 4
Education 25
HealthInc. Social Work 13
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 13
Total 152

London, WC1H 9BR is within the King's Cross policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In April 2019, 944 crimes were reported within half a mile of WC1H 9BR.

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Crime: Click here to view 944 crimes committed near WC1H 9BR
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Below are the details of the closest services to WC1H 9BR. 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 WC1H 9BR.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to London, WC1H 9BR. The nearest railway station is London Euston, approximately 510 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
London Euston 510 yards
London Kings Cross 550 yards
London St Pancras International LL 590 yards
London St Pancras International 640 yards
Farringdon (London) 1.1 miles
Camden Road 1.1 miles
Caledonian Road & Barnsbury 1.2 miles
London Charing Cross 1.3 miles
City Thameslink 1.4 miles
London Blackfriars 1.5 miles
London Marylebone 1.6 miles
Kentish Town West 1.6 miles
Essex Road 1.6 miles
Highbury & Islington 1.6 miles
Old Street 1.7 miles
Kentish Town 1.7 miles
Moorgate 1.8 miles
London Waterloo 1.8 miles
London Waterloo East 1.8 miles
London Cannon Street 1.9 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to London, WC1H 9BR. The nearest Tube station is Euston, approximately 490 yards away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to London, WC1H 9BR. The nearest is Argyle Primary School, approximately 320 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Argyle Primary School 320 yards
Edith Neville Primary School 720 yards
St Aloysius Catholic Primary School 740 yards
St Mary and St Pancras Church of England Primary School 820 yards
Winton Primary School 0.5 miles
Netley Primary School & Centre for Autism 0.6 miles
St George the Martyr Church of England Primary School 0.6 miles
Kings Cross Academy 0.7 miles
Richard Cobden Primary School 0.7 miles
Copenhagen Primary School 0.7 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to London, WC1H 9BR. The nearest is Maria Fidelis Catholic School FCJ, approximately 500 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Maria Fidelis Catholic School FCJ 500 yards
Regent High School 0.5 miles
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School 0.7 miles
The St Marylebone CofE School 1.1 miles
The Camden School for Girls 1.3 miles
City of London Academy Islington 1.4 miles
Haverstock School 1.6 miles
London Nautical School 1.7 miles
Central Foundation Boys' School 1.8 miles
Beacon High 1.8 miles  

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to London, WC1H 9BR. The nearest is The Bloomsbury Surgery, approximately 380 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 London, WC1H 9BR. The nearest is MRS CK JONES, approximately 110 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 London, WC1H 9BR. The nearest is Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, approximately 670 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to London, WC1H 9BR. The nearest is RNIB, approximately 190 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
RNIB 190 yards
Camden Eye Clinic 240 yards
Drury Porter Eyecare 350 yards
Brunswick Visionplus Ltd 480 yards
University Vision 640 yards
i-Optix Eye Care 670 yards
Orb Optical 0.6 miles
Schuller Opticians 0.6 miles
Boots-London - Tottenham Court Road 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.

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