a large user postcode in St Albans, Hertfordshire

AL1 3RQ Location Map


Latitude: 51.7529 / 51°45'10"N

Longitude: -0.3295 / 0°19'46"W

OS Eastings: 515408

OS Northings: 207339

OS Grid: TL154073

Mapcode National: GBR H8B.1HP

Mapcode Global: VHGPQ.76NL

Open Location Code: 9C3XQM3C+46

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by AL1 3RQ, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.

Upper Lattimore Road, St. Albans AL1 3RQ


AL1 3RQ is a large user postcode in St Albans, Hertfordshire. It was first introduced in January 1980.

'Large User' postcodes are allocated to organisations which receive large amounts of post. Unlike standard geographic postcodes, which cover up to 80 addresses, a large user postcode is unique to a single address.

To the best of our knowledge, the current address of this postcode is:
Loreto College, Upper Lattimore Road, St. Albans AL1 3RQ.

The geographic coordinates assigned to a large user postcode may not necessarily be the actual coordinates of the location to which mail is delivered. If the address is a PO Box, then the coordinates will usually be the Royal Mail sorting office which handles mail for that postcode. In other cases, the coordinates of the postcode may be the headquarters, or registered office, of an organisation rather than the building which receives mail.

St Albans is a city, which had a population of 82,146 in the 2011 census.

AL1 3RQ is in the Luton travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust.

AL1 3RQ has a Healthy Living Index of 10/10 (Very high).

AL1 3RQ has a Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index of 10/10 (Very high), and an Area Retail Diversity Index of 6/10 (Moderate). Supermarkets near AL1 3RQ include Budgens, Co-Operative Food, Iceland, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose. (Source: Open Streetmap)

AL1 3RQ is approximately 109m (358ft) above sea level.

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of AL1 3RQ are represented at different levels of local, regional and national government by elected representatives. Where known, these are shown here.

This data is updated approximately monthly, and may not necessarily take account of the results of any elections held recently.

Please note! Local elections were held across much of the UK on 2nd May 2019, and elections to the European parliament are scheduled to be held on 23rd May 2019. The list of elected representatives shown here will be updated as soon as possible after the election results are published, but you should not rely on them in the short term.

District Council

St Albans City and District Council


St Peters


Alec Campbell (Conservative)
Simon Grover (Independent and Green Party)
Jacqui Taylor (Liberal Democrat)

County Council

Hertfordshire County Council

Electoral Division

St Albans Central

County Councillor

Chris White (Liberal Democrat)

United Kingdom Parliament


St Albans


Mrs Anne Main (Conservative)

European Parliament

European Region



Patrick O'Flynn ()
John Flack (Conservative)
Alex Mayer (Labour)
Stuart Agnew (UKIP)
Geoffrey Van Orden (Conservative)
Tim Aker ()
David Campbell Bannerman (Conservative)

Broadband Internet

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for AL1 3RQ

District council ward
St Peters
District council
St Albans City and District Council
County council
Hertfordshire County Council
UK Parliament constituency
St Albans
European region

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