Latitude: 51.8003 / 51°48'1"N
Longitude: -0.2059 / 0°12'21"W
OS Eastings: 523806
OS Northings: 212819
OS Grid: TL238128
Mapcode National: GBR J97.2RJ
Mapcode Global: VHGPL.C0ZP
Plus Code: 9C3XRQ2V+4J
Maidenhead Locator System: IO91vt52
What Three Birds: whitethroat.towhee.bee-eater
Marker point and cooordinate accuracy: Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean.
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AL8 6TU is a large user postcode in Welwyn Garden City, 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:
Crane & Staples, Longcroft House, Fretherne Road, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6TU.
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.
The average commercial rateable value is £71,500. The most common recorded business type is Offices.
Welwyn Garden City is a town, which had a population of 48,380 in the 2011 census.
AL8 6TU is in the Stevenage and Welwyn Garden City travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust.
AL8 6TU is approximately 91m (299ft) above sea level.
Office of National Statistics Output Area Classification for the area containing AL8 6TU
2c2: Cosmopolitans - Comfortable Cosmopolitans - Migrant Commuters
Office of National Statistics Rural/Urban classification for AL8 6TU
England C1: a town or city, surrounded by populated countryside
Healthy Living Index
Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index
Area Retail Diversity Index
Supermarkets near AL8 6TU include Aldi, Asda, Co-Operative Food, Iceland, Lidl, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose. (Source: OpenStreetMap)
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Residents of AL8 6TU 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 or by-elections held recently.
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Fiona Thomson (Conservative)
Michal Siewniak (Liberal Democrat)
Gemma Moore (Liberal Democrat)
Handside and Peartree
Fiona Thomson (Conservative)
United Kingdom Parliament
Grant Shapps (Conservative)
Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability. This is the most recent data for AL8 6TU.
Broadband statistics for commercial properties are less reliable than for domestic properties, as businesses are more likely to have other forms of Internet access that are not classified as 'Broadband'.
The most recent Ofsted rankings for schools near AL8 6TU.
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