Useful Area information for COTTONMILL LANE, ST. ALBANS, AL1 2EY

Cottonmill lane is in St Albans in the county of Hertfordshire which resides in the East of England region of England. The postcode is within the Sopwell ward, which is in the constituency of St Albans. This page is a collection of useful information for Cottonmill lane, St Albans, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

We found 11 house sales in AL1 2EY. The most recent was sold for £250,000 on 28 Oct 2019. The most expensive house purchase so far has been sold for £455,000 on 12 Jul 2016 and the lowest has been sold for £118,550 on 28 Sep 1999. If you are interested in more detailed information then keep reading as we give insights about all of them in this page later on.

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Multiple Deprivation Index


Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, AL1 2EY has a score of 11852 out of 32844.

Most recent sale

£250,000 on 28 Oct 2019

Most expensive sale

£455,000 on 12 Jul 2016

Least expensive sale

£118,550 on 28 Sep 1999

House prices

Freehold, Flat or Maisonette Sold for £250,000 on 28 Oct 2019
Freehold, Flat or Maisonette Sold for £277,000 on 07 Jun 2017
Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £455,000 on 12 Jul 2016
Freehold, Flat or Maisonette Sold for £227,500 on 15 May 2015
Freehold, Flat or Maisonette Sold for £198,475 on 13 Mar 2015
Freehold, Flat or Maisonette Sold for £200,000 on 30 Jan 2015
Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £250,000 on 21 Dec 2009
Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £265,000 on 15 Aug 2008
Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £217,000 on 25 Jan 2006
Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £235,000 on 04 Nov 2005
Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £118,550 on 28 Sep 1999

Social grade

The figures shown are per-household between the ages of 16-64.

33 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
28 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
22 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
16 - DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 33
Mortgage: 48
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 28
Social other: 4
Private rented: 13
Private employer: 1
Private relative: 2
Private other: 0
Rent free: 0

The most common ethnicity is Bangladeshi. Residents have the following ethnicities: 241 White, 0 Gypsy, 6 Indian, 36 Bangladeshi, 10 Other asian, 9 Black, 14 Mixed.

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Please bear in mind that an individual may hold one or more passports.

No passport: 51
UK: 239
Ireland: 12
Other EU: 9
Other Non EU: 1
Africa: 3
Middle East & Asia: 8
North America & Caribbean: 0
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 3
British Overseas: 0


According to the 2011 Census, the UK population claims itself as 87% white. The second largest group are asian 6% and black 3%.

White: 241
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 6
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 36
Chinese: 3
Other Asian: 10
Black: 9
Mixed: 14
Other: 3

The most common ethnicity is Bangladeshi. Residents have the following ethnicities: 241 White, 0 Gypsy, 6 Indian, 36 Bangladeshi, 10 Other asian, 9 Black, 14 Mixed.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 6
Semi-detached : 59
Terraced: 49
Flat: 15
Converted house share: 2
Flat in commercial: 1
Caravan: 0


The UK is mainly a Christian country, with 59% of residents. 25% of the population claim to have no religion. 4% of the population identify themselves as Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.5% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Christian: 170
Buddhist: 1
Hindu: 7
Jewish: 3
Muslim: 41
Sikh: 3
Other: 1
No religion: 77
Not stated: 19

Income rank

Proportion of the population experiencing deprivation relating to low income


Employment rank

Proportion of the working-age population in an area involuntarily excluded from the labour market


Education skills rank

Lack of attainment skills in local population


Health rank

Risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life


Living environment rank

Measures the quality of the local environment


Income affecting children rank

Proportion of all children aged 0 to 15 living in income deprived families


Income affecting older rank

Proportion of all those aged 60 or over who experience income deprivation.


Children rank

Attainment of qualifications among children


Adult skill rank

Lack of qualifications in the resident working-age adult population


Geographical barrier rank

Physical proximity of local services


Wider barrier rank

Accessability of housing due to affordability


Indoor rank

Quality of housing


Outdoor rank

E.g. Air quality, road accidents


Crime rank

Risk of personal victimisation



No qualification: 49
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 85
NVQ Level 1: 25
One A level: 108
NVQ Level 2: 37
Apprenticeship: 18
Two plus A level: 63
NVQ Level 3: 30
Degree: 67
NVQ Level 4-5: 14
Professional qualification: 45
Other vocational qualification: 39

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Household size

This data lists the total number of people normally resident within each household.

One: 40
Two: 40
Three: 17
Four: 18
Five: 7
Six: 5
Eight: 2

The median age of this location's residents is 34.0 while the mean age is 36.09938. The most frequent age group is Thirty to fourty-four. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 32, 5-7 years: 8, 8-9 years: 5, 10-14 years: 20, 16-17 years: 9, 18-19 years: 8, 20-24 years: 15, 25-29 years: 25, 25-29 years: 25, 30-44 years: 96, 45-59 years: 45, 60-64 years: 18, 65-74 years: 15, 75-84 years: 13, 85-89 years: 7.

This location in St. albans is categorised as Urban city and town.

Some people have different preferences regarding the altitude of areas, this postcode's altitude is 84 metres above sea level. Areas at higher altitudes could be more favourable due to the expected rise of sea levels in the not so distant future.

146 had very good health and 3 had very bad in this area.

Room number

This data lists the total number of room each house have.

One: 0
Two: 1
Three: 16
Four: 23
Five: 36
Six: 39
Seven: 11
Eight: 1
Nine: 2

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 22 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 7 households.


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 322
Males: 159
Females: 163


Health is usually influenced by age and the affluence of a neighbourhood, since deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Total: 322
Very good: 146
Good: 120
Fair: 42
Bad: 11
Very bad: 3

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but AL1 2EY is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Jan 1980.

Geographically this area resides in -0.332375 longitude and 51.738329 latitude.

If you are interested in getting to know more about the location codes of this area then it might also be valuable that it resides 515246 eastings and 205718 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is TL152057. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of AL1 2EY is E07000240 and its county code is E10000015.

Its MSOA code is E02004940, its LSOA code is E01023738, its parish code is E43000079 and its constituency code is E14000960. These codes can come handy when you want to find out more about this location as not all services work with postcode.

Furthermore this area is in a national park.

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Longitude -0.332375
Latitude 51.738329
Easting 515246
Northing 205718
Altitude 84

The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by AL1 2EY postal code.


District ST ALBANS
County Hertfordshire
District St Albans
Ward Sopwell
Country England
Constituency St Albans
Region East of England
Parish "St Albans, unparished area"


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E10000015
National Park
Built Up Area Greater London
Built Up Subdivision St Albans
Lower Layer Super Output Area St Albans 017B
Grid Ref TL152057
District Code E07000240
London Zone
LSOA Code E01023738
MSOA Code E02004940
Middle Layer Super Output Area St Albans 017
Parish Code E43000079
Census Output Area E00120553
Constituency Code E14000960

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