Sandpit 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 Marshalswick South ward, which is in the constituency of St Albans. This page is a collection of useful information for Sandpit lane, St Albans, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, AL1 4BJ has a score of 32717 out of 32844.

We found 7 house sales in AL1 4BJ. The most recent transaction was number 93 that sold for £540,000 on 08 Jul 2016. The most expensive house purchase so far has been number 89C that sold for £985,000 on 01 Jun 2012 and the lowest has been number 91 that sold for £135,000 on 27 Aug 1997. If you are interested in more detailed information then keep reading as we give insights about all of them in this page later on.

Social grade

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

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

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 363 White, 4 Gypsy, 1 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 8 Other asian, 0 Black, 11 Mixed.


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

White: 363
Gypsy: 4
Indian: 1
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 1
Other Asian: 8
Black: 0
Mixed: 11
Other: 4

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 78
Mortgage: 47
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 0
Social other: 1
Private rented: 3
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 0
Private other: 0
Rent free: 0

House prices

93, SANDPIT LANE, AL1 4BJ, ST ALBANS, ST ALBANS Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £540,000 on 08 Jul 2016
91, SANDPIT LANE, AL1 4BJ, ST ALBANS, ST ALBANS Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £360,000 on 18 Apr 2013
89C, SANDPIT LANE, AL1 4BJ, ST ALBANS, ST ALBANS Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £985,000 on 01 Jun 2012
89C, SANDPIT LANE, AL1 4BJ, ST. ALBANS, ST. ALBANS, ST ALBANS Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £499,900 on 22 Nov 2005
89A, SANDPIT LANE, AL1 4BJ, ST. ALBANS, ST ALBANS Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £297,500 on 11 May 1999
93, SANDPIT LANE, AL1 4BJ, ST. ALBANS, ST. ALBANS, ST ALBANS Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £160,000 on 31 Jul 1998
91, SANDPIT LANE, AL1 4BJ, ST. ALBANS, ST. ALBANS, ST ALBANS Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £135,000 on 27 Aug 1997

In 2011 this place had 127 detached houses, 4 semi-detached houses, 0 terraced houses, 0 flats, 0 converted house shares, 0 flats in commercial buildings, 0 caravans.

The most common house type here is Detached house.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 127
Semi-detached : 4
Terraced: 0
Flat: 0
Converted house share: 0
Flat in commercial: 0
Caravan: 0


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

No passport: 10
UK: 365
Ireland: 0
Other EU: 13
Other Non EU: 3
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 3
North America & Caribbean: 3
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 2
British Overseas: 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: 235
Buddhist: 5
Hindu: 7
Jewish: 9
Muslim: 0
Sikh: 3
Other: 0
No religion: 92
Not stated: 41


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

Crime rank


Risk of personal victimisation

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


No qualification: 12
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 95
NVQ Level 1: 10
One A level: 210
NVQ Level 2: 21
Apprenticeship: 15
Two plus A level: 162
NVQ Level 3: 15
Degree: 156
NVQ Level 4-5: 16
Professional qualification: 113
Other vocational qualification: 44

The median age of this location's residents is 44.0 while the mean age is 38.87245. The most frequent age group is Fourty-five to fifty-nine. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 11, 5-7 years: 13, 8-9 years: 21, 10-14 years: 45, 16-17 years: 16, 18-19 years: 8, 20-24 years: 19, 25-29 years: 8, 25-29 years: 8, 30-44 years: 45, 45-59 years: 111, 60-64 years: 17, 65-74 years: 42, 75-84 years: 21, 85-89 years: 1.

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 105 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.

275 had very good health and 0 had very bad in this area.

Room number

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

One: 0
Two: 1
Three: 1
Four: 1
Five: 2
Six: 6
Seven: 20
Eight: 27
Nine: 71

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.

Household size

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

One: 18
Two: 36
Three: 18
Four: 41
Five: 13
Six: 2
Eight: 1


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 392
Males: 193
Females: 199


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

Total: 392
Very good: 275
Good: 84
Fair: 30
Bad: 3
Very bad: 0

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but AL1 4BJ is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Jan 1980.

Geographically this area resides in -0.310751 longitude and 51.759691 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 516684 eastings and 208128 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is TL166081. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of AL1 4BJ is E07000240 and its county code is E10000015.

Its MSOA code is E02004933, its LSOA code is E01023714, 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.

We found 9 crimes in AL1 4BJ in December 2018. Our records show that there were 1 antisocial behaviours, 1 violence and anti-social behaviours, 1 burglaries, 1 criminal damage and arsons, 0 drugs and 1 vehicle crimes. For more detailed analysis please continue reading as we have data for each crime type and all the nearby streets, close to AL1 4BJ.

Crime type Last outcome
Other theftInvestigation complete
Crime type Last outcome
Criminal damage and arsonInvestigation complete
Crime type Last outcome
Public orderUnder investigation
Crime type Last outcome
Vehicle crimeInvestigation complete
Crime type Last outcome
ShopliftingUnder investigation
Crime type Last outcome
BurglaryUnder investigation
Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
Other theftUnder investigation
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation

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Longitude -0.310751
Latitude 51.759691
Easting 516684
Northing 208128
Altitude 105
The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by AL1 4BJ postal code.


Locality ST. ALBANS
District ST ALBANS
County Hertfordshire
District St Albans
Ward Marshalswick South
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 010B
Grid Ref TL166081
District Code E07000240
London Zone
LSOA Code E01023714
MSOA Code E02004933
Middle Layer Super Output Area St Albans 010
Parish Code E43000079
Census Output Area E00120431
Constituency Code E14000960