OL8 Postcode Area Information

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Area Overview

The postcode area is located in the Oldham, Oldham postcode town, in the North West, England region.

a big area of OL8 postcode district describes a diverse community with residents from both the EU and the UK, and a mix of ethnicities.


  • Many residents come from the EU, but there are also more UK-born residents compared to similar areas.
  • A significant Pakistani community resides here.
  • Residents are more likely to:
  • Live in houses, not flats.
  • Not follow any religion.
  • Identify as mixed or multiple ethnicities.
  • Education levels are generally lower than average for this group.

Overall: A Major part of this postcode area represents a diverse community with people from various backgrounds. While education levels are lower than average, residents enjoy a mix of housing options and diverse cultures.

It's important to note that this description generalizes the area and individual experiences may vary.

Electoral Wards

The postcode area covers Alexandra, Hollinwood, Medlock Vale, St Mary's, Werneth electoral wards.

OL8 Postcode Map

OL8 Area Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of OL8 postcode area is 45,656. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the area is White: English, with a total of 19,456, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 13,966. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Muslim (19,650), followed by Christian (13,761).


As for deprivation, most of the area is deprived in one dimension (5,868), followed by at least not deprived in any dimension (5,146).

Economic Status

Most people in the nearby area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (9,279), while 4,790 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 12,603 adults have Does not apply education, while 4,727 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations are

  • Elementary occupations (2661)
  • Process, plant and machine operatives (2268), and
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (1915)


The average age of people living in area is 35 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (20065), Between 15 to 24 (11920), and Between 25 to 34 (11488).


The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population has Never worked and long-term unemployed (6,481) followed by Routine occupations (6,007), and Semi-routine occupations (4,097).

Postcodes in OL8

There are total 4 postcode sectors present in the OL8 (listed below). The postcode OL8 has a total of 1058 postcodes.

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ONS Administrative Info



Medlock Vale

St Mary's


RegionNorth West

OL8 Crime Statstics

Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Crime rate by Month


Violence and sexual offences


Violence and sexual offences


Violence and sexual offences


Violence and sexual offences


Violence and sexual offences

OL8 Property Statstics

Sold House Prices over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£60,000.00£60,000.00 - £60,000.001
Terraced£50,000.00£50,000.00 - £50,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£120,000.00£120,000.00 - £120,000.001
Terraced£119,333.33£80,000.00 - £135,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£222,000.00£222,000.00 - £222,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£75,000.00£75,000.00 - £75,000.001
Other£120,000.00£120,000.00 - £120,000.001
Terraced£116,341.67£55,000.00 - £150,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£2,900.00£1,000.00 - £4,800.003
Semi-Detached£175,000.00£175,000.00 - £175,000.002
Terraced£131,833.33£80,000.00 - £163,500.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£200,000.00£200,000.00 - £200,000.001
Semi-Detached£240,125.00£165,000.00 - £450,000.006
Terraced£118,375.00£95,000.00 - £160,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£313,333.33£160,000.00 - £350,000.008
Flat£115,000.00£115,000.00 - £115,000.002
Other£102,500.00£50,000.00 - £155,000.003
Semi-Detached£192,866.67£155,000.00 - £330,000.008
Terraced£150,338.54£60,000.00 - £220,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£83,500.00£75,000.00 - £92,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£71,000.00£71,000.00 - £71,000.001
Other£96,000.00£52,000.00 - £155,000.003
Semi-Detached£232,417.00£185,000.00 - £279,834.002
Terraced£168,363.89£78,000.00 - £300,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£220,000.00£220,000.00 - £220,000.001
Flat£70,000.00£70,000.00 - £70,000.001
Semi-Detached£195,500.00£167,500.00 - £267,000.003
Terraced£130,388.89£80,000.00 - £200,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£218,000.00£216,000.00 - £220,000.002
Flat£80,000.00£80,000.00 - £80,000.001
Other£350,000.00£350,000.00 - £350,000.001
Semi-Detached£183,750.00£105,000.00 - £315,000.006
Terraced£132,150.71£80,000.00 - £155,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£90,000.00£90,000.00 - £90,000.001
Semi-Detached£215,500.00£154,000.00 - £265,000.006
Terraced£93,700.00£57,000.00 - £138,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£285,500.00£251,000.00 - £320,000.002
Other£380,000.00£380,000.00 - £380,000.002
Semi-Detached£158,000.00£157,000.00 - £159,000.002
Terraced£91,943.82£30,000.00 - £200,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£266,250.00£245,000.00 - £285,000.004
Other£425.00£425.00 - £425.001
Semi-Detached£169,664.29£60,000.00 - £280,000.0011
Terraced£134,832.00£90,000.00 - £260,000.0030
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£65,000.00£65,000.00 - £65,000.001
Semi-Detached£285,000.00£220,000.00 - £350,000.002
Terraced£128,147.50£40,000.00 - £198,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£103,500.00£103,500.00 - £103,500.001
Terraced£129,000.00£113,000.00 - £145,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£430,000.00£430,000.00 - £430,000.001
Flat£90,000.00£90,000.00 - £90,000.001
Other£237,500.00£115,000.00 - £360,000.002
Semi-Detached£160,833.33£125,000.00 - £220,000.004
Terraced£118,255.21£49,000.00 - £179,000.0022
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£282,475.00£269,950.00 - £295,000.002
Flat£104,500.00£90,000.00 - £119,000.002
Other£310,000.00£310,000.00 - £310,000.001
Semi-Detached£157,142.86£110,000.00 - £235,000.009
Terraced£137,872.62£85,000.00 - £355,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£265,000.00£265,000.00 - £265,000.001
Other£412,500.00£275,000.00 - £550,000.002
Semi-Detached£188,782.14£140,000.00 - £300,000.008
Terraced£158,485.26£30,000.00 - £280,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£271,000.00£271,000.00 - £271,000.001
Other£297,500.00£275,000.00 - £320,000.002
Semi-Detached£193,000.00£150,000.00 - £292,000.004
Terraced£131,562.50£52,000.00 - £230,000.0022
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£275,000.00£275,000.00 - £275,000.001
Flat£39,900.00£39,900.00 - £39,900.001
Other£83,400.00£1,800.00 - £165,000.002
Semi-Detached£177,720.00£60,000.00 - £375,000.008
Terraced£144,116.07£68,000.00 - £255,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£782,500.00£365,000.00 - £1,200,000.002
Semi-Detached£202,245.00£165,000.00 - £335,000.007
Terraced£115,106.06£47,000.00 - £214,000.0025
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£517,500.00£490,000.00 - £545,000.002
Semi-Detached£179,937.50£127,000.00 - £245,000.008
Terraced£149,466.67£50,000.00 - £300,000.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£233,500.00£220,000.00 - £247,000.002
Other£66,255.50£1,011.00 - £200,000.003
Semi-Detached£146,461.07£60,000.00 - £245,000.008
Terraced£120,292.02£65,000.00 - £266,500.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£185,000.00£185,000.00 - £185,000.001
Flat£73,000.00£73,000.00 - £73,000.001
Other£149,750.00£100,000.00 - £183,000.003
Semi-Detached£157,395.83£60,000.00 - £260,000.0010
Terraced£124,685.00£40,000.00 - £199,000.0029
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£325,000.00£325,000.00 - £325,000.001
Flat£87,000.00£87,000.00 - £87,000.001
Other£440,465.50£931.00 - £880,000.002
Semi-Detached£165,702.81£80,000.00 - £299,995.0016
Terraced£119,114.86£39,999.00 - £189,000.0027
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£241,500.00£150,000.00 - £280,000.003
Flat£97,500.00£97,500.00 - £97,500.001
Other£145,000.00£115,000.00 - £175,000.002
Semi-Detached£162,625.00£80,000.00 - £245,000.007
Terraced£116,291.30£50,000.00 - £217,000.0027
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£191,500.00£191,500.00 - £191,500.001
Other£57,965.50£931.00 - £115,000.002
Semi-Detached£164,500.00£140,000.00 - £193,000.004
Terraced£126,566.67£79,000.00 - £360,000.0013

Alexandra Park Junior SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement344 7-11OL82BE
Limehurst Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Good334 3-11OL83JQ
Broadfield Primary SchoolPrimary, Good398 2-11OL81LH
St Thomas CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good516 2-11OL81SE
Holy Rosary RC Junior Infant and Nursery SchoolPrimary, Good224 3-11OL82SR
St Martin's CofE Junior Infant and Nursery SchoolPrimary, Outstanding245 3-11OL82PY
St Margaret's CofE Junior Infant and Nursery SchoolPrimary, Good338 3-11OL84QS
St Patrick's RC Primary and Nursery SchoolPrimary, Good206 3-11OL81EF
Hollinwood AcademySpecial, Outstanding264 4-19OL83PT
Oasis Academy OldhamSecondary, Requires improvement1458 11-16OL84JZ
The Hathershaw CollegeSecondary, Good1064 11-16OL83EP
Oasis Academy LimesidePrimary, Outstanding460 2-11OL83SB
New Bridge SchoolSpecial, Outstanding528 11-19OL83PH
Coppice Primary AcademyPrimary, Good548 3-11OL81AP
Werneth Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement429 3-11OL84BL
Alt AcademyPrimary, Good334 3-11OL82EL
Lyndhurst Primary and Nursery SchoolPrimary, Good464 3-11OL84JD
Medlock Valley Primary SchoolPrimary, Inadequate325 3-11OL82PN
Holy Family RC Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvementNone 3-11OL83NG
  • Primrose Local Off Licence, OL8 1HE
  • Abbey Hills Local Shopper, OL8 2DH
  • Abbeyhills Mini Market, OL8 2DH
  • Ailyns Bakery, OL8 1QN
  • Alexandra Park Service Station, OL8 1DB
  • Honeywell Residential Lettings, OL8 2JS
  • Parkside Lodgings, OL8 2DQ
  • Avro Football Club, OL8 3JH
  • Banktop Tavern, OL8 1ES
  • Daisyfield, OL8 2TE
  • Druid Arms, OL8 1QN
  • Falconers Arms, OL8 4HF
  • Cafe LGA, OL8 1HQ
  • Fitton Hill Bulldogs, OL8 2PZ
  • Smokies Park Hotel, OL8 3HX
  • Koffee Kingdom, OL8 1DT
  • Kilroy's Kitchen, OL8 3AB
  • Asda Supermarket, OL8 4JZ
  • Tesco, OL8 2NA
  • Costa Coffee, OL8 3QR
  • Deleo's, OL8 4PA
  • A1 Sweet Centre, OL8 1QT
  • Ayaan Indian Takeaway, OL8 3BE
  • Bake 'N' Butty, OL8 4JR
  • Abbey Hey Care Home, OL8 2BY
  • Alexandra Nursing Home, OL8 2BA
  • All Saints Hospital, OL8 4EF
  • Beulah Pre School, OL8 3QD
  • Boston House, OL8 1XR
  • Whitebank Deli, OL8 3JH
  • Age UK Oldham, OL8 1UX
  • As Good As it Gets, OL8 2PF
  • Canon George Community & Parish Hall, OL8 4QQ
  • Commercial BBQ Smokers, OL8 3QP
  • Alexandra Park School, OL8 2BE
  • Alt Academy, OL8 2EL
  • Brighter Beginnings Day Nursery, OL8 2QD
  • Broadfield Primary Catering, OL8 1LH
  • Byron Green Pre-School, OL8 3SH
  • Macie's @ Avro's, OL8 3JH