PostcodeArea KW8 Orkney Postcode


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Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the KW8 postcode area in Orkney, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime statistics and much more.

Keep scrolling down for a wealth of information about KW8.

Approximate address for KW8:

Essential Information

GEO LOCATIONLatitude: 58.11 degrees
Longitude: -3.66 degrees
Postal Town:Orkney
Easting: 302032 degrees
Northing: 915311 degrees
Grid Ref: ND020153
District: Highland
Ward: East Sutherland and Edderton
Satnav: KW8
STD Phone Code:(01431) xxxxxx


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area KW8.

Wakey wakey, rise and shine!Sunrise/set for KW8

Demographics & Community

What social class do the population of KW8 belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups?

How deprived is KW8 in Orkney, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work?

All this, and more information from the Census 2011.

KW8 Demographics

Social Grades - KW8

Gender - KW8

Total Population

Crime Stats

CRIME STATISTICSPolice crime stats - see how safe it is to live or work here, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?Crime stats in KW8


CONSTITUENCYFind out the voting intentions, poll results, your local Member of Parliament, 2015 election results and electorate turnout for your local constituency.KW8 Constituency

Local Problems

FIX MY STREETIn conjunction with fixmystreet, view problems that have been reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.Problems around KW8


SUNRISE/SUNSETSunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area KW8.
Wakey wakey, rise and shine!Sunrise/set for KW8


JOBSLooking for job vacancies in the KW8 area? Find out what positions are available in this - and surrounding areas.Jobs around KW8

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Our 45-page essential homebuyer's report provides you with an unrivalled source of information about the neighbourhood, including:

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Who lives in KW8, how many houses are there, and what are the average house prices?

All the latest house price information for properties sold in the KW8 postcode area.

Find out when and how much houses sold for in this region of Orkney.

House prices in KW8

Average House Prices

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NOTE: We are currently updating the average house prices with the latest data.

House prices supplied by the Land Registry, and represent average selling prices from properties sold in 2015 in Orkney.

Recently Sold Properties in KW8

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LOCAL EVENTSFrom local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around KW8.What's on near KW8


ATTRACTIONSEnjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near KW8, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.Attractions near KW8


HOTELS/B&BsComfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of this postcode.Hotels near KW8

Tourist Info

TOURIST INFOEnjoy a great day out in the KW8 area, with our tourist guide to everything you need to know about this local area.Tourist information KW8


PLACES OF WORSHIPFind nearby churches, cathedrals and other places of worship in and around the postcode area KW8.Churches near KW8


LOCAL PUBSFancy a pint with the locals at the nearest pub to KW8? Or perhaps you can find a delicious gastro-pub for a tasty meal out.Pubs near KW8

Travel & Transport


TRAVELTravelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, bus stop or taxi company to KW8.Travel around KW8


TRAFFIC HOTSPOTSDon't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.Traffic near KW8

Taxi Firms

TAXI FIRMSBook a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi cab companies operating in the area.Taxis near KW8

Car Parks

CAR PARKSLocate the nearest car parks near KW8, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.Car Parks near KW8

Local Amenities & Facilities


LOCAL BANKSFind the nearest bank or building society in KW8. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.Banks near KW8


CASH MACHINESLocations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the KW8 postcode area that dispense money. Cash Machines in KW8


SCHOOLSThe nearest schools in this area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.Schools near KW8


SHOPPINGShop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.Shopping centres KW8


POLICE STATIONSReport a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.Police stations in KW8


EMERGENCIESA handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services. Emergencies in KW8

Post Offices

POST OFFICESWhether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.Post Offices in KW8


RECYCLING CENTRESFind the nearest recycling and waste disposal centres around KW8.COMING SOON


PARKS & GARDENSGet some quality relaxation at a park or garden near KW8.COMING SOON


LIBRARIESDiscover a great book at a library in the KW8 area.COMING SOON

Community Centres

COMMUNITY CENTRESFind out which community centres are located in the area.COMING SOON

KW8 Postal District

Compass Postal District

KW8 postcode is located in the postal town of Orkney. Orkney postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode KW8.

Orkney Electoral Wards

The KW (Orkney) postal district includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

  • Berriedale
  • Brora
  • Dunbeath
  • Forsinard
  • Golspie
  • Halkirk
  • Helmsdale
  • Kinbrace
  • Kirkwall
  • Latheron
  • Lybster
  • Orkney
  • Stromness
  • Thurso
  • Wick

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