W8 Postcode District

W8 is one of 26 W Postcode Districts for the London Post town in Greater London


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Map of the W8 postcode

The W8 postcode district is a postal district located in the W London - W postcode area with a population of 17,926 residents according to the 2021 England and Wales Census.

The area of the W8 postcode district is 0.72 square miles which is 1.86 square kilometres or 459.64 acres.

Currently, the W8 district has about 702 postcode units spread across 4 geographic postcode sectors.

Given that each sector allows for 400 unique postcode combinations, the district has a capacity of 1,600 postcodes. With 702 postcodes already in use, this leaves 898 units available.

The W8 postal code covers the settlement of LONDON.

The W8 Postcode shares a border with W2 (LONDON), W11 (LONDON), W14 (LONDON), SW5 (LONDON) and SW7 (LONDON).

The primary settlement in the W8 postcode district is Kensington and Chelsea, which is located in Greater London. Additionally, there are significant settlements in the district, including London, which is also in Greater London. The most significant post town in the W8 postcode district is London.

For the district W8, we have data on 5 postcode sectors. Here's a breakdown: The sector W8 4, covers Kensington And Chelsea in Greater London. The sector W8 5, covers Kensington And Chelsea in Greater London. The sector W8 6, covers Kensington And Chelsea in Greater London. The sector W8 7, covers Kensington And Chelsea in Greater London. The sector W8 9 is non-geographic. It's often designated for PO Boxes, large organisations, or special services.


W8 Postcode Sectors

Map Showing Location of the W8 postcode Sector
Where is the W8 Postcode Sector?
A word cloud for the W8 postcode
A word cloud showing place names for the W8 postcode district

Map of the W8 Postcode District

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Map of the W8 and surrounding districts

When it comes to local government, postal geography often disregards political borders. However, for a breakdown in the W8 District: the district mostly encompasses the Kensington and Chelsea London Boro area with a total of 691 postcodes.

Where is the W8 Postcode District?

The data shows that the postcode district W8 is located in LONDON. It is approximately 2.8966703841019568 miles away from the center of London. In terms of nearby towns, W8 is close to the following areas: Knightsbridge and Belgravia (0.5770352860774295 miles), Brook Green (1.030481967698541 miles), White City Estate (1.7484153031903913 miles), Chelsea Harbour (1.9035288830921815 miles), North Kensington (2.154656423471018 miles), and Mayfair (2.1585433160995677 miles).

The district is within the post town of LONDON.

The sector has postcodes within the nation of England.

The W8 Postcode District is in the Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham region of Inner London - West within the London.

You may be interested in our page explaining the evolution of London's Postcodes

Postcode Sectors within the W8 District

Postcode Districts that Share a Border with W8

Royal Mail Delivery and Sorting Offices serving the W8 Postcode District
Postcode Sector Delivery Office
W8 4Kensington Sdelivery Office
W8 5Kensington Sdelivery Office
W8 6Kensington Sdelivery Office
W8 7Kensington Sdelivery Office
Postcode format for the W8 postcode district
W8 - X X X
W8 Space Numeric Letter Letter

Tourist Attractions within the W8 Postcode Area

We found 1 visitor attractions within the W8 postcode area

Kensington Palace
Historic Properties
Historic House / House and Garden / Palace
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Current Monthly Rental Prices

# Bedrooms Min Price Max Price Avg Price
£368 £4,000 £1,956
1 £1,211 £11,267 £3,967
2 £2,600 £51,567 £9,452
3 £3,445 £52,000 £13,159
4 £5,633 £36,833 £14,966
5 £13,000 £52,000 £24,602
6 £24,917 £86,667 £45,500
7 £80,000 £150,000 £103,334
8 £80,000 £80,000 £80,000

Current House Prices

# Bedrooms Min Price Max Price Avg Price
£65,000 £3,000,000 £398,173
1 £85,000 £22,000,000 £1,119,638
2 £650,000 £9,000,000 £1,692,026
3 £950,000 £18,230,000 £3,656,738
4 £1,500,000 £23,500,000 £6,397,609
5 £1,170,000 £12,800,000 £6,151,538
6 £2,500,000 £44,000,000 £11,178,571
7 £14,950,000 £44,000,000 £29,475,000
8 £22,950,000 £22,950,000 £22,950,000
10 £3,850,000 £3,850,000 £3,850,000
14 £22,000,000 £22,000,000 £22,000,000

Estate Agents who Operate in the W8 District

LogoNameBrand NameAddressContact NumberTotal Properties
Hamptons Lettings KensingtonKensingtonHamptons Lettings8 Hornton Street, London, W8 4NW020 3869 505943
Marsh & Parsons KensingtonKensingtonMarsh & Parsons9 Kensington Church Street, London, W8 4LF020 7368 446039
Foxtons South KensingtonSouth KensingtonFoxtons94 Old Brompton Road, London, SW7 3RD020 3840 342537
Chestertons Estate Agents Kensington High Street LettingsKensington High Street LettingsChestertons Estate Agents116 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London, W8 7RW020 3835 577736
Knight Frank KensingtonKensingtonKnight Frank52-56 Kensington Church Street, London W8 4DB020 3869 403132

Yearly House Price Averages for the W8 Postcode District

Type of Property 2018 Average 2018 Sales 2017 Average 2017 Sales 2016 Average 2016 Sales 2015 Average 2015 Sales
Detached £7,299,6884 £19,750,0002 £2,750,0001 £7,000,0001
Semi-Detached £5,935,0426 £6,025,1119 £5,285,50012 £8,403,3109
Terraced £4,223,15964 £3,889,43864 £4,883,40861 £4,556,93059
Flats £2,806,638224 £2,712,861247 £2,216,685243 £2,734,855284