WC1A 2LP maps, stats, and open data

Last Update December 1st, 2022 - WC1A 2LP lies on Bloomsbury Square in London. WC1A 2LP is located in the Holborn and Covent Garden electoral ward, within the London borough of Camden and the English Parliamentary constituency of Holborn and St Pancras. The Clinical Commissioning Group is NHS North Central London CCG and the police force is Metropolitan Police. This postcode has been in use since January 1980.

WC1A 2LP coronavirus (COVID-19)

The WC1A 2LP postcode is within the Camden Upper Tier Local Authority. As of Thursday 1st December there were 78,680 confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases reported by Public Heath England in Camden.

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WC1A 2LP maps

WC1A 2LP map - OS OpenMap – Local (Ordnance Survey)
WC1A 2LP map - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Source: OS OpenMap – Local (Ordnance Survey)
Source: OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)
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WC1A 2LP geodata

Easting530299
Northing181629
Latitude51.518561
Longitude-0.123447

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Source: Open Postcode Geo
Licence: Open Government Licence

Where is WC1A 2LP?

StreetBloomsbury Square
Town/CityLondon
CountryEngland
Postcode DistrictWC1A
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WC1A 2LP Elevation

Elevation or altitude of WC1A 2LP as distance above sea level:

MetresFeet
Elevation20m66ft

Elevation is measured from the approximate centre of the postcode, to the nearest point on an OS contour line from OS Terrain 50, which has contour spacing of ten vertical metres.

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Politics

WardHolborn And Covent Garden
ConstituencyHolborn And St Pancras

Crime

Reported crime within 500m of WC1A 2LP

April 2019Other theftOn or near Parking Area21m
April 2019Theft from the personOn or near Parking Area21m
April 2019Theft from the personOn or near Parking Area21m
➜ Bloomsbury Square crime map and outcomes

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Source: data.police.uk
Licence: Open Government Licence

Transport

Nearest bus stops to WC1A 2LP

British Museum (Great Russell Street)Holborn70m
Bloomsbury SquareHolborn95m
Bloomsbury SquareHolborn122m
Museum Street (Bloomsbury Way)Holborn126m
Museum StreetHolborn151m

Nearest underground/metro/tram to WC1A 2LP

Holborn Underground StationHolborn233m
Russell Square Underground StationRussell Square505m
Tottenham Court Road Underground StationTottenham Court Road539m
Covent Garden Underground StationCovent Garden612m
Goodge Street Underground StationGoodge Street791m

Nearest railway stations to WC1A 2LP

London Charing Cross Station1.2km
Farringdon (London) Station1.3km
London Euston Station1.3km

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Source: NaPTAN
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Broadband

➜ Broadband speed and availability dashboard for WC1A 2LP

Broadband access in WC1A 2LP (2020 data)

Percentage of properties with Next Generation Access100.0%
Percentage of properties with Superfast Broadband100.0%
Percentage of properties with Ultrafast Broadband100.0%
Percentage of properties with Full Fibre Broadband100.0%

Superfast Broadband is between 30Mbps and 300Mbps
Ultrafast Broadband is > 300Mbps

Broadband speed in WC1A 2LP (2019 data)

Download

Median download speed15.9Mbps
Average download speed26.3Mbps
Maximum download speed200.00Mbps

Upload

Median upload speed1.0Mbps
Average upload speed1.0Mbps
Maximum upload speed1.27Mbps

Broadband limitations in WC1A 2LP (2020 data)

Percentage of properties unable to receive 2Mbps0.0%
Percentage of properties unable to receive 5Mbps0.0%
Percentage of properties unable to receive 10Mbps0.0%
Percentage of properties unable to receive 30Mbps0.0%

➜ Broadband speed and availability dashboard for WC1A 2LP

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Source: Ofcom
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WC1A 2LP gas and electricity consumption

Estimated total energy consumption in WC1A 2LP by fuel type, 2015.

Gas

Consumption (kWh)107,134
Meter count26
Mean (kWh/meter)4,121
Median (kWh/meter)1,709

Electricity

Consumption (kWh)190,888
Meter count32
Mean (kWh/meter)5,965
Median (kWh/meter)4,638

Deprivation

57.9% of English postcodes are less deprived than WC1A 2LP:

Food Standards Agency

Three nearest food hygiene ratings to WC1A 2LP (meters)

Cafe Le Cordon Bleu
Food Hygiene Rating: 5 (Very Good)
Pied Bull Yard
2m
Truckles Wine Bar
Food Hygiene Rating: 5 (Very Good)
Pied Bull Court
42m
Il Castelletto Restaurant
Food Hygiene Rating: 3 (Generally Satisfactory)
17 Bury Place
75m

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Companies registered in or near WC1A 2LP

12 BLOOMSBURY SQUARE LIMITED12 Bloomsbury SquareWC1A 2LP
6 BLOOMSBURY SQ LIMITED6 Bloomsbury SquareWC1A 2LP
78 COWCROSS LIMITED6 Bloomsbury SquareWC1A 2LP
ARBITRATION SERVICES LIMITED12 Bloomsbury Square, LondonWC1A 2LP
BETHNAL GARDENS LIMITED6 Bloomsbury SquareWC1A 2LP

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Source: Companies House
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Nearest post box to WC1A 2LP

 Last Collection 
LocationMon-FriSatDistance
Bloomsbury Square (Bedford Pl)18:3012:0095m
High Holborn18:30178m
High Holborn (Southampton Pl)18:3012:00180m

Nearest sports facilities to WC1A 2LP

FacilityDistance
Rena Health & Leisure
Southampton Row, London
Health and Fitness Gym, Swimming Pool
191m
Pure Gym (London Covent Garden) (Closed)
Macklin Street, London
Health and Fitness Gym, Studio
319m
Gymbox (Holborn)
High Holborn, London
Health and Fitness Gym, Studio
326m

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Source: Active Places
Licence: Open Government Licence

Nearest schools to WC1A 2LP

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
CATS College London
43-45 Bloomsbury Square & 2 Southampton Place, London, WC1A 2RA
Not applicable81m
The Mary Ward Centre (AE Centre)
42 - 43 Queen Square, Camden, London, WC1N 3AQ
16 plus280m
St Josephs Catholic Primary School
Macklin Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5NA
Primary286m

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Source: Edubase
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WC1A 2LP ITL and WC1A 2LP LAU

The below table lists the International Territorial Level (ITL) codes (formerly Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) codes) and Local Administrative Units (LAU) codes for WC1A 2LP:

ITL 1 CodeName
TLILondon
ITL 2 CodeName
TLI3Inner London - West
ITL 3 CodeName
TLI31Camden and City of London
LAU 1 CodeName
E09000007Camden

WC1A 2LP census areas

The below table lists the Census Output Area (OA), Lower Layer Super Output Area (LSOA), and Middle Layer Super Output Area (MSOA) for WC1A 2LP:

CodeName
OAE00004558
LSOAE01000918Camden 028C
MSOAE02000193Camden 028

Nearest postcodes to WC1A 2LP

WC1A 2JXBury Place42m
WC1A 2JRGalen Place44m
WC1A 2TABloomsbury Square44m
WC1A 2JUBury Place45m
WC1A 2JSBury Place59m
WC1B 3BPGreat Russell Street65m
WC1B 3BNGreat Russell Street69m
WC1A 2JBBury Place75m
WC1A 2LDBury Place86m
WC1A 2JABury Place88m