Area Information for Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LW

Abbey Road in Smethwick is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Abbey ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Warley. This page combines information for the address Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LW, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of B67 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for B67 5LW.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Sandwell
Ward Abbey
Constituency Warley
Region West Midlands * Note that this refers to the Region, not the County of the same name
Country England


Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LW:

Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LP
Maurice Road, Smethwick, B67 5LR
Rathbone Road, Smethwick, B67 5JQ
Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LN
Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LH
Galton Road, Smethwick, B67 5JL

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about B67 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LW is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.

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House Prices

We have found 13 property sales in Abbey Road since the beginning of 1995.

Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.


Housing Types Embed This

The area containing Abbey Road, Smethwick consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.

Housing Types
Detached 3
Semi-Detached 9
Terraced 108
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 4
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 125
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 49
Owned with Mortgage 61
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 1
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 11
Rent Free 2
Total 124

Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top

This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 32
Two People 39
Three People 27
Four People 18
Five People 8
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 124

Social Grade Embed This

Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 38
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 34
C2 - Skilled manual workers 14
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 12
Total 98

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in Warley constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.

Gender
Male 143
Female 160
Total 303

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.

Age Groups
0-4 20
5-7 8
8-9 7
10-14 20
15 2
16-17 6
18-19 5
20-24 15
25-29 17
30-44 82
45-59 69
60-64 9
65-74 26
75-84 11
85-89 5
90+ 1
Total 303

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode B67 5LW does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 87
Married 122
Divorced 14
Separated 6
Widowed 13
Same Sex 4
Total 246

Health Embed This Back to Top

Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.

Health
Very Good 161
Good 89
Fair 40
Bad 9
Very Bad 4
Total 303

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.

The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 107
Apprenticeship 4
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 29
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 40
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 18
No GCSEs or Equivalent 37
Other 11
Total 246

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 89% white.

As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.

There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.

Ethnic Group
White 270
Mixed Ethnicity 11
Indian 10
Other Asian 1
Black African 5
Black Caribbean 5
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Total 303

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.

Country of Birth
England 256
Wales 4
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 17
European Union 6
Other 18
Total 303

Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to B67 5LW

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 247
Republic of Ireland 14
Europe (including European Union) 5
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 1
North America or Caribbean 2
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 35

Religion Embed This Back to Top

England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Religion
Christian 167
No Religion 100
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 5
Sikh 11
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 17
Total 303

Economic Activity Embed This

Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 107
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 30
Self Employed 20
Unemployed 9
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 15
Retired 30
Looking After Home or Family 10
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3
Other 5
Total 229

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 13
Construction 11
RetailInc. Wholesale 16
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 2
Accommodation and Food 1
Information and Communication 9
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 6
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 15
Administration 10
Public Administration and Defence 10
Education 35
HealthInc. Social Work 23
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 161

Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LW is within the Smethwick Town policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In November 2020, 100 crimes were reported within half a mile of B67 5LW.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 100 crimes committed near Abbey Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Smethwick Town
Force Website: https://west-midlands.police.uk

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to B67 5LW. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for B67 5LW.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LW. The nearest railway station is Smethwick Rolfe Street, approximately 1.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Smethwick Rolfe Street 1.4 miles
Langley Green 1.6 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge 1.7 miles
The Hawthorns 2.1 miles
Rowley Regis 2.2 miles
University (Birmingham) 2.5 miles
Sandwell & Dudley 2.6 miles
Five Ways 2.8 miles
Jewellery Quarter 2.9 miles
Selly Oak 3.1 miles
Old Hill 3.3 miles
Birmingham Snow Hill 3.4 miles
Birmingham New Street 3.4 miles
Birmingham Moor Street 3.7 miles
Bournville 4.1 miles
Perry Barr 4.2 miles
Hamstead (Birmingham) 4.3 miles
Bordesley 4.3 miles
Dudley Port 4.4 miles
Duddeston 4.6 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LW. The nearest is Abbey Infant School, approximately 90 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Abbey Infant School 90 yards
    
Abbey Junior School 130 yards
    
St Gregory's Catholic Primary School 250 yards
    
Annie Lennard Primary School 650 yards
    
Bearwood Primary School 660 yards
    
Uplands Manor Primary School 0.5 miles
    
Lightwoods Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Shireland Technology Primary School 0.8 miles  
Bleakhouse Primary School 0.8 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LW. The nearest is Lordswood Boys' School, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Lordswood Boys' School 0.7 miles
    
Shireland Collegiate Academy 0.8 miles
    
Bristnall Hall Academy 0.8 miles
    
Lordswood Girls' School and Sixth Form Centre 0.9 miles
    
George Dixon Academy 1 mile
    
Q3 Academy Langley 1.1 miles
    
Oldbury Academy 1.3 miles
    
Holly Lodge High School College of Science 1.5 miles
    
Perryfields High School Specialist Maths and Computing College 1.5 miles
    
St Paul's School for Girls 1.6 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LW. The nearest is Bearwood Medical Centre, approximately 450 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LW. The nearest is Shires Dental Practice, approximately 380 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LW. The nearest is Beverley House, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LW. The nearest is Bainbridge Optometrists, approximately 720 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Bainbridge Optometrists 720 yards
Eyecare Mobile Opticians Ltd 790 yards
The Vision Centre 790 yards
Scrivens Ltd 830 yards
Ocean Optical 0.5 miles
Spectrum Opticians 1 mile
Eyeland Opticians 1 mile
Vineys Opticians 1.1 miles
Scrivens Ltd 1.1 miles
Cape Opticians 1.1 miles

* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.


 

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Broadband in B67 5LW

This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.

Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 13 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 48.2Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 80Mbps
Average Upload Speed 12.4Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%
 

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