Area Information for The Drive, Lancing, BN15 8PT
For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for BN15 8PT.
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|Chester Avenue, Lancing, BN15 8PQ|
|Cedar Close, Lancing, BN15 8PY|
|The Crescent, Lancing, BN15 8PH|
|Birch Close, Lancing, BN15 8PX|
|The Drive, Lancing, BN15 8PS|
|South Street, Lancing, BN15 8FA|
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about The Drive, Lancing, BN15 8PT 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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We have found 20 property sales in The Drive 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 The Drive, Lancing consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||2|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.
|Owned with Mortgage||35|
|Rented: From Council||0|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||0|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||4|
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.
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.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||14|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||16|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||9|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||15|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. This part of the Churchill ward however contains significantly more women than average (58%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are large establishments such as boarding schools and convents, and areas with older populations.
Females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas. In general, as people age they move away from city centre addresses to suburbs, smaller towns and rural locations, so these areas often show a greater number of females, with inner city areas showing the opposite trend.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. The area around BN15 8PT has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 65+ (at 48% of the resident population). This is most commonly seen in rural and small town areas, and areas of natural beauty that appeal to older demographic.
This type of distribution is also seen in areas that contain large retirement complexes and care homes.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of BN15 8PT the number widowed residents is high - 18% of the area's population. This may be indicative of an older population, and these areas often contain more women than men as a result.
Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.
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.
However, this area of the Churchill ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (63%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
The Drive and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 45% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall in to this category.
The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||42|
|2+ A Levels||16|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||22|
Ethnic Group Embed This
The Drive, Lancing can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being exclusively so.
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.
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|
|Republic of Ireland||4|
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 BN15 8PT
|Republic of Ireland||3|
|Europe (including European Union)||4|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||1|
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.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the Churchill ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 15% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.
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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||21|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||2|
|Looking After Home or Family||2|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||0|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||5|
|Accommodation and Food||4|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||3|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||6|
|Public Administration and Defence||2|
|HealthInc. Social Work||12|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||3|
The Drive, Lancing, BN15 8PT is within the Churchill policing neighbourhood, under the Sussex Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In May 2019, 39 crimes were reported within half a mile of BN15 8PT.
|Crime:||Click here to view 39 crimes committed near The Drive|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to BN15 8PT. 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 BN15 8PT.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to The Drive, Lancing, BN15 8PT. The nearest railway station is Lancing, approximately 670 yards away.
|East Worthing||1.2 miles|
|Shoreham-by-Sea (Sussex)||2.5 miles|
|West Worthing||2.9 miles|
|Preston Park||7.7 miles|
|London Road (Brighton)||8.4 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to The Drive, Lancing, BN15 8PT. The nearest is Seaside Primary School, approximately 0.7 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Seaside Primary School||0.7 miles|
|The Globe Primary Academy||0.8 miles|
|Sompting Village Primary School||1.1 miles|
|North Lancing Primary School||1.2 miles|
|Lyndhurst Infant School||1.3 miles|
|Chesswood Junior School||1.6 miles|
|Springfield Infant School||1.6 miles|
|Downsbrook Primary School||1.7 miles|
|Bramber Primary School||1.7 miles|
|Whytemead Primary School||1.7 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to The Drive, Lancing, BN15 8PT. The nearest is The Sir Robert Woodard Academy, approximately 1 mile away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|The Sir Robert Woodard Academy||1 mile||
|Davison Church of England High School for Girls, Worthing||1.3 miles||
|St Andrew's CofE High School for Boys||1.8 miles||
|Bohunt School Worthing||2.1 miles||
|Worthing High School||2.4 miles||
|Durrington High School||3.5 miles||
|Shoreham Academy||3.7 miles||
|Chatsmore Catholic High School||4.7 miles||
|King's School||4.7 miles||
|Portslade Aldridge Community Academy||4.8 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to The Drive, Lancing, BN15 8PT. The nearest is New Pond Row Surgery, approximately 490 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|New Pond Row Surgery||490 yards|
|The Orchard Surgery||760 yards|
|Ball Tree Surgery - Kingfisher Branch||half a mile|
|Ball Tree Surgery||0.9 miles|
|Selden Medical Centre||1.5 miles|
|Lancing College Sanatorium||1.9 miles|
|Health Central Surgery||2.1 miles|
|Broadwater Medical Centre||2.1 miles|
|Victoria Road Surgery||2.2 miles|
|Worthing Medical Group||2.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to The Drive, Lancing, BN15 8PT. The nearest is Lancing Dental Practice, approximately 390 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Lancing Dental Practice||390 yards|
|ALAVI A MISS||520 yards|
|Sussex Community NHS Trust||760 yards|
|Seifouri, Mehrdad||0.7 miles|
|Hallworth, Christine Anne||1 mile|
|myorthodontist, Cedar House, Worthing||2 miles|
|Dirakvand, Farshad||2 miles|
|Silva, Bruno Miguel Pedra||2 miles|
|Annals, Marc Jonathan||2 miles|
|Sussex Community NHS Trust||2.1 miles|
Listed here are the 8 closest hospitals to The Drive, Lancing, BN15 8PT. The nearest is Worthing Hospital, approximately 1.6 miles away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to The Drive, Lancing, BN15 8PT. The nearest is Lancing Eye Care, approximately 670 yards away.
|Lancing Eye Care||670 yards|
|Ingram & Schofield||0.5 miles|
|Direct Optical||1.3 miles|
|Thomas H Collison Ltd||2.1 miles|
|Vision Express||2.1 miles|
|Boots-Worthing - Montague Centre||2.1 miles|
|Thomas H Collison Ltd||2.2 miles|
|Boots-Worthing - Montague St||2.2 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||2.2 miles|
|Jennifer Armstrong Optician||2.2 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 BN15 8PT
This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. 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 23 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||66.1Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||200Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||6.6Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||19Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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