Area Information for Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QG

Petersham Drive in Orpington is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the Cray Valley West ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Bromley and Chislehurst. This page combines information for the address Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QG, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BR5 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 BR5 2QG.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Bromley
Ward Cray Valley West
Constituency Bromley and Chislehurst
Region London
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 Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QG:

Leesons Way, Orpington, BR5 2QB
Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QF
Petersham Gardens, Orpington, BR5 2QA
Barcombe Close, Orpington, BR5 2QD
Chorley Wood Crescent, Orpington, BR5 2SG
Chorley Wood Crescent, Orpington, BR5 2SQ

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about BR5 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QG 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 39 property sales in Petersham 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 Petersham Drive, Orpington 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 5
Semi-Detached 30
Terraced 87
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 124
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Petersham Drive, Orpington contains a higher than average level of social housing - 29% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 27
Owned with Mortgage 43
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 8
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 26
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 11
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 2
Total 118

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 48
Two People 26
Three People 17
Four People 17
Five People 5
Six People 5
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 118

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 18
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 23
C2 - Skilled manual workers 18
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 30
Total 89

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 Cray Valley West 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.

Gender
Male 116
Female 158
Total 274

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 25
5-7 20
8-9 9
10-14 18
15 2
16-17 8
18-19 2
20-24 14
25-29 20
30-44 77
45-59 33
60-64 11
65-74 15
75-84 12
85-89 7
90+ 1
Total 274

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BR5 2QG 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 73
Married 79
Divorced 19
Separated 8
Widowed 21
Same Sex 0
Total 200

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 133
Good 83
Fair 34
Bad 11
Very Bad 13
Total 274

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) 45
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 20
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 28
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 40
No GCSEs or Equivalent 55
Other 5
Total 200

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Petersham Drive, Orpington) 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 96% 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.

Ethnic Group
White 263
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Pakistani 1
Black African 7
Black Caribbean 1
Total 274

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 251
Wales 0
Scotland 5
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 7
Other 10
Total 274

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 BR5 2QG

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 199
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 9
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 66

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 191
No Religion 72
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 1
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 10
Total 274

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 74
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 26
Self Employed 12
Unemployed 8
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 8
Retired 17
Looking After Home or Family 15
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 17
Other 3
Total 180

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 6
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 19
RetailInc. Wholesale 16
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 7
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 9
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 10
Administration 3
Public Administration and Defence 7
Education 9
HealthInc. Social Work 12
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 113

Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QG is within the Cray Valley West policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Petersham Drive
Neighbourhood Team Address Cray Valley West
Website: http://www.met.police.uk/a/your-area/met/bromley/cray-valley-west/

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 BR5 2QG. 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 BR5 2QG.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QG. The nearest railway station is St Mary Cray, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
St Mary Cray 0.7 miles
Petts Wood 1.3 miles
Chislehurst 1.7 miles
Orpington 2 miles
Bickley 2.2 miles
Sidcup 2.2 miles
Elmstead Woods 2.4 miles
Albany Park 2.6 miles
New Eltham 2.7 miles
Chelsfield 3.2 miles
Swanley 3.2 miles
Mottingham 3.3 miles
Sundridge Park 3.3 miles
Bromley South 3.4 miles
Bromley North 3.4 miles
Bexley 3.5 miles
Grove Park 3.8 miles
Falconwood 4 miles
Shortlands 4.1 miles
Hayes (Kent) 4.1 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QG. The nearest DLR station is Woolwich Arsenal, approximately 6.2 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QG. The nearest is St Peter and St Paul Catholic Primary School, approximately 740 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Peter and St Paul Catholic Primary School 740 yards
    
Leesons Primary School 830 yards
    
Midfield Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Gray's Farm Primary Academy 0.8 miles
    
Poverest Primary School 0.8 miles
    
St Paul's Cray Church of England Primary School 1.1 miles
    
St Nicholas Church of England Primary 1.2 miles
    
Perry Hall Primary School 1.3 miles
    
St. Mary Cray Primary Academy 1.3 miles
    
Orchard Primary School 1.4 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QG. The nearest is Kemnal Technology College, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Kemnal Technology College 0.9 miles
    
Coopers School 1 mile
    
Chislehurst School for Girls 1.2 miles
    
Bromley High School 1.7 miles  
Harris Academy Orpington 2.1 miles
    
Cleeve Park School 2.1 miles
    
Bullers Wood School 2.1 miles
    
Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School 2.4 miles
    
Bullers Wood School for Boys 2.4 miles  
St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School 2.5 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QG. The nearest is The Broomwood Health Centre, approximately 0.6 miles 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 Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QG. The nearest is Bromley Healthcare Interest Company, approximately 440 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 Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QG. The nearest is Queen Mary, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Petersham Drive, Orpington, BR5 2QG. The nearest is Vision Express (UK) Limited, approximately 1 mile away.

* 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 BR5 2QG

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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 28 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 53.3Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 4.4Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 12Mbps
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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