Area Information for Sweeps Lane, Orpington, BR5 3PE
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Sweeps Lane, Orpington, BR5 3PE 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 30 property sales in Sweeps Lane 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 Sweeps Lane, Orpington 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.
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Sweeps Lane, Orpington contains a higher than average level of social housing - 44% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||35|
|Rented: From Council||6|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||46|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||5|
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||9|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||20|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||27|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||38|
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 East ward however contains significantly more women than average (57%). 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. 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.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode BR5 3PE 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.
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.
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)||43|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||23|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||36|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||50|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||62|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 74% 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.
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||1|
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 3PE
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||10|
|Middle East or Asia||3|
|North America or Caribbean||1|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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 Cray Valley East ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 17% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.
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)||39|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||25|
|Looking After Home or Family||23|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||12|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||9|
|Accommodation and Food||9|
|Information and Communication||6|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||3|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||2|
|Public Administration and Defence||5|
|HealthInc. Social Work||21|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||6|
Sweeps Lane, Orpington, BR5 3PE is within the Cray Valley East policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Sweeps Lane|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Cray Valley East
Below are the details of the closest services to BR5 3PE. 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 3PE.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Sweeps Lane, Orpington, BR5 3PE. The nearest railway station is St Mary Cray, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|St Mary Cray||0.8 miles|
|Petts Wood||2.2 miles|
|Albany Park||3.1 miles|
|Elmstead Woods||3.9 miles|
|New Eltham||3.9 miles|
|Bromley South||4.6 miles|
|Sundridge Park||4.7 miles|
|Bromley North||4.8 miles|
|Farningham Road||4.9 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Sweeps Lane, Orpington, BR5 3PE. The nearest DLR station is Woolwich Arsenal, approximately 7.2 miles away.
|Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station||7.2 miles|
|Lewisham DLR Station||7.8 miles|
|Sydenham Overground Station||8.1 miles|
|King George V DLR Station||8.1 miles|
|Elverson Road DLR Station||8.1 miles|
|Penge West Overground Station||8.2 miles|
|Anerley Overground Station||8.3 miles|
|Forest Hill Overground Station||8.3 miles|
|Honor Oak Park Overground Station||8.4 miles|
|London City Airport DLR Station||8.4 miles|
|Gallions Reach DLR Station||8.4 miles|
|Greenwich DLR Station||8.4 miles|
|Cyprus DLR Station||8.5 miles|
|Deptford Bridge DLR Station||8.5 miles|
|Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station||8.5 miles|
|Brockley Overground Station||8.6 miles|
|Norwood Junction Overground Station||8.6 miles|
|Pontoon Dock DLR Station||8.6 miles|
|Beckton Park DLR Station||8.6 miles|
|Crystal Palace Overground Station||8.7 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Sweeps Lane, Orpington, BR5 3PE. The nearest is Manor Oak Primary School, approximately 90 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Manor Oak Primary School||90 yards|
|St Paul's Cray Church of England Primary School||720 yards|
|St. Mary Cray Primary Academy||0.5 miles|
|St Philomena's Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Harris Primary Academy Orpington||0.9 miles|
|Leesons Primary School||1 mile|
|Poverest Primary School||1 mile|
|Gray's Farm Primary Academy||1.2 miles|
|Blenheim Primary School||1.3 miles|
|Perry Hall Primary School||1.4 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Sweeps Lane, Orpington, BR5 3PE. The nearest is Harris Academy Orpington, approximately 1.2 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Harris Academy Orpington||1.2 miles||
|Kemnal Technology College||1.5 miles||
|St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School||1.9 miles||
|Orchards Academy||2 miles||
|Chislehurst School for Girls||2.4 miles||
|Coopers School||2.4 miles||
|Cleeve Park School||2.6 miles||
|Newstead Wood School||2.7 miles||
|Bromley High School||2.9 miles|
|Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School||3.1 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Sweeps Lane, Orpington, BR5 3PE. The nearest is Derry Downs Surgery, approximately 0.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Derry Downs Surgery||0.5 miles|
|St Mary Cray Practice||0.6 miles|
|The Crescent Surgery||0.8 miles|
|Poverest Medical Centre||1 mile|
|The Broomwood Health Centre||1 mile|
|Dr Felix Balaratnam||1.2 miles|
|BALLATER SURGERY||1.4 miles|
|Knoll Medical Practice||1.5 miles|
|Tudor Way Surgery||2 miles|
|Highland Medical Practice - Orpington Surgery||2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Sweeps Lane, Orpington, BR5 3PE. The nearest is Cray Dental Care, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Cray Dental Care||0.6 miles|
|BEACONSFIELD DENTAL PRACTICE - CRAYS||0.6 miles|
|Mr R MCCorry & Associates||1.2 miles|
|Mr A Whittome & Associates||1.3 miles|
|Bromley Healthcare Interest Company||1.4 miles|
|Orpington Dental Care||1.7 miles|
|Mr B O'Rourke & Associates||1.8 miles|
|Simply Orthodontics Ltd||1.8 miles|
|The Lindens Dental Centre||1.8 miles|
|White Oak Dental Practice||2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Sweeps Lane, Orpington, BR5 3PE. The nearest is Queen Mary, approximately 2.1 miles away.
|Queen Mary||2.1 miles|
|Queen Mary Hospital||2.1 miles|
|Queen Marys Hospital||2.1 miles|
|Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup||2.1 miles|
|BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital||2.3 miles|
|Chelsfield Park Hospital||2.3 miles|
|Orpington Hospital||2.4 miles|
|Bromley Private Patient Unit||3.3 miles|
|Princess Royal University Hospital||3.3 miles|
|Green Parks House||3.4 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Sweeps Lane, Orpington, BR5 3PE. The nearest is Vision Express (UK) Limited, approximately 860 yards away.
|Vision Express (UK) Limited||860 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||1.4 miles|
|Boots Opticians||1.4 miles|
|Boots-Orpington - High St||1.5 miles|
|William J Wilkinson Limited||1.6 miles|
|Thomas H Collison Limited||1.7 miles|
|Tesco Opticians||1.7 miles|
|Steven Harris Opticians||2.1 miles|
|Robert Murrell||2.2 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians Swanley||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 BR5 3PE
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 37 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||49.9Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||200Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||5.6Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||12Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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