Area Information for Wickets Close, Orpington, BR5 4GX

Wickets Close in Orpington is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the Cray Valley East ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Orpington. This page combines information for the address Wickets Close, Orpington, BR5 4GX, 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.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Bromley
Ward Cray Valley East
Constituency Orpington
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 Wickets Close, Orpington, BR5 4GX:

Iris Close, Orpington, BR5 4FE
Blacksmiths Lane, Orpington, BR5 4EN
Haddon Road, Orpington, BR5 4BU
Cherry Orchard Close, Orpington, BR5 4BN
Elizabeth Way, Orpington, BR5 4BJ
Blacksmiths Lane, Orpington, BR5 4EW

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 Wickets Close, Orpington, BR5 4GX 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

There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 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 Wickets Close, Orpington consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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 23
Terraced 19
Flat (Purpose-Built) 113
Flat (Converted) 2
Caravan/Park/Temporary 1
Total 163
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Wickets Close, Orpington contains a higher than average level of social housing - 78% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 11
Owned with Mortgage 20
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 28
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 96
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3
Rent Free 1
Total 159

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 74
Two People 44
Three People 19
Four People 12
Five People 6
Six People 2
Seven People 0
8+ People 2
Total 159

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 10
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 31
C2 - Skilled manual workers 21
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 56
Total 118

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 Orpington constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.

Gender
Male 152
Female 174
Total 326

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 32
5-7 12
8-9 12
10-14 18
15 6
16-17 14
18-19 12
20-24 25
25-29 25
30-44 57
45-59 54
60-64 9
65-74 17
75-84 23
85-89 9
90+ 1
Total 326

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BR5 4GX 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 112
Married 63
Divorced 38
Separated 11
Widowed 22
Same Sex 0
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 135
Good 114
Fair 51
Bad 16
Very Bad 10
Total 326

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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 36
Apprenticeship 7
2+ A Levels 26
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 41
1-4 GCSEs 31
No GCSEs 89
Other 16
Total 246

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 77% 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 251
Mixed Ethnicity 4
Indian 3
Bangladeshi 6
Other Asian 4
Black African 45
Black Caribbean 9
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 2
Total 326

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 263
Wales 1
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 6
Other 49
Total 326

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 4GX

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 203
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 9
African Countries 18
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 2
None 97

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 161
No Religion 128
Buddhist 0
Hindu 3
Jewish 0
Muslim 12
Sikh 0
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 20
Total 326

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 53
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 32
Self Employed 13
Unemployed 21
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 28
Retired 21
Looking After Home or Family 23
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 14
Other 8
Total 213

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 1
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 3
Construction 17
RetailInc. Wholesale 22
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 1
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 2
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Administration 7
Public Administration and Defence 2
Education 3
HealthInc. Social Work 21
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 11
Total 105

Wickets Close, Orpington, BR5 4GX 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.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Wickets Close
Neighbourhood Team Address Cray Valley East
Website: http://www.met.police.uk/a/your-area/met/bromley/cray-valley-east/

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 4GX. 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 4GX.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Wickets Close, Orpington, BR5 4GX. The nearest railway station is St Mary Cray, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
St Mary Cray 0.5 miles
Orpington 1.7 miles
Petts Wood 1.9 miles
Swanley 2.2 miles
Chelsfield 2.4 miles
Chislehurst 2.8 miles
Sidcup 3 miles
Albany Park 3.1 miles
Knockholt 3.2 miles
Bickley 3.2 miles
Elmstead Woods 3.6 miles
Bexley 3.7 miles
New Eltham 3.8 miles
Eynsford 4.2 miles
Bromley South 4.4 miles
Sundridge Park 4.4 miles
Mottingham 4.5 miles
Bromley North 4.5 miles
Hayes (Kent) 4.7 miles
Crayford 4.8 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Wickets Close, Orpington, BR5 4GX. The nearest DLR station is Lewisham, approximately 7.7 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Wickets Close, Orpington, BR5 4GX. The nearest is St. Mary Cray Primary Academy, approximately 540 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St. Mary Cray Primary Academy 540 yards
    
Manor Oak Primary School 550 yards
    
St Paul's Cray Church of England Primary School 800 yards
    
St Philomena's Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Poverest Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Leesons Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Harris Primary Academy Orpington 0.8 miles  
Perry Hall Primary School 1.1 miles
    
Gray's Farm Primary Academy 1.1 miles
    
Blenheim Primary School 1.3 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Wickets Close, Orpington, BR5 4GX. The nearest is Harris Academy Orpington, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Harris Academy Orpington 1.1 miles  
Kemnal Technology College 1.5 miles
    
St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School 1.8 miles
    
Coopers School 2.2 miles
    
Chislehurst School for Girls 2.3 miles
    
Orchards Academy 2.3 miles
    
Newstead Wood School 2.5 miles
    
Cleeve Park School 2.6 miles
    
Darrick Wood 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 Wickets Close, Orpington, BR5 4GX. The nearest is Cross Hall Surgery, approximately 560 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Cross Hall Surgery 560 yards
St Mary Cray Practice 570 yards
Derry Downs Surgery 710 yards
The Crescent Surgery 850 yards
Poverest Medical Centre 0.7 miles
The Broomwood Road Surgery 0.9 miles
Dr Felix Balaratnam 1 mile
BALLATER SURGERY 1.1 miles
Tudor Way Surgery 1.7 miles
Knoll Medical Practice 1.7 miles

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Wickets Close, Orpington, BR5 4GX. The nearest is Cray Dental Care, approximately 570 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 Wickets Close, Orpington, BR5 4GX. The nearest is Queen Mary, approximately 2.1 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Wickets Close, Orpington, BR5 4GX. The nearest is Vision Express (UK) Limited, approximately 410 yards 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 4GX

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 7 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 22.8Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 40Mbps
Average Upload Speed 4.9Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 10Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 74%
Virgin Media 72%
Sky Digital 70%
EE/Orange Broadband 69%
BT Broadband 66%
TalkTalk 63%
 

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