Area Information for Chelsfield Lane, Orpington, BR5 4HD

Chelsfield Lane 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 Chelsfield Lane, Orpington, BR5 4HD, 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 Chelsfield Lane, Orpington, BR5 4HD:

Wichling Close, Orpington, BR5 4QL
Wichling Close, Orpington, BR5 4QH
Wichling Close, Orpington, BR5 4QJ
Eldred Drive, Orpington, BR5 4PH
Westwell Close, Orpington, BR5 4QU
Lamberhurst Close, Orpington, BR5 4QF

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 Chelsfield Lane, Orpington, BR5 4HD 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 Chelsfield 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 Types
Detached 15
Semi-Detached 88
Terraced 1
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 106
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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 52
Owned with Mortgage 43
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 4
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 5
Rent Free 1
Total 105

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 31
Two People 42
Three People 17
Four People 12
Five People 2
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 105

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 12
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 8
Total 61

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 50% male.

Gender
Male 116
Female 114
Total 230

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 6
5-7 9
8-9 2
10-14 8
15 2
16-17 6
18-19 5
20-24 10
25-29 4
30-44 31
45-59 59
60-64 27
65-74 29
75-84 25
85-89 6
90+ 1
Total 230

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BR5 4HD 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 48
Married 118
Divorced 10
Separated 4
Widowed 23
Same Sex 0
Total 203

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 77
Good 92
Fair 46
Bad 14
Very Bad 1
Total 230

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) 30
Apprenticeship 10
2+ A Levels 20
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 36
1-4 GCSEs 32
No GCSEs 70
Other 5
Total 203

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Chelsfield Lane, 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 100% 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 229
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Total 230

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 216
Wales 1
Scotland 4
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 4
Other 5
Total 230

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 4HD

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 191
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 8
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 3
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 28

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 166
No Religion 32
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 31
Total 230

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Cray Valley East 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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 51
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 26
Self Employed 26
Unemployed 9
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 10
Retired 33
Looking After Home or Family 7
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 7
Other 2
Total 171

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 9
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 13
RetailInc. Wholesale 16
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 7
Accommodation and Food 1
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 12
Professional, Scientific and Technical 5
Administration 3
Public Administration and Defence 6
Education 11
HealthInc. Social Work 10
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 104

Chelsfield Lane, Orpington, BR5 4HD 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 Chelsfield Lane
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 4HD. 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 4HD.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Chelsfield Lane, Orpington, BR5 4HD. The nearest railway station is Chelsfield, approximately 1.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Chelsfield 1.5 miles
Orpington 1.5 miles
St Mary Cray 1.6 miles
Knockholt 2 miles
Swanley 2.3 miles
Petts Wood 2.3 miles
Eynsford 3.6 miles
Chislehurst 3.6 miles
Bickley 3.8 miles
Shoreham (Kent) 4.1 miles
Sidcup 4.2 miles
Albany Park 4.2 miles
Elmstead Woods 4.5 miles
Bexley 4.6 miles
Hayes (Kent) 4.9 miles
Bromley South 4.9 miles
New Eltham 4.9 miles
Farningham Road 5.1 miles
Bromley North 5.2 miles
Sundridge Park 5.2 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Chelsfield Lane, Orpington, BR5 4HD. The nearest DLR station is Woolwich Arsenal, approximately 8.3 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Chelsfield Lane, Orpington, BR5 4HD. The nearest is Blenheim Primary School, approximately 580 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Blenheim Primary School 580 yards
    
Harris Primary Academy Orpington 0.5 miles  
St Philomena's Primary School 0.6 miles
    
St. Mary Cray Primary Academy 0.9 miles
    
Manor Oak Primary School 1.1 miles
    
The Highway Primary School 1.2 miles
    
Chelsfield Primary School 1.2 miles
    
Perry Hall Primary School 1.4 miles
    
Poverest Primary School 1.5 miles
    
St Paul's Cray Church of England Primary School 1.5 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Chelsfield Lane, Orpington, BR5 4HD. The nearest is Harris Academy Orpington, approximately 680 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Harris Academy Orpington 680 yards  
St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School 1.1 miles
    
Newstead Wood School 2.2 miles
    
Orchards Academy 2.5 miles
    
Kemnal Technology College 2.6 miles
    
Darrick Wood School 2.7 miles
    
Coopers School 3.1 miles
    
Bromley High School 3.2 miles  
Chislehurst School for Girls 3.4 miles
    
Bishop Justus CofE School 3.5 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Chelsfield Lane, Orpington, BR5 4HD. The nearest is Dr Felix Balaratnam, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Dr Felix Balaratnam 0.6 miles
Derry Downs Surgery 0.8 miles
St Mary Cray Practice 1 mile
Knoll Medical Practice 1.3 miles
The Crescent Surgery 1.3 miles
Charterhouse Surgery 1.3 miles
BALLATER SURGERY 1.4 miles
Poverest Medical Centre 1.4 miles
Cross Hall Surgery 1.5 miles
Chelsfield Surgery 1.6 miles

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Chelsfield Lane, Orpington, BR5 4HD. The nearest is BEACONSFIELD DENTAL PRACTICE - CRAYS, approximately 0.9 miles 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 Chelsfield Lane, Orpington, BR5 4HD. The nearest is BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Chelsfield Lane, Orpington, BR5 4HD. The nearest is Specsavers Opticians, 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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