Area Information for Leewood Place, Swanley, BR8 7BZ
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Leewood Place, Swanley, BR8 7BZ 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 2 property sales in Leewood Place 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 Leewood Place, Swanley 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 Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Leewood Place, Swanley contains a higher than average level of social housing - 58% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||27|
|Rented: From Council||5|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||48|
|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||10|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||19|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||24|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||34|
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 Sevenoaks constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 45% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around BR8 7BZ has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 30% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode BR8 7BZ 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)||28|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||13|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||28|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||44|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||48|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 90% 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||0|
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 BR8 7BZ
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||3|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||1|
|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 Swanley St Mary's ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 19% 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)||32|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||18|
|Looking After Home or Family||11|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||11|
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||5|
|Accommodation and Food||7|
|Information and Communication||6|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||4|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||7|
|Public Administration and Defence||8|
|HealthInc. Social Work||11|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||3|
Leewood Place, Swanley, BR8 7BZ is within the Sevenoaks - Swanley St. Mary's policing neighbourhood, under the Kent Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In October 2021, 73 crimes were reported within half a mile of BR8 7BZ.
|Crime:||Click here to view 73 crimes committed near Leewood Place|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Sevenoaks - Swanley St. Mary's
Below are the details of the closest services to BR8 7BZ. 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 BR8 7BZ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Leewood Place, Swanley, BR8 7BZ. The nearest railway station is Swanley, approximately 300 yards away.
|St Mary Cray||2.5 miles|
|Farningham Road||3.1 miles|
|Albany Park||3.4 miles|
|Petts Wood||3.9 miles|
|Shoreham (Kent)||4.3 miles|
|New Eltham||5.1 miles|
|Slade Green||5.3 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Leewood Place, Swanley, BR8 7BZ. The nearest DLR station is Woolwich Arsenal, approximately 7.9 miles away.
|Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station||7.9 miles|
|King George V DLR Station||8.7 miles|
|Gallions Reach DLR Station||9 miles|
|Cyprus DLR Station||9.1 miles|
|London City Airport DLR Station||9.1 miles|
|Lewisham DLR Station||9.1 miles|
|Beckton Park DLR Station||9.3 miles|
|Elverson Road DLR Station||9.4 miles|
|Pontoon Dock DLR Station||9.5 miles|
|Royal Albert DLR Station||9.5 miles|
|Beckton DLR Station||9.5 miles|
|Greenwich DLR Station||9.7 miles|
|Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station||9.8 miles|
|Sydenham Overground Station||9.8 miles|
|West Silvertown DLR Station||9.8 miles|
|Prince Regent DLR Station||9.8 miles|
|Deptford Bridge DLR Station||9.8 miles|
|Penge West Overground Station||9.9 miles|
|Honor Oak Park Overground Station||9.9 miles|
|Forest Hill Overground Station||9.9 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Leewood Place, Swanley, BR8 7BZ. The nearest is St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, approximately 210 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School||210 yards||
|High Firs Primary School||770 yards||
|St Bartholomew's Catholic Primary School, Swanley||0.5 miles||
|Crockenhill Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Horizon Primary Academy||0.6 miles||
|Downsview Community Primary School||0.9 miles||
|St Pauls' Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School||1.6 miles||
|Hextable Primary School||1.6 miles||
|Manor Oak Primary School||1.8 miles||
|St Paul's Cray Church of England Primary School||1.9 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Leewood Place, Swanley, BR8 7BZ. The nearest is Orchards Academy, approximately 500 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Orchards Academy||500 yards||
|Harris Academy Orpington||2.5 miles||
|Wilmington Academy||2.7 miles||
|Kemnal Technology College||2.7 miles||
|Wilmington Grammar School for Boys||2.7 miles||
|Wilmington Grammar School for Girls||2.9 miles||
|Cleeve Park School||3.1 miles||
|St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School||3.2 miles||
|Chislehurst School for Girls||3.7 miles||
|Dartford Science & Technology College||3.7 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Leewood Place, Swanley, BR8 7BZ. The nearest is The Oaks Partnership, approximately 710 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|The Oaks Partnership||710 yards|
|The Cedars Surgery||710 yards|
|Derry Downs Surgery||2.2 miles|
|St Mary Cray Practice||2.3 miles|
|The Broomwood Health Centre||2.5 miles|
|The Crescent Surgery||2.6 miles|
|Dr Felix Balaratnam||2.6 miles|
|Poverest Medical Centre||2.8 miles|
|Summerhouse Surgery||3 miles|
|Braeside Surgery||3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Leewood Place, Swanley, BR8 7BZ. The nearest is IDH Dental Practice Swanley, approximately 870 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|IDH Dental Practice Swanley||870 yards|
|White Oak Dental Practice||half a mile|
|Wyndcott Dental Centre||0.6 miles|
|Dental Beauty||0.6 miles|
|Cray Dental Care||2.3 miles|
|BEACONSFIELD DENTAL PRACTICE - CRAYS||2.3 miles|
|Mr R MCCorry & Associates||2.7 miles|
|MFA Dental Practice||2.9 miles|
|Bromley Healthcare Interest Company||2.9 miles|
|Bexley Dental Practice||3.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Leewood Place, Swanley, BR8 7BZ. The nearest is BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital, approximately 2.8 miles away.
|BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital||2.8 miles|
|Chelsfield Park Hospital||2.8 miles|
|Queen Mary||3.3 miles|
|Queen Mary Hospital||3.3 miles|
|Queen Mary's Hospital||3.3 miles|
|Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup||3.3 miles|
|Orpington Hospital||3.7 miles|
|Livingstone Community Hospital - Virgin Care Adult Community Services||4.3 miles|
|Livingstone Hospital||4.3 miles|
|Physio Livingstone Community Hospital||4.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Leewood Place, Swanley, BR8 7BZ. The nearest is Specsavers Opticians Swanley, approximately 770 yards away.
|Specsavers Opticians Swanley||770 yards|
|Robert Murrell incorporating Armstrong and North||790 yards|
|Asda Opticians (Swanley)||850 yards|
|Vision Express (UK) Limited||2.3 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||3 miles|
|Boots Opticians||3 miles|
|Boots-Orpington - High St||3.1 miles|
|William J Wilkinson Limited||3.1 miles|
|Tesco Opticians||3.2 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||3.5 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 BR8 7BZ
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 17 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||112.5Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||345Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||16.6Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||34Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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