Area Information for Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ

Oaktree Park in Locking is in the South West region of England. The postcode is within the Hutton & Locking ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Weston-Super-Mare. This page combines information for the address Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BS24 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 North Somerset
Ward Hutton & Locking
Constituency Weston-Super-Mare
Region South West
Country England


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ 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 Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare consists predominantly of caravans or other mobile and temporary dwellings. This is relatively uncommon, and may indicate a caravan park in the area. 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 14
Semi-Detached 4
Terraced 0
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 0
Caravan/Park/Temporary 100
Total 118
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 104
Owned with Mortgage 1
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 4
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 0
Total 112

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 38
Two People 72
Three People 1
Four People 0
Five People 1
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 112

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 2
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 6
C2 - Skilled manual workers 3
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 18
Total 29

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 Weston-Super-Mare constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 51% male.

Gender
Male 96
Female 94
Total 190

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. The area around BS24 8RJ has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 65+ (at 68% of the resident population). This is most commonly seen in rural and small town areas, and areas of natural beauty that appeal to older demographic.

This type of distribution is also seen in areas that contain large retirement complexes and care homes.

Age Groups
0-4 2
5-7 0
8-9 0
10-14 0
15 0
16-17 0
18-19 1
20-24 1
25-29 0
30-44 3
45-59 14
60-64 40
65-74 80
75-84 41
85-89 7
90+ 1
Total 190

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of BS24 8RJ there is a very large concentration of residents that are married - 67% of the resident population. On average, around 47% of census respondents were single. Areas with large married populations are often in suburban settings. They may have a larger number of children if they are couples start families, but this is also often an indicator of an area popular with retirees, particularly where the amount of widowed people is also high. Residents of these areas tend to be more affluent and settled than areas with high concentrations of single people.

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 11
Married 128
Divorced 12
Separated 4
Widowed 31
Same Sex 2
Total 188

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.

However, this area of the Hutton & Locking ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (53%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Health
Very Good 31
Good 69
Fair 62
Bad 23
Very Bad 5
Total 190

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Oaktree Park and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 60% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall into this category.

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) 15
Apprenticeship 8
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 9
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 19
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 18
No GCSEs or Equivalent 113
Other 6
Total 188

Ethnic Group Embed This

Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare 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 exclusively 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 190
Total 190

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 176
Wales 7
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 2
Other 2
Total 190

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 BS24 8RJ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 150
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 1
African Countries 0
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 39

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 145
No Religion 21
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 24
Total 190

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Hutton & Locking ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 69% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.

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 14
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 13
Self Employed 4
Unemployed 0
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 3
Retired 96
Looking After Home or Family 2
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1
Other 6
Total 139

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 3
Construction 3
RetailInc. Wholesale 4
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 1
Information and Communication 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Administration 3
Public Administration and Defence 3
HealthInc. Social Work 3
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 1
Total 31

Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ is within the Weston Villages policing neighbourhood, under the Avon and Somerset Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In July 2019, 1 crime was reported within half a mile of BS24 8RJ.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 1 crime committed near Oaktree Park
Neighbourhood Team Address Weston Villages
Website: https://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/your-area/weston-villages/

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 Locking. 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 BS24 8RJ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 6 closest railway stations to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest railway station is Weston Milton, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Weston Milton 1.1 miles
Worle 1.8 miles
Weston-super-Mare 2 miles
Yatton 5.8 miles
Highbridge & Burnham-on-Sea 8.3 miles
Nailsea & Backwell 9.6 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest is Locking Primary School, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Locking Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Hutton Church of England Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Parklands Educate Together Primary 0.9 miles  
Haywood Village Academy 0.9 miles
    
Mead Vale Community Primary School 1.3 miles
    
Herons' Moor Academy 1.3 miles
    
Oldmixon Primary School 1.5 miles
    
Bournville Primary School 1.5 miles
    
Mendip Green Primary School 1.6 miles
    
Ashcombe Primary School 1.6 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 9 closest secondary schools to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest is North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College 0.5 miles
    
Worle Community School 1.3 miles
    
Hans Price Academy 1.6 miles
    
Broadoak Academy 2.1 miles  
Priory Community School 2.2 miles
    
Churchill Academy & Sixth Form 5.1 miles
    
The Kings of Wessex Academy 7.7 miles
    
Nailsea School 9.9 miles
    
Backwell School 9.9 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest is Locking Village Surgery, approximately 0.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Locking Village Surgery 0.5 miles
Stafford Medical Group 1.3 miles
Longton Grove Surgery 1.5 miles
New Court Surgery 1.5 miles
The Milton Surgery 1.5 miles
The Cedars Surgery 1.6 miles
The Locality Health Centre 1.6 miles
Worle Medical Practice 1.7 miles
Tudor Lodge Surgery 2.1 miles
Clarence Park Surgery 2.1 miles

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest is D A & C Houston & Associates, approximately 1.6 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 3 closest hospitals to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest is Weston General Hospital, approximately 2.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Weston General Hospital 2.1 miles
Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke 2.7 miles
Burnham On Sea War Memorial Hospital 7.2 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest is Carpenters Optometrists, approximately 1.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Carpenters Optometrists 1.7 miles
Stephen Bryson Opticians 1.7 miles
Bowen Opticians 1.7 miles
Armstrong & North 2.3 miles
Darlingtons 2.3 miles
NK Opticians 2.3 miles
Boots-Weston-Super-Mare 2.4 miles
Greenslade Opticians 2.4 miles
Optika 2.4 miles
Specsavers Opticians 2.4 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 BS24 8RJ

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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 22 reported internet connections. This postcode does feature some residents who are using lines that support speeds of less than 2Mbps.

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Average Download Speed 15.3Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 52.6Mbps
Average Upload Speed 2.6Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 8.3Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 78%
Virgin Media 75.1%
EE/Orange Broadband 74.5%
Vodafone 74.1%
Sky Digital 73.6%
BT Broadband 70.5%
TalkTalk 66.7%
 

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