Area Information for Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8LB

Prenton Lane in Birkenhead is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Prenton ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Birkenhead. This page combines information for the address Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8LB, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of CH42 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.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for CH42 8LB.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Wirral
Ward Prenton
Constituency Birkenhead
Region North West
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 Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8LB:

Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8QD
Vicarage Close, Birkenhead, CH42 8QX
Reservoir Road North, Birkenhead, CH42 8LX
Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8LA
St Stephens Road, Birkenhead, CH42 8PP
Reservoir Road North, Birkenhead, CH42 8LT

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about CH42 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8LB 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

We have found 32 property sales in Prenton 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 Prenton Lane, Birkenhead consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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 113
Semi-Detached 12
Terraced 2
Flat (Purpose-Built) 43
Flat (Converted) 1
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 172
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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 74
Owned with Mortgage 54
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 2
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 3
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 25
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 3
Total 162

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 37
Two People 68
Three People 23
Four People 19
Five People 8
Six People 5
Seven People 1
8+ People 1
Total 162

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 44
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 41
C2 - Skilled manual workers 8
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 16
Total 109

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 Birkenhead constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 45% male.

Gender
Male 193
Female 235
Total 428

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 14
5-7 8
8-9 11
10-14 27
15 6
16-17 15
18-19 7
20-24 27
25-29 16
30-44 56
45-59 108
60-64 25
65-74 46
75-84 37
85-89 11
90+ 14
Total 428

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode CH42 8LB 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 106
Married 184
Divorced 24
Separated 6
Widowed 38
Same Sex 4
Total 362

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 228
Good 115
Fair 59
Bad 20
Very Bad 6
Total 428

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) 148
Apprenticeship 12
2+ A Levels 34
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 61
1-4 GCSEs 43
No GCSEs 57
Other 7
Total 362

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Prenton Lane, Birkenhead) 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 96% 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 410
Mixed Ethnicity 1
Indian 6
Chinese 2
Other 9
Total 428

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 381
Wales 6
Scotland 10
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 9
Other 19
Total 428

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 CH42 8LB

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 382
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 2
African Countries 13
Middle East or Asia 2
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 36

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 318
No Religion 62
Buddhist 0
Hindu 7
Jewish 0
Muslim 8
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 32
Total 428

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Prenton ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 18% 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 96
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 40
Self Employed 53
Unemployed 11
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 26
Retired 54
Looking After Home or Family 9
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 8
Other 3
Total 300

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 7
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 8
RetailInc. Wholesale 44
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 6
Information and Communication 10
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 11
Real Estate 9
Professional, Scientific and Technical 20
Administration 2
Public Administration and Defence 16
Education 8
HealthInc. Social Work 40
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 10
Total 198

Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8LB is within the Wirral Community Police Team - Hub Two policing neighbourhood, under the Merseyside Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In May 2019, 30 crimes were reported within half a mile of CH42 8LB.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 30 crimes committed near Prenton Lane
Neighbourhood Team Address Wirral Community Police Team - Hub Two
Mortimer Street
Birkenhead
Wirral
CH41 5EU
Force Website: http://www.merseyside.police.uk

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 CH42 8LB. 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 CH42 8LB.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8LB. The nearest railway station is Rock Ferry, approximately 1.3 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Rock Ferry 1.3 miles
Green Lane 1.4 miles
Birkenhead Central 1.6 miles
Bebington 1.8 miles
Conway Park 1.8 miles
Birkenhead Park 1.9 miles
Upton 2.1 miles
Birkenhead Hamilton Square 2.1 miles
Port Sunlight 2.3 miles
Birkenhead North 2.5 miles
Spital 2.8 miles
Brunswick 2.9 miles
Heswall 3 miles
Bidston 3.1 miles
Liverpool James Street 3.2 miles
Moorfields 3.5 miles
Bromborough Rake 3.5 miles
Liverpool Central 3.6 miles
Liverpool Central Loop Line 3.6 miles
Leasowe 3.6 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8LB. The nearest is Prenton Primary School, approximately 790 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Prenton Primary School 790 yards
    
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Birkenhead 860 yards
    
Devonshire Park Primary School half a mile
    
Oxton St Saviour's CofE Aided Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Bedford Drive Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Woodchurch Road Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Mersey Park Primary School 1 mile
    
Townfield Primary School 1 mile
    
Well Lane Primary School 1 mile
    
Birkenhead Christ Church CofE Primary School 1.1 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8LB. The nearest is Prenton High School for Girls, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Prenton High School for Girls 0.7 miles
    
Woodchurch High School 1.4 miles
    
St Anselm's College 1.5 miles
    
Birkenhead Park School 1.5 miles
    
Ridgeway High School 1.5 miles
    
Co-op Academy Bebington 1.6 miles  
St John Plessington Catholic College 1.6 miles
    
Wirral Grammar School for Girls 1.9 miles
    
Wirral Grammar School for Boys 1.9 miles
    
Upton Hall School FCJ 2.6 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8LB. The nearest is Villa Medical Centre - Nmp Cookson, approximately 0.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8LB. The nearest is Westbourne Dental Practice, approximately 320 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 Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8LB. The nearest is St Catherine's Hospital, approximately 1 mile away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Prenton Lane, Birkenhead, CH42 8LB. The nearest is R T Booth & Co Ltd, approximately 590 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 CH42 8LB

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 29 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 41.5Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 100Mbps
Average Upload Speed 8Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) 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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