Area Information for Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HG

Welcomes Road in Kenley is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the Kenley ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Croydon South. This page combines information for the address Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HG, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of CR8 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 CR8 5HG.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Croydon
Ward Kenley
Constituency Croydon South
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 Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HG:

Pine Close, Kenley, CR8 5HX
Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HH
Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HB
Kearton Close, Kenley, CR8 5EN
Lovelock Close, Kenley, CR8 5HL
Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HE

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about CR8 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HG 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 3 property sales in Welcomes Road 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 Welcomes Road, Kenley 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 106
Semi-Detached 8
Terraced 15
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 1
Total 130
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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 66
Owned with Mortgage 57
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 5
Rent Free 0
Total 129

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 19
Two People 58
Three People 18
Four People 18
Five People 9
Six People 7
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 129

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 36
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 31
C2 - Skilled manual workers 5
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 6
Total 78

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 Croydon South constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.

Male 176
Female 189
Total 365

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 18
5-7 10
8-9 11
10-14 28
15 6
16-17 8
18-19 7
20-24 11
25-29 13
30-44 47
45-59 81
60-64 24
65-74 46
75-84 34
85-89 16
90+ 5
Total 365

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode CR8 5HG 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 53
Married 186
Divorced 13
Separated 3
Widowed 35
Same Sex 2
Total 292

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.

Very Good 194
Good 108
Fair 49
Bad 10
Very Bad 4
Total 365

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) 107
Apprenticeship 11
2+ A Levels 26
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 52
1-4 GCSEs 26
No GCSEs 50
Other 20
Total 292

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 80% 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 293
Mixed Ethnicity 9
Indian 8
Pakistani 7
Bangladeshi 3
Chinese 3
Other Asian 31
Black African 1
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 8
Total 365

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 298
Wales 0
Scotland 4
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 5
European Union 9
Other 49
Total 365

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 CR8 5HG

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 304
Republic of Ireland 6
Europe (including European Union) 10
African Countries 3
Middle East or Asia 11
North America or Caribbean 3
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 31

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.

Christian 225
No Religion 54
Buddhist 0
Hindu 27
Jewish 1
Muslim 22
Sikh 0
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 34
Total 365

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Kenley ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 18% 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 77
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 35
Self Employed 34
Unemployed 9
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 19
Retired 43
Looking After Home or Family 11
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3
Other 6
Total 237

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 6
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 12
RetailInc. Wholesale 27
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 4
Information and Communication 4
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 10
Real Estate 5
Professional, Scientific and Technical 16
Administration 9
Public Administration and Defence 10
Education 9
HealthInc. Social Work 26
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 4
Total 150

Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HG is within the Kenley policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In May 2019, 4 crimes were reported within half a mile of CR8 5HG.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 4 crimes committed near Welcomes Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Kenley

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Below are the details of the closest services to CR8 5HG. 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 CR8 5HG.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HG. The nearest railway station is Whyteleafe, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Whyteleafe 0.8 miles
Kenley 0.9 miles
Upper Warlingham 1 mile
Whyteleafe South 1.1 miles
Riddlesdown 1.4 miles
Coulsdon Town 1.7 miles
Reedham (Surrey) 1.7 miles
Coulsdon South 1.7 miles
Purley 1.9 miles
Caterham 2.3 miles
Purley Oaks 2.4 miles
Woodmansterne 2.4 miles
Sanderstead 2.5 miles
Woldingham 2.6 miles
Chipstead 3 miles
South Croydon 3.5 miles
Waddon 3.9 miles
Merstham 4 miles
Wallington 4 miles
Carshalton Beeches 4.4 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HG. The nearest Overground station is West Croydon, approximately 4.6 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HG. The nearest is The Hayes Primary School, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Hayes Primary School 0.5 miles
Kenley Primary School 0.6 miles
New Valley Primary School 0.7 miles
Whyteleafe Primary School 0.8 miles
Harris Primary Academy Kenley 1 mile
Keston Primary School 1 mile
Coulsdon CofE Primary School 1.1 miles
Oasis Academy Byron 1.2 miles
Audley Primary School 1.3 miles
St Francis Catholic Primary School 1.3 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HG. The nearest is Riddlesdown Collegiate, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Riddlesdown Collegiate 1 mile
Oasis Academy Coulsdon 1.1 miles
Warlingham School 1.4 miles
de Stafford School 1.5 miles
Woodcote High School 2.2 miles
Thomas More Catholic School 2.4 miles
Croydon High School 2.6 miles  
The John Fisher School 2.7 miles
Harris Academy Purley 2.8 miles
Wallington High School for Girls 3.3 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HG. The nearest is The Moorings Medical Practice, approximately 0.8 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 Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HG. The nearest is Kenley Dental Practice, 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 Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HG. The nearest is Purley War Memorial Hospital, approximately 2.1 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HG. The nearest is Eye Matrix Ltd, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Eye Matrix Ltd 0.9 miles
Coulsdon Opticians 1.8 miles
Baileys Opticians 1.8 miles
A M S Ophthalmic Opticians 1.9 miles
Tesco Opticians 1.9 miles
Specsavers 2 miles
Pursers Optometrists 2 miles
Rawling & Sons Ltd 2 miles
Rawling & Sons (Opticians) Ltd 2.2 miles
Boots-Caterham 2.3 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 CR8 5HG

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 2 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 15.3Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 33.8Mbps
Average Upload Speed 2Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 6.7Mbps
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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