Area Information for Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT

Linksway Close in Folkestone is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Broadmead ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Folkestone and Hythe. This page combines information for the address Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of CT19 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 Folkestone and Hythe
Ward Broadmead
Constituency Folkestone and Hythe
Region South East
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 Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT:

Linksway, Folkestone, CT19 5LS
Linksway, Folkestone, CT19 5JZ
Ainsdale Close, Folkestone, CT19 5LU
Park Farm Road, Folkestone, CT19 5UL
Thompson Close, Folkestone, CT19 5UA
Pike Close, Folkestone, CT19 5UT

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about CT19 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT 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 Linksway Close, Folkestone 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 20
Semi-Detached 68
Terraced 22
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2
Flat (Converted) 1
Total 113
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Linksway Close, Folkestone contains a higher than average level of social housing - 57% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 23
Owned with Mortgage 17
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 62
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 7
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 0
Total 111

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 20
Two People 30
Three People 30
Four People 16
Five People 11
Six People 3
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 111

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 10
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 17
C2 - Skilled manual workers 26
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 38
Total 91

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 Folkestone and Hythe constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.

Male 148
Female 166
Total 314

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around CT19 5JT has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 28% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 25
5-7 15
8-9 6
10-14 32
15 9
16-17 19
18-19 12
20-24 19
25-29 13
30-44 65
45-59 55
60-64 19
65-74 15
75-84 6
85-89 4
90+ 0
Total 314

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode CT19 5JT 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 86
Married 94
Divorced 28
Separated 10
Widowed 9
Same Sex 0
Total 227

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 143
Good 101
Fair 42
Bad 18
Very Bad 10
Total 314

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) 34
Apprenticeship 3
2+ A Levels 23
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 55
1-4 GCSEs 42
No GCSEs 58
Other 12
Total 227

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Linksway Close, Folkestone) 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 302
Mixed Ethnicity 4
Chinese 5
Other Asian 2
Black Caribbean 1
Total 314

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 291
Wales 1
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 10
Other 6
Total 314

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 CT19 5JT

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 213
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 2
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 98

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 175
No Religion 111
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 1
Muslim 3
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 23
Total 314

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Broadmead 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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 53
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 41
Self Employed 15
Unemployed 16
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 27
Retired 20
Looking After Home or Family 18
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 21
Other 6
Total 217

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
Construction 9
RetailInc. Wholesale 22
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 8
Accommodation and Food 10
Information and Communication 3
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 6
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2
Administration 3
Public Administration and Defence 9
Education 11
HealthInc. Social Work 20
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 116

Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT is within the Shepway - Folkestone Park policing neighbourhood, under the Kent Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In May 2019, 26 crimes were reported within half a mile of CT19 5JT.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 26 crimes committed near Linksway Close
Neighbourhood Team Address Shepway - Folkestone Park
Bouverie House
Bouverie Road West
CT20 2SG
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Below are the details of the closest services to CT19 5JT. 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 CT19 5JT.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 14 closest railway stations to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest railway station is Folkestone West, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Folkestone West 0.8 miles
Folkestone Central 0.8 miles
Sandling 4.2 miles
Westenhanger 5.4 miles
Kearsney 6.1 miles
Dover Priory 6.6 miles
Shepherds Well 7.1 miles
Snowdown 8.7 miles
Aylesham 9.4 miles
Martin Mill 9.6 miles
Adisham 11 miles
Bekesbourne 12 miles
Wye 12 miles
Walmer 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest is Stella Maris Catholic Primary School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Stella Maris Catholic Primary School 0.6 miles
Morehall Primary 0.7 miles
Mundella Primary School 0.8 miles
Harcourt Primary School 1 mile
Christ Church Cep Academy, Folkestone 1 mile
All Soul's Church of England Primary School 1 mile
Castle Hill Community Primary School 1 mile
Sandgate Primary School 1.1 miles
The Churchill School 1.3 miles
St Eanswythe's Church of England Primary School 1.3 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest is The Harvey Grammar School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Harvey Grammar School 0.6 miles
Turner Free School 0.7 miles  
The Folkestone School for Girls 1.3 miles
Brockhill Park Performing Arts College 4.3 miles
Astor College (A Specialist College for the Arts) 5.9 miles
Dover Grammar School for Boys 6 miles
Dover Grammar School for Girls 6.8 miles
St Edmund's Catholic School 6.9 miles
Dover Christ Church Academy 7.1 miles
Duke of York's Royal Military School 7.8 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest is Park Farm Surgery, 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*
Park Farm Surgery 0.6 miles
White House Surgery 0.9 miles
The New Surgery 0.9 miles
Central Surgery 1 mile
Guildhall Street Surgery 1 mile
Manor Clinic 1.1 miles
Sandgate Road Surgery 1.2 miles
Hawkinge And Elham 1.4 miles
Sun Lane Surgery 3.6 miles
New Lyminge Surgery 3.7 miles

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest is H Patel Associates, 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 2 closest hospitals to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest is Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone 0.7 miles
Buckland Hospital 6.2 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest is Specsavers Opticians (West Park Farm), approximately 260 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 CT19 5JT

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 5 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 29Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 150Mbps
Average Upload Speed 3.1Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 10Mbps
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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