Area Information for Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London, E2 6JL

Three Colts Lane in Tower Hamlets is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the St Peter's ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Bethnal Green and Bow. This page combines information for the address Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London, E2 6JL, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of E2 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 E2 6JL.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Tower Hamlets
Ward St Peter's
Constituency Bethnal Green and Bow
Region London
Country England

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London, E2 6JL 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 16 property sales in Three Colts 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 Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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 0
Semi-Detached 2
Terraced 2
Flat (Purpose-Built) 167
Flat (Converted) 6
Residence in Commercial Building 2
Total 179
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London contains a higher than average level of social housing - 76% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1
Owned with Mortgage 5
Shared Ownership 2
Rented: From Council 36
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 88
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 27
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 3
Total 163

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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 99
Two People 22
Three People 16
Four People 11
Five People 7
Six People 6
Seven People 1
8+ People 1
Total 163

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 17
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 40
C2 - Skilled manual workers 24
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 74
Total 155

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 Bethnal Green and Bow constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 52% male.

Male 168
Female 158
Total 326

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 17
8-9 8
10-14 15
15 3
16-17 6
18-19 10
20-24 41
25-29 47
30-44 96
45-59 44
60-64 10
65-74 6
75-84 3
85-89 1
90+ 1
Total 326

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode E2 6JL 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 145
Married 68
Divorced 31
Separated 13
Widowed 4
Same Sex 4
Total 265

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 137
Good 104
Fair 44
Bad 32
Very Bad 9
Total 326

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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) 88
Apprenticeship 4
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 24
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 26
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 37
No GCSEs or Equivalent 62
Other 24
Total 265

Ethnic Group Embed This

Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London can be considered more ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 34% 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 111
Mixed Ethnicity 28
Indian 10
Pakistani 6
Bangladeshi 92
Chinese 4
Other Asian 9
Black African 21
Black Caribbean 6
Other Black/African/Caribbean 18
Other 21
Total 326

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London), 52% of the residents were born in England, which is significantly below the English average.

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 169
Wales 3
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 17
Other 131
Total 326

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to E2 6JL

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 223
Republic of Ireland 2
Europe (including European Union) 23
African Countries 6
Middle East or Asia 40
North America or Caribbean 2
Central America 0
South America 11
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 3
None 25

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 88
No Religion 33
Buddhist 3
Hindu 8
Jewish 5
Muslim 127
Sikh 0
Other Religion 3
Not Stated 59
Total 326

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the St Peter's ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 17% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.

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 63
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 34
Self Employed 14
Unemployed 14
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 45
Retired 12
Looking After Home or Family 11
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 51
Other 16
Total 260

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 2
RetailInc. Wholesale 20
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 4
Accommodation and Food 20
Information and Communication 6
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 8
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 4
Administration 9
Public Administration and Defence 4
Education 24
HealthInc. Social Work 13
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 9
Total 128

Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London, E2 6JL is within the St Peter's policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In April 2022, 561 crimes were reported within half a mile of E2 6JL.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 561 crimes committed near Three Colts Lane
Neighbourhood Team Address St Peter's

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Below are the details of the closest services to Tower Hamlets. 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 E2 6JL.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London, E2 6JL. The nearest railway station is Bethnal Green, approximately 70 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Bethnal Green 70 yards
Whitechapel 600 yards
Cambridge Heath 0.5 miles
Shoreditch High Street 0.7 miles
Shadwell 0.9 miles
Hoxton 0.9 miles
London Liverpool Street 1.1 miles
Limehouse 1.2 miles
London Fields 1.2 miles
London Fenchurch Street 1.2 miles
Haggerston 1.3 miles
Old Street 1.3 miles
Moorgate 1.4 miles
Wapping 1.4 miles
Hackney Central 1.6 miles
Dalston Junction 1.6 miles
Rotherhithe 1.6 miles
London Cannon Street 1.7 miles
Hackney Downs 1.7 miles
London Bridge 1.7 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London, E2 6JL. The nearest Overground station is Bethnal Green, approximately 70 yards away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London, E2 6JL. The nearest is Hague Primary School, approximately 90 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Hague Primary School 90 yards
Stewart Headlam Primary School 170 yards
Thomas Buxton Primary School 550 yards
John Scurr Primary School 560 yards
Bangabandhu Primary School 560 yards
Lawdale Junior School 570 yards
Osmani Primary School 610 yards
Elizabeth Selby Infants' School 620 yards
William Davis Primary School 630 yards
St John's Church of England Primary School 780 yards

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London, E2 6JL. The nearest is Swanlea School, approximately 450 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Swanlea School 450 yards
Oaklands School 640 yards
Morpeth School half a mile
Mulberry Academy Shoreditch half a mile
London East Academy 0.6 miles  
Wapping High School 0.7 miles
London Enterprise Academy 0.7 miles
Mulberry School for Girls 0.7 miles
City of London Academy, Shoreditch Park 0.7 miles
Queen Mary and Westfield College 0.8 miles  

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London, E2 6JL. The nearest is The Blithehale Medical Centre, approximately 490 yards 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 Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London, E2 6JL. The nearest is E2 Dental Practice, approximately 360 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 Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London, E2 6JL. The nearest is Gstt @ The Royal London, approximately 650 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Three Colts Lane, Tower Hamlets, London, E2 6JL. The nearest is In-Focus Opticians, approximately 360 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
In-Focus Opticians 360 yards
EYE EMPORIUM 420 yards
SACKWILD, MR L 650 yards
Eyes London 0.6 miles
In Focus Optics 0.7 miles
KITE Eyewear 0.7 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 E2 6JL

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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 8 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 62.4Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 79.7Mbps
Average Upload Speed 15.1Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%

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