Area Information for Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ

Amwell Street is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the Clerkenwell ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Islington South and Finsbury. This page combines information for the address Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of EC1R 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 EC1R 1UQ.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Islington
Ward Clerkenwell
Constituency Islington South and Finsbury
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 Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ:

Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UL
Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UP
Myddelton Street, London, EC1R 1UW
Joseph Trotter Close, Finsbury Estate, London, EC1R 1UB
Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1XU
Myddelton Street, London, EC1R 1YJ

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about EC1R as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ 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 12 property sales in Amwell Street 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 Amwell Street, 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 1
Semi-Detached 2
Terraced 24
Flat (Purpose-Built) 72
Flat (Converted) 60
Residence in Commercial Building 39
Total 198
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Amwell Street, London contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 53% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 32
Owned with Mortgage 34
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 5
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 8
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 91
Rented: Other 6
Rent Free 6
Total 182

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 70
Two People 76
Three People 17
Four People 15
Five People 3
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 1
Total 182

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 111
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 45
C2 - Skilled manual workers 10
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 6
Total 172

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around EC1R 1UQ however is predominantly male (58%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).

Male 206
Female 151
Total 357

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 13
5-7 5
8-9 3
10-14 5
15 0
16-17 3
18-19 3
20-24 31
25-29 75
30-44 136
45-59 51
60-64 18
65-74 8
75-84 3
85-89 1
90+ 2
Total 357

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of EC1R 1UQ there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 61% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.

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 217
Married 88
Divorced 16
Separated 4
Widowed 2
Same Sex 4
Total 331

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.

This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 92% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.

Very Good 230
Good 100
Fair 18
Bad 7
Very Bad 2
Total 357

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Amwell Street and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 76% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to 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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 252
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 21
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 16
1-4 GCSEs 8
No GCSEs 11
Other 23
Total 331

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 83% 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 295
Mixed Ethnicity 6
Indian 9
Bangladeshi 19
Chinese 10
Other Asian 10
Black African 1
Other 7
Total 357

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Amwell Street, London), 51% 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 182
Wales 0
Scotland 7
Northern Ireland 4
Republic of Ireland 11
European Union 62
Other 91
Total 357

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 EC1R 1UQ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 230
Republic of Ireland 13
Europe (including European Union) 72
African Countries 3
Middle East or Asia 12
North America or Caribbean 29
Central America 0
South America 6
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 11
None 9

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 148
No Religion 112
Buddhist 5
Hindu 8
Jewish 4
Muslim 22
Sikh 2
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 55
Total 357

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Clerkenwell ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 58% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

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 187
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 9
Self Employed 65
Unemployed 6
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 37
Retired 5
Looking After Home or Family 10
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 2
Other 4
Total 325

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
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 2
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 8
RetailInc. Wholesale 31
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 14
Information and Communication 23
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 41
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 75
Administration 3
Public Administration and Defence 9
Education 20
HealthInc. Social Work 13
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 20
Total 269

Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ is within the Clerkenwell policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

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Below are the details of the closest services to EC1R 1UQ. 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 EC1R 1UQ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ. The nearest railway station is Farringdon (London), approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Farringdon (London) 0.5 miles
London Kings Cross 0.7 miles
London St Pancras International 0.9 miles
Old Street 0.9 miles
London St Pancras International LL 0.9 miles
City Thameslink 0.9 miles
Moorgate 1 mile
Essex Road 1.1 miles
London Blackfriars 1.1 miles
London Euston 1.1 miles
Caledonian Road & Barnsbury 1.1 miles
Highbury & Islington 1.3 miles
London Liverpool Street 1.3 miles
London Cannon Street 1.3 miles
Hoxton 1.4 miles
Shoreditch High Street 1.5 miles
London Charing Cross 1.5 miles
London Waterloo East 1.6 miles
Haggerston 1.6 miles
Canonbury 1.6 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ. The nearest Tube station is Angel, approximately 700 yards away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ. The nearest is Hugh Myddelton Primary School, approximately 190 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Hugh Myddelton Primary School 190 yards
Clerkenwell Parochial CofE Primary School 200 yards
Christopher Hatton Primary School 630 yards
St Peter and St Paul RC Primary School 650 yards
Moreland Primary School 710 yards
City of London Primary Academy, Islington 720 yards  
St George the Martyr Church of England Primary School 860 yards
St John Evangelist RC Primary School half a mile
St Alban's Church of England Primary School half a mile
Winton Primary School 0.5 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ. The nearest is Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School, approximately 760 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School 760 yards
City of London Academy Islington 0.8 miles
Central Foundation Boys' School 1 mile
Maria Fidelis Catholic School FCJ 1 mile
Regent High School 1.2 miles
London Nautical School 1.4 miles
Hackney New School 1.6 miles
Haggerston School 1.6 miles
City of London Academy Highbury Grove 1.6 miles
The Bridge Academy 1.6 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ. The nearest is Amwell Group Practice, approximately 200 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 Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ. The nearest is Community Dental Service, approximately 270 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 Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ. The nearest is Middlesex Hospital, approximately 430 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ. The nearest is My Eyes Opticians, approximately 130 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
My Eyes Opticians 130 yards
Angel Eyes Opticians 420 yards
City University City Sight 450 yards
Angel Eye Centre 740 yards
Specsavers Islington 750 yards
Insight Opticians 770 yards
New Era Optical 810 yards
David Clulow 840 yards

* 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 EC1R 1UQ

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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 10 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 106.1Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 9.4Mbps
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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