Area Information for The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS

The Drive in Ilford is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the Cranbrook ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Ilford South. This page combines information for the address The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of IG1 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 IG1 3PS.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Redbridge
Ward Cranbrook
Constituency Ilford 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 The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS:

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Gloucester Gardens, Ilford, IG1 3NJ
Hereford Gardens, Ilford, IG1 3NL

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about IG1 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS 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 one property sale in The Drive 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 The Drive, Ilford 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 6
Semi-Detached 62
Terraced 21
Flat (Purpose-Built) 5
Flat (Converted) 3
Total 97
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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 41
Owned with Mortgage 38
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 1
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 16
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 0
Total 97

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 14
Two People 19
Three People 23
Four People 14
Five People 11
Six People 10
Seven People 1
8+ People 5
Total 97

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 33
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 23
C2 - Skilled manual workers 8
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 11
Total 75

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 Ilford South constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.

Gender
Male 170
Female 174
Total 344

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 24
5-7 10
8-9 11
10-14 10
15 8
16-17 13
18-19 8
20-24 27
25-29 30
30-44 67
45-59 75
60-64 22
65-74 27
75-84 7
85-89 4
90+ 1
Total 344

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode IG1 3PS 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 89
Married 167
Divorced 5
Separated 6
Widowed 14
Same Sex 0
Total 281

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 150
Good 134
Fair 48
Bad 8
Very Bad 4
Total 344

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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) 110
Apprenticeship 0
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 23
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 38
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 34
No GCSEs or Equivalent 51
Other 25
Total 281

Ethnic Group Embed This

The Drive, Ilford 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 20% 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 69
Mixed Ethnicity 10
Indian 82
Pakistani 67
Bangladeshi 46
Chinese 3
Other Asian 20
Black African 13
Black Caribbean 9
Other Black/African/Caribbean 4
Other 21
Total 344

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (The Drive, Ilford), 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 176
Wales 3
Scotland 4
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 19
Other 140
Total 344

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to IG1 3PS

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 292
Republic of Ireland 3
Europe (including European Union) 17
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 33
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 2
None 7

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 75
No Religion 8
Buddhist 0
Hindu 45
Jewish 12
Muslim 121
Sikh 61
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 22
Total 344

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Cranbrook ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 17% 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 68
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 32
Self Employed 47
Unemployed 18
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 33
Retired 42
Looking After Home or Family 21
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3
Other 5
Total 269

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
Construction 10
RetailInc. Wholesale 28
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 7
Accommodation and Food 6
Information and Communication 7
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 13
Real Estate 8
Professional, Scientific and Technical 18
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 8
Education 18
HealthInc. Social Work 17
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 1
Total 153

The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS is within the Cranbrook policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near The Drive
Neighbourhood Team Address Cranbrook
Website: http://www.met.police.uk/a/your-area/met/redbridge/cranbrook/

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 IG1 3PS. 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 IG1 3PS.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS. The nearest railway station is Ilford, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Ilford 1 mile
Manor Park 1.4 miles
Woodgrange Park 1.7 miles
Seven Kings 1.8 miles
Wanstead Park 1.9 miles
Forest Gate 2.1 miles
Leytonstone High Road 2.1 miles
Goodmayes 2.4 miles
Barking 2.4 miles
Wood Street 2.7 miles
Leyton Midland Road 2.7 miles
Maryland 2.8 miles
Chadwell Heath 3.1 miles
Stratford (London) 3.3 miles
Stratford International 3.4 miles
Walthamstow Central 3.4 miles
Walthamstow Queen's Road 3.5 miles
Highams Park 3.5 miles
West Ham 3.7 miles
St James Street (Walthamstow) 3.9 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS. The nearest Tube station is Gants Hill, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS. The nearest is Cranbrook Primary School, approximately 100 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Cranbrook Primary School 100 yards
    
Highlands Primary School 530 yards
    
Redbridge Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Apex Primary School 0.7 miles  
Gearies Primary School 0.8 miles
    
St Augustine's Catholic Primary School 1 mile
    
Christchurch Primary School 1 mile
    
Aldersbrook Primary School 1.1 miles
    
Parkhill Infants' School 1.2 miles
    
Parkhill Junior School 1.2 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS. The nearest is Valentines High School, approximately 840 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Valentines High School 840 yards
    
Read Academy Education 0.8 miles  
The Ursuline Academy Ilford 0.8 miles
    
Wanstead High School 0.9 miles
    
Beal High School 1 mile
    
Caterham High School 1.5 miles
    
Oaks Park High School 1.6 miles
    
Ilford County High School 1.7 miles
    
Little Ilford School 1.7 miles
    
The Palmer Catholic Academy 1.7 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS. The nearest is The Drive Surgery, approximately 580 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 The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS. The nearest is The Valentine Dental Health Centre, approximately 580 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 The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS. The nearest is Spire London East Hospital, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS. The nearest is Eye Deal Spectacles Limited, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Eye Deal Spectacles Limited 0.6 miles
ROSE OPTOMETRISTS 0.6 miles
ROSE OPTICAL SERVICE 0.6 miles
HOWARD HARRIS 0.6 miles
MOBELEYES LTD 0.6 miles
AVES OPTICIANS 0.9 miles
GUPTA, MRS NP 0.9 miles
Wanstead Opticians 0.9 miles
EYE CARE (LEWIS JACOBS) 1 mile
EYEWEAR CLINIC 1.1 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 IG1 3PS

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 7 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 105.8Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 345Mbps
Average Upload Speed 13.2Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 34Mbps
Gigabit (1,000Mbps+) Internet 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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