Area Information for Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4HE

Gwendolin Avenue in Birstall is in the East Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Birstall Watermead ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Charnwood. This page combines information for the address Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4HE, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of LE4 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 LE4 4HE.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Charnwood
Ward Birstall Watermead
Constituency Charnwood
Region East Midlands
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 Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4HE:

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Iris Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4HP
Windmill Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4JJ

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about LE4 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4HE 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 2 property sales in Gwendolin Avenue 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 Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester 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 3
Semi-Detached 86
Terraced 10
Flat (Purpose-Built) 24
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 123
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester contains a higher than average level of social housing - 32% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 36
Owned with Mortgage 33
Shared Ownership 2
Rented: From Council 35
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 4
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 6
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 4
Total 121

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 43
Two People 38
Three People 20
Four People 13
Five People 4
Six People 2
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 121

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 9
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 21
C2 - Skilled manual workers 27
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 15
Total 72

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 Charnwood constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.

Gender
Male 134
Female 136
Total 270

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 11
5-7 4
8-9 5
10-14 12
15 3
16-17 7
18-19 11
20-24 18
25-29 14
30-44 45
45-59 56
60-64 17
65-74 31
75-84 29
85-89 7
90+ 0
Total 270

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode LE4 4HE 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 75
Married 109
Divorced 18
Separated 11
Widowed 22
Same Sex 0
Total 235

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 109
Good 98
Fair 42
Bad 16
Very Bad 5
Total 270

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) 31
Apprenticeship 5
2+ A Levels 26
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 31
1-4 GCSEs 36
No GCSEs 86
Other 20
Total 235

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 91% 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 247
Mixed Ethnicity 4
Indian 9
Chinese 4
Black African 5
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Total 270

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 247
Wales 3
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 6
Other 11
Total 270

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to LE4 4HE

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 209
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 2
African Countries 3
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 55

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 158
No Religion 80
Buddhist 1
Hindu 7
Jewish 0
Muslim 3
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 21
Total 270

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Birstall Watermead ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 19% 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 78
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 25
Self Employed 18
Unemployed 5
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 19
Retired 38
Looking After Home or Family 5
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 9
Other 2
Total 199

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 16
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 15
RetailInc. Wholesale 24
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 3
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 5
Administration 10
Public Administration and Defence 6
Education 14
HealthInc. Social Work 12
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 124

Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4HE is within the Birstall policing neighbourhood, under the Leicestershire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Gwendolin Avenue
Neighbourhood Team Address Birstall
Front Enquiry Desk
Charnwood Borough Council
Council Offices
Southfield Road
LE11 2TX
Force Website: http://www.leics.police.uk/

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 Birstall. 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 LE4 4HE.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 8 closest railway stations to Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4HE. The nearest railway station is Syston, approximately 1.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Syston 1.8 miles
Sileby 3.4 miles
Leicester 3.5 miles
Barrow upon Soar 4.8 miles
South Wigston 7 miles
Loughborough (Leics) 7.4 miles
Narborough 8.4 miles
Melton Mowbray 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4HE. The nearest is Riverside Community Primary School Birstall, approximately 580 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Riverside Community Primary School Birstall 580 yards
    
Highcliffe Primary School and Community Centre 0.6 miles
    
Hallam Fields, Birstall 0.8 miles  
Church Hill Church of England Junior School 1.2 miles
    
Church Hill Infant School 1.2 miles
    
Bishop Ellis Catholic Primary School, Thurmaston 1.3 miles
    
Glebelands Primary School 1.3 miles
    
Sandfield Close Primary School 1.4 miles
    
Herrick Primary School 1.4 miles
    
Mowmacre Hill Primary School 1.4 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4HE. The nearest is The Cedars Academy, approximately 450 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Cedars Academy 450 yards
    
The Roundhill Academy 1.2 miles
    
Rushey Mead Academy 1.4 miles
    
Soar Valley College 1.6 miles
    
Babington Academy 2.2 miles
    
Beaumont Leys School 2.6 miles
    
Wreake Valley Academy 2.6 miles
    
English Martyrs' Catholic School, A Voluntary Academy 2.7 miles  
The Martin High School Anstey 2.9 miles
    
Moat Community College 3.4 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4HE. The nearest is Greengate Medical Centre, approximately 710 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 Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4HE. The nearest is Birstall Dental Practice, approximately 480 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 6 closest hospitals to Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4HE. The nearest is Glenfield Hospital, approximately 3.2 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Gwendolin Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4HE. The nearest is Opticare Opticians, approximately 430 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 LE4 4HE

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 6 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 75.9Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 4.8Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 12Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 74%
Virgin Media 72%
Sky Digital 70%
EE/Orange Broadband 69%
BT Broadband 66%
TalkTalk 63%
 

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