Area Information for Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GS

Wintersdale Road in Leicester is in the East Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Thurncourt ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Leicester East. This page combines information for the address Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GS, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of LE5 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 LE5 2GS.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Leicester
Ward Thurncourt
Constituency Leicester East
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 Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GS:

Springway Close, Leicester, LE5 2GD
Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GP
St Swithins Road, Leicester, LE5 2GE
Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GN
Valentine Road, Leicester, LE5 2GH
Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GR

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about LE5 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GS 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 20 property sales in Wintersdale Road 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 Wintersdale Road, 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 13
Semi-Detached 91
Terraced 29
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 133
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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 55
Owned with Mortgage 33
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 29
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 1
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 4
Rent Free 4
Total 126

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 35
Two People 43
Three People 17
Four People 14
Five People 11
Six People 5
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 126

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 7
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 17
C2 - Skilled manual workers 19
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 34
Total 77

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 Leicester East constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 44% male.

Gender
Male 142
Female 178
Total 320

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 20
5-7 14
8-9 9
10-14 14
15 7
16-17 5
18-19 10
20-24 20
25-29 23
30-44 51
45-59 60
60-64 15
65-74 18
75-84 38
85-89 13
90+ 3
Total 320

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode LE5 2GS 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 124
Divorced 12
Separated 4
Widowed 30
Same Sex 0
Total 256

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 124
Good 119
Fair 57
Bad 17
Very Bad 3
Total 320

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. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 38
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 26
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 40
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 24
No GCSEs or Equivalent 102
Other 19
Total 256

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 72% 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 232
Mixed Ethnicity 6
Indian 50
Pakistani 8
Other Asian 12
Black Caribbean 2
Other Black/African/Caribbean 5
Other 5
Total 320

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 262
Wales 2
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 5
European Union 9
Other 41
Total 320

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 LE5 2GS

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 216
Republic of Ireland 6
Europe (including European Union) 8
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 2
North America or Caribbean 3
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 87

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 157
No Religion 73
Buddhist 0
Hindu 40
Jewish 0
Muslim 18
Sikh 12
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 19
Total 320

Economic Activity Embed This

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 71
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 22
Self Employed 19
Unemployed 18
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 17
Retired 30
Looking After Home or Family 9
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 11
Other 5
Total 202

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 17
Construction 15
RetailInc. Wholesale 19
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 1
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 10
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 6
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 5
Education 9
HealthInc. Social Work 14
Total 115

Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GS is within the Thurncourt policing neighbourhood, under the Leicestershire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In July 2019, 58 crimes were reported within half a mile of LE5 2GS.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 58 crimes committed near Wintersdale Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Thurncourt
Colin Grundy Drive
Off Keyham Lane
Leicester
LE5 1FY
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 LE5 2GS. 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 LE5 2GS.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 9 closest railway stations to Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GS. The nearest railway station is Leicester, approximately 3 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Leicester 3 miles
Syston 4.4 miles
South Wigston 4.8 miles
Sileby 7.2 miles
Narborough 7.6 miles
Barrow upon Soar 8.9 miles
Melton Mowbray 12 miles
Loughborough (Leics) 12 miles
Market Harborough 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GS. The nearest is Willowbrook Mead Primary Academy, approximately 510 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Willowbrook Mead Primary Academy 510 yards  
Thurnby Mead Primary Academy 760 yards  
Thurnby, St Luke's Church of England Primary School 0.5 miles
    
Fernvale Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Krishna Avanti Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Whitehall Primary School 0.8 miles
    
St Josephs Catholic Academy 0.9 miles
    
Scraptoft Valley Primary School 1 mile
    
Rowlatts Mead Primary Academy 1.2 miles  
Humberstone Infant Academy 1.3 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GS. The nearest is The City of Leicester College, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The City of Leicester College 0.6 miles
    
St Paul's Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy 0.6 miles
    
Judgemeadow Community College 0.9 miles
    
Orchard Mead Academy 1.3 miles  
Crown Hills Community College 1.5 miles
    
Madani Boys School 1.9 miles
    
Madani Girls' School 1.9 miles
    
Manor High School 2.1 miles
    
Leicester High School for Girls 2.4 miles  
Moat Community College 2.7 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GS. The nearest is Willowbrook Medical Centre (Jg Astles), approximately 720 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 Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GS. The nearest is Bupa Dental Care, Evington, approximately 640 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Bupa Dental Care, Evington 640 yards
Desai, C 0.7 miles
Total Dental Care 1 mile
Total Dental Care 1.1 miles
Sian, J S 1.4 miles
Clearly Orthodontics 1.4 miles
Smile Dental Practice 1.6 miles
Smile Zone 1.6 miles
Uppingham Dental Practice LTD 1.7 miles
Gohil's Dental Practice 2.1 miles

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GS. The nearest is Nuffield Health, Leicester Hospital, approximately 1 mile away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Wintersdale Road, Leicester, LE5 2GS. The nearest is Willowbrook Eye Centre, approximately 660 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Willowbrook Eye Centre 660 yards
Evington Eyecare 720 yards
Mr R Y Jasat 720 yards
Mobile Eyecare 0.7 miles
The Eye Clinic 1.2 miles
Tesco Opticians 1.5 miles
Uppingham Road Eyecare 1.6 miles
Henry Smith & Hamylton 1.7 miles
Optivision Opticians Limited 2 miles
Harvey Optical Services 2.1 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 LE5 2GS

This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. 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 19 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 17.1Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 23.2Mbps
Average Upload Speed 1.1Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 1.3Mbps
Superfast 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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