Area Information for Willow Brook View, Leicester, LE5 2NQ

Willow Brook View 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 Willow Brook View, Leicester, LE5 2NQ, 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.

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 Willow Brook View, Leicester, LE5 2NQ:

Stornaway Road, Leicester, LE5 2QN
Thurncourt Road, Leicester, LE5 2NG
Longstone Green, Leicester, LE5 2RB
Croyland Green, Leicester, LE5 2LB
Stornaway Road, Leicester, LE5 2QP
Bowhill Grove, Leicester, LE5 2PF

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 Willow Brook View, Leicester, LE5 2NQ 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

There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 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

This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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 9
Semi-Detached 52
Terraced 59
Flat (Purpose-Built) 14
Flat (Converted) 0
Residence in Commercial Building 9
Total 143
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Willow Brook View, Leicester contains a higher than average level of social housing - 40% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 35
Owned with Mortgage 36
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 50
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 5
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 11
Rent Free 0
Total 137

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 45
Two People 35
Three People 24
Four People 20
Five People 10
Six People 2
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 137

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 6
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 18
C2 - Skilled manual workers 29
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 51
Total 104

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 48% male.

Male 160
Female 176
Total 336

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around LE5 2NQ has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 28% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 45
5-7 19
8-9 6
10-14 21
15 2
16-17 13
18-19 8
20-24 19
25-29 22
30-44 72
45-59 50
60-64 14
65-74 19
75-84 18
85-89 7
90+ 1
Total 336

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode LE5 2NQ 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 104
Married 80
Divorced 36
Separated 7
Widowed 16
Same Sex 0
Total 243

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 152
Good 112
Fair 45
Bad 17
Very Bad 10
Total 336

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Willow Brook View and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 48% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall into 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. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 18
Apprenticeship 8
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 26
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 23
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 39
No GCSEs or Equivalent 116
Other 13
Total 243

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 76% 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 255
Mixed Ethnicity 32
Indian 20
Pakistani 12
Other Asian 2
Black African 9
Black Caribbean 3
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 1
Total 336

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 289
Wales 3
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 3
European Union 10
Other 28
Total 336

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 2NQ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 201
Republic of Ireland 3
Europe (including European Union) 11
African Countries 10
Middle East or Asia 7
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 104

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 155
No Religion 125
Buddhist 0
Hindu 2
Jewish 0
Muslim 22
Sikh 13
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 19
Total 336

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 68
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 36
Self Employed 10
Unemployed 18
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 16
Retired 20
Looking After Home or Family 21
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 21
Other 7
Total 217

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 15
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 14
RetailInc. Wholesale 21
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 3
Accommodation and Food 6
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 3
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1
Administration 15
Public Administration and Defence 1
Education 6
HealthInc. Social Work 16
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 9
Total 114

Willow Brook View, Leicester, LE5 2NQ is within the Thurncourt 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 Willow Brook View
Neighbourhood Team Address Thurncourt
Colin Grundy Drive
Off Keyham Lane
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Below are the details of the closest services to LE5 2NQ. 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 2NQ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 8 closest railway stations to Willow Brook View, Leicester, LE5 2NQ. The nearest railway station is Leicester, approximately 3 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Leicester 3 miles
Syston 4.1 miles
South Wigston 5.1 miles
Sileby 6.9 miles
Narborough 7.8 miles
Barrow upon Soar 8.6 miles
Melton Mowbray 12 miles
Loughborough (Leics) 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Willow Brook View, Leicester, LE5 2NQ. The nearest is Willowbrook Mead Primary Academy, approximately 350 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Willowbrook Mead Primary Academy 350 yards  
Thurnby Mead Primary Academy 470 yards  
Fernvale Primary School 0.5 miles
St Josephs Catholic Academy 0.6 miles
Scraptoft Valley Primary School 0.7 miles
Thurnby, St Luke's Church of England Primary School 0.8 miles
Krishna Avanti Primary School 0.9 miles
Whitehall Primary School 1 mile
Humberstone Infant Academy 1.1 miles
Humberstone Junior School 1.1 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Willow Brook View, Leicester, LE5 2NQ. The nearest is St Paul's Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Paul's Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy 0.8 miles
The City of Leicester College 0.9 miles
Orchard Mead Academy 1 mile  
Judgemeadow Community College 1.2 miles
Crown Hills Community College 1.6 miles
Madani Boys School 2 miles
Madani Girls' School 2 miles
Manor High School 2.4 miles
Soar Valley College 2.6 miles
Leicester High School for Girls 2.7 miles  

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Willow Brook View, Leicester, LE5 2NQ. The nearest is Willowbrook Medical Centre (Jg Astles), 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 Willow Brook View, Leicester, LE5 2NQ. The nearest is Desai, C, approximately half a mile away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Desai, C half a mile
Bupa Dental Care, Evington 0.6 miles
Total Dental Care 0.8 miles
Total Dental Care 0.9 miles
Sian, J S 1.2 miles
Clearly Orthodontics 1.2 miles
Smile Dental Practice 1.4 miles
Smile Zone 1.6 miles
Uppingham Dental Practice LTD 1.6 miles
Gohil's Dental Practice 2.1 miles

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to Willow Brook View, Leicester, LE5 2NQ. The nearest is Nuffield Health, Leicester Hospital, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Willow Brook View, Leicester, LE5 2NQ. The nearest is Willowbrook Eye Centre, approximately 110 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Willowbrook Eye Centre 110 yards
Evington Eyecare 0.7 miles
Mr R Y Jasat 0.7 miles
Mobile Eyecare 0.9 miles
Tesco Opticians 1.2 miles
The Eye Clinic 1.5 miles
Uppingham Road Eyecare 1.5 miles
Henry Smith & Hamylton 1.6 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 2NQ

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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 6 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 23.6Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 72.8Mbps
Average Upload Speed 5Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 18Mbps
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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