Area Information for Lowlands Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Wales, NP44 1RE

Lowlands Road in Pontnewydd is in Wales. The postcode is within the Pontnewydd ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Torfaen. This page combines information for the address Lowlands Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Wales, NP44 1RE, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of NP44 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 NP44 1RE.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Torfaen
Ward Pontnewydd
UK Parliamentary Constituency Torfaen
Country Wales


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 Lowlands Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Wales, NP44 1RE:

Parklawn Close, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, NP44 1ER
Brooklands Terrace, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, NP44 1EB
Richmond Place, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, NP44 1ED
Clark Avenue, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, NP44 1RY
Richmond Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, NP44 1EQ
Lowlands Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, NP44 1RF

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about NP44 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Lowlands Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Wales, NP44 1RE 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 4 property sales in Lowlands 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 Lowlands Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Wales consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. 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 19
Terraced 83
Flat (Purpose-Built) 11
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 126
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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 44
Owned with Mortgage 49
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 4
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 13
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 11
Rent Free 0
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 46
Two People 36
Three People 21
Four People 11
Five People 6
Six People 1
Seven People 0
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 14
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 37
C2 - Skilled manual workers 26
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 17
Total 94

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 Torfaen UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.

Gender
Male 128
Female 133
Total 261

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 15
5-7 5
8-9 5
10-14 15
15 3
16-17 11
18-19 9
20-24 14
25-29 17
30-44 48
45-59 67
60-64 12
65-74 16
75-84 19
85-89 4
90+ 1
Total 261

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode NP44 1RE 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 70
Married 106
Divorced 27
Separated 6
Widowed 9
Same Sex 0
Total 218

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 129
Good 79
Fair 41
Bad 9
Very Bad 3
Total 261

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) 54
Apprenticeship 9
2+ A Levels 36
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 40
1-4 GCSEs 29
No GCSEs 44
Other 6
Total 218

Welsh Language Embed This

The area around NP44 1RE has a lower than average concentration of Welsh speakers - 10% of the resident population. Across Wales, 18.6% of the population spoke Welsh at the time of the last census.

Welsh Language
Speak Welsh 27
Other Skills e.g. Some listening comprehension, reading or writing 9
No Welsh Skills 225
Total 261

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Lowlands Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Wales) can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 100% 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 260
Mixed Ethnicity 1
Total 261

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 72.7% of the resident population of Wales were born in Wales. The other groups were 20.8% English, 0.79% Scottish, 0.27% Northern Irish, 0.39% from the Republic of Ireland, 1.8% from other European Union countries, and 3.25% from outside of Europe.

Country of Birth
England 25
Wales 227
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 4
Other 1
Total 261

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 NP44 1RE

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 205
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 2
African Countries 0
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 53

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 162
No Religion 83
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 16
Total 261

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 86
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 24
Self Employed 11
Unemployed 9
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 20
Retired 23
Looking After Home or Family 8
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 12
Other 1
Total 194

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 14
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 9
RetailInc. Wholesale 22
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 4
Accommodation and Food 4
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 9
Real Estate 5
Professional, Scientific and Technical 4
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 15
Education 13
HealthInc. Social Work 18
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 130

Lowlands Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Wales, NP44 1RE is within the Pontnewydd policing neighbourhood, under the Gwent 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 Lowlands Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Pontnewydd
Tudor Road
South Wales
NP44 3XH
Force Website: http://www.gwent.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 Pontnewydd. 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 NP44 1RE.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Lowlands Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Wales, NP44 1RE. The nearest railway station is Cwmbran, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Cwmbran 0.6 miles
Pontypool & New Inn 2.4 miles
Risca & Pontymister 4.9 miles
Rogerstone 5 miles
Newbridge 5 miles
Crosskeys 5.2 miles
Newport (S Wales) 5.3 miles
Llanhilleth 5.3 miles
Pye Corner 5.7 miles
Hengoed 8.6 miles
Gilfach Fargoed 8.7 miles
Pengam 8.8 miles
Bargoed 9 miles
Brithdir 9.3 miles
Ystrad Mynach 9.4 miles
Ebbw Vale Parkway 9.8 miles
Llanbradach 9.8 miles
Tir-phil 11 miles
Energlyn & Churchill Park 11 miles
Caerphilly 11 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Lowlands Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Wales, NP44 1RE. The nearest is Pontnewydd Primary School, approximately 610 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Lowlands Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Wales, NP44 1RE. The nearest is Cwmbran High School, approximately 1.5 miles away.

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Lowlands Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Wales, NP44 1RE. The nearest is Dr J L King & Partners, approximately 120 yards away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Lowlands Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Wales, NP44 1RE. The nearest is Community Dental Service, approximately 1.7 miles 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 NP44 1RE

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 2 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 70.5Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 4.3Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 12Mbps
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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