Area Information for Eastway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NT

Eastway in Shaw is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Shaw ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Oldham East and Saddleworth. This page combines information for the address Eastway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NT, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of OL2 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 OL2 8NT.

Please Note

This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in February 2007. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Oldham
Ward Shaw
Constituency Oldham East and Saddleworth
Region North West
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 Eastway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NT:

Milne Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NS
Newtown Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NX
Market Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NP
Greenfield Lane, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8QP
Eastway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NY
Ashworth Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8RA

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about OL2 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Eastway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NT 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 9 property sales in Eastway 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 Eastway, Shaw, Oldham 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 9
Semi-Detached 19
Terraced 137
Flat (Purpose-Built) 13
Flat (Converted) 0
Residence in Commercial Building 5
Total 183
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Eastway, Shaw, Oldham contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 25% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 30
Owned with Mortgage 75
Shared Ownership 3
Rented: From Council 8
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 5
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 39
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 3
Total 165

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 38
Two People 57
Three People 28
Four People 22
Five People 13
Six People 3
Seven People 2
8+ People 2
Total 165

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 20
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 45
C2 - Skilled manual workers 40
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 42
Total 147

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 Oldham East and Saddleworth constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.

Male 219
Female 220
Total 439

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around OL2 8NT 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 51
5-7 26
8-9 15
10-14 27
15 5
16-17 9
18-19 11
20-24 34
25-29 53
30-44 105
45-59 58
60-64 20
65-74 17
75-84 7
85-89 0
90+ 1
Total 439

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode OL2 8NT 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 127
Married 129
Divorced 23
Separated 19
Widowed 15
Same Sex 2
Total 315

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 239
Good 132
Fair 43
Bad 21
Very Bad 4
Total 439

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) 63
Apprenticeship 11
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 43
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 56
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 57
No GCSEs or Equivalent 66
Other 19
Total 315

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 71% 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 312
Mixed Ethnicity 9
Indian 8
Pakistani 22
Bangladeshi 80
Chinese 3
Other Asian 4
Black Caribbean 1
Total 439

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 375
Wales 0
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 2
Other 58
Total 439

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 OL2 8NT

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 366
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 2
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 13
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 2
None 56

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 217
No Religion 78
Buddhist 4
Hindu 8
Jewish 0
Muslim 103
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 28
Total 439

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 142
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 41
Self Employed 24
Unemployed 15
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 17
Retired 24
Looking After Home or Family 19
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 13
Other 12
Total 307

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 2
Manufacturing 20
Construction 16
RetailInc. Wholesale 36
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 14
Accommodation and Food 8
Information and Communication 4
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 5
Real Estate 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 7
Administration 8
Public Administration and Defence 15
Education 19
HealthInc. Social Work 37
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 16
Total 210

Eastway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NT is within the Shaw policing neighbourhood, under the Greater Manchester Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

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Below are the details of the closest services to Shaw. 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 OL2 8NT.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Eastway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NT. The nearest railway station is Rochdale, approximately 3.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Rochdale 3.4 miles
Castleton (Manchester) 3.7 miles
Mills Hill (Manchester) 3.7 miles
Smithy Bridge 4 miles
Greenfield 4.1 miles
Littleborough 4.6 miles
Mossley (Manchester) 4.7 miles
Moston 4.9 miles
Ashton-under-Lyne 5.9 miles
Stalybridge 6.5 miles
Marsden (Yorks) 6.9 miles
Guide Bridge 7.1 miles
Fairfield 7.5 miles
Hyde North 7.7 miles
Flowery Field 7.9 miles
Gorton 8 miles
Newton for Hyde 8.3 miles
Walsden 8.3 miles
Ashburys 8.3 miles
Denton 8.4 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Eastway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NT. The nearest is East Crompton St James CofE Primary School, approximately 620 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
East Crompton St James CofE Primary School 620 yards
Beal Vale Primary School 650 yards
Crompton Primary School 810 yards
St Joseph's RC Junior Infant and Nursery School 0.5 miles
East Crompton St George's CofE School 0.6 miles
Rushcroft Primary School 0.7 miles
Buckstones Primary School 0.7 miles
Blackshaw Lane Primary & Nursery School 0.8 miles
St Mary's CofE Primary School High Crompton 0.9 miles
St Thomas Moorside CofE (VA) Primary School 1 mile

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Eastway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NT. The nearest is E-Act Royton and Crompton Academy, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
E-Act Royton and Crompton Academy 0.7 miles
The Crompton House Church of England Academy 0.7 miles
The Oldham Academy North 1.7 miles
Waterhead Academy 2 miles
St Cuthbert's RC High School 2.1 miles
The Blue Coat CofE School 2.1 miles
Hollingworth Academy 2.3 miles
Kingsway Park High School 2.7 miles
Iqra High School 2.8 miles  
North Chadderton School 2.8 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Eastway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NT. The nearest is Oak Gables Medical Practice, approximately 250 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 Eastway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NT. The nearest is mydentist, Market Street, Shaw, approximately 150 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 Eastway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NT. The nearest is Royal Oldham Hospital, approximately 2 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Eastway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8NT. The nearest is Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care, approximately 70 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.