Area Information for Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RA

This postcode in Ashton-Under-Lyne is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the St Peter's ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Ashton-under-Lyne. This page combines information for the address Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RA, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of OL7 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.

Please Note

This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in January 2003. 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 Tameside
Ward St Peter's
Constituency Ashton-under-Lyne
Region North West
Country England


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RA 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

The area containing Ashton-Under-Lyne consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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 1
Semi-Detached 25
Terraced 72
Flat (Purpose-Built) 126
Flat (Converted) 9
Residence in Commercial Building 6
Total 239
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Ashton-Under-Lyne contains a higher than average level of social housing - 54% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 12
Owned with Mortgage 12
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 8
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 105
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 71
Rent Free 3
Total 211

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 97
Two People 53
Three People 35
Four People 14
Five People 7
Six People 4
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 211

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 8
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 35
C2 - Skilled manual workers 47
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 95
Total 185

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 Ashton-under-Lyne constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 55% male.

Gender
Male 236
Female 194
Total 430

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 43
5-7 18
8-9 5
10-14 23
15 2
16-17 13
18-19 10
20-24 37
25-29 65
30-44 80
45-59 77
60-64 22
65-74 25
75-84 8
85-89 1
90+ 1
Total 430

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode OL7 0RA 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 166
Married 93
Divorced 45
Separated 18
Widowed 15
Same Sex 2
Total 339

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 151
Good 153
Fair 69
Bad 47
Very Bad 10
Total 430

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) 41
Apprenticeship 13
2+ A Levels 38
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 36
1-4 GCSEs 61
No GCSEs 116
Other 34
Total 339

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 87% 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 374
Mixed Ethnicity 6
Indian 3
Pakistani 7
Bangladeshi 7
Chinese 6
Other Asian 10
Black African 13
Black Caribbean 2
Other 2
Total 430

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 315
Wales 2
Scotland 13
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 7
European Union 51
Other 42
Total 430

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 OL7 0RA

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 225
Republic of Ireland 3
Europe (including European Union) 57
African Countries 8
Middle East or Asia 1
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 137

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 214
No Religion 146
Buddhist 4
Hindu 4
Jewish 0
Muslim 34
Sikh 1
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 27
Total 430

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 136
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 28
Self Employed 6
Unemployed 20
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 17
Retired 32
Looking After Home or Family 19
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 60
Other 11
Total 329

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 42
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 8
RetailInc. Wholesale 20
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 19
Information and Communication 3
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 7
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Administration 15
Public Administration and Defence 6
Education 11
HealthInc. Social Work 21
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 172

Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RA is within the St. Peter's policing neighbourhood, under the Greater Manchester 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 OL7 0RA
Neighbourhood Team Address St. Peter's
Website: http://www.gmp.police.uk/content/triage-division.html?ReadForm&Division=Tameside

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 OL7 0RA. 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 OL7 0RA.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RA. The nearest railway station is Guide Bridge, approximately half a mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Guide Bridge half a mile
Ashton-under-Lyne 0.9 miles
Hyde North 1.3 miles
Flowery Field 1.5 miles
Stalybridge 1.7 miles
Fairfield 1.8 miles
Denton 1.9 miles
Hyde Central 2 miles
Newton for Hyde 2.2 miles
Gorton 2.6 miles
Godley 2.8 miles
Reddish North 3 miles
Ryder Brow 3.2 miles
Belle Vue 3.3 miles
Woodley 3.5 miles
Brinnington 3.5 miles
Hattersley 3.5 miles
Mossley (Manchester) 3.6 miles
Reddish South 3.7 miles
Ashburys 3.7 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RA. The nearest is St Peter's CofE Primary School, approximately 500 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Peter's CofE Primary School 500 yards
    
Ashton West End Primary Academy 820 yards
    
Ravensfield Primary School half a mile
    
Lyndhurst Community Primary School 0.5 miles
    
St Stephen's CofE Primary School 0.5 miles
    
Holy Trinity CofE Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Poplar Street Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Parochial CofE Primary and Nursery School, Ashton-under-Lyne 1 mile
    
Audenshaw Primary School 1.1 miles
    
Canon Johnson CofE Primary School 1.1 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RA. The nearest is Audenshaw School, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Audenshaw School 1.1 miles
    
All Saints Catholic College 1.3 miles
    
Denton Community College 1.5 miles
    
Rayner Stephens High School 1.5 miles  
Laurus Ryecroft 1.5 miles  
Hyde Community College 1.6 miles
    
West Hill School 1.7 miles
    
Fairfield High School for Girls 2 miles
    
Great Academy Ashton 2 miles
    
St Thomas More RC College 2 miles  

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RA. The nearest is West End Medical Centre, approximately 310 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 Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RA. The nearest is Dukinfield Dental Care, approximately 790 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 Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RA. The nearest is Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust, approximately 1.6 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RA. The nearest is Asda Opticians, approximately 760 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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