Area Information for Wolseley Street, Reading, RG1 6AZ

Wolseley Street in Reading is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Minster ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Reading West. This page combines information for the address Wolseley Street, Reading, RG1 6AZ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of RG1 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 RG1 6AZ.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Reading
Ward Minster
Constituency Reading West
Region South East
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 Wolseley Street, Reading, RG1 6AZ:

Brook Street West, Reading, RG1 6BB
Garnet Street, Reading, RG1 6BA
Wolseley Street, Reading, RG1 6AY
Dover Street, Reading, RG1 6AX
Garnet Hill, Reading, RG1 6AU
Coley Place, Reading, RG1 6AD

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about RG1 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Wolseley Street, Reading, RG1 6AZ 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 72 property sales in Wolseley Street 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 Wolseley Street, Reading 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 3
Semi-Detached 7
Terraced 91
Flat (Purpose-Built) 102
Flat (Converted) 2
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 206
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Wolseley Street, Reading contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 42% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 15
Owned with Mortgage 65
Shared Ownership 7
Rented: From Council 7
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 22
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 80
Rented: Other 3
Rent Free 1
Total 200

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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 70
Two People 81
Three People 26
Four People 20
Five People 2
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 200

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 75
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 62
C2 - Skilled manual workers 20
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 32
Total 189

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 Reading West constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 51% male.

Gender
Male 206
Female 200
Total 406

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 35
5-7 14
8-9 8
10-14 12
15 2
16-17 4
18-19 1
20-24 37
25-29 99
30-44 125
45-59 51
60-64 3
65-74 8
75-84 6
85-89 0
90+ 1
Total 406

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode RG1 6AZ 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 194
Married 104
Divorced 22
Separated 7
Widowed 6
Same Sex 2
Total 335

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 213
Good 140
Fair 45
Bad 7
Very Bad 1
Total 406

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Wolseley Street and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 52% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to 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) 173
Apprenticeship 8
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 44
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 32
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 33
No GCSEs or Equivalent 32
Other 13
Total 335

Ethnic Group Embed This

Wolseley Street, Reading can be considered more ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 69% 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 281
Mixed Ethnicity 18
Indian 56
Pakistani 19
Chinese 4
Other Asian 2
Black African 15
Black Caribbean 3
Other Black/African/Caribbean 3
Other 5
Total 406

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Wolseley Street, Reading), 68% of the residents were born in England, which is significantly below the English average.

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 278
Wales 5
Scotland 7
Northern Ireland 4
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 27
Other 84
Total 406

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to RG1 6AZ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 258
Republic of Ireland 5
Europe (including European Union) 33
African Countries 4
Middle East or Asia 59
North America or Caribbean 2
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 46

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 158
No Religion 151
Buddhist 2
Hindu 45
Jewish 0
Muslim 27
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 23
Total 406

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Minster ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 64% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

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 209
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 33
Self Employed 15
Unemployed 22
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 11
Retired 8
Looking After Home or Family 14
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 9
Other 7
Total 328

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 1
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 16
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 8
Construction 4
RetailInc. Wholesale 31
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 8
Accommodation and Food 15
Information and Communication 39
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 12
Real Estate 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 45
Administration 17
Public Administration and Defence 12
Education 17
HealthInc. Social Work 18
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 14
Total 263

Wolseley Street, Reading, RG1 6AZ is within the Minster / Katesgrove policing neighbourhood, under the Thames Valley 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 Wolseley Street
Neighbourhood Team Address Minster / Katesgrove
Castle Street
Reading
Berks
RG1 7TH
Website: https://www.thamesvalley.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 RG1 6AZ. 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 RG1 6AZ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Wolseley Street, Reading, RG1 6AZ. The nearest railway station is Reading, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Reading 0.7 miles
Reading West 0.7 miles
Earley 2.6 miles
Tilehurst 2.7 miles
Winnersh Triangle 3.8 miles
Theale 4.4 miles
Winnersh 4.5 miles
Twyford 5.2 miles
Pangbourne 5.5 miles
Wargrave 5.5 miles
Shiplake 5.9 miles
Mortimer 5.9 miles
Wokingham 6.4 miles
Henley-on-Thames 6.7 miles
Aldermaston 7.7 miles
Goring & Streatley 8.3 miles
Crowthorne 8.9 miles
Bramley (Hampshire) 9 miles
Midgham 9.4 miles
Bracknell 11 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Wolseley Street, Reading, RG1 6AZ. The nearest is Coley Primary School, approximately 50 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Coley Primary School 50 yards
    
Katesgrove Primary School 380 yards
    
All Saints Church of England Aided Infant School half a mile
    
All Saints Junior School half a mile
    
St Mary & All Saints Church of England Primary School 0.5 miles
    
New Christ Church Church of England Primary School 0.5 miles
    
Civitas Academy 0.6 miles
    
Oxford Road Community School 0.6 miles
    
The Palmer Primary Academy 0.8 miles
    
E P Collier Primary School 0.9 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Wolseley Street, Reading, RG1 6AZ. The nearest is Kendrick School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Kendrick School 0.6 miles
    
Reading School 1 mile
    
The WREN School 1 mile
    
Reading Girls' School 1.2 miles
    
Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School 1.2 miles
    
Maiden Erlegh School in Reading 1.6 miles
    
UTC Reading 1.6 miles
    
Prospect School 1.8 miles
    
John Madejski Academy 1.8 miles
    
Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre 2.2 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Wolseley Street, Reading, RG1 6AZ. The nearest is Russell Street Surgery, approximately 530 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 Wolseley Street, Reading, RG1 6AZ. The nearest is CASTLE HILL DENTAL CARE LIMITED, approximately 680 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 Wolseley Street, Reading, RG1 6AZ. The nearest is Spire Dunedin Hospital, approximately 730 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Wolseley Street, Reading, RG1 6AZ. The nearest is Boots-Reading - Oracle Centre (in Boots UK), approximately 700 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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Broadband in RG1 6AZ

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 38 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 62.1Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 350Mbps
Average Upload Speed 5.3Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 15.6Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%
 

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