Area Information for Gainsborough Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DU

Gainsborough Road in Dagenham is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the Becontree ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Barking. This page combines information for the address Gainsborough Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DU, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of RM8 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 RM8 2DU.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Barking and Dagenham
Ward Becontree
Constituency Barking
Region London
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 Gainsborough Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DU:

Mayesbrook Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DX
Stevens Road, Dagenham, RM8 2QR
Vicars Walk, Dagenham, RM8 2EH
Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, RM8 2UL
Holden Close, Dagenham, RM8 2QS
Mayesbrook Road, Dagenham, RM8 2EB

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about RM8 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Gainsborough Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DU 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 16 property sales in Gainsborough 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

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 3
Semi-Detached 24
Terraced 60
Flat (Purpose-Built) 25
Flat (Converted) 7
Residence in Commercial Building 3
Total 122
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Gainsborough Road, Dagenham contains a higher than average level of social housing - 34% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 15
Owned with Mortgage 33
Shared Ownership 3
Rented: From Council 36
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 5
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 18
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 9
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 45
Two People 21
Three People 26
Four People 8
Five People 16
Six People 3
Seven People 0
8+ People 2
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 5
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 27
C2 - Skilled manual workers 18
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 37
Total 87

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 Barking constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.

Gender
Male 152
Female 162
Total 314

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 31
5-7 12
8-9 9
10-14 23
15 3
16-17 8
18-19 6
20-24 29
25-29 24
30-44 63
45-59 55
60-64 10
65-74 17
75-84 16
85-89 4
90+ 4
Total 314

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode RM8 2DU 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 96
Married 83
Divorced 25
Separated 11
Widowed 21
Same Sex 0
Total 236

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 144
Good 105
Fair 41
Bad 17
Very Bad 7
Total 314

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 2
2+ A Levels 19
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 35
1-4 GCSEs 41
No GCSEs 72
Other 26
Total 236

Ethnic Group Embed This

Gainsborough Road, Dagenham 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 59% 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 184
Mixed Ethnicity 11
Indian 12
Pakistani 24
Bangladeshi 5
Other Asian 13
Black African 35
Black Caribbean 15
Other Black/African/Caribbean 9
Other 6
Total 314

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 223
Wales 0
Scotland 0
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 11
Other 78
Total 314

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 RM8 2DU

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 190
Republic of Ireland 2
Europe (including European Union) 16
African Countries 13
Middle East or Asia 17
North America or Caribbean 5
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 77

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 161
No Religion 77
Buddhist 6
Hindu 2
Jewish 3
Muslim 46
Sikh 6
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 13
Total 314

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 64
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 25
Self Employed 17
Unemployed 17
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 25
Retired 24
Looking After Home or Family 19
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 13
Other 8
Total 212

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 10
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 7
RetailInc. Wholesale 20
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 9
Accommodation and Food 3
Information and Communication 4
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 3
Real Estate 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 7
Administration 10
Public Administration and Defence 3
Education 6
HealthInc. Social Work 23
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 112

Gainsborough Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DU is within the Becontree policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Gainsborough Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Becontree
Website: http://www.met.police.uk/a/your-area/met/barking-and-dagenham/becontree/

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 RM8 2DU. 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 RM8 2DU.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Gainsborough Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DU. The nearest railway station is Goodmayes, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Goodmayes 0.7 miles
Chadwell Heath 1 mile
Seven Kings 1 mile
Newbury Park Station 1.8 miles
Barking 1.9 miles
Ilford 2 miles
Dagenham Dock 2.4 miles
Manor Park 3 miles
Woodgrange Park 3.1 miles
Romford 3.2 miles
Wanstead Park 3.9 miles
Forest Gate 4 miles
Rainham (London) 4.2 miles
Gidea Park 4.2 miles
Abbey Wood (London) 4.5 miles
Emerson Park 4.5 miles
Belvedere 4.7 miles
Leytonstone High Road 4.7 miles
Plumstead 4.8 miles
Maryland 4.8 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Gainsborough Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DU. The nearest Tube station is Becontree, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Gainsborough Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DU. The nearest is Becontree Primary School, approximately 160 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Becontree Primary School 160 yards
    
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School 660 yards
    
Mayespark Primary School 780 yards
    
The St Teresa Catholic Primary School 0.5 miles
    
Al-Noor Voluntary Aided Muslim Primary School 0.5 miles  
Goodmayes Primary School 0.5 miles
    
Dorothy Barley Junior Academy 0.6 miles
    
Roding Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Dorothy Barley Infants' School 0.6 miles
    
Henry Green Primary School 0.6 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Gainsborough Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DU. The nearest is Mayfield School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Mayfield School 0.6 miles
    
Barking Abbey School, A Specialist Sports and Humanities College 1.1 miles
    
Chadwell Heath Academy 1.1 miles
    
The Palmer Catholic Academy 1.1 miles
    
Robert Clack School 1.3 miles
    
All Saints Catholic School and Technology College 1.6 miles
    
Jo Richardson Community School 1.6 miles
    
The Warren School 1.8 miles
    
Oaks Park High School 1.9 miles
    
St Edward's Church of England Academy 2 miles  

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Gainsborough Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DU. The nearest is Longbridge Practice (Dr A Arif), 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 Gainsborough Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DU. The nearest is David's Dental Care, approximately 490 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 Gainsborough Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DU. The nearest is Barking Community Hospital, approximately 1.4 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Gainsborough Road, Dagenham, RM8 2DU. The nearest is OPT A VISION, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
OPT A VISION 0.5 miles
RAJ OPTICIANS 0.7 miles
Downes Eyecare 1 mile
Home Eye Care (DOM) 1 mile
EYE GEE LTD 1 mile
Dawsons Opticians (R Stewart) 1.2 miles
J I PARTRIDGE 1.2 miles
Peters J H 1.2 miles
VISITING OPTICIAN (MR J SINGH) 1.2 miles
Care Optics 1.2 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 RM8 2DU

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 14 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 61.9Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 120Mbps
Average Upload Speed 5.8Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 12Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 74%
Virgin Media 72%
Sky Digital 70%
EE/Orange Broadband 69%
BT Broadband 66%
TalkTalk 63%
 

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