Area Information for Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London, SE13 7EP
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London, SE13 7EP 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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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
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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||25|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 59% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||24|
|Rented: From Council||4|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||5|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||67|
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.
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.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||28|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||42|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||9|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||27|
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 Lewisham, Deptford constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 54% male.
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.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of SE13 7EP there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 67% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.
Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.
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.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Lewisham Centre and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 53% 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)||126|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||20|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||20|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||18|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||21|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London 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 56% 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.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
In this area (Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London), only 48% of the residents were born in England, so the majority of the residents of this area were not born in England.
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|
|Republic of Ireland||15|
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 SE13 7EP
|Republic of Ireland||20|
|Europe (including European Union)||37|
|Middle East or Asia||26|
|North America or Caribbean||13|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||11|
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.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the Lewisham Central ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 15% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.
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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||19|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||49|
|Looking After Home or Family||1|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||10|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||2|
|Accommodation and Food||16|
|Information and Communication||11|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||11|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||20|
|Public Administration and Defence||7|
|HealthInc. Social Work||14|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||29|
Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London, SE13 7EP is within the Lewisham Town Centre policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Lewisham Centre|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Lewisham Town Centre
Below are the details of the closest services to Lewisham. 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 SE13 7EP.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London, SE13 7EP. The nearest railway station is Lewisham, approximately 510 yards away.
|Ladywell||half a mile|
|St Johns (London)||0.7 miles|
|Hither Green||0.8 miles|
|Crofton Park||1.2 miles|
|Catford Bridge||1.3 miles|
|New Cross||1.4 miles|
|Lee (London)||1.4 miles|
|New Cross Gate||1.5 miles|
|Maze Hill||1.6 miles|
|Honor Oak Park||1.7 miles|
|Westcombe Park||2 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London, SE13 7EP. The nearest DLR station is Lewisham, approximately 370 yards away.
|Lewisham DLR Station||370 yards|
|Elverson Road DLR Station||0.5 miles|
|Deptford Bridge DLR Station||1 mile|
|Brockley Overground Station||1.1 miles|
|Greenwich DLR Station||1.1 miles|
|New Cross ELL Overground Station||1.3 miles|
|Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station||1.4 miles|
|New Cross Gate Overground Station||1.5 miles|
|Honor Oak Park Overground Station||1.7 miles|
|Island Gardens DLR Station||1.8 miles|
|Mudchute DLR Station||2 miles|
|Queens Road Peckham Overground Station||2.1 miles|
|Crossharbour DLR Station||2.3 miles|
|Forest Hill Overground Station||2.4 miles|
|Peckham Rye Overground Station||2.6 miles|
|South Quay DLR Station||2.7 miles|
|Surrey Quays Overground Station||2.7 miles|
|North Greenwich Tube Station||2.8 miles|
|Canary Wharf Tube Station||2.9 miles|
|Heron Quays DLR Station||2.9 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London, SE13 7EP. The nearest is St Saviour's Catholic Primary School, approximately 240 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Saviour's Catholic Primary School||240 yards||
|St Mary's Lewisham Church of England Primary School||870 yards||
|Morden Mount Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St Margaret's Lee CofE Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Ashmead Primary School||0.8 miles||
|John Ball Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Brindishe Green School||0.8 miles||
|Gordonbrock Primary School||0.8 miles||
|St Stephen's CofE Primary School||0.8 miles||
|All Saints' Church of England Primary School Blackheath||0.8 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London, SE13 7EP. The nearest is Prendergast School, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Prendergast School||0.6 miles||
|St Ursula's Convent School||1 mile||
|International Academy of Greenwich||1.1 miles||
|Addey and Stanhope School||1.1 miles||
|Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College||1.4 miles||
|The John Roan School||1.5 miles||
|Deptford Green School||1.6 miles||
|Blackheath High School||1.6 miles|
|Thomas Tallis School||1.7 miles||
|George Green's School||1.8 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London, SE13 7EP. The nearest is Triangle Group Practice, approximately 490 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Triangle Group Practice||490 yards|
|Belmont Hill Surgery||550 yards|
|Morden Hill Surgery||half a mile|
|St Johns Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|Hilly Fields Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|Lewisham Medical Centre||0.7 miles|
|Plumbridge Medical Centre||0.8 miles|
|Woodlands Health Centre||0.9 miles|
|Novum Health Partnership - Rushey Green Group Practice||0.9 miles|
|Lee Road Surgery||0.9 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London, SE13 7EP. The nearest is Lewis Grove Dental Practice, approximately 170 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Lewis Grove Dental Practice||170 yards|
|Lewisham Dental Practice||220 yards|
|Portman Healthcare Ltd||420 yards|
|Belmont Park||700 yards|
|Total Orthodontics||800 yards|
|Rushey Green Dental Practice||1 mile|
|Smile Impressions Lee||1 mile|
|L Ziman & Associates Ltd||1.1 miles|
|Honor Oak Dental Clinic||1.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London, SE13 7EP. The nearest is University Hospital Lewisham, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|University Hospital Lewisham||0.6 miles|
|Cygnet Lodge Lewisham||0.7 miles|
|Cygnet Hospital Blackheath||0.7 miles|
|Blackheath Hospital||0.8 miles|
|BMI The Blackheath Hospital||0.8 miles|
|Lewisham Heather Close||1 mile|
|Oxleas House||2.9 miles|
|Queen Elizabeth Hospital||2.9 miles|
|Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich||2.9 miles|
|Eltham Community Hospital||2.9 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Lewisham Centre, Lewisham, London, SE13 7EP. The nearest is Vision Express (UK) Ltd, approximately < 50 yards away.
|Vision Express (UK) Ltd||< 50 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||170 yards|
|Eyeland Visioncare||200 yards|
|Butcher Curnow Ophthalmic Opticians||0.9 miles|
|In Focus Opticians||0.9 miles|
|K Rowland Ltd||1 mile|
|Catford Specsavers||1.1 miles|
|Ronald Brown Opticians||1.1 miles|
|The Sight Centre||1.2 miles|
|Crofton Park Opticians||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 SE13 7EP
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 24 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||12Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||18.6Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||1Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||1.9Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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