Area Information for Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London, SE6 2BB
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London, SE6 2BB 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
The area containing Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||9|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London contains a higher than average level of social housing - 48% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||32|
|Rented: From Council||7|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||68|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||36|
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||38|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||53|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||18|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||36|
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 East constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 51% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around SE6 2BB has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 29% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The number of residents who are separated in SE6 2BB is high - 7% of the area's population. This contrasts with a national average of just 2.7%.
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
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)||115|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||31|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||36|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||27|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||38|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, 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 30% 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 (Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London), 59% 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|
|Republic of Ireland||1|
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 SE6 2BB
|Republic of Ireland||2|
|Europe (including European Union)||38|
|Middle East or Asia||6|
|North America or Caribbean||22|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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 Rushey Green ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 15% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.
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)||26|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||41|
|Looking After Home or Family||18|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||12|
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||3|
|Accommodation and Food||12|
|Information and Communication||15|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||15|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||13|
|Public Administration and Defence||12|
|HealthInc. Social Work||35|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||15|
Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London, SE6 2BB is within the Rushey Green policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In June 2020, 354 crimes were reported within half a mile of SE6 2BB.
|Crime:||Click here to view 354 crimes committed near Brays Gardens|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
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 SE6 2BB.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London, SE6 2BB. The nearest railway station is Catford Bridge, approximately 600 yards away.
|Catford Bridge||600 yards|
|Hither Green||0.9 miles|
|Crofton Park||1.1 miles|
|Honor Oak Park||1.3 miles|
|Lee (London)||1.3 miles|
|Beckenham Hill||1.4 miles|
|Lower Sydenham||1.6 miles|
|Forest Hill||1.6 miles|
|St Johns (London)||1.7 miles|
|Grove Park||2 miles|
|Sydenham (London)||2 miles|
|New Beckenham||2.1 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London, SE6 2BB. The nearest Overground station is Honor Oak Park, approximately 1.3 miles away.
|Honor Oak Park Overground Station||1.3 miles|
|Lewisham DLR Station||1.4 miles|
|Forest Hill Overground Station||1.6 miles|
|Brockley Overground Station||1.6 miles|
|Elverson Road DLR Station||1.7 miles|
|Sydenham Overground Station||2 miles|
|Deptford Bridge DLR Station||2 miles|
|New Cross ELL Overground Station||2.3 miles|
|Greenwich DLR Station||2.3 miles|
|New Cross Gate Overground Station||2.3 miles|
|Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station||2.6 miles|
|Queens Road Peckham Overground Station||2.6 miles|
|Penge West Overground Station||2.7 miles|
|Peckham Rye Overground Station||2.8 miles|
|Island Gardens DLR Station||3 miles|
|Crystal Palace Overground Station||3 miles|
|Anerley Overground Station||3.1 miles|
|Mudchute DLR Station||3.2 miles|
|Denmark Hill Overground Station||3.5 miles|
|Crossharbour DLR Station||3.5 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London, SE6 2BB. The nearest is Holy Cross Catholic Primary School, approximately 260 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Holy Cross Catholic Primary School||260 yards||
|Rushey Green Primary School||300 yards||
|Holbeach Primary School||600 yards||
|Brindishe Green School||0.7 miles||
|St Mary's Lewisham Church of England Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Sandhurst Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Rathfern Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Athelney Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Torridon Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Gordonbrock Primary School||0.9 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London, SE6 2BB. The nearest is Conisborough College, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Conisborough College||0.8 miles||
|Prendergast School||1.1 miles||
|Bonus Pastor Catholic College||1.4 miles||
|International Academy of Greenwich||1.5 miles||
|Sedgehill School||1.6 miles||
|Forest Hill School||1.6 miles||
|Haberdashers' Aske's Knights Academy||1.8 miles||
|Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich||1.9 miles||
|Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College||2 miles||
|Sydenham School||2 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London, SE6 2BB. The nearest is Novum Health Partnership - Rushey Green Group Practice, approximately 540 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Novum Health Partnership - Rushey Green Group Practice||540 yards|
|Park View Surgery||710 yards|
|Woodlands Health Centre||0.6 miles|
|Torridon Road Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Hilly Fields Medical Centre||0.9 miles|
|Triangle Group Practice||0.9 miles|
|Woolstone Medical Centre||1 mile|
|South Lewisham Group Practice||1 mile|
|The Bellingham Green Surgery||1.1 miles|
|Jenner Health Centre||1.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London, SE6 2BB. The nearest is Rushey Green Dental Practice, approximately 320 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Rushey Green Dental Practice||320 yards|
|The Broadway Dental Practice||340 yards|
|Penerley Road Dental Practice||460 yards|
|Maxident Clinic||0.6 miles|
|Hillview Dental Centre||0.6 miles|
|Stanstead Dental Centre||0.7 miles|
|Oasis Dental Care Limited||0.8 miles|
|Integrity Dental Care||1 mile|
|King's Community Special Care Dentistry||1 mile|
|Crofton Park Dental Practice||1.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London, SE6 2BB. The nearest is Cygnet Lodge Lewisham, approximately 0.5 miles away.
|Cygnet Lodge Lewisham||0.5 miles|
|Lewisham Heather Close||0.5 miles|
|University Hospital Lewisham||0.6 miles|
|Blackheath Hospital||1.6 miles|
|BMI The Blackheath Hospital||1.6 miles|
|Cygnet Hospital Blackheath||1.9 miles|
|BMI The Sloane Hospital||2.6 miles|
|The Sloane Hospital||2.6 miles|
|Dulwich Community Hospital||2.9 miles|
|Eltham Community Hospital||3.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Brays Gardens, Plassy Road, Lewisham, London, SE6 2BB. The nearest is Boots-Catford, approximately 220 yards away.
|Catford Specsavers||260 yards|
|Ronald Brown Opticians||260 yards|
|K Rowland Ltd||340 yards|
|Eyeland Visioncare||1.1 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||1.1 miles|
|Crofton Park Opticians||1.1 miles|
|Vision Express (UK) Ltd||1.2 miles|
|Hatton Opticians||1.5 miles|
|Points Of View Opticians||1.6 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 SE6 2BB
This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. 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 10 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||34.2Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||65.1Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||8.5Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||18.7Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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