Area Information for Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LJ

Woolwich Road is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the Woolwich Riverside ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Greenwich and Woolwich. This page combines information for the address Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LJ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of SE7 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 SE7 8LJ.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Greenwich
Ward Woolwich Riverside
Constituency Greenwich and Woolwich
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 Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LJ:

Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LL
Lancey Close, London, SE7 8DN
Tamar Street, London, SE7 8DQ
Cleveley Close, London, SE7 8DP
Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LQ
Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8FE

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about SE7 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LJ 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 one property sale in Woolwich 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

The area containing Woolwich Road, 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.

Housing Types
Detached 3
Semi-Detached 4
Terraced 22
Flat (Purpose-Built) 92
Flat (Converted) 9
Residence in Commercial Building 4
Total 134
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Woolwich Road, London contains a higher than average level of social housing - 71% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4
Owned with Mortgage 9
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 83
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 10
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 20
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 2
Total 131

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 63
Two People 27
Three People 14
Four People 16
Five People 8
Six People 2
Seven People 0
8+ People 1
Total 131

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 10
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 39
C2 - Skilled manual workers 17
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 41
Total 107

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 Greenwich and Woolwich constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 51% male.

Male 144
Female 141
Total 285

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 5
5-7 6
8-9 9
10-14 30
15 3
16-17 20
18-19 9
20-24 28
25-29 23
30-44 58
45-59 47
60-64 15
65-74 18
75-84 12
85-89 1
90+ 1
Total 285

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode SE7 8LJ 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 130
Married 56
Divorced 29
Separated 9
Widowed 8
Same Sex 0
Total 232

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.

Very Good 125
Good 92
Fair 41
Bad 18
Very Bad 9
Total 285

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) 31
Apprenticeship 2
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 25
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 49
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 47
No GCSEs or Equivalent 65
Other 13
Total 232

Ethnic Group Embed This

Woolwich Road, 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 53% 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 150
Mixed Ethnicity 9
Indian 5
Chinese 9
Other Asian 12
Black African 58
Black Caribbean 11
Other Black/African/Caribbean 24
Other 7
Total 285

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Woolwich Road, 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
England 168
Wales 0
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 5
European Union 7
Other 104
Total 285

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 SE7 8LJ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 199
Republic of Ireland 3
Europe (including European Union) 7
African Countries 23
Middle East or Asia 14
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 43

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.

Christian 135
No Religion 54
Buddhist 8
Hindu 11
Jewish 0
Muslim 49
Sikh 2
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 24
Total 285

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Woolwich Riverside ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 16% 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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 75
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 21
Self Employed 15
Unemployed 20
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 35
Retired 18
Looking After Home or Family 7
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 14
Other 13
Total 218

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 8
Construction 8
RetailInc. Wholesale 29
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 9
Accommodation and Food 11
Information and Communication 3
Real Estate 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 4
Administration 10
Public Administration and Defence 13
Education 9
HealthInc. Social Work 6
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 6
Total 119

Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LJ is within the Woolwich Riverside 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 Woolwich Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Woolwich Riverside

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Below are the details of the closest services to SE7 8LJ. 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 SE7 8LJ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LJ. The nearest railway station is Woolwich Dockyard, approximately 800 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Woolwich Dockyard 800 yards
Charlton 0.7 miles
Woolwich Arsenal 1.1 miles
Woolwich 1.2 miles
Westcombe Park 1.3 miles
Custom House 1.4 miles
Canary Wharf 1.6 miles
Plumstead 1.7 miles
Maze Hill 1.9 miles
Kidbrooke 2.2 miles
Blackheath 2.4 miles
Eltham 2.6 miles
Greenwich 2.7 miles
Falconwood 2.7 miles
West Ham 3 miles
Lewisham 3.1 miles
Welling 3.1 miles
Deptford 3.2 miles
Lee (London) 3.3 miles
Abbey Wood 3.3 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LJ. The nearest DLR station is London City Airport, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LJ. The nearest is Woodhill Primary School, approximately 540 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Woodhill Primary School 540 yards
Cardwell Primary School 700 yards
Thorntree Primary School 720 yards
Drew Primary School 0.7 miles
Mulgrave Primary School 0.8 miles
Fossdene Primary School 0.9 miles
Royal Wharf Primary School 1 mile  
Charlton Manor Primary School 1.1 miles
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Primary School 1.1 miles
St Peter's Catholic Primary School 1.1 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LJ. The nearest is Royal Greenwich Trust School, approximately < 50 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Royal Greenwich Trust School < 50 yards
Oasis Academy Silvertown 1 mile
Leigh Academy Blackheath 1.3 miles  
Royal Docks Academy 1.3 miles
London Design and Engineering UTC 1.4 miles
Ark Greenwich Free School 1.5 miles
Kingsford Community School 1.6 miles
Blackheath High School 1.6 miles  
The Halley Academy 1.6 miles
The John Roan School 1.8 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LJ. The nearest is Frances Street Surgery, approximately 700 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Frances Street Surgery 700 yards
Dr B Patel Dr P Vutukuri 710 yards
Triveni Pms 0.6 miles
Fairfield Pms 0.6 miles
Albert Road Surgery 0.7 miles
Ferryview Health Centre 0.7 miles
Clover Health Centre 1.1 miles
Britannia Village Surgery 1.2 miles
Nightingale Surgery 1.2 miles
Royal Arsenal Medical Centre 1.2 miles

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LJ. The nearest is The Dental Surgery, approximately 150 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 Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LJ. The nearest is Oxleas House, approximately 1 mile away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Woolwich Road, London, SE7 8LJ. The nearest is iCare Optical, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
iCare Optical 0.8 miles
The Chemist 0.9 miles
Specsavers Opticians 0.9 miles
Coton & Hamblin Ltd 1 mile
Tesco Opticians 1 mile
KA Rowland 1 mile
Page & Small Opticians 1 mile
John Lewis Opticians 1.2 miles
Paine & Hunter 1.4 miles
Blackheath Eyecare 1.5 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.