Area Information for Deptford High Street, Lewisham, London, SE8 3PQ
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Deptford High Street, Lewisham, London, SE8 3PQ 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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We have found 35 property sales in Deptford High 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 Deptford High Street, 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||54|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Deptford High Street, Lewisham, London contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 61% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||18|
|Rented: From Council||19|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||12|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||93|
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||59|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||27|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||38|
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 51% 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 SE8 3PQ there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 51% 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
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)||108|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||40|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||21|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||34|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||38|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Deptford High Street, 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 45% 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 (Deptford High Street, Lewisham, London), only 45% 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||2|
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 SE8 3PQ
|Republic of Ireland||3|
|Europe (including European Union)||66|
|Middle East or Asia||19|
|North America or Caribbean||6|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||3|
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 Evelyn ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 21% 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)||29|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||57|
|Looking After Home or Family||10|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||6|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||2|
|Accommodation and Food||33|
|Information and Communication||14|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||12|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||18|
|Public Administration and Defence||3|
|HealthInc. Social Work||19|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||20|
Deptford High Street, Lewisham, London, SE8 3PQ is within the Evelyn policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In April 2021, 247 crimes were reported within half a mile of SE8 3PQ.
|Crime:||Click here to view 247 crimes committed near Deptford High Street|
|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 SE8 3PQ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Deptford High Street, Lewisham, London, SE8 3PQ. The nearest railway station is Deptford, approximately 60 yards away.
|New Cross||650 yards|
|New Cross Gate||0.7 miles|
|St Johns (London)||0.7 miles|
|Maze Hill||1.3 miles|
|Surrey Quays||1.3 miles|
|South Bermondsey||1.4 miles|
|Queens Road (Peckham)||1.4 miles|
|Canada Water||1.7 miles|
|Crofton Park||1.7 miles|
|Westcombe Park||1.9 miles|
|Peckham Rye||2 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Deptford High Street, Lewisham, London, SE8 3PQ. The nearest Overground station is New Cross ELL, approximately 610 yards away.
|New Cross ELL Overground Station||610 yards|
|Deptford Bridge DLR Station||670 yards|
|Greenwich DLR Station||0.5 miles|
|Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station||0.7 miles|
|New Cross Gate Overground Station||0.7 miles|
|Elverson Road DLR Station||0.8 miles|
|Island Gardens DLR Station||0.9 miles|
|Mudchute DLR Station||0.9 miles|
|Brockley Overground Station||1.1 miles|
|Lewisham DLR Station||1.2 miles|
|Crossharbour DLR Station||1.2 miles|
|Surrey Quays Overground Station||1.3 miles|
|Queens Road Peckham Overground Station||1.4 miles|
|South Quay DLR Station||1.5 miles|
|Canada Water Tube Station||1.6 miles|
|Canada Water Overground Station||1.7 miles|
|Heron Quays DLR Station||1.7 miles|
|Canary Wharf Tube Station||1.7 miles|
|Canary Wharf DLR Station||1.8 miles|
|Rotherhithe Overground Station||1.9 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Deptford High Street, Lewisham, London, SE8 3PQ. The nearest is St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, approximately 60 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Joseph's Catholic Primary School||60 yards||
|Tidemill Academy||280 yards||
|Grinling Gibbons Primary School||390 yards||
|Lucas Vale Primary School||0.5 miles||
|Childeric Primary School||0.5 miles||
|St Stephen's CofE Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St Alfege with St Peter's Church of England Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St James's Hatcham Church of England Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Myatt Garden Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Ashmead Primary School||0.7 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Deptford High Street, Lewisham, London, SE8 3PQ. The nearest is Addey and Stanhope School, approximately 590 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Addey and Stanhope School||590 yards||
|Deptford Green School||820 yards||
|St Ursula's Convent School||0.9 miles||
|George Green's School||1 mile||
|Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College||1.1 miles||
|Canary Wharf College 3||1.2 miles||
|Prendergast School||1.4 miles||
|South Quay College||1.4 miles|
|The St Thomas the Apostle College||1.4 miles||
|The John Roan School||1.5 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Deptford High Street, Lewisham, London, SE8 3PQ. The nearest is New Cross Health Centre, approximately 480 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|New Cross Health Centre||480 yards|
|Kingfisher Medical Centre||480 yards|
|Deptford Surgery||540 yards|
|Mornington Surgery||550 yards|
|Deptford Medical Centre||580 yards|
|Amersham Vale Practice||580 yards|
|Clifton Rise Family Practice||580 yards|
|Wallace Health Centre||620 yards|
|Primecare Pms (South Street)||0.6 miles|
|Plumbridge Medical Centre||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Deptford High Street, Lewisham, London, SE8 3PQ. The nearest is Creekside Dental Clinic, approximately 190 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Creekside Dental Clinic||190 yards|
|Creek Road Dental Practice||400 yards|
|Deptford Dental Practice||430 yards|
|King's Community Special Care Dentistry||550 yards|
|New Cross Dental Practice||850 yards|
|Greenwich Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|NHS Greenwich||0.7 miles|
|Dental Suite @ Docklands||0.8 miles|
|Dental Care Centre||0.9 miles|
|Portman Healthcare Ltd||1.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Deptford High Street, Lewisham, London, SE8 3PQ. The nearest is Cygnet Hospital Blackheath, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Cygnet Hospital Blackheath||0.8 miles|
|Blackheath Hospital||1.8 miles|
|BMI The Blackheath Hospital||1.8 miles|
|University Hospital Lewisham||1.8 miles|
|Cygnet Lodge Lewisham||2 miles|
|Lewisham Heather Close||2.4 miles|
|Dulwich Community Hospital||2.8 miles|
|Maudsley Hospital||2.9 miles|
|BMI The London Independent Hospital||3 miles|
|King's College Hospital (Denmark Hill)||3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Deptford High Street, Lewisham, London, SE8 3PQ. The nearest is The Sight Centre, approximately 290 yards away.
|The Sight Centre||290 yards|
|ASDA OPTICIANS||1.2 miles|
|Vision Express (UK) Ltd||1.4 miles|
|Boots-London - Surrey Quays||1.4 miles|
|Optika, 44||1.4 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||1.4 miles|
|Freeman Of Greenwich||1.5 miles|
|Eyeland Visioncare||1.5 miles|
|DAVID CLULOW||1.7 miles|
|R Woodfall||1.7 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 SE8 3PQ
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 21 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||56Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||80Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||13.3Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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