Area Information for The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RN

The Downsway in Sutton is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the Belmont ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Sutton and Cheam. This page combines information for the address The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RN, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of SM2 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 SM2 5RN.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Sutton
Ward Belmont
Constituency Sutton and Cheam
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 The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RN:

The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RL
Egmont Road, Sutton, SM2 5JN
Egmont Road, Sutton, SM2 5JR
Egmont Road, Sutton, SM2 5JW
Brighton Road, Sutton, SM2 5SL
The Causeway, Sutton, SM2 5RS

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about SM2 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RN 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 12 property sales in The Downsway 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 The Downsway, Sutton consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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 65
Semi-Detached 51
Terraced 0
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 117
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 61
Owned with Mortgage 51
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3
Rent Free 0
Total 115

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 24
Two People 35
Three People 24
Four People 20
Five People 9
Six People 3
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 115

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 41
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 25
C2 - Skilled manual workers 5
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 5
Total 76

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 Sutton and Cheam constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.

Male 152
Female 164
Total 316

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 10
5-7 4
8-9 7
10-14 24
15 2
16-17 14
18-19 2
20-24 18
25-29 20
30-44 32
45-59 87
60-64 32
65-74 36
75-84 23
85-89 4
90+ 1
Total 316

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode SM2 5RN 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 65
Married 169
Divorced 9
Separated 5
Widowed 21
Same Sex 0
Total 269

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 164
Good 105
Fair 42
Bad 5
Very Bad 0
Total 316

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) 122
Apprenticeship 8
2+ A Levels 21
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 38
1-4 GCSEs 30
No GCSEs 38
Other 12
Total 269

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 71% white.

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 224
Mixed Ethnicity 10
Indian 29
Pakistani 5
Chinese 13
Other Asian 13
Black African 11
Black Caribbean 3
Other 8
Total 316

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 234
Wales 3
Scotland 7
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 6
European Union 9
Other 57
Total 316

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to SM2 5RN

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 289
Republic of Ireland 6
Europe (including European Union) 5
African Countries 9
Middle East or Asia 2
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 2
None 13

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 173
No Religion 63
Buddhist 0
Hindu 30
Jewish 2
Muslim 17
Sikh 1
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 30
Total 316

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 90
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 30
Self Employed 33
Unemployed 3
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 26
Retired 40
Looking After Home or Family 11
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 2
Other 6
Total 241

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
Mining/Quarrying 2
Manufacturing 4
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 9
RetailInc. Wholesale 13
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 7
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 7
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 8
Real Estate 6
Professional, Scientific and Technical 27
Administration 9
Public Administration and Defence 15
Education 15
HealthInc. Social Work 22
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 7
Total 157

The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RN is within the Belmont policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In February 2019, 68 crimes were reported within half a mile of SM2 5RN.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 68 crimes committed near The Downsway
Neighbourhood Team Address Belmont

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Below are the details of the closest services to SM2 5RN. 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 SM2 5RN.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RN. The nearest railway station is Sutton (London), approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Sutton (London) 0.6 miles
Belmont 0.7 miles
Carshalton Beeches 0.9 miles
Cheam 1.1 miles
West Sutton 1.2 miles
Carshalton 1.5 miles
Sutton Common 1.7 miles
Wallington 1.8 miles
Banstead 1.8 miles
Ewell East 2.3 miles
Hackbridge 2.4 miles
Woodmansterne 2.7 miles
Stoneleigh 2.7 miles
St Helier (London) 2.7 miles
Epsom Downs 2.9 miles
Ewell West 2.9 miles
Chipstead 3 miles
Coulsdon Town 3.1 miles
Morden South 3.1 miles
Reedham (Surrey) 3.2 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RN. The nearest Tube station is Morden, approximately 3.5 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RN. The nearest is Devonshire Primary School, approximately 370 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Devonshire Primary School 370 yards
Barrow Hedges Primary School 0.6 miles
Avenue Primary Academy 0.7 miles
Manor Park Primary Academy 0.9 miles
Robin Hood Infants' School 1 mile
Robin Hood Junior School 1 mile
Stanley Park Infants School 1.1 miles
Stanley Park Junior School 1.1 miles
Cuddington Croft Primary School 1.3 miles
St Mary's RC Junior School 1.3 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RN. The nearest is Overton Grange School, approximately 550 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Overton Grange School 550 yards
Harris Academy Sutton 730 yards  
Sutton High School 0.8 miles  
Sutton Grammar School 1 mile
Stanley Park High 1 mile
St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls 1.2 miles
Nonsuch High School for Girls 1.5 miles
Carshalton High School for Girls 1.5 miles
Cheam High School 1.6 miles
Wallington High School for Girls 1.8 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RN. The nearest is The Surgery - 48 Mulgrave Road, approximately 0.6 miles 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 The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RN. The nearest is Choudhury, Mahbobur Rahman, approximately 0.7 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Choudhury, Mahbobur Rahman 0.7 miles
Beechwood Smile Centre 0.8 miles
Mr A A Zaidi 0.9 miles
Beeches Dental Practice 0.9 miles
Mrs C S Hensley 0.9 miles
Mr G J Humphries 1 mile
Benhill Dental Practice 1.1 miles
Mr J M A Clarke 1.1 miles
Healy, John Christopher 1.1 miles
JH Patel & Partners 1.2 miles

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RN. The nearest is Sutton Hospital, approximately 730 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to The Downsway, Sutton, SM2 5RN. The nearest is Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care 0.6 miles
Specsavers Opticians 0.7 miles
Boots-Sutton - High St 0.9 miles
Vision Express 0.9 miles
Gordon Turner Optometrists 1.2 miles
SECOND SIGHT 1.3 miles
Optics Direct 1.3 miles
Ridlingtons Opticians 1.5 miles
For Your Eyes 1.8 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 SM2 5RN

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 75.5Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 9.2Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 78%
Virgin Media 75.1%
EE/Orange Broadband 74.5%
Vodafone 74.1%
Sky Digital 73.6%
BT Broadband 70.5%
TalkTalk 66.7%

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