Area Information for Wallington, SM6 8SG

This postcode in Wallington is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the Wallington North ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Carshalton and Wallington. This page combines information for the address Wallington, SM6 8SG, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of SM6 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.

Please Note

This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in June 1999. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Sutton
Ward Wallington North
Constituency Carshalton and Wallington
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 Wallington, SM6 8SG:

Melbourne Road, Wallington, SM6 8SA
Melbourne Road, Wallington, SM6 8SB
Melbourne Road, Wallington, SM6 8SY
Melbourne Road, Wallington, SM6 8SD
Melbourne Road, Wallington, SM6 8SE
Melbourne Road, Wallington, SM6 8SF

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about SM6 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Wallington, SM6 8SG 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

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 Wallington 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 6
Semi-Detached 9
Terraced 11
Flat (Purpose-Built) 331
Flat (Converted) 12
Residence in Commercial Building 12
Total 381
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Wallington contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 46% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 34
Owned with Mortgage 65
Shared Ownership 9
Rented: From Council 5
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 2
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 90
Rented: Other 7
Rent Free 1
Total 213

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 93
Two People 74
Three People 31
Four People 13
Five People 2
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 213

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 50
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 81
C2 - Skilled manual workers 26
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 36
Total 193

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 Carshalton and Wallington constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 52% male.

Male 209
Female 194
Total 403

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 33
5-7 8
8-9 6
10-14 11
15 1
16-17 3
18-19 4
20-24 35
25-29 60
30-44 141
45-59 60
60-64 18
65-74 12
75-84 11
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 403

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode SM6 8SG 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 161
Married 103
Divorced 42
Separated 20
Widowed 15
Same Sex 3
Total 344

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 183
Good 174
Fair 38
Bad 7
Very Bad 1
Total 403

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) 113
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 44
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 51
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 58
No GCSEs or Equivalent 46
Other 25
Total 344

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 285
Mixed Ethnicity 22
Indian 26
Pakistani 10
Chinese 6
Other Asian 19
Black African 19
Black Caribbean 9
Other 7
Total 403

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Wallington), 69% 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 279
Wales 4
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 38
Other 73
Total 403

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 SM6 8SG

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 290
Republic of Ireland 7
Europe (including European Union) 36
African Countries 9
Middle East or Asia 27
North America or Caribbean 3
Central America 0
South America 5
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 31

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 225
No Religion 107
Buddhist 2
Hindu 23
Jewish 1
Muslim 22
Sikh 1
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 22
Total 403

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Wallington North ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 56% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

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 187
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 34
Self Employed 32
Unemployed 17
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 18
Retired 15
Looking After Home or Family 13
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 15
Other 2
Total 333

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 1
Manufacturing 16
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 3
Construction 23
RetailInc. Wholesale 36
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 15
Accommodation and Food 11
Information and Communication 15
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 15
Real Estate 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 22
Administration 23
Public Administration and Defence 18
Education 19
HealthInc. Social Work 35
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 6
Total 263

Wallington, SM6 8SG is within the Wallington North policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

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Below are the details of the closest services to SM6 8SG. 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 SM6 8SG.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Wallington, SM6 8SG. The nearest railway station is Wallington, approximately 150 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Wallington 150 yards
Carshalton 0.9 miles
Carshalton Beeches 0.9 miles
Hackbridge 1.2 miles
Waddon 1.4 miles
Sutton (London) 1.8 miles
Purley 2.2 miles
Mitcham Junction 2.2 miles
Reedham (London) 2.3 miles
Sutton Common 2.3 miles
West Croydon 2.3 miles
Purley Oaks 2.4 miles
South Croydon 2.4 miles
West Sutton 2.4 miles
Belmont 2.5 miles
Sanderstead 2.6 miles
East Croydon 2.6 miles
Coulsdon Town 2.7 miles
Cheam 2.8 miles
Riddlesdown 2.9 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Wallington, SM6 8SG. The nearest Overground station is West Croydon, approximately 2.3 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Wallington, SM6 8SG. The nearest is Holy Trinity CofE Junior School, approximately 850 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Holy Trinity CofE Junior School 850 yards
Bandon Hill Primary School half a mile
All Saints Carshalton Church of England Primary School half a mile
Beddington Infants' School 0.6 miles
Foresters Primary School 0.7 miles
Stanley Park Infants School 0.7 miles
Stanley Park Junior School 0.7 miles
St Mary's RC Junior School 0.8 miles
High View Primary School 0.8 miles
St Mary's RC Infants School 0.9 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Wallington, SM6 8SG. The nearest is Wallington County Grammar School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Wallington County Grammar School 0.6 miles
Wallington High School for Girls 0.9 miles
St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls 0.9 miles
Wilson's School 0.9 miles
Carshalton High School for Girls 1.1 miles
The John Fisher School 1.3 miles
Oaks Park High School 1.3 miles  
Carshalton Boys Sports College 1.6 miles
Thomas More Catholic School 1.7 miles
Sutton Grammar School 1.8 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Wallington, SM6 8SG. The nearest is Manor Practice Main Surgery, approximately 160 yards 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 Wallington, SM6 8SG. The nearest is Melbourne Road Dental Practice, approximately 80 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 Wallington, SM6 8SG. The nearest is Inhealth - St Helier Hospital, approximately 2 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Wallington, SM6 8SG. The nearest is Punch Opticians, approximately 160 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Punch Opticians 160 yards
For Your Eyes 270 yards
SPECSAVERS 270 yards
Wallington Opticians 270 yards
Eye Contact Vision Clinic 780 yards
Barlindene Ltd 840 yards
Ridlingtons Opticians 0.6 miles
Beeches Eyecare 1.1 miles
Optilabs Ltd 1.3 miles
Costco Wholesale 1.3 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.