Area Information for London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AP

London Road in Benfleet is in the Eastern region of England. The postcode is within the St Peter's ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Castle Point. This page combines information for the address London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AP, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of SS7 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 SS7 1AP.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Castle Point
Ward St Peter's
Constituency Castle Point
Region Eastern
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 London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AP:

London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AW
Glen Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AN
Catherine Road, Benfleet, SS7 1FQ
Thundersley Park Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AH
London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AQ
Catherine Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AR

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about SS7 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AP 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 5 property sales in London 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 London Road, Benfleet 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 68
Semi-Detached 34
Terraced 2
Flat (Purpose-Built) 9
Flat (Converted) 2
Residence in Commercial Building 3
Total 118
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 49
Owned with Mortgage 48
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 2
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 16
Rented: Other 3
Rent Free 0
Total 118

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 31
Two People 44
Three People 21
Four People 18
Five People 2
Six People 2
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 118

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 17
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 25
C2 - Skilled manual workers 13
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 17
Total 72

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 Castle Point constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.

Male 131
Female 145
Total 276

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 7
8-9 11
10-14 17
15 3
16-17 13
18-19 7
20-24 10
25-29 9
30-44 41
45-59 67
60-64 17
65-74 43
75-84 22
85-89 2
90+ 2
Total 276

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode SS7 1AP 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 62
Married 133
Divorced 14
Separated 7
Widowed 17
Same Sex 0
Total 233

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 127
Good 116
Fair 21
Bad 8
Very Bad 4
Total 276

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) 38
Apprenticeship 6
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 30
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 42
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 48
No GCSEs or Equivalent 57
Other 12
Total 233

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (London Road, Benfleet) can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 100% 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 275
Mixed Ethnicity 1
Total 276

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 258
Wales 2
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 8
Other 3
Total 276

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 SS7 1AP

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 249
Republic of Ireland 2
Europe (including European Union) 2
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 2
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 22

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 165
No Religion 78
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 1
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 32
Total 276

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the St Peter's ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 22% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.

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 70
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 23
Self Employed 26
Unemployed 4
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 21
Retired 45
Looking After Home or Family 13
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 5
Other 0
Total 207

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 6
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 16
RetailInc. Wholesale 12
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 12
Accommodation and Food 6
Information and Communication 5
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 10
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 14
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 12
Education 11
HealthInc. Social Work 12
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 130

London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AP is within the Thundersley policing neighbourhood, under the Essex Police 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 SS7 1AP. 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 SS7 1AP.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AP. The nearest railway station is Benfleet, approximately 1.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Benfleet 1.4 miles
Rayleigh 2.2 miles
Pitsea 2.8 miles
Leigh-on-Sea 3.3 miles
Wickford 4.2 miles
Battlesbridge 4.2 miles
Chalkwell 4.6 miles
Hockley 4.6 miles
Basildon 5 miles
Westcliff 5.5 miles
Southend Airport 5.7 miles
Rochford 5.7 miles
Prittlewell 6 miles
South Woodham Ferrers 6.1 miles
Southend Victoria 6.2 miles
Southend Central 6.3 miles
Laindon 6.4 miles
Southend East 7.1 miles
Stanford-le-Hope 7.3 miles
North Fambridge 7.5 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AP. The nearest is Kingston Primary School, approximately 530 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Kingston Primary School 530 yards
Holy Family Catholic Primary School 740 yards
Kents Hill Infant Academy half a mile
Kents Hill Junior School half a mile
Thundersley Primary School 0.6 miles
The Robert Drake Primary School 0.6 miles
South Benfleet Primary School 0.9 miles
Jotmans Hall Primary School 1 mile
Woodham Ley Primary School 1.1 miles
Montgomerie Primary School 1.2 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AP. The nearest is The Appleton School, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Appleton School 0.8 miles
The King John School 1.1 miles
The Deanes 1.2 miles
The Sweyne Park School 2.5 miles
The FitzWimarc School 2.5 miles
The Cornelius Vermuyden School 2.6 miles
The Basildon Upper Academy 2.9 miles
Belfairs Academy 3.1 miles
Castle View School 3.1 miles
The Basildon Lower Academy 3.6 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AP. The nearest is P A Patel Surgery, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
P A Patel Surgery 0.6 miles
Benfleet Surgery 0.8 miles
High Road Family Doctors 1.1 miles
Dr M R Khan & Partners 1.1 miles
St George's Medical Practice 1.1 miles
Essex Way Surgery 1.3 miles
The Hollies Surgery 1.8 miles
Audley Mills Surgery 2.1 miles
Church View Surgery 2.2 miles
William Harvey Surgery 2.3 miles

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AP. The nearest is South Benfleet Dental Care, approximately 0.8 miles 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 London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AP. The nearest is Basildon Hospital - Dermatology Benfleet, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1AP. The nearest is Castle Opticians, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Castle Opticians 0.6 miles
Castle Opticians 0.9 miles
K J Green Opticians 0.9 miles
Williams Optometrists 1 mile
Forbes Opticians Ltd 1.7 miles
Rayleigh Vision Centre 2 miles
Castle Opticians 2 miles
Audley Mills Eye Services Ltd 2.1 miles
Boots-Rayleigh 2.1 miles
Rayleigh VE Limited 2.2 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.