Area Information for De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1LZ

De Montfort Road is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the St Leonard's ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Streatham. This page combines information for the address De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1LZ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of SW16 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 SW16 1LZ.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Lambeth
Ward St Leonard's
Constituency Streatham
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 De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1LZ:

De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1NF
Dingley Lane, London, SW16 1AU
Mount Ephraim Road, London, SW16 1LW
Broadlands Close, London, SW16 1NE
Broadlands Avenue, London, SW16 1ND
Broadlands Avenue, London, SW16 1NA

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about SW16 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1LZ 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 16 property sales in De Montfort 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 De Montfort 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 21
Semi-Detached 19
Terraced 23
Flat (Purpose-Built) 13
Flat (Converted) 101
Residence in Commercial Building 2
Total 179
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing De Montfort Road, London contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 52% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 26
Owned with Mortgage 37
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 7
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 5
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 79
Rented: Other 3
Rent Free 1
Total 159

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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 56
Two People 52
Three People 27
Four People 13
Five People 4
Six People 3
Seven People 1
8+ People 3
Total 159

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 51
C2 - Skilled manual workers 23
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 14
Total 138

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 Streatham constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 51% male.

Male 190
Female 179
Total 369

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 20
5-7 8
8-9 0
10-14 5
15 5
16-17 3
18-19 1
20-24 44
25-29 73
30-44 119
45-59 46
60-64 11
65-74 15
75-84 15
85-89 4
90+ 0
Total 369

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of SW16 1LZ there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 52% 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.

Relationship Status
Single 193
Married 101
Divorced 23
Separated 4
Widowed 10
Same Sex 0
Total 331

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 197
Good 129
Fair 30
Bad 11
Very Bad 2
Total 369

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

De Montfort Road and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 51% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to this category.

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) 170
Apprenticeship 3
2+ A Levels 37
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 26
1-4 GCSEs 24
No GCSEs 31
Other 40
Total 331

Ethnic Group Embed This

De Montfort 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 63% 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 231
Mixed Ethnicity 43
Indian 17
Pakistani 4
Chinese 4
Other Asian 11
Black African 25
Black Caribbean 12
Other Black/African/Caribbean 14
Other 8
Total 369

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (De Montfort 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 217
Wales 6
Scotland 5
Northern Ireland 3
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 53
Other 81
Total 369

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 SW16 1LZ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 263
Republic of Ireland 3
Europe (including European Union) 62
African Countries 22
Middle East or Asia 6
North America or Caribbean 5
Central America 0
South America 5
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 7
None 7

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 183
No Religion 103
Buddhist 8
Hindu 8
Jewish 5
Muslim 22
Sikh 1
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 38
Total 369

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the St Leonard's ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 53% 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 165
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 18
Self Employed 57
Unemployed 20
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 16
Retired 15
Looking After Home or Family 6
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 6
Other 9
Total 312

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 11
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 10
RetailInc. Wholesale 29
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 7
Accommodation and Food 20
Information and Communication 23
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 16
Real Estate 9
Professional, Scientific and Technical 39
Administration 15
Public Administration and Defence 7
Education 17
HealthInc. Social Work 14
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 30
Total 248

De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1LZ is within the St Leonard's policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In February 2019, 174 crimes were reported within half a mile of SW16 1LZ.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 174 crimes committed near De Montfort Road
Neighbourhood Team Address St Leonard's

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Below are the details of the closest services to SW16 1LZ. 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 SW16 1LZ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1LZ. The nearest railway station is Streatham Hill, approximately 320 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Streatham Hill 320 yards
Streatham 0.8 miles
Balham 1 mile
Tulse Hill 1.1 miles
West Norwood 1.2 miles
Streatham Common 1.3 miles
Wandsworth Common 1.5 miles
Herne Hill 1.7 miles
West Dulwich 1.7 miles
Tooting 1.8 miles
Norbury 1.8 miles
Brixton 2 miles
Clapham High Street 2 miles
Sydenham Hill 2.2 miles
Gipsy Hill 2.2 miles
North Dulwich 2.2 miles
Mitcham Eastfields 2.3 miles
Wandsworth Road 2.3 miles
Loughborough Junction 2.4 miles
Earlsfield 2.5 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1LZ. The nearest Tube station is Balham, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1LZ. The nearest is Telferscot Primary School, approximately 830 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Telferscot Primary School 830 yards
St Bede's Catholic Infant School 0.6 miles
Christ Church, Streatham Church of England Primary School 0.7 miles
Streatham Wells Primary School 0.7 miles
Hitherfield Primary School 0.7 miles
The Orchard School 0.7 miles
St Leonard's Church of England Primary School 0.7 miles
Sunnyhill Primary School 0.7 miles
Henry Cavendish Primary School 0.7 miles
Richard Atkins Primary School 0.8 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1LZ. The nearest is Streatham and Clapham High School, approximately 600 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Streatham and Clapham High School 600 yards  
City Heights E-ACT Academy 0.8 miles
La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls' School 0.9 miles
Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School 1 mile
St Martin in the Fields High School for Girls 1 mile
The Elmgreen School 1.2 miles
Chestnut Grove School 1.2 miles
Graveney School 1.3 miles
Trinity Academy 1.4 miles
South Bank Engineering UTC 1.4 miles  

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1LZ. The nearest is The Streatham Hill Group Practice, approximately 340 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 De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1LZ. The nearest is Pearl Dental, approximately 260 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 De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1LZ. The nearest is Springfield University Hospital, approximately 1.8 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to De Montfort Road, London, SW16 1LZ. The nearest is Realeyes Ltd, approximately 380 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Realeyes Ltd 380 yards
Boots-Streatham 570 yards
Specsavers Opticians 720 yards
Tesco Opticians Streatham 0.8 miles
J S Robin 0.8 miles
Boots-Balham 1.1 miles
Clair Vision 1.1 miles
Perfect Vision 1.1 miles
Visionary Eyecare Limited 1.1 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.

  NHS Choices

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Broadband in SW16 1LZ

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.

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Average Download Speed 34.8Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 80Mbps
Average Upload Speed 7.5Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Superfast 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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