Area Information for Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NJ

Greyhound Lane 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 Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NJ, 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 5NJ.

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 Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NJ:

Sanders Parade, Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NL
Byron Close, London, SW16 5PU
Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5RN
Westwell Mews, London, SW16 5FA
Barrow Road, London, SW16 5NE
Barrow Road, London, SW16 5NF

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 Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NJ 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 3 property sales in Greyhound Lane 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 Greyhound Lane, 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 5
Semi-Detached 6
Terraced 8
Flat (Purpose-Built) 95
Flat (Converted) 11
Residence in Commercial Building 5
Total 130
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Greyhound Lane, London contains a higher than average level of social housing - 29% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 6
Owned with Mortgage 21
Shared Ownership 2
Rented: From Council 23
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 14
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 58
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 1
Total 126

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 53
Three People 24
Four People 20
Five People 3
Six People 2
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 126

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 18
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 40
C2 - Skilled manual workers 19
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 41
Total 118

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 47% male.

Male 144
Female 165
Total 309

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 39
5-7 13
8-9 4
10-14 21
15 1
16-17 5
18-19 6
20-24 27
25-29 47
30-44 97
45-59 34
60-64 6
65-74 4
75-84 2
85-89 3
90+ 0
Total 309

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode SW16 5NJ 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 135
Married 63
Divorced 13
Separated 12
Widowed 8
Same Sex 0
Total 231

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.

This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 90% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.

Very Good 163
Good 116
Fair 21
Bad 6
Very Bad 3
Total 309

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) 79
Apprenticeship 1
2+ A Levels 22
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 28
1-4 GCSEs 28
No GCSEs 33
Other 40
Total 231

Ethnic Group Embed This

Greyhound Lane, 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 44% 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 137
Mixed Ethnicity 24
Indian 3
Pakistani 8
Bangladeshi 1
Chinese 2
Other Asian 4
Black African 55
Black Caribbean 45
Other Black/African/Caribbean 25
Other 5
Total 309

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Greyhound Lane, London), 50% 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 155
Wales 0
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 3
European Union 58
Other 92
Total 309

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 5NJ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 169
Republic of Ireland 2
Europe (including European Union) 67
African Countries 24
Middle East or Asia 3
North America or Caribbean 12
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 35

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 172
No Religion 69
Buddhist 1
Hindu 6
Jewish 0
Muslim 27
Sikh 0
Other Religion 4
Not Stated 30
Total 309

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 100
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 23
Self Employed 22
Unemployed 26
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 17
Retired 3
Looking After Home or Family 17
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 7
Other 11
Total 226

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 3
Construction 11
RetailInc. Wholesale 23
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 24
Information and Communication 7
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 13
Administration 12
Public Administration and Defence 14
Education 5
HealthInc. Social Work 12
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 13
Total 149

Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NJ 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.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Greyhound Lane
Neighbourhood Team Address St Leonard's

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Below are the details of the closest services to SW16 5NJ. 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 5NJ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NJ. The nearest railway station is Streatham, approximately 500 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Streatham 500 yards
Streatham Common 620 yards
Norbury 0.8 miles
Streatham Hill 1.1 miles
West Norwood 1.3 miles
Tooting 1.4 miles
Mitcham Eastfields 1.5 miles
Tulse Hill 1.6 miles
Balham 1.8 miles
Gipsy Hill 2 miles
Thornton Heath 2 miles
West Dulwich 2.1 miles
Wandsworth Common 2.2 miles
Sydenham Hill 2.3 miles
Mitcham Junction 2.3 miles
Herne Hill 2.5 miles
Crystal Palace 2.5 miles
Haydons Road 2.6 miles
Selhurst 2.7 miles
Anerley 2.8 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NJ. The nearest Tube station is Tooting Bec, approximately 1.6 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NJ. The nearest is Immanuel and St Andrew Church of England Primary School, approximately 350 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Immanuel and St Andrew Church of England Primary School 350 yards
St Andrew's Catholic Primary School 420 yards
St Leonard's Church of England Primary School 790 yards
Goldfinch Primary School 830 yards
Sunnyhill Primary School 0.6 miles
Penwortham Primary School 0.7 miles
Granton Primary School 0.7 miles
Norbury Manor Primary School 0.8 miles
Stanford Primary School 0.9 miles
Crown Lane Primary School 0.9 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NJ. The nearest is Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School 0.5 miles
St Joseph's College 1 mile
Graveney School 1 mile
Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College for Girls 1 mile
Streatham and Clapham High School 1 mile  
Norwood School 1.3 miles
Harris Academy Merton 1.4 miles
Virgo Fidelis Convent Senior School 1.5 miles
St Mark's Church of England Academy 1.5 miles
City Heights E-ACT Academy 1.6 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NJ. The nearest is Streatham Common Practice at Baldry Gardens, approximately 460 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 Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NJ. The nearest is King's Community Special Care Dentistry, approximately 480 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 Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NJ. The nearest is St George's Hospital (London), approximately 2 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Greyhound Lane, London, SW16 5NJ. The nearest is Visionary Eyecare Limited, approximately 180 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Visionary Eyecare Limited 180 yards
Tesco Opticians Streatham 480 yards
J S Robin 480 yards
Specsavers Opticians 0.6 miles
Boots-Streatham 0.7 miles
London Eye Care Centre 0.9 miles
Realeyes Ltd 1.1 miles
The London Eye Care Centre 1.3 miles
Optics Vision 1.4 miles
Pearl Vision 1.4 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 SW16 5NJ

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 6 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 22.3Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 50.9Mbps
Average Upload Speed 2.7Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 10Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 74%
Virgin Media 72%
Sky Digital 70%
EE/Orange Broadband 69%
BT Broadband 66%
TalkTalk 63%

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