Area Information for South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London, SW8 1SS
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London, SW8 1SS 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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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 South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||5|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London contains a higher than average level of social housing - 31% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||31|
|Rented: From Council||10|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||55|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||80|
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.
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.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||83|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||64|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||23|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||23|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around SW8 1SS however is predominantly male (59%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).
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.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of SW8 1SS there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 68% 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.
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.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
South Lambeth Road and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 64% 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. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||237|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||23|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||27|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||28|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||27|
Ethnic Group Embed This
South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, 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 69% 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.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
In this area (South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London), only 46% of the residents were born in England, so the majority of the residents of this area were not born in England.
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|
|Republic of Ireland||11|
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 SW8 1SS
|Republic of Ireland||14|
|Europe (including European Union)||65|
|Middle East or Asia||19|
|North America or Caribbean||9|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||12|
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.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the Oval ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 63% 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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||26|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||27|
|Looking After Home or Family||2|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||5|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||12|
|Accommodation and Food||28|
|Information and Communication||41|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||26|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||32|
|Public Administration and Defence||25|
|HealthInc. Social Work||27|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||17|
South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London, SW8 1SS is within the Oval policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In July 2021, 294 crimes were reported within half a mile of SW8 1SS.
|Crime:||Click here to view 294 crimes committed near South Lambeth Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to Lambeth. 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 SW8 1SS.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London, SW8 1SS. The nearest railway station is Vauxhall, approximately < 50 yards away.
|Vauxhall||< 50 yards|
|London Victoria||1.1 miles|
|Elephant & Castle||1.2 miles|
|Battersea Park||1.2 miles|
|London Waterloo||1.3 miles|
|Wandsworth Road||1.3 miles|
|Queenstown Road (Battersea)||1.3 miles|
|London Waterloo East||1.4 miles|
|Clapham High Street||1.5 miles|
|London Charing Cross||1.5 miles|
|Loughborough Junction||1.6 miles|
|Denmark Hill||1.9 miles|
|London Blackfriars||2 miles|
|London Bridge||2.1 miles|
|City Thameslink||2.1 miles|
|London Cannon Street||2.2 miles|
|Herne Hill||2.4 miles|
|East Dulwich||2.5 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London, SW8 1SS. The nearest Tube station is Vauxhall, approximately 90 yards away.
|Vauxhall Tube Station||90 yards|
|Nine Elms Tube Station||850 yards|
|Pimlico Tube Station||half a mile|
|Oval Tube Station||0.5 miles|
|Kennington Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Battersea Power Station Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Stockwell Tube Station||1 mile|
|Lambeth North Tube Station||1 mile|
|St. James's Park Tube Station||1 mile|
|Westminster Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Victoria Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Elephant & Castle Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Waterloo Tube Station||1.3 miles|
|Wandsworth Road Overground Station||1.3 miles|
|Embankment Tube Station||1.5 miles|
|Clapham North Tube Station||1.5 miles|
|Clapham High Street Overground Station||1.5 miles|
|Southwark Tube Station||1.5 miles|
|Charing Cross Tube Station||1.5 miles|
|Sloane Square Tube Station||1.5 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London, SW8 1SS. The nearest is St Anne's Catholic Primary School, approximately 300 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Anne's Catholic Primary School||300 yards||
|St Mark's Church of England Primary School||480 yards||
|Vauxhall Primary School||550 yards||
|Wyvil Primary School and Resource Bases for Speech, Language and Communication Needs, and Autism||600 yards||
|St Stephen's Church of England Primary School||770 yards||
|Westminster Cathedral RC Primary School||770 yards||
|Ashmole Primary School||790 yards||
|Millbank Academy||half a mile||
|Henry Fawcett Primary School||half a mile||
|Herbert Morrison Primary School||0.5 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London, SW8 1SS. The nearest is Lilian Baylis Technology School, approximately 420 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Lilian Baylis Technology School||420 yards||
|Archbishop Tenison's School||690 yards||
|Pimlico Academy||0.6 miles||
|Kennington Park Academy||0.7 miles||
|The Grey Coat Hospital||0.9 miles||
|Platanos College||0.9 miles||
|Oasis Academy South Bank||1 mile||
|DLD College||1 mile|
|Sir Simon Milton Westminster University Technical College||1 mile|
|Notre Dame Roman Catholic Girls' School||1.1 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London, SW8 1SS. The nearest is Riverside Medical Practice, approximately 270 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Riverside Medical Practice||270 yards|
|The Vauxhall Surgery||580 yards|
|Mawbey Group Practice||830 yards|
|Millbank Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|North Hub||0.7 miles|
|The South Lambeth Road Practice||0.7 miles|
|Pimlico Health At The Marven Surgery||0.7 miles|
|The Doctor Hickey Surgery||0.8 miles|
|Hurley Clinic||0.8 miles|
|Lambeth Walk Group Practice||0.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London, SW8 1SS. The nearest is King's Community Special Care Dentistry, approximately 830 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|King's Community Special Care Dentistry||830 yards|
|Pimlico Dental Care||860 yards|
|Dr GK Ooi & Associates||half a mile|
|Oval Dental Clinic||0.5 miles|
|Kennington Dental Surgery||0.6 miles|
|Mint Dental Care||0.6 miles|
|Gentle Dental Care||0.6 miles|
|Westminster House Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|McKennell Dental Practice||0.8 miles|
|The London Dental Studio||0.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London, SW8 1SS. The nearest is The Gordon Hospital, approximately 0.7 miles away.
|The Gordon Hospital||0.7 miles|
|St Thomas' Hospital||0.8 miles|
|St Thomas'||0.8 miles|
|Lister Hospital||1.2 miles|
|The Lister Hospital||1.2 miles|
|Lambeth Hospital||1.4 miles|
|King's College Hospital (Denmark Hill)||1.8 miles|
|King's College Hospital||1.8 miles|
|St George's At Kings College Hospital||1.8 miles|
|Maudsley Hospital||1.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London, SW8 1SS. The nearest is Medirex Opticans, approximately 830 yards away.
* 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.