Area Information for Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AF

Upper Church Street in Oswestry is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Oswestry South ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of North Shropshire. This page combines information for the address Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AF, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of SY11 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 SY11 2AF.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Shropshire
Ward Oswestry South
Constituency North Shropshire
Region West Midlands * Note that this refers to the Region, not the County of the same name
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 Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AF:

Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AD
Penylan Lane, Oswestry, SY11 2AQ
Vicarage Drive, Morda Road, Oswestry, SY11 2AL
Penylan Lane, Oswestry, SY11 2AG
Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AA
Morda Road, Oswestry, SY11 2AU

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about SY11 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AF 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 27 property sales in Upper Church Street 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

This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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 25
Semi-Detached 48
Terraced 92
Flat (Purpose-Built) 74
Flat (Converted) 13
Residence in Commercial Building 4
Total 256
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Upper Church Street, Oswestry contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 29% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 100
Owned with Mortgage 43
Shared Ownership 4
Rented: From Council 5
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 12
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 62
Rented: Other 9
Rent Free 9
Total 244

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 125
Two People 78
Three People 23
Four People 17
Five People 1
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 244

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 31
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 40
C2 - Skilled manual workers 27
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 35
Total 133

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 North Shropshire constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 46% male.

Gender
Male 198
Female 237
Total 435

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 13
5-7 3
8-9 4
10-14 17
15 5
16-17 9
18-19 5
20-24 30
25-29 29
30-44 72
45-59 71
60-64 24
65-74 56
75-84 68
85-89 20
90+ 9
Total 435

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode SY11 2AF 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 123
Married 134
Divorced 64
Separated 11
Widowed 59
Same Sex 2
Total 393

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.

Health
Very Good 173
Good 140
Fair 87
Bad 22
Very Bad 13
Total 435

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) 121
Apprenticeship 13
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 40
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 65
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 45
No GCSEs or Equivalent 85
Other 24
Total 393

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Upper Church Street, Oswestry) 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 96% 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 419
Mixed Ethnicity 8
Chinese 1
Other Asian 2
Black African 3
Other 2
Total 435

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 347
Wales 46
Scotland 7
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 13
Other 20
Total 435

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to SY11 2AF

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 325
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 14
African Countries 3
Middle East or Asia 3
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 2
None 91

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.

Religion
Christian 252
No Religion 141
Buddhist 3
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 3
Not Stated 36
Total 435

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Oswestry South ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 18% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.

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 116
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 54
Self Employed 23
Unemployed 15
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 14
Retired 51
Looking After Home or Family 6
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 13
Other 4
Total 296

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 2
Manufacturing 21
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 18
RetailInc. Wholesale 31
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 13
Accommodation and Food 9
Information and Communication 9
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 6
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 6
Education 24
HealthInc. Social Work 32
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 14
Total 196

Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AF is within the Oswestry Central policing neighbourhood, under the West Mercia Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In February 2020, 88 crimes were reported within half a mile of SY11 2AF.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 88 crimes committed near Upper Church Street
Neighbourhood Team Address Oswestry Central
Clive Road
Monkmoor
Shrewsbury
SY2 5RW
Website: https://www.westmercia.police.uk/article/2561/Oswestry-Central-Team-Information

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to SY11 2AF. 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 SY11 2AF.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 3 closest railway stations to Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AF. The nearest railway station is Gobowen, approximately 2.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Gobowen 2.8 miles
Chirk 5.4 miles
Ruabon 7.3 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AF. The nearest is Our Lady and St Oswald's Catholic Primary School, approximately 190 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Our Lady and St Oswald's Catholic Primary School 190 yards
    
Holy Trinity Church of England Primary Academy and Nursery 0.8 miles
    
Woodside Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Morda CofE Primary School 1 mile
    
The Meadows Primary School 1.1 miles
    
Trefonen CofE Primary School 2.2 miles
    
Whittington CofE (VA) Primary School 2.6 miles
    
Gobowen Primary School 3.2 miles
    
Selattyn CofE Primary School 3.3 miles
    
Weston Rhyn Primary School 4.3 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 2 closest secondary schools to Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AF. The nearest is The Marches School, approximately 310 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Marches School 310 yards
    
Lakelands Academy 7.4 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 7 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AF. The nearest is Plas Ffynnon Medical Centre, approximately 710 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 6 closest dentists to Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AF. The nearest is Thomas, William Gethin, approximately 240 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 3 closest hospitals to Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AF. The nearest is Inhealth Pain Management Solutions - Robert Jones And Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, approximately 2.3 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 6 closest opticians to Upper Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2AF. The nearest is N. Lloyd-Thomas Opticians, approximately 490 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
N. Lloyd-Thomas Opticians 490 yards
BBR Opticians 700 yards
Rayner Opticians 710 yards
Specsavers Oswestry 710 yards
S R Drinnan 720 yards
S R Drinnan 7.8 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 SY11 2AF

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 12 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 49.2Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 80Mbps
Average Upload Speed 12.4Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%
 

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