Area Information for Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7DD

This postcode in Hope Bowdler is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Corvedale ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Ludlow. This page combines information for the address Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7DD, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of SY6 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 SY6 7DD.

Basic Information

Area Type Village
Local Authority Shropshire
Ward Corvedale
Constituency Ludlow
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 Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7DD:

St Andrews Close, Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7EN
Glebe Croft, Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7DA
Mount View, Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7DB
Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7EU
Soudley, Church Stretton, SY6 7DE
Soudley, Church Stretton, SY6 7HG

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about SY6 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7DD 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 30 property sales in SY6 7DD 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 Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton 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 70
Semi-Detached 27
Terraced 5
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 102
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 52
Owned with Mortgage 21
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 14
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 6
Rent Free 1
Total 96

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 20
Two People 49
Three People 6
Four People 13
Five People 4
Six People 3
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 96

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 14
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 12
C2 - Skilled manual workers 17
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 7
Total 50

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 Ludlow constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 52% male.

Gender
Male 121
Female 112
Total 233

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 5
8-9 4
10-14 17
15 2
16-17 5
18-19 7
20-24 10
25-29 6
30-44 23
45-59 59
60-64 26
65-74 36
75-84 16
85-89 9
90+ 3
Total 233

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode SY6 7DD 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 47
Married 121
Divorced 14
Separated 1
Widowed 17
Same Sex 0
Total 200

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 121
Good 82
Fair 22
Bad 8
Very Bad 0
Total 233

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) 71
Apprenticeship 8
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 26
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 35
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 26
No GCSEs or Equivalent 29
Other 5
Total 200

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton) 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 232
Chinese 1
Total 233

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 212
Wales 7
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 2
Other 9
Total 233

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to SY6 7DD

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 187
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 0
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 45

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 168
No Religion 59
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 6
Total 233

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Corvedale ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 23% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.

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 44
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 22
Self Employed 40
Unemployed 6
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 8
Retired 45
Looking After Home or Family 4
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1
Other 2
Total 172

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 13
Manufacturing 2
Construction 7
RetailInc. Wholesale 19
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 7
Accommodation and Food 6
Information and Communication 6
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Administration 4
Public Administration and Defence 1
Education 9
HealthInc. Social Work 23
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 7
Total 108

Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7DD is within the Church Stretton and Craven Arms policing neighbourhood, under the West Mercia Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near SY6 7DD
Neighbourhood Team Address Church Stretton and Craven Arms
Sandford Avenue
Church Stretton
Shropshire
SY6 6AZ
Website: https://www.westmercia.police.uk/article/2554/Church-Stretton-and-Craven-Arms-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 Hope Bowdler. 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 SY6 7DD.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 5 closest railway stations to Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7DD. The nearest railway station is Church Stretton, approximately 1.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Church Stretton 1.4 miles
Craven Arms 6.5 miles
Broome 8.6 miles
Hopton Heath 12 miles
Ludlow 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7DD. The nearest is St Lawrence CofE Primary School, approximately 1.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Lawrence CofE Primary School 1.7 miles
    
Rushbury CofE Primary School 2.4 miles
    
Corvedale CofE Primary School 4.8 miles
    
Longnor CofE Primary School 5 miles
    
Wistanstow CofE Primary School 5 miles
    
Church Preen Primary School 5.8 miles
    
Brockton CofE Primary School 6.3 miles
    
St Edward's CofE Primary School 6.5 miles
    
Norbury Primary School and Nursery 6.6 miles
    
Stokesay Primary School 6.6 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 1 closest secondary schools to Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7DD. The nearest is Church Stretton School, approximately 1.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Church Stretton School 1.7 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 3 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7DD. The nearest is Church Stretton Medical Centre, approximately 1.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Church Stretton Medical Centre 1.5 miles
Craven Arms Surgery 6.4 miles
Dorrington Surgery 6.5 miles

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 3 closest dentists to Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7DD. The nearest is Stretton Dental Practice, approximately 1.4 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Stretton Dental Practice 1.4 miles
Church Stretton Dental Practice 1.6 miles
Dental Matters - Craven Arms 6.6 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 3 closest opticians to Hope Bowdler, Church Stretton, SY6 7DD. The nearest is A. B. Optics, approximately 1.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
A. B. Optics 1.5 miles
Specs-at-Home 5.5 miles
Suzanne Floyd (Opticians) 6.6 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 SY6 7DD

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 24 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 45.2Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 79.9Mbps
Average Upload Speed 11.2Mbps
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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