Area Information for Beckbury Drive, Severn Gorge Park, Telford, TF7 4GG
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Beckbury Drive, Severn Gorge Park, Telford, TF7 4GG 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 Beckbury Drive, Severn Gorge Park, Telford consists predominantly of caravans or other mobile and temporary dwellings. This is relatively uncommon, and may indicate a caravan park in the area. 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||2|
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%.
|Owned with Mortgage||2|
|Rented: From Council||3|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||1|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||2|
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||1|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||9|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||9|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||13|
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 Telford constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. The area around TF7 4GG has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 65+ (at 65% of the resident population). This is most commonly seen in rural and small town areas, and areas of natural beauty that appeal to older demographic.
This type of distribution is also seen in areas that contain large retirement complexes and care homes.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of TF7 4GG there is a very large concentration of residents that are married - 71% of the resident population. On average, around 47% of census respondents were single. Areas with large married populations are often in suburban settings. They may have a larger number of children if they are couples start families, but this is also often an indicator of an area popular with retirees, particularly where the amount of widowed people is also high. Residents of these areas tend to be more affluent and settled than areas with high concentrations of single people.
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.
However, this area of the Madeley & Sutton Hill ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (57%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Beckbury Drive and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 58% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall into 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)||13|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||9|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||19|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||11|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||114|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Beckbury Drive, Severn Gorge Park, Telford 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 exclusively 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
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||1|
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 TF7 4GG
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||0|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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 Madeley & Sutton Hill ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 63% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.
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)||13|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||2|
|Looking After Home or Family||4|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||6|
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||3|
|Accommodation and Food||3|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||1|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||3|
Beckbury Drive, Severn Gorge Park, Telford, TF7 4GG is within the Cuckoo Oak and Ironbridge policing neighbourhood, under the West Mercia Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In December 2019, 44 crimes were reported within half a mile of TF7 4GG.
|Crime:||Click here to view 44 crimes committed near Beckbury Drive|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Cuckoo Oak and Ironbridge
Below are the details of the closest services to TF7 4GG. 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 TF7 4GG.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 8 closest railway stations to Beckbury Drive, Severn Gorge Park, Telford, TF7 4GG. The nearest railway station is Telford Central, approximately 2.7 miles away.
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Beckbury Drive, Severn Gorge Park, Telford, TF7 4GG. The nearest is John Randall Primary School, approximately 760 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|John Randall Primary School||760 yards||
|St Mary's Catholic Primary School||840 yards||
|Holmer Lake Primary School||half a mile||
|Windmill Primary School||0.6 miles||
|John Fletcher of Madeley Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Sir Alexander Fleming Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Aqueduct Primary School||1 mile||
|Grange Park Primary School||1 mile||
|William Reynolds Primary School||1.4 miles||
|Woodlands Primary School||1.4 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Beckbury Drive, Severn Gorge Park, Telford, TF7 4GG. The nearest is Madeley Academy, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Madeley Academy||0.8 miles||
|The Telford Park School||0.9 miles||
|Haberdashers Abraham Darby||1.4 miles||
|The Telford Langley School||1.8 miles||
|Holy Trinity Academy||3.1 miles||
|Idsall School||3.7 miles||
|The Telford Priory School||4.2 miles||
|Hadley Learning Community - Secondary Phase||4.4 miles||
|Ercall Wood Academy||4.7 miles||
|William Brookes School||5.6 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Beckbury Drive, Severn Gorge Park, Telford, TF7 4GG. The nearest is Court Street Medical Practice, approximately half a mile away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Court Street Medical Practice||half a mile|
|Sutton Hill Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Teldoc - Madeley||0.8 miles|
|Stirchley Medical Practice||0.9 miles|
|Teldoc - Aqueduct||1 mile|
|Woodside Health Centre||1.2 miles|
|Dawley Medical Practice||1.9 miles|
|Teldoc - Lightmoor||2.1 miles|
|Teldoc - Malinslee||2.1 miles|
|Holliwell Practice||2.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Beckbury Drive, Severn Gorge Park, Telford, TF7 4GG. The nearest is Madeley Dental Practice, approximately 820 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Madeley Dental Practice||820 yards|
|Stirchley Dental Practice||0.9 miles|
|Dental Access Centre||1.2 miles|
|Dawley Family Dental Centre||1.9 miles|
|Dental Matters||2 miles|
|Dawley Dental Practice||2.1 miles|
|The Smile Works Ltd||2.1 miles|
|mydentist, Stafford Park 1, Telford||2.6 miles|
|Broseley Dental Practice Ltd||2.7 miles|
|Lawley Dental Practice||2.8 miles|
Listed here are the 1 closest hospitals to Beckbury Drive, Severn Gorge Park, Telford, TF7 4GG. The nearest is Princess Royal Hospital , approximately 5.7 miles away.
|Princess Royal Hospital||5.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Beckbury Drive, Severn Gorge Park, Telford, TF7 4GG. The nearest is John Biddle Opticians, approximately 790 yards away.
|John Biddle Opticians||790 yards|
|Eye Wise Opticians||1.9 miles|
|Telford Specsavers Ltd||2.3 miles|
|Boots-Telford - Thetford Chase||2.3 miles|
|Boots-Telford - New St||2.4 miles|
|Asda Opticians||2.4 miles|
|Vision Express (UK) Ltd||2.4 miles|
|Boots Opticians Ltd||2.6 miles|
|HD eyes Ltd||3 miles|
|Tim Vanes Dispensing Optician||3.2 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 TF7 4GG
The maximum speed reported in this postcode is over 20Mbps, a fast connection. At this speed gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing can generally be done without noticeable slowdown. A small number of devices will be able to share the connection simultaneously, although some slowdown may occur during evenings.
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.
|Average Download Speed||24.4Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||79.9Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||3.8Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||NoData changes frequently, check major suppliers for changes.|
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