Area Information for Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AL

Watercress Drive in Sevenoaks is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Sevenoaks Northern ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Sevenoaks. This page combines information for the address Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AL, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of TN14 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 TN14 5AL.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Sevenoaks
Ward Sevenoaks Northern
Constituency Sevenoaks
Region South East
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 Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AL:

Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AJ
Orchard Close, Sevenoaks, TN14 5BJ
Bat & Ball Road, Sevenoaks, TN14 5SR
Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AN
Watercress Close, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AH
Orchard Close, Sevenoaks, TN14 5BH

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about TN14 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AL 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 2 property sales in Watercress Drive 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 Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. 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 6
Semi-Detached 76
Terraced 18
Flat (Purpose-Built) 29
Flat (Converted) 4
Total 133
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks contains a higher than average level of social housing - 55% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 22
Owned with Mortgage 22
Shared Ownership 7
Rented: From Council 4
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 69
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 8
Rent Free 0
Total 132

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 31
Two People 27
Three People 32
Four People 28
Five People 9
Six People 5
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 132

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 21
C2 - Skilled manual workers 37
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 34
Total 106

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 Sevenoaks constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.

Gender
Male 177
Female 191
Total 368

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 35
5-7 14
8-9 17
10-14 22
15 5
16-17 12
18-19 11
20-24 25
25-29 23
30-44 89
45-59 60
60-64 16
65-74 19
75-84 17
85-89 3
90+ 0
Total 368

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode TN14 5AL 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 114
Married 113
Divorced 26
Separated 12
Widowed 10
Same Sex 0
Total 275

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 197
Good 115
Fair 33
Bad 17
Very Bad 6
Total 368

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) 47
Apprenticeship 9
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 27
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 41
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 43
No GCSEs or Equivalent 95
Other 13
Total 275

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 93% white.

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 341
Mixed Ethnicity 11
Bangladeshi 6
Other Asian 9
Black African 1
Total 368

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 325
Wales 0
Scotland 6
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 13
Other 21
Total 368

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to TN14 5AL

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 260
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 13
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 8
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 4
None 86

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 204
No Religion 129
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 1
Muslim 6
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 27
Total 368

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Sevenoaks Northern ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 19% 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 89
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 49
Self Employed 21
Unemployed 14
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 24
Retired 24
Looking After Home or Family 17
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 10
Other 7
Total 255

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 7
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 21
RetailInc. Wholesale 35
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 13
Accommodation and Food 12
Information and Communication 3
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 6
Real Estate 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 13
Administration 15
Public Administration and Defence 4
Education 17
HealthInc. Social Work 18
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 175

Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AL is within the Sevenoaks - Sevenoaks Northern policing neighbourhood, under the Kent 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 Watercress Drive
Neighbourhood Team Address Sevenoaks - Sevenoaks Northern
Argyle Road
Sevenoaks
TN13 1HG
Force Website: https://www.kent.police.uk

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 TN14 5AL. 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 TN14 5AL.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AL. The nearest railway station is Bat & Ball, approximately 520 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Bat & Ball 520 yards
Dunton Green 1.2 miles
Sevenoaks 1.3 miles
Otford 1.4 miles
Kemsing 2.1 miles
Shoreham (Kent) 2.7 miles
Knockholt 4.7 miles
Borough Green & Wrotham 4.7 miles
Eynsford 4.8 miles
Hildenborough 5.6 miles
Chelsfield 5.8 miles
Penshurst 6.7 miles
Leigh (Kent) 6.9 miles
Swanley 7 miles
Orpington 7.3 miles
Farningham Road 7.7 miles
Tonbridge 7.7 miles
St Mary Cray 8 miles
Edenbridge (Kent) 8.4 miles
Longfield 8.4 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AL. The nearest is Sevenoaks Primary School, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Sevenoaks Primary School 0.7 miles
    
St John's Church of England Primary School, Sevenoaks 0.8 miles
    
Seal Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Lady Boswell's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Sevenoaks 1.3 miles
    
Otford Primary School 1.4 miles
    
Dunton Green Primary School 1.4 miles
    
Riverhead Infants' School 1.5 miles
    
St Thomas' Catholic Primary School, Sevenoaks 1.6 miles
    
Kemsing Primary School 1.7 miles
    
Amherst School 1.7 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AL. The nearest is Trinity School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Trinity School 0.6 miles
    
Knole Academy 0.8 miles
    
Wrotham School 4.8 miles
    
St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School 6.5 miles
    
Hugh Christie School 6.6 miles
    
Harris Academy Orpington 6.7 miles
    
Charles Darwin School 6.8 miles
    
Newstead Wood School 7.4 miles
    
Hadlow Rural Community School 7.4 miles
    
Darrick Wood School 7.6 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AL. The nearest is St John's Medical Practice, approximately 0.6 miles 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 Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AL. The nearest is Dental Surgery, approximately 0.9 miles 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 Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AL. The nearest is QVH at Sevenoaks Hospital, approximately 660 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Watercress Drive, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AL. The nearest is Day Lewis Opticians (Riverhead), approximately 1.4 miles 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.


 

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Broadband in TN14 5AL

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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 14 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 48.6Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 80Mbps
Average Upload Speed 13.9Mbps
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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