Area Information for Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QG

Edgware Road in Westminster is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the Hyde Park ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Cities of London and Westminster. This page combines information for the address Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QG, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of W2 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 W2 2QG.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Westminster
Ward Hyde Park
Constituency Cities of London and Westminster
Region London
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 Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QG:

West Garden Place, Westminster, London, W2 2AQ
Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QJ
Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QL
Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QN
Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QP
Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QR

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about W2 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QG 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 86 property sales in Edgware Road 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 Edgware Road, Westminster, 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.

Housing Types
Detached 1
Semi-Detached 1
Terraced 3
Flat (Purpose-Built) 405
Flat (Converted) 9
Residence in Commercial Building 2
Total 421
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Edgware Road, Westminster, London contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 78% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 30
Owned with Mortgage 37
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 7
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 3
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 303
Rented: Other 8
Rent Free 9
Total 398

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 241
Two People 69
Three People 36
Four People 34
Five People 15
Six People 1
Seven People 2
8+ People 0
Total 398

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 83
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 92
C2 - Skilled manual workers 24
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 162
Total 361

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 W2 2QG however is predominantly male (60%). 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).

Gender
Male 430
Female 288
Total 718

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 61
5-7 21
8-9 14
10-14 28
15 3
16-17 10
18-19 11
20-24 87
25-29 98
30-44 229
45-59 95
60-64 19
65-74 21
75-84 16
85-89 3
90+ 2
Total 718

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The number of residents who are separated in W2 2QG is high - 8% of the area's population. This contrasts with a national average of just 2.7%.

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 313
Married 149
Divorced 50
Separated 58
Widowed 21
Same Sex 0
Total 591

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 357
Good 201
Fair 76
Bad 59
Very Bad 25
Total 718

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) 227
Apprenticeship 1
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 41
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 17
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 34
No GCSEs or Equivalent 151
Other 120
Total 591

Ethnic Group Embed This

Edgware Road, Westminster, 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 30% 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 212
Mixed Ethnicity 36
Indian 32
Pakistani 38
Bangladeshi 4
Chinese 16
Other Asian 43
Black African 24
Black Caribbean 4
Other 309
Total 718

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Edgware Road, Westminster, London), only 21% 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
England 148
Wales 0
Scotland 0
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 111
Other 456
Total 718

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 W2 2QG

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 320
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 232
African Countries 21
Middle East or Asia 103
North America or Caribbean 13
Central America 1
South America 8
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 10
None 35

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 134
No Religion 86
Buddhist 14
Hindu 14
Jewish 1
Muslim 401
Sikh 1
Other Religion 8
Not Stated 59
Total 718

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Hyde Park ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 16% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.

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 152
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 65
Self Employed 49
Unemployed 29
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 94
Retired 19
Looking After Home or Family 44
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 80
Other 38
Total 570

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
Mining/Quarrying 4
Manufacturing 4
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 5
RetailInc. Wholesale 35
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 33
Information and Communication 21
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 28
Real Estate 21
Professional, Scientific and Technical 41
Administration 19
Public Administration and Defence 2
Education 12
HealthInc. Social Work 26
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 16
Total 273

Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QG is within the Hyde Park policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Edgware Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Hyde Park
Website: http://www.met.police.uk/a/your-area/met/westminster/hyde-park/

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 Westminster. 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 W2 2QG.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QG. The nearest railway station is London Marylebone, approximately 840 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
London Marylebone 840 yards
London Paddington 0.5 miles
London Euston 1.6 miles
London Victoria 1.7 miles
London Charing Cross 1.8 miles
South Hampstead 1.9 miles
Kilburn High Road 1.9 miles
London St Pancras International 2 miles
London St Pancras (Intl) 2 miles
London Kings Cross 2.1 miles
Camden Road 2.1 miles
Queens Park (London) 2.1 miles
Kentish Town West 2.3 miles
Kensington Olympia 2.3 miles
London Waterloo 2.4 miles
West Brompton 2.4 miles
Shepherd's Bush 2.4 miles
West Hampstead 2.5 miles
Finchley Road & Frognal 2.5 miles
London Waterloo East 2.5 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QG. The nearest Tube station is Marble Arch, approximately 540 yards away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QG. The nearest is Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School, approximately 140 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School 140 yards
    
St Mary's Bryanston Square CofE School 590 yards
    
Christ Church Bentinck CofE Primary School 710 yards
    
St Edward's Catholic Primary School 0.5 miles
    
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School 0.6 miles
    
St James & St John Church of England Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Gateway Academy 0.7 miles
    
St George's Hanover Square CofE Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Hallfield Primary School 0.9 miles
    
St Saviour's CofE Primary School 1.1 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QG. The nearest is Marylebone Boys' School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Marylebone Boys' School 0.6 miles
    
The St Marylebone CofE School 0.7 miles
    
Westminster Academy 1.2 miles
    
Paddington Academy 1.3 miles
    
St George's Catholic School 1.5 miles
    
Saint Thomas More Language College 1.6 miles
    
Harris Academy St John's Wood 1.6 miles
    
Westminster City School 1.7 miles
    
Maria Fidelis Catholic School FCJ 1.7 miles
    
Holland Park School 1.7 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QG. The nearest is The Connaught Square Practice, approximately 260 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 10 closest dentists to Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QG. The nearest is Cambridge Court Dental Practice, approximately 380 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 10 closest hospitals to Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QG. The nearest is Western Eye Hospital, approximately 620 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Edgware Road, Westminster, London, W2 2QG. The nearest is Specsavers Opticians, approximately 230 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.


 

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Broadband in W2 2QG

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 30 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 37.9Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 80Mbps
Average Upload Speed 8.1Mbps
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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