Area Information for Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8 6AH
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8 6AH 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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We have found 16 property sales in Abingdon 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 Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||9|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 48% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||8|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||1|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||61|
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||52|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||32|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||2|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||12|
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 Kensington constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 46% male.
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.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode W8 6AH 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.
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.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Abingdon Road and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 66% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to 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)||162|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||20|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||13|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||6|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||9|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 73% 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.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
In this area (Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London), only 32% 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|
|Republic of Ireland||6|
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 W8 6AH
|Republic of Ireland||6|
|Europe (including European Union)||92|
|Middle East or Asia||15|
|North America or Caribbean||23|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||12|
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
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)||9|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||23|
|Looking After Home or Family||17|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||4|
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||1|
|Accommodation and Food||12|
|Information and Communication||7|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||36|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||24|
|Public Administration and Defence||7|
|HealthInc. Social Work||8|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||15|
Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8 6AH is within the Abingdon policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Abingdon Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to Kensington and Chelsea. 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 W8 6AH.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8 6AH. The nearest railway station is Kensington Olympia, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Kensington Olympia||0.6 miles|
|West Brompton||0.8 miles|
|Shepherd's Bush||1 mile|
|London Paddington||1.5 miles|
|Imperial Wharf||1.8 miles|
|London Marylebone||2.2 miles|
|London Victoria||2.3 miles|
|Queens Park (London)||2.4 miles|
|Kensal Green||2.5 miles|
|Battersea Park||2.6 miles|
|Wandsworth Town||2.6 miles|
|Kensal Rise||2.7 miles|
|Clapham Junction||2.7 miles|
|Kilburn High Road||2.7 miles|
|Queenstown Road (Battersea)||2.7 miles|
|Brondesbury Park||2.9 miles|
|Acton Central||3 miles|
|Barnes Bridge||3 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8 6AH. The nearest Tube station is High Street Kensington, approximately 390 yards away.
|High Street Kensington Tube Station||390 yards|
|Earl's Court Tube Station||half a mile|
|Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Kensington (Olympia) Overground Station||0.6 miles|
|Gloucester Road Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Holland Park Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Notting Hill Gate Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|West Kensington Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|West Brompton Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|West Brompton Overground Station||0.8 miles|
|Queensway Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Barons Court Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Bayswater Tube Station||1 mile|
|Shepherds Bush Overground Station||1 mile|
|South Kensington Tube Station||1 mile|
|Shepherd's Bush (Central) Tube Station||1 mile|
|Hammersmith (Dist&Picc Line) Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|Lancaster Gate Tube Station||1.3 miles|
|Hammersmith (H&C Line) Tube Station||1.3 miles|
|Fulham Broadway Tube Station||1.3 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8 6AH. The nearest is St Barnabas and St Philip's CofE Primary School, approximately 210 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Barnabas and St Philip's CofE Primary School||210 yards||
|St Mary Abbots CofE Primary School||520 yards||
|Kensington Primary Academy||780 yards||
|Fox Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Avonmore Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St Cuthbert with St Matthias CofE Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Bousfield Primary School||0.8 miles||
|St Mary's Catholic Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Our Lady of Victories RC Primary School||0.9 miles||
|St Clement and St James CofE Primary School||0.9 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8 6AH. The nearest is Holland Park School, approximately 780 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Holland Park School||780 yards||
|The Fulham Boys School||0.7 miles||
|The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial RC School||0.7 miles||
|The London Oratory School||1.2 miles||
|Sacred Heart High School||1.2 miles||
|Kensington Aldridge Academy||1.3 miles||
|Fulham Cross Girls' School and Language College||1.4 miles||
|Westminster Academy||1.5 miles||
|Saint Thomas More Language College||1.5 miles||
|Chelsea Academy||1.6 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8 6AH. The nearest is Holland Park Surgery, approximately 350 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Holland Park Surgery||350 yards|
|The Abingdon Medical Practice||350 yards|
|Scarsdale Medical Centre||380 yards|
|Earls Court Health and Wellbeing Centre||810 yards|
|Dr King Stott And Pankhurst||850 yards|
|Earls Court Medical Centre||0.5 miles|
|Kynance Practice||0.5 miles|
|Kensington Park Medical Centre||0.5 miles|
|Stanhope Mews Surgery||0.7 miles|
|Brompton Medical Centre||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8 6AH. The nearest is Kensington Dental Practice, approximately 270 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Kensington Dental Practice||270 yards|
|80 Kensington Dental Clinic||480 yards|
|Earls Court Dental Practice||640 yards|
|Earls Court Dental Clinic||660 yards|
|NHS Dentist - Earls Court||810 yards|
|Patel C Mr||0.6 miles|
|Kings Dental Clinic (Olympia/Hammersmith)||0.7 miles|
|Notting Hill Dental Surgery||0.7 miles|
|West Kensington NHS Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|Dental Surgery - Bahl & Moselhi||0.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8 6AH. The nearest is Bupa Cromwell Hospital, approximately 620 yards away.
|Bupa Cromwell Hospital||620 yards|
|The Royal Marsden Hospital (London)||1.2 miles|
|Chelsea and Westminster Hospital||1.2 miles|
|Gosh Inpatients At Chelsea And Westminster Hospital||1.2 miles|
|Hammersmith & Fulham Mental Health Unit||1.2 miles|
|Royal Brompton Hospital||1.3 miles|
|Charing Cross Hospital||1.3 miles|
|St Mary's Hospital (HQ)||1.6 miles|
|St Mary's Hospital||1.6 miles|
|St Charles Hospital, Mental Health Unit||1.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Abingdon Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8 6AH. The nearest is David Faulder Opticians, approximately 140 yards away.
|David Faulder Opticians||140 yards|
|Specs Of Kensington||140 yards|
|Vision Express||270 yards|
|Chatoo & Co Ltd||300 yards|
|Boots-Kensington - High St (in Boots UK)||380 yards|
|Bromptons Opticians||480 yards|
|David Clulow Opticians||480 yards|
|Kensington Eye Centre Ltd||660 yards|
|Boots-Kensington - High St||740 yards|
|Kensington Cromwell Road Specsavers Ltd||770 yards|
* 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 W8 6AH
This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. 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 13 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||29.5Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||120Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||1.9Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||9.8Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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