West Thornton, Croydon

Area Insights for Boston Road, Croydon, CR0 3EE


Low crime rates
Crime rates are higher than just in 33% of local areas in London
Air quality meets EU standards
No noise issues identified
7 supermarkets and more than 10 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • Sainsbury's - 0.2 miles
  • Tesco - 0.3 miles
  • Justmark - 0.3 miles
  • M & S Simply Foods At Croydon University Hospital - 0.4 miles
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1 'Outstanding' primary school within 1 mile
  • Chestnut Park Primary School - 0.6 miles
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1 'Outstanding' secondary school within 1 mile
  • Harris Invictus Academy Croydon - 0.8 miles
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Area of average wealth
Household income is higher than in 38% of immediate areas in London
Average transport links
  • Ampere Way Tram Stop - 0.5 miles
  • Therapia Lane Tram Stop - 0.5 miles
  • Waddon Marsh Tram Stop - 0.8 miles
  • West Croydon Rail Station - 0.9 miles
And 3 more transport stations found within 1 mile

Things to have a closer look at

No 'Outstanding' or 'Good' 16+ schools within 1 mile


Main ethnic group is Black - 32.9%, London average is 13%

Higher than London average: Mixed, Indian, Other Asian, Black

Lower than London average: White British, Other White, Bangladeshi, Chinese, Arab

Main religion is Christian - 63.6%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: Christian, Hindu

Lower than London average: Jewish, Muslim, Sikh, No Religion

Main household lifestage is 35-54 years old - 54.5%, London average is 43%

Higher than London average: 35-54 years old

Lower than London average: Over 65 years old

Main household type is One-person Household - 31.4%, London average is 32%

Higher than London average: Couple with Children, Multi-person Household: Full-time Students

Lower than London average: Lone Parent without Children, Multi-person Household: Other


Asian owner occupiers (Smaller area)

These neighbourhoods are characterised by a very high incidence of semi-detached and terraced houses, by average levels of full- and part-time employment, and employment in a range of blue-collar occupations.

Settled Asians (Wider area)

This Super Group lives in traditional single-family houses, above average numbers of which are owner-occupied. Although drawn from the full age range of London residents, the main language spoken in many households is not English. Those in employment have occupations drawn from a wide range of non-professional sectors. Members of this Super Group identify themselves with their Asian origins, although many are second or subsequent generation British residents.

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