Purley Oaks & Riddlesdown, Croydon

Area insights about Warren Road, Purley, CR8 1AA


Wealthy area
Household income is higher than in 71% of immediate areas in London
Air quality meets EU standards
1 supermarket and more than 10 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • Tesco - 0.2 miles
  • Card Factory - 0.2 miles
  • Sainsbury's - 0.2 miles
  • Station Store - 0.2 miles
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2 'Outstanding' primary schools within 1 mile
  • Beaumont Primary School - 0.8 miles
  • Harris Primary Academy Kenley - 0.9 miles
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1 'Good' secondary school within 1 mile
  • Thomas More Catholic School - 0.6 miles
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High crime rates
Crime rates are higher than in 95% of local areas in London
Poor transport links
  • Purley Rail Station - 0.2 miles
  • Riddlesdown Rail Station - 0.6 miles
  • Reedham (Surrey) Rail Station - 0.8 miles
  • Purley Oaks Rail Station - 0.8 miles
And 1 more transport stations found within 1 mile
Noise issues are identified
  • Rail Traffic Noise
No 'Outstanding' or 'Good' 16+ schools within 1 mile


Main ethnic group is White British - 61.5%, London average is 45%

Higher than London average: White British, Mixed, Pakistani

Lower than London average: White Irish, Other White, Black, Arab

Main religion is Christian - 44.2%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: No Religion

Lower than London average: Sikh

Main household lifestage is 35-54 years old - 44.7%, London average is 43%

Higher than London average: 55-64 years old

Main household type is One-person Household - 31.7%, London average is 32%

Higher than London average: Married/Cohabiting Couple with Children

Lower than London average: Lone Parent with Children, Multi-person Household: Other


Affluent suburbs (Smaller area)
Many individuals in this group are in middle age or older. Semi-detached and detached housing in suburban locations is common, with semi-detached housing being particularly common relative to the London average. Some individuals are resident in retirement homes.
London Life-Cycle (Wider area)
Predominantly White in ethnic composition (including individuals from other pre 2001 EU countries), these households cover the full family life-cycle age spectrum – meaning that, over-all, fewer households than the London average include dependent children or students. Residents are highly qualified, employment rates are high and employment is concentrated in the technical, scientific, finance, insurance and real estate industries.

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Source: London Datastore