Purley & Woodcote, Croydon

Area Insights for Dale Road, Purley, CR8 2EE


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 - 0.4 miles
  • Shell Foxley (4SUK Ltd) - 0.2 miles
  • Station Store - 0.3 miles
  • My Greengrocer Ltd - 0.3 miles
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2 'Outstanding' primary schools within 1 mile
  • Beaumont Primary School - 0.5 miles
  • Harris Primary Academy Kenley - 0.7 miles
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Average transport links
  • Purley Rail Station - 0.3 miles
  • Reedham (Surrey) Rail Station - 0.5 miles
  • Riddlesdown Rail Station - 0.6 miles
  • Kenley Rail Station - 0.8 miles
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1 'Good' secondary school within 1 mile
  • Thomas More Catholic School - 0.8 miles
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Things to have a closer look at

High crime rates
Crime rates are higher than in 95% of local areas in London
Noise issues are identified
  • Road Traffic Noise
  • Rail Traffic Noise
No 'Outstanding' or 'Good' 16+ schools within 1 mile


Main ethnic group is White British - 56.4%, London average is 45%

Higher than London average: White British, Mixed

Lower than London average: Other White, Indian, Chinese, Other Asian, Other

Main religion is Christian - 55.5%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: Christian

Lower than London average: Hindu, Jewish, Sikh

Main household lifestage is 35-54 years old - 43.4%, London average is 43%
Main household type is One-person Household - 44.4%, London average is 32%

Higher than London average: One-person Household, Lone Parent with Children

Lower than London average: Couple without Children


Struggling suburbs (Smaller area)

Populated by above average numbers of Black residents, these neighbourhoods also have high unemployment by London standards. Above average levels of housing are provided by the social rented sector – often in terraces. Employment is found across a range of blue-collar occupations that are found within the Greater London area.

Intermediate Lifestyles (Wider area)

Although exhibiting no over-arching discriminating characteristics, households in this Super-Group are predominantly in later stages in life-cycle, and are predominantly White and born in the UK. Rather few households have dependent children and most live in single family terraced or semi detached properties. Households that rent their properties do so in the social rented sector. Employment levels are average for London, and are split between full and part time working in a range of intermediate occupations. Levels of highest qualifications are below the London average.

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