Purley Oaks & Riddlesdown, Croydon

Area insights about Edgehill Road, Purley, CR8 2NB


Wealthy area
Household income is higher than in 78% of immediate areas in London
Low crime rates
Crime rates are higher than just in 30% of local areas in London
Air quality meets EU standards
No noise issues identified
1 'Outstanding' secondary school within 1 mile
  • Harris Academy Purley - 0.5 miles
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5 grocery stores and no supermarkets within 0.5 miles
  • Hayling Down Service Station - 0.2 miles
  • Royal Convenience Store - 0.3 miles
  • One Stop Shop - 0.4 miles
  • Laithwaites (Direct Wines) - 0.4 miles
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5 'Good' primary schools within 1 mile
  • Christ Church CofE Primary School (Purley) - 0.3 miles
  • Margaret Roper Catholic Primary School - 0.5 miles
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Poor transport links
  • Purley Oaks Rail Station - 0.5 miles
  • Purley Rail Station - 0.6 miles
  • Sanderstead Rail Station - 0.7 miles
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No 'Outstanding' or 'Good' 16+ schools within 1 mile


Main ethnic group is White British - 50.9%, London average is 45%

Higher than London average: Indian

Lower than London average: Other White, Bangladeshi, Arab

Main religion is Christian - 56.8%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: Christian, Hindu

Lower than London average: Jewish, Muslim, Sikh

Main household lifestage is 35-54 years old - 48.8%, London average is 43%

Higher than London average: Over 65 years old

Lower than London average: Under 35 years old

Main household type is Married/Cohabiting Couple without Children - 33.1%, London average is 26%

Higher than London average: Married/Cohabiting Couple with Children, Married/Cohabiting Couple without Children

Lower than London average: One-person Household, 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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Source: London Datastore