Blendon & Penhill, Bexley

Area Insights for Viewfield Road, Bexley, DA5 3EE

Good

Wealthy area
Household income is higher than in 72% of immediate areas in London
Low crime rates
Crime rates are higher than just in 10% of local areas in London
Air quality meets EU standards
1 'Outstanding' primary school within 1 mile
  • Burnt Oak Junior School - 0.7 miles
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Average

5 grocery stores and no supermarkets within 0.5 miles
  • Deo's Local - 0.4 miles
  • Forster Botanical - 0.4 miles
  • The Drink Store - 0.5 miles
  • Mayvin Pastries - 0.5 miles
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2 'Good' secondary schools within 1 mile
  • Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School - 0.5 miles
  • Blackfen School for Girls - 0.6 miles
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Things to have a closer look at

Poor transport links
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  • Albany Park Rail Station - 0.6 miles
  • Sidcup Rail Station - 0.7 miles
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Noise issues are identified
  • Road Traffic Noise
No 'Outstanding' or 'Good' 16+ schools within 1 mile

Facts

Main ethnic group is White British - 89.0%, London average is 45%

Higher than London average: White British

Lower than London average: White Irish, Other White, Mixed, Indian, Chinese, Other Asian, Black, Arab, Other

Main religion is Christian - 63.2%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: Christian

Lower than London average: Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Religion Not Stated

Main household lifestage is Over 65 years old - 46.8%, London average is 19%

Higher than London average: Over 65 years old

Lower than London average: Under 35 years old, 35-54 years old

Main household type is Couple without Children - 47.6%, London average is 26%

Higher than London average: Couple with Children, Couple without Children

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

Classification

Not quite Home Counties (Smaller area)

This group is found along the borders of Greater London. Employment is in primary industry and public administration. Semi-detached properties are more common than the London average.

Ageing City Fringe (Wider area)

Many of the residents in this Super Group are over 45, and many are above state pensionable age. There are high levels of marriage and established White residents are very much in evidence. By contrast, representation of ethnic minorities and EU migrants is very low, relative to the London average. Much of the dwelling stock comprises semi-detached and detached houses, occupied at low residential densities. Levels of qualifications are low, as might be expected for these age cohorts. Private vehicle ownership is high, with some households possessing two or more vehicles. Levels of unemployment are very low. Employment is drawn from a range of sectors and this is the only Super Group in which agriculture is an important source of employment.

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