Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets

Area insights about Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1AA


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Area of average wealth 5/10

Deprived area

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Deprivation level 9/10

High crime rates 8/10


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Main ethnic group
White British26%45%
Main religion
Main household lifestage
35-54 years old47%43%
Main household type
One-person Household38%32%
Immediate area
Average for London


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Noise issues are identified

  • Major Hospital having A&E
  • Bars, pubs, clubs
  • Road Traffic Noise


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Good connectivity to public transport 8/9

Transport stations 17

Whitechapel Rail Station 135 yards

Whitechapel Rail Station 135 yards

Whitechapel Underground Station 152 yards

Amenities within 0.5 miles

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Food stores 10+

  • Sainsbury's
    0.2 miles Supermarket
  • Tesco
    0.3 miles Supermarket
  • Tesco
    0.3 miles Supermarket

Schools within 1 mile

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Primary Schools 36

Thomas Buxton Primary School 0.3 miles Outstanding

Bigland Green Primary School 0.4 miles Outstanding

Secondary Schools 11

Swanlea School 0.1 miles Outstanding

Bishop Challoner Girls' School 0.5 miles Outstanding

Air quality

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Air quality doesn’t meet EU standards


Educational advantage (Smaller area)

Student lifestyles characterise this Group, with residents living in centrally located communal establishments at high residential densities. Many individuals have origins in emerging economies of the Middle East and China, Levels of overcrowding are high.

Urban Elites (Wider area)

This Super Group comprises young professionals working in the science, technology, finance and insurance sectors. Additionally, large numbers of students rent rooms in centrally located communal establishments. Most others rent privately owned flats, large numbers of which are found in central locations. Residents are disproportionately drawn from pre 2001 EU countries, and there is also high representation of households from Chinese, Arab and other minority backgrounds.

Nearby locations:

  • London, E1 1YB