Forest Gate South, Newham

Area insights about Torrens Square, London, E15 4NB


Wealthy area
Household income is higher than in 81% of immediate areas in London
Air quality meets EU standards
No noise issues identified
5 supermarkets and more than 10 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • Tesco - 0.2 miles
  • Sainsbury's - 0.2 miles
  • Morrisons Store - 0.3 miles
  • Tesco - 0.3 miles
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4 'Outstanding' primary schools within 1 mile
  • Colegrave Primary School - 0.4 miles
  • School 21 - 0.6 miles
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4 'Outstanding' secondary schools within 1 mile
  • School 21 - 0.6 miles
  • St Bonaventure's RC School - 0.8 miles
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3 'Outstanding' 16+ schools within 1 mile
  • School 21 - 0.6 miles
  • London Academy of Excellence - 0.7 miles
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Average transport links
  • Maryland Rail Station - 0.2 miles
  • Maryland Rail Station - 0.2 miles
  • Forest Gate Rail Station - 0.6 miles
  • Forest Gate Rail Station - 0.6 miles
And 10 more transport stations found within 1 mile

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High crime rates
Crime rates are higher than in 75% of local areas in London


Main ethnic group is Other White - 24.5%, London average is 13%

Higher than London average: Other White, Mixed, Bangladeshi, Black

Lower than London average: White British, Pakistani

Main religion is Christian - 51.0%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: Muslim

Lower than London average: Jewish

Main household lifestage is 35-54 years old - 41.8%, London average is 43%

Higher than London average: Under 35 years old

Lower than London average: 55-64 years old

Main household type is Married/Cohabiting Couple without Children - 28.7%, London average is 26%

Higher than London average: Lone Parent without Children, Multi-person Household: Other

Lower than London average: One-person Household


Affordable transitions (Smaller area)
These neighbourhoods house large numbers of recent migrants from the EU, as well as students. Some of the more established and long-term residents have origins in the Indian sub-continent. Much of the housing is provided in the private rental sector.
Multi-Ethnic Suburbs (Wider area)
Members of this Super Group are drawn from a wide range of non-White ethnic groups and White groups are less represented than average for London. Citizens of countries that joined the EU post 2001 are well represented. Many households have young children or children of school age, and the over 65s are not much in evidence. There is above average incidence of family housing in overcrowded terraces, much of it rented within the social housing sector. Levels of unemployment are high. Employment is mainly found in blue collar occupations.

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Source: London Datastore