Royal Docks, Newham

Area Insights for Railway Arches, North Woolwich Road, London, E16 2AA


Wealthy area
Household income is higher than in 89% of immediate areas in London
1 supermarket and 7 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • Tesco - 0.3 miles
  • JustDrink - 84 yards
  • Breadmeister - 119 yards
  • Eastside Kitchen Ltd - 0.3 miles
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Average transport links
  • West Silvertown DLR Station - 0.2 miles
  • Royal Victoria DLR Station - 0.3 miles
  • Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station - 0.5 miles
  • Pontoon Dock DLR Station - 0.6 miles
And 5 more transport stations found within 1 mile
2 'Good' primary schools within 1 mile
  • St Luke's Primary School - 0.7 miles
  • Keir Hardie Primary School - 0.8 miles
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2 'Good' secondary schools within 1 mile
  • Oasis Academy Silvertown - 0.3 miles
  • Rokeby School - 1.0 miles
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Things to have a closer look at

High crime rates
Crime rates are higher than in 88% of local areas in London
Air quality doesn’t meet EU standards
Noise issues are identified
  • Road Traffic Noise
  • Aircraft Noise
Flood risk is identified
No 'Outstanding' or 'Good' 16+ schools within 1 mile


Main ethnic group is White British - 28.2%, London average is 45%

Higher than London average: Other White, Chinese

Lower than London average: White British

Main religion is Christian - 52.9%, London average is 48.4%

Lower than London average: Jewish, Sikh

Main household lifestage is Under 35 years old - 53.5%, London average is 24%

Higher than London average: Under 35 years old

Lower than London average: 55-64 years old, Over 65 years old

Main household type is Couple without Children - 23.9%, London average is 26%

Higher than London average: Multi-person Household: Full-time Students, Multi-person Household: Other

Lower than London average: One-person Household, Lone Parent without Children


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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