Boleyn, Newham

Area Insights for Benson Avenue, London, E6 3EE


Low crime rates
Crime rates are higher than just in 5% of local areas in London
Air quality meets EU standards
No noise issues identified
3 supermarkets and more than 10 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • Londis - 0.1 miles
  • Tesco - 0.1 miles
  • Tesco - 0.4 miles
  • YS Newsagent - 97 yards
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3 'Outstanding' primary schools within 1 mile
  • Brampton Primary School - 0.4 miles
  • St Stephen's Primary School - 0.6 miles
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3 'Outstanding' secondary schools within 1 mile
  • Brampton Manor Academy - 0.4 miles
  • Plashet School - 0.9 miles
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Area of average wealth
Household income is higher than in 56% of immediate areas in London
Average transport links
  • Upton Park Underground Station - 0.5 miles
  • East Ham Underground Station - 0.9 miles
  • Plaistow Underground Station - 1.0 miles
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2 'Good' 16+ schools within 1 mile
  • Newham Sixth Form College - 0.6 miles
  • Newham College of Further Education - 0.7 miles
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Main ethnic group is Bangladeshi - 25.1%, London average is 2.7%

Higher than London average: Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi

Lower than London average: White British, White Irish, Chinese, Arab

Main religion is Muslim - 49.9%, London average is 12.4%

Higher than London average: Muslim, Sikh

Lower than London average: Christian, Jewish, No Religion

Main household lifestage is 35-54 years old - 43.7%, London average is 43%

Higher than London average: 55-64 years old

Lower than London average: Under 35 years old

Main household type is Couple with Children - 33.0%, London average is 20%

Higher than London average: Couple with Children, Multi-person Household: Full-time Students

Lower than London average: One-person Household, Multi-person Household: Other


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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