Dowgate, City of London

Area Insights for Laurence Pountney Lane, London, EC4R 0EE


Good transport links
  • London Cannon Street Rail Station - 147 yards
  • Cannon Street Underground Station - 163 yards
  • Monument Underground Station - 0.1 miles
  • Bank DLR Station - 0.2 miles
And 25 more transport stations found within 1 mile
More than 10 supermarkets and more than 10 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • Sainsbury's - 54 yards
  • Marks & Spencer Simply Food - 93 yards
  • Waitrose - 173 yards
  • Waitrose - 0.1 miles
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3 'Outstanding' primary schools within 1 mile
  • The Aldgate School - 0.5 miles
  • The Cathedral School of St Saviour and St Mary Overy - 0.6 miles
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1 'Good' 16+ school within 1 mile
  • Workers' Educational Association - 1.0 miles
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Things to have a closer look at

High crime rates
Crime rates are higher than in 97% of local areas in London
Air quality doesn’t meet EU standards
Noise issues are identified
  • Road Traffic Noise
  • Fire station
  • Bars, pubs, clubs
No 'Outstanding' or 'Good' secondary schools within 1 mile


Main ethnic group is White British - 37.8%, London average is 45%

Higher than London average: Other White, Chinese

Lower than London average: White British, Bangladeshi, Black

Main religion is Christian - 40.1%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: No Religion, Religion Not Stated

Lower than London average: Christian, Muslim

Main household lifestage is Under 35 years old - 49.6%, London average is 24%

Higher than London average: Under 35 years old

Lower than London average: Over 65 years old

Main household type is One-person Household - 49.6%, London average is 32%

Higher than London average: One-person Household, Same Sex Couple, Multi-person Household: Other

Lower than London average: Couple with Children, Lone Parent with Children, Lone Parent without Children


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.

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