Chaucer, Southwark

Area insights about Empire Square East, Empire Square, London, SE1 4NB


Wealthy area
Household income is higher than in 85% of immediate areas in London
Good transport links
  • Borough Underground Station - 0.1 miles
  • London Bridge Underground Station - 0.3 miles
  • London Bridge Rail Station - 0.3 miles
  • Elephant & Castle Rail Station - 0.6 miles
And 16 more transport stations found within 1 mile
More than 10 supermarkets and more than 10 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • Tesco - 38 yards
  • Sainsbury's local - 0.2 miles
  • Tesco - 0.2 miles
  • Sainsbury's - 0.2 miles
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4 'Outstanding' primary schools within 1 mile
  • The Cathedral School of St Saviour and St Mary Overy - 0.2 miles
  • Boutcher Church of England Primary School - 0.8 miles
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5 'Outstanding' secondary schools within 1 mile
  • St Saviour's and St Olave's Church of England School - 0.4 miles
  • Notre Dame Roman Catholic Girls' School - 0.7 miles
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1 'Outstanding' 16+ school within 1 mile
  • King's College London Maths School - 1.0 miles
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Things to have a closer look at

High crime rates
Crime rates are higher than in 94% of local areas in London
Air quality doesn’t meet EU standards
Noise issues are identified
  • Road Traffic Noise
Flood risk is identified


Main ethnic group is White British - 40.6%, London average is 45%

Higher than London average: White Irish, Other White, Chinese

Lower than London average: Mixed, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Black

Main religion is Christian - 47.0%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: No Religion

Lower than London average: Muslim

Main household lifestage is Under 35 years old - 62.3%, London average is 24%

Higher than London average: Under 35 years old

Lower than London average: 35-54 years old, 55-64 years old, Over 65 years old

Main household type is One-person Household - 55.8%, London average is 32%

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

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


City central (Smaller area)
Many of the residents of these neighbourhoods are employed in the financial, insurance and real estate industries, or are information and communications industry professionals engaged in a range of scientific and technical activities. Residents are more likely than average to be White.
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

Source: London Datastore