Streatham Wells, Lambeth

Area Insights for Polworth Road, London, SW16 2EE


Good transport links
  • Streatham Rail Station - 0.1 miles
  • Streatham Common Rail Station - 0.5 miles
  • Streatham Hill Rail Station - 0.9 miles
  • Norbury Rail Station - 1.0 miles
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Air quality meets EU standards
6 supermarkets and more than 10 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • Marks & Spencer - 119 yards
  • Aldi - 0.1 miles
  • Tesco - 0.1 miles
  • Sainsbury's - 0.3 miles
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4 'Outstanding' primary schools within 1 mile
  • St Andrew's Catholic Primary School - 0.1 miles
  • Immanuel and St Andrew Church of England Primary School - 0.4 miles
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3 'Outstanding' secondary schools within 1 mile
  • Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School - 0.4 miles
  • Dunraven School - 0.7 miles
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1 'Outstanding' 16+ school within 1 mile
  • Dunraven School - 0.7 miles
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Area of average wealth
Household income is higher than in 51% of immediate areas in London

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Deprived area
More deprived than 79% of local areas in London
High crime rates
Crime rates are higher than in 69% of local areas in London
Noise issues are identified
  • Road Traffic Noise


Main ethnic group is Black - 36.4%, London average is 13%

Higher than London average: White Irish, Mixed, Black

Lower than London average: White British, Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Other Asian, Arab

Main religion is Christian - 70.0%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: Christian

Lower than London average: Hindu, Jewish, No Religion, Religion Not Stated

Main household lifestage is Over 65 years old - 46.2%, London average is 19%

Higher than London average: Over 65 years old

Lower than London average: Under 35 years old, 35-54 years old

Main household type is One-person Household - 57.3%, London average is 32%

Higher than London average: One-person Household, Lone Parent with Children

Lower than London average: Couple with Children, Couple without Children, Multi-person Household: Other


Disadvantaged diaspora (Smaller area)

These neighbourhoods are characterised by high numbers of Black residents, and of families with young children. There is high incidence of divorce. Employment is often found in transport, health care support, social work, administration and support services

High Density and High Rise Flats (Wider area)

Concentrations of this Super Group are found in densely populated areas of flats. Many families have children of school age and many residents are of Bangladeshi origins, along with high numbers of households describing themselves as Black or as coming from Mixed or Other ethnic groups. There is a high incidence of households in which the main spoken language is not English. Levels of highest qualifications are below the London average, although some residents are full-time students living in shared accommodation. Levels of unemployment and part-time working are above the London average, while many of those in employment work in administration, or in accommodation and food services industries.

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