Stockwell, Lambeth

Area insights about Dorset Road, London, SW8 1AA


No noise issues identified
7 supermarkets and more than 10 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • Tesco - 0.2 miles
  • The Co-operative Group Food - 0.2 miles
  • Tesco - 0.3 miles
  • Lidl - 0.4 miles
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8 'Outstanding' primary schools within 1 mile
  • Reay Primary School - 0.2 miles
  • Ashmole Primary School - 0.3 miles
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3 'Outstanding' secondary schools within 1 mile
  • Platanos College - 0.4 miles
  • Lilian Baylis Technology School - 0.5 miles
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Average crime rates
Crime rates are higher than in 53% of local areas in London
Average transport links
  • Oval Underground Station - 0.4 miles
  • Stockwell Underground Station - 0.5 miles
  • Vauxhall Underground Station - 0.5 miles
  • Vauxhall Rail Station - 0.5 miles
And 2 more transport stations found within 1 mile

Things to have a closer look at

Low-income area
More wealthy than just 13% of local areas in London
Deprived area
More deprived than 85% of local areas in London
Air quality doesn’t meet EU standards
Flood risk is identified
No 'Outstanding' or 'Good' 16+ schools within 1 mile


Main ethnic group is Black - 43.6%, London average is 13%

Higher than London average: Other White, Chinese, Black

Lower than London average: White British, Indian, Pakistani

Main religion is Christian - 58.1%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: Christian, Buddhist

Lower than London average: Hindu, Jewish, No Religion

Main household lifestage is 35-54 years old - 54.9%, London average is 43%

Higher than London average: 35-54 years old

Lower than London average: Under 35 years old

Main household type is One-person Household - 25.6%, London average is 32%

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

Lower than London average: One-person Household, Married/Cohabiting Couple without Children


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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Source: London Datastore