Oval, Lambeth

Area insights about Palfrey Place, London, SW8 1PB


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Area of average wealth 7/10

Average crime rates 4/10


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Main ethnic group
White British53%45%
Main religion
No Religion43%21%
Main household lifestage
Under 35 years old61%24%
Main household type
Multi-person Household: Other31%7%
Immediate area
Average for London


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Noise issues are identified

  • Road Traffic Noise


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Good connectivity to public transport 8/9

Transport stations 5

Oval Underground Station 0.2 miles

Vauxhall Rail Station 0.5 miles

Vauxhall Underground Station 0.5 miles

Amenities within 0.5 miles

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Food stores 10+

  • Tesco
    0.3 miles
  • Tesco
    0.3 miles
  • The Co-operative Group Food
    0.4 miles

Schools within 1 mile

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Primary Schools 29

Ashmole Primary School 0.1 miles


Reay Primary School 0.2 miles


Secondary Schools 6

Lilian Baylis Technology School 0.4 miles


Platanos College 0.5 miles


Air quality

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Air quality doesn’t meet EU standards

Flood risk

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Flood risk is identified


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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