Oval, Lambeth

Area insights about Wandsworth Road, London, SW8 2NB


6 supermarkets and more than 10 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • Sainsbury's - 0.2 miles
  • Sainsbury's - Main Store - 0.2 miles
  • Tesco - 0.2 miles
  • The Co-operative Group Food - 0.3 miles
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8 'Outstanding' primary schools within 1 mile
  • Herbert Morrison Primary School - 0.1 miles
  • Wyvil Primary School and Resource Bases for Speech, Language and Communication Needs, and Autism - 0.2 miles
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3 'Outstanding' secondary schools within 1 mile
  • Platanos College - 0.5 miles
  • Lilian Baylis Technology School - 0.7 miles
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Average transport links
  • Vauxhall Underground Station - 0.5 miles
  • Stockwell Underground Station - 0.5 miles
  • Vauxhall Rail Station - 0.6 miles
  • Wandsworth Road Rail Station - 0.7 miles
And 6 more transport stations found within 1 mile

Things to have a closer look at

Low-income area
More wealthy than just 24% of local areas in London
Deprived area
More deprived than 84% of local areas in London
High crime rates
Crime rates are higher than in 69% of local areas in London
Air quality doesn’t meet EU standards
Noise issues are identified
  • Road Traffic Noise
  • Bars, pubs, clubs
Flood risk is identified
No 'Outstanding' or 'Good' 16+ schools within 1 mile


Main ethnic group is White British - 62.8%, London average is 45%

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

Lower than London average: Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Black, Arab

Main religion is Christian - 54.9%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: Buddhist, Other Religion, No Religion

Lower than London average: Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh

Main household lifestage is 35-54 years old - 41.3%, London average is 43%
Main household type is Married/Cohabiting Couple without Children - 32.2%, London average is 26%

Higher than London average: Married/Cohabiting Couple without Children, Lone Parent without Children, Same Sex Couple, Multi-person Household: Other

Lower than London average: Married/Cohabiting Couple with Children


Students and minority mix (Smaller area)
These ethnically diverse areas also house some students in communal establishments. Rates of divorce are higher than the London average.
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