West End, Westminster

Area insights about Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA


Wealthy area
Household income is higher than in 92% of immediate areas in London
Good transport links
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station - 0.2 miles
  • Regent's Park Underground Station - 0.3 miles
  • Great Portland Street Underground Station - 0.4 miles
  • Bond Street Underground Station - 0.4 miles
And 16 more transport stations found within 1 mile
More than 10 supermarkets and more than 10 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • Sainsbury's - 0.2 miles
  • Marks And Spencer Plc - 0.3 miles
  • Tesco - 0.4 miles
  • Waitrose Supermarket - 0.4 miles
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3 'Outstanding' primary schools within 1 mile
  • St Vincent's Catholic Primary School - 0.4 miles
  • Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School - 0.9 miles
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1 'Outstanding' secondary school within 1 mile
  • The St Marylebone CofE School - 0.4 miles
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1 'Good' 16+ school within 1 mile
  • The Mary Ward Centre (AE Centre) - 1.0 miles
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High crime rates
Crime rates are higher than in 100% of local areas in London
Air quality doesn’t meet EU standards
Noise issues are identified
  • Road Traffic Noise


Main ethnic group is White British - 34.6%, London average is 45%

Higher than London average: Other White, Arab, Other

Lower than London average: White British, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Black

Main religion is Christian - 39.3%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: Buddhist, Jewish, No Religion

Lower than London average: Christian

Main household lifestage is Under 35 years old - 42.2%, London average is 24%

Higher than London average: Under 35 years old

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

Main household type is One-person Household - 50.8%, London average is 32%

Higher than London average: One-person Household, Same Sex Couple, Multi-person Household: Full-time Students

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


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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Source: London Datastore