St James's, Westminster

Area insights about Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0AA


Wealthy area
Household income is higher than in 83% of immediate areas in London
Good transport links
  • Leicester Square Underground Station - 0.1 miles
  • Covent Garden Underground Station - 0.2 miles
  • Tottenham Court Road Underground Station - 0.2 miles
  • Piccadilly Circus Underground Station - 0.3 miles
And 18 more transport stations found within 1 mile
More than 10 supermarkets and more than 10 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • Tesco - 0.2 miles
  • Centre Point Food Store - 0.3 miles
  • Tesco - 0.3 miles
  • Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd - 0.3 miles
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3 'Outstanding' primary schools within 1 mile
  • St Clement Danes CofE Primary School - 0.4 miles
  • St George the Martyr Church of England Primary School - 0.8 miles
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1 'Outstanding' 16+ school within 1 mile
  • Harris Westminster Sixth Form - 0.9 miles
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Deprived area
More deprived than 75% of local areas in London
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
  • Soho Fire station
  • Bars, pubs, clubs
No 'Outstanding' or 'Good' secondary schools within 1 mile


Main ethnic group is White British - 33.7%, London average is 45%

Higher than London average: Other White, Bangladeshi, Chinese, Arab

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

Main religion is Christian - 40.3%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: Buddhist, Religion Not Stated

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

Main household lifestage is 35-54 years old - 35.6%, London average is 43%

Lower than London average: 35-54 years old

Main household type is One-person Household - 52.3%, London average is 32%

Higher than London average: One-person Household, Same Sex Couple

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