Postcode CR0 2PL (Croydon)

Map showing CR0 2PL and nearby postcodes

The postcode CR0 2PL is located in Croydon, in the county of Outer London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. CR0 2PL is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

CR0 2PL is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.4 on the scale of the index of deprivation (where 10 are the least deprived and 0 are the most deprived areas). The 2011 UK census classified the residents of CR0 2PL as Multicultural metropolitans > Challenged Asian terraces > Asian terraces and flats.

The closest road name to CR0 2PL is Cameron Road which is centered 49 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Queens Road Cemetery and is 200 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 953 m away at West Croydon Tram Stop The closest railway station is West Croydon Rail Station, 972 m away.

The closest primary school to CR0 2PL (for ages 11 and under) is Elmwood Junior School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on February 28, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Harris Invictus Academy Croydon. The last OFSTED inspection on September 30, 2016 rated this school as Outstanding

The local pub for residents of CR0 2PL is Kilkenny Tavern and is 1.13 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Paw Paw and is 1.08 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 27, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 103.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 11.4 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.8 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for CR0 2PL is covered by the Metropolitan Police police force association and Croydon is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to CR0 2PL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to CR0 2PL, and the approximate distance away.

Cameron Road 49 m
Francis Road 125 m
Greenwood Road 133 m
Lodge Road 136 m
Frederick Gardens 149 m
St Saviour's Road 171 m
Kemp Gardens 179 m
Constance Road 188 m
Queen's Road 221 m
Englefield Close 236 m
Broad Green Avenue 238 m
Elmwood Road 240 m
Campbell Road 255 m
Mayday Road 256 m
Kelling Gardens 267 m


Information about the postcode CR0 2PL

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Small User - may contain upto 100 addresses but 15 is more typical

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from CR0 2PL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Elmwood Infant School Good
(July 10, 2018)
0 m
Elmwood Junior School Good
(February 28, 2017)
0 m
Chestnut Park Primary School Outstanding
(June 20, 2018)
372 m
Ecclesbourne Primary School Good
(February 1, 2018)
438 m
Harris Invictus Academy Croydon Outstanding
(September 30, 2016)
864 m
St Mary's Catholic High School Good
(November 4, 2021)
916 m
The Crescent Primary School Requires improvement
(November 4, 2021)
967 m
BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology Good
(January 24, 2018)
967 m
Bensham Manor School Good
(January 17, 2018)
1.01 km
Broadmead Primary School Requires improvement
(September 25, 2019)
1.02 km
St Mary's Catholic Infant School 1.05 km
Paxton Academy Sports And Science Serious Weaknesses
(November 27, 2019)
1.06 km
St. Mary's Catholic Junior School Good
(July 11, 2018)
1.08 km
Harris Primary Academy Croydon 1.08 km
AYA College (On-Site Educational Provision) 1.13 km
Al-Khair School Preparatory School Good
(March 12, 2020)
1.15 km
West Thornton Primary School 1.22 km
Gonville Academy Good
(March 14, 2017)
1.37 km
Whitehorse Manor Infant School Requires improvement
(October 13, 2021)
1.42 km
Whitehorse Manor Junior School Good
(February 8, 2017)
1.42 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from CR0 2PL - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Europa Fried Chicken Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 4, 2021
1.08 km
Michael's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
December 9, 2021
1.08 km
Paw Paw Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 27, 2020
1.08 km
Price Right Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
1.08 km
Welcome Selhurst Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 22, 2022
1.08 km
Holly Lodge Children's Home Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 18, 2021
1.13 km
Kilkenny Tavern Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
1.13 km
Moorish Caribbean Grill Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 25, 2022
1.13 km
Selhurst News Food And Wine Retailers - other 4
March 14, 2020
1.13 km
Holly Lodge Childrens Home (Annexe) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 9, 2018
1.17 km
Lavish30490Cuisine Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.23 km
Selhurst Railway Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
December 9, 2021
1.36 km
Croydon Seventh Day Adventist Church Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 4, 2019
1.38 km
Heavers Court Resource Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 23, 2020
1.45 km
Bucky's Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 15, 2021
1.56 km
Candy Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 14, 2020
1.56 km
Doneagles Fish And Chips Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 10, 2020
1.56 km
Elizabeth Hammond Day Nursery Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
February 19, 2020
1.56 km
Emek Kebab Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
May 25, 2021
1.56 km
Liquorbin Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 29, 2018
1.56 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to CR0 2PL - Data from Apr 2022

Queens Road Cemetery Bus Stop/Station 200 m
Kimberley Road (CR0) Bus Stop/Station 237 m
Windmill Grove Bus Stop/Station 316 m
Fairgreen Road Bus Stop/Station 350 m
Broad Green Avenue Bus Stop/Station 359 m
West Croydon Tram Stop Metro/Tram 953 m
West Croydon Tram Stop Metro/Tram 971 m
West Croydon Tram Stop Metro/Tram 973 m
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 972 m
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 1.01 km
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 1.05 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 10.28 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 10.29 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 10.31 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 25.58 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 25.73 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 25.91 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to CR0 2PL - Data from Dec 2021

Waddon Ponds Inland Water 2.13 km
Duppas Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.21 km
Pollards Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.35 km
Park Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.39 km
Whitgift Pond Inland Water 3.08 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 3.1 km
Biggin Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.13 km
Norwood Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.46 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.72 km
Croydon Canal Inland Water 3.73 km
Long Lane Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.73 km
Haling Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.78 km
Ballards Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.86 km
Coombe Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.88 km
Wilderness Island Woodland Or Forest 3.97 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for CR0 2PL - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 107 Mbps 103.6 Mbps 330 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 11.4 Mbps 50 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 15.7 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 106.5 10.8
300+ Mbps 100% 330 50

Gas Consumption

21 meters consuming 243,688 kWh - mean 11,604 kWh : median 10,886 kWh

Electricity Consumption

20 meters consuming 90,326 kWh - mean 4,516 kWh : median 2,414 kWh

Energy usage data for CR0 2PL - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.38734200
Longitude -0.10562300
OS Easting 531913
OS Northing 0167069
OS Positional Quality Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean

Index of Deprivation

Most Deprived
Least Deprived

Police Force Association

Metropolitan Police


Westminster Parliamentary
Croydon North
Electoral Ward Selhurst
Local Authority District Croydon
Region / Government Office Region London
European Electoral Region London
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: London
Local Learning and Skills Council London South

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E09000008
Travel To Work Area London


NHS England Region London
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance North West and South West London
Strategic Health Authority
Sustainability and Transformation
South West London Health and Care Partnership
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS South West London CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Multicultural metropolitans
Group: Challenged Asian terraces
Subgroup: Asian terraces and flats
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Croydon BUASD
Workplace Zone E33033145
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 015
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 015C
Output Area / Small Area 4B1