Postcode CR0 3AD (Croydon)

Map showing CR0 3AD and nearby postcodes

The postcode CR0 3AD is located in Croydon, in the county of Outer London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. CR0 3AD is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

CR0 3AD is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 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 3AD as Multicultural metropolitans > Challenged Asian terraces > Asian terraces and flats.

The closest road name to CR0 3AD is Rochford Way which is centered 39 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Rochford Way and is 111 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 429 m away at Therapia Lane Tram Stop The closest railway station is Mitcham Junction Rail Station, 1.87 km away.

The closest primary school to CR0 3AD (for ages 11 and under) is West Thornton Primary School. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Harris Academy Merton. The last OFSTED inspection on September 27, 2012 rated this school as Outstanding

The local pub for residents of CR0 3AD is The Moon Under Water and is 2.13 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on October 15, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from North Cafe and is 1.74 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on June 14, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 97.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.4 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 1.9 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for CR0 3AD 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 3AD and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to CR0 3AD, and the approximate distance away.

Rochford Way 39 m
Moys Close 188 m
Rosemary Close 226 m
Saffron Close 244 m
Cinnamon Close 256 m
Wingate Crescent 266 m
Coomber Way 290 m
Red House Road 307 m
Alfriston Avenue 351 m
Stonecroft Way 353 m
Therapia Lane 435 m
A236 483 m
Beddington Lane 766 m
Mitcham Road 876 m
B272 900 m


Information about the postcode CR0 3AD

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 3AD - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy Good
(March 30, 2017)
261 m
West Thornton Primary School 641 m
Gonville Academy Good
(March 14, 2017)
928 m
The Sherwood School Good
(November 15, 2017)
1.22 km
William Morris Primary School Good
(February 9, 2017)
1.26 km
Paxton Academy Sports And Science Serious Weaknesses
(November 27, 2019)
1.35 km
Harris Academy Merton Outstanding
(September 27, 2012)
1.43 km
Harris Primary Academy Croydon 1.47 km
Harris Primary Academy Merton Outstanding
(July 12, 2017)
1.53 km
Winterbourne Nursery and Infants' School Requires improvement
(December 12, 2019)
1.7 km
Winterbourne Boys' Academy Good
(March 1, 2017)
1.7 km
Winterbourne Junior Girls' School Good
(November 2, 2017)
1.7 km
Beddington Park Academy 1.73 km
Elmwood Junior School Good
(February 28, 2017)
1.85 km
Elmwood Infant School Good
(July 10, 2018)
1.85 km
Chestnut Park Primary School Outstanding
(June 20, 2018)
1.96 km
Carew Academy Outstanding
(January 16, 2020)
1.97 km
Ecclesbourne Primary School Good
(February 1, 2018)
1.99 km
Culvers House Primary School Good
(November 14, 2017)
2.06 km
Sherwood Park School Good
(November 14, 2018)
2.09 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from CR0 3AD - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Kabul Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.71 km
Karachi Cuisine Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
1.71 km
Karachi Cuisine Banqueting Hall Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 4, 2021
1.71 km
Stop By Jamaican Takeaway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
November 21, 2019
1.71 km
The Quality Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 10, 2017
1.71 km
Eagle Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
March 30, 2015
1.74 km
Jerk Place Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.74 km
North Cafe Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 14, 2018
1.74 km
Northborough News Ltd Retailers - other 4
April 15, 2021
1.74 km
Post Office Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 15, 2020
1.74 km
Save Express Retailers - other 4
November 15, 2021
1.74 km
Cava-Ri Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.81 km
Mangualde Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.81 km
Somomo Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.86 km
Sorrento In Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 23, 2021
1.86 km
Eltandia Hall Care Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 23, 2019
1.97 km
Little Rayes Daycare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
2 km
La Finca Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
2.08 km
The Moon Under Water Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
2.13 km
The Norbury Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
2.13 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to CR0 3AD - Data from Apr 2022

Rochford Way Bus Stop/Station 111 m
Rochford Way Bus Stop/Station 161 m
Therapia LaneCroydon Cemetery Bus Stop/Station 233 m
Therapia LaneCroydon Cemetery Bus Stop/Station 269 m
Therapia Lane Tram Depot Bus Stop/Station 276 m
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 429 m
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 450 m
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 455 m
Mitcham Junction Rail Station Rail 1.87 km
Hackbridge Rail Station Rail 1.96 km
Hackbridge Rail Station Rail 2.02 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.29 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.3 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.32 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 25.47 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 25.63 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 25.88 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to CR0 3AD - Data from Dec 2021

Pollards Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.63 km
Waddon Ponds Inland Water 2.22 km
Wilderness Island Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km
Paper Mill Cut Inland Water 2.6 km
St Alban's Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.61 km
Selby Green Woodland Or Forest 2.69 km
Elm Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.72 km
Duppas Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.78 km
Biggin Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.39 km
Norwood Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.42 km
Park Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.73 km
Greenshaw Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.95 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.24 km
Round Shaw Woodland Or Forest 4.37 km
Haling Grove Woodland Or Forest 4.42 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for CR0 3AD - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 64.2 Mbps 97.7 Mbps 331 Mbps
Upload 18.8 Mbps 15.4 Mbps 36 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% 11.5 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 92.7 16.1
300+ Mbps 100% 331 36

Gas Consumption

35 meters consuming 439,555 kWh - mean 12,559 kWh : median 13,599 kWh

Energy usage data for CR0 3AD - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.38906100
Longitude -0.13205600
OS Easting 530069
OS Northing 0167213
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 Broad Green
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 E33033150
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 016
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 016B
Output Area / Small Area 4B1