Postcode CR0 3BS (Croydon)

Map showing CR0 3BS and nearby postcodes

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

CR0 3BS is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.9 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 3BS as Multicultural metropolitans > Challenged Asian terraces > Asian terraces and flats.

The closest road name to CR0 3BS is Rosecourt Road which is centered 52 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Brading Road and is 168 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 452 m away at Therapia Lane Tram Stop The closest railway station is West Croydon Rail Station, 1.74 km away.

The closest primary school to CR0 3BS (for ages 11 and under) is West Thornton Primary School. 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 3BS is The Moon Under Water and is 2.15 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 2.05 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on June 14, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 128.5 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.3 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 2.2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Rosecourt Road 52 m
Brading Road 87 m
Cecil Road 88 m
Thornton Avenue 110 m
Peall Road 149 m
Lavender Road 170 m
Songhurst Close 182 m
Lancing Road 243 m
Westcombe Avenue 247 m
Marden Road 273 m
Aurelia Road 276 m
Marden Crescent 298 m
Shamrock Road 308 m
Mitcham Road 323 m
Ringwood Avenue 330 m


Information about the postcode CR0 3BS

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 3BS - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
West Thornton Primary School 0 m
The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy Good
(March 30, 2017)
645 m
Gonville Academy Good
(March 14, 2017)
736 m
Harris Primary Academy Croydon 960 m
Paxton Academy Sports And Science Serious Weaknesses
(November 27, 2019)
962 m
Elmwood Junior School Good
(February 28, 2017)
1.22 km
Elmwood Infant School Good
(July 10, 2018)
1.22 km
Chestnut Park Primary School Outstanding
(June 20, 2018)
1.32 km
Ecclesbourne Primary School Good
(February 1, 2018)
1.4 km
Winterbourne Boys' Academy Good
(March 1, 2017)
1.43 km
Winterbourne Junior Girls' School Good
(November 2, 2017)
1.43 km
Winterbourne Nursery and Infants' School Requires improvement
(December 12, 2019)
1.43 km
William Morris Primary School Good
(February 9, 2017)
1.55 km
Harris Invictus Academy Croydon Outstanding
(September 30, 2016)
1.62 km
Al-Khair School Preparatory School Good
(March 12, 2020)
1.65 km
The Sherwood School Good
(November 15, 2017)
1.73 km
Harris Academy Merton Outstanding
(September 27, 2012)
1.75 km
Beddington Park Academy 1.77 km
Bensham Manor School Good
(January 17, 2018)
1.84 km
Harris Primary Academy Merton Outstanding
(July 12, 2017)
1.91 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Kabul Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.62 km
Karachi Cuisine Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
1.62 km
Karachi Cuisine Banqueting Hall Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 4, 2021
1.62 km
Stop By Jamaican Takeaway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
November 21, 2019
1.62 km
The Quality Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 10, 2017
1.62 km
Cava-Ri Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.72 km
Mangualde Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.72 km
Somomo Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.78 km
Sorrento In Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 23, 2021
1.78 km
Eagle Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
March 30, 2015
2.05 km
Jerk Place Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
2.05 km
North Cafe Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 14, 2018
2.05 km
Northborough News Ltd Retailers - other 4
April 15, 2021
2.05 km
Post Office Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 15, 2020
2.05 km
Save Express Retailers - other 4
November 15, 2021
2.05 km
Little Rayes Daycare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
2.06 km
Playhouse Montessori Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
November 10, 2021
2.06 km
The Moon Under Water Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
2.15 km
The Norbury Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
2.15 km
Croydon Childrens Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
December 15, 2020
2.15 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Brading Road Bus Stop/Station 168 m
Peall Road Bus Stop/Station 172 m
Lombard Roundabout Bus Stop/Station 191 m
Peall Road Bus Stop/Station 228 m
Cecil Road (CR0) Bus Stop/Station 228 m
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 452 m
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 467 m
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 477 m
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 1.74 km
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 1.78 km
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 1.78 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.67 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.68 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.69 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 25.42 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 25.57 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 25.8 km

Nearby Nature

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

Pollards Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.77 km
Waddon Ponds Inland Water 1.94 km
Duppas Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.38 km
Wilderness Island Woodland Or Forest 2.91 km
Elm Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.03 km
Park Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.16 km
St Alban's Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.21 km
Paper Mill Cut Inland Water 3.24 km
Biggin Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.26 km
Selby Green Woodland Or Forest 3.31 km
Norwood Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.4 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 4.02 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.04 km
Haling Grove Woodland Or Forest 4.05 km
Whitgift Pond Inland Water 4.17 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 107 Mbps 128.5 Mbps 1000 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 13.3 Mbps 115 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 8 0
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 14.5 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 126.8 13.3
300+ Mbps 100% 597 62.3

Gas Consumption

36 meters consuming 505,536 kWh - mean 14,043 kWh : median 13,181 kWh

Energy usage data for CR0 3BS - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.38779400
Longitude -0.12306700
OS Easting 530698
OS Northing 0167088
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 West Thornton
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 E33033151
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 016
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 016C
Output Area / Small Area 4B1