Postcode CR0 3RA (Croydon)

Map showing CR0 3RA and nearby postcodes

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

CR0 3RA is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.1 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 3RA as Multicultural metropolitans > Challenged Asian terraces > Asian terraces and flats.

The closest road name to CR0 3RA is Pitlake which is centered 54 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Factory Lane and is 189 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 194 m away at Reeves Corner Tram Stop The closest railway station is West Croydon Rail Station, 309 m away.

The closest primary school to CR0 3RA (for ages 11 and under) is Al-Khair School Preparatory School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on March 12, 2020. 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 3RA is Kilkenny Tavern and is 1.82 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Paw Paw and is 1.76 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 27, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 70.2 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.4 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 28.6% 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 3RA 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 3RA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Pitlake 54 m
Clarendon Road 81 m
Ainsworth Road 106 m
Derby Road 126 m
Renown Close 133 m
Theobald Road 137 m
Ruskin Road 155 m
Hood Close 167 m
Westfield Road 182 m
Cuthbert Road 192 m
Vanguard Close 208 m
Cornwall Road 214 m
Charrington Road 214 m
Drayton Road 216 m
Otterbourne Road 216 m


Information about the postcode CR0 3RA

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 3RA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Al-Khair School Preparatory School Good
(March 12, 2020)
0 m
Harris Invictus Academy Croydon Outstanding
(September 30, 2016)
365 m
Old Palace of John Whitgift School 496 m
St Mary's Catholic Infant School 605 m
St Mary's Catholic High School Good
(November 4, 2021)
736 m
Harris Federation Post 16 743 m
Harris Primary Academy Croydon 753 m
Chestnut Park Primary School Outstanding
(June 20, 2018)
791 m
The Minster Nursery and Infant School Good
(January 24, 2019)
815 m
The Write Time Good
(June 19, 2019)
815 m
The Minster Junior School 815 m
St. Mary's Catholic Junior School Good
(July 11, 2018)
863 m
Croydon College 904 m
Krishna Avanti Primary School Good
(May 1, 2019)
1.04 km
Elmwood Junior School Good
(February 28, 2017)
1.15 km
Elmwood Infant School Good
(July 10, 2018)
1.15 km
Ark Oval Primary Academy Good
(March 5, 2020)
1.21 km
Al-Khair School Good
(October 7, 2021)
1.26 km
Al-Khair Secondary Girls Good
(January 30, 2020)
1.26 km
Croydon Metropolitan College Good
(November 29, 2018)
1.29 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Europa Fried Chicken Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 4, 2021
1.76 km
Michael's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
December 9, 2021
1.76 km
Paw Paw Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 27, 2020
1.76 km
Price Right Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
1.76 km
Welcome Selhurst Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 22, 2022
1.76 km
Lavish30490Cuisine Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.76 km
Kilkenny Tavern Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
1.82 km
Moorish Caribbean Grill Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 25, 2022
1.82 km
Selhurst News Food And Wine Retailers - other 4
March 14, 2020
1.82 km
Holly Lodge Children's Home Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 18, 2021
2 km
Holly Lodge Childrens Home (Annexe) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 9, 2018
2.06 km
Croydon Seventh Day Adventist Church Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 4, 2019
2.21 km
Selhurst Railway Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
December 9, 2021
2.22 km
Heavers Court Resource Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 23, 2020
2.27 km
Early Start Late Finish Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
2.54 km
St Chads Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 9, 2021
2.54 km
The Clifton Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
September 17, 2020
2.59 km
Bucky's Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 15, 2021
2.59 km
Candy Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 14, 2020
2.59 km
Doneagles Fish And Chips Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 10, 2020
2.59 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Factory Lane Bus Stop/Station 189 m
Factory Lane Bus Stop/Station 207 m
Ruskin Road Bus Stop/Station 240 m
Centrale Tram Stop Bus Stop/Station 241 m
Ruskin Road Bus Stop/Station 267 m
Reeves Corner Tram Stop Metro/Tram 194 m
Reeves Corner Tram Stop Metro/Tram 195 m
Centrale Tram Stop Metro/Tram 247 m
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 309 m
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 310 m
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 422 m
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 11.25 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 11.25 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 11.27 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 24.43 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 24.58 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 24.76 km

Nearby Nature

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

Duppas Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.07 km
Waddon Ponds Inland Water 1.18 km
Park Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.52 km
Haling Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.63 km
Whitgift Pond Inland Water 2.71 km
Ballards Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.07 km
Coombe Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.19 km
Pollards Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.27 km
Croham Hurst Woodland Or Forest 3.35 km
Breakneck Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.37 km
Elm Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.44 km
Wilderness Island Woodland Or Forest 3.6 km
Round Shaw Woodland Or Forest 3.61 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 4.05 km
Purley Beeches Woodland Or Forest 4.07 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 78.1 Mbps 70.2 Mbps 107 Mbps
Upload 19.5 Mbps 15.4 Mbps 20 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% 19 1
30-300 Mbps 71.4% 76.6 17.3
300+ Mbps 28.6% - -

Gas Consumption

15 meters consuming 216,087 kWh - mean 14,406 kWh : median 12,185 kWh

Energy usage data for CR0 3RA - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.37699300
Longitude -0.10684400
OS Easting 531856
OS Northing 0165916
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 Fairfield
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 E33033187
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 024
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 024A
Output Area / Small Area 4B1