Postcode CR2 0AF (Croydon)

Map showing CR2 0AF and nearby postcodes

The postcode CR2 0AF is located in Croydon, in the county of Outer London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. CR2 0AF is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

CR2 0AF is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.9 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 CR2 0AF as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Delayed retirement.

The closest road name to CR2 0AF is Essenden Road which is centered 120 m away.

The nearest bus stop is West Hill and is 206 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.53 km away at Lloyd Park Tram Stop The closest railway station is Sanderstead Rail Station, 449 m away.

The closest primary school to CR2 0AF (for ages 11 and under) is Purley Oaks Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on September 19, 2019. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Coombe Wood School.

The local pub for residents of CR2 0AF is The Joiners Arms and is 4.18 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 17, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from Chilli And Spice and is 4.1 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on November 19, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 142.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.6 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 4.9 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for CR2 0AF 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 CR2 0AF and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to CR2 0AF, and the approximate distance away.

Essenden Road 120 m
Brambledown Road 123 m
Sandhurst Close 202 m
Sandhurst Way 243 m
Lytchgate Close 264 m
Croham Mount 267 m
West Hill 270 m
Beechwood Road 299 m
Trinity Close 310 m
Barnfield Road 332 m
Heathhurst Road 348 m
B275 553 m
Sanderstead Road 573 m
Selsdon Road 630 m
Croham Manor Road 704 m


Information about the postcode CR2 0AF

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 CR2 0AF - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Purley Oaks Primary School Good
(September 19, 2019)
580 m
Ridgeway Primary School Good
(November 14, 2018)
698 m
St Peter's Primary School Good
(October 3, 2019)
981 m
Harris Primary Academy Haling Park Outstanding
(June 8, 2017)
1.06 km
Rutherford School Good
(July 5, 2018)
1.3 km
Whitgift School 1.37 km
Regina Coeli Catholic Primary School Good
(December 5, 2018)
1.4 km
St Giles School Good
(December 12, 2017)
1.4 km
Elmhurst School for Boys 1.4 km
Harris Academy Purley Outstanding
(December 8, 2011)
1.42 km
Coombe Wood School 1.43 km
Cumnor House School 1.56 km
Royal Russell School 1.71 km
Heathfield Academy Outstanding
(May 25, 2018)
1.73 km
Christ Church CofE Primary School (Purley) Good
(March 8, 2017)
1.75 km
Cressey College Good
(March 7, 2018)
1.76 km
Oakwood School 1.83 km
Howard Primary School Good
(December 14, 2016)
1.84 km
Cambridge Tutors College 1.84 km
Aerodrome Primary Academy Good
(May 19, 2021)
1.86 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from CR2 0AF - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Lavish30490Cuisine Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
4.09 km
Chilli And Spice Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 19, 2020
4.1 km
Crust Pizza / Texas Mexican Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 16, 2020
4.1 km
Londis Woodside Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 12, 2010
4.1 km
The Green Tandoori Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 27, 2020
4.1 km
The Joiners Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 17, 2020
4.18 km
Delight Kebab Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 22, 2022
4.22 km
Greens Food And Wine Retailers - other 3
March 16, 2020
4.22 km
Ly Chinese Take Away Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 24, 2021
4.22 km
Mandys Fish And Chips Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
February 24, 2021
4.22 km
Perfect Fried Chicken Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
February 24, 2021
4.22 km
Woodside Cafe Kopaczko Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 9, 2021
4.22 km
Europa Fried Chicken Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 4, 2021
4.24 km
Michael's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
December 9, 2021
4.24 km
Paw Paw Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 27, 2020
4.24 km
Price Right Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
4.24 km
Welcome Selhurst Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 22, 2022
4.24 km
Kilkenny Tavern Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
4.29 km
Moorish Caribbean Grill Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 25, 2022
4.29 km
Selhurst News Food And Wine Retailers - other 4
March 14, 2020
4.29 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to CR2 0AF - Data from Apr 2022

West Hill Bus Stop/Station 206 m
West Hill Bus Stop/Station 223 m
Brambledown Road Bus Stop/Station 281 m
Brambledown Road Bus Stop/Station 297 m
Elmfield Way Bus Stop/Station 328 m
Lloyd Park Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.53 km
Lloyd Park Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.54 km
Lloyd Park Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.54 km
Sanderstead Rail Station Rail 449 m
Sanderstead Rail Station Rail 470 m
Purley Oaks Rail Station Rail 839 m
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 21.93 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 22.07 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 22.16 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to CR2 0AF - Data from Dec 2021

Breakneck Hill Hill Or Mountain 557 m
Croham Hurst Woodland Or Forest 569 m
Purley Beeches Woodland Or Forest 1.1 km
Haling Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.17 km
Ballards Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.38 km
Sanderstead Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.6 km
Purley Downs Urban Greenspace 1.75 km
Coombe Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.77 km
Selsdon Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.77 km
Littleheath Woods Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Park Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.93 km
Foxearth Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
Queenhill Shaw Woodland Or Forest 2.07 km
Mitchley Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.46 km
Duppas Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.49 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for CR2 0AF - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 107 Mbps 142.7 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 13.6 Mbps 39 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 2 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 22.5 4
30-300 Mbps 0% 135 14.3
300+ Mbps 100% 593 39

Gas Consumption

13 meters consuming 416,469 kWh - mean 32,036 kWh : median 32,047 kWh

Energy usage data for CR2 0AF - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.35082000
Longitude -0.08775700
OS Easting 533262
OS Northing 0163040
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 South
Electoral Ward South Croydon
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Delayed retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Croydon BUASD
Workplace Zone E33033221
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 029
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 029D
Output Area / Small Area 5B1