Postcode CR5 1AQ (Croydon) Terminated September 2000

Map showing CR5 1AQ and nearby postcodes

The postcode CR5 1AQ is located in Croydon, in the county of Outer London. It was introduced in June 1999 and terminated in September 2000.CR5 1AQ is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

CR5 1AQ 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 CR5 1AQ as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Multi-ethnic suburbia.

The closest road name to CR5 1AQ is Tollers Lane which is centered 137 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Tollers Lane The Crossways and is 104 m away. The closest railway station is Coulsdon South Rail Station, 1.54 km away.

The closest primary school to CR5 1AQ (for ages 11 and under) is Coulsdon CofE Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on November 3, 2011.

The local pub for residents of CR5 1AQ is Kingswood Arms and is 6.4 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on November 27, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from Bento Express and is 6.63 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on May 12, 2021.

Policing for CR5 1AQ 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 CR5 1AQ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to CR5 1AQ, and the approximate distance away.

Tollers Lane 137 m
The Crossways 233 m
Placehouse Lane 259 m
Thornton Crescent 313 m
Coulsdon Road 415 m
Mead Way 562 m
Ditches Lane 955 m
Drive Road 1.01 km
B2030 1.38 km
Brighton Road 2.56 km
A25 7.04 km
A23 16.27 km
A3 40.35 km
M25 42.4 km


Information about the postcode CR5 1AQ

Introduction June 1999
Termination September 2000
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from CR5 1AQ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Coulsdon CofE Primary School Outstanding
(November 3, 2011)
419 m
Keston Primary School 782 m
Oasis Academy Coulsdon Good
(July 3, 2018)
828 m
Oasis Academy Byron Outstanding
(January 19, 2022)
1.04 km
New Valley Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
1.44 km
The Hayes Primary School Good
(January 16, 2018)
1.79 km
OneSchool Global Kenley Campus 2.24 km
Smitham Primary School Good
(March 23, 2017)
2.25 km
St Aidan's Catholic Primary School Good
(October 10, 2018)
2.25 km
Beaumont Primary School Outstanding
(December 6, 2017)
2.4 km
Serenity School Good
(May 16, 2019)
2.42 km
Audley Primary School Good
(October 30, 2018)
2.64 km
St Francis Catholic Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
2.64 km
Sunnydown School Good
(October 20, 2021)
2.64 km
St Nicholas School Good
(June 6, 2017)
2.77 km
Harris Primary Academy Kenley Outstanding
(June 24, 2015)
2.79 km
St Peter and St Paul CofE Infant School Outstanding
(June 11, 2010)
2.83 km
Whyteleafe Primary School Good
(September 27, 2017)
2.86 km
Chipstead Valley Primary School 2.86 km
Kenley Primary School 2.87 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from CR5 1AQ - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Surrey Downs Golf Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2022
4.83 km
Kingswood Lawn Tennis Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 3, 2021
4.88 km
Kingswood Golf And Country Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2022
6.15 km
Furze Hill Lodge Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
October 29, 2021
6.24 km
CH & Co Catering Group Ltd At Aberdour School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 20, 2019
6.36 km
The Coffee Shop At Aberdour School Parents Association Other catering premises 5
Very Good
December 5, 2018
6.36 km
Age Concern Banstead Lunch Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 15, 2021
6.4 km
Kingswood Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 27, 2019
6.4 km
Kingswood Village Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 25, 2021
6.4 km
Kingswood Village Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 6, 2019
6.4 km
New Khyber Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 24, 2020
6.4 km
Number 12 Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 12, 2019
6.4 km
Waterhouse Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 4, 2020
6.4 km
Bento Express Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
May 12, 2021
6.63 km
Burgh Heath Eastern Tandoori Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
February 26, 2022
6.63 km
Hardys Fish And Chips Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 2, 2022
6.63 km
Kings Kebab Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 28, 2020
6.63 km
Londis Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 12, 2018
6.63 km
Brewers Fayre Heathside Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
February 17, 2022
6.64 km
Burgh Heath Comrades And Social Club Pub/bar/nightclub 4
October 17, 2018
6.64 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to CR5 1AQ - Data from Apr 2022

Tollers Lane The Crossways Bus Stop/Station 104 m
Tollers Lane Placehouse Lane Bus Stop/Station 118 m
Mead Way Tollers Lane Bus Stop/Station 179 m
Tollers Lane Drive Road Bus Stop/Station 307 m
The Crossways Bus Stop/Station 328 m
Coulsdon South Rail Station Rail 1.54 km
Coulsdon South Rail Station Rail 1.65 km
Coulsdon Town Rail Station Rail 2.09 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 16.28 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 16.43 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 16.59 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to CR5 1AQ - Data from Dec 2021

Happy Valley Valley 957 m
Devilsden Wood Woodland Or Forest 993 m
In Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.06 km
Bleakfield Shaw Woodland Or Forest 1.14 km
Dollyper's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.18 km
Sparklie Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.19 km
Ditches Shaw Woodland Or Forest 1.2 km
Stonyfield Shaw Woodland Or Forest 1.3 km
Boxers Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.41 km
Figgs Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.48 km
Shepherd's Shaw Woodland Or Forest 1.58 km
Coulsdon Common Woodland Or Forest 1.58 km
The Gullet Woodland Or Forest 1.6 km
Rydon's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km
Stites Hill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.30433500
Longitude -0.12380500
OS Easting 530884
OS Northing 0157806
OS Positional Quality Postcode sector mean, (mainly PO Boxes)

Index of Deprivation

Most Deprived
Least Deprived

Police Force Association

Metropolitan Police


Westminster Parliamentary
Croydon South
Electoral Ward Old Coulsdon
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: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: Multi-ethnic suburbia
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Croydon BUASD
Workplace Zone E33033286
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 044
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 044C
Output Area / Small Area 6B1