Postcode CR7 6AP (Croydon)

Map showing CR7 6AP and nearby postcodes

The postcode CR7 6AP is located in Croydon, in the county of Outer London. It was introduced in July 1990 and is an active postcode. CR7 6AP is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

CR7 6AP is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 0.3 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 CR7 6AP as Ethnicity central > Ethnic family life > Young families and students.

The closest road name to CR7 6AP is Dunheved Road West which is centered 22 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Croydon University Hospital and is 169 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.04 km away at Ampere Way Tram Stop The closest railway station is Thornton Heath Rail Station, 1.43 km away.

The closest primary school to CR7 6AP (for ages 11 and under) is Paxton Academy Sports And Science. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Serious Weaknesses on November 27, 2019. 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 CR7 6AP is Kilkenny Tavern and is 1.74 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Paw Paw and is 1.69 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 27, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 106.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 16.1 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 CR7 6AP 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 CR7 6AP and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to CR7 6AP, and the approximate distance away.

Dunheved Road West 22 m
Dunheved Close 83 m
Dunheved Road South 99 m
Dunheved Road North 121 m
Sharland Close 135 m
Kenmare Road 171 m
Broughton Road 178 m
Stanley Grove 182 m
Southwell Road 198 m
Lynton Road 205 m
Keston Road 208 m
Fiveacre Close 238 m
Oakwood Road 252 m
Kingswood Avenue 257 m
Oakwood Place 258 m


Information about the postcode CR7 6AP

Introduction July 1990
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 CR7 6AP - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Paxton Academy Sports And Science Serious Weaknesses
(November 27, 2019)
566 m
West Thornton Primary School 627 m
Elmwood Junior School Good
(February 28, 2017)
678 m
Elmwood Infant School Good
(July 10, 2018)
678 m
Gonville Academy Good
(March 14, 2017)
717 m
Ecclesbourne Primary School Good
(February 1, 2018)
775 m
Chestnut Park Primary School Outstanding
(June 20, 2018)
917 m
Harris Primary Academy Croydon 1.06 km
Winterbourne Junior Girls' School Good
(November 2, 2017)
1.07 km
Winterbourne Nursery and Infants' School Requires improvement
(December 12, 2019)
1.07 km
Winterbourne Boys' Academy Good
(March 1, 2017)
1.07 km
The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy Good
(March 30, 2017)
1.12 km
Bensham Manor School Good
(January 17, 2018)
1.23 km
Harris Invictus Academy Croydon Outstanding
(September 30, 2016)
1.35 km
Al-Khair School Preparatory School Good
(March 12, 2020)
1.51 km
BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology Good
(January 24, 2018)
1.53 km
The Crescent Primary School Requires improvement
(November 4, 2021)
1.53 km
St Mary's Catholic High School Good
(November 4, 2021)
1.53 km
St Mary's Catholic Infant School 1.63 km
AYA College (On-Site Educational Provision) 1.64 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from CR7 6AP - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Kabul Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.41 km
Karachi Cuisine Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
1.41 km
Karachi Cuisine Banqueting Hall Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 4, 2021
1.41 km
Stop By Jamaican Takeaway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
November 21, 2019
1.41 km
The Quality Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 10, 2017
1.41 km
Cava-Ri Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.51 km
Mangualde Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.51 km
Somomo Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.58 km
Sorrento In Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 23, 2021
1.58 km
Holly Lodge Children's Home Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 18, 2021
1.64 km
Holly Lodge Childrens Home (Annexe) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 9, 2018
1.66 km
Europa Fried Chicken Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 4, 2021
1.69 km
Michael's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
December 9, 2021
1.69 km
Paw Paw Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 27, 2020
1.69 km
Price Right Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
1.69 km
Welcome Selhurst Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 22, 2022
1.69 km
Kilkenny Tavern Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
1.74 km
Moorish Caribbean Grill Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 25, 2022
1.74 km
Selhurst News Food And Wine Retailers - other 4
March 14, 2020
1.74 km
Playhouse Montessori Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
November 10, 2021
1.77 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to CR7 6AP - Data from Apr 2022

Croydon University Hospital Bus Stop/Station 169 m
Dunheved Road North Bus Stop/Station 226 m
Croydon University Hospital Bus Stop/Station 248 m
Thornton Heath Bus Garage Bus Stop/Station 298 m
Thornton Heath Pond Bus Stop/Station 307 m
Ampere Way Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.04 km
Ampere Way Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.04 km
Ampere Way Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.04 km
Thornton Heath Rail Station Rail 1.43 km
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 1.5 km
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 1.5 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.74 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.75 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.77 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 25.72 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 25.88 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 26.08 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to CR7 6AP - Data from Dec 2021

Pollards Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.77 km
Waddon Ponds Inland Water 2.17 km
Duppas Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.46 km
Biggin Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.91 km
Park Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.94 km
Norwood Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.14 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 3.41 km
Wilderness Island Woodland Or Forest 3.52 km
Elm Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.61 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.61 km
Whitgift Pond Inland Water 3.75 km
Paper Mill Cut Inland Water 3.79 km
St Alban's Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.82 km
Selby Green Woodland Or Forest 3.91 km
Croydon Canal Inland Water 4.06 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for CR7 6AP - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 76.1 Mbps 106.9 Mbps 331 Mbps
Upload 19.5 Mbps 16.1 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% 17 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 98.4 16.4
300+ Mbps 100% 331 36

Gas Consumption

46 meters consuming 584,009 kWh - mean 12,696 kWh : median 8,377 kWh

Energy usage data for CR7 6AP - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.38971700
Longitude -0.11459400
OS Easting 531282
OS Northing 0167317
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: Ethnicity central
Group: Ethnic family life
Subgroup: Young families and students
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Croydon BUASD
Workplace Zone E33033144
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 015
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 015D
Output Area / Small Area 3A2