Postcode CR7 6AU (Croydon)

Map showing CR7 6AU and nearby postcodes

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

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

The closest road name to CR7 6AU is Thornton Row which is centered 114 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Thornton Heath Pond and is 29 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.3 km away at Therapia Lane Tram Stop The closest railway station is Thornton Heath Rail Station, 1.19 km away.

The closest primary school to CR7 6AU (for ages 11 and under) is Paxton Academy Sports And Science. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Serious Weaknesses on November 27, 2019.

The local pub for residents of CR7 6AU is The Moon Under Water and is 1.62 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on October 15, 2021.

60% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 80% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 2.9 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for CR7 6AU 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 6AU and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Thornton Row 114 m
Willett Road 125 m
Alma Place 132 m
Colvin Road 136 m
Willett Place 145 m
Whitehall Road 149 m
Earlswood Avenue 177 m
Raymead Avenue 224 m
Broughton Road 228 m
Queenswood Avenue 228 m
Kingswood Avenue 229 m
London Road 261 m
Dovercourt Avenue 277 m
Gonville Road 288 m
Dunheved Road North 288 m


Information about the postcode CR7 6AU

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 6AU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Paxton Academy Sports And Science Serious Weaknesses
(November 27, 2019)
179 m
Gonville Academy Good
(March 14, 2017)
526 m
Winterbourne Boys' Academy Good
(March 1, 2017)
674 m
Winterbourne Junior Girls' School Good
(November 2, 2017)
674 m
Winterbourne Nursery and Infants' School Requires improvement
(December 12, 2019)
674 m
Ecclesbourne Primary School Good
(February 1, 2018)
784 m
West Thornton Primary School 854 m
Elmwood Junior School Good
(February 28, 2017)
896 m
Elmwood Infant School Good
(July 10, 2018)
896 m
Bensham Manor School Good
(January 17, 2018)
1.06 km
The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy Good
(March 30, 2017)
1.15 km
Chestnut Park Primary School Outstanding
(June 20, 2018)
1.21 km
Harris Primary Academy Croydon 1.45 km
William Morris Primary School Good
(February 9, 2017)
1.5 km
BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology Good
(January 24, 2018)
1.55 km
The Crescent Primary School Requires improvement
(November 4, 2021)
1.55 km
Beulah Junior School Good
(October 3, 2018)
1.56 km
St James the Great RC Primary and Nursery School Outstanding
(October 25, 2012)
1.57 km
Whitehorse Manor Infant School Requires improvement
(October 13, 2021)
1.59 km
Whitehorse Manor Junior School Good
(February 8, 2017)
1.59 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Kabul Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.04 km
Karachi Cuisine Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
1.04 km
Karachi Cuisine Banqueting Hall Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 4, 2021
1.04 km
Stop By Jamaican Takeaway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
November 21, 2019
1.04 km
The Quality Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 10, 2017
1.04 km
Cava-Ri Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.13 km
Mangualde Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.13 km
Somomo Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.2 km
Sorrento In Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 23, 2021
1.2 km
Playhouse Montessori Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
November 10, 2021
1.38 km
Croydon Childrens Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
December 15, 2020
1.4 km
Daffodils Day Nursery Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 13, 2021
1.57 km
Little Rayes Daycare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
1.59 km
Holly Lodge Children's Home Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 18, 2021
1.61 km
Holly Lodge Childrens Home (Annexe) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 9, 2018
1.62 km
The Moon Under Water Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
1.62 km
The Norbury Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
1.62 km
Norbury Service Station Retailers - other 3
December 2, 2021
1.62 km
Norbury Hall Residential Care Home Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 6, 2021
1.62 km
Bucky's Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 15, 2021
1.68 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Thornton Heath Pond Bus Stop/Station 29 m
Thornton Heath Pond Bus Stop/Station 44 m
Thornton Heath Pond Fairlands Avenue Bus Stop/Station 53 m
Thornton Heath Bus Garage Bus Stop/Station 64 m
Brigstock Road London Road Bus Stop/Station 75 m
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.3 km
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.31 km
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.32 km
Thornton Heath Rail Station Rail 1.19 km
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 1.82 km
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 1.83 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.41 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.42 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.43 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 26.11 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 26.27 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 26.47 km

Nearby Nature

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

Pollards Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.45 km
Biggin Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.52 km
Waddon Ponds Inland Water 2.56 km
Norwood Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.74 km
Duppas Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.84 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 3.2 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.24 km
Park Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.26 km
Wilderness Island Woodland Or Forest 3.75 km
Paper Mill Cut Inland Water 3.8 km
Croydon Canal Inland Water 3.85 km
Elm Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.88 km
St Alban's Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.91 km
Westow Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.92 km
Whitgift Pond Inland Water 3.96 km


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

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 0%
30-300 Mbps 20%
300+ Mbps 60%

Gas Consumption

7 meters consuming 133,729 kWh - mean 19,104 kWh : median 9,966 kWh

Energy usage data for CR7 6AU - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.39323000
Longitude -0.11438100
OS Easting 531285
OS Northing 0167708
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 E33033128
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 011E
Output Area / Small Area 3A2