Postcode CR7 6DL (Croydon)

Map showing CR7 6DL and nearby postcodes

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

CR7 6DL is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 3.2 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 6DL as Multicultural metropolitans > Challenged Asian terraces > Asian terraces and flats.

The closest road name to CR7 6DL is Limpsfield Avenue which is centered 72 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Croydon Crematorium and is 399 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.08 km away at Therapia Lane Tram Stop The closest railway station is Thornton Heath Rail Station, 1.61 km away.

The closest primary school to CR7 6DL (for ages 11 and under) is Gonville Academy. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on March 14, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Harris Academy Merton. The last OFSTED inspection on September 27, 2012 rated this school as Outstanding

The local pub for residents of CR7 6DL is The Moon Under Water and is 1.42 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on October 15, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from North Cafe and is 1.47 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on June 14, 2018.

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 2.2 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Limpsfield Avenue 72 m
Blakemore Road 139 m
Silverleigh Road 174 m
Mayfield Road 196 m
Trafford Road 236 m
Mayfield Crescent 273 m
Gonville Road 277 m
Fairlands Avenue 316 m
Ashley Road 331 m
Thornton Road 410 m
Grove Road 416 m
Galpin's Road 435 m
London Road 492 m
A236 1.13 km
B272 1.71 km


Information about the postcode CR7 6DL

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 6DL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Gonville Academy Good
(March 14, 2017)
0 m
Paxton Academy Sports And Science Serious Weaknesses
(November 27, 2019)
474 m
The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy Good
(March 30, 2017)
706 m
West Thornton Primary School 736 m
Winterbourne Nursery and Infants' School Requires improvement
(December 12, 2019)
772 m
Winterbourne Boys' Academy Good
(March 1, 2017)
772 m
Winterbourne Junior Girls' School Good
(November 2, 2017)
772 m
William Morris Primary School Good
(February 9, 2017)
1.01 km
Harris Academy Merton Outstanding
(September 27, 2012)
1.21 km
Ecclesbourne Primary School Good
(February 1, 2018)
1.31 km
Elmwood Junior School Good
(February 28, 2017)
1.37 km
Elmwood Infant School Good
(July 10, 2018)
1.37 km
Harris Primary Academy Merton Outstanding
(July 12, 2017)
1.42 km
The Sherwood School Good
(November 15, 2017)
1.44 km
Bensham Manor School Good
(January 17, 2018)
1.54 km
Harris Primary Academy Croydon 1.61 km
Chestnut Park Primary School Outstanding
(June 20, 2018)
1.63 km
St James the Great RC Primary and Nursery School Outstanding
(October 25, 2012)
1.73 km
Norbury Manor Primary School Good
(October 20, 2017)
1.8 km
Beulah Junior School Good
(October 3, 2018)
1.86 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Kabul Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
884 m
Karachi Cuisine Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
884 m
Karachi Cuisine Banqueting Hall Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 4, 2021
884 m
Stop By Jamaican Takeaway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
November 21, 2019
884 m
The Quality Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 10, 2017
884 m
Cava-Ri Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
990 m
Mangualde Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
990 m
Somomo Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.05 km
Sorrento In Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 23, 2021
1.05 km
Little Rayes Daycare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
1.33 km
Playhouse Montessori Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
November 10, 2021
1.34 km
The Moon Under Water Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
1.42 km
The Norbury Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
1.42 km
Norbury Service Station Retailers - other 3
December 2, 2021
1.44 km
Croydon Childrens Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
December 15, 2020
1.45 km
Eagle Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
March 30, 2015
1.47 km
Jerk Place Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.47 km
North Cafe Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 14, 2018
1.47 km
Northborough News Ltd Retailers - other 4
April 15, 2021
1.47 km
Post Office Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 15, 2020
1.47 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Croydon Crematorium Bus Stop/Station 399 m
Croydon Crematorium Bus Stop/Station 410 m
Silverleigh Road Bus Stop/Station 448 m
Thornton Heath Pond Fairlands Avenue Bus Stop/Station 449 m
Thornton Heath Pond Fairlands Avenue Bus Stop/Station 473 m
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.08 km
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.09 km
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.1 km
Thornton Heath Rail Station Rail 1.61 km
Norbury Rail Station Rail 1.97 km
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 2.2 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.06 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.06 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.08 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 26.15 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 26.31 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 26.53 km

Nearby Nature

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

Pollards Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.08 km
Biggin Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.55 km
Waddon Ponds Inland Water 2.66 km
Norwood Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.66 km
Duppas Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.05 km
Paper Mill Cut Inland Water 3.29 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.36 km
Wilderness Island Woodland Or Forest 3.43 km
St Alban's Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.45 km
Selby Green Woodland Or Forest 3.49 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 3.6 km
Elm Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.62 km
Park Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.65 km
Westow Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.18 km
Croydon Canal Inland Water 4.25 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for CR7 6DL - 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 0%
300+ Mbps 100%

Gas Consumption

9 meters consuming 130,628 kWh - mean 14,514 kWh : median 14,759 kWh

Electricity Consumption

7 meters consuming 23,120 kWh - mean 3,303 kWh : median 2,468 kWh

Energy usage data for CR7 6DL - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.39435500
Longitude -0.12174900
OS Easting 530771
OS Northing 0167820
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: 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 E33033126
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 011A
Output Area / Small Area 4B1