Postcode CR7 7FA (Croydon)

Map showing CR7 7FA and nearby postcodes

The postcode CR7 7FA is located in Croydon, in the county of Outer London. It was introduced in December 1995 and is an active postcode. CR7 7FA is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

CR7 7FA is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.5 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 7FA as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Commuters with young families.

The closest road name to CR7 7FA is Kimberley Road which is centered 57 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Fairgreen Road and is 159 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.34 km away at West Croydon Tram Stop The closest railway station is Thornton Heath Rail Station, 874 m away.

The closest primary school to CR7 7FA (for ages 11 and under) is Ecclesbourne Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on February 1, 2018. 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 7FA is Kilkenny Tavern and is 994 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Paw Paw and is 962 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 27, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 104.9 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 2.1 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 7FA 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 7FA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to CR7 7FA, and the approximate distance away.

Kimberley Road 57 m
Attlee Close 70 m
Fairgreen Road 105 m
Turner Crescent 105 m
Byrne Close 106 m
Harry Close 121 m
Clarke Close 147 m
Goodman Crescent 153 m
Bensham Lane 170 m
Ford Close 187 m
Bert Road 209 m
Lakehall Gardens 243 m
Lion Road 253 m
Lakehall Road 281 m
Frederick Gardens 300 m


Information about the postcode CR7 7FA

Introduction December 1995
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 7FA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Ecclesbourne Primary School Good
(February 1, 2018)
0 m
Elmwood Junior School Good
(February 28, 2017)
438 m
Elmwood Infant School Good
(July 10, 2018)
438 m
Bensham Manor School Good
(January 17, 2018)
573 m
The Crescent Primary School Requires improvement
(November 4, 2021)
773 m
BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology Good
(January 24, 2018)
773 m
Chestnut Park Primary School Outstanding
(June 20, 2018)
793 m
AYA College (On-Site Educational Provision) 862 m
Paxton Academy Sports And Science Serious Weaknesses
(November 27, 2019)
889 m
Broadmead Primary School Requires improvement
(September 25, 2019)
938 m
Whitehorse Manor Infant School Requires improvement
(October 13, 2021)
1.03 km
Whitehorse Manor Junior School Good
(February 8, 2017)
1.03 km
Winterbourne Boys' Academy Good
(March 1, 2017)
1.16 km
Winterbourne Junior Girls' School Good
(November 2, 2017)
1.16 km
Winterbourne Nursery and Infants' School Requires improvement
(December 12, 2019)
1.16 km
St Mary's Catholic High School Good
(November 4, 2021)
1.23 km
Harris Invictus Academy Croydon Outstanding
(September 30, 2016)
1.27 km
Gonville Academy Good
(March 14, 2017)
1.31 km
St. Mary's Catholic Junior School Good
(July 11, 2018)
1.36 km
St Mary's Catholic Infant School 1.39 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from CR7 7FA - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Holly Lodge Children's Home Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 18, 2021
862 m
Holly Lodge Childrens Home (Annexe) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 9, 2018
886 m
Europa Fried Chicken Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 4, 2021
962 m
Michael's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
December 9, 2021
962 m
Paw Paw Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 27, 2020
962 m
Price Right Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
962 m
Welcome Selhurst Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 22, 2022
962 m
Kilkenny Tavern Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
994 m
Moorish Caribbean Grill Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 25, 2022
994 m
Selhurst News Food And Wine Retailers - other 4
March 14, 2020
994 m
Selhurst Railway Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
December 9, 2021
1.08 km
Croydon Seventh Day Adventist Church Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 4, 2019
1.12 km
Bucky's Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 15, 2021
1.16 km
Candy Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 14, 2020
1.16 km
Doneagles Fish And Chips Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 10, 2020
1.16 km
Elizabeth Hammond Day Nursery Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
February 19, 2020
1.16 km
Emek Kebab Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
May 25, 2021
1.16 km
Liquorbin Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 29, 2018
1.16 km
Little Ann Day Nursery At St Albans Church Hall Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 19, 2020
1.16 km
Lucky Crabs Kitchen Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
1.16 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to CR7 7FA - Data from Apr 2022

Fairgreen Road Bus Stop/Station 159 m
Fairgreen Road Bus Stop/Station 189 m
Kimberley Road (CR0) Bus Stop/Station 222 m
Bert Road Bus Stop/Station 305 m
Queens Road Cemetery Bus Stop/Station 332 m
West Croydon Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.34 km
West Croydon Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.36 km
West Croydon Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.36 km
Thornton Heath Rail Station Rail 874 m
Selhurst Rail Station Rail 1.1 km
West Croydon Rail Station Rail 1.36 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 10 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 10.01 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 10.02 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 26.01 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 26.17 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 26.34 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to CR7 7FA - Data from Dec 2021

Pollards Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.15 km
Waddon Ponds Inland Water 2.57 km
Duppas Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.65 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 2.72 km
Park Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.72 km
Biggin Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.73 km
Norwood Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.09 km
Whitgift Pond Inland Water 3.23 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.28 km
Croydon Canal Inland Water 3.35 km
Long Lane Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.58 km
Westow Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.69 km
Lower Lake Inland Water 3.96 km
Dulwich Upper Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.04 km
Coombe Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.12 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for CR7 7FA - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 74.3 Mbps 104.9 Mbps 460 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 13.6 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% 18.3 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 90.9 12.8
300+ Mbps 100% 374 36

Gas Consumption

51 meters consuming 708,947 kWh - mean 13,901 kWh : median 12,750 kWh

Electricity Consumption

49 meters consuming 172,930 kWh - mean 3,529 kWh : median 3,436 kWh

Energy usage data for CR7 7FA - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.39108700
Longitude -0.10367200
OS Easting 532038
OS Northing 0167489
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 Bensham Manor
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: Rented family living
Subgroup: Commuters with young families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Croydon BUASD
Workplace Zone E33033143
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 015
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 015A
Output Area / Small Area 4A3