Postcode CR8 1AG (Croydon)

Map showing CR8 1AG and nearby postcodes

The postcode CR8 1AG is located in Croydon, in the county of Outer London. It was introduced in July 1990 and is an active postcode. CR8 1AG is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

CR8 1AG is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 7.2 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 CR8 1AG as Suburbanites > Suburban achievers > Indian tech achievers.

The closest road name to CR8 1AG is Selcroft Road which is centered 107 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Sunnydene Road and is 230 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 3.77 km away at Lloyd Park Tram Stop The closest railway station is Purley Rail Station, 491 m away.

The closest primary school to CR8 1AG (for ages 11 and under) is Harris Primary Academy Kenley. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on June 24, 2015. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Thomas More Catholic School. The last OFSTED inspection on May 1, 2019 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of CR8 1AG is Kilkenny Tavern and is 6.24 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Paw Paw and is 6.18 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 27, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 137.2 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.7 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 96.4% 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 4.1 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.6 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for CR8 1AG 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 CR8 1AG and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to CR8 1AG, and the approximate distance away.

Selcroft Road 107 m
Cliff End 120 m
Hamilton Close 121 m
Oakwood Avenue 172 m
Partridge Knoll 221 m
Downs Court Road 276 m
Friends Road 302 m
Purley Hill 331 m
Sunnydene Road 341 m
Riddlesdown Avenue 355 m
Dale Road 355 m
Warren Road 389 m
Purley Vale 400 m
Northwood Avenue 512 m
Brancaster Lane 559 m


Information about the postcode CR8 1AG

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 CR8 1AG - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Harris Primary Academy Kenley Outstanding
(June 24, 2015)
890 m
St Nicholas School Good
(June 6, 2017)
963 m
Christ Church CofE Primary School (Purley) Good
(March 8, 2017)
1.04 km
St David's School 1.07 km
Beaumont Primary School Outstanding
(December 6, 2017)
1.27 km
Margaret Roper Catholic Primary School Good
(January 16, 2018)
1.34 km
Thomas More Catholic School Good
(May 1, 2019)
1.34 km
Cumnor House School 1.45 km
Riddlesdown Collegiate Outstanding
(November 10, 2021)
1.7 km
The Hayes Primary School Good
(January 16, 2018)
1.91 km
Harris Academy Purley Outstanding
(December 8, 2011)
2.07 km
Ridgeway Primary School Good
(November 14, 2018)
2.08 km
New Valley Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
2.1 km
Laleham Lea School 2.1 km
The John Fisher School Good
(January 23, 2018)
2.13 km
Gresham Primary School Good
(April 24, 2018)
2.14 km
Cumnor House School 2.15 km
Purley Oaks Primary School Good
(September 19, 2019)
2.18 km
Woodcote High School Good
(March 20, 2018)
2.19 km
Woodcote Primary School 2.23 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from CR8 1AG - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Lavish30490Cuisine Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
6.07 km
Europa Fried Chicken Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 4, 2021
6.18 km
Michael's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
December 9, 2021
6.18 km
Paw Paw Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 27, 2020
6.18 km
Price Right Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
6.18 km
Welcome Selhurst Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 22, 2022
6.18 km
Kilkenny Tavern Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
6.24 km
Moorish Caribbean Grill Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 25, 2022
6.24 km
Selhurst News Food And Wine Retailers - other 4
March 14, 2020
6.24 km
Chilli And Spice Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 19, 2020
6.31 km
Crust Pizza / Texas Mexican Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 16, 2020
6.31 km
Londis Woodside Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 12, 2010
6.31 km
The Green Tandoori Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 27, 2020
6.31 km
The Joiners Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 17, 2020
6.4 km
Delight Kebab Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 22, 2022
6.43 km
Greens Food And Wine Retailers - other 3
March 16, 2020
6.43 km
Ly Chinese Take Away Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 24, 2021
6.43 km
Mandys Fish And Chips Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
February 24, 2021
6.43 km
Perfect Fried Chicken Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
February 24, 2021
6.43 km
Woodside Cafe Kopaczko Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 9, 2021
6.43 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to CR8 1AG - Data from Apr 2022

Sunnydene Road Bus Stop/Station 230 m
Sunnydene Road Bus Stop/Station 242 m
Downs Court Road Selcroft Rd Bus Stop/Station 259 m
Downs Court Road Selcroft Rd Bus Stop/Station 318 m
Foxley Hill Road Bus Stop/Station 348 m
Lloyd Park Tram Stop Metro/Tram 3.77 km
Lloyd Park Tram Stop Metro/Tram 3.78 km
Lloyd Park Tram Stop Metro/Tram 3.78 km
Purley Rail Station Rail 491 m
Purley Rail Station Rail 551 m
Riddlesdown Rail Station Rail 574 m
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 19.79 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 19.94 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 20.08 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to CR8 1AG - Data from Dec 2021

Foxley Wood Woodland Or Forest 648 m
Coombes Wood Woodland Or Forest 906 m
Purley Downs Urban Greenspace 927 m
Purley Beeches Woodland Or Forest 1.33 km
Mitchley Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.72 km
Copse Hill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.8 km
Haling Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.13 km
Ragged Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.3 km
Barnfield Shaw Woodland Or Forest 2.43 km
Scrub Shaw Woodland Or Forest 2.46 km
Stonyfield Shaw Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km
In Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.51 km
Ansley Berry Shaw Woodland Or Forest 2.52 km
Round Shaw Woodland Or Forest 2.53 km
Bleakfield Shaw Woodland Or Forest 2.54 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for CR8 1AG - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 107 Mbps 137.2 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 14.7 Mbps 39 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 10 5
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 23.2 5.4
30-300 Mbps 3.6% 115.9 12.7
300+ Mbps 96.4% 396.5 36.8

Gas Consumption

25 meters consuming 670,625 kWh - mean 26,825 kWh : median 27,241 kWh

Electricity Consumption

26 meters consuming 141,270 kWh - mean 5,433 kWh : median 3,676 kWh

Energy usage data for CR8 1AG - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.33448200
Longitude -0.10840800
OS Easting 531869
OS Northing 0161186
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 South
Electoral Ward Purley & Woodcote
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: Suburban achievers
Subgroup: Indian tech achievers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Croydon BUASD
Workplace Zone E33033254
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 037
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 037F
Output Area / Small Area 6A1