Postcode CR8 1AH (Croydon)

Map showing CR8 1AH and nearby postcodes

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

CR8 1AH 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 1AH as Suburbanites > Suburban achievers > Indian tech achievers.

The closest road name to CR8 1AH is The Spinney which is centered 71 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Purley Station and is 372 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 3.43 km away at Lloyd Park Tram Stop The closest railway station is Purley Rail Station, 408 m away.

The closest primary school to CR8 1AH (for ages 11 and under) is Christ Church CofE Primary School (Purley). It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on March 8, 2017. 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 1AH is Kilkenny Tavern and is 5.86 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Paw Paw and is 5.8 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 27, 2020.

100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

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

Nearby Roads

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

The Spinney 71 m
Hill View Close 124 m
Holt Place 131 m
Harman Place 135 m
Purley Hill 153 m
Pearson Close 179 m
Downs Road 238 m
Warren Road 255 m
Hamilton Close 265 m
Selcroft Road 292 m
Glenn Avenue 307 m
Grasmere Road 310 m
Redbarn Close 333 m
Whytecliffe Road North 369 m
Brancaster Lane 376 m


Information about the postcode CR8 1AH

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 1AH - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Christ Church CofE Primary School (Purley) Good
(March 8, 2017)
667 m
St David's School 1.03 km
Cumnor House School 1.07 km
Margaret Roper Catholic Primary School Good
(January 16, 2018)
1.09 km
Thomas More Catholic School Good
(May 1, 2019)
1.09 km
St Nicholas School Good
(June 6, 2017)
1.25 km
Harris Primary Academy Kenley Outstanding
(June 24, 2015)
1.26 km
Beaumont Primary School Outstanding
(December 6, 2017)
1.6 km
Harris Academy Purley Outstanding
(December 8, 2011)
1.68 km
Purley Oaks Primary School Good
(September 19, 2019)
1.82 km
Ridgeway Primary School Good
(November 14, 2018)
1.87 km
Riddlesdown Collegiate Outstanding
(November 10, 2021)
1.94 km
Laleham Lea School 1.95 km
The John Fisher School Good
(January 23, 2018)
1.97 km
Regina Coeli Catholic Primary School Good
(December 5, 2018)
2 km
St Giles School Good
(December 12, 2017)
2 km
Gresham Primary School Good
(April 24, 2018)
2.14 km
Cumnor House School 2.14 km
Wallington Primary Academy 2.21 km
The Hayes Primary School Good
(January 16, 2018)
2.29 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

Purley Station Bus Stop/Station 372 m
Purley Station Bus Stop/Station 434 m
Foxley Hill Road Bus Stop/Station 435 m
Foxley Hill Road Bus Stop/Station 446 m
Christchurch Road Purley Hospital Bus Stop/Station 479 m
Lloyd Park Tram Stop Metro/Tram 3.43 km
Lloyd Park Tram Stop Metro/Tram 3.43 km
Lloyd Park Tram Stop Metro/Tram 3.43 km
Purley Rail Station Rail 408 m
Purley Rail Station Rail 436 m
Riddlesdown Rail Station Rail 733 m
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 20.17 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 20.32 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 20.46 km

Nearby Nature

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

Purley Downs Urban Greenspace 922 m
Foxley Wood Woodland Or Forest 990 m
Purley Beeches Woodland Or Forest 1.13 km
Coombes Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.19 km
Haling Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.75 km
Mitchley Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.88 km
Copse Hill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Round Shaw Woodland Or Forest 2.31 km
Ragged Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.47 km
Breakneck Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.5 km
Sanderstead Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km
Croham Hurst Woodland Or Forest 2.52 km
Barnfield Shaw Woodland Or Forest 2.59 km
Ansley Berry Shaw Woodland Or Forest 2.71 km
Selsdon Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.76 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for CR8 1AH - 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%


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.33792200
Longitude -0.10807700
OS Easting 531884
OS Northing 0161569
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