Postcode CR9 3AS (Croydon)

Map showing CR9 3AS and nearby postcodes

The postcode CR9 3AS is located in Croydon, in the county of Outer London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. CR9 3AS is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

CR9 3AS is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.9 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 CR9 3AS as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Commuters with young families.

The closest road name to CR9 3AS is Wingate Crescent which is centered 72 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Rochford Way and is 166 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 623 m away at Therapia Lane Tram Stop The closest railway station is Mitcham Junction Rail Station, 1.92 km away.

The closest primary school to CR9 3AS (for ages 11 and under) is West Thornton Primary School. 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 CR9 3AS is The Moon Under Water and is 1.87 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 1.52 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on June 14, 2018.

Policing for CR9 3AS 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 CR9 3AS and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to CR9 3AS, and the approximate distance away.

Wingate Crescent 72 m
Moys Close 140 m
Rochford Way 240 m
Aurelia Road 463 m
A236 483 m
Mitcham Road 941 m
Beddington Lane 1.03 km
B272 1.16 km
A214 4.11 km
A23 25.8 km
M25 32.73 km
A3 44.48 km
A4 89.17 km
A46 146.08 km


Information about the postcode CR9 3AS

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from CR9 3AS - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy Good
(March 30, 2017)
0 m
West Thornton Primary School 645 m
Gonville Academy Good
(March 14, 2017)
706 m
William Morris Primary School Good
(February 9, 2017)
1.03 km
The Sherwood School Good
(November 15, 2017)
1.09 km
Paxton Academy Sports And Science Serious Weaknesses
(November 27, 2019)
1.16 km
Harris Academy Merton Outstanding
(September 27, 2012)
1.21 km
Harris Primary Academy Merton Outstanding
(July 12, 2017)
1.33 km
Winterbourne Junior Girls' School Good
(November 2, 2017)
1.46 km
Winterbourne Nursery and Infants' School Requires improvement
(December 12, 2019)
1.46 km
Winterbourne Boys' Academy Good
(March 1, 2017)
1.46 km
Harris Primary Academy Croydon 1.57 km
Elmwood Junior School Good
(February 28, 2017)
1.79 km
Elmwood Infant School Good
(July 10, 2018)
1.79 km
Ecclesbourne Primary School Good
(February 1, 2018)
1.87 km
Chestnut Park Primary School Outstanding
(June 20, 2018)
1.95 km
Beddington Park Academy 1.98 km
Norbury Manor Primary School Good
(October 20, 2017)
2.11 km
Stanford Primary School 2.11 km
Bensham Manor School Good
(January 17, 2018)
2.2 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from CR9 3AS - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Kabul Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.46 km
Karachi Cuisine Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
1.46 km
Karachi Cuisine Banqueting Hall Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 4, 2021
1.46 km
Stop By Jamaican Takeaway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
November 21, 2019
1.46 km
The Quality Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 10, 2017
1.46 km
Eagle Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
March 30, 2015
1.52 km
Jerk Place Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.52 km
North Cafe Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 14, 2018
1.52 km
Northborough News Ltd Retailers - other 4
April 15, 2021
1.52 km
Post Office Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 15, 2020
1.52 km
Save Express Retailers - other 4
November 15, 2021
1.52 km
Cava-Ri Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.55 km
Mangualde Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.55 km
Somomo Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.6 km
Sorrento In Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 23, 2021
1.6 km
Little Rayes Daycare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
1.74 km
Eltandia Hall Care Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 23, 2019
1.76 km
The Moon Under Water Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
1.87 km
The Norbury Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
1.87 km
La Finca Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.88 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to CR9 3AS - Data from Apr 2022

Rochford Way Bus Stop/Station 166 m
Rochford Way Bus Stop/Station 203 m
Therapia LaneCroydon Cemetery Bus Stop/Station 322 m
Therapia LaneCroydon Cemetery Bus Stop/Station 343 m
Brading Road Bus Stop/Station 496 m
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 623 m
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 639 m
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 648 m
Mitcham Junction Rail Station Rail 1.92 km
Hackbridge Rail Station Rail 2.19 km
Hackbridge Rail Station Rail 2.26 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.11 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.12 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 9.13 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 25.72 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 25.88 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 26.13 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to CR9 3AS - Data from Dec 2021

Pollards Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.38 km
Waddon Ponds Inland Water 2.41 km
Paper Mill Cut Inland Water 2.67 km
Wilderness Island Woodland Or Forest 2.74 km
St Alban's Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.76 km
Selby Green Woodland Or Forest 2.82 km
Duppas Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.94 km
Elm Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.98 km
Biggin Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.13 km
Norwood Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.16 km
Park Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.8 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.98 km
Greenshaw Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.11 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 4.31 km
Haling Grove Woodland Or Forest 4.59 km


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.39121400
Longitude -0.13056000
OS Easting 530167
OS Northing 0167455
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: 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 E33033150
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 016
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 016C
Output Area / Small Area 4A3