Postcode SE12 8AW (Greenwich)

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The postcode SE12 8AW is located in Greenwich, in the county of Outer London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. SE12 8AW is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

SE12 8AW is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 3.6 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 SE12 8AW as Multicultural metropolitans > Asian traits > Inner city ethnic mix.

The closest road name to SE12 8AW is Horn Park Lane which is centered 187 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Woodyates Road and is 209 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 2.91 km away at Lewisham DLR Station The closest railway station is Lee Rail Station, 584 m away.

The closest primary school to SE12 8AW (for ages 11 and under) is Horn Park Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on February 5, 2020. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Harris Academy Greenwich. The last OFSTED inspection on July 4, 2014 rated this school as Outstanding

The nearest takeaway food is available from The King Neptune Fish Bar and is 549 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on November 5, 2021.

Policing for SE12 8AW is covered by the Metropolitan Police police force association and Greenwich Teaching is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to SE12 8AW and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SE12 8AW, and the approximate distance away.

Horn Park Lane 187 m
Abergeldie Road 200 m
Crathie Road 283 m
Upwood Road 308 m
Strathaven Road 309 m
Pitfold Road 334 m
Woodyates Road 367 m
Scotsdale Road 416 m
Horncastle Road 434 m
Sibthorpe Road 509 m
Alnwick Road 577 m
Burnt Ash Hill 786 m
Westhorne Avenue 803 m
A2212 1.82 km
A207 6.12 km


Information about the postcode SE12 8AW

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 SE12 8AW - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Colfe's School 0 m
Riverston School 670 m
Horn Park Primary School Good
(February 5, 2020)
726 m
Baring Primary School Good
(February 12, 2019)
880 m
St Winifred's RC Primary School Good
(October 11, 2018)
880 m
Brindishe Lee School Outstanding
(October 4, 2011)
944 m
King's Oak School Good
(May 2, 2019)
1.06 km
Trinity Church of England School, Lewisham Good
(October 20, 2021)
1.15 km
Ealdham Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
1.21 km
Harris Academy Greenwich Outstanding
(July 4, 2014)
1.24 km
Wingfield Primary School 1.26 km
Holy Family Catholic Primary School Good
(October 11, 2016)
1.27 km
Middle Park Primary School Good
(April 30, 2019)
1.29 km
Cooper's Lane Primary School Good
(February 21, 2017)
1.4 km
Brindishe Manor School Outstanding
(September 19, 2013)
1.44 km
Wize Up Good
(January 16, 2020)
1.45 km
Haimo Primary School Good
(March 13, 2018)
1.51 km
Brooklands Primary School 1.58 km
St Margaret's Lee CofE Primary School Outstanding
(November 12, 2014)
1.58 km
Eltham Hill School Good
(January 16, 2019)
1.68 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SE12 8AW - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Thomas Franks Ltd at Colfe's School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 9, 2021
0 m
Little Pumpkins Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
October 5, 2021
231 m
Nisa Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 11, 2020
364 m
Katie Groenen Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
September 14, 2018
463 m
Blackheath Wanderers Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 19, 2017
497 m
Colfeian Sports Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 11, 2020
497 m
Tesco Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 16, 2021
538 m
Texaco Service Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 11, 2021
538 m
The King Neptune Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 5, 2021
549 m
The Reggae Shack Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 15, 2021
554 m
Le Petits Sunshine Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 11, 2021
590 m
CO-OP Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 28, 2019
602 m
Favourable Chicken Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
June 17, 2019
602 m
Lane Tian Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 2
Needs Improvement
January 24, 2022
607 m
LEE PHARMACY Retailers - other Exempt
October 4, 2016
607 m
Morley's Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
October 9, 2018
607 m
The Kitchen SE12 Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 9, 2019
607 m
Timeless Retailers - other Exempt
May 11, 2021
614 m
Leathersellers Sports Ground Other catering premises 5
Very Good
December 7, 2017
622 m
Bar Luciano Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
September 5, 2019
646 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SE12 8AW - Data from Apr 2022

Woodyates Road Bus Stop/Station 209 m
Woodyates Road Bus Stop/Station 229 m
Alwold Crescent Bus Stop/Station 267 m
Horncastle Road Alnwick Rd Bus Stop/Station 270 m
Horn Park Lane Bus Stop/Station 296 m
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 2.91 km
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 2.91 km
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 2.91 km
Lee Rail Station Rail 584 m
Lee Rail Station Rail 611 m
Kidbrooke Rail Station Rail 1.4 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 4.32 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 4.34 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 4.37 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 34.91 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 35.01 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 35.05 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SE12 8AW - Data from Dec 2021

Carter's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.51 km
The Tarn Inland Water 2.38 km
Fairy Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.71 km
Lower Marvels Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.73 km
Folly Pond Inland Water 2.84 km
The Paddock Urban Greenspace 2.9 km
Marvels Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.99 km
Castlewood Woodland Or Forest 3.17 km
Eltham Common Woodland Or Forest 3.29 km
Elmstead Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.39 km
Garden Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.44 km
Woodland Dell Woodland Or Forest 3.47 km
Jackwood Woodland Or Forest 3.48 km
One Tree Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.59 km
High Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.7 km


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.44989900
Longitude 0.02177200
OS Easting 540583
OS Northing 0174262
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
Electoral Ward Middle Park and Sutcliffe
Local Authority District Greenwich
Region / Government Office Region London
European Electoral Region London
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: London
Local Learning and Skills Council London East

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E09000011
Travel To Work Area London


NHS England Region London
Primary Care Trust
Greenwich Teaching
Cancer Alliance South East London
Strategic Health Authority
Sustainability and Transformation
Our Healthier South East London
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS South East London CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Multicultural metropolitans
Group: Asian traits
Subgroup: Inner city ethnic mix
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Greenwich BUASD
Workplace Zone E33036943
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Greenwich 034
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Greenwich 034D
Output Area / Small Area 4C3