Postcode SE15 1AR (Southwark)

Map showing SE15 1AR and nearby postcodes

The postcode SE15 1AR is located in Southwark, in the county of Inner London. It was introduced in January 2018 and is an active postcode. SE15 1AR is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

SE15 1AR 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 SE15 1AR as Ethnicity central > Endeavouring ethnic mix > Striving service workers.

The closest road name to SE15 1AR is Sylvan Grove which is centered 47 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Commercial Way Peckham and is 150 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.92 km away at Bermondsey Underground Station The closest railway station is Queens Road Peckham Rail Station, 802 m away.

The closest primary school to SE15 1AR (for ages 11 and under) is Pilgrims' Way Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on May 22, 2019. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is The St Thomas the Apostle College. The last OFSTED inspection on November 21, 2018 rated this school as Outstanding

The nearest takeaway food is available from King's flavour and is 121 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 18, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 146.2 Mbps and an average upload speed of 1 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.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for SE15 1AR is covered by the Metropolitan Police police force association and Southwark is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to SE15 1AR and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SE15 1AR, and the approximate distance away.

Sylvan Grove 47 m
Hillbeck Close 117 m
Devonshire Grove 136 m
Manor Grove 155 m
Ormside Street 180 m
Devon Street 200 m
Gervase Street 207 m
Patterdale Road 215 m
Burnhill Close 221 m
Leo Street 232 m
Wales Close 237 m
Hornshay Street 309 m
Wagner Street 311 m
Hatcham Road 321 m
Ilderton Road 345 m


Information about the postcode SE15 1AR

Introduction January 2018
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 SE15 1AR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Pilgrims' Way Primary School Good
(May 22, 2019)
103 m
Treasure House (London) CIC Good
(November 21, 2019)
438 m
Camelot Primary School Good
(January 18, 2018)
442 m
Ilderton Primary School Outstanding
(June 18, 2015)
525 m
Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham Temple Grove 596 m
St Francis RC Primary School Good
(March 6, 2018)
699 m
John Keats Primary School 704 m
Harris Primary Academy Peckham Park Good
(March 14, 2018)
804 m
Kender Primary School Good
(October 30, 2019)
805 m
Haymerle School Good
(December 8, 2021)
842 m
Phoenix Primary School Outstanding
(June 18, 2015)
918 m
John Donne Primary School 973 m
City of London Academy (Southwark) Good
(November 24, 2021)
1.05 km
Galleywall Primary School Outstanding
(May 15, 2019)
1.07 km
The St Thomas the Apostle College Outstanding
(November 21, 2018)
1.09 km
Sir Francis Drake Primary School Good
(January 13, 2022)
1.22 km
Rotherhithe Primary School Good
(June 20, 2018)
1.28 km
Cavendish School Outstanding
(May 3, 2018)
1.32 km
Kings Kids Christian School Good
(November 15, 2018)
1.33 km
Edmund Waller Primary School Good
(April 17, 2018)
1.33 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SE15 1AR - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Pilgrims way junior & infant school School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 15, 2020
103 m
Iceland foods ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 2, 2019
104 m
Mfg hopfield Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 17, 2019
104 m
The empire Other catering premises 4
October 5, 2020
104 m
805 restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
May 10, 2021
121 m
Afrikiko restaurant and night club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 2
Needs Improvement
April 1, 2021
121 m
King's flavour Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 18, 2019
121 m
Nisa local Retailers - other 3
March 2, 2021
121 m
The redeemed assemblies Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 20, 2021
121 m
Lidl uk gmbh Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
June 25, 2021
146 m
Levain bakery Manufacturers/packers Exempt
January 15, 2022
185 m
A1b foods Retailers - other 4
July 28, 2021
221 m
Subship Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
December 10, 2020
221 m
Chef's delight Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 9, 2021
250 m
Losers tea stall Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 25, 2019
250 m
New chan's take-away Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
April 28, 2021
250 m
Apka fine foods t/a peepal uk Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 9, 2021
255 m
Gopuff Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 7, 2022
255 m
Kaki lima Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 1, 2019
255 m
London basque kitchen ltd Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 5, 2019
255 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SE15 1AR - Data from Apr 2022

Commercial Way Peckham Bus Stop/Station 150 m
Old Kent Road Ilderton Road Bus Stop/Station 201 m
Old Kent Road Ilderton Road Bus Stop/Station 222 m
Old Kent Road Ilderton Road Bus Stop/Station 225 m
Manor Grove (SE15) Bus Stop/Station 241 m
Bermondsey Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.92 km
Bermondsey Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.93 km
Bermondsey Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.94 km
Queens Road Peckham Rail Station Rail 802 m
South Bermondsey Rail Station Rail 825 m
New Cross Gate Rail Station Rail 1.34 km
Greenland Surrey Quays Pier Ferry 2.28 km
Greenland Surrey Quays Pier Ferry 2.29 km
Greenland Surrey Quays Pier Ferry 2.32 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 36.48 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 36.63 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 36.77 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SE15 1AR - Data from Dec 2021

Holly Grove Shrubbery Woodland Or Forest 1.59 km
Canada Water Inland Water 1.88 km
Greenland Dock Inland Water 1.95 km
South Dock Inland Water 2.04 km
Surrey Commercial Docks Inland Water 2.06 km
Steelyard Cut Inland Water 2.07 km
Norway Dock Inland Water 2.19 km
Russia Dock Woodland Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Stave Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.51 km
Surrey Water Inland Water 2.54 km
Thames Link Inland Water 2.63 km
Redriff Wetland 2.84 km
Redriff Wetland 3.02 km
St Katharine Docks Basin Inland Water 3.04 km
East Dock Inland Water 3.05 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for SE15 1AR - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 50 Mbps 146.2 Mbps 1000 Mbps
Upload 1 Mbps 1 Mbps 1.23 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 7.6 0.8
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 13.7 1.1
30-300 Mbps 0% 134.1 0
300+ Mbps 100% 900 0

Electricity Consumption

83 meters consuming 259,561 kWh - mean 3,127 kWh : median 2,354 kWh

Energy usage data for SE15 1AR - Data from 2020


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.48102600
Longitude -0.05711500
OS Easting 535010
OS Northing 0177575
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
Camberwell and Peckham
Electoral Ward Old Kent Road
Local Authority District Southwark
Region / Government Office Region London
European Electoral Region London
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: London
Local Learning and Skills Council London Central

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E09000028
Travel To Work Area London


NHS England Region London
Primary Care Trust
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: Ethnicity central
Group: Endeavouring ethnic mix
Subgroup: Striving service workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Southwark BUASD
Workplace Zone E33035989
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Southwark 018
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Southwark 018B
Output Area / Small Area 3B1