Postcode SE16 1AL (Southwark) Terminated December 1999

Map showing SE16 1AL and nearby postcodes

The postcode SE16 1AL is located in Southwark, in the county of Inner London. It was introduced in March 1988 and terminated in December 1999.SE16 1AL is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

SE16 1AL is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 7 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 SE16 1AL as Multicultural metropolitans > Asian traits > Inner city ethnic mix.

The closest road name to SE16 1AL is Hurley Crescent which is centered 20 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Smith Close and is 196 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 570 m away at Canada Water Underground Station The closest railway station is Rotherhithe Rail Station, 516 m away.

The closest primary school to SE16 1AL (for ages 11 and under) is Alfred Salter Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on February 6, 2019.

The local pub for residents of SE16 1AL is Old salt quay and is 298 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 8, 2022. The nearest takeaway food is available from Patty & bun ltd and is 258 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on October 20, 2018.

Policing for SE16 1AL 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 SE16 1AL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SE16 1AL, and the approximate distance away.

Hurley Crescent 20 m
Marlow Way 42 m
Thame Road 54 m
Bray Crescent 55 m
Gunwhale Close 66 m
Chargrove Close 111 m
Deck Close 113 m
Radley Court 113 m
Dean Close 114 m
Dock Hill Avenue 117 m
Eleanor Close 131 m
Surrey Water Road 132 m
Hull Close 142 m
Midship Close 148 m
Timber Pond Road 152 m


Information about the postcode SE16 1AL

Introduction March 1988
Termination December 1999
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 SE16 1AL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bacon's College 199 m
Alfred Salter Primary School Good
(February 6, 2019)
333 m
St John's Roman Catholic Primary School Good
(October 30, 2019)
347 m
Peter Hills with St Mary's and St Paul's CofE Primary School Good
(April 25, 2017)
459 m
Albion Primary School Outstanding
(October 12, 2011)
526 m
Redriff Primary School 593 m
The Pier Head Preparatory Montessori School Good
(January 11, 2018)
744 m
St Peter's London Docks CofE Primary School Outstanding
(March 27, 2019)
908 m
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(May 25, 2012)
999 m
Cavendish School Outstanding
(May 3, 2018)
1.2 km
Green Gables Montessori Primary School Good
(February 8, 2018)
1.21 km
Rotherhithe Primary School Good
(June 20, 2018)
1.25 km
Southwark Park Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
1.29 km
Stephen Hawking School Outstanding
(October 2, 2019)
1.3 km
Riverside Primary School Outstanding
(October 5, 2011)
1.35 km
Marathon Science School Good
(January 17, 2019)
1.37 km
Compass School Southwark Good
(May 18, 2017)
1.37 km
Hermitage Primary School Good
(May 1, 2018)
1.4 km
Cyril Jackson Primary School 1.45 km
Sir William Burrough Primary School 1.49 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SE16 1AL - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Rotherhithe waterside Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
January 23, 2020
132 m
Dalchini cakes and catering Other catering premises 4
October 7, 2020
168 m
Bacons college community services ltd School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 17, 2018
199 m
Caterlink ltd School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 17, 2018
199 m
Thameside youth hostel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
January 28, 2020
239 m
Dirtybird restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 20, 2018
258 m
Patty & bun ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 20, 2018
258 m
Old salt quay Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 8, 2022
298 m
Nourish contract catering School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 19, 2021
333 m
Chartwells School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 20, 2022
347 m
The brunel Pub/bar/nightclub 4
November 15, 2017
425 m
Halai general stores Retailers - other 4
April 25, 2019
452 m
Mogul indian cuisine Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 3, 2020
452 m
Yun hai restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
December 10, 2020
452 m
Nisa local Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 23, 2019
456 m
Peter hills primary school School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 25, 2021
459 m
Southwark social services Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 6, 2019
466 m
Mouse tail ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 4, 2019
474 m Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 2, 2020
474 m
Leadbelly's bar & kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 23, 2019
497 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SE16 1AL - Data from Apr 2022

Smith Close Bus Stop/Station 196 m
Smith Close Bus Stop/Station 199 m
Edinburgh Court Bus Stop/Station 390 m
Peter Hills School Bus Stop/Station 398 m
Canada Street Bus Stop/Station 450 m
Canada Water Underground Station Metro/Tram 570 m
Canada Water Underground Station Metro/Tram 581 m
Canada Water Underground Station Metro/Tram 591 m
Rotherhithe Rail Station Rail 516 m
Canada Water Rail Station Rail 519 m
Canada Water Rail Station Rail 586 m
Doubletree Docklands Nelson Dock Pier Ferry 854 m
Doubletree Docklands Nelson Dock Pier Ferry 883 m
Doubletree Docklands Nelson Dock Pier Ferry 934 m
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 38.99 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 39.14 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 39.27 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SE16 1AL - Data from Dec 2021

Surrey Water Inland Water 97 m
Thames Link Inland Water 243 m
Stave Hill Hill Or Mountain 355 m
Redriff Wetland 505 m
Russia Dock Woodland Woodland Or Forest 620 m
Canada Water Inland Water 638 m
Lavender Pond Inland Water 638 m
Shadwell Old Basin Inland Water 836 m
Norway Dock Inland Water 837 m
Cuckold's Point Wetland 915 m
Redriff Wetland 934 m
Greenland Dock Inland Water 946 m
Surrey Commercial Docks Inland Water 970 m
Steelyard Cut Inland Water 1.09 km
South Dock Inland Water 1.18 km


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.50242700
Longitude -0.04516400
OS Easting 535778
OS Northing 0179977
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
Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Electoral Ward Rotherhithe
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: 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 Southwark BUASD
Workplace Zone E33035896
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Southwark 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Southwark 001B
Output Area / Small Area 4C3