Postcode SE17 3LE (Southwark)

Map showing SE17 3LE and nearby postcodes

The postcode SE17 3LE is located in Southwark, in the county of Inner London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. SE17 3LE is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

SE17 3LE is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.5 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 SE17 3LE as Cosmopolitans > Aspiring and affluent > EU white-collar workers.

The closest road name to SE17 3LE is Peacock Street which is centered 24 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Penton Place and is 194 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 371 m away at Kennington Underground Station The closest railway station is Elephant & Castle Rail Station, 481 m away.

The closest primary school to SE17 3LE (for ages 11 and under) is Crampton Primary. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on February 5, 2014.

The local pub for residents of SE17 3LE is Woodcraft folk and is 131 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Exempt on September 4, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Calypso colada and is 81 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on January 15, 2019.

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

Policing for SE17 3LE 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 SE17 3LE and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SE17 3LE, and the approximate distance away.

Peacock Street 24 m
Iliffe Street 38 m
Peacock Yard 59 m
Iliffe Yard 72 m
Penton Place 113 m
Crampton Street 115 m
Amelia Street 138 m
Berryfield Road 191 m
Manor Place 221 m
Hampton Street 228 m
Steedman Street 231 m
Tarver Road 233 m
Howell Walk 234 m
Alberta Street 246 m
Spare Street 250 m


Information about the postcode SE17 3LE

Introduction January 1980
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 SE17 3LE - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Crampton Primary Outstanding
(February 5, 2014)
0 m
St Paul's Church of England Primary School 423 m
Robert Browning Primary School Good
(September 29, 2021)
530 m
Keyworth Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
545 m
Victory Primary School Good
(March 20, 2018)
651 m
Archbishop Sumner Church of England Primary School Outstanding
(December 10, 2014)
653 m
St Peter's Church of England Primary School Good
(July 11, 2017)
677 m
Charlotte Sharman Primary School Requires improvement
(November 8, 2018)
694 m
Octavia House Schools, London Outstanding
(April 26, 2018)
738 m
NAS Vanguard School 761 m
St Jude's Church of England Primary School Good
(November 25, 2021)
826 m
South Bank University Academy Good
(May 10, 2017)
841 m
Notre Dame Roman Catholic Girls' School Outstanding
(November 22, 2012)
860 m
John Ruskin Primary School and Language Classes Outstanding
(January 28, 2009)
881 m
English Martyrs' Roman Catholic Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
942 m
Henry Fawcett Primary School Outstanding
(May 11, 2017)
960 m
St George's Cathedral Catholic Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
961 m
Ark Globe Academy Good
(December 1, 2021)
972 m
Walnut Tree Walk Primary School Good
(November 28, 2018)
972 m
King's College London Maths School Outstanding
(April 27, 2017)
1.03 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SE17 3LE - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Crampton junior and infant school School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 7, 2019
0 m
Newington news Retailers - other 4
January 27, 2021
60 m
Fareshares Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 21, 2019
71 m
The electric elephant cafe & gallery Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
April 9, 2021
71 m
Hughes house Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 19, 2017
74 m
Inkavital Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 5, 2017
76 m
Calypso colada Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
January 15, 2019
81 m
Newington newsagents Retailers - other 4
January 10, 2019
118 m
Woodcraft folk Pub/bar/nightclub Exempt
September 4, 2018
131 m
Elephant & castle day nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 6, 2021
178 m
Stay belvedere hotel trading as brit hotel elephant castle Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
178 m
Brasserie & Wine Bar Toulouse Lautrec Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 19, 2021
224 m
Domino's Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
August 30, 2021
224 m
Flakes Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 15, 2021
224 m
Mr Ma Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
March 1, 2022
224 m
St Gabriel Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
November 28, 2021
224 m
ZAY POKE & SUSHI Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
March 10, 2021
224 m
Eurotraveller hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house Exempt
October 25, 2018
249 m
La contaleta Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 9, 2019
249 m
Hot box pizza and chicken ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 8, 2021
250 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SE17 3LE - Data from Apr 2022

Penton Place Bus Stop/Station 194 m
Newington Butts Bus Stop/Station 220 m
Newington Butts Bus Stop/Station 236 m
Penton Place Bus Stop/Station 240 m
Newington Butts Bus Stop/Station 248 m
Kennington Underground Station Metro/Tram 371 m
Kennington Underground Station Metro/Tram 372 m
Kennington Underground Station Metro/Tram 379 m
Elephant & Castle Rail Station Rail 481 m
Vauxhall Rail Station Rail 1.57 km
Vauxhall Rail Station Rail 1.61 km
Lambeth Pier Ferry 1.51 km
Lambeth Pier Ferry 1.52 km
Lambeth Pier Ferry 1.54 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 36.88 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 37.04 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 37.27 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SE17 3LE - Data from Dec 2021

Pelican Pool Inland Water 2.53 km
Duck Island Island 2.55 km
St James's Park Lake Inland Water 2.68 km
St Katharine Docks Basin Inland Water 2.76 km
West Dock Inland Water 2.78 km
East Dock Inland Water 2.88 km
Holly Grove Shrubbery Woodland Or Forest 3 km
Green Dale Fields Urban Greenspace 3.6 km
Canada Water Inland Water 3.74 km
Duck Pond Inland Water 3.8 km
Shadwell Old Basin Inland Water 3.93 km
Ladies Pond Inland Water 3.96 km
Thames Link Inland Water 4.01 km
Surrey Water Inland Water 4.05 km
Fountain Lake Inland Water 4.26 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for SE17 3LE - 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 100%
300+ Mbps 0%


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.48997100
Longitude -0.10092500
OS Easting 531944
OS Northing 0178490
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 Newington
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: Cosmopolitans
Group: Aspiring and affluent
Subgroup: EU white-collar workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Southwark BUASD
Workplace Zone E33035974
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Southwark 014
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Southwark 014B
Output Area / Small Area 2D3