Postcode SE18 1EA (Greenwich)

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The postcode SE18 1EA is located in Greenwich, in the county of Outer London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. SE18 1EA is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

SE18 1EA is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.5 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 SE18 1EA as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Commuters with young families.

The closest road name to SE18 1EA is Balgowan Street which is centered 90 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Plumstead High Street Police Station and is 331 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.8 km away at Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station The closest railway station is Plumstead Rail Station, 712 m away.

The closest primary school to SE18 1EA (for ages 11 and under) is Bannockburn Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on January 10, 2014. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Pulse and Water College. The last OFSTED inspection on November 14, 2019 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of SE18 1EA is Volunteer and is 369 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on August 5, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from EVER FRESH INDIAN STREET FOOD and is 328 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as AwaitingInspection .

Residents reported an average download speed of 80.4 Mbps and an average upload speed of 12.5 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 97.5% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 2.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for SE18 1EA 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 SE18 1EA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SE18 1EA, and the approximate distance away.

Balgowan Street 90 m
Barth Mews 115 m
Hylton Street 116 m
Barth Road 191 m
Bannockburn Road 191 m
Marmadon Road 194 m
Brookdene Road 202 m
Hartville Road 220 m
White Hart Road 221 m
North Road 223 m
Kentmere Road 289 m
Benares Road 294 m
Gunning Street 295 m
Plumstead High Street 332 m
Ceres Road 346 m


Information about the postcode SE18 1EA

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 SE18 1EA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bannockburn Primary School Outstanding
(January 10, 2014)
354 m
Conway Primary School Good
(July 4, 2017)
482 m
St Thomas A Becket Roman Catholic Primary School Good
(May 10, 2017)
644 m
Gallions Mount Primary School Good
(March 21, 2018)
696 m
St Patrick's Catholic Primary School Good
(October 31, 2017)
707 m
St Paul's Academy Good
(June 6, 2017)
758 m
Heronsgate Primary School Outstanding
(December 5, 2008)
982 m
Waterside School Good
(March 6, 2018)
1.03 km
South Rise Primary School Good
(January 15, 2020)
1.06 km
Pulse and Water College Good
(November 14, 2019)
1.12 km
Discovery Primary School Good
(November 10, 2021)
1.15 km
Plumstead Manor School Good
(May 10, 2018)
1.16 km
Rockliffe Manor Primary School Good
(December 4, 2019)
1.18 km
De Lucy Primary School Requires improvement
(November 20, 2019)
1.19 km
Alexander McLeod Primary School Good
(October 31, 2019)
1.34 km
Foxfield Primary School Outstanding
(September 15, 2021)
1.37 km
Greenslade Primary School Good
(February 27, 2019)
1.39 km
Woolwich Polytechnic school for Girls 1.43 km
Timbercroft Primary School Good
(September 26, 2018)
1.51 km
Boxgrove Primary School Good
(February 9, 2022)
1.52 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SE18 1EA - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Greenwich Hindu Temple (Mandir) Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 14, 2022
87 m
Chandra Cash & Carry Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 18, 2021
110 m
Pepeneros Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 13, 2020
151 m
The Anchor Sendfriendly Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 26, 2021
151 m
Seeray (Khyberway) Off Licence Retailers - other 4
November 6, 2019
204 m
EVER FRESH INDIAN STREET FOOD Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
328 m
Ho Wah Chinese Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
October 5, 2021
328 m
Howe and Co Fish and Chips - Van 17 Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
November 11, 2021
328 m
Plum Local Express Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
328 m
AKP Enterprises Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 18, 2020
348 m
BEP Education LTD Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
351 m
john and biola foods Retailers - other 4
June 2, 2021
351 m
Bannockburn Play Centre School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 24, 2022
354 m
Bannockburn Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 24, 2022
354 m
Independent Catering Management Ltd School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 17, 2020
354 m
Pressure Coolers Ltd Manufacturers/packers Exempt
June 23, 2021
356 m
Angels Bakery Manufacturers/packers 4
August 31, 2021
369 m
Iceland Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
November 13, 2019
369 m
TIWA N TIWA African Restaurant Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 24, 2020
369 m
Volunteer Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 5, 2019
369 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SE18 1EA - Data from Apr 2022

Plumstead High Street Police Station Bus Stop/Station 331 m
Hadden Road Bus Stop/Station 334 m
Boughton Road Bus Stop/Station 335 m
Bannockburn Road Bus Stop/Station 339 m
Plumstead High Street Police Station Bus Stop/Station 340 m
Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Metro/Tram 1.8 km
Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Metro/Tram 1.81 km
Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Metro/Tram 1.82 km
Plumstead Rail Station Rail 712 m
Plumstead Rail Station Rail 722 m
Abbey Wood (London) Rail Station Rail 1.73 km
Woolwich Arsenal Pier Ferry 1.81 km
Woolwich Royal Arsenal Pier Ferry 1.81 km
Woolwich Arsenal Pier Ferry 1.81 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 41.14 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 41.15 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 41.22 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SE18 1EA - Data from Dec 2021

Bleak Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.08 km
Bostall Woods Woodland Or Forest 1.44 km
Hill Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.87 km
Gallions Point Wetland 1.88 km
Abbey Woods Woodland Or Forest 1.9 km
Clothworkers Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.07 km
South Mere Inland Water 2.39 km
Mulgrave Pond Inland Water 2.53 km
Lesnes Abbey Woods Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Manorway Green Woodland Or Forest 2.61 km
Horse End Wetland 2.73 km
King George V Dock Inland Water 2.79 km
Barking Point Wetland 2.81 km
Shooters Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.87 km
Royal Albert Dock Inland Water 2.98 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for SE18 1EA - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 76.4 Mbps 80.4 Mbps 205 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 12.5 Mbps 21 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 6.5 0.8
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 17.5 1
30-300 Mbps 2.5% 92.4 14.5
300+ Mbps 97.5% - -

Gas Consumption

40 meters consuming 640,574 kWh - mean 16,014 kWh : median 14,627 kWh

Energy usage data for SE18 1EA - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.48994800
Longitude 0.09526900
OS Easting 545564
OS Northing 0178859
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
Erith and Thamesmead
Electoral Ward Plumstead
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: 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 Greenwich BUASD
Workplace Zone E33033652
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Greenwich 006
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Greenwich 006A
Output Area / Small Area 4A3