Postcode SE21 7AA (Southwark)

Map showing SE21 7AA and nearby postcodes

The postcode SE21 7AA is located in Southwark, in the county of Inner London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. SE21 7AA is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

SE21 7AA is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.4 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 SE21 7AA as Ethnicity central > Aspirational techies > Established tech workers.

The closest road name to SE21 7AA is Alleyn Park which is centered 141 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Park Hall Road and is 329 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 3.73 km away at Brixton Underground Station The closest railway station is Sydenham Hill Rail Station, 348 m away.

The closest primary school to SE21 7AA (for ages 11 and under) is Dulwich Wood Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on December 6, 2016. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Kingsdale Foundation School. The last OFSTED inspection on June 15, 2017 rated this school as Outstanding

The local pub for residents of SE21 7AA is Alleyns head and is 420 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 19, 2020.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for SE21 7AA 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 SE21 7AA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SE21 7AA, and the approximate distance away.

Alleyn Park 141 m
Alleyn Road 244 m
Hunts Slip Road 254 m
Church Approach 309 m
Ferrings 317 m
Alleyn Crescent 332 m
Bowen Drive 343 m
College Road 371 m
South Croxted Road 375 m
Park Hall Road 500 m
A2199 503 m
A215 1.23 km
A214 1.62 km
A2216 1.73 km
A212 3.45 km


Information about the postcode SE21 7AA

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 SE21 7AA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Dulwich Prep London 0 m
Dulwich Wood Primary School Good
(December 6, 2016)
92 m
Kingsdale Foundation School Outstanding
(June 15, 2017)
220 m
Elm Wood School Good
(October 10, 2019)
576 m
Dulwich College 629 m
Kingswood Primary School Good
(March 14, 2019)
881 m
Oakfield Preparatory School 960 m
Rosemead Preparatory School 1.21 km
Paxton Primary School Outstanding
(March 13, 2013)
1.36 km
St Luke's Church of England Primary School 1.37 km
The Elmgreen School Good
(January 15, 2020)
1.38 km
The New School 1.43 km
Julian's School Good
(November 23, 2017)
1.47 km
The Laurels School 1.5 km
Rosendale Primary School 1.56 km
Kelvin Grove Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
1.57 km
The Norwood School Good
(December 12, 2017)
1.57 km
Turney Primary and Secondary Special School Outstanding
(May 24, 2018)
1.6 km
The Cedars School 1.61 km
St Joseph's RC Infant School Good
(January 10, 2019)
1.65 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SE21 7AA - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Thomas franks ltd School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 16, 2020
0 m
Chartwell / compass School/college/university 4
September 21, 2021
92 m
Kingsdale foundation school School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 4, 2021
220 m
Majestic wine warehouse Retailers - other Exempt
November 5, 2018
409 m
Dulwich kindergarten & infants school School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 26, 2021
412 m
Alleyns head Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 19, 2020
420 m
Cook Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 5, 2017
420 m
Dulwich bakery Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
February 5, 2020
420 m
La gastronomia ii Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 22, 2021
420 m
Peace + riot Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 21, 2021
453 m
Dulwich Lyceum Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 9, 2021
494 m
Dulwich Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
October 18, 2019
494 m
Tesco Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 19, 2022
494 m
Cheers off licence Retailers - other 4
October 26, 2020
530 m
Crystal news Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
June 15, 2021
530 m
Elmwood School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 22, 2021
576 m
Dulwich wood nursery school School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 9, 2021
578 m
Clive Hall Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 7, 2021
588 m
Dulwich montessori nursery school School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 8, 2018
601 m
Item 7 catering Other catering premises 4
August 3, 2021
610 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SE21 7AA - Data from Apr 2022

Park Hall Road Bus Stop/Station 329 m
South Croxted Road Bus Stop/Station 332 m
Church Approach Bus Stop/Station 358 m
Park Hall Road Bus Stop/Station 403 m
Church Approach Bus Stop/Station 434 m
Brixton Underground Station Metro/Tram 3.73 km
Brixton Underground Station Metro/Tram 3.77 km
Brixton Underground Station Metro/Tram 3.78 km
Sydenham Hill Rail Station Rail 348 m
Sydenham Hill Rail Station Rail 425 m
West Dulwich Rail Station Rail 891 m
Vauxhall St. George Wharf Pier Ferry 6.46 km
Vauxhall St George Wharf Pier Ferry 6.48 km
Vauxhall St George Wharf Pier Ferry 6.49 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 30.97 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 31.12 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 31.28 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SE21 7AA - Data from Dec 2021

Dulwich Wood Woodland Or Forest 857 m
Sydenham Hill Hill Or Mountain 899 m
Dulwich Upper Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.27 km
Knight's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.55 km
Westow Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.64 km
Intermediate Lake Inland Water 1.72 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.76 km
Lower Lake Inland Water 2.24 km
Biggin Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.6 km
Norwood Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.75 km
Green Dale Fields Urban Greenspace 2.77 km
Oak of Honor Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.91 km
Honor Oak Woodland Or Forest 2.98 km
Croydon Canal Inland Water 3.04 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 3.12 km

Gas Consumption

6 meters consuming 78,155 kWh - mean 13,026 kWh : median 10,628 kWh

Energy usage data for SE21 7AA - Data from 2020


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.43420400
Longitude -0.08522600
OS Easting 533196
OS Northing 0172317
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
Dulwich and West Norwood
Electoral Ward Dulwich Wood
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: Aspirational techies
Subgroup: Established tech workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Southwark BUASD
Workplace Zone E33036066
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Southwark 033
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Southwark 033B
Output Area / Small Area 3D2