Postcode SE23 9FJ (Lewisham) Terminated August 2021

Map showing SE23 9FJ and nearby postcodes

The postcode SE23 9FJ is located in Lewisham, in the county of Inner London. It was introduced in December 2020 and terminated in August 2021.SE23 9FJ is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

SE23 9FJ is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.1 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 SE23 9FJ as Ethnicity central > Endeavouring ethnic mix > Multi-ethnic professional service workers.

The closest road name to SE23 9FJ is Clyde Terrace which is centered 76 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Church Vale and is 92 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 3.14 km away at Beckenham Road Tram Stop The closest railway station is Forest Hill Rail Station, 234 m away.

The closest primary school to SE23 9FJ (for ages 11 and under) is St George's CofE Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on January 27, 2022. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Sydenham School. The last OFSTED inspection on March 14, 2017 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of SE23 9FJ is Bird in Hand and is 95 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on November 3, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Forest Hill BBQ House and is 95 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on April 16, 2019.

Policing for SE23 9FJ is covered by the Metropolitan Police police force association and Lewisham is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to SE23 9FJ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SE23 9FJ, and the approximate distance away.

Clyde Terrace 76 m
Dartmouth Place 90 m
Bird-In-Hand Passage 97 m
Clyde Vale 125 m
Church Vale 141 m
Torcross Drive 158 m
Glynwood Court 180 m
Roundhay Close 192 m
Derby Hill 196 m
Hindsley's Place 197 m
Windley Close 212 m
Westbourne Drive 222 m
Derby Hill Crescent 267 m
Albion Villas Road 284 m
King Garth Mews 288 m


Information about the postcode SE23 9FJ

Introduction December 2020
Termination August 2021
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 SE23 9FJ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St George's CofE Primary School Good
(January 27, 2022)
272 m
Rose House Montessori School 310 m
Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School Good
(December 4, 2018)
311 m
Perrymount Primary School Good
(October 31, 2017)
470 m
Sydenham School Good
(March 14, 2017)
505 m
Eliot Bank Primary School Outstanding
(February 3, 2010)
542 m
St Bartholomews's Church of England Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
693 m
Forest Hill School Requires improvement
(October 8, 2021)
694 m
Kelvin Grove Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
828 m
Horniman Primary School Good
(March 8, 2018)
871 m
Kilmorie Primary School Outstanding
(March 23, 2017)
915 m
Dalmain Primary School Good
(May 16, 2019)
997 m
Fairlawn Primary School Good
(January 17, 2019)
1.04 km
Adamsrill Primary School Good
(January 9, 2020)
1.14 km
St Michael's Church of England Primary School Good
(February 27, 2020)
1.15 km
Brent Knoll School Good
(June 5, 2019)
1.18 km
St William of York Catholic Primary School Good
(February 6, 2019)
1.27 km
Sydenham High School GDST 1.37 km
St Francesca Cabrini Primary School Good
(March 28, 2017)
1.38 km
Our Lady and St Philip Neri Roman Catholic Primary School Good
(October 17, 2019)
1.45 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SE23 9FJ - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Royal Mail Sorting Office Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Exempt
June 21, 2010
35 m
Sweet Carolina Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
35 m
The Sweet Reason Company Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
35 m
Aga's Little Deli Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
February 20, 2019
95 m
BB & Friends Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
February 12, 2019
95 m
Beetroot & Beans Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 10, 2019
95 m
Bird in Hand Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 3, 2021
95 m
Boots the Chemist Retailers - other Exempt
April 10, 2019
95 m
Forest Hill BBQ House Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 16, 2019
95 m
Forest Hill Pools Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 2, 2022
95 m
Forest Hill Supermarket Retailers - other 1
Needs Major Improvement
February 8, 2018
95 m
Fortune In Noodle Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
July 22, 2019
95 m
Hill Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
June 4, 2019
95 m
Lion and Lamb Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
October 7, 2021
95 m
Lolak Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
July 3, 2019
95 m
Smoddy Sharp of London Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 29, 2019
95 m
Subplot 57 (Basement) Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 15, 2019
95 m
Taste of Greek Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 2, 2021
95 m
Taste of Turkish Foresthill Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
October 29, 2020
95 m
The Archie Parker Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 18, 2019
95 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SE23 9FJ - Data from Apr 2022

Church Vale Bus Stop/Station 92 m
Forest Hill Pools Bus Stop/Station 101 m
Church Vale Bus Stop/Station 137 m
Forest Hill Pools Bus Stop/Station 140 m
Forest Hill Stn Dartmouth Rd Bus Stop/Station 200 m
Beckenham Road Tram Stop Metro/Tram 3.14 km
Beckenham Road Tram Stop Metro/Tram 3.15 km
Beckenham Road Tram Stop Metro/Tram 3.17 km
Forest Hill Rail Station Rail 234 m
Forest Hill Rail Station Rail 251 m
Forest Hill Rail Station Rail 262 m
Greenwich Pier Ferry 5.99 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 6 km
Masthouse Terrace Pier Ferry 6 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 31.81 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 31.96 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 32.06 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SE23 9FJ - Data from Dec 2021

Dulwich Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.39 km
Sydenham Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.45 km
Oak of Honor Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.48 km
Honor Oak Woodland Or Forest 1.56 km
Intermediate Lake Inland Water 1.81 km
Dulwich Upper Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.29 km
Lower Lake Inland Water 2.32 km
Westow Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.56 km
Stumpshill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.93 km
Croydon Canal Inland Water 3.17 km
Green Dale Fields Urban Greenspace 3.31 km
Knight's Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.46 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.58 km
Ash Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.6 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 3.64 km


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.43711400
Longitude -0.05329500
OS Easting 535405
OS Northing 0172699
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
Lewisham West and Penge
Electoral Ward Perry Vale
Local Authority District Lewisham
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 E09000023
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: Multi-ethnic professional service workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Lewisham BUASD
Workplace Zone E33035328
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Lewisham 027
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Lewisham 027B
Output Area / Small Area 3B3