Postcode SE25 5RR (Croydon)

Map showing SE25 5RR and nearby postcodes

The postcode SE25 5RR is located in Croydon, in the county of Outer London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. SE25 5RR is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

SE25 5RR 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 SE25 5RR as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Commuters with young families.

The closest road name to SE25 5RR is Wynton Gardens which is centered 65 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Beckmead College and is 44 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.46 km away at Blackhorse Lane Tram Stop The closest railway station is Norwood Junction Rail Station, 479 m away.

The closest primary school to SE25 5RR (for ages 11 and under) is Heavers Farm Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 18, 2021.

The local pub for residents of SE25 5RR is The Clifton Arms and is 312 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on September 17, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from Planet Kebab and is 344 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 22, 2022.

Residents reported an average download speed of 121.2 Mbps and an average upload speed of 12.1 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% 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 1.9 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for SE25 5RR is covered by the Metropolitan Police police force association and Croydon is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to SE25 5RR and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SE25 5RR, and the approximate distance away.

Wynton Gardens 65 m
Priory Gardens 74 m
Peace Close 125 m
Dinsdale Gardens 153 m
Walter's Road 166 m
Upper Grove 185 m
Alverston Gardens 204 m
Burgoyne Road 240 m
Bungalow Road 278 m
Holmesdale Road 295 m
Lawrence Road 312 m
Selhurst Road 330 m
Park Road 338 m
Tennison Road 382 m
Clifton Road 431 m


Information about the postcode SE25 5RR

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 SE25 5RR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Beckmead College 0 m
Heavers Farm Primary School Good
(November 18, 2021)
171 m
St Chad's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 11, 2018)
204 m
Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form 426 m
South Norwood Primary 615 m
Harris Academy South Norwood Outstanding
(January 21, 2010)
670 m
Whitehorse Manor Infant School Requires improvement
(October 13, 2021)
767 m
Whitehorse Manor Junior School Good
(February 8, 2017)
767 m
AYA College (On-Site Educational Provision) 801 m
St Mark's Church of England Primary Academy Good
(June 8, 2017)
816 m
BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology Good
(January 24, 2018)
982 m
The Crescent Primary School Requires improvement
(November 4, 2021)
982 m
Robert Fitzroy Academy Good
(July 3, 2018)
1.05 km
St Thomas Becket Catholic Primary School 1.07 km
Broadmead Primary School Requires improvement
(September 25, 2019)
1.08 km
Oasis Academy Ryelands Good
(April 27, 2017)
1.17 km
Bensham Manor School Good
(January 17, 2018)
1.26 km
Cypress Primary School Good
(October 31, 2019)
1.27 km
John Wood School & Nursery Good
(January 31, 2019)
1.29 km
Woodside Primary School Good
(June 12, 2019)
1.32 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SE25 5RR - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Samuel Coleridge Taylor Centre Other catering premises 1
Needs Major Improvement
February 8, 2018
127 m
Stepping Out Pre School Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 1, 2020
127 m
Early Start Late Finish Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
204 m
St Chads Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 9, 2021
204 m
St Chad's Roman Catholic Church Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 8, 2022
229 m
The Clifton Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
September 17, 2020
312 m
Whitworth Residential Home Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
August 22, 2019
339 m
Cafe Terra And Deli Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
May 12, 2021
344 m
Carivegan Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
344 m
Counter News Retailers - other 4
December 10, 2020
344 m
Fresh Fruiters Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 27, 2020
344 m
Little Mouse Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
344 m
Planet Kebab Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 22, 2022
344 m
The Craft Beer Cabin Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 29, 2018
344 m
Go Go Fresh UK Ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
May 26, 2021
353 m
Ivy League Nursery Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 12, 2021
353 m
No. 241 Norwood Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 12, 2021
353 m
Little Engines Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 29, 2022
372 m
Aldi Stores Limited Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
July 13, 2018
406 m
Clocktower Fruit And Vegetables Retailers - other 0
Needs Urgent Improvement
February 22, 2022
406 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SE25 5RR - Data from Apr 2022

Beckmead College Bus Stop/Station 44 m
Park Road South Norwood Bus Stop/Station 101 m
Wynton Gardens Bus Stop/Station 118 m
Clifton Road Bus Stop/Station 121 m
Selhurst Road Park Road Bus Stop/Station 137 m
Blackhorse Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.46 km
Blackhorse Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.46 km
Blackhorse Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.46 km
Norwood Junction Rail Station Rail 479 m
Norwood Junction Rail Station Rail 537 m
Selhurst Rail Station Rail 643 m
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 10.5 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 10.51 km
Vauxhall St. George Wharf Pier Ferry 10.52 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 26.87 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 27.03 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 27.15 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SE25 5RR - Data from Dec 2021

South Norwood Lake Inland Water 1.35 km
Croydon Canal Inland Water 1.89 km
Long Lane Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Lower Lake Inland Water 2.67 km
Westow Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.71 km
Whitgift Pond Inland Water 2.81 km
Biggin Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.83 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.93 km
Dulwich Upper Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.1 km
Park Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.15 km
Intermediate Lake Inland Water 3.22 km
Pollards Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.3 km
Norwood Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.38 km
Crouch Oak Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.71 km
Duppas Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.75 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for SE25 5RR - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 107 Mbps 121.2 Mbps 331 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 12.1 Mbps 36 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 9 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 10 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 122.7 11.9
300+ Mbps 100% 331 36

Gas Consumption

10 meters consuming 124,061 kWh - mean 12,406 kWh : median 12,437 kWh

Electricity Consumption

10 meters consuming 36,991 kWh - mean 3,699 kWh : median 2,977 kWh

Energy usage data for SE25 5RR - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.39588900
Longitude -0.08154000
OS Easting 533562
OS Northing 0168063
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
Croydon North
Electoral Ward South Norwood
Local Authority District Croydon
Region / Government Office Region London
European Electoral Region London
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: London
Local Learning and Skills Council London South

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E09000008
Travel To Work Area London


NHS England Region London
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance North West and South West London
Strategic Health Authority
Sustainability and Transformation
South West London Health and Care Partnership
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS South West 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 Croydon BUASD
Workplace Zone E33033134
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 013
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 013C
Output Area / Small Area 4A3