Postcode SE26 4AY (Lewisham)

Map showing SE26 4AY and nearby postcodes

The postcode SE26 4AY is located in Lewisham, in the county of Inner London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. SE26 4AY is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

SE26 4AY is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.9 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 SE26 4AY as Ethnicity central > Ethnic family life > Established renting families.

The closest road name to SE26 4AY is Dillwyn Close which is centered 35 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Adamsrill Road and is 120 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 2.32 km away at Beckenham Road Tram Stop The closest railway station is Lower Sydenham Rail Station, 791 m away.

The closest primary school to SE26 4AY (for ages 11 and under) is Adamsrill Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on January 9, 2020. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Forest Hill School. The last OFSTED inspection on October 8, 2021 rated this school as Requires improvement

The local pub for residents of SE26 4AY is The Bell Flex and is 251 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on June 2, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from M&J Caribbean Takeaway and is 238 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on October 12, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 44.1 Mbps and an average upload speed of 10 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 0.7 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for SE26 4AY 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 SE26 4AY and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SE26 4AY, and the approximate distance away.

Dillwyn Close 35 m
Normandy Close 70 m
Holmshaw Close 152 m
Champion Crescent 162 m
Champion Road 173 m
Bell Green 176 m
Adamsrill Road 177 m
Fairwyn Road 197 m
Ardley Close 203 m
Kirtley Road 214 m
De Frene Road 237 m
Castle Court 242 m
Larkbere Road 244 m
Perry Rise 253 m
Lescombe Close 294 m


Information about the postcode SE26 4AY

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 SE26 4AY - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Adamsrill Primary School Good
(January 9, 2020)
63 m
Brent Knoll School Good
(June 5, 2019)
134 m
St Michael's Church of England Primary School Good
(February 27, 2020)
154 m
Haseltine Primary School Good
(December 6, 2017)
330 m
Our Lady and St Philip Neri Roman Catholic Primary School Good
(October 17, 2019)
454 m
Forest Hill School Requires improvement
(October 8, 2021)
583 m
Perrymount Primary School Good
(October 31, 2017)
798 m
Kilmorie Primary School Outstanding
(March 23, 2017)
819 m
St Bartholomews's Church of England Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
1.07 km
Rose House Montessori School 1.11 km
Elfrida Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
1.12 km
Athelney Primary School Good
(January 24, 2017)
1.13 km
Rathfern Primary School Outstanding
(September 29, 2021)
1.18 km
Alexandra Junior School Good
(October 30, 2019)
1.23 km
Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School Good
(December 4, 2018)
1.3 km
St George's CofE Primary School Good
(January 27, 2022)
1.31 km
Watergate School Outstanding
(March 7, 2017)
1.36 km
Sydenham School Good
(March 14, 2017)
1.4 km
Harris Girls Academy Bromley Outstanding
(November 30, 2017)
1.52 km
Sedgehill Academy 1.55 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SE26 4AY - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Adamsrill After School Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
October 10, 2018
63 m
Alliance in Partnership Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 14, 2021
63 m
AIP at Brent Knoll School Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
September 24, 2020
134 m
Bell Green Food and Wine Retailers - other 3
July 10, 2019
138 m
A I P Alliance Partnership Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 4, 2019
154 m
Sports Retailers - other Exempt
July 14, 2017
208 m
AYES FOOD & WINE LTD Retailers - other 3
January 9, 2013
238 m
Costcutter Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
August 21, 2019
238 m
Happy Little Bunny Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 8, 2019
238 m
M&J Caribbean Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 12, 2021
238 m
My Front Room Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 13, 2016
238 m
Oze Sushi Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 24, 2021
238 m
Wise Chemists Retailers - other Exempt
October 13, 2016
238 m
The Bell Flex Pub/bar/nightclub 3
June 2, 2021
251 m
A & R Convenience Store Retailers - other 4
October 13, 2016
316 m
Barakah Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
October 1, 2020
316 m
Caribbean Bites Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
March 4, 2021
316 m
Dumplings Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
316 m
Millennium Tandoori Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
September 23, 2021
316 m
MM Fried Chicken Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 26, 2020
316 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SE26 4AY - Data from Apr 2022

Adamsrill Road Bus Stop/Station 120 m
Bell Green Bus Stop/Station 123 m
Bell Green Southend Lane Bus Stop/Station 187 m
Bell Green Southend Lane Bus Stop/Station 191 m
Ardley Close Bus Stop/Station 204 m
Beckenham Road Tram Stop Metro/Tram 2.32 km
Beckenham Road Tram Stop Metro/Tram 2.33 km
Beckenham Road Tram Stop Metro/Tram 2.35 km
Lower Sydenham Rail Station Rail 791 m
Sydenham Rail Station Rail 1.06 km
Sydenham Rail Station Rail 1.06 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 6.27 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 6.28 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 6.33 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 31.37 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 31.51 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 31.57 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SE26 4AY - Data from Dec 2021

Stumpshill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.73 km
Intermediate Lake Inland Water 2.07 km
Sydenham Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.3 km
Lower Lake Inland Water 2.31 km
Dulwich Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.38 km
Oak of Honor Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.39 km
Ash Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.4 km
Honor Oak Woodland Or Forest 2.46 km
Dulwich Upper Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.78 km
Westow Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.9 km
Croydon Canal Inland Water 2.92 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 3.53 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.15 km
Martin's Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.41 km
Long Lane Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.5 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for SE26 4AY - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 39.1 Mbps 44.1 Mbps 68.02 Mbps
Upload 9.8 Mbps 10 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 100% 44 10
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

23 meters consuming 102,617 kWh - mean 4,462 kWh : median 3,968 kWh

Electricity Consumption

23 meters consuming 51,570 kWh - mean 2,242 kWh : median 1,423 kWh

Energy usage data for SE26 4AY - Data from 2020


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.43036800
Longitude -0.03977100
OS Easting 536365
OS Northing 0171974
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 Bellingham
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: Ethnic family life
Subgroup: Established renting families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Lewisham BUASD
Workplace Zone E33035335
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Lewisham 029
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Lewisham 029A
Output Area / Small Area 3A1