Postcode SE3 0AU (Lewisham)

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The postcode SE3 0AU is located in Lewisham, in the county of Inner London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. SE3 0AU is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

SE3 0AU is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.9 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 SE3 0AU as Ethnicity central > Aspirational techies > Established tech workers.

The closest road name to SE3 0AU is Blackheath Grove which is centered 60 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Blackheath and is 135 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.62 km away at Lewisham DLR Station The closest railway station is Blackheath Rail Station, 131 m away.

The closest primary school to SE3 0AU (for ages 11 and under) is Heath House Preparatory School. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is The John Roan School.

The local pub for residents of SE3 0AU is Dacre Arms and is 752 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on June 14, 2017. The nearest takeaway food is available from Red Chillie the chillies and is 926 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on February 18, 2020.

Policing for SE3 0AU 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 SE3 0AU and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SE3 0AU, and the approximate distance away.

Blackheath Grove 60 m
Bennett Park 89 m
Wemyss Road 111 m
B212 123 m
Blackheath Village 134 m
Cresswell Park 159 m
Birchmere Row 162 m
Pond Road 184 m
Montpelier Vale 185 m
Rocque Lane 205 m
Independents Road 216 m
Lynch Close 231 m
Royal Parade Mews 250 m
Brigade Street 252 m
Royal Parade 262 m


Information about the postcode SE3 0AU

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 SE3 0AU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Heath House Preparatory School 80 m
John Ball Primary School Outstanding
(November 22, 2013)
302 m
All Saints' Church of England Primary School Blackheath Good
(September 26, 2019)
571 m
Brooklands Primary School 635 m
Blackheath Prep 768 m
St Matthew Academy Good
(October 17, 2019)
809 m
St Margaret's Lee CofE Primary School Outstanding
(November 12, 2014)
836 m
Christ The King Sixth Form College Good
(March 10, 2017)
973 m
Wingfield Primary School 986 m
The Pointer School 1.05 km
Thomas Tallis School Good
(December 12, 2018)
1.08 km
Trinity Church of England School, Lewisham Good
(October 20, 2021)
1.25 km
Riverston School 1.31 km
Blackheath High School 1.33 km
The John Roan School 1.39 km
Holy Family Catholic Primary School Good
(October 11, 2016)
1.53 km
St Ursula's Convent School Outstanding
(March 12, 2015)
1.57 km
Invicta Primary School Good
(January 17, 2019)
1.57 km
Leigh Academy Blackheath 1.59 km
Brindishe Lee School Outstanding
(October 4, 2011)
1.6 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SE3 0AU - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Dacre Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
June 14, 2017
752 m
Kingswood Hall Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 13, 2015
752 m
Kingswood Hall Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
October 11, 2018
752 m
Majestic Wine Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 10, 2020
766 m
St Margaret's Holiday Lunch Club Distributors/Transporters Awaiting Inspection
790 m
Chartwells at St Margarets Lee Churc School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 27, 2018
836 m
Julia & Sylvia's Wraparound Care School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 12, 2019
836 m
Costcutters Retailers - other 3
March 8, 2019
926 m
Lagos Bar Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 24, 2019
926 m
Lee Bottle Stop Retailers - other 4
January 24, 2019
926 m
Oriental Aroma Chinese Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
September 13, 2021
926 m
Red Chillie the chillies Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
February 18, 2020
926 m
Tasty Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
April 23, 2019
926 m
Leah Lodge Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 6, 2018
960 m
Amigos Fish and Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
August 8, 2019
961 m
Amigos peri peri Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
961 m
Awesome Cafe Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 11, 2018
961 m
Baby Lambs Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 18, 2019
961 m
Canton Kitchen Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
March 23, 2018
961 m
Food Plus Retailers - other 3
January 24, 2019
961 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SE3 0AU - Data from Apr 2022

Blackheath Bus Stop/Station 135 m
Blackheath Bus Stop/Station 150 m
Blackheath Bus Stop/Station 173 m
Tranquil Vale Bus Stop/Station 248 m
Royal Parade (SE3) Bus Stop/Station 272 m
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 1.62 km
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 1.65 km
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 1.65 km
Blackheath Rail Station Rail 131 m
Blackheath Rail Station Rail 139 m
Blackheath Rail Station Rail 146 m
Greenwich Pier Ferry 2.38 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 2.4 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 2.43 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 36.3 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 36.44 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 36.44 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SE3 0AU - Data from Dec 2021

Folly Pond Inland Water 897 m
The Paddock Urban Greenspace 927 m
One Tree Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.62 km
Woodland Dell Woodland Or Forest 1.69 km
Saunders Ness Wetland 2.88 km
Eltham Common Woodland Or Forest 3.28 km
Castlewood Woodland Or Forest 3.36 km
Carter's Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.44 km
Repository Woods Woodland Or Forest 3.48 km
Millwall Outer Dock Inland Water 3.7 km
Jackwood Woodland Or Forest 3.78 km
Millwall Inner Dock Inland Water 4.03 km
The Tarn Inland Water 4.07 km
Shooters Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.1 km
Mulgrave Pond Inland Water 4.16 km


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.46623000
Longitude 0.01074800
OS Easting 539769
OS Northing 0176057
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 East
Electoral Ward Blackheath
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: 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 Lewisham BUASD
Workplace Zone E33035253
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Lewisham 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Lewisham 009B
Output Area / Small Area 3D2