Postcode SE3 0BD (Lewisham)

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The postcode SE3 0BD is located in Lewisham, in the county of Inner London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. SE3 0BD is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

SE3 0BD 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 0BD as Cosmopolitans > Aspiring and affluent > EU white-collar workers.

The closest road name to SE3 0BD is Brigade Street which is centered 65 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Tranquil Vale and is 59 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.44 km away at Lewisham DLR Station The closest railway station is Blackheath Rail Station, 106 m away.

The closest primary school to SE3 0BD (for ages 11 and under) is John Ball Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on November 22, 2013. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is The John Roan School.

The local pub for residents of SE3 0BD is Dacre Arms and is 699 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 909 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on February 18, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 48.3 Mbps and an average upload speed of 12.3 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 57.1% 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 2.2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Brigade Street 65 m
Montpelier Vale 68 m
Royal Parade Mews 70 m
Southvale Road 96 m
Wemyss Road 102 m
B212 112 m
Tranquil Vale 117 m
Royal Parade 120 m
Collins Street 122 m
All Saints Drive 123 m
Blackheath Grove 135 m
Blackheath Village 150 m
Camden Row 159 m
Independents Road 167 m
Lloyd's Place 201 m


Information about the postcode SE3 0BD

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 SE3 0BD - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
John Ball Primary School Outstanding
(November 22, 2013)
133 m
Heath House Preparatory School 134 m
All Saints' Church of England Primary School Blackheath Good
(September 26, 2019)
397 m
St Matthew Academy Good
(October 17, 2019)
657 m
Christ The King Sixth Form College Good
(March 10, 2017)
820 m
St Margaret's Lee CofE Primary School Outstanding
(November 12, 2014)
821 m
Blackheath Prep 821 m
Brooklands Primary School 826 m
The Pointer School 1.1 km
Wingfield Primary School 1.17 km
Thomas Tallis School Good
(December 12, 2018)
1.27 km
Trinity Church of England School, Lewisham Good
(October 20, 2021)
1.28 km
The John Roan School 1.33 km
Blackheath High School 1.34 km
St Ursula's Convent School Outstanding
(March 12, 2015)
1.4 km
Riverston School 1.45 km
St Saviour's Catholic Primary School Good
(November 7, 2019)
1.49 km
TLG Lewisham Good
(March 22, 2018)
1.6 km
Morden Mount Primary School Good
(May 22, 2018)
1.61 km
Invicta Primary School Good
(January 17, 2019)
1.61 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Majestic Wine Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 10, 2020
635 m
Dacre Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
June 14, 2017
699 m
Kingswood Hall Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 13, 2015
699 m
Kingswood Hall Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
October 11, 2018
699 m
St Margaret's Holiday Lunch Club Distributors/Transporters Awaiting Inspection
714 m
Christ The King College School/college/university 5
Very Good
April 30, 2019
820 m
Chartwells at St Margarets Lee Churc School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 27, 2018
821 m
Julia & Sylvia's Wraparound Care School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 12, 2019
821 m
Leah Lodge Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 6, 2018
856 m
Costcutters Retailers - other 3
March 8, 2019
909 m
Lagos Bar Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 24, 2019
909 m
Lee Bottle Stop Retailers - other 4
January 24, 2019
909 m
Oriental Aroma Chinese Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
September 13, 2021
909 m
Red Chillie the chillies Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
February 18, 2020
909 m
Tasty Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
April 23, 2019
909 m
Little Learners Playgroup Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 11, 2018
947 m
The Corner Shop Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
January 30, 2018
947 m
Amigos Fish and Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
August 8, 2019
948 m
Amigos peri peri Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
948 m
Awesome Cafe Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 11, 2018
948 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Tranquil Vale Bus Stop/Station 59 m
Royal Parade (SE3) Bus Stop/Station 102 m
Royal Parade (SE3) Bus Stop/Station 110 m
Blackheath Bus Stop/Station 162 m
Blackheath Bus Stop/Station 164 m
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 1.44 km
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 1.47 km
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 1.48 km
Blackheath Rail Station Rail 106 m
Blackheath Rail Station Rail 117 m
Blackheath Rail Station Rail 140 m
Greenwich Pier Ferry 2.23 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 2.25 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 2.28 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 36.29 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 36.43 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 36.43 km

Nearby Nature

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

Folly Pond Inland Water 744 m
The Paddock Urban Greenspace 809 m
One Tree Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.51 km
Woodland Dell Woodland Or Forest 1.69 km
Saunders Ness Wetland 2.77 km
Eltham Common Woodland Or Forest 3.45 km
Castlewood Woodland Or Forest 3.54 km
Millwall Outer Dock Inland Water 3.56 km
Carter's Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.59 km
Repository Woods Woodland Or Forest 3.6 km
Millwall Inner Dock Inland Water 3.9 km
Jackwood Woodland Or Forest 3.97 km
Graving Dock Inland Water 4.2 km
The Tarn Inland Water 4.25 km
South Dock Inland Water 4.27 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for SE3 0BD - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 39.9 Mbps 48.3 Mbps 79.91 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 12.3 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 5 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 42.9% 53.9 13.6
300+ Mbps 57.1% - -

Gas Consumption

9 meters consuming 128,279 kWh - mean 14,253 kWh : median 9,749 kWh

Energy usage data for SE3 0BD - Data from 2020


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.46673400
Longitude 0.00810700
OS Easting 539584
OS Northing 0176108
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: Cosmopolitans
Group: Aspiring and affluent
Subgroup: EU white-collar workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Lewisham BUASD
Workplace Zone E33030402
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Lewisham 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Lewisham 009B
Output Area / Small Area 2D3