Postcode SE5 0AB (Southwark)

Map showing SE5 0AB and nearby postcodes

The postcode SE5 0AB is located in Southwark, in the county of Inner London. It was introduced in July 2009 and is an active postcode. SE5 0AB is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

SE5 0AB is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.6 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 SE5 0AB as Ethnicity central > Aspirational techies > Old EU tech workers.

The closest road name to SE5 0AB is Urlwin Street which is centered 72 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Camberwell Road Albany Road and is 98 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 946 m away at Kennington Underground Station The closest railway station is Elephant & Castle Rail Station, 1.31 km away.

The closest primary school to SE5 0AB (for ages 11 and under) is John Ruskin Primary School and Language Classes. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on January 28, 2009. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Ark All Saints Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on June 19, 2018 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of SE5 0AB is Orbit beers ltd - taproom and is 270 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 11, 2022. The nearest takeaway food is available from Ocean fish bar and is 296 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on November 17, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 60.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.7 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 95.5% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps. 4.5% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 0.6 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for SE5 0AB is covered by the Metropolitan Police police force association and Southwark is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to SE5 0AB and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SE5 0AB, and the approximate distance away.

Urlwin Street 72 m
Horsman Street 74 m
Albany Mews 132 m
Boundary Lane 168 m
Grosvenor Terrace 189 m
Grosvenor Park 196 m
John Crane Street 197 m
Red Lion Row 201 m
Dartford Street 213 m
Boyson Road 217 m
Pelier Street 220 m
Harding Close 226 m
Gateway 245 m
Bradenham Close 253 m
Red Lion Close 257 m


Information about the postcode SE5 0AB

Introduction July 2009
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 SE5 0AB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
John Ruskin Primary School and Language Classes Outstanding
(January 28, 2009)
246 m
St Joseph's Catholic Infants School Good
(March 22, 2018)
433 m
St Joseph's Catholic Junior School Good
(March 28, 2017)
433 m
St Peter's Church of England Primary School Good
(July 11, 2017)
451 m
St Paul's Church of England Primary School 513 m
Comber Grove School Good
(April 2, 2019)
542 m
PhoenixPlace Good
(June 14, 2018)
556 m
Ark All Saints Academy Good
(June 19, 2018)
559 m
Michael Faraday School Good
(September 25, 2018)
564 m
Highshore School Good
(November 28, 2017)
621 m
Brunswick Park Primary School Good
(April 25, 2019)
635 m
St John the Divine Church of England Primary School Good
(September 15, 2016)
676 m
Sacred Heart Catholic School Outstanding
(December 12, 2012)
716 m
South Bank University Academy Good
(May 10, 2017)
753 m
Keyworth Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
776 m
Robert Browning Primary School Good
(September 29, 2021)
800 m
Saint Gabriel's College Good
(November 29, 2018)
858 m
Spa School Camberwell 865 m
Crampton Primary Outstanding
(February 5, 2014)
929 m
Arco Academy Requires improvement
(September 16, 2021)
946 m

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SE5 0AB - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Other side fried ltd Other catering premises 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
188 m
Chaplin cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 2
Needs Improvement
June 22, 2021
261 m
Sra ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 6, 2018
269 m
Orbit beers ltd - taproom Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 11, 2022
270 m
La luna Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 25, 2020
272 m
Albany stores ltd t/a h & g cuisine Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
April 28, 2021
296 m
Ocean fish bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 17, 2020
296 m
Praise kitchen ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
January 12, 2022
296 m
Seoul chickin Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 14, 2022
296 m
Simpson & son Retailers - other 4
December 24, 2018
296 m
Umashiv news Retailers - other 4
December 5, 2017
296 m
W j arment ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 9, 2020
296 m
Winner Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
May 18, 2021
296 m
Ibbs restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 1
Needs Major Improvement
November 15, 2021
298 m
Modelina bar & restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 16, 2021
298 m
Star cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 8, 2020
298 m
Bankside catering Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
March 3, 2020
298 m
Eggfree cake box ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 9, 2021
324 m
Red lion Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 9, 2018
324 m
Tesco Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 1, 2018
325 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SE5 0AB - Data from Apr 2022

Camberwell Road Albany Road Bus Stop/Station 98 m
Camberwell Road Albany Road Bus Stop/Station 128 m
Albany Road Camberwell Road Bus Stop/Station 162 m
Albany Road Camberwell Road Bus Stop/Station 208 m
Bowyer Place Bus Stop/Station 210 m
Kennington Underground Station Metro/Tram 946 m
Kennington Underground Station Metro/Tram 981 m
Kennington Underground Station Metro/Tram 982 m
Elephant & Castle Rail Station Rail 1.31 km
Denmark Hill Rail Station Rail 1.62 km
Loughborough Junction Rail Station Rail 1.82 km
Vauxhall St. George Wharf Pier Ferry 2.21 km
Vauxhall St George Wharf Pier Ferry 2.23 km
Vauxhall St George Wharf Pier Ferry 2.23 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 36.1 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 36.26 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 36.47 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SE5 0AB - Data from Dec 2021

Holly Grove Shrubbery Woodland Or Forest 2.14 km
Green Dale Fields Urban Greenspace 2.68 km
St Katharine Docks Basin Inland Water 3.18 km
West Dock Inland Water 3.22 km
East Dock Inland Water 3.29 km
Pelican Pool Inland Water 3.37 km
Duck Island Island 3.38 km
St James's Park Lake Inland Water 3.48 km
Canada Water Inland Water 3.66 km
Duck Pond Inland Water 4.01 km
Thames Link Inland Water 4.09 km
Surrey Water Inland Water 4.1 km
Greenland Dock Inland Water 4.12 km
Shadwell Old Basin Inland Water 4.15 km
Ladies Pond Inland Water 4.15 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for SE5 0AB - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 78.1 Mbps 60.7 Mbps 79.91 Mbps
Upload 19.7 Mbps 14.7 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 4.5% 21 1
30-300 Mbps 95.5% 67.9 17.2
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

22 meters consuming 82,405 kWh - mean 3,746 kWh : median 2,799 kWh

Electricity Consumption

21 meters consuming 51,630 kWh - mean 2,459 kWh : median 2,146 kWh

Energy usage data for SE5 0AB - Data from 2020


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.48234700
Longitude -0.09545200
OS Easting 532346
OS Northing 0177652
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
Camberwell and Peckham
Electoral Ward Camberwell Green
Local Authority District Southwark
Region / Government Office Region London
European Electoral Region London
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: London
Local Learning and Skills Council London Central

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E09000028
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: Old EU tech workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Southwark BUASD
Workplace Zone E33035988
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Southwark 017
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Southwark 017A
Output Area / Small Area 3D3