Postcode SE5 0AW (Southwark)

Map showing SE5 0AW and nearby postcodes

The postcode SE5 0AW is located in Southwark, in the county of Inner London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. SE5 0AW is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

SE5 0AW is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 0.7 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 0AW as Ethnicity central > Endeavouring ethnic mix > Striving service workers.

The closest road name to SE5 0AW is Albany Road which is centered 72 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Albany Road Wells Way and is 89 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.5 km away at Kennington Underground Station The closest railway station is Elephant & Castle Rail Station, 1.4 km away.

The closest primary school to SE5 0AW (for ages 11 and under) is Michael Faraday School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on September 25, 2018. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Ark Walworth Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on January 31, 2018 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of SE5 0AW is The hour glass and is 171 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on October 21, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from Meng's 2 well cooked and is 332 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on October 15, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 65.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.9 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 0.1 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 SE5 0AW 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 0AW and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Albany Road 72 m
B214 72 m
Chumleigh Street 73 m
Beaconsfield Road 124 m
Hopwood Road 229 m
Inville Road 246 m
Haywood Street 252 m
Villa Street 256 m
Thurlow Street 263 m
Thurlow Walk 292 m
Bagshot Street 315 m
Portland Street 381 m
Merrow Street 402 m
Smyrk's Road 410 m
Kinglake Street 415 m


Information about the postcode SE5 0AW

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 SE5 0AW - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Michael Faraday School Good
(September 25, 2018)
274 m
Ark Walworth Academy Good
(January 31, 2018)
426 m
Surrey Square Primary School 443 m
South Bank University Academy Good
(May 10, 2017)
475 m
Cobourg Primary School Requires improvement
(March 14, 2018)
523 m
English Martyrs' Roman Catholic Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
585 m
St Peter's Church of England Primary School Good
(July 11, 2017)
630 m
St George's Church of England Primary School Good
(May 2, 2018)
669 m
Angel Oak Academy Outstanding
(October 12, 2017)
691 m
Tuke School Outstanding
(July 14, 2021)
702 m
Spa School Camberwell 727 m
Robert Browning Primary School Good
(September 29, 2021)
797 m
Townsend Primary School Good
(June 5, 2019)
857 m
Brunswick Park Primary School Good
(April 25, 2019)
910 m
St Paul's Church of England Primary School 1.03 km
John Ruskin Primary School and Language Classes Outstanding
(January 28, 2009)
1.05 km
Victory Primary School Good
(March 20, 2018)
1.07 km
St Saviour's and St Olave's Church of England School Outstanding
(February 26, 2009)
1.11 km
Haymerle School Good
(December 8, 2021)
1.17 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
The hour glass Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 21, 2020
171 m
Iss facility services education School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 2, 2021
274 m
Grove food & wine Retailers - other 4
August 10, 2020
313 m
Amigos restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 23, 2022
332 m
Dambuk Retailers - other 4
March 15, 2022
332 m
Meng's 2 well cooked Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 15, 2020
332 m
Shanghai suprise Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 25, 2020
332 m
Kinglake fried chicken Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
February 22, 2022
338 m
Londis Retailers - other 4
February 23, 2022
338 m
Merrow stores Retailers - other 4
September 1, 2020
382 m
Taplow pharmacy Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 7, 2018
416 m
Surrey square primary school School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 15, 2021
443 m
Topmark after school club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 15, 2018
443 m
Aylesbury early years centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 13, 2020
460 m
Chris convenient store Retailers - other 3
February 16, 2021
460 m
Star one supermarket Retailers - other 3
May 20, 2019
462 m
Jpl catering ltd School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 9, 2018
475 m
The grove children & family centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 3, 2020
510 m
Angel breakfast & after school club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 18, 2019
532 m
Southwark foodbank Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
December 8, 2020
532 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Albany Road Wells Way Bus Stop/Station 89 m
Albany Road Wells Way Bus Stop/Station 101 m
Alsace Road Bus Stop/Station 244 m
Alsace Road Bus Stop/Station 269 m
St George's Way Burgess Park Bus Stop/Station 296 m
Kennington Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.5 km
Kennington Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.53 km
Kennington Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.53 km
Elephant & Castle Rail Station Rail 1.4 km
Denmark Hill Rail Station Rail 1.89 km
Peckham Rye Rail Station Rail 1.95 km
London Bridge City Pier Ferry 2.41 km
London Bridge City Pier Ferry 2.42 km
London Bridge City Pier Ferry 2.45 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 36.51 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 36.66 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 36.85 km

Nearby Nature

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

Holly Grove Shrubbery Woodland Or Forest 1.87 km
St Katharine Docks Basin Inland Water 2.6 km
West Dock Inland Water 2.65 km
East Dock Inland Water 2.69 km
Canada Water Inland Water 2.86 km
Green Dale Fields Urban Greenspace 2.87 km
Greenland Dock Inland Water 3.3 km
Surrey Water Inland Water 3.31 km
Thames Link Inland Water 3.32 km
Shadwell Old Basin Inland Water 3.42 km
Surrey Commercial Docks Inland Water 3.43 km
Russia Dock Woodland Woodland Or Forest 3.45 km
Norway Dock Inland Water 3.5 km
Steelyard Cut Inland Water 3.51 km
South Dock Inland Water 3.52 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 67.2 Mbps 65.9 Mbps 205 Mbps
Upload 17.2 Mbps 13.9 Mbps 21 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 10 7
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 14.7 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 79.9 16.9
300+ Mbps 100% - -

Gas Consumption

17 meters consuming 16,475 kWh - mean 969 kWh : median 889 kWh

Electricity Consumption

29 meters consuming 95,378 kWh - mean 3,289 kWh : median 3,277 kWh

Energy usage data for SE5 0AW - Data from 2020


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.48486500
Longitude -0.08447300
OS Easting 533101
OS Northing 0177952
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 Faraday
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: Endeavouring ethnic mix
Subgroup: Striving service workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Southwark BUASD
Workplace Zone E33035978
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Southwark 015
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Southwark 015C
Output Area / Small Area 3B1