Postcode SE6 2LA (Lewisham)

Map showing SE6 2LA and nearby postcodes

The postcode SE6 2LA is located in Lewisham, in the county of Inner London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. SE6 2LA is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

SE6 2LA is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 3.2 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 SE6 2LA as Ethnicity central > Aspirational techies > Established tech workers.

The closest road name to SE6 2LA is Culverley Road which is centered 36 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Holy Cross School and is 129 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 2.5 km away at Lewisham DLR Station The closest railway station is Catford Bridge Rail Station, 655 m away.

The closest primary school to SE6 2LA (for ages 11 and under) is Rushey Green Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 16, 2016.

The nearest takeaway food is available from Dosa Madras (Madras Special) and is 934 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on January 10, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 95.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 16.5 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 2 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 SE6 2LA 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 SE6 2LA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SE6 2LA, and the approximate distance away.

Culverley Road 36 m
Windsor Mews 119 m
Sangley Road 145 m
Bargery Road 179 m
Engleheart Road 210 m
Gordon Mews 227 m
Penerley Road 239 m
Phoebes Place 253 m
Plassy Road 296 m
Inchmery Road 302 m
Bowness Road 302 m
Jutland Road 321 m
Sportsbank Street 346 m
Laleham Road 538 m
Thornsbeach Road 562 m


Information about the postcode SE6 2LA

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 SE6 2LA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Rushey Green Primary School Good
(November 16, 2016)
0 m
Holy Cross Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(December 9, 2016)
80 m
Education-My Life Matters Requires improvement
(February 27, 2020)
715 m
The Family Learning School Requires improvement
(May 20, 2021)
775 m
Holbeach Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
779 m
The Young Women's Hub Requires improvement
(June 27, 2019)
823 m
St Dunstan's College 890 m
Conisborough College Requires improvement
(May 16, 2018)
1.03 km
Sandhurst Primary School Good
(March 29, 2019)
1.1 km
Athelney Primary School Good
(January 24, 2017)
1.11 km
Torridon Primary School Outstanding
(July 9, 2015)
1.11 km
Rathfern Primary School Outstanding
(September 29, 2021)
1.16 km
Brindishe Green School Outstanding
(October 4, 2011)
1.24 km
Prendergast Ladywell School Good
(February 27, 2019)
1.41 km
St Mary's Lewisham Church of England Primary School Good
(December 8, 2021)
1.42 km
St John Baptist Southend Church of England Primary School Good
(January 29, 2020)
1.59 km
Elfrida Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
1.61 km
St William of York Catholic Primary School Good
(February 6, 2019)
1.62 km
Greenvale School Outstanding
(May 22, 2018)
1.62 km
Gordonbrock Primary School Outstanding
(March 20, 2019)
1.63 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SE6 2LA - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Calabash Day Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 6, 2020
889 m
Eat & Treat Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 27, 2017
889 m
Dosa Madras (Madras Special) Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
January 10, 2019
934 m
Island Kitchen Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
March 11, 2021
934 m
Islands Kitchen Limited Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
March 11, 2021
934 m
Olari Ape Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 13, 2019
934 m
Quela's Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
February 1, 2020
934 m
Cummin' Up Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
January 30, 2020
991 m
DAMASCUS FOOD MARKET Ltd Retailers - other 1
Needs Major Improvement
September 16, 2021
991 m
Eelam Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
October 11, 2019
991 m
HiFive Chicken & Gourmet Catford Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 2, 2021
991 m
Himalaya Tandoori Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
November 6, 2018
991 m
Lewisham Best Kebab Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
February 23, 2019
991 m
M & J Convenience Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 4, 2017
991 m
Master Trade Network Ltd Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
991 m
Shell Lewisham Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 29, 2019
991 m
Subway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 31, 2020
991 m
The Olive Tree Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 1
Needs Major Improvement
April 30, 2019
991 m
The Olive Tree School School/college/university 4
March 25, 2019
991 m
Words of Wisdom Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 23, 2018
991 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SE6 2LA - Data from Apr 2022

Holy Cross School Bus Stop/Station 129 m
Holy Cross School Bus Stop/Station 179 m
Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 313 m
Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 325 m
Plassy Road Bus Stop/Station 335 m
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 2.5 km
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 2.51 km
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 2.55 km
Catford Bridge Rail Station Rail 655 m
Catford Rail Station Rail 737 m
Bellingham Rail Station Rail 1.08 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 4.61 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 4.63 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 4.67 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 33.15 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 33.29 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 33.31 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SE6 2LA - Data from Dec 2021

Stumpshill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.31 km
Ash Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.58 km
Oak of Honor Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.67 km
Honor Oak Woodland Or Forest 2.68 km
Folly Pond Inland Water 3.6 km
Carter's Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.65 km
The Paddock Urban Greenspace 3.8 km
Dulwich Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.03 km
Sydenham Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.08 km
Intermediate Lake Inland Water 4.13 km
Garden Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.13 km
Lower Marvels Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.25 km
Marvels Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.29 km
One Tree Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.37 km
Lower Lake Inland Water 4.41 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for SE6 2LA - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 74.8 Mbps 95.8 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 18.5 Mbps 16.5 Mbps 39 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% 13.5 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 74.1 15.6
300+ Mbps 100% 418.3 37

Gas Consumption

64 meters consuming 820,340 kWh - mean 12,818 kWh : median 9,886 kWh

Electricity Consumption

50 meters consuming 188,561 kWh - mean 3,771 kWh : median 2,508 kWh

Energy usage data for SE6 2LA - Data from 2020


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.44223800
Longitude -0.01619300
OS Easting 537970
OS Northing 0173338
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 Catford South
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 E33035318
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Lewisham 025
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Lewisham 025A
Output Area / Small Area 3D2