Postcode SE6 2LD (Lewisham)

Map showing SE6 2LD and nearby postcodes

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

SE6 2LD 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 2LD as Ethnicity central > Aspirational techies > Established tech workers.

The closest road name to SE6 2LD is Culverley Road which is centered 89 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Holy Cross School and is 112 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 2.44 km away at Lewisham DLR Station The closest railway station is Catford Bridge Rail Station, 591 m away.

The closest primary school to SE6 2LD (for ages 11 and under) is Holy Cross Catholic Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on December 9, 2016.

The nearest takeaway food is available from Dosa Madras (Madras Special) and is 870 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on January 10, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 120 Mbps and an average upload speed of 16.5 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 85.9% 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 2.9 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 2LD 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 2LD and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Culverley Road 89 m
Windsor Mews 146 m
Sangley Road 151 m
Gordon Mews 166 m
Engleheart Road 196 m
Plassy Road 219 m
Bowness Road 239 m
Bargery Road 254 m
Phoebes Place 255 m
Jutland Road 279 m
Penerley Road 316 m
Sportsbank Street 354 m
Inchmery Road 382 m
Canadian Avenue 396 m
Catford Broadway 415 m


Information about the postcode SE6 2LD

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 2LD - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Holy Cross Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(December 9, 2016)
0 m
Rushey Green Primary School Good
(November 16, 2016)
80 m
Education-My Life Matters Requires improvement
(February 27, 2020)
657 m
Holbeach Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
699 m
The Family Learning School Requires improvement
(May 20, 2021)
707 m
St Dunstan's College 835 m
The Young Women's Hub Requires improvement
(June 27, 2019)
845 m
Conisborough College Requires improvement
(May 16, 2018)
1.11 km
Rathfern Primary School Outstanding
(September 29, 2021)
1.14 km
Sandhurst Primary School Good
(March 29, 2019)
1.14 km
Athelney Primary School Good
(January 24, 2017)
1.14 km
Torridon Primary School Outstanding
(July 9, 2015)
1.19 km
Brindishe Green School Outstanding
(October 4, 2011)
1.22 km
Prendergast Ladywell School Good
(February 27, 2019)
1.33 km
St Mary's Lewisham Church of England Primary School Good
(December 8, 2021)
1.36 km
Gordonbrock Primary School Outstanding
(March 20, 2019)
1.55 km
St William of York Catholic Primary School Good
(February 6, 2019)
1.56 km
Brindishe Manor School Outstanding
(September 19, 2013)
1.65 km
Elfrida Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
1.66 km
St John Baptist Southend Church of England Primary School Good
(January 29, 2020)
1.67 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

Holy Cross School Bus Stop/Station 112 m
Holy Cross School Bus Stop/Station 207 m
Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 249 m
Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 255 m
Plassy Road Bus Stop/Station 261 m
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 2.44 km
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 2.44 km
Lewisham DLR Station Metro/Tram 2.49 km
Catford Bridge Rail Station Rail 591 m
Catford Rail Station Rail 677 m
Bellingham Rail Station Rail 1.14 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 4.55 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 4.56 km
Greenwich Pier Ferry 4.61 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 33.19 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 33.34 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 33.36 km

Nearby Nature

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

Stumpshill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.37 km
Oak of Honor Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.61 km
Honor Oak Woodland Or Forest 2.61 km
Ash Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.66 km
Folly Pond Inland Water 3.56 km
Carter's Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.7 km
The Paddock Urban Greenspace 3.76 km
Dulwich Wood Woodland Or Forest 4 km
Sydenham Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.06 km
Intermediate Lake Inland Water 4.12 km
Garden Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.21 km
Lower Marvels Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.31 km
One Tree Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.32 km
Marvels Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.36 km
Lower Lake Inland Water 4.42 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 76.5 Mbps 120 Mbps 1096 Mbps
Upload 19.5 Mbps 16.5 Mbps 49 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% 19.7 2.7
30-300 Mbps 14.1% 84.3 15.8
300+ Mbps 85.9% 562.2 39.2

Gas Consumption

75 meters consuming 1,416,513 kWh - mean 18,887 kWh : median 14,204 kWh

Electricity Consumption

70 meters consuming 260,172 kWh - mean 3,717 kWh : median 2,695 kWh

Energy usage data for SE6 2LD - Data from 2020


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.44284200
Longitude -0.01682900
OS Easting 537924
OS Northing 0173404
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