Postcode SE8 3AR (Lewisham) Terminated September 2006

Map showing SE8 3AR and nearby postcodes

The postcode SE8 3AR is located in Lewisham, in the county of Inner London. It was introduced in June 1999 and terminated in September 2006.SE8 3AR is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

SE8 3AR is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.5 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 SE8 3AR as Ethnicity central > Aspirational techies > Established tech workers.

The closest road name to SE8 3AR is Lamerton Street which is centered 26 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Deptford High Street and is 41 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 745 m away at Greenwich DLR Station The closest railway station is Deptford Rail Station, 244 m away.

The closest primary school to SE8 3AR (for ages 11 and under) is Grinling Gibbons Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on May 17, 2017.

The local pub for residents of SE8 3AR is The Little Crown and is 670 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on October 13, 2017. The nearest takeaway food is available from Mowley and is 670 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Needs Improvement on September 8, 2020.

Policing for SE8 3AR 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 SE8 3AR and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SE8 3AR, and the approximate distance away.

Lamerton Street 26 m
Armada Street 57 m
Albury Street 65 m
Brig Mews 87 m
Grinling Place 103 m
Mcmillan Street 106 m
Hyde Street 114 m
Mary Ann Gardens 130 m
Carrick Mews 149 m
New King Street 155 m
Hamilton Street 176 m
Ffinch Street 201 m
Beech Close 203 m
Frigate Mews 203 m
Coffey Street 229 m


Information about the postcode SE8 3AR

Introduction June 1999
Termination September 2006
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from SE8 3AR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Grinling Gibbons Primary School Good
(May 17, 2017)
283 m
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
285 m
Tidemill Academy 435 m
Addey and Stanhope School Good
(April 27, 2018)
708 m
Deptford Green School Requires improvement
(October 10, 2018)
780 m
Kings Kids Christian School Good
(November 15, 2018)
867 m
St Alfege with St Peter's Church of England Primary School Good
(December 1, 2021)
904 m
Childeric Primary School 977 m
Harbinger Primary School Requires improvement
(November 7, 2019)
979 m
Lucas Vale Primary School Requires improvement
(March 13, 2019)
1.07 km
Deptford Park Primary School Good
(July 4, 2017)
1.18 km
Myatt Garden Primary School Good
(September 26, 2018)
1.19 km
St James's Hatcham Church of England Primary School Good
(July 4, 2017)
1.2 km
Canary Wharf College, East Ferry Outstanding
(July 4, 2013)
1.22 km
St Edmund's Catholic School Good
(September 27, 2017)
1.22 km
St Stephen's CofE Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
1.23 km
James Wolfe Primary School and Centre for the Deaf Good
(March 8, 2018)
1.26 km
Ashmead Primary School Good
(July 4, 2017)
1.28 km
Sir Francis Drake Primary School Good
(January 13, 2022)
1.31 km
Morden Mount Primary School Good
(May 22, 2018)
1.45 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SE8 3AR - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
CHICKPEA Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 2, 2019
663 m
Nass Falafel Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 1
Needs Major Improvement
August 6, 2021
663 m
Costa Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 19, 2020
666 m
Embas Express Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 4
May 15, 2019
670 m
Jenny's CAFE & Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 1
Needs Major Improvement
September 29, 2020
670 m
Mowley Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
September 8, 2020
670 m
Off Licence Supermarket Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
May 4, 2018
670 m
The Little Crown Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 13, 2017
670 m
Bennyscuisine and catering services Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 22, 2021
671 m
Daily Bread Charity Kitchen Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
671 m
Flavor Boxed Other catering premises 5
Very Good
May 29, 2021
671 m
GCDA Other catering premises 5
Very Good
August 10, 2021
671 m
Mikos Gyros Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
671 m
Moo Mang Mee Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 6, 2021
671 m
The Old Joinery Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 3, 2020
671 m
Waffle Sidechick Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 12, 2022
671 m
Fresh Crepes Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 10, 2020
675 m
Premier Inn Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
December 12, 2021
700 m
Zippys Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 24, 2021
700 m
New Cross Kiosk Newsagent Retailers - other Exempt
October 12, 2017
701 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SE8 3AR - Data from Apr 2022

Deptford High Street Bus Stop/Station 41 m
Deptford High Street Bus Stop/Station 158 m
Creek Road Bus Stop/Station 197 m
Sayes Court Bus Stop/Station 209 m
Deptford Church Street Creek Road Bus Stop/Station 221 m
Greenwich DLR Station Metro/Tram 745 m
Greenwich DLR Station Metro/Tram 764 m
Deptford Bridge DLR Station Metro/Tram 781 m
Deptford Rail Station Rail 244 m
New Cross Rail Station Rail 695 m
Greenwich Rail Station Rail 779 m
Masthouse Terrace Pier Ferry 732 m
Masthouse Terrace Pier Ferry 734 m
Masthouse Terrace Pier Ferry 745 m
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 37.06 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 37.21 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 37.29 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SE8 3AR - Data from Dec 2021

South Dock Inland Water 1.55 km
Millwall Outer Dock Inland Water 1.58 km
Steelyard Cut Inland Water 1.64 km
Surrey Commercial Docks Inland Water 1.76 km
Greenland Dock Inland Water 1.79 km
Saunders Ness Wetland 1.9 km
Norway Dock Inland Water 1.9 km
One Tree Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.94 km
Millwall Inner Dock Inland Water 1.99 km
Russia Dock Woodland Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Folly Pond Inland Water 2.18 km
Redriff Wetland 2.26 km
The Paddock Urban Greenspace 2.28 km
South Dock Inland Water 2.35 km
Canada Water Inland Water 2.36 km


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.48119100
Longitude -0.02556400
OS Easting 537202
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
Lewisham, Deptford
Electoral Ward Evelyn
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 E33035228
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Lewisham 002
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Lewisham 002E
Output Area / Small Area 3D2