Postcode SE8 3AU (Lewisham)

Map showing SE8 3AU and nearby postcodes

The postcode SE8 3AU is located in Lewisham, in the county of Inner London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. SE8 3AU is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

SE8 3AU is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.9 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 3AU as Ethnicity central > Aspirational techies > Established tech workers.

The closest road name to SE8 3AU is Longshore which is centered 48 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Windlass Place and is 106 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.26 km away at Mudchute DLR Station The closest railway station is Surrey Quays Rail Station, 1.11 km away.

The closest primary school to SE8 3AU (for ages 11 and under) is Deptford Park Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on July 4, 2017.

The local pub for residents of SE8 3AU is Moby dick and is 750 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on November 8, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Fortune chinese restaurant and is 769 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on October 22, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 106.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.4 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 0.2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Longshore 48 m
Jodane Street 73 m
George Beard Road 123 m
Tarriff Crescent 135 m
Barfleur Lane 142 m
Foreshore 166 m
Bowditch 182 m
Deptford Wharf 183 m
Windlass Place 198 m
B206 211 m
Kempthorne Road 213 m
Capstan Road 219 m
Carteret Way 223 m
Enterprize Way 225 m
Millard Road 248 m


Information about the postcode SE8 3AU

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 SE8 3AU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Deptford Park Primary School Good
(July 4, 2017)
425 m
St Edmund's Catholic School Good
(September 27, 2017)
634 m
Marathon Science School Good
(January 17, 2019)
636 m
Arnhem Wharf Primary School Good
(December 12, 2017)
711 m
Sir Francis Drake Primary School Good
(January 13, 2022)
753 m
Harbinger Primary School Requires improvement
(November 7, 2019)
890 m
Grinling Gibbons Primary School Good
(May 17, 2017)
1.04 km
Seven Mills Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
1.11 km
Kings Kids Christian School Good
(November 15, 2018)
1.13 km
Rotherhithe Primary School Good
(June 20, 2018)
1.19 km
Cavendish School Outstanding
(May 3, 2018)
1.26 km
St John's Roman Catholic Primary School Good
(October 30, 2019)
1.27 km
Alfred Salter Primary School Good
(February 6, 2019)
1.28 km
Redriff Primary School 1.32 km
Canary Wharf College, East Ferry Outstanding
(July 4, 2013)
1.34 km
Canary Wharf College 3 Good
(March 20, 2019)
1.34 km
Deptford Green School Requires improvement
(October 10, 2018)
1.35 km
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
1.41 km
River House Montessori School Good
(May 3, 2018)
1.47 km
Bacon's College 1.5 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Plough Way Deli Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 19, 2020
386 m
Plough Way Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 26, 2018
427 m
Beetaly Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 18, 2020
565 m
Surrey docks watersports centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
604 m
The rj4all rotherhithe community centre Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 28, 2021
705 m
Janan news Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
750 m
Moby dick Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 8, 2021
750 m
Vintage wines & spirits Retailers - other Exempt
December 5, 2017
750 m
Ship & whale public house Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 11, 2018
752 m
Big bowls Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 12, 2018
769 m
Fortune chinese restaurant Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
October 22, 2018
769 m
Le vines Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 6, 2018
769 m
Shimla pinks Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
May 18, 2021
769 m
Babzen meze turkish restaurant Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
May 10, 2021
778 m
Bellucci Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 8, 2022
778 m
La casa del caffe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
September 7, 2021
778 m
Passage to india Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
January 19, 2021
778 m
Pizza hut Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
778 m
Plough way supermarket Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 8, 2019
778 m
Stacked burgers ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 18, 2018
849 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Windlass Place Bus Stop/Station 106 m
Windlass Place Bus Stop/Station 114 m
Riverside Youth Club Bus Stop/Station 193 m
Riverside Youth Club Bus Stop/Station 195 m
Grove Street Plough Way Bus Stop/Station 235 m
Mudchute DLR Station Metro/Tram 1.26 km
Mudchute DLR Station Metro/Tram 1.27 km
Mudchute DLR Station Metro/Tram 1.28 km
Surrey Quays Rail Station Rail 1.11 km
Surrey Quays Rail Station Rail 1.12 km
Deptford Rail Station Rail 1.34 km
Greenland Surrey Quays Pier Ferry 491 m
Greenland Surrey Quays Pier Ferry 495 m
Greenland Surrey Quays Pier Ferry 501 m
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 37.89 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 38.04 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 38.14 km

Nearby Nature

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

South Dock Inland Water 421 m
Steelyard Cut Inland Water 511 m
Surrey Commercial Docks Inland Water 630 m
Greenland Dock Inland Water 677 m
Norway Dock Inland Water 774 m
Russia Dock Woodland Woodland Or Forest 987 m
Millwall Outer Dock Inland Water 1.17 km
Redriff Wetland 1.2 km
Canada Water Inland Water 1.31 km
Stave Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.32 km
Millwall Inner Dock Inland Water 1.43 km
South Dock Inland Water 1.63 km
Cuckold's Point Wetland 1.68 km
MIddle Dock Inland Water 1.68 km
Surrey Water Inland Water 1.68 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for SE8 3AU - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 77.7 Mbps 106.6 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 13.4 Mbps 39 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 5 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 83.9 14.9
300+ Mbps 100% 593 39

Gas Consumption

5 meters consuming 2,454 kWh - mean 491 kWh : median 523 kWh

Electricity Consumption

20 meters consuming 38,062 kWh - mean 1,903 kWh : median 1,568 kWh

Energy usage data for SE8 3AU - Data from 2020


Country England
County Inner London
Latitude 51.49026900
Longitude -0.03283500
OS Easting 536670
OS Northing 0178648
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 E33035223
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Lewisham 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Lewisham 001D
Output Area / Small Area 3D2