Postcode SW16 4AU (Croydon)

Map showing SW16 4AU and nearby postcodes

The postcode SW16 4AU is located in Croydon, in the county of Outer London. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. SW16 4AU is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

SW16 4AU is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 3 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 SW16 4AU as Ethnicity central > Aspirational techies > New EU tech workers.

The closest road name to SW16 4AU is Palmers Road which is centered 106 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Tylecroft Road and is 64 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 2.44 km away at Therapia Lane Tram Stop The closest railway station is Norbury Rail Station, 573 m away.

The closest primary school to SW16 4AU (for ages 11 and under) is Norbury Manor Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on October 20, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Harris Academy Merton. The last OFSTED inspection on September 27, 2012 rated this school as Outstanding

The local pub for residents of SW16 4AU is The Moon Under Water and is 0 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on October 15, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Domino's Pizza and is 71 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on December 2, 2021.

66.7% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for SW16 4AU is covered by the Metropolitan Police police force association and Croydon is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to SW16 4AU and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to SW16 4AU, and the approximate distance away.

Palmers Road 106 m
Sherlock Close 114 m
Beatrice Avenue 226 m
Craignish Avenue 232 m
Semley Place 237 m
Newlands Road 248 m
Bavant Road 249 m
Semley Road 314 m
Kintyre Close 323 m
Hatch Road 324 m
Oakhill Road 338 m
Beech Road 344 m
Norbury Court Road 345 m
Tylecroft Road 354 m
Norbury Crescent 396 m


Information about the postcode SW16 4AU

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 SW16 4AU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Norbury Manor Primary School Good
(October 20, 2017)
566 m
Norbury High School for Girls Good
(March 14, 2017)
779 m
Kensington Avenue Primary School 779 m
Winterbourne Junior Girls' School Good
(November 2, 2017)
1.02 km
Winterbourne Nursery and Infants' School Requires improvement
(December 12, 2019)
1.02 km
Winterbourne Boys' Academy Good
(March 1, 2017)
1.02 km
Stanford Primary School 1.04 km
William Morris Primary School Good
(February 9, 2017)
1.07 km
Harris Academy Merton Outstanding
(September 27, 2012)
1.07 km
St James the Great RC Primary and Nursery School Outstanding
(October 25, 2012)
1.11 km
Woodmansterne School Good
(May 15, 2019)
1.15 km
Harris Primary Academy Merton Outstanding
(July 12, 2017)
1.23 km
CACFO UK Education Centre Requires improvement
(March 13, 2019)
1.26 km
Gonville Academy Good
(March 14, 2017)
1.42 km
Paxton Academy Sports And Science Serious Weaknesses
(November 27, 2019)
1.44 km
St Cyprian's Greek Orthodox Primary Academy Good
(October 16, 2018)
1.5 km
Immanuel and St Andrew Church of England Primary School Outstanding
(July 1, 2015)
1.53 km
Beulah Junior School Good
(October 3, 2018)
1.54 km
Downsview Primary and Nursery School Good
(January 15, 2019)
1.59 km
Granton Primary School Outstanding
(July 5, 2017)
1.61 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from SW16 4AU - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Moon Under Water Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
0 m
The Norbury Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
0 m
Norbury Service Station Retailers - other 3
December 2, 2021
69 m
Best One Retailers - other 3
December 2, 2021
71 m
Cafe Havana Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
February 12, 2020
71 m
Cafe Havana Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
February 12, 2020
71 m
Delight Wedlinka Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
71 m
Diyana Food And Wine Retailers - other 4
February 19, 2020
71 m
Domino's Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
December 2, 2021
71 m
Kebab Plaice Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
71 m
Kings Chicken Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 30, 2022
71 m
Sparks Food And Wine Retailers - other 1
Needs Major Improvement
October 7, 2020
71 m
Abby's Grill Peri Peri Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
November 26, 2020
133 m
Baba Foundation Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 27, 2018
133 m
Corner Shop Retailers - other 4
February 12, 2020
133 m
Plus233 Restaurant, Bar And Grill Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
July 1, 2021
133 m
GrillMaster Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 2
Needs Improvement
November 10, 2021
147 m
Little Rayes Daycare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
169 m
Costa Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 7, 2020
211 m
Cafe Aurora Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
August 3, 2018
220 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to SW16 4AU - Data from Apr 2022

Tylecroft Road Bus Stop/Station 64 m
Tylecroft Road Bus Stop/Station 128 m
Oakhill Road Bus Stop/Station 255 m
Oakhill Road Bus Stop/Station 257 m
St Helen's Road Bus Stop/Station 263 m
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 2.44 km
Therapia Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 2.44 km
Beddington Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 2.44 km
Norbury Rail Station Rail 573 m
Streatham Common Rail Station Rail 1.57 km
Streatham Common Rail Station Rail 1.63 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 7.83 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 7.84 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 7.86 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 27.55 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 27.71 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 27.94 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to SW16 4AU - Data from Dec 2021

Pollards Hill Hill Or Mountain 577 m
Norwood Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.29 km
Biggin Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.35 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.24 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 3.3 km
Westow Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.36 km
Dulwich Upper Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.54 km
Paper Mill Cut Inland Water 3.67 km
Croydon Canal Inland Water 3.89 km
Lower Lake Inland Water 4.03 km
Waddon Ponds Inland Water 4.07 km
Selby Green Woodland Or Forest 4.08 km
St Alban's Grove Woodland Or Forest 4.12 km
Intermediate Lake Inland Water 4.19 km
Knight's Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.26 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for SW16 4AU - Data from Ofcom 2017

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 0%
30-300 Mbps 33.3%
300+ Mbps 66.7%


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.40707700
Longitude -0.12155900
OS Easting 530748
OS Northing 0169235
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
Croydon North
Electoral Ward Norbury & Pollards Hill
Local Authority District Croydon
Region / Government Office Region London
European Electoral Region London
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: London
Local Learning and Skills Council London South

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E09000008
Travel To Work Area London


NHS England Region London
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance North West and South West London
Strategic Health Authority
Sustainability and Transformation
South West London Health and Care Partnership
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS South West London CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Ethnicity central
Group: Aspirational techies
Subgroup: New EU tech workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Croydon BUASD
Workplace Zone E33033094
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Croydon 003
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Croydon 003C
Output Area / Small Area 3D1