Postcode SW16 4HN (Merton)

Map showing SW16 4HN and nearby postcodes

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

SW16 4HN is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 3.8 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 4HN as Multicultural metropolitans > Asian traits > Achieving minorities.

The closest road name to SW16 4HN is Middle Way which is centered 51 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Longthornton Road and is 89 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.95 km away at Beddington Lane Tram Stop The closest railway station is Norbury Rail Station, 1.11 km away.

The closest primary school to SW16 4HN (for ages 11 and under) is Stanford Primary School. 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 nearest takeaway food is available from North Cafe and is 246 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on June 14, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 91.2 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13 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 2.4 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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


Nearby Postcodes

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

Nearby Roads

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

Middle Way 51 m
Beckway Road 64 m
Stanford Way 82 m
Middle Road 121 m
Avenue Road 144 m
Lyndhurst Avenue 175 m
St Olave's Walk 193 m
Jack Dimmer Close 219 m
Rosemead Avenue 224 m
Lymington Close 248 m
Cairns Place 260 m
Church Walk 268 m
Hemlock Close 270 m
Burley Close 275 m
Longthornton Road 288 m


Information about the postcode SW16 4HN

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 4HN - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Stanford Primary School 379 m
Harris Primary Academy Merton Outstanding
(July 12, 2017)
466 m
Harris Academy Merton Outstanding
(September 27, 2012)
546 m
Norbury Manor Primary School Good
(October 20, 2017)
726 m
William Morris Primary School Good
(February 9, 2017)
740 m
Woodmansterne School Good
(May 15, 2019)
752 m
Granton Primary School Outstanding
(July 5, 2017)
922 m
Lonesome Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
926 m
The Sherwood School Good
(November 15, 2017)
969 m
Beecholme Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.2 km
St Mark's Church of England Academy Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.22 km
Immanuel and St Andrew Church of England Primary School Outstanding
(July 1, 2015)
1.48 km
Gorringe Park Primary School Good
(November 16, 2017)
1.51 km
St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School Good
(March 28, 2017)
1.58 km
St Mark's Primary School Good
(June 25, 2019)
1.65 km
Jus'T'Learn Good
(July 4, 2019)
1.7 km
Gonville Academy Good
(March 14, 2017)
1.71 km
Goldfinch Primary School 1.73 km
The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy Good
(March 30, 2017)
1.76 km
Winterbourne Boys' Academy Good
(March 1, 2017)
1.79 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Eltandia Hall Care Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 23, 2019
0 m
La Finca Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
196 m
Eagle Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
March 30, 2015
246 m
Jerk Place Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
246 m
North Cafe Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 14, 2018
246 m
Northborough News Ltd Retailers - other 4
April 15, 2021
246 m
Post Office Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 15, 2020
246 m
Save Express Retailers - other 4
November 15, 2021
246 m
St Olaves Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 3
February 5, 2019
282 m
Cater Link at Stanford Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 27, 2018
379 m
Caffe Paradiso Manufacturers/packers Exempt
May 7, 2021
395 m
Chango Distributors/Transporters 4
April 24, 2019
395 m
Getir Distributors/Transporters Awaiting Inspection
395 m
Jiffy Grocery Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
395 m
Wheelers Newsagents Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
February 18, 2021
480 m
31 Rowan Road Distributors/Transporters Exempt
491 m
Dan Grill Express Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 5, 2021
491 m
Fornos Delicatessen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
May 2, 2019
491 m
Metros Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
November 13, 2021
491 m
Shell Rowan Road Retailers - other 4
January 23, 2019
491 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Longthornton Road Bus Stop/Station 89 m
Longthornton Road Bus Stop/Station 135 m
St Olaves Walk Bus Stop/Station 140 m
Rosemead Avenue Streatham Vale Bus Stop/Station 167 m
Northborough Road Bus Stop/Station 245 m
Beddington Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.95 km
Beddington Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.96 km
Beddington Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.96 km
Norbury Rail Station Rail 1.11 km
Mitcham Eastfields Rail Station Rail 1.22 km
Mitcham Eastfields Rail Station Rail 1.25 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 7.38 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 7.39 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 7.4 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 27.36 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 27.52 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 27.79 km

Nearby Nature

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

Pollards Hill Hill Or Mountain 739 m
Norwood Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.98 km
Biggin Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Paper Mill Cut Inland Water 2.72 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.16 km
Selby Green Woodland Or Forest 3.2 km
St Alban's Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.28 km
Wilderness Island Woodland Or Forest 3.94 km
Waddon Ponds Inland Water 4.17 km
Elm Grove Woodland Or Forest 4.34 km
Westow Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.36 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 4.37 km
Dulwich Upper Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.5 km
Greenshaw Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.54 km
Duppas Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.67 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 41.4 Mbps 91.2 Mbps 331 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 13 Mbps 36 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% 18.5 4
30-300 Mbps 0% 72.6 11.5
300+ Mbps 100% 331 36

Gas Consumption

27 meters consuming 427,052 kWh - mean 15,817 kWh : median 14,426 kWh

Electricity Consumption

24 meters consuming 110,836 kWh - mean 4,618 kWh : median 3,869 kWh

Energy usage data for SW16 4HN - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.40650300
Longitude -0.13685200
OS Easting 529686
OS Northing 0169144
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
Mitcham and Morden
Electoral Ward Longthornton
Local Authority District Merton
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 E09000024
Travel To Work Area London


NHS England Region London
Primary Care Trust
Sutton and Merton
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: Multicultural metropolitans
Group: Asian traits
Subgroup: Achieving minorities
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Merton BUASD
Workplace Zone E33035442
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Merton 017
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Merton 017C
Output Area / Small Area 4C1