Postcode SW16 4TR (Merton)

Map showing SW16 4TR and nearby postcodes

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

SW16 4TR is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.3 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 4TR as Multicultural metropolitans > Challenged Asian terraces > Asian terraces and flats.

The closest road name to SW16 4TR is Avenue Road which is centered 150 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Northborough Road and is 144 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.78 km away at Beddington Lane Tram Stop The closest railway station is Norbury Rail Station, 1.15 km away.

The closest primary school to SW16 4TR (for ages 11 and under) is Harris Primary Academy Merton. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on July 12, 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 nearest takeaway food is available from North Cafe and is 0 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on June 14, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 107.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 16.5 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 90.7% 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 1.9 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 4TR 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 4TR and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Avenue Road 150 m
Middle Way 196 m
Lyndhurst Avenue 201 m
Beckway Road 243 m
Wide Way 267 m
Sunnymead Avenue 317 m
Stanford Way 325 m
Darcy Road 361 m
St Olave's Walk 409 m
Northborough Road 415 m
Manor Way 464 m
Rowan Road 513 m
Abbotts Road 542 m
Manor Road 566 m
Recreation Way 649 m


Information about the postcode SW16 4TR

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 4TR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Harris Primary Academy Merton Outstanding
(July 12, 2017)
307 m
Harris Academy Merton Outstanding
(September 27, 2012)
312 m
William Morris Primary School Good
(February 9, 2017)
497 m
Stanford Primary School 588 m
Norbury Manor Primary School Good
(October 20, 2017)
776 m
The Sherwood School Good
(November 15, 2017)
832 m
Woodmansterne School Good
(May 15, 2019)
952 m
Lonesome Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.14 km
Granton Primary School Outstanding
(July 5, 2017)
1.17 km
St Mark's Church of England Academy Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.36 km
Beecholme Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.43 km
Gonville Academy Good
(March 14, 2017)
1.47 km
The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy Good
(March 30, 2017)
1.52 km
Winterbourne Boys' Academy Good
(March 1, 2017)
1.58 km
Winterbourne Junior Girls' School Good
(November 2, 2017)
1.58 km
Winterbourne Nursery and Infants' School Requires improvement
(December 12, 2019)
1.58 km
Immanuel and St Andrew Church of England Primary School Outstanding
(July 1, 2015)
1.66 km
St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School Good
(March 28, 2017)
1.69 km
Gorringe Park Primary School Good
(November 16, 2017)
1.71 km
Kensington Avenue Primary School 1.74 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

Northborough Road Bus Stop/Station 144 m
Northborough Road Bus Stop/Station 165 m
Northborough Road Bus Stop/Station 195 m
Ivy Gardens Bus Stop/Station 267 m
Ivy Gardens Bus Stop/Station 296 m
Beddington Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.78 km
Beddington Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.78 km
Beddington Lane Tram Stop Metro/Tram 1.78 km
Norbury Rail Station Rail 1.15 km
Mitcham Eastfields Rail Station Rail 1.4 km
Mitcham Eastfields Rail Station Rail 1.4 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 7.62 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 7.63 km
Plantation Wharf Pier Ferry 7.65 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 27.16 km
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal Air 27.32 km
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal Air 27.59 km

Nearby Nature

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

Pollards Hill Hill Or Mountain 545 m
Norwood Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km
Biggin Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Paper Mill Cut Inland Water 2.71 km
Selby Green Woodland Or Forest 3.16 km
Convent Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.16 km
St Alban's Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.22 km
Wilderness Island Woodland Or Forest 3.79 km
Waddon Ponds Inland Water 3.93 km
Elm Grove Woodland Or Forest 4.18 km
South Norwood Lake Inland Water 4.25 km
Westow Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.32 km
Duppas Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.43 km
Dulwich Upper Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.49 km
Greenshaw Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.51 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 70.5 Mbps 107.9 Mbps 460 Mbps
Upload 19 Mbps 16.5 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% 12 1
30-300 Mbps 9.3% 93.6 16.7
300+ Mbps 90.7% 374 36

Gas Consumption

40 meters consuming 496,677 kWh - mean 12,417 kWh : median 10,405 kWh

Electricity Consumption

35 meters consuming 151,869 kWh - mean 4,339 kWh : median 2,688 kWh

Energy usage data for SW16 4TR - Data from 2020


Country England
County Outer London
Latitude 51.40460300
Longitude -0.13502000
OS Easting 529817
OS Northing 0168936
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: Challenged Asian terraces
Subgroup: Asian terraces and flats
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 017B
Output Area / Small Area 4B1