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Croydon (CR0)

The CR0 postcode area is located in the Croydon postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 2750 individual postcodes.

There are 36 electoral wards in the CR0 postcode area, including Caterham, Coulsdon, Croydon, Kenley, Mitcham, Purley, South Croydon, Thornton Heath, Warlingham, Whyteleafe which come under the local authority of the Croydon Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 21% of people in CR0 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of CR0 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

CR0 is a postcode district located in the Croydon area of London. The postcode district covers a large part of south and east Croydon, extending from Selhurst in the north to Coulsdon in the south. It also includes Waddon, part of Thornton Heath and parts of Shirley and Addiscombe. It also covers businesses at the Purley Way Retail Park.

CR0 is also home to some of the best attractions in London, including the gorgeous Croham Hurst Woods, an ancient 6acre wood, and Croydon Airport, one of the oldest airports in the world. There is also the South Norwood Country Park, with its lake and exciting activities to take part in.

CR0 is a popular shopping and leisure centre, with the Whitgift Centre, possibly the largest shopping centre in South London, and Centrale, the other shopping centre in the postcode district, where you can find a wide array of different stores, restaurants and cafes. Moreover, Croydon has some of the best entertainment venues in the city, including The Grand Theatre, an Edwardian palace of entertainment, and the Fairfield Halls, featuring modern arts and theatre facilities.

The area is also home to some of the most stunning views in London. Crystal Palace Park in the north of the postcode district has breathtaking views of the city skyline and the nearby Crystal Palace transmission tower. In terms of education, CRO has a range of primary and secondary schools, including the highly rated Addington High School, performing arts school Quest Academy, and Archbishop Tenison's, an independent Catholic school.

The postcode district is well-connected to the rest of London, featuring three train stations, East Croydon, South Croydon and Waddon, as well as two Tramlink stops along the line from Wimbledon to Beckenham. The area is also served by a number of buses, including the X26 bus from Heathrow Airport to Purley.

CR0 is a vibrant area with plenty of things to see and do. With its mix of historical attractions, shopping centres, parks, entertainment venues, and schools, CRO is a great place to live.

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  • 83%WORKING

17% of people in CR0 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 21%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 25%DE

According to census records, 21% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 49%WHITE
  • 51%NON-WHITE

49% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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CR0Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

CR0 is located in the county of Greater London, in England.

Greater London has a total population of 8,778,500, making it the 1st largest county in the UK.

Greater London has a total area of 606 square miles, and a population density of 5594 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCR0
Postal TownCroydon
MSOA NameCroydon 036
LSOA NameCroydon 036B
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthorityCroydon
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

CR0 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CR0, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Broad Green
Coney Hall
Eden Park
Elmers End
Monks Orchard
New Addington
Park Langley
Russell Hill
South Beddington
South Croydon
South Norwood
Spring Park
Thornton Heath
Upper Elmers End
Upper Shirley
Wandle Park
West Wickham
Woodcote Green
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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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CM, Croydon

Friday, April 12, 2024

Am living here like 5 year's. Is good area. Everyone likes your family

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