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IntroductionCR4 7AP

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the CR4 7AP postcode area in Croydon.

We've got loads of statistics for CR4 7AP, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsCR4 7AP

What social class do the population of CR4 7AP belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is CR4 7AP in Croydon, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about CR4 7AP from the Census 2011.


  • 24%Children
  • 76%Adults

24% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 4% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in CR47AP male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Bensham Manor.


  • 14%AB
  • 61%C2/C2
  • 24%DE

According to census records, 14% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 44%SINGLE
  • 35%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in CR4 7AP is 44%. Single and 'other' people is 57%.


  • 30%WHITE
  • 72%NON-WHITE

30% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 78%WORKING

12.1% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in CR4 7AP, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

CR4 7AP Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around CR4 7AP, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in CR4 7AP

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

CR4 7AP Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around CR4 7AP reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

CR4 7AP Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area CR47AP. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in CR4 7AP

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the CR4 7AP area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near CR4 7AP

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to CR4 7AP.

Travel around CR4 7AP

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near CR4 7AP

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the CR4 7AP area.

Taxis near CR4 7AP

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near CR4 7AP, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near CR4 7AP

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near CR4 7AP


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around CR4 7AP.

What's on near CR4 7AP

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near CR4 7AP, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near CR4 7AP

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area CR4 7AP.

Hotels near CR4 7AP

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near CR4 7AP, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information CR4 7AP

Local Amenities

Banks near CR4 7AP


Find the nearest bank or building society in CR4 7AP. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near CR4 7AP

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the CR4 7AP postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near CR4 7AP



The nearest schools in the CR4 7AP area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near CR4 7AP

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres CR4 7AP

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in CR4 7AP


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near CR4 7AP.

Emergencies in CR4 7AP

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in CR4 7AP



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around CR4 7AP. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in CR4 7AP

Essential InformationCR4 7AP

CR47AP Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeCR4 7AP
Postal TownCroydon
Ward Name
CountyOuter London
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

CR47AP Postal District

Compass Postal District

CR4 7AP postcode is located in the postal town of Croydon. Croydon postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode CR4 7AP.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Thornton Heath0.3 miles N
Norwood0.7 miles E
Croydon0.9 miles S
South Norwood1.1 miles SE
Lower Norwood1.5 miles N
Norbury1.7 miles NW
Streatham2.1 miles NW
Elmers End2.1 miles E
Camberwell2.3 miles W
Hackbridge2.4 miles W
West Dulwich2.7 miles N
Beckenham2.9 miles E
Mitcham3 miles W
Forest Hill3.3 miles NE
Shirley3.4 miles E
London7 miles N
Glasgow346 miles NW
Edinburgh337 miles NW
Cardiff134 miles W
Liverpool184 miles NW
Southampton66 miles SW
Saint Ives84 miles W

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Surrey Police

Video shows military vehicles heading towards Kingston after 250kg WWII Nazi bomb found

Those living within a 400 metre zone of the bomb have been strongly advised to evacuate

Get Surrey

Tom Curran named in England World Cup squad

Jofra Archer, Tom Curran and Liam Dawson are named in England's World Cup squad, with David Willey and Joe Denly missing out.

BBC News

Prison officers 'ignoring' body-worn video camera rules

Concerns are raised over guards' "reluctance" to record their use of force and response to disorder.

BBC News

Surrey schoolchildren get lessons on how to tackle air pollution

Surrey County Council launched the Schools Air Quality Programme in October 218

Get Surrey

Oxted Chalkpit quarry owners appeal lorry movement conditions designed to ensure school children's safety

Surrey County Council imposed restrictions limiting lorry movements to 112 per day

Get Surrey

Guildford pet shops, catteries and kennels to get star ratings like restaurants

Owners of animals used for performances or horse breeders who hire out their pets will also be rated

Get Surrey

Jasmine Bush death: School did 'everything it could' to support pupil, inquest hears

The 16-year-old died when she was hit by a train at Haslemere railway station in August 2017

Get Surrey

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