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Sutton (SM1)

The SM1 postcode area is located in the Sutton postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 1443 individual postcodes.

There are 6 electoral wards in the SM1 postcode area, including Banstead, Carshalton, Morden, Sutton, Wallington which come under the local authority of the Sutton Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 25% of people in SM1 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 SM1 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

SM1 is a postcode in the south-western Sutton district of Greater London, England. It covers the areas of Carshalton, Rosehill, Belmont, and Sutton Common.

Carshalton is a traditional village with suburban development. It is home to the tranquil and natural Honeywood Museum, and the beautiful Carshalton Park. The High Street is full of historic pubs, cafes, bars and independent delis.

Rosehill is one of the oldest and most settled parts of the SM1 area, with many of the roads in the area retaining their original Victorian terraced homes. There are a number of churches in the area, including St Mary's and Emmanuel churches.

Belmont is a popular residential area with an established mix of housing options. It is home to a number of reputable schools, as well as the local leisure centre, shops, churches and other amenities.

Sutton Common is the largest area of the SM1 postcode. It has a wide range of housing options from modern estate homes to period properties and the area is rich in green open spaces, parkland and woodland. The park has a beautiful lake that is home to many different wildlife species.

The area is well connected with numerous public transport links including bus, rail and the London Underground network. The districts iconic wandle park river is great for leisurely walks.

The borough of Sutton is a vibrant borough with lots to explore. The market town of Sutton offers a wide selection of high street shops and independent retailers, as well as a beautiful selection of parks, museums, galleries and riverside views. It is conveniently close to Croydon and London, making it a popular residential and commuter destination.

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  • 88%WORKING

12% of people in SM1 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 25%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 18%DE

According to census records, 25% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 69%WHITE
  • 31%NON-WHITE

69% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

SM1Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

SM1 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 CodeSM1
Postal TownSutton
MSOA NameSutton 012
LSOA NameSutton 012D
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthoritySutton
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

SM1 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SM1, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

North Cheam
Rose Hill
St Helier
The Wrythe
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