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Sutton (SM5)

The SM5 postcode area is located in the Sutton postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 987 individual postcodes.

There are 10 electoral wards in the SM5 postcode area, including Banstead, Carshalton, Morden, Sutton, Wallington which come under the local authority of the Sutton Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 23% of people in SM5 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 SM5 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The SM5 postcode is a suburban postcode in the Greater London borough of Sutton. It covers several small residential areas, mainly Carshalton, Rose Hill, Hackbridge, Beddington Corner, and parts of Roundshaw and Carshalton Village.

Carshalton is a village with its own high-street offering shops, cafes, and other amenities including plenty of green space, parks, and woodland walks. Sitting alongside the River Wandle, Carshalton benefits from free activities at the pond and historic Honeywood Museum.

Rose Hill is renowned for its quiet residential streets and vibrant green spaces. It hosts a popular farmers market, which has become a popular local attraction. It also houses an animal rescue centre.

Hackbridge is an area of Sutton that has been transformed since the 1990s into a thriving cultural centre. It boasts several vibrant retail areas including the Hackbridge Centre, Hackbridge Library, and local cafes and restaurants. Hackbridge also hosts a range of leisure and entertainment venues including a multiplex cinema, leisure centre, and Hackbridge railway station.

Beddington Corner is known for its range of parks, open spaces, and lakes - and its array of shops, pubs, and cafes. St Philip's church, which dates back to the 12th century, also stands in Beddington Corner.

The Roundshaw area is located in the heart of the SM5 postcode and is known for its luxury residential development, which offers a range of features including an outdoor swimming pool, gym, restaurant, and playground.

The historic Carshalton Village lies on the eastern end of the SM5 postcode and is a centre for the arts with an award-winning theatre. Carshalton Tower stands at the centre of the village and is host to several arts and music events throughout the year.

Sutton is home to many shops, restaurants, bars, pubs and clubs, making it a vibrant place to live. With fantastic transport links and a range of leisure facilities, the SM5 postcode is a great place to call home.

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  • 88%WORKING

12% of people in SM5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 23%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

According to census records, 23% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 74%WHITE
  • 26%NON-WHITE

74% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

SM5Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

SM5 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 CodeSM5
Postal TownSutton
MSOA NameSutton 002
LSOA NameSutton 002D
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthoritySutton
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

SM5 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SM5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Beddington Corner
Carshalton Beeches
Carshalton on the Hill
Little Woodcote
Rose Hill
St Helier
The Wrythe
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