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Sutton (SM7)

The SM7 postcode area is located in the Sutton postcode town region, within the county of Surrey, and contains a total of 665 individual postcodes.

There are 5 electoral wards in the SM7 postcode area, including Banstead, Carshalton, Morden, Sutton, Wallington which come under the local authority of the Reigate and Banstead Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 35% of people in SM7 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 SM7 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

The SM7 postcode area covers the town of Banstead in the borough of Reigate and Banstead in the county of Surrey, England. The area also includes portions of the hamlets of Nork and Tattenham Corner. It is bordered by the postcode areas SM6 (Carshalton) to the west, RH2 (Reigate) to the north east, KT20 (Tattenham Corner) to the south and CR2 (Waddon) to the south east.

Banstead is an attractive, leafy suburb of London, known for its fine Georgian and Edwardian architecture. It has a good selection of local shops, pubs and restaurants. It is home to the Banstead Downs, a former heathland of the Banstead Reformatory, now serving as Banstead Downs Nature Reserve, open to the public. Other parks and open spaces include Coulsdon Common, a large heathland site; Banstead Wood, a wooded valley; and Banstead Village Green, a free village green.

Education in the area is well-regarded. There are three primary schools: Woodmansterne Primary School, Chaldon Primary School and Manor Park Primary School. Banstead Community School serves 11 to 18 year olds and offers a good range of subjects. Banstead has a range of cultural activities, including the Banstead Arts Festival, which takes place annually in July.

Transport to the area is excellent; trains from Banstead station run to London Bridge and Victoria Station, while Banstead downs station connects to the Tattenham Corner railway lines to Epsom and London Bridge. Nearby airports include Gatwick and London City Airport. The M25 and A217 both pass close by. Bus routes run across the postcode area and across London.

The local area of Banstead offers excellent health care, including a private hospital, Banstead Manor Hospital. A full range of leisure activities is available, with the Banstead Recreation Ground hosting sports activities and the nearby Banstead Lakes offering fishing and rowing.

The area is also home to a good selection of popular pubs and restaurants, and many other places of entertainment, such as theatres, cinemas and concert venues. Banstead Village High Street is home to many specialist shops and independent businesses. Banstead is a cosmopolitan place, where people of all ages mingle and enjoy life.

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  • 91%WORKING

9% of people in SM7 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 35%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 11%DE

According to census records, 35% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 86%WHITE
  • 14%NON-WHITE

86% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.



The county of Surrey

SM7 is located in the county of Surrey, in England.

Surrey has a total population of 1,176,500, making it the 13th largest county in the UK.

Surrey has a total area of 642 square miles, and a population density of 707 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Surrey Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSM7
Postal TownSutton
MSOA NameReigate and Banstead 001
LSOA NameReigate and Banstead 001D
Local AuthorityReigate and Banstead
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

SM7 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SM7, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Clock House
Little Woodcote
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Your views ofSM7

MG, sutton

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Its a lovely neighborhood of families with school going children. Local amenities are at a short walk so convenient but at the same time not too spread out in the residential area. This provides a peaceful area to live with shops still close by. Off road parking is available and plenty of parking space at all times. Down the road is Nork Park which has play area for kids and a club for grown ups to socialize. The Park holds a summer festival of its own too! Overall, a really good place to live for families of all stages

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