Living in South Norwood area information and guide

South Norwood area overview

South Norwood is a suburban district of outer south London. The south-eastern side is dominated by a 125-acre country park which opened in 1989, one of London's newer parts. The northern end is bounded by South Norwood Lake, which was created after the reservoir for the Croydon Canal, which turned out to be a flop. It is still used by the good people of the Croydon Sailing Club and local anglers who are on the look out for carp, bream and perch. The town is basically a commuter suburb but not all residents travel to central London. Croydon itself has a significant financial and insurance presence.

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Key statistics for
South Norwood SE25

Rentonomy Ratings1
Price:
Transport:
Shopping & Leisure:
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People Profile1
Type:
Largest Age Group:
Largest non-UK nationalities:
Global Fusion
< 20 years old
Jamaica, India, Republic of Ireland
Rentonomy ratings are based on actual data

What areas are there in South Norwood?

South Norwood contains the following neighbourhoods defined by Rentonomy:

  • Portland Road (SE25 4)
  • Norwood Junction (SE25 5)
  • Selhurst (SE25 6)
Note: most expensive / cheapest postcodes based on weekly rental values for a 2 bed property

Transport in South Norwood

Stations Lines Nearest Central Terminus1
Norwood Junction
Overground
Monument (24 min)
Selhurst
Southern
Victoria (26 min)
Birkbeck
Southern
London Bridge (32 min)
Elmers End
Southeastern
London Bridge (26 min)
Anerley
Overground
Monument (25 min)
Thornton Heath
Southern
Victoria (24 min)
East Croydon
Southern
Victoria (17 min)
Clock House
Southeastern
London Bridge (24 min)
Kent House
Southeastern
Victoria (19 min)
Crystal Palace
Overground
Monument (26 min)
Penge West
Overground
Monument (23 min)
West Croydon
Overground
Monument (28 min)
Penge East
Southeastern
Victoria (17 min)
Eden Park
Southeastern
London Bridge (24 min)
Gipsy Hill
Southern
Victoria (25 min)
New Beckenham
Southeastern
London Bridge (22 min)
1Central Terminus represents one of the six most common destination stations in Central London through which all London Underground lines pass. No termini are shown for Overground Stations as mostly these don't have stops within the West End

Information on the people

Largest Age Group: < 20 years old
 
<20
 
20 - 29
 
30 - 39
 
40 - 49
 
50 - 69
 
60 - 74
 
75+
Largest Non-UK Nationality: Jamaica

Jamaica

19% of non-UK born population

India

14% of non-UK born population

Republic of Ireland

10% of non-UK born population

Type: Global Fusion

Here we have lots of young working people living in metropolitan terraces from a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds.

Source: Experian

Places in the local area

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