BR2 Postcode Area Information

Population
48,582
Avg Annual Income
£60,609
Full Time Employees
30.58%
Average Age
42.09

Bromley, BR2 Postcode Area Overview

The BR2 postcode area is located in the Bromley, Bromley postcode town, in the London, England region.

The BR2 postcode area, also known as the Bromley district, is situated within the London Borough of Bromley in Greater London, England. This postcode area encompasses numerous suburban areas including Hayes, Bromley Common, Shortlands, Bickley and some parts of Downham. Geographically, BR2 area is characterized by a blend of metropolitan and suburban landscapes, along with numerous parks and open green spaces which contribute to the area's peaceful ambience.

The region is dotted with a wide variety of amenities. These include numerous shops, cafes, restaurants, libraries, as well as essential services like hospitals, schools, and sports facilities. Of note is the Bromley South Central development, featuring a state-of-the-art library, cinema and a wide range of retail and dining options.

Transportation within BR2 is well-facilitated by rich transport links. Bromley South station is a major transport hub with regular train services to London Victoria, St Pancras International and a number of stations on the South East network. Regular bus services also link BR2 with other boroughs of Greater London, making it a well-connected transport hub.

The BR2 area is a blend of rural tranquillity and urban convenience. Its rich mix of amenities and excellent transportation links make it a highly attractive residential location, contributing to a high standard of living for its residents. With its perfect balance between accessibility and peaceful living, it is a prized location within Greater London.

A Major part of this postcode area has a young and diverse community with families living in spacious, rented houses.

Residents:

  • Mostly younger couples and families, some divorced.
  • A diverse mix of ethnicities, especially Black residents.
  • Less likely to be students or graduates compared to similar areas.
  • More likely to have qualifications from high school programs (GCSE) or apprenticeships.

Housing:

  • Mainly detached or semi-detached houses rented from the government (social housing).

Lifestyle:

  • Many residents work in factory jobs (machine operatives) or skilled trades.

Overall: a big area of BR2 postcode district represents a vibrant and diverse community with young families enjoying spacious, affordable housing. While there are fewer students and professionals, it offers a stable environment for families starting out.

It's important to note that this description generalizes the area and individual experiences may vary.

Electoral Wards

The BR2 postcode area covers Bickley & Sundridge, Bromley Common & Holwood, Bromley Town, Darwin, Hayes & Coney Hall, Shortlands & Park Langley electoral wards.

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BR2 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BR2 postcode area is 48,582. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the area is White: English, with a total of 33,144, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 3,924. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (23,289), followed by No religion (18,496).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (13,500), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (6,991).

Economic Status

Most people in the BR2 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (17,570), while 9,438 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 16,814 adults have Level 4 education, while 5,293 have Level 2 education. The most common occupations in the BR2 area are

  • Professional occupations (6742)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (4225), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (3929)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BR2 is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (16641), Between 45 to 54 (13130), and Between 35 to 44 (12879).

NS-SEC

The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in BR2 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (9,688) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (8,294), and Intermediate occupations (5,220).

Postcodes in BR2

There are total 5 postcode sectors present in the BR2 (listed below). The postcode BR2 has a total of 1162 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BR2
NameType
AreaBR2
Ward

Bickley & Sundridge

Bromley Common & Holwood

Bromley Town

Darwin

Hayes & Coney Hall

Shortlands & Park Langley

LTLA22Bromley
UTLA22Bromley
RegionLondon
CountryEngland

Bromley, BR2 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Bromley, BR2 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

55

Anti-social behaviour

12

Burglary

25

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

6

Other crime

21

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

14

Public order

11

Robbery

14

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

62

Vehicle crime

55

Violence and sexual offences

64

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

22

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

1

Other crime

17

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

19

Public order

5

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

61

Vehicle crime

62

Violence and sexual offences

62

Anti-social behaviour

20

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

33

Other theft

17

Public order

9

Robbery

3

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

63

Vehicle crime

81

Violence and sexual offences

64

Anti-social behaviour

17

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

1

Other crime

25

Other theft

19

Public order

3

Robbery

6

Shoplifting

6

Theft from the person

43

Vehicle crime

62

Violence and sexual offences

58

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

12

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

5

Other crime

25

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

14

Public order

1

Robbery

7

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

31

Vehicle crime

59

Violence and sexual offences

69

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

25

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

5

Other crime

23

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

16

Public order

2

Robbery

7

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

31

Vehicle crime

56

Violence and sexual offences

50

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

12

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

10

Drugs

8

Other crime

25

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

15

Public order

4

Robbery

5

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

22

Vehicle crime

68

Violence and sexual offences

60

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

3

Other crime

39

Other theft

23

Public order

5

Robbery

7

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

27

Vehicle crime

64

Violence and sexual offences

60

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

20

Burglary

17

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

7

Other crime

30

Other theft

18

Public order

3

Robbery

2

Shoplifting

37

Vehicle crime

80

Violence and sexual offences

29

Anti-social behaviour

18

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

4

Other crime

15

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

11

Public order

8

Robbery

6

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

33

Vehicle crime

63

Violence and sexual offences

49

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

29

Burglary

13

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

5

Other crime

22

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

6

Robbery

2

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

38

Vehicle crime

83

Violence and sexual offences

40

Anti-social behaviour

13

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

2

Other crime

23

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

14

Public order

3

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

26

Vehicle crime

64

Violence and sexual offences

41

Anti-social behaviour

20

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

18

Drugs

3

Other crime

24

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

18

Public order

2

Robbery

6

Shoplifting

35

Vehicle crime

52

Violence and sexual offences

20

Anti-social behaviour

27

Burglary

15

Criminal damage and arson

12

Drugs

2

Other crime

31

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

14

Public order

4

Robbery

6

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

33

Vehicle crime

58

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in BR2 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BR2 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,085,000.00£820,000.00 - £1,350,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,301,666.67£760,000.00 - £1,720,000.003
Flat£356,000.00£313,000.00 - £395,000.003
Semi-Detached£806,700.20£665,000.00 - £950,000.005
Terraced£497,000.00£497,000.00 - £497,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£843,832.80£555,000.00 - £1,529,264.005
Other£425,000.00£425,000.00 - £425,000.002
Semi-Detached£649,777.78£500,000.00 - £945,000.0018
Terraced£501,666.67£485,000.00 - £510,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£896,354.55£540,000.00 - £1,100,000.0011
Flat£410,300.00£203,000.00 - £552,000.006
Semi-Detached£712,331.82£332,000.00 - £920,000.0011
Terraced£515,833.33£270,000.00 - £675,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,942,000.00£680,000.00 - £3,500,000.005
Flat£200,775.00£92,000.00 - £530,000.0022
Other£585,000.00£585,000.00 - £585,000.002
Semi-Detached£642,566.67£300,000.00 - £901,500.0030
Terraced£517,277.78£399,000.00 - £675,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£292,500.00£245,000.00 - £340,000.002
Semi-Detached£710,000.00£710,000.00 - £710,000.001
Terraced£420,000.00£420,000.00 - £420,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£846,666.67£600,000.00 - £1,285,000.003
Flat£340,957.50£90,000.00 - £815,000.008
Semi-Detached£655,500.00£480,000.00 - £775,000.005
Terraced£539,687.50£435,000.00 - £650,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,046,944.44£640,000.00 - £1,837,500.009
Flat£330,115.38£240,000.00 - £450,000.0013
Semi-Detached£471,277.78£300,000.00 - £778,000.0010
Terraced£528,333.33£440,000.00 - £595,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£748,500.00£640,000.00 - £885,000.003
Flat£327,215.58£85,000.00 - £517,500.0012
Other£175,000.00£175,000.00 - £175,000.001
Semi-Detached£652,788.46£490,000.00 - £1,090,000.0013
Terraced£548,500.00£406,000.00 - £700,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,622,500.00£1,595,000.00 - £1,650,000.002
Flat£512,277.78£227,000.00 - £1,470,000.009
Other£700,000.00£700,000.00 - £700,000.001
Semi-Detached£612,800.00£340,000.00 - £825,000.0010
Terraced£586,333.33£375,000.00 - £805,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,040,000.00£700,000.00 - £1,575,000.006
Flat£421,214.29£283,000.00 - £605,000.007
Semi-Detached£572,500.00£455,000.00 - £882,500.007
Terraced£492,590.91£380,000.00 - £605,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£2,433,412.50£625,000.00 - £10,000,000.0012
Flat£347,900.00£225,000.00 - £420,000.0015
Other£478,750.00£385,000.00 - £572,500.002
Semi-Detached£712,052.92£475,000.00 - £950,000.0024
Terraced£512,950.00£312,700.00 - £690,000.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,333,333.33£1,025,000.00 - £1,700,000.003
Flat£381,888.89£210,000.00 - £605,000.009
Other£1,100,000.00£1,100,000.00 - £1,100,000.001
Semi-Detached£638,750.00£525,000.00 - £790,000.004
Terraced£577,500.00£445,000.00 - £750,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£795,000.00£795,000.00 - £795,000.001
Flat£295,000.00£255,000.00 - £335,000.002
Semi-Detached£820,000.00£770,000.00 - £870,000.002
Terraced£387,000.00£387,000.00 - £387,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£2,998,333.33£995,000.00 - £4,800,000.003
Flat£365,000.00£205,000.00 - £720,000.0013
Other£365,000.00£200,000.00 - £530,000.002
Semi-Detached£530,354.17£339,000.00 - £916,000.0013
Terraced£496,800.00£350,000.00 - £600,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,027,916.67£650,000.00 - £1,390,000.006
Flat£410,252.78£257,550.00 - £890,000.0018
Other£1,340,000.00£1,340,000.00 - £1,340,000.001
Semi-Detached£672,774.72£380,000.00 - £1,070,000.0018
Terraced£559,545.36£430,000.00 - £725,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,148,000.00£685,000.00 - £1,485,000.005
Flat£466,261.90£132,000.00 - £845,000.0022
Other£50,000.00£50,000.00 - £50,000.001
Semi-Detached£718,227.50£450,000.00 - £1,075,000.0020
Terraced£597,833.33£480,000.00 - £770,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£890,428.50£525,000.00 - £1,263,000.0014
Flat£332,416.67£185,000.00 - £580,000.0018
Semi-Detached£726,170.00£480,000.00 - £1,160,000.0025
Terraced£566,194.44£331,000.00 - £802,500.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,044,285.71£775,000.00 - £1,200,000.007
Flat£332,345.24£120,750.00 - £500,000.0021
Semi-Detached£756,750.00£405,000.00 - £1,250,000.0018
Terraced£560,238.91£375,500.00 - £725,000.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,046,062.50£570,000.00 - £1,900,000.008
Flat£355,553.71£171,628.00 - £610,000.0021
Other£1,185,000.00£580,000.00 - £3,000,000.003
Semi-Detached£727,327.30£460,000.00 - £1,100,000.0020
Terraced£578,722.22£410,000.00 - £807,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,007,500.00£810,000.00 - £1,115,000.006
Flat£307,500.00£140,000.00 - £412,000.0012
Other£287,000.00£287,000.00 - £287,000.001
Semi-Detached£675,242.69£499,950.00 - £950,000.0016
Terraced£555,546.88£450,000.00 - £777,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£894,529.62£615,000.00 - £1,173,737.008
Flat£321,121.58£100,000.00 - £539,310.0019
Other£1,325,000.00£1,325,000.00 - £1,325,000.001
Semi-Detached£674,052.63£290,000.00 - £1,275,000.0019
Terraced£508,836.84£384,000.00 - £724,500.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£888,222.22£565,000.00 - £1,150,000.009
Flat£349,806.82£155,000.00 - £690,000.0023
Semi-Detached£692,789.54£399,999.00 - £1,100,000.0024
Terraced£547,142.86£360,000.00 - £700,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£753,714.29£378,000.00 - £1,225,000.007
Flat£338,483.33£160,000.00 - £650,000.0030
Other£2,695,000.00£1,800,000.00 - £3,590,000.002
Semi-Detached£635,566.73£435,000.00 - £830,000.0015
Terraced£505,616.67£310,000.00 - £612,500.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,269,357.14£715,000.00 - £2,500,000.007
Flat£304,543.18£199,950.00 - £545,000.0022
Other£479,066.83£1,000.00 - £1,500,000.005
Semi-Detached£636,764.52£390,000.00 - £880,000.0021
Terraced£486,720.00£385,000.00 - £625,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£988,611.11£675,000.00 - £1,321,500.009
Flat£328,906.25£171,500.00 - £650,000.0016
Other£7,100,000.00£7,100,000.00 - £7,100,000.001
Semi-Detached£623,950.00£430,000.00 - £885,000.0010
Terraced£521,085.71£480,000.00 - £577,600.007
Schools in the BR2 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Southborough Primary SchoolPrimary, Good403 5-11BR28AA
Bishop Justus CofE SchoolSecondary, Good1350 11-18BR28HZ
Ravens Wood SchoolSecondary, Good1616 11-19BR28HP
The Ravensbourne SchoolSecondary, Good1470 11-18BR29EH
Hayes SchoolSecondary, Outstanding1707 11-18BR27DB
Hayes Primary SchoolPrimary, Good642 4-11BR27LQ
Valley Primary SchoolPrimary, Good433 3-11BR20DA
Highfield Infants' SchoolPrimary, Outstanding269 5-7BR20RX
Raglan Primary SchoolPrimary, Good435 2-11BR29NL
Highfield Junior SchoolPrimary, Good363 7-11BR20RL
Keston Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good175 4-11BR26BN
Bromley Trust Alternative Provision AcademyPRU, Good38 5-16BR29EA
Trinity Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good384 2-11BR28LD
St Mark's Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good397 5-11BR20QR
Harris Primary Academy ShortlandsPrimary, Outstanding363 4-11BR20HG
Amenities in the BR2 Postcode Area
  • Premier Inn / Thyme Restaurant, BR2 9UY
  • Old Wilsonians Sports Club - Bar, BR2 7HN
  • Steve's Kitchen LTD, BR2 7HN
  • Bricklayers Arms, BR2 9HW
  • Bromley Common Cricket Club - The Grove, BR2 8HQ
  • Bromley Common Social And Athletic Club, BR2 9NF
  • Bridge Cafe, BR2 0DU
  • Trackside Cafe, BR2 9EG
  • Vision Church, BR2 8AD
  • Cafe / Pie 'n' Mash, BR2 8NQ
  • Ciao Pizza, BR2 7EJ
  • Shish & Grill, BR2 9LD
  • Shortlands Tandoori, BR2 0EF
  • The Great White Traditional Fish & Chips, BR2 8NQ
  • The Money Tree, BR2 9BE
  • The Village Fish And Chips, BR2 0DN
  • Ark Pre-School, BR2 9HA
  • Ashglade Rest Home, BR2 8AL
  • Astley Centre, BR2 8ED
  • Bridgeways Day Hospital, BR2 8JX
  • Bright Horizons Day Nursery, BR2 0EF
  • No Bones About It Fishmongers, BR2 6AB
  • Oie Truly Thai, BR2 7PR
  • Bromley Christian Centre, BR2 9HA
  • Bromley Masonic Hall Ltd, BR2 8HA
  • Hayes Free Church, BR2 7HU
  • Hayes Village Hall, BR2 7LH
  • Lazeez Fusion, BR2 7EY
  • Gordon Davie, BR2 8AR
  • SWEET T, BR2 9LE
  • Abraham Natural Produce - Halal Meat - Website, BR2 6DQ
  • Ajay Newsagents, BR2 7PR
  • Harvest Service Station, BR2 9RW
  • Beer Barrels 2U, BR2 9HT
  • Before And After School Club, BR2 8LD
  • Bishop Challoner School - Nourish Contract Catering, BR2 0BS
  • Bishop Justus C Of E School, BR2 8HZ
  • Breakfast Club, BR2 7LQ
  • Bromley Beacon Academy Trust - Bromley Campus, BR2 9LJ
  • Co-op, BR2 9QN
  • Iceland, BR2 7EH
  • Sainsbury's, BR2 7EQ
  • Tesco, BR2 0TY
  • Waitrose, BR2 9HD