BR3 Postcode Area Information

Population
49,946
Avg Annual Income
£57,510
Full Time Employees
32.48%
Average Age
40.85

Bromley, BR3 Postcode Area Overview

The BR3 postcode area is located in the Bromley, Lewisham, Bromley, Lewisham postcode town, in the London, England region.

The BR3 postcode area, also known as the Beckenham postcode area, is located in South East London, England, and covers a considerable portion of the London Borough of Bromley. It mainly includes the Beckenham town, but also encompasses Eden Park, Elmers End, Park Langley, Western area of Shortlands, Upper Penge, and Anerley. The region is notable for its blend of both residential and commercial spaces.

Several amenities serve the BR3 residents. The area boasts a variety of restaurants, bars, independent shops, high street stores, sports facilities, and outstanding parks such as Kelsey Park and Beckenham Place Park. There are also well-regarded schools like Langley Park Academy for Boys and Girls.

In terms of geography, the BR3 area features relatively flat terrain with some minor slopes, and is dotted with green spaces contributing to its semi-suburban feel. Architecturally, it is a mix of Victorian, Edwardian, and more contemporary houses along with some converted flats.

The postcode area enjoys excellent connectivity owing to robust transportation links. Beckenham Junction, serving as a major transport hub, provides trains to London Victoria and trams to East Croydon. Other railway stations include New Beckenham, Kent House, Eden Park, and Elmers End, all of which offer regular services to various parts of London. Moreover, an extensive bus network ensures BR3 is well-linked with neighboring areas. For road users, the A222 (Beckenham Road) is a critical artery offering easy access to Central London and the M25.

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 BR3 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 BR3 postcode area covers Beckenham Town & Copers Cope, Bellingham, Clock House, Kelsey & Eden Park, Penge & Cator, Shortlands & Park Langley, West Wickham electoral wards.

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BR3 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BR3 postcode area is 49,946. 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 32,137, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 4,888. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (23,521), followed by No religion (19,405).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (13,725), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (6,957).

Economic Status

Most people in the BR3 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (17,865), while 8,828 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 20,124 adults have Level 4 education, while 4,801 have Level 2 education. The most common occupations in the BR3 area are

  • Professional occupations (7512)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (4841), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (4384)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BR3 is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (15070), Between 35 to 44 (13717), and Between 45 to 54 (12269).

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 BR3 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (10,640) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (9,740), and Intermediate occupations (5,114).

Postcodes in BR3

There are total 7 postcode sectors present in the BR3 (listed below). The postcode BR3 has a total of 2133 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BR3
NameType
AreaBR3
Ward

Beckenham Town & Copers Cope

Bellingham

Clock House

Kelsey & Eden Park

Penge & Cator

Shortlands & Park Langley

West Wickham

LTLA22Bromley, Lewisham
UTLA22Bromley, Lewisham
RegionLondon
CountryEngland

Bromley, BR3 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Bromley, BR3 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

45

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

29

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

2

Other crime

25

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

8

Public order

20

Robbery

11

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

59

Vehicle crime

77

Violence and sexual offences

45

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

21

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

2

Other crime

35

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

13

Public order

4

Robbery

10

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

48

Vehicle crime

96

Violence and sexual offences

55

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

19

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

2

Other crime

41

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

17

Public order

20

Robbery

27

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

55

Vehicle crime

90

Violence and sexual offences

44

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

25

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

3

Other crime

32

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

20

Public order

6

Robbery

27

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

37

Vehicle crime

83

Violence and sexual offences

50

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

3

Other crime

45

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

27

Public order

6

Robbery

23

Shoplifting

9

Theft from the person

50

Vehicle crime

102

Violence and sexual offences

73

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

11

Burglary

17

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

3

Other crime

40

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

18

Public order

10

Robbery

33

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

43

Vehicle crime

95

Violence and sexual offences

65

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

20

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

12

Drugs

4

Other crime

31

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

28

Public order

6

Robbery

29

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

54

Vehicle crime

105

Violence and sexual offences

73

Anti-social behaviour

5

Bicycle theft

12

Burglary

29

Criminal damage and arson

11

Drugs

4

Other crime

32

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

33

Public order

5

Robbery

23

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

46

Vehicle crime

104

Violence and sexual offences

63

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

32

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

15

Drugs

5

Other crime

27

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

26

Public order

11

Robbery

30

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

44

Vehicle crime

70

Violence and sexual offences

49

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

31

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

2

Other crime

28

Other theft

24

Public order

3

Robbery

24

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

32

Vehicle crime

95

Violence and sexual offences

41

Anti-social behaviour

9

Bicycle theft

28

Burglary

15

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

30

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

23

Public order

15

Robbery

14

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

33

Vehicle crime

107

Violence and sexual offences

61

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

30

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

2

Other crime

27

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

14

Public order

17

Robbery

9

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

36

Vehicle crime

84

Violence and sexual offences

56

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

31

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

2

Other crime

32

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

14

Public order

9

Robbery

7

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

49

Vehicle crime

91

Violence and sexual offences

51

Anti-social behaviour

25

Burglary

17

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

3

Other crime

30

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

8

Public order

18

Robbery

5

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

31

Vehicle crime

90

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in BR3 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BR3 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£380,000.00£295,000.00 - £465,000.002
Semi-Detached£1,043,500.00£815,000.00 - £1,272,000.002
Terraced£488,500.00£443,000.00 - £534,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,155,500.00£675,000.00 - £1,650,000.004
Flat£434,416.67£95,000.00 - £1,050,000.0012
Semi-Detached£583,722.50£535,000.00 - £630,000.004
Terraced£602,000.00£425,000.00 - £950,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,429,000.00£1,087,000.00 - £1,600,000.003
Flat£349,119.05£230,000.00 - £446,500.0021
Other£790,000.00£790,000.00 - £790,000.001
Semi-Detached£1,056,875.00£460,000.00 - £1,432,500.008
Terraced£553,500.00£437,500.00 - £725,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,215,000.00£485,000.00 - £1,500,000.004
Flat£353,000.00£90,000.00 - £675,000.0016
Other£819,242.42£62,500.00 - £2,200,000.0023
Semi-Detached£662,777.78£410,000.00 - £1,000,000.009
Terraced£605,318.18£360,000.00 - £800,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,279,625.00£650,000.00 - £1,450,000.008
Flat£400,481.48£173,000.00 - £625,000.0027
Other£911,625.00£271,000.00 - £1,552,250.002
Semi-Detached£831,324.41£535,000.00 - £1,250,000.0017
Terraced£561,722.22£448,000.00 - £730,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,794,000.00£1,794,000.00 - £1,794,000.001
Flat£140,000.00£140,000.00 - £140,000.001
Terraced£850,000.00£850,000.00 - £850,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,093,333.33£980,000.00 - £1,320,000.003
Flat£385,687.50£245,000.00 - £700,000.0017
Semi-Detached£973,700.00£737,000.00 - £1,284,000.005
Terraced£687,000.00£295,000.00 - £1,000,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,166,666.67£900,000.00 - £1,550,000.003
Flat£394,636.36£130,000.00 - £685,000.0022
Semi-Detached£921,937.50£482,500.00 - £1,425,000.008
Terraced£576,842.11£320,000.00 - £985,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,474,100.00£1,150,000.00 - £1,943,000.005
Flat£349,333.33£205,000.00 - £461,000.0015
Other£207,205.00£9,410.00 - £405,000.002
Semi-Detached£587,500.00£550,000.00 - £625,000.002
Terraced£782,833.33£532,000.00 - £1,450,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,243,750.00£830,000.00 - £1,650,000.008
Flat£297,650.00£95,000.00 - £390,000.0010
Semi-Detached£692,142.86£475,000.00 - £920,000.007
Terraced£576,176.47£315,000.00 - £760,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,032,000.00£864,000.00 - £1,200,000.002
Flat£360,859.38£148,750.00 - £550,000.0016
Other£42,000.00£42,000.00 - £42,000.002
Semi-Detached£749,285.71£575,000.00 - £925,000.007
Terraced£650,769.23£455,000.00 - £850,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£996,000.00£920,000.00 - £1,120,000.005
Flat£352,250.00£90,000.00 - £600,000.0034
Other£989,550.00£808,650.00 - £1,080,000.003
Semi-Detached£674,409.09£550,000.00 - £1,175,000.0023
Terraced£647,875.00£493,000.00 - £905,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,068,000.00£790,000.00 - £1,380,000.005
Flat£374,613.68£92,000.00 - £572,500.0019
Other£397,500.00£255,000.00 - £540,000.002
Semi-Detached£789,250.00£407,000.00 - £1,780,000.004
Terraced£688,875.00£360,000.00 - £1,110,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,150,000.00£1,150,000.00 - £1,150,000.001
Flat£347,777.60£168,888.00 - £625,000.005
Other£940,000.00£5,000.00 - £1,875,000.002
Semi-Detached£1,175,000.00£1,175,000.00 - £1,175,000.001
Terraced£795,000.00£795,000.00 - £795,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,299,400.00£950,000.00 - £1,520,000.005
Flat£353,863.64£105,000.00 - £585,000.0022
Semi-Detached£601,312.50£277,500.00 - £1,475,000.009
Terraced£651,052.63£340,000.00 - £995,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,264,000.00£1,050,000.00 - £1,401,000.004
Flat£370,137.93£175,000.00 - £668,000.0029
Other£375,000.00£375,000.00 - £375,000.001
Semi-Detached£815,852.94£575,000.00 - £1,350,000.0017
Terraced£668,277.78£410,000.00 - £850,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,166,150.50£592,000.00 - £2,414,204.008
Flat£342,951.39£92,750.00 - £675,000.0036
Other£568,333.33£380,000.00 - £925,000.003
Semi-Detached£787,629.69£440,000.00 - £1,200,000.0016
Terraced£683,947.37£295,000.00 - £1,005,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,262,500.00£990,000.00 - £1,600,000.008
Flat£355,631.58£150,000.00 - £725,000.0038
Other£884,166.67£117,500.00 - £2,025,000.003
Semi-Detached£483,571.35£320,000.00 - £1,040,000.0018
Terraced£449,338.24£250,000.00 - £710,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£2,395,000.00£700,000.00 - £9,100,000.006
Flat£945,267.24£172,500.00 - £1,500,000.0030
Semi-Detached£907,376.31£645,000.00 - £1,160,000.0016
Terraced£683,061.00£308,000.00 - £960,000.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,493,125.00£755,000.00 - £3,250,000.008
Flat£388,317.11£90,000.00 - £530,000.0028
Other£948,750.00£105,000.00 - £2,520,000.003
Semi-Detached£958,408.53£576,500.00 - £3,000,000.0019
Terraced£644,140.91£380,000.00 - £920,000.0022
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,096,333.33£578,000.00 - £1,685,000.006
Flat£410,400.19£150,000.00 - £740,000.0026
Other£246,625.00£6,500.00 - £350,000.003
Semi-Detached£1,118,888.89£635,000.00 - £1,850,000.009
Terraced£730,121.00£337,500.00 - £1,525,000.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,357,142.86£1,100,000.00 - £1,780,000.007
Flat£351,814.81£90,000.00 - £700,000.0027
Other£591,250.00£422,500.00 - £760,000.002
Semi-Detached£798,906.25£470,000.00 - £1,275,000.008
Terraced£611,352.94£326,000.00 - £945,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,045,625.00£710,000.00 - £1,320,000.008
Flat£332,435.61£108,000.00 - £490,000.0033
Other£140,875.00£1,000.00 - £535,000.003
Semi-Detached£695,600.00£500,000.00 - £1,050,000.005
Terraced£443,719.62£263,158.00 - £955,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,411,388.89£640,000.00 - £3,700,000.009
Flat£390,428.00£150,000.00 - £1,250,000.0025
Other£692,500.00£30,000.00 - £1,900,000.003
Semi-Detached£653,300.00£465,000.00 - £845,000.0010
Terraced£684,047.06£359,000.00 - £866,600.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£990,000.00£910,000.00 - £1,110,000.003
Flat£362,162.20£87,500.00 - £635,000.0042
Other£120,000.00£120,000.00 - £120,000.001
Semi-Detached£562,788.89£437,500.00 - £975,700.0010
Terraced£455,032.87£352,500.00 - £685,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,222,800.00£625,000.00 - £1,850,000.005
Flat£325,645.83£150,000.00 - £609,000.0024
Other£602,230.33£8,250.00 - £1,750,000.003
Semi-Detached£742,155.00£500,000.00 - £1,017,000.0010
Terraced£551,050.00£426,500.00 - £899,000.0017
Schools in the BR3 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Langley Park School for BoysSecondary, Good1722 11-18BR33BP
Langley Park School for GirlsSecondary, Good1709 11-18BR33BE
Harris Academy BeckenhamSecondary, Outstanding1135 11-18BR33SJ
Balgowan Primary SchoolPrimary, Good626 4-11BR34HJ
Harris Girls Academy BromleySecondary, Outstanding1027 11-18BR31QR
Alexandra Infant SchoolPrimary, Good185 5-7BR31JG
Harris Primary Academy BeckenhamPrimary, Outstanding404 4-11BR33SJ
St Mary's Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Good411 4-11BR35DE
Unicorn Primary SchoolPrimary, Good429 5-11BR33AL
Marian Vian Primary SchoolPrimary, Good644 5-11BR34AZ
Worsley Bridge Primary SchoolPrimary, Good378 4-11BR31RF
Langley Park Primary SchoolPrimary, Good338 4-11BR33FG
Clare House Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding426 4-11BR36PY
Harris Primary Academy Beckenham GreenPrimary, Good190 4-11BR35JG
Eden Park High SchoolSecondary, Good1064 11-19BR33RD
Churchfields Primary SchoolPrimary, Good492 3-11BR34QY
Beckmead Park AcademySpecial, Outstanding106 5-16BR33BZ
Amenities in the BR3 Postcode Area
  • Bottle Basket, BR3 4RP
  • Brandons, BR3 3PS
  • Londis, BR3 1AW
  • Majestic Wine Warehouse, BR3 3AT
  • Allpicu General Store, BR3 4AG
  • Goodwood Hotel, BR3 1NB
  • Crystal Palace Football Club (2010) Ltd, BR3 1RJ
  • Beckenham Rugby Football Club, BR3 3RD
  • Beckenham Social Club, BR3 4QQ
  • Beckenham Sports Club, BR3 5AS
  • Beckenham Town Football Club, BR3 3JL
  • Beckenham Place Cafe, BR3 5BP
  • Ted Burgers/Ted Roasts,, BR3 5BP
  • 7 Village Way, BR3 3NA
  • Afters, BR3 1AH
  • Agora Restaurant, BR3 1ED
  • Sonia Dor, BR3 4PT
  • Star Shine, BR3 4QW
  • Subway - Beckenham, BR3 1DZ
  • Sushi Daily, BR3 1SD
  • Teddy Bear Bubble Tea, BR3 3NA
  • St Peter's Pre-school, BR3 6SB
  • Beckenham Day Nursery (Bright Horizons), BR3 4AD
  • Bellissima Elmers End, BR3 4HG
  • Bellissima Nurseries Ltd, BR3 1SD
  • Bethlem Royal Hospital, BR3 3BX
  • Johni'Q, BR3 3DE
  • Passion Bakery, BR3 1QZ
  • The Lawnmower Shed Cafe, BR3 3SS
  • Malaysian Delights, BR3 3NU
  • Babasheesh, BR3 1EN
  • Beckenham Montessori Pre-school - United Reformed Church, BR3 6NQ
  • Bethlem Therapeutic Garden - Occupational Therapy Dept, BR3 3BX
  • Alexandra Infant School, BR3 1JG
  • Balgowan Academy, BR3 4HJ
  • Cator Park Montessori Pre-School, BR3 1NA
  • Churchfields Primary School, BR3 4QR
  • Churchfields Primary School - Breakfast Club, BR3 4QR
  • Co-op Food, BR3 3DY
  • Lidl, BR3 1AG
  • Marks & Spencer, BR3 1AY
  • Sainsbury's, BR3 1AH
  • Sainsbury's, BR3 4PT
  • 36&5 Limited, BR3 1LB
  • Fergie And Sons, BR3 4AA
  • Guts, BR3 3BX