BR6 Postcode Area Information

Population
49,210
Avg Annual Income
£58,217
Full Time Employees
28.44%
Average Age
43.50

Bromley, BR6 Postcode Area Overview

The BR6 postcode area is located in the Bromley, Sevenoaks, Bromley, Kent postcode town, in the London, England region.

The BR6 postcode area, also known as the Orpington postcode area, is located in the Greater London region of England. It covers areas in the London Borough of Bromley, including Orpington, Farnborough, Downe, Pratt's Bottom, Chelsfield, Well Hill, and parts of Locksbottom and Crofton.

The area's geography is diverse, consisting of urbanised districts, green spaces, and suburban residential areas. High Elms Country Park is a notable local point of interest which boasts over 250 acres of countryside to explore. The area also falls within the London Green Belt zone, aiming to restrict urban growth.

BR6 has a variety of amenities to offer. These include an array of shopping facilities, restaurants, good schools including the much-acclaimed St Olave's Grammar School and a variety of medical facilities. It's known for having a friendly community vibe and a balance of being suburban yet well connected.

In terms of transport, the area has excellent links to both central London and the wider UK. Orpington train station, located in Travelcard Zone 6, provides frequent services to London Bridge, Waterloo East, Charing Cross, and Cannon Street, as well as direct services to Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and the South coast. Several local bus services also provide connections to neighbouring areas. The M25 orbital motorway and A20 road offer convenient road links.

In conclusion, BR6 is a comfortable, well-connected suburb with ample amenities, making it a desirable Residential location.

A Major part of this postcode area has a quiet community of older adults and couples, mainly homeowners in houses, working in professional jobs.

Residents:

  • Mostly married couples or in civil partnerships, with many residents over retirement age.
  • Large Indian and Pakistani communities.
  • Less likely to follow Christian religions.

Housing:

  • Mainly owned houses, not many flats or terraced houses.

Lifestyle:

  • Many residents have college degrees and work in management or professional roles.

Overall: a big area of BR6 postcode district district represents a stable community with established residents enjoying spacious, owned housing and good careers. While there are fewer young families and students, it offers a quiet and settled environment for older adults and professionals.

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

Electoral Wards

The BR6 postcode area covers Bromley Common & Holwood, Chelsfield, Crockenhill and Well Hill, Darwin, Farnborough & Crofton, Orpington, Petts Wood & Knoll, St Mary Cray electoral wards.

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BR6 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BR6 postcode area is 49,210. 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 35,788, followed by Indian, with a total of 3,490. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (24,620), followed by No religion (16,919).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (12,985), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (7,651).

Economic Status

Most people in the BR6 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (16,725), while 12,555 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 16,340 adults have Level 4 education, while 5,767 have Level 2 education. The most common occupations in the BR6 area are

  • Professional occupations (6516)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (4197), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (3469)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BR6 is 44 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (16209), Between 45 to 54 (12741), and Between 35 to 44 (12163).

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 BR6 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (9,702) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (8,838), and Intermediate occupations (5,826).

Postcodes in BR6

There are total 6 postcode sectors present in the BR6 (listed below). The postcode BR6 has a total of 1918 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BR6
NameType
AreaBR6
Ward

Bromley Common & Holwood

Chelsfield

Crockenhill and Well Hill

Darwin

Farnborough & Crofton

Orpington

Petts Wood & Knoll

St Mary Cray

LTLA22Bromley, Sevenoaks
UTLA22Bromley, Kent
RegionLondon
CountryEngland

Bromley, BR6 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Bromley, BR6 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

1

Criminal damage and arson

55

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

22

Burglary

42

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

3

Other crime

15

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

1

Robbery

23

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

43

Vehicle crime

82

Violence and sexual offences

45

Anti-social behaviour

19

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

2

Other crime

19

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

5

Robbery

22

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

31

Vehicle crime

70

Violence and sexual offences

52

Anti-social behaviour

23

Burglary

22

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

19

Other theft

15

Public order

11

Robbery

9

Shoplifting

9

Theft from the person

25

Vehicle crime

93

Violence and sexual offences

79

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

24

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

2

Other crime

24

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

17

Public order

4

Robbery

31

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

31

Vehicle crime

67

Violence and sexual offences

61

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

15

Burglary

30

Criminal damage and arson

14

Drugs

4

Other crime

20

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

24

Public order

2

Robbery

45

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

40

Vehicle crime

83

Violence and sexual offences

89

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

2

Other crime

25

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

26

Public order

5

Robbery

30

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

22

Vehicle crime

90

Violence and sexual offences

66

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

10

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

1

Other crime

22

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

17

Public order

8

Robbery

37

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

20

Vehicle crime

84

Violence and sexual offences

64

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

4

Other crime

36

Other theft

29

Public order

5

Robbery

42

Shoplifting

7

Theft from the person

27

Vehicle crime

110

Violence and sexual offences

66

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

31

Criminal damage and arson

11

Drugs

5

Other crime

38

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

19

Public order

4

Robbery

51

Shoplifting

7

Theft from the person

13

Vehicle crime

90

Violence and sexual offences

48

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

11

Drugs

2

Other crime

27

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

25

Public order

2

Robbery

72

Shoplifting

6

Theft from the person

14

Vehicle crime

92

Violence and sexual offences

64

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

17

Burglary

17

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

7

Other crime

21

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

15

Public order

3

Robbery

51

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

27

Vehicle crime

99

Violence and sexual offences

37

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

1

Other crime

31

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

20

Public order

2

Robbery

21

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

30

Vehicle crime

80

Violence and sexual offences

47

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

29

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

4

Other crime

13

Other theft

15

Public order

5

Robbery

21

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

21

Vehicle crime

71

Violence and sexual offences

34

Anti-social behaviour

13

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

1

Other crime

12

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

11

Public order

4

Robbery

18

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

30

Vehicle crime

55

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in BR6 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BR6 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£555,000.00£555,000.00 - £555,000.001
Flat£302,500.00£242,500.00 - £360,000.003
Semi-Detached£560,000.00£560,000.00 - £560,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£747,500.00£580,000.00 - £865,000.004
Flat£250,333.33£220,000.00 - £280,000.003
Semi-Detached£601,500.00£480,000.00 - £675,000.005
Terraced£344,241.67£265,000.00 - £475,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,072,031.25£757,500.00 - £1,947,500.008
Other£400,000.00£400,000.00 - £400,000.002
Semi-Detached£548,083.33£290,000.00 - £740,000.0012
Terraced£445,000.00£445,000.00 - £445,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£729,454.55£385,000.00 - £1,170,000.0011
Flat£233,666.67£91,000.00 - £325,000.006
Semi-Detached£502,875.00£400,500.00 - £822,000.008
Terraced£460,000.00£385,000.00 - £500,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£858,776.47£534,200.00 - £1,460,000.0017
Flat£329,166.67£272,500.00 - £415,000.006
Other£458,333.33£175,000.00 - £600,000.003
Semi-Detached£566,879.96£265,000.00 - £925,000.0025
Terraced£505,571.43£295,000.00 - £780,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£825,000.00£825,000.00 - £825,000.001
Flat£267,500.00£185,000.00 - £350,000.002
Semi-Detached£664,666.67£600,000.00 - £699,000.003
Terraced£443,750.00£428,000.00 - £459,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,103,730.77£410,000.00 - £2,940,000.0013
Flat£275,000.00£185,000.00 - £365,000.003
Other£475,000.00£475,000.00 - £475,000.001
Semi-Detached£640,000.00£410,000.00 - £997,500.0013
Terraced£470,833.33£280,000.00 - £705,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£752,727.27£595,000.00 - £1,000,000.0011
Flat£287,150.80£140,754.00 - £360,000.005
Semi-Detached£682,930.00£420,000.00 - £1,155,000.0017
Terraced£476,666.67£420,000.00 - £550,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£844,214.29£360,000.00 - £1,900,000.0014
Other£650,000.00£650,000.00 - £650,000.001
Semi-Detached£675,281.25£486,000.00 - £880,000.0016
Terraced£470,000.00£365,000.00 - £650,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£837,083.33£570,000.00 - £1,200,000.006
Flat£239,995.00£239,995.00 - £239,995.001
Other£724,000.00£433,000.00 - £1,015,000.002
Semi-Detached£635,272.73£233,000.00 - £865,000.0011
Terraced£409,200.00£372,000.00 - £462,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£807,000.00£500,000.00 - £1,960,000.0011
Flat£296,500.00£196,000.00 - £405,000.004
Semi-Detached£599,571.43£390,000.00 - £900,000.007
Terraced£383,000.00£200,000.00 - £600,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£882,800.00£520,000.00 - £1,925,000.0020
Flat£264,666.67£120,000.00 - £398,000.0018
Other£3,096,000.00£870,000.00 - £4,209,000.003
Semi-Detached£623,706.90£392,000.00 - £910,000.0029
Terraced£470,172.22£289,500.00 - £640,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£727,690.00£410,000.00 - £1,010,450.005
Flat£256,750.00£157,000.00 - £315,000.004
Other£701,250.00£610,000.00 - £792,500.002
Semi-Detached£588,500.00£420,000.00 - £840,000.0010
Terraced£484,333.33£341,000.00 - £825,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,088,183.75£767,235.00 - £1,490,000.004
Flat£289,500.00£215,000.00 - £400,000.004
Semi-Detached£746,250.00£500,000.00 - £915,000.004
Terraced£326,520.00£223,040.00 - £430,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£749,722.22£450,000.00 - £1,120,000.0018
Flat£322,312.50£225,000.00 - £485,000.008
Other£923,333.33£220,000.00 - £2,100,000.003
Semi-Detached£574,227.96£230,971.00 - £977,500.0024
Terraced£498,149.67£400,000.00 - £665,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£762,975.00£475,000.00 - £1,450,000.0021
Flat£391,124.82£206,500.00 - £540,000.0015
Other£650,000.00£650,000.00 - £650,000.001
Semi-Detached£611,154.41£430,000.00 - £855,000.0035
Terraced£448,033.33£352,500.00 - £586,500.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,185,709.44£665,500.00 - £5,300,000.0018
Flat£297,000.00£250,000.00 - £355,000.008
Other£755,000.00£755,000.00 - £755,000.001
Semi-Detached£607,115.38£426,000.00 - £815,000.0026
Terraced£538,250.00£350,000.00 - £700,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,209,629.47£585,000.00 - £3,250,000.0019
Flat£385,833.33£150,000.00 - £497,500.008
Other£355,000.00£10,000.00 - £700,000.002
Semi-Detached£635,297.30£275,000.00 - £1,155,000.0037
Terraced£422,295.45£260,000.00 - £650,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£856,222.22£460,000.00 - £1,500,000.0018
Flat£306,615.38£210,000.00 - £417,500.0013
Semi-Detached£636,252.00£470,000.00 - £925,000.0025
Terraced£470,074.90£285,000.00 - £750,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£751,491.11£331,000.00 - £2,631,500.0019
Flat£302,625.00£220,000.00 - £445,000.008
Other£418,750.00£275,000.00 - £815,000.003
Semi-Detached£680,420.00£437,500.00 - £952,000.0025
Terraced£491,500.00£360,000.00 - £740,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£892,227.27£637,500.00 - £1,600,000.0011
Flat£273,750.00£106,000.00 - £435,000.0014
Semi-Detached£464,838.24£303,000.00 - £890,000.0018
Terraced£452,450.00£321,500.00 - £590,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£756,940.91£510,000.00 - £998,000.0011
Flat£340,636.36£200,000.00 - £465,000.0011
Other£1,012,500.00£25,000.00 - £2,000,000.002
Semi-Detached£565,571.43£452,000.00 - £840,000.0014
Terraced£499,375.00£390,000.00 - £735,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£2,029,950.00£500,000.00 - £15,375,000.0020
Flat£245,958.33£146,250.00 - £415,000.006
Semi-Detached£592,829.50£228,863.00 - £840,000.0014
Terraced£425,500.00£360,000.00 - £610,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,046,846.67£480,000.00 - £2,900,000.0018
Flat£251,785.71£138,000.00 - £385,000.007
Semi-Detached£608,853.24£299,000.00 - £1,200,000.0017
Terraced£415,357.14£270,000.00 - £490,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,258,892.86£550,000.00 - £2,425,000.0014
Flat£360,812.50£238,000.00 - £395,000.009
Other£92,000.00£92,000.00 - £92,000.001
Semi-Detached£594,750.00£315,000.00 - £900,000.0024
Terraced£488,000.00£230,000.00 - £865,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£988,333.33£550,000.00 - £2,562,500.009
Flat£303,125.00£192,000.00 - £400,000.008
Other£1,930,000.00£265,000.00 - £3,810,000.004
Semi-Detached£587,087.50£435,000.00 - £953,250.0020
Terraced£448,091.20£219,412.00 - £682,000.0010
Schools in the BR6 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar SchoolSecondary, Outstanding1090 11-18BR69SH
Darrick Wood SchoolSecondary, Good1713 11-18BR68ER
Newstead Wood SchoolSecondary, Outstanding1239 11-18BR69SA
Warren Road Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding837 4-11BR66JF
Darrick Wood Infant & Nursery SchoolPrimary, Outstanding333 3-7BR68ER
Tubbenden Primary SchoolPrimary, Good693 3-11BR69SD
Perry Hall Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding427 5-11BR60EF
Farnborough Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding276 5-11BR67EQ
Holy Innocents Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Good212 3-11BR69JT
Bromley Beacon AcademySpecial, Good167 7-18BR69BD
Chelsfield Primary SchoolPrimary, Good89 4-11BR66EP
Darrick Wood Junior SchoolPrimary, Good377 7-11BR68ER
Pratts Bottom Primary SchoolPrimary, Good84 5-11BR67NX
The Highway Primary SchoolPrimary, Good215 4-11BR69DJ
Green Street Green Primary SchoolPrimary, Good413 4-11BR66DT
Blenheim Primary SchoolPrimary, Good203 4-11BR69BH
Downe Primary SchoolPrimary, GoodNone 4-11BR67JN
Amenities in the BR6 Postcode Area
  • Premier Inn, BR6 0TW
  • Ye Olde Whyte Lion, BR6 8NE
  • Black Horse, BR6 8NW
  • Bromley Tennis Centre, BR6 9SA
  • Change Of Horses, BR6 7BB
  • Chelsfield Lakes Golf Centre, BR6 9BX
  • A Mano Coffee Bar & Kitchen, BR6 0ND
  • Aksular, BR6 0LG
  • Belmondo Coffee, BR6 6DD
  • BR6 And The Bake House, BR6 0TE
  • Caffe Tea Tree, BR6 0LS
  • Co-op, BR6 0JB
  • Co-op, BR6 9LP
  • Iceland, BR6 0LN
  • Lidl, BR6 8NW
  • Sainsbury's, BR6 0RT
  • Seabream Fish Bar, BR6 9LS
  • Sels Kebab, BR6 0ST
  • Simply Sushi, BR6 0TW
  • Sun Moon Lake, BR6 0JS
  • Sushi Daily, BR6 6BG
  • English Heritage Trust - Green Grocer, BR6 7JT
  • Orpington Day Nursery, BR6 0XD
  • Lillybrook Greenwood - Pre-School, BR6 6BQ
  • Sunny Kids Uk Ltd, BR6 0QD
  • Age Concern, BR6 0TJ
  • Bright Sparks Nursery, BR6 9JU
  • Meat Feast, BR6 7PB
  • Blenheim Primary School, BR6 9BH
  • Bromley Beacon Academy Trust - Orpington Campus, BR6 9BD
  • Chelsfield Primary School, BR6 6EP
  • Darrick Wood Infant School, BR6 8ER
  • Darrick Wood Junior School, BR6 8ER
  • Anbu's Convenience Store, BR6 0SA
  • Argos At Sainsburys, BR6 8NZ
  • Argos At Sainsbury's, BR6 0RT
  • Asia Express, BR6 0ND
  • B & M Store, BR6 0TW
  • Crescent Cafe, BR6 9LS
  • Goddington Park Pavillion, BR6 9DH
  • Holy Innocents Catholic Church, BR6 9UE
  • J Sainsburys Veterans Association, BR6 8PR
  • Juicyccino, BR6 0NF
  • Bromley Borough Foodbank, BR6 0TW
  • Getir UK Limited, BR6 0LG
  • Transform Bromley Borough Food Hub, BR6 0TW