Is Thamesmead poor?

Is Thamesmead poor?

The report puts Erith and Thamesmead above the national average of one in five children living in poverty. The figures revealed disparities in poverty rates within the parliamentary constituency with 29 per cent of youngsters in Abbey Wood living in poverty compared to 13 per cent in Northumberland Heath.

Which borough is Thamesmead in?

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Thamesmead (SE28) | Royal Borough of Greenwich.

When was Thamesmead Estate built?

Thamesmead is a social housing estate built in the mid 1960s in outer Lnondon. It is situated on former marshland on the south of the Thames that was once part of the Woolwich Arsenal.

Is Thamesmead a safe place to live?

Thamesmead Moorings – 1,762 Theft and violence accounted for 69% of all crime in the area. A total of 176 criminal damage offences was recorded by police, along with 159 burglaries and 61 drug offences.

Is Thamesmead a safe area?

Crime. Thamesmead suffers from a higher crime rate than the London average, with some estate residents claiming that gangs have been left untouched by police.

Is Thamesmead a rough area?

What is the postcode for Thamesmead?

Thamesmead Post town LONDON Postcode district SE2, SE28 Post town ERITH Postcode district DA18

Where are the housing zones in Thamesmead?

In 2015, two Housing Zones in Thamesmead were announced by the Mayor of London for delivery of 2,800 homes. The zones are Abbey Wood and South Thamesmead, between Abbey Wood station and Southmere Lake, and Abbey Wood, Plumstead and Thamesmead.

What does Thamesmead mean?

Thamesmead /ˈtɛmzmiːd/ is a district of southeast London, England, 10.6 miles (17.1 km) east of Charing Cross, mainly consisting of social housing built from the mid-1960s onwards on former marshland on the south bank of the River Thames between Woolwich and Belvedere.

What is it like to live in Thamesmead?

In common with the rest of London, the ethnic make-up of Thamesmead has changed since it was first built. Initially, it was one of the most homogenous estates of its type in London, being predominately white and working class.