Palmerston road is in Medway in the county of Kent which resides in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Chatham Central ward, which is in the constituency of Chatham and Aylesford. This page is a collection of useful information for Palmerston road, Medway, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, ME4 6LU has a score of 6226 out of 32844.

We found 4 house sales in ME4 6LU. The most recent transaction was number 157 that sold for £125,000 on 16 Feb 2008. The most expensive house purchase so far has been number 157 that sold for £136,000 on 30 Jul 2004 and the lowest has been number 159 that sold for £52,000 on 05 Dec 1997. If you are interested in more detailed information then keep reading as we give insights about all of them in this page later on.

Social grade

The figures shown are per-household between the ages of 16-64.

0 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
14 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
15 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
27 - DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers

The most common ethnicity is Indian. Residents have the following ethnicities: 272 White, 0 Gypsy, 6 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 1 Other asian, 2 Black, 2 Mixed.


According to the 2011 Census, the UK population claims itself as 87% white. The second largest group are asian 6% and black 3%.

White: 272
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 6
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 1
Black: 2
Mixed: 2
Other: 0

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 9
Mortgage: 10
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 17
Social other: 81
Private rented: 8
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 0
Private other: 0
Rent free: 3

House prices

157, PALMERSTON ROAD, ME4 6LU, CHATHAM, CHATHAM, MEDWAY Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £125,000 on 16 Feb 2008
157, PALMERSTON ROAD, ME4 6LU, CHATHAM, CHATHAM, MEDWAY Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £136,000 on 30 Jul 2004
157, PALMERSTON ROAD, ME4 6LU, CHATHAM, CHATHAM, MEDWAY Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £70,000 on 20 Jul 2001
159, PALMERSTON ROAD, ME4 6LU, CHATHAM, CHATHAM, ROCHESTER UPON MEDWAY Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £52,000 on 05 Dec 1997

In 2011 this place had 8 detached houses, 13 semi-detached houses, 42 terraced houses, 63 flats, 2 converted house shares, 1 flats in commercial buildings, 0 caravans.

The most common house type here is Flat.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 8
Semi-detached : 13
Terraced: 42
Flat: 63
Converted house share: 2
Flat in commercial: 1
Caravan: 0


Please bear in mind that an individual may hold one or more passports.

No passport: 147
UK: 133
Ireland: 1
Other EU: 1
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 0
North America & Caribbean: 1
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 1
British Overseas: 0


The UK is mainly a Christian country, with 59% of residents. 25% of the population claim to have no religion. 4% of the population identify themselves as Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.5% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Christian: 177
Buddhist: 0
Hindu: 6
Jewish: 2
Muslim: 0
Sikh: 0
Other: 0
No religion: 43
Not stated: 55


Income rank


Proportion of the population experiencing deprivation relating to low income

Employment rank


Proportion of the working-age population in an area involuntarily excluded from the labour market

Education skills rank


Lack of attainment skills in local population

Health rank


Risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life

Crime rank


Risk of personal victimisation

Living environment rank


Measures the quality of the local environment

Income affecting children rank


Proportion of all children aged 0 to 15 living in income deprived families

Income affecting older rank


Proportion of all those aged 60 or over who experience income deprivation.

Children rank


Attainment of qualifications among children

Adult skill rank


Lack of qualifications in the resident working-age adult population

Geographical barrier rank


Physical proximity of local services

Wider barrier rank


Accessability of housing due to affordability

Indoor rank


Quality of housing

Outdoor rank


E.g. Air quality, road accidents


No qualification: 188
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 31
NVQ Level 1: 14
One A level: 20
NVQ Level 2: 23
Apprenticeship: 2
Two plus A level: 4
NVQ Level 3: 7
Degree: 4
NVQ Level 4-5: 1
Professional qualification: 13
Other vocational qualification: 16

The median age of this location's residents is 74.0 while the mean age is 64.01767. The most frequent age group is Seventy-five to eighty-four. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 5, 5-7 years: 2, 8-9 years: 2, 10-14 years: 9, 16-17 years: 3, 18-19 years: 6, 20-24 years: 6, 25-29 years: 8, 25-29 years: 8, 30-44 years: 22, 45-59 years: 26, 60-64 years: 20, 65-74 years: 36, 75-84 years: 64, 85-89 years: 54.

This location in Chatham is categorised as Urban city and town.

Some people have different preferences regarding the altitude of areas, this postcode's altitude is 90 metres above sea level. Areas at higher altitudes could be more favourable due to the expected rise of sea levels in the not so distant future.

45 had very good health and 22 had very bad in this area.

Room number

This data lists the total number of room each house have.

One: 0
Two: 10
Three: 79
Four: 15
Five: 10
Six: 10
Seven: 4
Eight: 0
Nine: 0

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 148 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 41 households.

Household size

This data lists the total number of people normally resident within each household.

One: 92
Two: 23
Three: 3
Four: 6
Five: 2
Six: 2
Eight: 0


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 283
Males: 93
Females: 190


Health is usually influenced by age and the affluence of a neighbourhood, since deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Total: 283
Very good: 45
Good: 57
Fair: 94
Bad: 65
Very bad: 22

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but ME4 6LU is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Jan 1980.

Geographically this area resides in 0.524188 longitude and 51.365058 latitude.

If you are interested in getting to know more about the location codes of this area then it might also be valuable that it resides 575817 eastings and 165912 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is TQ758659. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of ME4 6LU is E06000035 and its county code is E10000016.

Its MSOA code is E02003340, its LSOA code is E01016025, its parish code is E43000030 and its constituency code is E14000626. These codes can come handy when you want to find out more about this location as not all services work with postcode.

Furthermore this area is in a national park.

We found 0 crimes in ME4 6LU in December 2018. Our records show that there were 0 antisocial behaviours, 0 violence and anti-social behaviours, 0 burglaries, 0 criminal damage and arsons, 0 drugs and 0 vehicle crimes. For more detailed analysis please continue reading as we have data for each crime type and all the nearby streets, close to ME4 6LU.

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Longitude 0.524188
Latitude 51.365058
Easting 575817
Northing 165912
Altitude 90
The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by ME4 6LU postal code.


Locality CHATHAM
County Kent
District Medway
Ward Chatham Central
Country England
Constituency Chatham and Aylesford
Region South East
Parish "Medway, unparished area"


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E10000016
National Park
Built Up Area Medway Towns
Built Up Subdivision Chatham
Lower Layer Super Output Area Medway 027A
Grid Ref TQ758659
District Code E06000035
London Zone
LSOA Code E01016025
MSOA Code E02003340
Middle Layer Super Output Area Medway 027
Parish Code E43000030
Census Output Area E00081010
Constituency Code E14000626