E2 9LY

a primarily residential postcode in Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets

E2 9LY Location Map


Latitude: 51.5313 / 51°31'52"N

Longitude: -0.0518 / 0°3'6"W

OS Eastings: 535233

OS Northings: 183172

OS Grid: TQ352831

Mapcode National: GBR J8.9LS

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.1SZ0

Open Location Code: 9C3XGWJX+G7

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by E2 9LY, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.

Approach Road, London E2 9LY


E2 9LY is a primarily residential postcode in Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets. It was first introduced in January 1980.

The most common council tax bands are C and B. Estimated residential property values, based on historical transactions and adjusted for inflation, range from £277,979 to £1,929,240 with an average of £578,179. Housing types are typically flats/apartments and terraced (including end of terrace). None of the houses sold since 1995 have been new builds.

Commercial rateable values range from £2,850 to £270,000 with an average of £74,620. The most common recorded business types are Offices and School.

In the 2011 census, there were 161 people resident in E2 9LY, of which 75 were male and 86 were female. This also includes overnight visitors at domestic properties, and residents of non-domestic properties such as hotels, prisons and halls of residence.

E2 9LY is in the London travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Tower Hamlets Primary Care Trust.

E2 9LY has a Healthy Living Index of 10/10 (Very high).

E2 9LY has a Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index of 10/10 (Very high), and an Area Retail Diversity Index of 10/10 (Very high). Supermarkets near E2 9LY include Aldi, Asda, Budgens, Co-Operative Food, Costcutter, Iceland, Lidl, Waitrose, Londis, M&S Simply Food, Morrisons, Nisa, Sainsbury's and Tesco. (Source: Open Streetmap)

E2 9LY is approximately 18m (59ft) above sea level.

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of E2 9LY are represented at different levels of local, regional and national government by elected representatives. Where known, these are shown here.

This data is updated approximately monthly, and may not necessarily take account of the results of any elections held recently.

Please note! Local elections were held across much of the UK on 2nd May 2019, and elections to the European parliament are scheduled to be held on 23rd May 2019. The list of elected representatives shown here will be updated as soon as possible after the election results are published, but you should not rely on them in the short term.

London Borough

Tower Hamlets Borough Council


St Peter's


Gabriela Salva Macallan (Labour)
Kevin Joseph Brady (Labour)
Tarik Khan (Labour)

London Assembly

London Assembly constituency

City and East

Assembly Member

John Biggs (Labour)

The London Assembly also has eleven London-wide members elected via the d'Hondt (party list) system. These are not shown here.

United Kingdom Parliament


Bethnal Green and Bow


Rushanara Ali (Labour)

European Parliament

European Region



Claude Moraes (Labour)
Syed Kamall (Conservative)
Mary Honeyball (Labour)
Gerard Batten (UKIP)
Lucy Anderson (Labour)
Charles Tannock (Conservative)
Seb Dance (Labour)
Jean Lambert (Green)

Broadband Internet

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability. This is the most recent data for E2 9LY.

Full fibre availability
Ultrafast broadband availability
Superfast broadband availability
Premises unable to receive 30Mbits/s
Premises unable to receive 10Mbits/s
Premises unable to receive 5Mbits/s
Premises unable to receive 2Mbits/s
Premises below Universal Service Obligation
  • Definitions
  • Ultrafast: 300Mbit/s or greater
  • Superfast: 30Mbit/s to less than 300Mbit/s
  • Universal Service Obligation: Download speeds at or above 10Mbit/s and upload speeds at or above 1Mbit/s

Broadband statistics for commercial properties are less reliable than for domestic properties, as businesses are more likely to have other forms of Internet access that are not classified as 'Broadband'.


The most recent Ofsted rankings for schools near E2 9LY.


St Elizabeth Catholic Primary School

Bonner Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9JY

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 3 - 11

Needs improvement

Globe Primary School

Gawber Street, Bethnal Green, London, E2 0JH

Community School

Ages 3 - 11


St John's Church of England Primary School

Peel Grove, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9LR

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 3 - 11


Bonner Primary School

Stainsbury Street, Bethnal Green, London, E2 0NF

Community School

Ages 5 - 11


Mowlem Primary School

Mowlem Street, Bishops Way, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9HE

Community School

Ages 3 - 11



Raine's Foundation School

Approach Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9LY

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 11 - 18

Needs improvement

Morpeth School

Portman Place, Bethnal Green, London, E2 0PX

Community School

Ages 11 - 18


Oaklands School

Old Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6PR

Community School

Ages 11 - 18


Swanlea School

31 Brady Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 5DJ

Community School

Ages 11 - 18


Green Spring Academy Shoreditch

Gosset Street, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6NW

Academy Converter

Ages 11 - 19


Stepney Green Mathematics and Computing College

Ben Jonson Road, Stepney, London, E1 4SD

Community School

Ages 11 - 18


Central Foundation Girls' School

25-33 Bow Road, Bow, London, E3 2AE

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 11 - 18


Sir John Cass Foundation and Redcoat Church of England Secondary School

Stepney Way, Stepney, London, E1 0RH

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 11 - 18


Wapping High School

153 Commercial Road, London, Not applicable, E1 2DA

Free School

Ages 11 - 16

Needs improvement

Bishop Challoner Catholic Federations of Girls School

352 Commercial Road, London, E1 0LB

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 11 - 18


The overall school grade in this area is high.

Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for E2 9LY

London borough ward
St Peter's
London borough
Tower Hamlets Borough Council
UK Parliament constituency
Bethnal Green and Bow
European region

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