Postcode L26 0XR (Knowsley)

Map showing L26 0XR and nearby postcodes

The postcode L26 0XR is located in Knowsley, in the county of Merseyside. It was introduced in December 1999 and is an active postcode. L26 0XR is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

L26 0XR is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 0.2 on the scale of the index of deprivation (where 10 are the least deprived and 0 are the most deprived areas). The 2011 UK census classified the residents of L26 0XR as Hard-pressed living > Migration and churn > Young hard-pressed families.

The closest road name to L26 0XR is Fir Avenue which is centered 92 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Hornbeam Road and is 66 m away. The closest railway station is Halewood Rail Station, 372 m away.

The closest primary school to L26 0XR (for ages 11 and under) is St Mark's Catholic Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on September 18, 2019. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is St Julie's Catholic High School. The last OFSTED inspection on April 19, 2018 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of L26 0XR is HELEN'S BAY GOLF CLUB and is 3.37 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on September 21, 2017. The nearest takeaway food is available from Just Indian and is 3.86 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on May 6, 2021.

Policing for L26 0XR is covered by the Merseyside police force association and Knowsley is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to L26 0XR and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to L26 0XR, and the approximate distance away.

Fir Avenue 92 m
Birchen Road 107 m
Fir Close 125 m
Hornbeam Road 196 m
Penmann Close 197 m
Penmann Crescent 200 m
Alderton Close 210 m
Heydon Close 216 m
Ronaldsway 229 m
Rose Close 252 m
Shalcombe Close 258 m
Elwyn Drive 268 m
Merstone Close 281 m
Baileys Lane 282 m
Rutland Avenue 308 m


Information about the postcode L26 0XR

Introduction December 1999
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from L26 0XR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Mark's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 18, 2019)
0 m
Finch Woods Academy Good
(June 21, 2017)
208 m
Plantation Primary School Good
(November 6, 2018)
517 m
Halewood Church of England Primary Academy 547 m
Halewood Academy Good
(April 27, 2017)
948 m
Yew Tree Primary Academy 948 m
St Andrew the Apostle Catholic Primary School Good
(February 26, 2020)
1.4 km
Holy Family Catholic Primary School Good
(February 22, 2018)
1.68 km
Hunts Cross Primary School Requires improvement
(October 3, 2019)
1.95 km
Middlefield Community Primary School Good
(November 22, 2018)
2.39 km
St Christopher's Catholic Primary School Good
(November 28, 2019)
2.42 km
St Ambrose Catholic Academy 2.49 km
Norman Pannell Primary School Good
(November 23, 2016)
2.69 km
Much Woolton Catholic Primary School Good
(February 12, 2020)
2.71 km
St Julie's Catholic High School Good
(April 19, 2018)
2.86 km
Woolton Primary School Good
(November 16, 2017)
2.97 km
St Gregory's Catholic Primary School Good
(November 28, 2018)
3 km
Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Catholic Primary School Good
(September 25, 2019)
3 km
Stockton Wood Community Primary School Good
(October 24, 2019)
3.06 km
St Michael with St Thomas CE Primary School 3.07 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from L26 0XR - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Grey Point Fort Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
2.7 km
MONTESSORI HELEN'S BAY PRE-SCHOOL Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 18, 2017
2.77 km
HELEN'S BAY GOLF CLUB Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 21, 2017
3.37 km
Helen's Bay TCK Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 13, 2018
3.37 km
Neill Wine Retailers - other Exempt
June 12, 2014
3.39 km
AES Canteen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 4, 2021
3.4 km
Just Indian Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
May 6, 2021
3.86 km
Vivo Eden Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
October 13, 2020
3.86 km
WOODLANDS CAFE Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 1, 2018
3.89 km
Big Ying Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
January 13, 2021
3.9 km
Eden Primary School Kitchen School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 15, 2020
3.9 km
The Vape and Grind Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 16, 2019
3.9 km
Victoria Court Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 27, 2021
3.9 km
ROCKPORT PREPARATORY SCHOOL School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 27, 2017
3.9 km
Dillingers Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 23, 2020
3.91 km
EUROSPAR Victoria Road Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 13, 2021
3.91 km
Medicare Victoria Retailers - other Exempt
December 11, 2019
3.91 km
Victoria Hot Spot Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
August 10, 2020
3.91 km
Wineflair Retailers - other Exempt
December 17, 2021
3.91 km
Yu's House Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 25, 2021
3.91 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to L26 0XR - Data from Apr 2022

Hornbeam Road Bus Stop/Station 66 m
Baileys Lane Bus Stop/Station 139 m
Leathers Lane Bus Stop/Station 186 m
Leathers Lane Bus Stop/Station 194 m
Barncroft Road Bus Stop/Station 260 m
Camberley Drive Taxi Rank 1.63 km
Western Avenue Taxi Rank 3.21 km
HOUGH GREEN ROAD Taxi Rank 3.92 km
Halewood Rail Station Rail 372 m
Halewood Rail Station Rail 382 m
Hunts Cross Rail Station Rail 2.11 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 3.52 km
Terminal Two Access Air 36.32 km
Terminal Two Access Air 36.36 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to L26 0XR - Data from Dec 2021

Green's Bridge Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.31 km
Crab Tree Rough Woodland Or Forest 1.42 km
Hop Yard Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.74 km
Mill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.86 km
Ramsbrook Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.35 km
Alder Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.4 km
Brick Wall Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.43 km
Clamley Park Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.59 km
Nook Fields Woodland Or Forest 2.68 km
The Coppice Woodland Or Forest 2.69 km
Camp Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.92 km
Woolton Wood Woodland Or Forest 3 km
Clincton Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.01 km
Big Boar's Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.02 km
Little Boar's Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.03 km


Country England
County Merseyside
Latitude 53.36371200
Longitude -2.82514500
OS Easting 345187
OS Northing 0385522
OS Positional Quality Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean

Index of Deprivation

Most Deprived
Least Deprived

Police Force Association



Westminster Parliamentary
Garston and Halewood
Electoral Ward Halewood South
Local Authority District Knowsley
Region / Government Office Region North West
European Electoral Region North West
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: Liverpool City Region
Local Learning and Skills Council Greater Merseyside

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E08000011
Travel To Work Area Liverpool


NHS England Region North West
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance Cheshire and Merseyside
Strategic Health Authority
North West
Sustainability and Transformation
Cheshire and Merseyside
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Knowsley CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Hard-pressed living
Group: Migration and churn
Subgroup: Young hard-pressed families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Liverpool BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Liverpool BUASD
Workplace Zone E33006218
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Knowsley 020
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Knowsley 020A
Output Area / Small Area 8D1