Postcode NN1 2BG (West Northamptonshire)

Map showing NN1 2BG and nearby postcodes

The postcode NN1 2BG is located in West Northamptonshire It was introduced in March 1983 and is an active postcode. NN1 2BG is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

NN1 2BG is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.6 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 NN1 2BG as Cosmopolitans > Students around campus > Students and professionals.

The closest road name to NN1 2BG is Albert Place which is centered 18 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Lower Mounts and is 119 m away. The closest railway station is Northampton Rail Station, 1.05 km away.

The closest primary school to NN1 2BG (for ages 11 and under) is Castle Academy. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on January 12, 2022. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Malcolm Arnold Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on May 10, 2018 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of NN1 2BG is Eastcote Arms and is 10.34 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on September 17, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 67.4 Mbps and an average upload speed of 16.2 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for NN1 2BG is covered by the Northamptonshire police force association and Northamptonshire Teaching is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to NN1 2BG and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to NN1 2BG, and the approximate distance away.

Albert Place 18 m
Lower Mounts 81 m
Wellington Street 88 m
Abington Street 144 m
A5123 147 m
The Ridings 178 m
Upper Mounts 181 m
St Giles' Terrace 183 m
Fish Street 240 m
Abington Square 243 m
Earl Street 247 m
York Road 252 m
Cranstoun Street 256 m
St Giles' Street 257 m
Chapel Place 263 m


Information about the postcode NN1 2BG

Introduction March 1983
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Small User - may contain upto 100 addresses but 15 is more typical

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from NN1 2BG - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Progress Schools - Northamptonshire Good
(May 25, 2017)
0 m
Castle Academy Good
(January 12, 2022)
644 m
Northampton International Academy Serious Weaknesses
(February 2, 2022)
756 m
Spring Lane Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
812 m
Vernon Terrace Primary School Good
(September 30, 2016)
831 m
Bosworth Independent College 1 km
Stimpson Avenue Academy Requires improvement
(July 10, 2019)
1.15 km
St Andrew's College Good
(July 1, 2021)
1.25 km
Barry Primary School Good
(June 15, 2016)
1.31 km
Malcolm Arnold Academy Good
(May 10, 2018)
1.62 km
Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School Good
(July 12, 2017)
1.62 km
Northampton School for Boys Outstanding
(November 13, 2014)
1.65 km
Fairfields School Outstanding
(June 26, 2018)
1.66 km
St James Church of England Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
1.7 km
Earl Spencer Primary School Good
(March 6, 2019)
1.84 km
Delapre Primary School Good
(February 1, 2018)
2.02 km
Cambian Northampton School Good
(October 24, 2019)
2.05 km
Northgate School Arts College Outstanding
(November 14, 2017)
2.05 km
Queen Eleanor Primary Academy Good
(December 6, 2017)
2.09 km
Kingsthorpe Grove Primary School Good
(April 18, 2018)
2.17 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from NN1 2BG - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Power Horse Haulage Ltd Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
10.2 km
Eastcote Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
September 17, 2021
10.34 km
Jubilee House B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
July 20, 2021
10.34 km
The Coach House B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
March 1, 2021
10.34 km
George Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 18, 2020
10.63 km
Joanne McCullagh Retailers - other Exempt
January 14, 2020
10.65 km
Dolce Ltd School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 10, 2020
10.75 km
Little Dragons Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 10, 2020
10.75 km
Pattishall Parish Hall Other catering premises Exempt
July 24, 2020
10.88 km
Chartwells School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 19, 2019
10.95 km
Peggotty's Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
June 16, 2021
11.32 km
Buttonchocs Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
March 6, 2020
11.87 km
Duncote Hall Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 7, 2020
12.92 km
Elior at Duncote & The Lakes Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
12.92 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to NN1 2BG - Data from Apr 2022

Lower Mounts Bus Stop/Station 119 m
Abington Square Bus Stop/Station 191 m
Abington Square Bus Stop/Station 263 m
Coach Park Bus Stop/Station 263 m
Police Station Bus Stop/Station 277 m
Northampton Rail Station Rail 1.05 km
London Luton Airport Air 53.42 km
London Oxford Airport Air 53.68 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to NN1 2BG - Data from Dec 2021

Foot Meadow Urban Greenspace 1.18 km
The Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.37 km
Delapre Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.47 km
Hunsbury Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.03 km
Hoppinghill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.24 km
Ryehill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.49 km
Hazel Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.5 km
Grange Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.59 km
Heath Spinney Woodland Or Forest 4.18 km
Bottom Spinney Woodland Or Forest 4.33 km
Little Gap Spinney Woodland Or Forest 4.39 km
Berry Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.43 km
Long Spinney Woodland Or Forest 4.46 km
Brickyard Spinney Woodland Or Forest 4.57 km
Obelisk Spinney Woodland Or Forest 4.58 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for NN1 2BG - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 79.7 Mbps 67.4 Mbps 79.75 Mbps
Upload 20 Mbps 16.2 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 18 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 79.8 20
300+ Mbps 0% - -


Country England
Latitude 52.23976900
Longitude -0.89174700
OS Easting 475773
OS Northing 0260754
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
Northampton South
Electoral Ward Castle
Local Authority District West Northamptonshire
Region / Government Office Region East Midlands
European Electoral Region East Midlands
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: South East Midlands
Local Learning and Skills Council Northamptonshire

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E06000062
Travel To Work Area Northampton


NHS England Region Midlands
Primary Care Trust
Northamptonshire Teaching
Cancer Alliance East Midlands
Strategic Health Authority
East Midlands
Sustainability and Transformation
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Northamptonshire CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Cosmopolitans
Group: Students around campus
Subgroup: Students and professionals
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Northampton BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Northampton BUASD
Workplace Zone E33015008
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Northampton 025
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Northampton 025A
Output Area / Small Area 2A3