Postcode NN12 6AR (West Northamptonshire)

Map showing NN12 6AR and nearby postcodes

The postcode NN12 6AR is located in West Northamptonshire It was introduced in August 1993 and is an active postcode. NN12 6AR is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

NN12 6AR is one of the least deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 7.6 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 NN12 6AR as Hard-pressed living > Hard pressed ageing workers > Ageing industrious workers.

The closest road name to NN12 6AR is Marlow Road which is centered 17 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Jenkinson Road and is 66 m away.

The closest primary school to NN12 6AR (for ages 11 and under) is Towcester Church of England Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on October 31, 2018. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Sponne School. The last OFSTED inspection on October 3, 2012 rated this school as Outstanding

The local pub for residents of NN12 6AR is Towcester Football Supporters Club and is 248 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on January 28, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Chans Fish & Chips and is 169 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on July 3, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 49.1 Mbps and an average upload speed of 11.2 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.7 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for NN12 6AR 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 NN12 6AR and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to NN12 6AR, and the approximate distance away.

Marlow Road 17 m
Southgate Drive 99 m
Laurel Place 120 m
Plessey Close 132 m
Mercian Close 141 m
Vernon Road 149 m
Saxon Way 174 m
Wessex Lane 174 m
Dane Close 216 m
Blackwell Close 228 m
Islington Road 248 m
Lower Stable Yard 252 m
Reffield Close 254 m
Willis Way 277 m
Park View Road 277 m


Information about the postcode NN12 6AR

Introduction August 1993
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 NN12 6AR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Towcester Church of England Primary School Good
(October 31, 2018)
248 m
Marie Weller Primary School 711 m
Nicholas Hawksmoor Primary School Good
(November 10, 2021)
791 m
Sponne School Outstanding
(October 3, 2012)
932 m
Greens Norton Church of England Primary School Good
(January 15, 2020)
3.01 km
Tiffield Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(February 10, 2022)
3.38 km
Paulerspury Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(July 12, 2018)
3.56 km
The Gateway School Outstanding
(May 22, 2019)
3.75 km
Whittlebury Church of England Primary School Good
(November 7, 2017)
4.36 km
On Track Education Silverstone Good
(November 30, 2017)
4.72 km
Silverstone Church of England Primary School 4.72 km
Stoke Bruerne Church of England Primary School Good
(July 11, 2017)
4.86 km
Cambian Potterspury Lodge School Good
(February 27, 2020)
6.01 km
Pattishall Church of England Primary School Good
(January 26, 2022)
6.31 km
Blisworth Community Primary School Good
(June 15, 2017)
6.38 km
Silverstone UTC Requires improvement
(October 16, 2019)
6.38 km
Gayton Church of England Primary School Outstanding
(July 1, 2010)
6.44 km
Ashton CofE Primary School Good
(October 23, 2019)
7.16 km
Roade Primary School Good
(July 17, 2018)
7.22 km
Yardley Gobion Church of England Primary School Good
(November 7, 2017)
7.38 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from NN12 6AR - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Olive Tree Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 14, 2021
60 m
Chans Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
July 3, 2019
169 m
Ozzy's Express Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 28, 2018
169 m
ABM Catering Limited School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2020
248 m
KidsStop Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 25, 2021
248 m
Olympus Care Services Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 9, 2020
248 m
Tiny Tows Pre School Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 26, 2019
248 m
Towcester Community Food Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 24, 2021
248 m
Towcester Foodbank Retailers - other 4
January 31, 2020
248 m
Towcester Football Supporters Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 28, 2021
248 m
Country Comforts Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 19, 2020
258 m
Olympus Care Services Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 25, 2019
258 m
The Ganges Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
301 m
Dil Raj Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
December 9, 2020
340 m
Happy Garden Chinese Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
January 31, 2022
340 m
Lees Cottage Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 5, 2019
340 m
Marlin Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 29, 2021
340 m
Pizza Time Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 29, 2021
340 m
The Peacock Pub/bar/nightclub 3
December 24, 2021
340 m
KidsStop Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
356 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to NN12 6AR - Data from Apr 2022

Jenkinson Road Bus Stop/Station 66 m
Jenkinson Road Bus Stop/Station 101 m
8 Marlow Road Bus Stop/Station 124 m
Vernon Road Bus Stop/Station 152 m
Marlow Road Bus Stop/Station 156 m
London Oxford Airport Air 39.77 km
London Luton Airport Air 49.96 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to NN12 6AR - Data from Dec 2021

Church Spinney Woodland Or Forest 825 m
Broad Water Inland Water 905 m
Ash Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.46 km
The Wilderness Woodland Or Forest 1.56 km
The Rookery Woodland Or Forest 1.68 km
Fox Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.69 km
The Longwater Inland Water 1.74 km
Radsmore Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.83 km
Rufford Clump Woodland Or Forest 1.88 km
Burcote Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Northampton Road Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Magpie Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Alexanders Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
The Old Nursery Woodland Or Forest 2.25 km
Old Soldier Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.33 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for NN12 6AR - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 54.8 Mbps 49.1 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 11.2 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 2 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 16.8 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 57.1 13.5
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

34 meters consuming 371,094 kWh - mean 10,915 kWh : median 10,695 kWh

Electricity Consumption

34 meters consuming 95,981 kWh - mean 2,823 kWh : median 2,469 kWh

Energy usage data for NN12 6AR - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 52.12713100
Longitude -0.98349200
OS Easting 469684
OS Northing 0248134
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
South Northamptonshire
Electoral Ward Towcester and Roade
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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Hard pressed ageing workers
Subgroup: Ageing industrious workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Towcester BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33017421
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
South Northamptonshire 005
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
South Northamptonshire 005D
Output Area / Small Area 8C1