Postcode NN12 8AB (West Northamptonshire)

Map showing NN12 8AB and nearby postcodes

The postcode NN12 8AB is located in West Northamptonshire It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. NN12 8AB is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

NN12 8AB is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 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 8AB as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural white-collar workers.

The closest road name to NN12 8AB is High Street South which is centered 77 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Primary School and is 53 m away.

The closest primary school to NN12 8AB (for ages 11 and under) is Tiffield Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on February 10, 2022. 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 8AB is George Inn and is 409 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on December 18, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 52.2 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.1 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 16.7% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 3.8 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.7 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for NN12 8AB 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 8AB and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to NN12 8AB, and the approximate distance away.

High Street South 77 m
Pigeon Hill 151 m
St Johns Road 469 m
Banbury Lane 3.98 km
A428 16.38 km
A43 17.82 km
A421 23.48 km
A422 26.43 km
M40 27.84 km
A46 43.07 km
M1 53.75 km
A41 59.32 km
A14 72.03 km
A5 114.66 km
A6 131.3 km


Information about the postcode NN12 8AB

Introduction January 1980
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 8AB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Tiffield Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(February 10, 2022)
0 m
The Gateway School Outstanding
(May 22, 2019)
932 m
Sponne School Outstanding
(October 3, 2012)
3.05 km
Gayton Church of England Primary School Outstanding
(July 1, 2010)
3.06 km
Greens Norton Church of England Primary School Good
(January 15, 2020)
3.12 km
Towcester Church of England Primary School Good
(October 31, 2018)
3.22 km
Nicholas Hawksmoor Primary School Good
(November 10, 2021)
3.54 km
Pattishall Church of England Primary School Good
(January 26, 2022)
3.54 km
Blisworth Community Primary School Good
(June 15, 2017)
3.8 km
Marie Weller Primary School 3.96 km
Stoke Bruerne Church of England Primary School Good
(July 11, 2017)
4.62 km
Milton Parochial Primary School Good
(January 24, 2018)
5.39 km
Rothersthorpe Church of England Primary School Good
(March 20, 2018)
5.42 km
Roade Primary School Good
(July 17, 2018)
6.09 km
Bugbrooke Community Primary School Good
(February 7, 2019)
6.33 km
Paulerspury Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(July 12, 2018)
6.38 km
Campion School Good
(November 10, 2021)
6.45 km
Ashton CofE Primary School Good
(October 23, 2019)
6.83 km
Collingtree Church of England Primary School Good
(March 11, 2020)
6.89 km
East Hunsbury Primary School 7.4 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from NN12 8AB - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Chartwells School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 19, 2019
0 m
George Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 18, 2020
409 m
Joanne McCullagh Retailers - other Exempt
January 14, 2020
478 m
Power Horse Haulage Ltd Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
1.38 km
Flo & Co Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
March 17, 2021
2.02 km
Klas Children's Day Nursery Ltd Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 14, 2020
2.13 km
Plantation Cafe Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 13, 2019
2.13 km
Plantation Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 21, 2021
2.13 km
Buttonchocs Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
March 6, 2020
2.2 km
Shell Towcester Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 25, 2019
2.3 km
B & M Retail Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 29, 2021
2.33 km
Tesco Stores Ltd Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 7, 2019
2.33 km
Duncote Hall Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 7, 2020
2.44 km
Elior at Duncote & The Lakes Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
2.44 km
Aldi Foodstore Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 7, 2021
2.48 km
Moo Hatch Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
March 16, 2021
2.48 km
Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 24, 2020
2.58 km
Little Court Farm B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
January 19, 2021
2.58 km
Towcestrians Sports Club Pub/bar/nightclub 4
May 23, 2019
2.58 km
The Little Blue Bakery Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 11, 2021
2.76 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to NN12 8AB - Data from Apr 2022

Primary School Bus Stop/Station 53 m
Meadow Rise Bus Stop/Station 362 m
Meadow Rise Bus Stop/Station 404 m
Gayton Road Bus Stop/Station 519 m
Tiffield Centre Bus Stop/Station 843 m
London Oxford Airport Air 42.73 km
London Luton Airport Air 51.67 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to NN12 8AB - Data from Dec 2021

High Hey Spinney Woodland Or Forest 766 m
Windmill Hill Hill Or Mountain 888 m
Old Soldier Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.06 km
Claypits Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.15 km
Blackbridge Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.18 km
The Old Nursery Woodland Or Forest 1.24 km
Catchgate Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.26 km
Northampton Road Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.31 km
Old Road Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.48 km
Rufford Clump Woodland Or Forest 1.57 km
The Rookery Woodland Or Forest 1.71 km
Burn Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Ash Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.98 km
The Wilderness Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Alexanders Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.16 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for NN12 8AB - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 55.8 Mbps 52.2 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 14 Mbps 14.1 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% 21 9
30-300 Mbps 83.3% 56.8 15.1
300+ Mbps 16.7% - -

Gas Consumption

29 meters consuming 722,462 kWh - mean 24,912 kWh : median 19,627 kWh

Electricity Consumption

28 meters consuming 186,103 kWh - mean 6,647 kWh : median 4,336 kWh

Energy usage data for NN12 8AB - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 52.15745500
Longitude -0.97958500
OS Easting 469903
OS Northing 0251509
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: Rural residents
Group: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Rural white-collar workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural hamlet and isolated dwellings
Built-Up Area Tiffield BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33017417
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
South Northamptonshire 004
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
South Northamptonshire 004B
Output Area / Small Area 1B2