Postcode NN2 6QL (West Northamptonshire)

Map showing NN2 6QL and nearby postcodes

The postcode NN2 6QL is located in West Northamptonshire It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. NN2 6QL is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

NN2 6QL is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.1 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 NN2 6QL as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > White suburban communities.

The closest road name to NN2 6QL is Knight's Lane which is centered 22 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Kingsway and is 333 m away. The closest railway station is Northampton Rail Station, 2.85 km away.

The closest primary school to NN2 6QL (for ages 11 and under) is Kingsthorpe Village Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on October 20, 2021. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Cambian Northampton School. The last OFSTED inspection on October 24, 2019 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of NN2 6QL is Eastcote Arms and is 11.57 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on September 17, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 83.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 11.3 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% 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 2.3 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for NN2 6QL 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 NN2 6QL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to NN2 6QL, and the approximate distance away.

Knight's Lane 22 m
Vicarage Lane 172 m
Well Yard 194 m
Bishops Drive 197 m
Thornby Drive 211 m
Vicarage Close 216 m
The Green 221 m
Manor Road 227 m
Addlecroft Close 282 m
The Rise 283 m
Canons Walk 284 m
High Street 308 m
Garfield Street 310 m
Kingsway 321 m
Julian Way 346 m


Information about the postcode NN2 6QL

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 NN2 6QL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Kingsthorpe Village Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
0 m
The Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School Requires improvement
(October 17, 2018)
662 m
Cambian Northampton School Good
(October 24, 2019)
750 m
Northgate School Arts College Outstanding
(November 14, 2017)
750 m
Kingsthorpe Grove Primary School Good
(April 18, 2018)
932 m
Green Oaks Primary Academy Good
(October 31, 2018)
1.1 km
Purple Oaks Academy 1.1 km
Kings Heath Primary Academy Good
(January 11, 2017)
1.28 km
Whitehills Primary School Outstanding
(April 24, 2015)
1.4 km
Malcolm Arnold Academy Good
(May 10, 2018)
1.41 km
Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School Good
(July 12, 2017)
1.41 km
Fairfields School Outstanding
(June 26, 2018)
1.44 km
Kingsthorpe College Good
(December 11, 2019)
1.6 km
Earl Spencer Primary School Good
(March 6, 2019)
1.62 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School Requires improvement
(November 25, 2021)
1.69 km
Buckton Fields Primary School 1.76 km
Bosworth Independent College 1.78 km
Sunnyside Primary Academy Good
(October 3, 2018)
1.85 km
Northampton International Academy Serious Weaknesses
(February 2, 2022)
2.05 km
All Saints CofE VA Primary School Good
(June 23, 2016)
2.06 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from NN2 6QL - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Eastcote Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
September 17, 2021
11.57 km
Jubilee House B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
July 20, 2021
11.57 km
The Coach House B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
March 1, 2021
11.57 km
Dolce Ltd School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 10, 2020
11.85 km
Little Dragons Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 10, 2020
11.85 km
Pattishall Parish Hall Other catering premises Exempt
July 24, 2020
12.09 km
Peggotty's Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
June 16, 2021
12.31 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to NN2 6QL - Data from Apr 2022

Kingsway Bus Stop/Station 333 m
Texaco Garage Bus Stop/Station 345 m
Kingsway Bus Stop/Station 359 m
Texaco Garage Bus Stop/Station 378 m
Shopping Centre Bus Stop/Station 429 m
Northampton Rail Station Rail 2.85 km
London Oxford Airport Air 55.36 km
London Luton Airport Air 56.03 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to NN2 6QL - Data from Dec 2021

Hoppinghill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Long Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Ryehill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km
Obelisk Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Nursery Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.21 km
Heath Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.46 km
Dallington Heath Woodland Or Forest 2.68 km
Little Warren Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.96 km
Foot Meadow Urban Greenspace 3.01 km
Little Brickhill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.06 km
Brickhill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.07 km
Butcher's Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.16 km
Harlestone Heath Woodland Or Forest 3.21 km
Warren Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.23 km
Brickyard Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.39 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for NN2 6QL - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 52.5 Mbps 83.8 Mbps 460 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 11.3 Mbps 36 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 6 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 28 7
30-300 Mbps 0% 85.7 12.1
300+ Mbps 100% 460 36

Gas Consumption

47 meters consuming 704,502 kWh - mean 14,989 kWh : median 14,775 kWh

Electricity Consumption

47 meters consuming 190,531 kWh - mean 4,054 kWh : median 3,430 kWh

Energy usage data for NN2 6QL - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 52.26298600
Longitude -0.90652500
OS Easting 474725
OS Northing 0263321
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 North
Electoral Ward Kingsthorpe South
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: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: White suburban communities
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Northampton BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Northampton BUASD
Workplace Zone E33017298
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Northampton 008
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Northampton 008A
Output Area / Small Area 6B2