Postcode NN4 8SW (West Northamptonshire)

Map showing NN4 8SW and nearby postcodes

The postcode NN4 8SW is located in West Northamptonshire It was introduced in August 1993 and is an active postcode. NN4 8SW is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

NN4 8SW is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.4 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 NN4 8SW as Hard-pressed living > Migration and churn > Hard-pressed ethnic mix.

The closest road name to NN4 8SW is Blackberry Lane which is centered 121 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Nicholls House and is 33 m away. The closest railway station is Northampton Rail Station, 1.44 km away.

The closest primary school to NN4 8SW (for ages 11 and under) is Briar Hill Primary School & Nursery. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on September 15, 2021. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Abbeyfield School. The last OFSTED inspection on September 15, 2021 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of NN4 8SW is Eastcote Arms and is 8 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on September 17, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 86.4 Mbps and an average upload speed of 9.2 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 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 NN4 8SW 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 NN4 8SW and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to NN4 8SW, and the approximate distance away.

Blackberry Lane 121 m
Ashbrow Road 129 m
Thorn Hill 133 m
Hunsbarrow Road 182 m
Stoneyhurst 190 m
Springer Straight 215 m
Jubilee Close 218 m
Peace Close 230 m
Arrow Head Road 265 m
Rosenella Close 266 m
Ring Way 269 m
Rydalside 270 m
Knaphill Crescent 289 m
Frensham Close 293 m
Southwood Hill 308 m


Information about the postcode NN4 8SW

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 NN4 8SW - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Briar Hill Primary School & Nursery Good
(September 15, 2021)
0 m
Hunsbury Park Primary School Good
(July 18, 2017)
631 m
Delapre Primary School Good
(February 1, 2018)
726 m
Queen Eleanor Primary Academy Good
(December 6, 2017)
1.06 km
Abbeyfield School Good
(September 15, 2021)
1.62 km
St James Church of England Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
1.69 km
Simon de Senlis Primary School Good
(February 27, 2018)
1.71 km
The Abbey Primary School 1.87 km
Spring Lane Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
1.88 km
Upton Meadows Primary School 1.89 km
Lyncrest Primary School Good
(March 16, 2017)
2.03 km
Millway Primary School Good
(March 14, 2018)
2.06 km
Pineham Barns Primary School Good
(January 26, 2022)
2.21 km
Quinton House School 2.29 km
Castle Academy Good
(January 12, 2022)
2.29 km
Progress Schools - Northamptonshire Good
(May 25, 2017)
2.34 km
Wootton Park School Outstanding
(July 10, 2019)
2.34 km
Northampton International Academy Serious Weaknesses
(February 2, 2022)
2.49 km
Earl Spencer Primary School Good
(March 6, 2019)
2.51 km
East Hunsbury Primary School 2.52 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from NN4 8SW - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Eastcote Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
September 17, 2021
8 km
Jubilee House B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
July 20, 2021
8 km
The Coach House B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
March 1, 2021
8 km
Power Horse Haulage Ltd Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
8.14 km
Dolce Ltd School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 10, 2020
8.41 km
Little Dragons Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 10, 2020
8.41 km
George Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 18, 2020
8.42 km
Joanne McCullagh Retailers - other Exempt
January 14, 2020
8.43 km
Pattishall Parish Hall Other catering premises Exempt
July 24, 2020
8.54 km
Chartwells School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 19, 2019
8.76 km
Peggotty's Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
June 16, 2021
8.98 km
Ice of Bruerne Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
June 4, 2021
9.14 km
A J & G Bament Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 2, 2021
9.28 km
Stoke Bruerne Cricket Club Pub/bar/nightclub 4
December 22, 2020
9.28 km
The Old Chapel Bed and Breakfast Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
January 15, 2022
9.3 km
Boat Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 1
Needs Major Improvement
February 16, 2022
9.37 km
Canal House Cream Teas Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 17, 2019
9.37 km
Food and Vibes Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
9.38 km
Shutlanger Village Hall Other catering premises Exempt
September 21, 2021
9.38 km
The Plough Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 16, 2020
9.38 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to NN4 8SW - Data from Apr 2022

Nicholls House Bus Stop/Station 33 m
Nicholls House Bus Stop/Station 98 m
Briar Hill School Bus Stop/Station 121 m
Briar Hill School Bus Stop/Station 150 m
Blackberry Lane Bus Stop/Station 181 m
Northampton Rail Station Rail 1.44 km
London Oxford Airport Air 51.48 km
London Luton Airport Air 53.62 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to NN4 8SW - Data from Dec 2021

Hunsbury Hill Hill Or Mountain 889 m
Foot Meadow Urban Greenspace 1.26 km
Hazel Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.69 km
Grange Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Bottom Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.41 km
Delapre Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.41 km
Berry Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.24 km
Hoppinghill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.31 km
Ryehill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.52 km
Heath Spinney Woodland Or Forest 4.12 km
Little Gap Spinney Woodland Or Forest 4.27 km
The Spinney Woodland Or Forest 4.67 km
Slatepit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 4.8 km
Bottomclose Spinney Woodland Or Forest 4.84 km
Grange Spinney Woodland Or Forest 4.88 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for NN4 8SW - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 107 Mbps 86.4 Mbps 205 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 9.2 Mbps 21 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 3 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 16 3.3
30-300 Mbps 0% 111 11.3
300+ Mbps 100% - -

Gas Consumption

22 meters consuming 242,552 kWh - mean 11,025 kWh : median 7,654 kWh

Electricity Consumption

22 meters consuming 55,081 kWh - mean 2,504 kWh : median 2,343 kWh

Energy usage data for NN4 8SW - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 52.22680400
Longitude -0.91878900
OS Easting 473948
OS Northing 0259284
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 Sixfields
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: Migration and churn
Subgroup: Hard-pressed ethnic mix
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Northampton BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Northampton BUASD
Workplace Zone E33017364
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Northampton 026
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Northampton 026B
Output Area / Small Area 8D2