Postcode NN5 6BW (West Northamptonshire)

Map showing NN5 6BW and nearby postcodes

The postcode NN5 6BW is located in West Northamptonshire It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. NN5 6BW is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

NN5 6BW is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.5 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 NN5 6BW as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Self-sufficient retirement.

The closest road name to NN5 6BW is Porlock Close which is centered 110 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Chiltern Way and is 130 m away. The closest railway station is Northampton Rail Station, 2.14 km away.

The closest primary school to NN5 6BW (for ages 11 and under) is Chiltern Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Requires improvement on January 23, 2020. 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 NN5 6BW is Eastcote Arms and is 9.32 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on September 17, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Bugbrooke Pizza Ltd and is 12.1 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on November 8, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 83.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 12.1 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 1.3 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 NN5 6BW 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 NN5 6BW and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to NN5 6BW, and the approximate distance away.

Porlock Close 110 m
Chiltern Way 111 m
Chiltern Close 125 m
Meon Way 184 m
Candace Court 190 m
Quantock Crescent 238 m
Chiltern Avenue 249 m
Kirkholme Gardens 251 m
Malvern Grove 260 m
Long Mynd Drive 331 m
Mendip Road 335 m
Pennine Way 353 m
The Lawns 364 m
Edgehill Road 373 m
Corran Close 374 m


Information about the postcode NN5 6BW

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 NN5 6BW - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Chiltern Primary School Requires improvement
(January 23, 2020)
0 m
Lyncrest Primary School Good
(March 16, 2017)
594 m
St Mary's Catholic Primary School Requires improvement
(November 25, 2021)
617 m
Hopping Hill Primary School Good
(March 7, 2019)
691 m
Kings Heath Primary Academy Good
(January 11, 2017)
1.07 km
Earl Spencer Primary School Good
(March 6, 2019)
1.2 km
Millway Primary School Good
(March 14, 2018)
1.28 km
St James Church of England Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
1.3 km
Duston Eldean Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
1.52 km
The Duston School Good
(June 25, 2021)
1.66 km
St Luke's Church of England Primary School Good
(September 18, 2019)
1.81 km
Upton Meadows Primary School 1.98 km
Quinton House School 2.09 km
Spring Lane Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
2.12 km
Bosworth Independent College 2.27 km
Castle Academy Good
(January 12, 2022)
2.3 km
Kingsthorpe Village Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
2.31 km
Northampton International Academy Serious Weaknesses
(February 2, 2022)
2.31 km
Cambian Northampton School Good
(October 24, 2019)
2.34 km
Northgate School Arts College Outstanding
(November 14, 2017)
2.34 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from NN5 6BW - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Eastcote Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
September 17, 2021
9.32 km
Jubilee House B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
July 20, 2021
9.32 km
The Coach House B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
March 1, 2021
9.32 km
Dolce Ltd School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 10, 2020
9.57 km
Little Dragons Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 10, 2020
9.57 km
Pattishall Parish Hall Other catering premises Exempt
July 24, 2020
9.84 km
Peggotty's Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
June 16, 2021
10.02 km
Joanne McCullagh Retailers - other Exempt
January 14, 2020
10.31 km
George Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 18, 2020
10.33 km
Buttonchocs Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
March 6, 2020
11.08 km
Bugbrooke Pizza Ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 8, 2021
12.1 km
Bugbrooke Tandoori Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
November 8, 2021
12.1 km
The Old Red Lion Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 29, 2019
12.52 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to NN5 6BW - Data from Apr 2022

Chiltern Way Bus Stop/Station 130 m
Chiltern Way Bus Stop/Station 152 m
St Andrews Methodist Church Bus Stop/Station 177 m
St Andrews Methodist Church Bus Stop/Station 184 m
Malvern Grove Shops Bus Stop/Station 189 m
Northampton Rail Station Rail 2.14 km
London Oxford Airport Air 53.16 km
London Luton Airport Air 56.01 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to NN5 6BW - Data from Dec 2021

Hoppinghill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 721 m
Ryehill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 903 m
Heath Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.52 km
Berry Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.73 km
Foot Meadow Urban Greenspace 2.17 km
Slatepit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.38 km
Dallington Heath Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Bottom Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.51 km
Round Oak Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.64 km
Bottomclose Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.66 km
Harlestone Heath Woodland Or Forest 2.72 km
Dudman's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.19 km
New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.43 km
Hunsbury Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.44 km
Pale Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.56 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for NN5 6BW - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 53.2 Mbps 83.9 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 12.1 Mbps 39 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 10 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 11.8 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 83.7 15.6
300+ Mbps 100% 593 39

Gas Consumption

35 meters consuming 308,229 kWh - mean 8,807 kWh : median 8,398 kWh

Electricity Consumption

34 meters consuming 80,769 kWh - mean 2,376 kWh : median 2,235 kWh

Energy usage data for NN5 6BW - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 52.24901000
Longitude -0.93150600
OS Easting 473043
OS Northing 0261741
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 Duston East
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Self-sufficient retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Northampton BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Northampton BUASD
Workplace Zone E33017324
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Northampton 018
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Northampton 018C
Output Area / Small Area 5B3