Postcode NN5 7BS (West Northamptonshire)

Map showing NN5 7BS and nearby postcodes

The postcode NN5 7BS is located in West Northamptonshire It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. NN5 7BS is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

NN5 7BS is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 0.4 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 NN5 7BS as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Social renting young families.

The closest road name to NN5 7BS is Merthyr Road which is centered 34 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Glebeland Road and is 40 m away. The closest railway station is Northampton Rail Station, 1.47 km away.

The closest primary school to NN5 7BS (for ages 11 and under) is Earl Spencer Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on March 6, 2019. 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 7BS is Eastcote Arms and is 9.97 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on September 17, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 130.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.1 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 2 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 NN5 7BS 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 7BS and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to NN5 7BS, and the approximate distance away.

Merthyr Road 34 m
Littlewood Close 93 m
Tennyson Close 120 m
Penarth Road 131 m
Streatfeild Road 144 m
Cardigan Close 154 m
Glebeland Crescent 176 m
Tenby Road 188 m
Camrose Road 196 m
Aberdare Road 215 m
Glebeland Road 241 m
Brook Lane 267 m
Dallington Road 268 m
Glebeland Walk 274 m
Swansea Road 279 m


Information about the postcode NN5 7BS

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 7BS - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Earl Spencer Primary School Good
(March 6, 2019)
120 m
St Mary's Catholic Primary School Requires improvement
(November 25, 2021)
747 m
St James Church of England Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
812 m
Kings Heath Primary Academy Good
(January 11, 2017)
954 m
Lyncrest Primary School Good
(March 16, 2017)
1.01 km
Chiltern Primary School Requires improvement
(January 23, 2020)
1.08 km
Bosworth Independent College 1.2 km
Spring Lane Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
1.25 km
Northampton International Academy Serious Weaknesses
(February 2, 2022)
1.28 km
Castle Academy Good
(January 12, 2022)
1.31 km
Cambian Northampton School Good
(October 24, 2019)
1.4 km
Northgate School Arts College Outstanding
(November 14, 2017)
1.4 km
Kingsthorpe Village Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
1.65 km
Malcolm Arnold Academy Good
(May 10, 2018)
1.75 km
Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School Good
(July 12, 2017)
1.75 km
Hopping Hill Primary School Good
(March 7, 2019)
1.75 km
The Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School Requires improvement
(October 17, 2018)
1.78 km
Fairfields School Outstanding
(June 26, 2018)
1.83 km
Kingsthorpe Grove Primary School Good
(April 18, 2018)
1.83 km
Progress Schools - Northamptonshire Good
(May 25, 2017)
1.95 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from NN5 7BS - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Eastcote Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
September 17, 2021
9.97 km
Jubilee House B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
July 20, 2021
9.97 km
The Coach House B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
March 1, 2021
9.97 km
Dolce Ltd School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 10, 2020
10.27 km
Little Dragons Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 10, 2020
10.27 km
Pattishall Parish Hall Other catering premises Exempt
July 24, 2020
10.5 km
Joanne McCullagh Retailers - other Exempt
January 14, 2020
10.74 km
George Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 18, 2020
10.75 km
Peggotty's Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
June 16, 2021
10.76 km
Buttonchocs Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
March 6, 2020
11.67 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to NN5 7BS - Data from Apr 2022

Glebeland Road Bus Stop/Station 40 m
Glebeland Road Bus Stop/Station 125 m
Merthyr Road Bus Stop/Station 161 m
Merthyr Road Bus Stop/Station 219 m
Merthyr Road Bus Stop/Station 229 m
Northampton Rail Station Rail 1.47 km
London Oxford Airport Air 53.72 km
London Luton Airport Air 55.3 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to NN5 7BS - Data from Dec 2021

Hoppinghill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.29 km
Ryehill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.54 km
Foot Meadow Urban Greenspace 1.57 km
Heath Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.23 km
Berry Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.79 km
Dallington Heath Woodland Or Forest 2.94 km
Slatepit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.27 km
Bottom Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.29 km
Harlestone Heath Woodland Or Forest 3.39 km
Hunsbury Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.39 km
Round Oak Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.5 km
Long Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.57 km
Bottomclose Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.66 km
Obelisk Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.73 km
Nursery Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.84 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for NN5 7BS - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 107 Mbps 130.8 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 13.1 Mbps 39 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 4.8 0.8
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 21.2 3.2
30-300 Mbps 0% 97.3 11.3
300+ Mbps 100% 439.8 37

Gas Consumption

44 meters consuming 580,161 kWh - mean 13,185 kWh : median 11,801 kWh

Electricity Consumption

43 meters consuming 151,438 kWh - mean 3,522 kWh : median 2,903 kWh

Energy usage data for NN5 7BS - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 52.24925900
Longitude -0.91574000
OS Easting 474118
OS Northing 0261783
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 Dallington Spencer
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: Multicultural metropolitans
Group: Rented family living
Subgroup: Social renting young families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Northampton BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Northampton BUASD
Workplace Zone E33017321
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Northampton 017
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Northampton 017A
Output Area / Small Area 4A1