Postcode NN5 7NW (West Northamptonshire)

Map showing NN5 7NW and nearby postcodes

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

NN5 7NW is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 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 NN5 7NW as Hard-pressed living > Migration and churn > Hard-pressed ethnic mix.

The closest road name to NN5 7NW is Swale Drive which is centered 71 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Nene Walk and is 221 m away. The closest railway station is Northampton Rail Station, 2.76 km away.

The closest primary school to NN5 7NW (for ages 11 and under) is Kings Heath Primary Academy. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on January 11, 2017. 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 7NW is Eastcote Arms and is 10.81 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on September 17, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 121.1 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.5 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 1.6 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 7NW 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 7NW and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Swale Drive 71 m
Nene Walk 160 m
Nene Drive 191 m
Ribble Close 231 m
Severn Drive 264 m
Nene Place 273 m
Kennet Green 290 m
Humber Close 297 m
East Oval 333 m
Trent Close 356 m
Medway Drive 423 m
Nene Way 472 m
Derwent Drive 568 m
Mill Lane 726 m
Welford Road 1.15 km


Information about the postcode NN5 7NW

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 7NW - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Kings Heath Primary Academy Good
(January 11, 2017)
437 m
St Mary's Catholic Primary School Requires improvement
(November 25, 2021)
915 m
Kingsthorpe Village Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
996 m
Earl Spencer Primary School Good
(March 6, 2019)
1.35 km
Cambian Northampton School Good
(October 24, 2019)
1.44 km
Northgate School Arts College Outstanding
(November 14, 2017)
1.44 km
Chiltern Primary School Requires improvement
(January 23, 2020)
1.49 km
The Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School Requires improvement
(October 17, 2018)
1.57 km
Whitehills Primary School Outstanding
(April 24, 2015)
1.69 km
Kingsthorpe Grove Primary School Good
(April 18, 2018)
1.8 km
Hopping Hill Primary School Good
(March 7, 2019)
1.81 km
Lyncrest Primary School Good
(March 16, 2017)
1.9 km
Bosworth Independent College 2.08 km
Buckton Fields Primary School 2.1 km
St James Church of England Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
2.1 km
Green Oaks Primary Academy Good
(October 31, 2018)
2.1 km
Purple Oaks Academy 2.1 km
Malcolm Arnold Academy Good
(May 10, 2018)
2.11 km
Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School Good
(July 12, 2017)
2.11 km
Fairfields School Outstanding
(June 26, 2018)
2.16 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

Nene Walk Bus Stop/Station 221 m
Welland Walk Bus Stop/Station 271 m
Church Green Bus Stop/Station 425 m
46 South Oval Bus Stop/Station 449 m
Witham Green Bus Stop/Station 498 m
Northampton Rail Station Rail 2.76 km
London Oxford Airport Air 54.66 km
London Luton Airport Air 56.46 km

Nearby Nature

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

Hoppinghill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 946 m
Ryehill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.04 km
Heath Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.49 km
Dallington Heath Woodland Or Forest 1.88 km
Harlestone Heath Woodland Or Forest 2.4 km
Long Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.58 km
Slatepit Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.6 km
Round Oak Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.74 km
Obelisk Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.75 km
Nursery Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.78 km
Foot Meadow Urban Greenspace 2.88 km
Berry Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.98 km
Dudman's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.05 km
Bottomclose Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.19 km
Brampton Brook Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.46 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 53 Mbps 121.1 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 14.5 Mbps 39 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 1.5 0.5
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 96.6 13.2
300+ Mbps 100% 461.3 37

Gas Consumption

42 meters consuming 428,415 kWh - mean 10,200 kWh : median 9,856 kWh

Electricity Consumption

43 meters consuming 157,406 kWh - mean 3,661 kWh : median 2,576 kWh

Energy usage data for NN5 7NW - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 52.26061600
Longitude -0.92059000
OS Easting 473769
OS Northing 0263043
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: 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 E33017320
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Northampton 017
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Northampton 017D
Output Area / Small Area 8D2