Postcode NN8 1AF (North Northamptonshire)

Map showing NN8 1AF and nearby postcodes

The postcode NN8 1AF is located in North Northamptonshire It was introduced in March 1982 and is an active postcode. NN8 1AF is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

NN8 1AF is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.2 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 NN8 1AF as Ethnicity central > Ethnic family life > Young families and students.

The closest road name to NN8 1AF is Orient Way which is centered 48 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Sheep St and is 124 m away. The closest railway station is Wellingborough Rail Station, 1.2 km away.

The closest primary school to NN8 1AF (for ages 11 and under) is Park Junior School, Wellingborough. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on January 18, 2018. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Friars Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on May 22, 2019 rated this school as Outstanding

The local pub for residents of NN8 1AF is The Stags Head Public House and is 3.15 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 19, 2022. The nearest takeaway food is available from Irchester Fish Bar and is 3.91 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Needs Improvement on October 7, 2021.

Policing for NN8 1AF 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 NN8 1AF and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to NN8 1AF, and the approximate distance away.

Orient Way 48 m
Angel Lane 57 m
Burystead Place 84 m
Silver Street 97 m
Church Way 113 m
Church Street 135 m
Tithe Barn Road 147 m
Sheep Street 155 m
A5128 175 m
Market Street 176 m
Queens Lane 212 m
High Street Place 218 m
Queen Street 222 m
High Street 227 m
Commercial Way 237 m


Information about the postcode NN8 1AF

Introduction March 1982
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 NN8 1AF - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Park Junior School, Wellingborough Good
(January 18, 2018)
331 m
Friars Academy Outstanding
(May 22, 2019)
421 m
Refocus 428 m
The Avenue Infant School Good
(October 10, 2017)
568 m
All Saints CEVA Primary School and Nursery Requires improvement
(October 10, 2018)
577 m
Wellingborough School 605 m
St Barnabas Church of England School Good
(September 20, 2017)
631 m
Wrenn School Good
(May 10, 2018)
641 m
Croyland Primary School Good
(October 13, 2021)
714 m
Freemans Endowed Church of England Junior Academy Good
(February 8, 2017)
728 m
Sir Christopher Hatton Academy Outstanding
(January 9, 2015)
792 m
Victoria Primary Academy Requires improvement
(May 9, 2019)
959 m
Rowan Gate Primary School -Two Sites and Satellite Outstanding
(March 26, 2019)
1.04 km
Weavers Academy Good
(May 17, 2017)
1.32 km
Our Lady's Catholic Primary School 1.32 km
Oakway Academy Requires improvement
(April 3, 2019)
1.39 km
Warwick Academy 1.58 km
Redwell Primary School 1.79 km
Olympic Primary 1.98 km
Ruskin Academy 1.99 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from NN8 1AF - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Chester House Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 28, 2021
2.99 km
Saxby's Cider Retailers - other 4
November 25, 2021
2.99 km
Dolce Limited At Great Doddington County Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 12, 2021
3.13 km
Great Doddington Pre-School Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 12, 2021
3.13 km
The Stags Head Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 19, 2022
3.15 km
The Village Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 3, 2018
3.27 km
Great Doddington Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 14, 2018
3.27 km
Quarrymans Rest Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 10, 2022
3.42 km
Rushden Indoor Secure Storage Limited Distributors/Transporters Exempt
April 20, 2018
3.59 km
Abbey Farm - J Ireland And A Loft Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
March 21, 2019
3.59 km
Wellingborough Rugby Club Pub/bar/nightclub 3
May 16, 2018
3.69 km
Irchester Sports Association Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
June 8, 2021
3.76 km
Caketins Kitchen Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 28, 2019
3.85 km
Kingswood Education Catering Ltd At Irchester Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 18, 2019
3.87 km
Hey Sweetie Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 11, 2020
3.88 km
The Prosecco Stable Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
May 8, 2019
3.88 km
Irchester Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
October 7, 2021
3.91 km
Irchester Park Store Retailers - other 4
February 9, 2015
3.91 km
Co-Op Stores Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 12, 2014
3.92 km
Irchester Bowling Club Pub/bar/nightclub 4
September 2, 2014
3.92 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to NN8 1AF - Data from Apr 2022

Sheep St Bus Stop/Station 124 m
Church Street Interchange Bus Stop/Station 140 m
Church Street Interchange Bus Stop/Station 142 m
Church Street Interchange Bus Stop/Station 143 m
Church Street Interchange Bus Stop/Station 145 m
Orient Way Taxi Rank 20 m
Wellingborough Rail Station Rail 1.2 km
London Luton Airport Air 51.72 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to NN8 1AF - Data from Dec 2021

Buckwell Green Urban Greenspace 609 m
Stanwell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.53 km
Land Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.54 km
Cromwell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.8 km
Red Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.98 km
Ann's Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.18 km
Blackberry Fox Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.19 km
The Rookery Woodland Or Forest 3.21 km
Vivian's Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.21 km
Eleanor's Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.29 km
Corrie's Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.56 km
Duke's Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.65 km
Lodge Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.83 km
Wilby Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.96 km
The Rookery Woodland Or Forest 4.15 km


Country England
Latitude 52.30154900
Longitude -0.69378600
OS Easting 489165
OS Northing 0267849
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
Electoral Ward Croyland and Swanspool
Local Authority District North 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 E06000061
Travel To Work Area Kettering and Wellingborough


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: Ethnicity central
Group: Ethnic family life
Subgroup: Young families and students
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Wellingborough BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Wellingborough BUASD
Workplace Zone E33014791
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Wellingborough 006
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Wellingborough 006A
Output Area / Small Area 3A2