Postcode NN8 3EG (North Northamptonshire)

Map showing NN8 3EG and nearby postcodes

The postcode NN8 3EG is located in North Northamptonshire It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. NN8 3EG is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

NN8 3EG is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.7 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 3EG as Hard-pressed living > Migration and churn > Hard-Pressed European Settlers.

The closest road name to NN8 3EG is Ruskin Avenue which is centered 36 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Masefield Close and is 173 m away. The closest railway station is Wellingborough Rail Station, 3.18 km away.

The closest primary school to NN8 3EG (for ages 11 and under) is Ruskin Academy. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Weavers Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on May 17, 2017 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of NN8 3EG is Wellingborough Rugby Club and is 2.64 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on May 16, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Irchester Fish Bar and is 5.51 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Needs Improvement on October 7, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 133.3 Mbps and an average upload speed of 17.1 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 91.7% 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 0.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for NN8 3EG 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 3EG and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to NN8 3EG, and the approximate distance away.

Ruskin Avenue 36 m
Masefield Close 104 m
Pope Road 153 m
Shakespeare Road 198 m
Scott Road 200 m
Burns Road 219 m
Goldsmith Road 276 m
Cowper Road 312 m
Longfellow Road 343 m
Swinburne Road 360 m
Clare Road 370 m
Queensway 379 m
Stanwell Way 399 m
Shelley Road 560 m
Park Farm Way 614 m


Information about the postcode NN8 3EG

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 NN8 3EG - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Ruskin Academy 0 m
Ruskin Infant School 0 m
Weavers Academy Good
(May 17, 2017)
730 m
Olympic Primary 761 m
Our Lady's Catholic Primary School 978 m
Freemans Endowed Church of England Junior Academy Good
(February 8, 2017)
1.28 km
St Barnabas Church of England School Good
(September 20, 2017)
1.36 km
Croyland Primary School Good
(October 13, 2021)
1.37 km
Wilby Church of England Primary School Good
(November 29, 2016)
1.5 km
Friars Academy Outstanding
(May 22, 2019)
1.87 km
Warwick Academy 1.87 km
Redwell Primary School 1.96 km
Sir Christopher Hatton Academy Outstanding
(January 9, 2015)
2.1 km
Park Junior School, Wellingborough Good
(January 18, 2018)
2.16 km
The Avenue Infant School Good
(October 10, 2017)
2.18 km
Wrenn School Good
(May 10, 2018)
2.32 km
Wellingborough School 2.39 km
Refocus 2.41 km
All Saints CEVA Primary School and Nursery Requires improvement
(October 10, 2018)
2.53 km
Oakway Academy Requires improvement
(April 3, 2019)
2.58 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from NN8 3EG - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Wellingborough Rugby Club Pub/bar/nightclub 3
May 16, 2018
2.64 km
Dolce Limited At Great Doddington County Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 12, 2021
2.84 km
Great Doddington Pre-School Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 12, 2021
2.84 km
The Stags Head Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 19, 2022
2.93 km
The Village Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 3, 2018
2.97 km
Great Doddington Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 14, 2018
3.01 km
Hey Sweetie Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 11, 2020
3.27 km
The Prosecco Stable Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
May 8, 2019
3.27 km
Abbey Farm - J Ireland And A Loft Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
March 21, 2019
4.42 km
Chester House Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 28, 2021
4.76 km
Saxby's Cider Retailers - other 4
November 25, 2021
4.76 km
Dilsha Limited - Red House Garage Retailers - other 4
March 3, 2015
4.86 km
Quarrymans Rest Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 10, 2022
4.92 km
Queens Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
April 30, 2021
5 km
Wythmail's Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 9, 2019
5 km
Irchester Sports Association Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
June 8, 2021
5.34 km
Caketins Kitchen Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 28, 2019
5.36 km
Rushden Indoor Secure Storage Limited Distributors/Transporters Exempt
April 20, 2018
5.48 km
Irchester Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
October 7, 2021
5.51 km
Irchester Park Store Retailers - other 4
February 9, 2015
5.51 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to NN8 3EG - Data from Apr 2022

Masefield Close Bus Stop/Station 173 m
Cowper Road Bus Stop/Station 177 m
Cowper Road Bus Stop/Station 189 m
Canonbury Bus Stop/Station 192 m
Masefield Close Bus Stop/Station 213 m
Orient Way Taxi Rank 1.99 km
Wellingborough Rail Station Rail 3.18 km
London Luton Airport Air 52.34 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to NN8 3EG - Data from Dec 2021

Cromwell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 827 m
Buckwell Green Urban Greenspace 1.53 km
Corrie's Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.64 km
Stanwell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.72 km
Vivian's Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.83 km
Wilby Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
The Rookery Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Blackberry Fox Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.37 km
Cheesecake Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.79 km
The Rookery Woodland Or Forest 2.82 km
Red Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.16 km
Brimshill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.89 km
Ann's Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.06 km
Land Plantation Woodland Or Forest 4.09 km
Eleanor's Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.11 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for NN8 3EG - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 107 Mbps 133.3 Mbps 331 Mbps
Upload 18.2 Mbps 17.1 Mbps 36 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 8.3% 113.5 15.3
300+ Mbps 91.7% 331 36

Gas Consumption

12 meters consuming 159,236 kWh - mean 13,270 kWh : median 14,766 kWh

Electricity Consumption

12 meters consuming 55,334 kWh - mean 4,611 kWh : median 3,493 kWh

Energy usage data for NN8 3EG - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 52.29916300
Longitude -0.72267500
OS Easting 487201
OS Northing 0267550
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 Brickhill and Queensway
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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Migration and churn
Subgroup: Hard-Pressed European Settlers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Wellingborough BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Wellingborough BUASD
Workplace Zone E33017476
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Wellingborough 005
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Wellingborough 005B
Output Area / Small Area 8D3