Postcode OX17 1AB (Cherwell)

Map showing OX17 1AB and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX17 1AB is located in Cherwell, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. OX17 1AB is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

OX17 1AB is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.8 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 OX17 1AB as Rural residents > Ageing rural dwellers > Renting rural retirement.

The closest road name to OX17 1AB is Williamscot Hill which is centered 1.2 km away.

The nearest bus stop is Williamscot Turn and is 293 m away. The closest railway station is Banbury Rail Station, 5.33 km away.

The closest primary school to OX17 1AB (for ages 11 and under) is Cropredy Church of England Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Requires improvement on October 13, 2021. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Chenderit School. The last OFSTED inspection on May 24, 2017 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of OX17 1AB is Red Lion Cropredy and is 1.73 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection .

Residents reported an average download speed of 93.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.7 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 81.8% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 81.8% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps. 18.2% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps.

Policing for OX17 1AB is covered by the Thames Valley police force association and Oxfordshire is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to OX17 1AB and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX17 1AB, and the approximate distance away.

Williamscot Hill 1.2 km
Banbury Lane 3.69 km
A423 4.41 km
A422 4.5 km
B4100 5.45 km
M40 18.57 km
A46 37.49 km
A34 45.04 km
A41 45.36 km
M1 57.7 km
A417 61.9 km
A44 93.85 km
A5 100.11 km
A38 101.82 km
A361 108.73 km


Information about the postcode OX17 1AB

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 OX17 1AB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Cropredy Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(October 13, 2021)
1.55 km
Chacombe CEVA Primary Academy Good
(March 6, 2019)
2.18 km
Cherry Fields Primary School 3.22 km
Carrdus School 3.61 km
Chenderit School Good
(May 24, 2017)
3.77 km
Chipping Warden Primary Academy Good
(February 4, 2020)
4.08 km
Middleton Cheney Primary Academy Good
(December 1, 2021)
4.21 km
Hanwell Fields Community School Good
(July 10, 2019)
4.3 km
St Leonard's Church of England Primary School Good
(February 10, 2022)
4.73 km
Hardwick Primary School 5.01 km
Dashwood Banbury Academy Good
(February 20, 2018)
5.04 km
St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Banbury 5.22 km
Hill View Primary School Good
(January 12, 2022)
5.5 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Aston-le-Walls Good
(March 8, 2018)
5.7 km
North Oxfordshire Academy Good
(March 14, 2017)
5.89 km
St John's Priory School 5.92 km
William Morris Primary School Outstanding
(September 12, 2018)
6.08 km
Harriers Banbury Academy Good
(October 30, 2018)
6.13 km
Frank Wise School Outstanding
(May 9, 2019)
6.32 km
Orchard Fields Community School Good
(February 13, 2019)
6.4 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX17 1AB - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Barn Farm Plants Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
1.33 km
Greenhouse Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
1.33 km
Cropredy Cricket Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 23, 2019
1.54 km
The Bridge Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 27, 2018
1.54 km
Cropredy Pre-School Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 31, 2020
1.55 km
Educaterers Ltd School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 13, 2019
1.55 km
Wardington House Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 15, 2020
1.58 km
J And J Cuisine Ltd T/A Canalside Cafe Cropredy Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
1.66 km
Red Lion Cropredy Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
1.73 km
Brasenose Arms Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
1.73 km
The Mulberry Cafe Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.76 km
Cropredy Lunches Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 14, 2019
1.81 km
Hare And Hounds Inn Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
1.82 km
The George and Dragon Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
February 3, 2022
2.02 km
Fiddlers Elbow Grease Life Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 26, 2019
2.04 km
Wild View Events Ltd Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
October 2, 2019
2.04 km
Chacombe After School Club School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 17, 2021
2.18 km
Dolce Ltd, Chacombe School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 17, 2018
2.18 km
Chacombe Park Beaumont Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 27, 2019
2.22 km
The Bell Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 7, 2019
2.46 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX17 1AB - Data from Apr 2022

Williamscot Turn Bus Stop/Station 293 m
Williamscot Turn Bus Stop/Station 297 m
Banbury Rail Station Rail 5.33 km
London Oxford Airport Air 30.38 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX17 1AB - Data from Dec 2021

Village Spinney Woodland Or Forest 235 m
Williamscot Hill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 391 m
Bridge Lake Inland Water 1.85 km
Wardington Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Broadmoor Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.46 km
Ladshill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.69 km
Hay Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.7 km
The Rookery Woodland Or Forest 2.74 km
Edgcote Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.21 km
Orchard Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.25 km
Ashbed Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.3 km
Highfield Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.36 km
The Pool Inland Water 3.72 km
New Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.79 km
Old Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.81 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for OX17 1AB - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 15.5 Mbps 93.6 Mbps 550 Mbps
Upload 1.2 Mbps 14.7 Mbps 75 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 5.7 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 18.2% 15.5 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 133.3 26.7
300+ Mbps 81.8% 550 75


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 52.10497400
Longitude -1.30008500
OS Easting 448034
OS Northing 0245412
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

Thames Valley


Westminster Parliamentary
County Electorial Division Wroxton and Hook Norton ED
Electoral Ward Cropredy, Sibfords and Wroxton
Local Authority District Cherwell
Region / Government Office Region South East
European Electoral Region South East
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: Oxfordshire
Local Learning and Skills Council Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E07000177
Travel To Work Area Banbury


NHS England Region South East
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance Thames Valley
Strategic Health Authority
South Central
Sustainability and Transformation
Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Oxfordshire CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Rural residents
Group: Ageing rural dwellers
Subgroup: Renting rural retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Wardington BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33043619
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 001B
Output Area / Small Area 1C2