Postcode OX17 1AY (Cherwell)

Map showing OX17 1AY and nearby postcodes

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

OX17 1AY is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.9 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 1AY as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural white-collar workers.

The closest road name to OX17 1AY is School Hill which is centered 66 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Main Street and is 177 m away.

The closest primary school to OX17 1AY (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 local pub for residents of OX17 1AY is The Green Man and is 327 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 31, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 78.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.7 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 22.2% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for OX17 1AY 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 1AY and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

School Hill 66 m
Whiteway 133 m
Main Street 151 m
Church Lane 180 m
The Holt 201 m
Roundhill Road 208 m
Lower Farm Lane 219 m
The Paddocks 226 m
The Mead 258 m
Orchard Piece 280 m
Chestnut Road 295 m
Ivy Lane 309 m
Southam Road 603 m
A422 5.87 km
A423 5.94 km


Information about the postcode OX17 1AY

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 1AY - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Cropredy Church of England Primary School Requires improvement
(October 13, 2021)
3.06 km
Cherry Fields Primary School 4.74 km
Hanwell Fields Community School Good
(July 10, 2019)
5.1 km
The Dassett CofE Primary School Good
(April 9, 2019)
5.31 km
Hornton Primary School Good
(March 9, 2018)
5.33 km
Hardwick Primary School 5.47 km
North Oxfordshire Academy Good
(March 14, 2017)
5.88 km
Hill View Primary School Good
(January 12, 2022)
6.14 km
Chipping Warden Primary Academy Good
(February 4, 2020)
6.19 km
William Morris Primary School Outstanding
(September 12, 2018)
6.36 km
Wroxton Church of England Primary School Good
(March 4, 2020)
6.5 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Aston-le-Walls Good
(March 8, 2018)
6.63 km
Chacombe CEVA Primary Academy Good
(March 6, 2019)
6.69 km
St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Banbury 6.78 km
Orchard Fields Community School Good
(February 13, 2019)
6.95 km
Boddington Church of England Voluntary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
7.12 km
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Banbury Good
(July 13, 2017)
7.15 km
Carrdus School 7.18 km
St Leonard's Church of England Primary School Good
(February 10, 2022)
7.25 km
Dashwood Banbury Academy Good
(February 20, 2018)
7.32 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Mollington Munch Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 4, 2018
279 m
The Green Man Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 31, 2020
327 m
Farnborough Garden Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 28, 2019
2.16 km
Indulgence Other catering premises 5
Very Good
May 22, 2019
2.24 km
Inn At Farnborough Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 6, 2018
2.24 km
Fat Pheasant Shepherd Huts Ltd Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
February 16, 2021
2.31 km
Kevlar's Dining Shack Mobile caterer 3
November 16, 2020
2.33 km
Shotteswell Village Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
January 21, 2019
2.49 km
The Bell Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 7, 2019
2.58 km
The Plough Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 13, 2019
2.78 km
Brasenose Arms Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
2.95 km
The Mulberry Cafe Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
2.96 km
Jandjcuisine Limited Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
October 11, 2019
2.99 km
National Herb Centre Other catering premises 4
December 4, 2019
2.99 km
Carpenters Farm Shop And Butchers Retailers - other 4
November 20, 2019
2.99 km
The Falcon At Warmington Other catering premises 5
Very Good
January 7, 2020
2.99 km
Cropredy Lunches Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 14, 2019
3.02 km
J And J Cuisine Ltd T/A Canalside Cafe Cropredy Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
3.03 km
Red Lion Cropredy Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
3.05 km
Cropredy Pre-School Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 31, 2020
3.06 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Main Street Bus Stop/Station 177 m
Mollington Turn Bus Stop/Station 384 m
Mollington Turn Bus Stop/Station 416 m
London Oxford Airport Air 32.72 km

Nearby Nature

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

Mollington Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.11 km
Crickley Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.23 km
Harefurlong Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.32 km
Markhamhole Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.39 km
Oak Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.52 km
Clattercote Reservoir Inland Water 1.52 km
The Rookery Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Island Pond Inland Water 1.96 km
Lady Pond Inland Water 2.04 km
Farnborough Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.06 km
Warmington Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.18 km
Round Pool Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.25 km
Warmington Fox Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.28 km
Sourland Pool Inland Water 2.3 km
Stambra Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.35 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 66.1 Mbps 78.6 Mbps 154.08 Mbps
Upload 14.9 Mbps 15.7 Mbps 28.03 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% 19 7
30-300 Mbps 77.8% 88.7 17.2
300+ Mbps 22.2% - -


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 52.12448900
Longitude -1.35940600
OS Easting 443952
OS Northing 0247545
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: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Rural white-collar workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Mollington (Cherwell) BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33043618
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 001A
Output Area / Small Area 1B2