Postcode OX18 1AJ (West Oxfordshire)

Map showing OX18 1AJ and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX18 1AJ is located in West Oxfordshire, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in August 1992 and is an active postcode. OX18 1AJ is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

OX18 1AJ is one of the least deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 7.5 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 OX18 1AJ as Hard-pressed living > Hard pressed ageing workers > Ageing industrious workers.

The closest road name to OX18 1AJ is Rowan Close which is centered 64 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Rowan Close and is 67 m away.

The closest primary school to OX18 1AJ (for ages 11 and under) is Carterton Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Requires improvement on March 20, 2019. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Carterton Community College. The last OFSTED inspection on May 3, 2018 rated this school as Requires improvement

The local pub for residents of OX18 1AJ is Carterton Squash Club and is 615 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on October 31, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Burford Road Fish Bar and is 695 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on November 5, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 134.4 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.6 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 2.9 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 OX18 1AJ 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 OX18 1AJ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX18 1AJ, and the approximate distance away.

Rowan Close 64 m
Cotswold Way 65 m
Laurel Close 95 m
Shilldeane Drive 111 m
Hill View 128 m
Upavon Way 162 m
B4020 164 m
Connolly Drive 169 m
Dovetrees 188 m
Lime Tree Close 262 m
Owen Place 263 m
Dove Court 271 m
Finchdale Close 275 m
Lyneham Close 277 m
Scholars Acre 279 m


Information about the postcode OX18 1AJ

Introduction August 1992
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 OX18 1AJ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Carterton Community College Requires improvement
(May 3, 2018)
185 m
Carterton Primary School Requires improvement
(March 20, 2019)
384 m
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Carterton Requires improvement
(January 15, 2020)
688 m
Edith Moorhouse Primary School Good
(October 23, 2019)
911 m
St John the Evangelist CofE VA Primary School Outstanding
(January 29, 2020)
957 m
Gateway Primary School Requires improvement
(July 10, 2019)
1.05 km
Brize Norton Primary School 2.2 km
Sandwell Learning Centre 2.86 km
St Peter's Church of England School, Alvescot Good
(January 22, 2020)
3 km
St Kenelm's Church of England (VC) School Good
(March 20, 2018)
4.59 km
Burford School Good
(May 10, 2018)
5.15 km
Bampton CofE Primary School Good
(October 17, 2017)
5.43 km
Burford Primary School Good
(September 19, 2018)
5.48 km
Windrush Church of England Primary School 5.58 km
Clanfield CofE Primary School Good
(February 3, 2022)
5.85 km
St Christopher's Church of England School Good
(November 28, 2017)
6.06 km
West Witney Primary School Good
(January 15, 2019)
6.69 km
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School, Witney Good
(June 14, 2017)
6.74 km
Queen Emma's Primary School Good
(September 12, 2018)
7.16 km
Tower Hill Community Primary School Requires improvement
(September 19, 2018)
7.67 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX18 1AJ - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Carterton Community College School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 24, 2020
185 m
Carterton Community Playunit (After School Club) Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
November 28, 2017
185 m
Baba's Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
March 13, 2019
353 m
Carterton Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
April 26, 2021
384 m
Alex Kebabs Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
August 15, 2019
430 m
Carterton Bowls Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Exempt
January 6, 2020
566 m
Carterton Squash Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 31, 2018
615 m
Humble Bumble Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
672 m
St John the Evangelist Church Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 8, 2019
672 m
The Kitchen At Carterton Family Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
672 m
Aspens At St Joseph's Catholic Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
688 m
Burford Road Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 5, 2021
695 m
Costa Coffee - Carterton Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 28, 2021
695 m
Domino's Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
January 24, 2020
695 m
Lloyds Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
January 8, 2018
695 m
McColls Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 24, 2018
695 m
The Homestead Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
736 m
Carterton WI Coffee Shop Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 8, 2018
772 m
The Shake Shop Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 22, 2019
777 m
Caprinos Pizza Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 24, 2021
783 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX18 1AJ - Data from Apr 2022

Rowan Close Bus Stop/Station 67 m
Cotswold Way Bus Stop/Station 98 m
Brizewood Bus Stop/Station 218 m
Brizewood Bus Stop/Station 220 m
Community College Bus Stop/Station 256 m
London Oxford Airport Air 21.18 km
Gloucestershire Airport Air 42.11 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX18 1AJ - Data from Dec 2021

Ash Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.17 km
Lodge Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.57 km
Foxbury Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.7 km
Barrow Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.76 km
Hen and Chicken Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.78 km
Sturt Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.13 km
Garson's Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.36 km
Bradwell Grove Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.48 km
Lower Glissard's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.52 km
Coneygar Pond Inland Water 3.57 km
Hill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.58 km
Bedwell Pond Inland Water 3.61 km
Ten Acre Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.64 km
Broad Walk Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.66 km
Lew Gorse Woodland Or Forest 3.7 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for OX18 1AJ - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 78.1 Mbps 134.4 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 17.2 Mbps 15.6 Mbps 39 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% 23.5 1.5
30-300 Mbps 0% 100.6 16.3
300+ Mbps 100% 593 39

Gas Consumption

14 meters consuming 261,602 kWh - mean 18,686 kWh : median 16,787 kWh

Electricity Consumption

11 meters consuming 47,107 kWh - mean 4,282 kWh : median 3,325 kWh

Energy usage data for OX18 1AJ - Data from 2020


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.76595200
Longitude -1.59821300
OS Easting 427824
OS Northing 0207551
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 Carterton South and West ED
Electoral Ward Carterton North West
Local Authority District West Oxfordshire
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 E07000181
Travel To Work Area Oxford


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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Hard pressed ageing workers
Subgroup: Ageing industrious workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Carterton BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Carterton BUASD
Workplace Zone E33044017
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
West Oxfordshire 013
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
West Oxfordshire 013H
Output Area / Small Area 8C1