Postcode OX25 2AJ (Cherwell)

Map showing OX25 2AJ and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX25 2AJ is located in Cherwell, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in February 2015 and is an active postcode. OX25 2AJ is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

OX25 2AJ is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.9 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 OX25 2AJ as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural white-collar workers.

The closest road name to OX25 2AJ is Poppy Close which is centered 36 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Ploughley Road Garage and is 339 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester Village Rail Station, 3.28 km away.

The closest primary school to OX25 2AJ (for ages 11 and under) is Five Acres Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on December 1, 2016. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is The Bicester School. The last OFSTED inspection on June 6, 2018 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of OX25 2AJ is The Turner Arms Public House and is 567 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Sun Wah and is 2.73 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on March 16, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 58.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.1 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.2 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for OX25 2AJ 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 OX25 2AJ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX25 2AJ, and the approximate distance away.

Poppy Close 36 m
Lavender Road 74 m
Honesty Way 129 m
Springfields 136 m
Bluebell Road 137 m
Honeysuckle Way 156 m
Quintan Avenue 179 m
Akeman Avenue 182 m
Church Leys Field 213 m
Violet Close 263 m
Glebe Close 265 m
Allectus Avenue 297 m
East Hawthorn Road 304 m
Langton Avenue 312 m
Buttercup Way 331 m


Information about the postcode OX25 2AJ

Introduction February 2015
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 OX25 2AJ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
299 m
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
2.71 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
3.25 km
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
3.85 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
4.17 km
Whitelands Academy 4.21 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
4.36 km
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
4.39 km
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
4.52 km
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
4.58 km
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
4.67 km
Bardwell School 4.76 km
Bruern Abbey School 4.91 km
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
5.18 km
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
5.2 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
5.36 km
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
5.41 km
Marsh Gibbon CofE Primary School Good
(June 6, 2018)
5.48 km
Charlton-on-Otmoor Church of England Primary School Good
(April 26, 2017)
5.76 km
Gagle Brook Primary School 6.18 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX25 2AJ - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Ambrosden Out Of School Clubs Other catering premises 5
Very Good
July 11, 2016
171 m
Five Acres Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 7, 2019
299 m
Ambrosden Post Office And Newsagents Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 30, 2014
567 m
The Turner Arms Public House Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
567 m
Costcutter Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 12, 2018
592 m
Tiddlywinks Playgroup School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 13, 2015
616 m
Bicester Bean Coffee Shop And Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
January 21, 2021
1.2 km
Lime Trees Farm Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 31, 2020
1.21 km
R J Taylor & Son Retailers - other 4
February 25, 2020
1.42 km
Safari Garden (The Plough) Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 15, 2018
1.42 km
One Stop Retailers - other 4
February 23, 2018
2.43 km
Fresh Start At Langford Village CP School School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 10, 2018
2.71 km
Langford Breakfast And After School Club School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 12, 2019
2.71 km
FLTR Coffee Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 16, 2020
2.73 km
Sun Wah Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
March 16, 2020
2.73 km
Tesco Express Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 25, 2015
2.73 km
The Nightingale Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 2, 2020
2.73 km
The Launton Arms Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
2.76 km
Xclusive Gift Boxes Ltd Other catering premises Exempt
February 14, 2018
2.84 km
ESS At HMP Bullingdon Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 16, 2020
2.92 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX25 2AJ - Data from Apr 2022

Ploughley Road Garage Bus Stop/Station 339 m
Ploughley Road Garage Bus Stop/Station 350 m
Willow Road Bus Stop/Station 363 m
Willow Road Bus Stop/Station 396 m
Birch Road Bus Stop/Station 431 m
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 3.28 km
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 3.32 km
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 4.28 km
London Oxford Airport Air 13.98 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX25 2AJ - Data from Dec 2021

Blackthorn Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.36 km
Weir Pond Inland Water 1.43 km
Jasper's Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Gravenhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.28 km
Graven Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.3 km
Arncott Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.45 km
Arncott Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.69 km
Merton Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.88 km
Old Pond Inland Water 3.68 km
Little Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.78 km
Piddington Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.78 km
Ham Pond Inland Water 3.97 km
Oldhouse Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.97 km
Cub Pond Inland Water 4.22 km
Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 4.23 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for OX25 2AJ - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 63.5 Mbps 58.8 Mbps 75.82 Mbps
Upload 15.9 Mbps 15.1 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 4 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 100% 61.2 15.7
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

27 meters consuming 209,538 kWh - mean 7,761 kWh : median 6,879 kWh

Electricity Consumption

27 meters consuming 95,901 kWh - mean 3,552 kWh : median 3,011 kWh

Energy usage data for OX25 2AJ - Data from 2020


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.87074100
Longitude -1.11695400
OS Easting 460894
OS Northing 0219498
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 Ploughley ED
Electoral Ward Launton and Otmoor
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 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: Rural residents
Group: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Rural white-collar workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Blackthorn BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33043663
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 011F
Output Area / Small Area 1B2