Postcode OX26 1UY (Cherwell)

Map showing OX26 1UY and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX26 1UY is located in Cherwell, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. OX26 1UY is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

OX26 1UY is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.4 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 OX26 1UY as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Communal retirement.

The closest road name to OX26 1UY is Tubbs Lane which is centered 107 m away.

The nearest bus stop is The Red Cow and is 172 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester Village Rail Station, 2.44 km away.

The closest primary school to OX26 1UY (for ages 11 and under) is Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on March 7, 2017. 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 OX26 1UY is The Red Cow and is 327 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on November 14, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Dominos Pizza and is 1.25 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on June 14, 2021.

Policing for OX26 1UY 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 OX26 1UY and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX26 1UY, and the approximate distance away.

Tubbs Lane 107 m
Manor Farm Road 173 m
Chestnut Close 274 m
Alchester Road 432 m
Green Lane 442 m
Wendlebury Road 970 m
M40 7.09 km
B4027 7.5 km
B4030 9.5 km
A4095 14.11 km
B4100 22.82 km
A417 61.18 km
A46 63.01 km
A41 69.51 km
M1 81.66 km


Information about the postcode OX26 1UY

Introduction October 2000
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from OX26 1UY - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bruern Abbey School 0 m
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
527 m
Whitelands Academy 980 m
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
1.33 km
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
2.26 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
2.34 km
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
2.34 km
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
2.49 km
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
2.94 km
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
3.1 km
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
3.1 km
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
3.58 km
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
3.65 km
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
3.85 km
Gagle Brook Primary School 3.89 km
Bardwell School 3.9 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
4.64 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
4.66 km
Charlton-on-Otmoor Church of England Primary School Good
(April 26, 2017)
5.28 km
Kirtlington Church of England Primary School Good
(January 10, 2019)
6.45 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX26 1UY - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bruern Abbey School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 16, 2018
0 m
The Red Cow Pub/bar/nightclub 3
November 14, 2018
327 m
The School Lunch Company @ Chesterton CofE Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 12, 2018
527 m
Bicester Avenue Garden Centre (Restaurants) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 2, 2019
841 m
Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
841 m
Lakeland Retailers - other Exempt
March 14, 2018
841 m
Bicester Hotel Golf And Spa Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
February 6, 2019
897 m
Bicester Sports Association Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 5, 2017
951 m
The Chesterton Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
December 10, 2019
973 m
Caterlink Ltd @ Whitelands Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 11, 2021
980 m
The Oxford Bar Company Ltd Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
1.13 km
Holiday Inn Express Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
January 27, 2022
1.18 km
Whitelands Farm Sports Ground Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 16, 2022
1.2 km
Busy Bees @ Bicester Kingsmere Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 14, 2019
1.25 km
Dominos Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 14, 2021
1.25 km
Kingsmere Community Centre CIC Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 21, 2019
1.25 km
The Finest Catch Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 12, 2019
1.25 km
The Midcounties Co-operative Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 18, 2020
1.25 km
Door 2 Door Pizza And Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
1.32 km
The School Lunch Company At St Edburgs School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 26, 2019
1.33 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX26 1UY - Data from Apr 2022

The Red Cow Bus Stop/Station 172 m
The Red Cow Bus Stop/Station 177 m
Orchard Rise Bus Stop/Station 439 m
Orchard Rise Bus Stop/Station 450 m
Green Bus Stop/Station 714 m
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 2.44 km
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 2.53 km
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 2.97 km
London Oxford Airport Air 10.62 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX26 1UY - Data from Dec 2021

Bowler's Copse Woodland Or Forest 883 m
Chesterton Belt Woodland Or Forest 963 m
Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.16 km
Bignell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.22 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.42 km
Robin Hood Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.49 km
Bignell Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.57 km
Fieldbarn Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km
Big Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.83 km
Spring Well Pond Inland Water 1.84 km
Middleleys Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.45 km
Graven Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.62 km
Gravenhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.63 km
The Forest Woodland Or Forest 3.14 km
Wormough Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.17 km


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.88645300
Longitude -1.18354200
OS Easting 456290
OS Northing 0221192
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 Fringford and Heyfords
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Communal retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Chesterton BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33043686
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 016
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 016A
Output Area / Small Area 5B2