Postcode OX26 2DB (Cherwell)

Map showing OX26 2DB and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX26 2DB is located in Cherwell, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. OX26 2DB is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

OX26 2DB is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.7 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 2DB as Hard-pressed living > Industrious communities > Industrious hardship.

The closest road name to OX26 2DB is Stoneburge Crescent which is centered 85 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Brookside School and is 75 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester North Rail Station, 562 m away.

The closest primary school to OX26 2DB (for ages 11 and under) is Brookside Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on October 16, 2019. 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 2DB is Jacobs Plough and is 282 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on November 8, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from Sunrise and is 282 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Needs Improvement on August 29, 2019.

Policing for OX26 2DB 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 2DB and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX26 2DB, and the approximate distance away.

Stoneburge Crescent 85 m
Hamilton Close 145 m
Crockwell Close 203 m
Hudson Street 211 m
Rowan Road 227 m
East Street 232 m
Field Street 241 m
Almond Road 272 m
The Approach 281 m
The Crescent 296 m
Queens Avenue 335 m
St John's Street 359 m
Graham Road 369 m
George Street 452 m
Barry Avenue 592 m


Information about the postcode OX26 2DB

Introduction October 2000
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 OX26 2DB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
0 m
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
217 m
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
261 m
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
803 m
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
824 m
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
978 m
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
1.1 km
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
1.21 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
1.27 km
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
1.37 km
Bardwell School 1.41 km
Whitelands Academy 1.67 km
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
1.84 km
Gagle Brook Primary School 1.84 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
2.47 km
Bruern Abbey School 2.49 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
2.66 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
4.22 km
Fringford Church of England Primary School Good
(June 27, 2017)
6.21 km
Marsh Gibbon CofE Primary School Good
(June 6, 2018)
7.02 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX26 2DB - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Oxfordshire County Council School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 22, 2019
0 m
Impact Montessori Nursery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 11, 2019
149 m
Fresh Start Catering @ St Marys Catholic Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 18, 2018
217 m
High Flyers Oxford Limited School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
217 m
One Stop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 27, 2022
218 m
Jacobs Plough Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 8, 2019
282 m
Sunrise Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
August 29, 2019
282 m
Nashs Bakery Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 29, 2017
299 m
Peter Goss Butchers Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 7, 2018
299 m
PT Foods Ltd Other catering premises 4
August 2, 2019
299 m
Apple Green Service Station Retailers - other 3
January 13, 2020
308 m
Child First Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 25, 2022
381 m
Imperial Garden Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 6, 2016
386 m
RDCS @ Masonic Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 15, 2018
386 m
The Broken Fork Kebab House Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
November 27, 2019
386 m
Little Italy Espresso Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 13, 2017
408 m
Caprinos Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 12, 2020
454 m
Copper Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 31, 2020
454 m
Travelodge Hotel Ltd Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
June 1, 2020
466 m
Denis Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 4, 2016
473 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX26 2DB - Data from Apr 2022

Brookside School Bus Stop/Station 75 m
Brookside School Bus Stop/Station 93 m
Community College Bus Stop/Station 231 m
The Approach Bus Stop/Station 273 m
The Approach Bus Stop/Station 282 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 562 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 643 m
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 1.23 km
London Oxford Airport Air 13.07 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX26 2DB - Data from Dec 2021

Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.43 km
Bignell Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.79 km
Robin Hood Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
Bignell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.27 km
Big Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Graven Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.65 km
Chesterton Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.75 km
Gravenhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.77 km
Fieldbarn Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.88 km
Longlands Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3 km
Grunthill Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.05 km
Bowler's Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.07 km
Trigger Pond Inland Water 3.19 km
Cotmore Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.27 km


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.90241300
Longitude -1.15815100
OS Easting 458017
OS Northing 0222987
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 Bicester North ED
Electoral Ward Bicester West
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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Industrious communities
Subgroup: Industrious hardship
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Bicester BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Bicester BUASD
Workplace Zone E33043673
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 014
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 014C
Output Area / Small Area 8A2