Postcode OX26 2NS (Cherwell)

Map showing OX26 2NS and nearby postcodes

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

OX26 2NS is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.4 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 2NS as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Social renting young families.

The closest road name to OX26 2NS is Queens Avenue which is centered 158 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Community College and is 32 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester North Rail Station, 724 m away.

The closest primary school to OX26 2NS (for ages 11 and under) is St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on October 19, 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 2NS is Jacobs Plough and is 368 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 368 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Needs Improvement on August 29, 2019.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Queens Avenue 158 m
Queens Court 230 m
Fox Lane 244 m
Crockwell Close 244 m
Kingsclere Road 256 m
Windrush Close 341 m
Hunt Close 342 m
Chalvey Road 370 m
Hamilton Close 384 m
George Street 574 m
Middleton Stoney Road 783 m
Banbury Road 1.03 km
Bucknell Road 1.05 km
M40 6.23 km
A4095 16.31 km


Information about the postcode OX26 2NS

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 2NS - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
0 m
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
81 m
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
261 m
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
862 m
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
1.02 km
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
1.04 km
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
1.05 km
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
1.32 km
Whitelands Academy 1.41 km
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
1.47 km
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
1.6 km
Bardwell School 1.64 km
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
1.74 km
Gagle Brook Primary School 2.07 km
Bruern Abbey School 2.26 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
2.27 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
2.73 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
4.09 km
Fringford Church of England Primary School Good
(June 27, 2017)
6.47 km
Charlton-on-Otmoor Church of England Primary School Good
(April 26, 2017)
7 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Fresh Start Catering @ St Marys Catholic Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 18, 2018
81 m
High Flyers Oxford Limited School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
81 m
Impact Montessori Nursery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 11, 2019
112 m
Oxfordshire County Council School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 22, 2019
261 m
Jacobs Plough Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 8, 2019
368 m
Sunrise Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
August 29, 2019
368 m
The Littlebury Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
June 10, 2014
372 m
Imperial Garden Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 6, 2016
405 m
RDCS @ Masonic Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 15, 2018
405 m
The Broken Fork Kebab House Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
November 27, 2019
405 m
Bicester Rugby Club (Catering) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 20, 2018
409 m
Lionsgate Guest House Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house Awaiting Inspection
409 m
Morrisons Daily Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 14, 2018
414 m
Tropical Bar Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 27, 2019
423 m
Travelodge Hotel Ltd Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
June 1, 2020
424 m
Caprinos Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 12, 2020
432 m
Copper Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 31, 2020
432 m
One Stop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 27, 2022
448 m
Oxford Health Foundation Trust Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 15, 2017
454 m
Denis Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 4, 2016
458 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Community College Bus Stop/Station 32 m
Queens Avenue Bus Stop/Station 188 m
Queens Avenue Bus Stop/Station 194 m
Brookside School Bus Stop/Station 262 m
Kings Avenue Bus Stop/Station 329 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 724 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 819 m
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 1.07 km
London Oxford Airport Air 12.86 km

Nearby Nature

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

Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.17 km
Bignell Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.7 km
Robin Hood Covert Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Bignell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.13 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.27 km
Big Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.32 km
Graven Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.44 km
Gravenhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Chesterton Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.58 km
Fieldbarn Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.76 km
Bowler's Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.82 km
Grunthill Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.15 km
Longlands Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.21 km
Trigger Pond Inland Water 3.34 km
Cotmore Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.53 km


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.90020000
Longitude -1.15935000
OS Easting 457936
OS Northing 0222739
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 West 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: Multicultural metropolitans
Group: Rented family living
Subgroup: Social renting young families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Bicester BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Bicester BUASD
Workplace Zone E33043676
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 014
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 014A
Output Area / Small Area 4A1