Postcode OX26 2NX (Cherwell)

Map showing OX26 2NX and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX26 2NX is located in Cherwell, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. OX26 2NX is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

OX26 2NX 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 2NX as Hard-pressed living > Industrious communities > Industrious hardship.

The closest road name to OX26 2NX is Queens Avenue which is centered 128 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Community College and is 55 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester North Rail Station, 643 m away.

The closest primary school to OX26 2NX (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 2NX is Jacobs Plough and is 287 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 287 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Needs Improvement on August 29, 2019.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Queens Avenue 128 m
Crockwell Close 163 m
Queens Court 206 m
Field Street 219 m
St John's Street 265 m
Fox Lane 271 m
Hunt Close 292 m
Hamilton Close 321 m
Kingsclere Road 335 m
Hudson Street 382 m
George Street 592 m
Middleton Stoney Road 864 m
Banbury Road 980 m
Bucknell Road 1.07 km
M40 6.24 km


Information about the postcode OX26 2NX

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 2NX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
0 m
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
81 m
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
217 m
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
788 m
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
1.02 km
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
1.08 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
1.08 km
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
1.24 km
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
1.41 km
Whitelands Academy 1.48 km
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
1.52 km
Bardwell School 1.57 km
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
1.7 km
Gagle Brook Primary School 2.05 km
Bruern Abbey School 2.34 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
2.35 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
2.65 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
4.06 km
Fringford Church of England Primary School Good
(June 27, 2017)
6.42 km
Marsh Gibbon CofE Primary School Good
(June 6, 2018)
7.03 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX26 2NX - 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
0 m
High Flyers Oxford Limited School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
0 m
Impact Montessori Nursery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 11, 2019
92 m
Oxfordshire County Council School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 22, 2019
217 m
Jacobs Plough Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 8, 2019
287 m
Sunrise Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
August 29, 2019
287 m
Imperial Garden Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 6, 2016
328 m
RDCS @ Masonic Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 15, 2018
328 m
The Broken Fork Kebab House Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
November 27, 2019
328 m
Travelodge Hotel Ltd Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
June 1, 2020
358 m
Caprinos Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 12, 2020
363 m
Copper Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 31, 2020
363 m
The Littlebury Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
June 10, 2014
370 m
Tropical Bar Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 27, 2019
372 m
Denis Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 4, 2016
388 m
Givanni's Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
388 m
Oriental Kitchen Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
December 5, 2019
388 m
Shakils Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 15, 2017
388 m
The Angel Pub/bar/nightclub 4
March 11, 2020
388 m
The Bell Pub/bar/nightclub 4
October 13, 2015
388 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Community College Bus Stop/Station 55 m
Queens Avenue Bus Stop/Station 149 m
Queens Avenue Bus Stop/Station 164 m
Brookside School Bus Stop/Station 195 m
Brookside School Bus Stop/Station 291 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 643 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 739 m
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 1.05 km
London Oxford Airport Air 12.94 km

Nearby Nature

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

Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.24 km
Bignell Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.77 km
Robin Hood Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Bignell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.21 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.35 km
Big Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Graven Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.45 km
Gravenhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Chesterton Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.66 km
Fieldbarn Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.84 km
Bowler's Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.89 km
Longlands Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.13 km
Grunthill Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.19 km
Trigger Pond Inland Water 3.36 km
Cotmore Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.48 km


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.90046300
Longitude -1.15827400
OS Easting 458011
OS Northing 0222770
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