Postcode OX26 2YX (Cherwell)

Map showing OX26 2YX and nearby postcodes

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

OX26 2YX is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.7 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 2YX as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > White suburban communities.

The closest road name to OX26 2YX is Masefield Close which is centered 16 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Swift Close and is 169 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester North Rail Station, 1.4 km away.

The closest primary school to OX26 2YX (for ages 11 and under) is King's Meadow Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 4, 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 nearest takeaway food is available from Two Sister Chip Shop and is 524 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on November 20, 2019.

100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Masefield Close 16 m
Burns Crescent 21 m
Meredith Close 65 m
Milton Close 72 m
Byron Gardens 79 m
Tay Gardens 108 m
Shelley Close 127 m
Dickens Close 149 m
Scott Close 149 m
Byron Way 163 m
Brook Road 172 m
Mackenzie Close 189 m
Spencer Close 191 m
Blenheim Drive 200 m
Orchard Way 227 m


Information about the postcode OX26 2YX

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 2YX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
118 m
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
879 m
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
923 m
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
950 m
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
968 m
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
1.46 km
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
1.54 km
Gagle Brook Primary School 1.61 km
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
1.7 km
Whitelands Academy 1.75 km
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
1.76 km
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
2 km
Bardwell School 2 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
2.07 km
Bruern Abbey School 2.27 km
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
2.66 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
3.52 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
5 km
Fringford Church of England Primary School Good
(June 27, 2017)
6.31 km
Heyford Park School 7.34 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Kings Meadow Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 14, 2022
118 m
Highfield Social Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
July 19, 2017
355 m
Tesco Express Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
July 10, 2017
524 m
The Shakespeare Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 8, 2017
524 m
Two Sister Chip Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 20, 2019
524 m
Nashs Bakery Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 29, 2017
691 m
Peter Goss Butchers Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 7, 2018
691 m
PT Foods Ltd Other catering premises 4
August 2, 2019
691 m
Kings End Association Social Club Other catering premises 4
April 7, 2016
730 m
One Stop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 27, 2022
748 m
Morrisons Daily Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 14, 2018
847 m
Oxfordshire County Council School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 22, 2019
879 m
Impact Montessori Nursery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 11, 2019
887 m
Emmanuel Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 17, 2017
950 m
Fresh Start Catering Ltd @ Bure Park Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 5, 2019
950 m
Krazy Kids Out Of School Care School/college/university 4
March 6, 2017
950 m
Fresh Start Catering @ St Marys Catholic Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 18, 2018
968 m
High Flyers Oxford Limited School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
968 m
Sandra Teddy Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
November 28, 2017
1.01 km
Barberry Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 4, 2019
1.1 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Swift Close Bus Stop/Station 169 m
Swift Close Bus Stop/Station 180 m
Blenheim Drive Bus Stop/Station 250 m
Shakespeare Drive Bus Stop/Station 251 m
Shakespeare Drive Bus Stop/Station 252 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 1.4 km
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 1.45 km
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 1.98 km
London Oxford Airport Air 12.61 km

Nearby Nature

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

Bignell Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.08 km
Robin Hood Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.41 km
Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.54 km
Big Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Bignell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.71 km
Fieldbarn Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.18 km
Chesterton Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.22 km
Grunthill Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.24 km
Trigger Pond Inland Water 2.47 km
Nettle Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.93 km
Trowpool Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.01 km
Trow Pool Inland Water 3.01 km
Bowler's Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.04 km
Great Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.16 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for OX26 2YX - Data from Ofcom 2017

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 0%
30-300 Mbps 0%
300+ Mbps 100%


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.90513300
Longitude -1.17015000
OS Easting 457188
OS Northing 0223280
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: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: White suburban communities
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Bicester BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Bicester BUASD
Workplace Zone E33043674
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 014
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 014E
Output Area / Small Area 6B2