Postcode OX26 3HA (Cherwell)

Map showing OX26 3HA and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX26 3HA is located in Cherwell, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in December 2000 and is an active postcode. OX26 3HA is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

OX26 3HA is one of the least deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 7.8 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 3HA as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > Multi-ethnic professionals with families.

The closest road name to OX26 3HA is Barberry Place which is centered 31 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Barberry Place Shops and is 111 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester North Rail Station, 856 m away.

The closest primary school to OX26 3HA (for ages 11 and under) is Bure Park Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 28, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is The Cooper School. The last OFSTED inspection on June 6, 2017 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of OX26 3HA is Bure Farm Public House and is 0 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on January 29, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from Barberry Fish Bar and is 0 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on November 4, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 42.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 10.3 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey.

Policing for OX26 3HA 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 3HA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX26 3HA, and the approximate distance away.

Barberry Place 31 m
Darnell Walk 82 m
Galingale Close 104 m
Foxglove Close 149 m
Bartsia Road 155 m
Betony Way 156 m
Banbury Road 166 m
Lucerne Avenue 184 m
Butterbur Gardens 207 m
Primrose Drive 216 m
Fluellen Place 219 m
Bryony Road 247 m
Clover Mead 254 m
Cranesbill Drive 257 m
Chestnut End 257 m


Information about the postcode OX26 3HA

Introduction December 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 3HA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
156 m
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
432 m
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
819 m
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
876 m
Bardwell School 960 m
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
986 m
Gagle Brook Primary School 1.03 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
1.09 km
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
1.12 km
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
1.13 km
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
1.31 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
2.12 km
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
2.46 km
Whitelands Academy 2.5 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
2.77 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
3.12 km
Bruern Abbey School 3.24 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
4.86 km
Fringford Church of England Primary School Good
(June 27, 2017)
5.37 km
Marsh Gibbon CofE Primary School Good
(June 6, 2018)
6.95 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX26 3HA - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Barberry Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 4, 2019
0 m
Bure Farm Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 29, 2020
0 m
Busy Bees @ Bicester School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 30, 2020
0 m
Co-op Swift Shop Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
November 20, 2019
0 m
Millenium Dragon Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
March 23, 2019
0 m
Emmanuel Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 17, 2017
156 m
Fresh Start Catering Ltd @ Bure Park Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 5, 2019
156 m
Krazy Kids Out Of School Care School/college/university 4
March 6, 2017
156 m
Sandra Teddy Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
November 28, 2017
161 m
Bubbles Pre School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 10, 2016
432 m
Caterlink Ltd School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 18, 2018
432 m
Food With Thought @ Southwold County Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 18, 2016
432 m
Curry and Grill Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
475 m
Nadias Indian Take Away Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
December 17, 2019
475 m
Papilion Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 22, 2019
475 m
Tesco Express Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 12, 2015
475 m
KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
September 11, 2020
490 m
Midcounties Co-operative Foodstore Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
August 5, 2016
490 m
Pizza Hut Delivery Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 14, 2019
490 m
Toad Hall Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 24, 2020
548 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX26 3HA - Data from Apr 2022

Barberry Place Shops Bus Stop/Station 111 m
Barberry Place Shops Bus Stop/Station 128 m
Blake Road Bus Stop/Station 229 m
Blake Road Bus Stop/Station 267 m
Lucerne Avenue Bus Stop/Station 299 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 856 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 885 m
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 2 km
London Oxford Airport Air 13.7 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX26 3HA - Data from Dec 2021

Bignell Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Cotmore Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Bainton Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Robin Hood Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.51 km
Longlands Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Nettle Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.68 km
Big Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.68 km
Trigger Pond Inland Water 2.69 km
Grunthill Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.7 km
Bignell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.75 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.81 km
Bainton Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.95 km
Twelve Acre Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.03 km
Great Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.05 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for OX26 3HA - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 39.9 Mbps 42.7 Mbps 80 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 10.3 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 2 1
2-5 Mbps - -
5-10 Mbps - -
10-30 Mbps 21 1
30-300 Mbps 58.3 15
300+ Mbps - -


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.91022200
Longitude -1.15634300
OS Easting 458130
OS Northing 0223856
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 North and Caversfield
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: Urban professionals and families
Subgroup: Multi-ethnic professionals with families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Bicester BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Bicester BUASD
Workplace Zone E33043667
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 012
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 012C
Output Area / Small Area 5A2