Postcode OX26 4RS (Cherwell)

Map showing OX26 4RS and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX26 4RS is located in Cherwell, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. OX26 4RS is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

OX26 4RS 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 4RS as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > White professionals.

The closest road name to OX26 4RS is Somerville Drive which is centered 82 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Ruskin Walk and is 194 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester North Rail Station, 538 m away.

The closest primary school to OX26 4RS (for ages 11 and under) is Glory Farm Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 7, 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 4RS is The White Horse and is 207 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 1, 2017. The nearest takeaway food is available from Bassett Big Fish Ltd and is 336 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on March 2, 2020.

Policing for OX26 4RS 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 4RS and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX26 4RS, and the approximate distance away.

Somerville Drive 82 m
St Hugh's Close 109 m
St Peter's Crescent 200 m
St Annes Close 240 m
Wadham Close 240 m
Fair Close 246 m
Anson Way 247 m
St Hilda's Close 268 m
Churchill Road 273 m
Wellington Close 286 m
Bristol Road 299 m
Buckingham Road 313 m
Lancaster Close 324 m
Hendon Place 335 m
Buckingham Crescent 347 m


Information about the postcode OX26 4RS

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 4RS - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
0 m
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
275 m
Bardwell School 331 m
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
644 m
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
908 m
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
941 m
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
1.1 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
1.24 km
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
1.32 km
Gagle Brook Primary School 1.67 km
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
1.81 km
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
1.95 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
1.96 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
2.3 km
Whitelands Academy 2.7 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
3.57 km
Bruern Abbey School 3.58 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
4.28 km
Fringford Church of England Primary School Good
(June 27, 2017)
5.32 km
Marsh Gibbon CofE Primary School Good
(June 6, 2018)
6.14 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX26 4RS - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Alliance In Partnership Cooper School Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 23, 2022
0 m
Ava House Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
October 9, 2013
148 m
The Winston Guest House Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
October 21, 2015
148 m
The White Horse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 1, 2017
207 m
Alliance In Partnership Glory Farm Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 13, 2018
275 m
Rainbow Bicester School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 26, 2019
275 m
Toad Hall Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 24, 2020
282 m
Oxfordshire County Council (Bardwell School) School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 17, 2019
331 m
Bassett Big Fish Ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 2, 2020
336 m
Crispy Duck Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
September 18, 2019
336 m
Nashs Bakery Ltd Other catering premises 3
September 23, 2019
336 m
The Co-op Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
June 14, 2018
336 m
Dominos Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
January 11, 2022
358 m
Fundamentals Childcare School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 24, 2019
385 m
Kings Preschool School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 1, 2018
385 m
KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
September 11, 2020
399 m
Midcounties Co-operative Foodstore Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
August 5, 2016
399 m
Pizza Hut Delivery Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 14, 2019
399 m
EJ Social Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
470 m
Smokey Oaks BBQ Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
470 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX26 4RS - Data from Apr 2022

Ruskin Walk Bus Stop/Station 194 m
Ruskin Walk Bus Stop/Station 203 m
St Peters Crescent Bus Stop/Station 212 m
St Peters Crescent Bus Stop/Station 222 m
Bristol Road Bus Stop/Station 365 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 538 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 637 m
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 1.7 km
London Oxford Airport Air 14.17 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX26 4RS - Data from Dec 2021

Longlands Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.47 km
Cotmore Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Bainton Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.67 km
Bignell Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.81 km
Robin Hood Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.14 km
Graven Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.17 km
Gravenhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.31 km
Nettle Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.32 km
Bignell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.33 km
Bainton Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.35 km
Big Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.37 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.43 km
Trigger Pond Inland Water 3.47 km
Grunthill Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.51 km


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.90804500
Longitude -1.14499100
OS Easting 458915
OS Northing 0223624
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 Town ED
Electoral Ward Bicester East
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: White professionals
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Bicester BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Bicester BUASD
Workplace Zone E33043669
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 013
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 013C
Output Area / Small Area 5A1