Postcode OX26 4RZ (Cherwell)

Map showing OX26 4RZ and nearby postcodes

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

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

The closest road name to OX26 4RZ is Rochford Gardens which is centered 96 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Rochford Gardens and is 130 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester North Rail Station, 869 m away.

The closest primary school to OX26 4RZ (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 4RZ is EJ Social and is 379 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Smokey Oaks BBQ and is 379 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as AwaitingInspection .

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

Nearby Roads

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

Rochford Gardens 96 m
Hendon Place 111 m
Herald Way 213 m
Lincoln Close 225 m
Coopers Green 233 m
Overstrand Close 256 m
Curtiss Close 270 m
Fair Close 284 m
Skimmingdish Lane 287 m
Harrier Way 291 m
Somerville Drive 302 m
Shackleton Close 316 m
Lancaster Close 346 m
Andover Close 351 m
Sunderland Drive 394 m


Information about the postcode OX26 4RZ

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 4RZ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bardwell School 0 m
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
97 m
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
331 m
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
636 m
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
1.11 km
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
1.22 km
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
1.41 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
1.57 km
Gagle Brook Primary School 1.63 km
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
1.64 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
1.96 km
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
2.04 km
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
2.2 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
2.63 km
Whitelands Academy 3.03 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
3.88 km
Bruern Abbey School 3.9 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
4.47 km
Fringford Church of England Primary School Good
(June 27, 2017)
5 km
Marsh Gibbon CofE Primary School Good
(June 6, 2018)
6 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Oxfordshire County Council (Bardwell School) School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 17, 2019
0 m
Alliance In Partnership Glory Farm Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 13, 2018
97 m
Rainbow Bicester School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 26, 2019
97 m
Launton Grange Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
223 m
Alliance In Partnership Cooper School Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 23, 2022
331 m
EJ Social Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
379 m
Smokey Oaks BBQ Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
379 m
Tesco Express Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
June 9, 2017
379 m
The Salvation Army Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 4, 2019
379 m
Wing On Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
December 16, 2019
379 m
HEROICS Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
401 m
Ava House Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
October 9, 2013
478 m
The Winston Guest House Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
October 21, 2015
478 m
The Wriggly Monkey Brewery Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
499 m
Toad Hall Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 24, 2020
529 m
The White Horse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 1, 2017
529 m
Salute The NHS Manufacturers/packers Awaiting Inspection
559 m
Curry and Grill Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
600 m
Nadias Indian Take Away Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
December 17, 2019
600 m
Papilion Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 22, 2019
600 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Rochford Gardens Bus Stop/Station 130 m
Rochford Gardens Bus Stop/Station 142 m
Curtiss Close Bus Stop/Station 228 m
Curtiss Close Bus Stop/Station 262 m
Lincoln Close Bus Stop/Station 285 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 869 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 969 m
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 2 km
London Oxford Airport Air 14.48 km

Nearby Nature

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

Longlands Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km
Cotmore Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.3 km
Bainton Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.43 km
Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.8 km
Bignell Belt Woodland Or Forest 3.07 km
Bainton Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.15 km
Nettle Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.23 km
Robin Hood Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.4 km
Graven Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.46 km
Trigger Pond Inland Water 3.5 km
Twelve Acre Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.52 km
Grunthill Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.58 km
Gravenhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.6 km
Bignell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.61 km
Big Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.61 km


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.91056200
Longitude -1.14241400
OS Easting 459089
OS Northing 0223906
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