Postcode OX26 5DG (Cherwell)

Map showing OX26 5DG and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX26 5DG is located in Cherwell, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. OX26 5DG is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

OX26 5DG is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.9 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 5DG as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural life.

The closest road name to OX26 5DG is West End Close which is centered 18 m away.

The nearest bus stop is The Bull Inn and is 362 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester Village Rail Station, 1.95 km away.

The closest primary school to OX26 5DG (for ages 11 and under) is Launton Church of England Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 19, 2018. 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 5DG is The Launton Arms and is 0 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Bicester Burger and is 1.19 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on October 18, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 36.5 Mbps and an average upload speed of 7.6 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 95.5% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for OX26 5DG 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 5DG and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX26 5DG, and the approximate distance away.

West End Close 18 m
Chestnut Close 103 m
Woodland Close 155 m
West End 179 m
The Poplars 313 m
Bicester Road 552 m
A4421 5.09 km
M40 8.27 km
A46 63.32 km
A41 71.21 km
M1 80.86 km
A40 105.95 km
A5 124.93 km
A6 155.58 km
A1(M) 165.88 km


Information about the postcode OX26 5DG

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 5DG - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
495 m
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
1.38 km
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
1.89 km
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
2.18 km
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
2.2 km
Bardwell School 2.26 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
2.51 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
2.67 km
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
2.71 km
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
2.74 km
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
2.84 km
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
3.06 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
3.2 km
Whitelands Academy 3.49 km
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
3.69 km
Gagle Brook Primary School 3.87 km
Bruern Abbey School 4.46 km
Marsh Gibbon CofE Primary School Good
(June 6, 2018)
4.49 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
4.7 km
Fringford Church of England Primary School Good
(June 27, 2017)
6.52 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX26 5DG - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Launton Arms Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
0 m
Costcutter Retailers - other 1
Needs Major Improvement
May 30, 2019
374 m
The Bull Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
374 m
Blue Texel Farmshop Retailers - other 4
March 23, 2019
484 m
Fresh Start Catering Launton School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 20, 2017
495 m
The Harrison Pub/bar/nightclub 4
May 16, 2018
495 m
The Tythe Barn Other catering premises 5
Very Good
May 5, 2017
630 m
Ground Coffee Society Mobile Unit Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
July 6, 2018
703 m
My Lunchbox Meal Prep Ltd Manufacturers/packers Awaiting Inspection
703 m
Dine Contract Catering At 3663 Bidvest Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 13, 2020
845 m
Jans Kitchen (Telford Road Bicester) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 17, 2018
1.15 km
Bicester Burger Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
October 18, 2021
1.19 km
Boho Burrito Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
1.19 km
Oxford Mart Distributors/Transporters Awaiting Inspection
1.19 km
Papsizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 28, 2021
1.19 km
Homebase Bicester Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
1.26 km
The Cafe Mobile caterer 4
August 7, 2019
1.26 km
Lidl UK GMBH Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
July 10, 2017
1.27 km
FLTR Coffee Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 16, 2020
1.32 km
Sun Wah Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
March 16, 2020
1.32 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX26 5DG - Data from Apr 2022

The Bull Inn Bus Stop/Station 362 m
The Bull Inn Bus Stop/Station 378 m
Post Office Bus Stop/Station 456 m
Post Office Bus Stop/Station 463 m
Sycamore Road Bus Stop/Station 652 m
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 1.95 km
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 2.04 km
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 2.19 km
London Oxford Airport Air 14.85 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX26 5DG - Data from Dec 2021

Blackthorn Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.57 km
Longlands Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.29 km
Graven Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.55 km
Weir Pond Inland Water 2.56 km
Gravenhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.68 km
Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.35 km
Townsend Pond Inland Water 3.47 km
Rhon Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.7 km
Ham Pond Inland Water 3.73 km
Poodle Gorse Woodland Or Forest 3.84 km
Ware Pond Inland Water 3.91 km
Old Pond Inland Water 3.96 km
Jasper's Copse Woodland Or Forest 4 km
Poundon Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.25 km
Cotmore Covert Woodland Or Forest 4.37 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for OX26 5DG - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 35.6 Mbps 36.5 Mbps 79.66 Mbps
Upload 6.6 Mbps 7.6 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 26.5 6.2
30-300 Mbps 95.5% 42 8.5
300+ Mbps 0% - -


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.89546400
Longitude -1.12034500
OS Easting 460626
OS Northing 0222244
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 Ploughley ED
Electoral Ward Launton and Otmoor
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: Rural residents
Group: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Rural life
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Bicester BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Launton BUASD
Workplace Zone E33043665
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 011F
Output Area / Small Area 1B1