Postcode OX26 5DP (Cherwell)

Map showing OX26 5DP and nearby postcodes

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

OX26 5DP 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 5DP as Rural residents > Farming communities > Older farming communities.

The closest road name to OX26 5DP is The Glades which is centered 51 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Post Office and is 38 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester North Rail Station, 2.07 km away.

The closest primary school to OX26 5DP (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 5DP is The Harrison and is 0 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on May 16, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Bicester Burger and is 867 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on October 18, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 88.4 Mbps and an average upload speed of 19.4 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 60.5% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.6 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

The Glades 51 m
Sherwood Close 124 m
Bicester Road 134 m
Forest Close 141 m
Skinner Road 149 m
Ancil Avenue 167 m
The Spinney 168 m
The Poplars 266 m
Sycamore Road 289 m
A4421 4.6 km
M40 7.96 km
A46 62.87 km
A41 70.84 km
M1 80.37 km
A40 106.01 km


Information about the postcode OX26 5DP

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 5DP - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
0 m
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
1.67 km
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
1.87 km
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
1.89 km
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
1.96 km
Bardwell School 1.96 km
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
2.57 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
2.65 km
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
2.66 km
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
2.73 km
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
2.87 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
3 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
3.33 km
Gagle Brook Primary School 3.59 km
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
3.6 km
Whitelands Academy 3.66 km
Marsh Gibbon CofE Primary School Good
(June 6, 2018)
4.39 km
Bruern Abbey School 4.64 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
4.83 km
Fringford Church of England Primary School Good
(June 27, 2017)
6.03 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Fresh Start Catering Launton School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 20, 2017
0 m
The Harrison Pub/bar/nightclub 4
May 16, 2018
0 m
Costcutter Retailers - other 1
Needs Major Improvement
May 30, 2019
237 m
The Bull Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
237 m
The Tythe Barn Other catering premises 5
Very Good
May 5, 2017
309 m
Blue Texel Farmshop Retailers - other 4
March 23, 2019
367 m
The Launton Arms Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
495 m
Ground Coffee Society Mobile Unit Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
July 6, 2018
754 m
My Lunchbox Meal Prep Ltd Manufacturers/packers Awaiting Inspection
754 m
Dine Contract Catering At 3663 Bidvest Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 13, 2020
758 m
Bicester Burger Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
October 18, 2021
867 m
Boho Burrito Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
867 m
Oxford Mart Distributors/Transporters Awaiting Inspection
867 m
Papsizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 28, 2021
867 m
Jans Kitchen (Telford Road Bicester) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 17, 2018
886 m
Lidl UK GMBH Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
July 10, 2017
935 m
Wyndham Hall Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 29, 2020
972 m
Homebase Bicester Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
1.03 km
The Cafe Mobile caterer 4
August 7, 2019
1.03 km
Arrival Limited Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.19 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Post Office Bus Stop/Station 38 m
Post Office Bus Stop/Station 42 m
The Bull Inn Bus Stop/Station 284 m
The Bull Inn Bus Stop/Station 326 m
Sycamore Road Bus Stop/Station 444 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 2.07 km
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 2.12 km
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 2.12 km
London Oxford Airport Air 15.13 km

Nearby Nature

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

Longlands Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.79 km
Blackthorn Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.02 km
Graven Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.95 km
Weir Pond Inland Water 2.95 km
Gravenhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.07 km
Poodle Gorse Woodland Or Forest 3.38 km
Townsend Pond Inland Water 3.39 km
Rhon Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.42 km
Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.49 km
Ware Pond Inland Water 3.8 km
Ham Pond Inland Water 3.82 km
Poundon Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.9 km
Cotmore Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.95 km
Old Pond Inland Water 4.13 km
Bainton Copse Woodland Or Forest 4.17 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 78.7 Mbps 88.4 Mbps 199.08 Mbps
Upload 20 Mbps 19.4 Mbps 30.37 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 3.3 0.5
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 39.5% 98.1 21.5
300+ Mbps 60.5% - -

Electricity Consumption

44 meters consuming 240,578 kWh - mean 5,468 kWh : median 4,101 kWh

Energy usage data for OX26 5DP - Data from 2020


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.89990100
Longitude -1.11970600
OS Easting 460664
OS Northing 0222738
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: Farming communities
Subgroup: Older farming communities
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 1A4