Postcode OX26 6QL (Cherwell)

Map showing OX26 6QL and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX26 6QL is located in Cherwell, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. OX26 6QL is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

OX26 6QL is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.1 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 6QL as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Semi-detached ageing.

The closest road name to OX26 6QL is Moor Pond Close which is centered 97 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Clifton Close and is 396 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester North Rail Station, 430 m away.

The closest primary school to OX26 6QL (for ages 11 and under) is Longfields Primary and Nursery School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on February 22, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is The Bicester School. The last OFSTED inspection on June 6, 2018 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of OX26 6QL is The White Hart and is 335 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on June 23, 2017.

Residents reported an average download speed of 69.1 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.6 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.8 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for OX26 6QL 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 6QL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX26 6QL, and the approximate distance away.

Moor Pond Close 97 m
Longfields 104 m
Green Close 139 m
Linden Road 152 m
Withington Road 176 m
Maple Road 235 m
Ty-Craig 238 m
Fallowfields 242 m
Victoria Road 266 m
Victoria Court 276 m
Lambourne Crescent 286 m
Bardwell Terrace 292 m
Bernwood Road 308 m
Sheep Street 365 m
Murdock Road 394 m


Information about the postcode OX26 6QL

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 6QL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
0 m
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
788 m
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
824 m
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
862 m
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
908 m
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
1.13 km
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
1.14 km
Bardwell School 1.22 km
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
1.34 km
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
1.41 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
1.61 km
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
1.8 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
1.87 km
Whitelands Academy 1.99 km
Gagle Brook Primary School 2.34 km
Bruern Abbey School 2.94 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
3.04 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
3.55 km
Fringford Church of England Primary School Good
(June 27, 2017)
6.22 km
Marsh Gibbon CofE Primary School Good
(June 6, 2018)
6.25 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX26 6QL - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Cabin Club School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 5, 2019
0 m
Fresh Start Catering @ Longfields Primary School School/college/university 4
December 19, 2019
0 m
Clip n Climb Bicester Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 26, 2019
269 m
Bicester Methodist Church Other catering premises 4
September 6, 2019
327 m
Ashton Club (Bicester) Ltd Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 4, 2014
335 m
Iceland Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 17, 2016
335 m
The Little Blue Bakery Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
335 m
The White Hart Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
June 23, 2017
335 m
Bicester Fresh Fish Fruit & Veg Retailers - other 3
March 2, 2022
347 m
Coffee #1 Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 15, 2020
347 m
Holland & Barratt Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 3, 2019
347 m
Poundland Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 22, 2015
347 m
San Oriental Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
347 m
Torino Lounge Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 22, 2019
347 m
Aldi Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
June 15, 2015
365 m
Joblings Garage Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 26, 2016
365 m
Bicester Community Fridge Other catering premises Exempt
October 8, 2019
374 m
Boots The Chemist Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 13, 2015
380 m
Costa Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 14, 2022
380 m
The Almond Tree Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
March 20, 2020
393 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX26 6QL - Data from Apr 2022

Clifton Close Bus Stop/Station 396 m
Clifton Close Bus Stop/Station 408 m
Manorsfield Road Bus Stop/Station 482 m
Manorsfield Road Bus Stop/Station 487 m
Bicester North Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 487 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 430 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 470 m
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 788 m
London Oxford Airport Air 13.55 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX26 6QL - Data from Dec 2021

Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Graven Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.27 km
Gravenhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.4 km
Longlands Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.55 km
Bignell Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Robin Hood Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.86 km
Bignell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.98 km
Blackthorn Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.13 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.13 km
Big Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.18 km
Bowler's Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.34 km
Chesterton Belt Woodland Or Forest 3.39 km
Cotmore Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.45 km
Bainton Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.54 km
Fieldbarn Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.62 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for OX26 6QL - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 54.3 Mbps 69.1 Mbps 331 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 13.6 Mbps 36 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% 22 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 59.2 13.8
300+ Mbps 100% 331 36

Gas Consumption

23 meters consuming 270,408 kWh - mean 11,757 kWh : median 11,678 kWh

Energy usage data for OX26 6QL - Data from 2020


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.89996700
Longitude -1.14684500
OS Easting 458798
OS Northing 0222724
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: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: Semi-detached ageing
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Bicester BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Bicester BUASD
Workplace Zone E33043672
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 013
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 013E
Output Area / Small Area 6B3