Postcode OX26 6RA (Cherwell)

Map showing OX26 6RA and nearby postcodes

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

OX26 6RA 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 6RA as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural white-collar workers.

The closest road name to OX26 6RA is M40 which is centered 9.6 km away.

The nearest bus stop is Symmetry Park and is 855 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester Village Rail Station, 2.51 km away.

The closest primary school to OX26 6RA (for ages 11 and under) is Five Acres Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on December 1, 2016. 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 6RA is The Turner Arms Public House and is 1.48 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Sun Wah and is 1.84 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on March 16, 2020.

100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

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

Nearby Roads

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

M40 9.6 km
A46 64.87 km
A41 72.6 km
M1 82.42 km
A40 106.14 km
A5 126.2 km
A1(M) 167.43 km
A1 200.66 km


Information about the postcode OX26 6RA

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 6RA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
969 m
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
1.85 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
2.06 km
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
2.91 km
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
3.53 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
3.54 km
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
3.59 km
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
3.59 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
3.62 km
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
3.67 km
Bardwell School 3.68 km
Whitelands Academy 3.77 km
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
4.17 km
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
4.24 km
Bruern Abbey School 4.62 km
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
4.62 km
Marsh Gibbon CofE Primary School Good
(June 6, 2018)
4.8 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
5 km
Gagle Brook Primary School 5.18 km
Charlton-on-Otmoor Church of England Primary School Good
(April 26, 2017)
6.56 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bicester Bean Coffee Shop And Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
January 21, 2021
0 m
Five Acres Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 7, 2019
969 m
Costcutter Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 12, 2018
986 m
Tiddlywinks Playgroup School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 13, 2015
1.11 km
Ambrosden Out Of School Clubs Other catering premises 5
Very Good
July 11, 2016
1.21 km
Ambrosden Post Office And Newsagents Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 30, 2014
1.48 km
The Turner Arms Public House Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
1.48 km
Lime Trees Farm Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 31, 2020
1.51 km
The Launton Arms Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
1.57 km
FLTR Coffee Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 16, 2020
1.84 km
Sun Wah Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
March 16, 2020
1.84 km
Tesco Express Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 25, 2015
1.84 km
The Nightingale Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 2, 2020
1.84 km
Fresh Start At Langford Village CP School School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 10, 2018
1.85 km
Langford Breakfast And After School Club School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 12, 2019
1.85 km
Costcutter Retailers - other 1
Needs Major Improvement
May 30, 2019
1.87 km
The Bull Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
1.87 km
Blue Texel Farmshop Retailers - other 4
March 23, 2019
1.88 km
Ground Coffee Society Mobile Unit Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
July 6, 2018
2 km
My Lunchbox Meal Prep Ltd Manufacturers/packers Awaiting Inspection
2 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Symmetry Park Bus Stop/Station 855 m
Symmetry Park Bus Stop/Station 919 m
Willow Road Bus Stop/Station 1.03 km
Willow Road Bus Stop/Station 1.04 km
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 2.51 km
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 2.57 km
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 3.33 km
London Oxford Airport Air 14.4 km

Nearby Nature

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

Blackthorn Hill Hill Or Mountain 403 m
Weir Pond Inland Water 1.36 km
Graven Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.09 km
Gravenhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.15 km
Jasper's Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.6 km
Old Pond Inland Water 3.44 km
Ham Pond Inland Water 3.52 km
Arncott Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.61 km
Merton Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.71 km
Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.72 km
Townsend Pond Inland Water 3.78 km
Longlands Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.85 km
Arncott Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.87 km
Ware Pond Inland Water 4.27 km
Cub Pond Inland Water 4.33 km


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

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 0%
30-300 Mbps 0%
300+ Mbps 100%


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.88148500
Longitude -1.11691800
OS Easting 460882
OS Northing 0220693
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 white-collar workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Blackthorn BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33043663
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 011F
Output Area / Small Area 1B2