Postcode OX27 8DY (Cherwell)

Map showing OX27 8DY and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX27 8DY is located in Cherwell, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. OX27 8DY is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

OX27 8DY is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.5 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 OX27 8DY as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural white-collar workers.

The closest road name to OX27 8DY is The Green which is centered 50 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Wise Crescent and is 159 m away.

The closest primary school to OX27 8DY (for ages 11 and under) is Fringford Church of England Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 27, 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 OX27 8DY is The Muddy Duck and is 1.18 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on February 20, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Turkish Delight and is 4.24 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on March 10, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 56 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.9 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for OX27 8DY 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 OX27 8DY and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX27 8DY, and the approximate distance away.

The Green 50 m
The Laurels 93 m
Wise Crescent 164 m
Farriers Close 182 m
Rectory Lane 190 m
Main Street 196 m
Little Paddock 257 m
Crosslands 291 m
Church Lane 381 m
A4421 1.44 km
M40 5.55 km
A43 42.37 km
A46 57.11 km
A41 65.96 km
M1 74.34 km


Information about the postcode OX27 8DY

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 OX27 8DY - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Fringford Church of England Primary School Good
(June 27, 2017)
0 m
Gagle Brook Primary School 4.73 km
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
5 km
Bardwell School 5 km
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
5.09 km
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
5.32 km
Finmere Church of England Primary School 5.35 km
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
5.49 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
6.03 km
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
6.21 km
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
6.22 km
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
6.26 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
6.42 km
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
6.47 km
Twyford C of E School Good
(September 14, 2017)
6.51 km
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
7.1 km
Beachborough School 7.16 km
Marsh Gibbon CofE Primary School Good
(June 6, 2018)
7.38 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
7.48 km
Fritwell Church of England Primary School Good
(January 24, 2017)
7.54 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX27 8DY - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
OCC At Fringford C Of E Primary School School/college/university 4
March 16, 2022
0 m
Shelswell And Fringford Playgroup Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 25, 2019
0 m
Fringford Village Hall Other catering premises 4
January 24, 2013
134 m
Matilda's Coffee Shop Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 1
Needs Major Improvement
November 26, 2021
280 m
The Butchers Arms Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 1
Needs Major Improvement
November 26, 2021
280 m
The Muddy Duck Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 20, 2018
1.18 km
The Red Lion Pub/bar/nightclub 3
February 27, 2020
2.68 km
Stratton Audley Barn Shop Other catering premises 5
Very Good
December 4, 2019
2.95 km
The Ducks Pantry Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 5, 2017
3.06 km
Cherwood House Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 24, 2020
3.68 km
Turkish Delight Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
March 10, 2020
4.24 km
Salute The NHS Manufacturers/packers Awaiting Inspection
4.47 km
The Wriggly Monkey Brewery Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
4.51 km
HEROICS Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
4.6 km
Elmsbrook Community Larder Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
4.65 km
Cater Link Ltd @ Gagle Brook Primary School School/college/university Awaiting Inspection
4.73 km
Launton Grange Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
4.78 km
Curry and Grill Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
4.97 km
Nadias Indian Take Away Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
December 17, 2019
4.97 km
Papilion Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 22, 2019
4.97 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX27 8DY - Data from Apr 2022

Wise Crescent Bus Stop/Station 159 m
Wise Crescent Bus Stop/Station 185 m
Town Well Bus Stop/Station 1.16 km
Town Well Bus Stop/Station 1.18 km
London Oxford Airport Air 18.68 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX27 8DY - Data from Dec 2021

Willaston Spinney Woodland Or Forest 585 m
Bull's Corner Inland Water 612 m
Fringfordhill Covert Woodland Or Forest 794 m
Fringford Hill Hill Or Mountain 884 m
Meggshill Spinney Woodland Or Forest 985 m
Poplar Spinney Woodland Or Forest 989 m
Hopyard Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.05 km
Home Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.56 km
Hethe Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.75 km
Oldfields Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.3 km
The Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.33 km
Fox Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.46 km
Shelswell Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.59 km
Kennel Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.6 km
Spilsmere Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.61 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for OX27 8DY - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 57.5 Mbps 56 Mbps 75.53 Mbps
Upload 14.8 Mbps 14.9 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% - -
30-300 Mbps 100% 56 15
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Electricity Consumption

7 meters consuming 25,288 kWh - mean 3,613 kWh : median 3,527 kWh

Energy usage data for OX27 8DY - Data from 2020


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.95405000
Longitude -1.12377400
OS Easting 460313
OS Northing 0228758
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 Fringford and Heyfords
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 Fringford BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33043666
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 011E
Output Area / Small Area 1B2