Postcode OX49 5AF (South Oxfordshire)

Map showing OX49 5AF and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX49 5AF is located in South Oxfordshire, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. OX49 5AF is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

OX49 5AF is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.8 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 OX49 5AF as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Communal retirement.

The closest road name to OX49 5AF is Hill Road which is centered 514 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Watlington and District Care Home and is 165 m away.

The closest primary school to OX49 5AF (for ages 11 and under) is Watlington Primary School. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Wallingford School. The last OFSTED inspection on March 16, 2017 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of OX49 5AF is The Spire and Spoke and is 452 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on March 17, 2022. The nearest takeaway food is available from Kingfisher Fish & Chips and is 813 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on June 8, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 38.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 6.7 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 4.2 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.9 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for OX49 5AF 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 OX49 5AF and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX49 5AF, and the approximate distance away.

Hill Road 514 m
Howe Road 806 m
Station Road 815 m
B4009 3.01 km
B480 5.9 km
A4074 9.21 km
A329 20.02 km
A413 25.15 km
M40 37.19 km
M4 80.57 km
A46 92.93 km
A41 99.58 km
M1 109.92 km
A40 117.2 km
A5 151.67 km


Information about the postcode OX49 5AF

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 OX49 5AF - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Icknield Community College Good
(March 12, 2019)
1.21 km
Watlington Primary School 1.21 km
Lewknor Church of England Primary School Good
(February 5, 2020)
4.1 km
Ewelme CofE Primary School Good
(October 3, 2017)
5.78 km
Ibstone CofE Primary School Good
(January 30, 2019)
5.96 km
Aston Rowant Church of England Primary School Good
(February 10, 2017)
6.26 km
Chalgrove Community Primary School Good
(November 14, 2019)
6.44 km
RAF Benson Community Primary School Good
(July 18, 2017)
6.7 km
Stokenchurch Primary School Outstanding
(May 22, 2013)
7.06 km
Nettlebed Community School Good
(October 10, 2019)
7.27 km
Tetsworth Primary School Good
(September 14, 2017)
7.78 km
Benson Church of England Primary School 8.5 km
Cadmore End CofE School Good
(November 14, 2018)
8.68 km
Mill Lane Community Primary School Good
(January 16, 2020)
8.95 km
St Andrew's Church of England Primary School Outstanding
(May 2, 2013)
9.01 km
The Mary Towerton School At Studley Green Requires improvement
(October 2, 2019)
9.25 km
Radnage Church of England Primary School Good
(May 1, 2019)
9.27 km
Crowmarsh Gifford Church of England School Good
(October 4, 2017)
9.34 km
St Laurence Church of England (A) School Good
(January 25, 2017)
9.95 km
Wallingford School Good
(March 16, 2017)
10.04 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX49 5AF - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Watlington & District Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 8, 2021
162 m
The Spire and Spoke Pub/bar/nightclub 3
March 17, 2022
452 m
So Sustainable Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 28, 2020
719 m
Co-operative Retail Services Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 20, 2021
813 m
Kingfisher Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
June 8, 2021
813 m
Orange Bakery Retailers - other 3
September 1, 2021
835 m
The Orange Bakery Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
September 1, 2021
839 m
The Watlington Fox Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 23, 2020
839 m
House of Spice Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
May 20, 2021
840 m
Watlington Service Station Retailers - other 4
September 11, 2014
840 m
The Watlington Baguette Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
June 24, 2021
842 m
Peter Osborne Fine Wines Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 11, 2012
853 m
K is for Kitchen Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 9, 2016
939 m
Raised Spirit Ltd Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 1, 2020
939 m
Taj Club House at Watlington Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 27, 2020
939 m
The Granary Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 19, 2021
939 m
The Granary Delicatessen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 19, 2021
939 m
TuTu Delicious Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 12, 2019
939 m
Watlington & District Age Concern Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Exempt
January 2, 2020
939 m
Watlington Town Hall Other catering premises Exempt
June 10, 2011
939 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX49 5AF - Data from Apr 2022

Watlington and District Care Home Bus Stop/Station 165 m
Shirburn Street Church Bus Stop/Station 810 m
Shirburn Street Church Bus Stop/Station 816 m
Love Lane Bus Stop/Station 839 m
Love Lane Bus Stop/Station 858 m
London Oxford Airport Air 30.44 km
London Luton Airport Air 50.31 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX49 5AF - Data from Dec 2021

Watlington Hill Hill Or Mountain 987 m
Middle Way Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.19 km
Cobditch Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.41 km
Lower Deans Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.51 km
Pyrton Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.56 km
Shirburn Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.15 km
Greenfield Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Howe Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Wheatfield Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.4 km
Prior's Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.47 km
Queen Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km
Britwell Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.57 km
Shotridge Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.63 km
Eatonsfield Shaw Woodland Or Forest 2.77 km
Howe Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.79 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for OX49 5AF - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 39.6 Mbps 38.6 Mbps 59.5 Mbps
Upload 7.3 Mbps 6.7 Mbps 12.45 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% 22.5 3.5
30-300 Mbps 100% 46.7 8.3
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

14 meters consuming 388,122 kWh - mean 27,723 kWh : median 25,128 kWh

Electricity Consumption

16 meters consuming 126,482 kWh - mean 7,905 kWh : median 6,191 kWh

Energy usage data for OX49 5AF - Data from 2020


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.64078900
Longitude -0.99461100
OS Easting 469668
OS Northing 0194032
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 Chalgrove and Watlington ED
Electoral Ward Watlington
Local Authority District South Oxfordshire
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 E07000179
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Communal retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Watlington (South Oxfordshire) BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33043819
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
South Oxfordshire 008
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
South Oxfordshire 008B
Output Area / Small Area 5B2