Postcode OX49 5AQ (South Oxfordshire)

Map showing OX49 5AQ and nearby postcodes

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

OX49 5AQ is one of the least deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 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 5AQ as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > White suburban communities.

The closest road name to OX49 5AQ is Brookside which is centered 40 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Gorwell and is 147 m away.

The closest primary school to OX49 5AQ (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 nearest takeaway food is available from The Watlington Baguette Shop and is 358 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on June 24, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 59.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.6 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 2.3 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Brookside 40 m
The Meadows 50 m
Gorwell 114 m
Church Street 126 m
New Road 143 m
Old School Place 149 m
Quarrington Place 153 m
Allnut Close 162 m
Barnacre 170 m
Hurdlers Green 182 m
Farmhouse Mews 182 m
Sheldons Piece 199 m
Chapel Street 200 m
The Goggs 215 m
Brook Street 228 m


Information about the postcode OX49 5AQ

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 5AQ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Icknield Community College Good
(March 12, 2019)
347 m
Watlington Primary School 347 m
Lewknor Church of England Primary School Good
(February 5, 2020)
4.3 km
Ewelme CofE Primary School Good
(October 3, 2017)
5.18 km
Chalgrove Community Primary School Good
(November 14, 2019)
5.27 km
RAF Benson Community Primary School Good
(July 18, 2017)
6.1 km
Aston Rowant Church of England Primary School Good
(February 10, 2017)
6.49 km
Ibstone CofE Primary School Good
(January 30, 2019)
7.08 km
Tetsworth Primary School Good
(September 14, 2017)
7.19 km
Benson Church of England Primary School 7.67 km
Nettlebed Community School Good
(October 10, 2019)
7.91 km
Stokenchurch Primary School Outstanding
(May 22, 2013)
7.94 km
Crowmarsh Gifford Church of England School Good
(October 4, 2017)
8.79 km
St Laurence Church of England (A) School Good
(January 25, 2017)
8.97 km
Little Milton Church of England Primary School Good
(November 6, 2019)
9.05 km
Mill Lane Community Primary School Good
(January 16, 2020)
9.23 km
St Andrew's Church of England Primary School Outstanding
(May 2, 2013)
9.34 km
Wallingford School Good
(March 16, 2017)
9.35 km
Stadhampton Primary School 9.39 km
St Nicholas' Church of England Infants' School and Nursery Class, Wallingford 9.61 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Calnan Brothers Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 1, 2020
251 m
K is for Kitchen Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 9, 2016
268 m
Raised Spirit Ltd Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 1, 2020
268 m
Taj Club House at Watlington Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 27, 2020
268 m
The Granary Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 19, 2021
268 m
The Granary Delicatessen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 19, 2021
268 m
TuTu Delicious Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 12, 2019
268 m
Watlington & District Age Concern Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Exempt
January 2, 2020
268 m
Watlington Town Hall Other catering premises Exempt
June 10, 2011
268 m
House of Spice Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
May 20, 2021
337 m
Watlington Service Station Retailers - other 4
September 11, 2014
337 m
Caterlink at Watlington Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 19, 2021
347 m
Chalgrove & Watlington Children's Centre School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 18, 2013
347 m
Dolce Ltd School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 26, 2021
347 m
Rainbow Corner Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 17, 2022
347 m
Fat Buddha Thai Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 14, 2022
357 m
The Watlington Baguette Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
June 24, 2021
358 m
Orange Bakery Retailers - other 3
September 1, 2021
366 m
Co-operative Retail Services Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 20, 2021
374 m
Kingfisher Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
June 8, 2021
374 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Gorwell Bus Stop/Station 147 m
Hurdlers Green Bus Stop/Station 157 m
Hurdlers Green Bus Stop/Station 161 m
Library Bus Stop/Station 221 m
Watlington Area Pick Up Zone Bus Stop/Station 248 m
London Oxford Airport Air 29.31 km
London Luton Airport Air 50.91 km

Nearby Nature

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

Cobditch Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.24 km
Middle Way Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Mount Tree Hill Or Mountain 1.77 km
Major's Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.94 km
Watlington Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.16 km
Diamond Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.23 km
Woodcock Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.37 km
Pyrton Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.62 km
Ashley's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.64 km
Lower Deans Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.65 km
Brookside Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.98 km
Brockholes Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.99 km
Heath Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3 km
Britwell Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.01 km
Shirburn Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.09 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 67.2 Mbps 59.8 Mbps 120.29 Mbps
Upload 16.5 Mbps 13.6 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 8 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 20.8 2.8
30-300 Mbps 100% 71.6 16.7
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

28 meters consuming 426,919 kWh - mean 15,247 kWh : median 13,814 kWh

Electricity Consumption

38 meters consuming 168,322 kWh - mean 4,430 kWh : median 3,309 kWh

Energy usage data for OX49 5AQ - Data from 2020


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.64570500
Longitude -1.00965600
OS Easting 468621
OS Northing 0194565
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: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: White suburban communities
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 E33043817
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
South Oxfordshire 008
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
South Oxfordshire 008C
Output Area / Small Area 6B2