Postcode OX5 1RX (Cherwell)

Map showing OX5 1RX and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX5 1RX is located in Cherwell, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. OX5 1RX is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

OX5 1RX is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.6 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 OX5 1RX as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Delayed retirement.

The closest road name to OX5 1RX is Hall Farm Paddocks which is centered 46 m away.

The nearest bus stop is The Royal Sun and is 445 m away. The closest railway station is Hanborough Rail Station, 3.41 km away.

The closest primary school to OX5 1RX (for ages 11 and under) is William Fletcher Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 21, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Gosford Hill School. The last OFSTED inspection on February 7, 2018 rated this school as Requires improvement

The local pub for residents of OX5 1RX is The White House and is 2.17 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 30, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 51.5 Mbps and an average upload speed of 11.8 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 94.1% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps. 5.9% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 3.7 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 1 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for OX5 1RX 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 OX5 1RX and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX5 1RX, and the approximate distance away.

Hall Farm Paddocks 46 m
Spring Hill Road 180 m
St Michael's Lane 237 m
A4095 2.72 km
Woodstock Road 2.95 km
B4027 5.62 km
A4260 12.5 km
M40 16.51 km
A423 28.07 km
A417 50.89 km
A46 68.51 km
A34 69.68 km
A41 71.26 km
A361 84 km
A38 86.74 km


Information about the postcode OX5 1RX

Introduction January 1980
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 OX5 1RX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
LVS Oxford 0 m
William Fletcher Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.73 km
Bladon Church of England Primary School Good
(March 22, 2018)
2.09 km
North Kidlington Primary School Good
(November 20, 2018)
2.4 km
St Thomas More Catholic Primary School, Kidlington Good
(September 26, 2018)
2.94 km
West Kidlington Primary and Nursery School Good
(September 25, 2019)
2.94 km
Gosford Hill School Requires improvement
(February 7, 2018)
3.18 km
St Peter's Church of England Primary School, Cassington Good
(April 5, 2017)
3.27 km
The Marlborough Church of England School Good
(February 21, 2018)
3.35 km
Edward Feild Primary School Good
(May 5, 2017)
3.35 km
Woodstock Church of England Primary School Outstanding
(October 16, 2013)
3.43 km
Hanborough Manor CofE School Good
(June 16, 2017)
4.51 km
Wolvercote Primary School Good
(September 25, 2018)
4.99 km
Eynsham Community Primary School Good
(September 18, 2019)
5.19 km
Bletchingdon Parochial Church of England Primary School Good
(October 23, 2019)
5.32 km
d'Overbroeck's 5.7 km
Freeland Church of England Primary School Good
(May 3, 2017)
5.7 km
Bartholomew School Outstanding
(May 22, 2013)
5.77 km
Combe CofE Primary School Outstanding
(April 29, 2008)
5.8 km
Cutteslowe Primary School Good
(March 4, 2020)
5.81 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX5 1RX - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bladon C Of E Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
2.09 km
The White House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 30, 2021
2.17 km
Site Shop - Bladon Chains Caravan And Motorhome Site Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 12, 2021
2.32 km
Bread & Butter Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 17, 2022
2.39 km
Worton Kitchen Garden Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 2, 2022
2.39 km
The Bushcraft Company - Blenheim Woods Pub/bar/nightclub 4
September 5, 2019
2.47 km
The Bash Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 12, 2020
2.75 km
Cassington Sports & Social Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 26, 2018
3.12 km
Willow Cottage Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
October 29, 2021
3.25 km
Dolce At St Peter's C Of E Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 11, 2021
3.27 km
Vicky's After School Club - St Peter's C Of E School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 10, 2020
3.27 km
Daffodil Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 4, 2021
3.31 km
Oxford Bus Museum Trust Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 4, 2019
3.31 km
Winston's Cafe Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
October 2, 2019
3.31 km
Marlborough School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 12, 2019
3.35 km
The Chequers Inn Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
3.35 km
Blenheim Palace - Searcy Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 9, 2022
3.41 km
Churchfields Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 8, 2020
3.41 km
Woodstock Under Fives Association Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 24, 2018
3.43 km
Woodstock Youth Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Exempt
December 11, 2019
3.43 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX5 1RX - Data from Apr 2022

The Royal Sun Bus Stop/Station 445 m
The Royal Sun Bus Stop/Station 461 m
Begbroke Lane Bus Stop/Station 642 m
Sandhill Road Bus Stop/Station 750 m
Fernhill Road Bus Stop/Station 761 m
Hanborough Rail Station Rail 3.41 km
Oxford Parkway Rail Station Rail 3.93 km
Oxford Parkway Rail Station Rail 3.99 km
London Oxford Airport Air 1.62 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX5 1RX - Data from Dec 2021

Begbroke Wood Woodland Or Forest 596 m
Bladon Heath Woodland Or Forest 1.15 km
Worton Heath Woodland Or Forest 1.16 km
Begbroke Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.27 km
Withy Clump Woodland Or Forest 1.64 km
Campsfield Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.24 km
Burleigh Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Thrupp Wide Inland Water 2.84 km
Pool Head Inland Water 3.26 km
The Lake Inland Water 3.49 km
Stratfield Brake Woodland Or Forest 3.53 km
Madam Hindes's Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.64 km
Hagley Pool Inland Water 3.69 km
Queen Elizabeth's Island Woodland Or Forest 3.72 km
Peartree Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.72 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for OX5 1RX - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 52.2 Mbps 51.5 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 11.8 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 6 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 5.9% 25 1
30-300 Mbps 94.1% 58 13.7
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

9 meters consuming 216,073 kWh - mean 24,008 kWh : median 23,989 kWh

Electricity Consumption

17 meters consuming 159,909 kWh - mean 9,406 kWh : median 5,479 kWh

Energy usage data for OX5 1RX - Data from 2020


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.82056200
Longitude -1.32469600
OS Easting 446643
OS Northing 0213764
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
Oxford West and Abingdon
County Electorial Division Kidlington South ED
Electoral Ward Kidlington West
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Delayed retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Kidlington BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Begbroke BUASD
Workplace Zone E33043701
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 019
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 019B
Output Area / Small Area 5B1