Postcode OX5 2UT (Cherwell)

Map showing OX5 2UT and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX5 2UT is located in Cherwell, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in February 1990 and is an active postcode. OX5 2UT is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

OX5 2UT is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.9 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 OX5 2UT as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural white-collar workers.

The closest road name to OX5 2UT is Church View which is centered 134 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Church View and is 149 m away. The closest railway station is Islip Rail Station, 4.16 km away.

The closest primary school to OX5 2UT (for ages 11 and under) is Charlton-on-Otmoor Church of England Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on April 26, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is The Bicester School. The last OFSTED inspection on June 6, 2018 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of OX5 2UT is The Chequers PH and is 3.36 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Door 2 Door Pizza And Grill and is 3.96 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as AwaitingInspection .

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

Policing for OX5 2UT 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 2UT and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX5 2UT, and the approximate distance away.

Church View 134 m
The Broadway 173 m
Mill Close 173 m
Mill Lane 182 m
Otmoor Lane 218 m
Church Lane 241 m
High Street 310 m
New Pond Lane 322 m
Fencott Road 485 m
B4027 4.36 km
M40 12.31 km
A4095 12.51 km
A417 60.73 km
A46 68.14 km
A41 73.99 km


Information about the postcode OX5 2UT

Introduction February 1990
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 2UT - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Charlton-on-Otmoor Church of England Primary School Good
(April 26, 2017)
0 m
Dr South's Church of England Primary School Good
(March 12, 2019)
4.14 km
Beckley Church of England Primary School 4.55 km
Woodeaton Manor School Good
(May 15, 2019)
4.95 km
Bruern Abbey School 5.28 km
Barton Park Primary School 5.3 km
Oxford Montessori Schools 5.52 km
Whitelands Academy 5.68 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
5.71 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
5.78 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
6.03 km
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
6.52 km
Bletchingdon Parochial Church of England Primary School Good
(October 23, 2019)
6.56 km
Edward Feild Primary School Good
(May 5, 2017)
6.92 km
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
7 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
7.05 km
Gosford Hill School Requires improvement
(February 7, 2018)
7.09 km
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
7.23 km
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
7.26 km
St Thomas More Catholic Primary School, Kidlington Good
(September 26, 2018)
7.29 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX5 2UT - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Oxford Fine Dining Ltd Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 10, 2019
2.07 km
Robert Kerr Agriculture Importers/Exporters Awaiting Inspection
2.14 km
Sparkling Minds Preschool & Day Nursery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
December 6, 2019
2.9 km
The Chequers PH Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
3.36 km
BP Family Farm SF Connect Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 30, 2020
3.43 km
Niro & Co Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 27, 2014
3.43 km
Shell Layby Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
3.43 km
Starbucks Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 25, 2022
3.43 km
Starbucks Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 5, 2020
3.43 km
Weston On Green KFC Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 25, 2022
3.43 km
The Lion At Wendlebury Pub/bar/nightclub 3
March 4, 2020
3.7 km
Gargash Manor Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house Awaiting Inspection
3.74 km
The Milk Shed Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 29, 2020
3.74 km
Door 2 Door Pizza And Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
3.96 km
Weston Pantry Retailers - other 4
August 7, 2019
4.19 km
The Ben Jonson Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 20, 2019
4.27 km
Weston on the Green Village Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 23, 2016
4.31 km
The Oxford Bar Company Ltd Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
4.35 km
Otmoor Pig Charcuterie Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
August 27, 2019
4.48 km
Studley Wood Golf Club Other catering premises 4
March 6, 2020
4.89 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX5 2UT - Data from Apr 2022

Church View Bus Stop/Station 149 m
Church View Bus Stop/Station 156 m
Bus Garage Bus Stop/Station 286 m
Bus Garage Bus Stop/Station 289 m
Turn Bus Stop/Station 559 m
Islip Rail Station Rail 4.16 km
London Oxford Airport Air 8.79 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX5 2UT - Data from Dec 2021

Street Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.22 km
Oddington Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.7 km
Wormough Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.45 km
Weston Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.66 km
Merton Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.88 km
Sainthill Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.21 km
The Forest Woodland Or Forest 3.21 km
The Spinney Woodland Or Forest 3.37 km
Whitecross Green Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.9 km
Prattle Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.98 km
Sling Copse Woodland Or Forest 4.04 km
Jasper's Copse Woodland Or Forest 4.17 km
Middleleys Spinney Woodland Or Forest 4.18 km
Woodeaton Copse Woodland Or Forest 4.31 km
Bowler's Copse Woodland Or Forest 4.42 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for OX5 2UT - 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 51.83898500
Longitude -1.18297800
OS Easting 456388
OS Northing 0215913
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 Otmoor 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 Charlton-on-Otmoor BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33043682
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 016
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 016F
Output Area / Small Area 1B2