Postcode OX6 8LU (Cherwell) Terminated July 2000

Map showing OX6 8LU and nearby postcodes

The postcode OX6 8LU is located in Cherwell, in the county of Oxfordshire. It was introduced in January 1980 and terminated in July 2000.OX6 8LU is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

OX6 8LU is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 7.1 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 OX6 8LU as Suburbanites > Suburban achievers > Detached retirement living.

The closest road name to OX6 8LU is Brook Road which is centered 56 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Swift Close and is 51 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester North Rail Station, 1.48 km away.

The closest primary school to OX6 8LU (for ages 11 and under) is King's Meadow Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 4, 2019. 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 nearest takeaway food is available from Two Sister Chip Shop and is 583 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on November 20, 2019.

Policing for OX6 8LU 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 OX6 8LU and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to OX6 8LU, and the approximate distance away.

Brook Road 56 m
Byron Gardens 88 m
Swift Close 126 m
Masefield Close 132 m
Byron Way 137 m
Burns Crescent 144 m
Tay Gardens 164 m
Walpole Close 167 m
Milton Close 171 m
Buchan Road 173 m
Shelley Close 176 m
Tweed Crescent 178 m
Meredith Close 184 m
Stevenson Close 190 m
Spencer Close 218 m


Information about the postcode OX6 8LU

Introduction January 1980
Termination July 2000
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 OX6 8LU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
4 m
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
961 m
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
981 m
The Bicester School Good
(June 6, 2018)
1.04 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Bicester Good
(October 19, 2017)
1.08 km
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
1.54 km
Gagle Brook Primary School 1.55 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
1.57 km
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
1.8 km
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
1.81 km
Whitelands Academy 1.85 km
Bardwell School 2.04 km
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
2.04 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
2.11 km
Bruern Abbey School 2.34 km
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
2.78 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
3.6 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
5.12 km
Fringford Church of England Primary School Good
(June 27, 2017)
6.25 km
Heyford Park School 7.23 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from OX6 8LU - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Kings Meadow Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 14, 2022
4 m
Highfield Social Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
July 19, 2017
410 m
Tesco Express Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
July 10, 2017
583 m
The Shakespeare Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 8, 2017
583 m
Two Sister Chip Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 20, 2019
583 m
Nashs Bakery Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 29, 2017
770 m
Peter Goss Butchers Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 7, 2018
770 m
PT Foods Ltd Other catering premises 4
August 2, 2019
770 m
One Stop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 27, 2022
834 m
Kings End Association Social Club Other catering premises 4
April 7, 2016
849 m
Emmanuel Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 17, 2017
961 m
Fresh Start Catering Ltd @ Bure Park Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 5, 2019
961 m
Krazy Kids Out Of School Care School/college/university 4
March 6, 2017
961 m
Morrisons Daily Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 14, 2018
968 m
Oxfordshire County Council School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 22, 2019
981 m
Impact Montessori Nursery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 11, 2019
998 m
Sandra Teddy Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
November 28, 2017
1.04 km
Fresh Start Catering @ St Marys Catholic Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 18, 2018
1.08 km
High Flyers Oxford Limited School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 9, 2022
1.08 km
Barberry Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 4, 2019
1.12 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to OX6 8LU - Data from Apr 2022

Swift Close Bus Stop/Station 51 m
Swift Close Bus Stop/Station 80 m
Shakespeare Drive Bus Stop/Station 129 m
Shakespeare Drive Bus Stop/Station 130 m
Bunyan Road Bus Stop/Station 198 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 1.48 km
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 1.53 km
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 2.1 km
London Oxford Airport Air 12.63 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to OX6 8LU - Data from Dec 2021

Bignell Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.08 km
Robin Hood Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.4 km
Big Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.57 km
Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.64 km
Bignell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.7 km
Grunthill Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Fieldbarn Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.16 km
Chesterton Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.24 km
Trigger Pond Inland Water 2.35 km
Nettle Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.82 km
Trowpool Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.9 km
Trow Pool Inland Water 2.9 km
Great Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.04 km
Bowler's Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.12 km


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.90604800
Longitude -1.17113600
OS Easting 457119
OS Northing 0223381
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 Bicester West ED
Electoral Ward Bicester 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: Suburbanites
Group: Suburban achievers
Subgroup: Detached retirement living
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Bicester BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Bicester BUASD
Workplace Zone E33043674
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 014
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 014B
Output Area / Small Area 6A3