Postcode OX6 8YL (Cherwell) Terminated July 2000

Map showing OX6 8YL and nearby postcodes

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

OX6 8YL 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 8YL as Suburbanites > Suburban achievers > Detached retirement living.

The closest road name to OX6 8YL is Brook Road which is centered 52 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Swift Close and is 27 m away. The closest railway station is Bicester North Rail Station, 1.44 km away.

The closest primary school to OX6 8YL (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 local pub for residents of OX6 8YL is Bure Farm Public House and is 1.05 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on January 29, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from Two Sister Chip Shop and is 656 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on November 20, 2019.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Brook Road 52 m
Byron Way 77 m
Byron Gardens 89 m
Buchan Road 102 m
Swift Close 110 m
Stevenson Close 115 m
Walpole Close 118 m
Shelley Close 151 m
Masefield Close 163 m
Spencer Close 171 m
Bunyan Road 174 m
Kipling Close 177 m
Milton Close 179 m
Burns Crescent 180 m
Wesley Close 185 m


Information about the postcode OX6 8YL

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 8YL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
King's Meadow Primary School Good
(June 4, 2019)
79 m
Bure Park Primary School Good
(November 28, 2017)
892 m
Brookside Primary School Good
(October 16, 2019)
961 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
Gagle Brook Primary School 1.47 km
Southwold Primary School Good
(January 24, 2019)
1.47 km
St Edburg's Church of England (VA) School Good
(November 24, 2016)
1.62 km
The Cooper School Good
(June 6, 2017)
1.76 km
Longfields Primary and Nursery School Good
(February 22, 2017)
1.78 km
Whitelands Academy 1.91 km
Bardwell School 1.98 km
Glory Farm Primary School Good
(June 7, 2017)
1.98 km
Chesterton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
2.19 km
Bruern Abbey School 2.41 km
Langford Village Community Primary School Good
(September 12, 2017)
2.77 km
Launton Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2018)
3.57 km
Five Acres Primary School Good
(December 1, 2016)
5.13 km
Fringford Church of England Primary School Good
(June 27, 2017)
6.18 km
Heyford Park School 7.25 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Kings Meadow Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 14, 2022
79 m
Highfield Social Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
July 19, 2017
365 m
Tesco Express Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
July 10, 2017
656 m
The Shakespeare Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 8, 2017
656 m
Two Sister Chip Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 20, 2019
656 m
Nashs Bakery Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 29, 2017
733 m
Peter Goss Butchers Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 7, 2018
733 m
PT Foods Ltd Other catering premises 4
August 2, 2019
733 m
One Stop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 27, 2022
802 m
Kings End Association Social Club Other catering premises 4
April 7, 2016
887 m
Emmanuel Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 17, 2017
892 m
Fresh Start Catering Ltd @ Bure Park Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 5, 2019
892 m
Krazy Kids Out Of School Care School/college/university 4
March 6, 2017
892 m
Oxfordshire County Council School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 22, 2019
961 m
Sandra Teddy Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
November 28, 2017
976 m
Impact Montessori Nursery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 11, 2019
990 m
Morrisons Daily Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 14, 2018
998 m
Barberry Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 4, 2019
1.05 km
Bure Farm Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 29, 2020
1.05 km
Busy Bees @ Bicester School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 30, 2020
1.05 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Swift Close Bus Stop/Station 27 m
Swift Close Bus Stop/Station 55 m
Bunyan Road Bus Stop/Station 124 m
Shakespeare Drive Bus Stop/Station 128 m
Shakespeare Drive Bus Stop/Station 131 m
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 1.44 km
Bicester North Rail Station Rail 1.49 km
Bicester Village Rail Station Rail 2.1 km
London Oxford Airport Air 12.7 km

Nearby Nature

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

Bignell Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.15 km
Robin Hood Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.47 km
Big Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.64 km
Foxey Leys Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.7 km
Bignell Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.73 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Grunthill Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Fieldbarn Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.23 km
Chesterton Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.31 km
Trigger Pond Inland Water 2.32 km
Nettle Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.77 km
Trow Pool Inland Water 2.91 km
Trowpool Spinney Woodland Or Forest 2.91 km
Great Copse Woodland Or Forest 3 km
Bainton Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.05 km


Country England
County Oxfordshire
Latitude 51.90656400
Longitude -1.17040000
OS Easting 457169
OS Northing 0223439
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 E33043677
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cherwell 014
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cherwell 014B
Output Area / Small Area 6A3