Postcode BA20 1AY (South Somerset)

Map showing BA20 1AY and nearby postcodes

The postcode BA20 1AY is located in South Somerset, in the county of Somerset. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. BA20 1AY is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

BA20 1AY is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.8 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 BA20 1AY as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Self-sufficient retirement.

The closest road name to BA20 1AY is Sandown Close which is centered 69 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Queensway Place Tesco and is 270 m away. The closest railway station is Yeovil Pen Mill Rail Station, 1.87 km away.

The closest primary school to BA20 1AY (for ages 11 and under) is Huish Primary School.

The local pub for residents of BA20 1AY is Beehive Inn and is 183 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on July 1, 2021.

Policing for BA20 1AY is covered by the Avon and Somerset police force association and Somerset is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to BA20 1AY and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to BA20 1AY, and the approximate distance away.

Sandown Close 69 m
Carisbrooke Gardens 107 m
The Park 151 m
Osborne Road 164 m
West Park 167 m
Hallet Gardens 198 m
Huish 199 m
Park Gardens 217 m
Queensway Place 229 m
Swallowcliffe Gardens 256 m
Richmond Road 295 m
Queensway 297 m
Kingston 308 m
Orchard Street 313 m
Salthouse Lane 314 m


Information about the postcode BA20 1AY

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 BA20 1AY - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Huish Primary School 0 m
Oaklands Primary School Good
(May 22, 2018)
501 m
Yeovil College Good
(October 7, 2016)
591 m
St Gildas Catholic Primary School 696 m
Reckleford Infant School and Nursery Good
(March 16, 2017)
1.01 km
Westfield Academy Good
(May 1, 2018)
1.11 km
Preston School Academy Requires improvement
(June 26, 2019)
1.23 km
St. Michael's Academy Good
(November 28, 2019)
1.25 km
Milford Infants' School Good
(November 4, 2021)
1.26 km
Milford Junior School 1.26 km
Pen Mill Infant and Nursery Academy Requires improvement
(February 14, 2019)
1.44 km
Holy Trinity Church School 1.53 km
Fiveways Special School Outstanding
(November 23, 2017)
1.77 km
Buckler's Mead School 1.86 km
Fairmead School Good
(February 28, 2018)
1.95 km
Preston CofE Primary School 1.96 km
Birchfield Community Primary School Good
(January 22, 2019)
1.98 km
Barwick and Stoford Community Primary School Good
(September 13, 2017)
2.71 km
Primrose Lane Primary School Outstanding
(July 3, 2019)
2.78 km
Kingfisher Primary School Outstanding
(May 9, 2019)
3.1 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from BA20 1AY - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Huish Academy Trust School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 14, 2021
0 m
Huish Primary School Breakfast Club School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 1, 2021
0 m
ABRI Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 22, 2021
61 m
Beehive Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 1, 2021
183 m
Appletree Children's Nursery Ltd Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 18, 2021
202 m
Cool Runnings Too Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 12, 2021
202 m
Shelley's Zebra Hub Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 3, 2020
202 m
Slimming World Franchise Retailers - other Exempt
202 m
Beauty Bar Other catering premises Exempt
April 5, 2019
213 m
Subway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 25, 2021
213 m
Tesco Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 14, 2022
213 m
Tesco Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 22, 2021
213 m
Montague's Off Licence Retailers - other 3
January 14, 2021
272 m
Discovery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
April 30, 2021
282 m
Yeovil Conservative Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 9, 2020
284 m
Ivelhurst Nursing Home Ltd Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
October 13, 2021
284 m
The Knoll Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 22, 2020
287 m
Browes Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
April 6, 2022
289 m
Grovelands Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 31, 2021
316 m
Parcroft Pre-School Playgroup Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 20, 2021
344 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to BA20 1AY - Data from Apr 2022

Queensway Place Tesco Bus Stop/Station 270 m
Yeovil Cemetery Bus Stop/Station 289 m
Yeovil Cemetery Bus Stop/Station 301 m
Kingston For Hospital Bus Stop/Station 301 m
Yeovil Hospital Bus Stop/Station 322 m
Yeovil Pen Mill Rail Station Rail 1.87 km
Yeovil Junction Rail Station Rail 2.8 km
Thornford Rail Station Rail 5.63 km
Bristol Airport Air 49.56 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to BA20 1AY - Data from Dec 2021

Penn Hill Hill Or Mountain 716 m
Penny's Hill Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.11 km
Constitution Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.4 km
Fatlands Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.4 km
Wyndham Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.41 km
Summer House Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.43 km
Newton Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.5 km
Mill Stream Inland Water 1.75 km
Yew Tree Close Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Longcroft Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.98 km
Sampson's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
Ash Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.18 km
Little Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.44 km
Potter's Leaze Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.47 km
Tilly's Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.81 km


Country England
County Somerset
Latitude 50.94334100
Longitude -2.63964500
OS Easting 355157
OS Northing 0116184
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

Avon and Somerset


Westminster Parliamentary
County Electorial Division Yeovil South ED
Electoral Ward Yeovil Summerlands
Local Authority District South Somerset
Region / Government Office Region South West
European Electoral Region South West
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: Heart of the South West
Local Learning and Skills Council Somerset

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E07000189
Travel To Work Area Yeovil


NHS England Region South West
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire
Strategic Health Authority
South West
Sustainability and Transformation
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Somerset CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Self-sufficient retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Yeovil BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33050318
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
South Somerset 016
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
South Somerset 016C
Output Area / Small Area 5B3