Postcode BA21 3JD (South Somerset)

Map showing BA21 3JD and nearby postcodes

The postcode BA21 3JD is located in South Somerset, in the county of Somerset. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. BA21 3JD is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

BA21 3JD is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.6 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 BA21 3JD as Hard-pressed living > Industrious communities > Industrious transitions.

The closest road name to BA21 3JD is Stratford Road which is centered 172 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Preston School and is 159 m away. The closest railway station is Yeovil Pen Mill Rail Station, 3.08 km away.

The closest primary school to BA21 3JD (for ages 11 and under) is Preston CofE Primary School. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is The Orchard School. The last OFSTED inspection on October 11, 2018 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of BA21 3JD is The Bell Inn (Hungry Horse) and is 387 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on October 25, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Happy House 174 Ltd and is 262 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on July 27, 2021.

Policing for BA21 3JD 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 BA21 3JD and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to BA21 3JD, and the approximate distance away.

Stratford Road 172 m
Shrewsbury Road 180 m
Preston Road 208 m
Stratford Lane 236 m
Ferndale Gardens 240 m
Cambridge Close 260 m
Bartletts Place 268 m
Tewkesbury 288 m
Abbey Road 299 m
Watercombe Lane 306 m
White Mead 332 m
Monks Dale 336 m
Abbots Meade 350 m
Westbourne Grove 369 m
Burroughes Avenue 412 m


Information about the postcode BA21 3JD

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 BA21 3JD - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Preston School Academy Requires improvement
(June 26, 2019)
0 m
Westfield Academy Good
(May 1, 2018)
678 m
Preston CofE Primary School 746 m
Oaklands Primary School Good
(May 22, 2018)
747 m
Huish Primary School 1.23 km
Yeovil College Good
(October 7, 2016)
1.42 km
Holy Trinity Church School 1.47 km
Kingfisher Primary School Outstanding
(May 9, 2019)
1.87 km
St Gildas Catholic Primary School 1.9 km
Milford Infants' School Good
(November 4, 2021)
1.92 km
Milford Junior School 1.92 km
The Orchard School Good
(October 11, 2018)
2.12 km
Reckleford Infant School and Nursery Good
(March 16, 2017)
2.22 km
St. Michael's Academy Good
(November 28, 2019)
2.4 km
Pen Mill Infant and Nursery Academy Requires improvement
(February 14, 2019)
2.61 km
Buckler's Mead School 2.64 km
Fairmead School Good
(February 28, 2018)
2.67 km
Fiveways Special School Outstanding
(November 23, 2017)
2.94 km
Birchfield Community Primary School Good
(January 22, 2019)
2.95 km
Chilthorne Domer Church School Good
(January 10, 2017)
3.03 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from BA21 3JD - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Preston School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 1, 2021
0 m
Young Ones Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 11, 2021
0 m
Yeovil Family Church Other catering premises 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
221 m
Happy House 174 Ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
July 27, 2021
262 m
The Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 1, 2021
328 m
The Bell Inn (Hungry Horse) Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 25, 2021
387 m
Star Plus Retail Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 11, 2021
399 m
Smartees Day Care Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 16, 2021
504 m
Preston Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
March 18, 2021
537 m
ROYAL STANDARD Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 29, 2021
537 m
Mama Bears Day Nursery School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 16, 2021
598 m
Rug Ratz Other catering premises 5
Very Good
December 9, 2021
617 m
Rowan Ward Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 9, 2021
636 m
Westlands Entertainment Venue Other catering premises 5
Very Good
August 18, 2021
657 m
Yeovil Beer Festival Other catering premises Exempt
657 m
Yeovil Community Sports & Recreation Organisation Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 11, 2021
657 m
West Abbey Care Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 29, 2022
672 m
Westfield Academy Trust School Kitchens School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 1, 2021
678 m
South Somerset Partnership School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 27, 2021
729 m
New World Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
December 9, 2020
739 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to BA21 3JD - Data from Apr 2022

Preston School Bus Stop/Station 159 m
Watercombe Lane Bus Stop/Station 165 m
Abbey Road Bus Stop/Station 192 m
Watercombe Lane Bus Stop/Station 201 m
Freeedom Avenue Bus Stop/Station 224 m
Yeovil Pen Mill Rail Station Rail 3.08 km
Yeovil Junction Rail Station Rail 3.85 km
Bristol Airport Air 49.23 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to BA21 3JD - Data from Dec 2021

Sampson's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Yew Tree Close Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.72 km
Ash Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.72 km
Penn Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.85 km
The Wilderness Woodland Or Forest 2.1 km
Dry Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.16 km
Longcroft Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.18 km
Penny's Hill Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.21 km
The Rookery Woodland Or Forest 2.29 km
Perry's Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.32 km
Fatlands Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.32 km
Vauxhall Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.4 km
Vagg Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.43 km
Summer House Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.45 km
Leaze Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km


Country England
County Somerset
Latitude 50.94527700
Longitude -2.65693800
OS Easting 353944
OS Northing 0116410
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 West 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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Industrious communities
Subgroup: Industrious transitions
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 E33050316
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
South Somerset 016
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
South Somerset 016D
Output Area / Small Area 8A1