Postcode BA21 4ET (South Somerset)

Map showing BA21 4ET and nearby postcodes

The postcode BA21 4ET is located in South Somerset, in the county of Somerset. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. BA21 4ET is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

BA21 4ET is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.3 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 4ET as Constrained city dwellers > Challenged diversity > Transitional Eastern European neighbourhood.

The closest road name to BA21 4ET is Southville which is centered 81 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Reckleford County Infant School and is 65 m away. The closest railway station is Yeovil Pen Mill Rail Station, 864 m away.

The closest primary school to BA21 4ET (for ages 11 and under) is St Gildas Catholic Primary School.

The local pub for residents of BA21 4ET is RAOB Club and is 78 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on December 21, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Stir Fry Rooster and is 158 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on April 27, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 54.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for BA21 4ET 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 4ET and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to BA21 4ET, and the approximate distance away.

Southville 81 m
Kiddles 104 m
Dampier Street 121 m
Dampier Place 123 m
Westville 126 m
Eastland Road 135 m
Eastville 138 m
Wyndham Street 168 m
Mount Pleasant 174 m
St Thomas Cross 206 m
Earle Street 219 m
Cecil Street 219 m
Newcroft Court 223 m
Hill View 233 m
Gordon Road 241 m


Information about the postcode BA21 4ET

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 4ET - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Reckleford Infant School and Nursery Good
(March 16, 2017)
0 m
St Gildas Catholic Primary School 322 m
St. Michael's Academy Good
(November 28, 2019)
374 m
Pen Mill Infant and Nursery Academy Requires improvement
(February 14, 2019)
472 m
Fiveways Special School Outstanding
(November 23, 2017)
784 m
Yeovil College Good
(October 7, 2016)
966 m
Huish Primary School 1.01 km
Milford Infants' School Good
(November 4, 2021)
1.21 km
Milford Junior School 1.21 km
Birchfield Community Primary School Good
(January 22, 2019)
1.24 km
Buckler's Mead School 1.4 km
Oaklands Primary School Good
(May 22, 2018)
1.51 km
Fairmead School Good
(February 28, 2018)
1.55 km
Westfield Academy Good
(May 1, 2018)
1.93 km
Primrose Lane Primary School Outstanding
(July 3, 2019)
1.99 km
Preston School Academy Requires improvement
(June 26, 2019)
2.22 km
Holy Trinity Church School 2.33 km
Barwick and Stoford Community Primary School Good
(September 13, 2017)
2.64 km
Preston CofE Primary School 2.92 km
St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Bradford Abbas Good
(February 3, 2022)
3.24 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from BA21 4ET - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Reckleford Community School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 4, 2020
0 m
Elim Church Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 27, 2021
78 m
Elim Church Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 21, 2021
78 m
Headway Yeovil Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 21, 2021
78 m
RAOB Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 21, 2021
78 m
The Salvation Army Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 15, 2018
78 m
Yeovil Winter Shelter Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 14, 2017
78 m
Filipino Rice Supply Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 19, 2021
84 m
South Somerset Partnership School School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 18, 2021
142 m
MaxiMart Retailers - other 1
Needs Major Improvement
July 13, 2021
158 m
Stir Fry Rooster Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 27, 2021
158 m
Domino's Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
December 9, 2021
164 m
Golden River (Wyndham) Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
August 18, 2021
164 m
Sugar Cane Chinese Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 13, 2021
196 m
Yeovil Labour Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
210 m
Aldi Stores Limited Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
July 29, 2020
217 m
Farm Foods Ltd Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
August 21, 2019
217 m
Majestic Wine Warehouses Limited Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 5, 2022
217 m
Akash Restaurant Limited Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 14, 2022
240 m
Massala Express Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
October 5, 2021
240 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to BA21 4ET - Data from Apr 2022

Reckleford County Infant School Bus Stop/Station 65 m
Eastland Junction Bus Stop/Station 72 m
Eastland Junction Bus Stop/Station 74 m
Lower Southville Bus Stop/Station 76 m
Lower Southville Bus Stop/Station 85 m
Yeovil Pen Mill Rail Station Rail 864 m
Yeovil Junction Rail Station Rail 2.35 km
Thornford Rail Station Rail 4.98 km
Bristol Airport Air 49.57 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to BA21 4ET - Data from Dec 2021

Wyndham Hill Hill Or Mountain 420 m
Mill Stream Inland Water 791 m
Penn Hill Hill Or Mountain 835 m
Constitution Hill Hill Or Mountain 956 m
Newton Copse Woodland Or Forest 958 m
Penny's Hill Copse Woodland Or Forest 958 m
Summer House Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.32 km
Fatlands Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.46 km
Little Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.52 km
Potter's Leaze Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km
Tilly's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.89 km
Longcroft Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
Combe Bottom Valley 2.46 km
Yew Tree Close Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.54 km
Chapel Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for BA21 4ET - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 74.5 Mbps 54.6 Mbps 79.74 Mbps
Upload 19.5 Mbps 13 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 17.5 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 69.4 17.8
300+ Mbps 0% - -


Country England
County Somerset
Latitude 50.94424600
Longitude -2.62536700
OS Easting 356161
OS Northing 0116276
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 Central ED
Electoral Ward Yeovil Lyde
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: Constrained city dwellers
Group: Challenged diversity
Subgroup: Transitional Eastern European neighbourhood
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 E33050311
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
South Somerset 015
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
South Somerset 015C
Output Area / Small Area 7A1