Postcode BA22 9QJ (South Somerset)

Map showing BA22 9QJ and nearby postcodes

The postcode BA22 9QJ is located in South Somerset, in the county of Somerset. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. BA22 9QJ is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

BA22 9QJ is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.4 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 BA22 9QJ as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural white-collar workers.

The closest road name to BA22 9QJ is Dorchester Road which is centered 586 m away.

The nearest bus stop is The Megans and is 1.1 km away. The closest railway station is Yeovil Junction Rail Station, 2.17 km away.

The closest primary school to BA22 9QJ (for ages 11 and under) is Barwick and Stoford Community Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on September 13, 2017.

The local pub for residents of BA22 9QJ is The Royal Oak and is 1.42 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on August 24, 2021.

75% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps. 25% of residents have broadband access of 5-10 Mbps.

Policing for BA22 9QJ 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 BA22 9QJ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to BA22 9QJ, and the approximate distance away.

Dorchester Road 586 m
A356 9.86 km
A37 20.15 km
A35 29.99 km
A30 37.85 km
A303 37.85 km
M5 66.05 km
A38 76.35 km
A39 99.88 km


Information about the postcode BA22 9QJ

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 BA22 9QJ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Barwick and Stoford Community Primary School Good
(September 13, 2017)
1.3 km
East Coker Community Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
1.83 km
Holy Trinity Church School 2.9 km
St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Bradford Abbas Good
(February 3, 2022)
3.54 km
Huish Primary School 3.8 km
St Andrew's Church of England Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
3.82 km
Oaklands Primary School Good
(May 22, 2018)
3.89 km
Reckleford Infant School and Nursery Good
(March 16, 2017)
3.9 km
St Gildas Catholic Primary School 3.9 km
West Coker CofE VC Primary School Good
(January 12, 2017)
4.22 km
Pen Mill Infant and Nursery Academy Requires improvement
(February 14, 2019)
4.23 km
St. Michael's Academy Good
(November 28, 2019)
4.25 km
Preston School Academy Requires improvement
(June 26, 2019)
4.33 km
Yeovil College Good
(October 7, 2016)
4.35 km
Fiveways Special School Outstanding
(November 23, 2017)
4.37 km
Westfield Academy Good
(May 1, 2018)
4.71 km
Thornford CofE Primary School 4.87 km
Preston CofE Primary School 4.93 km
Milford Infants' School Good
(November 4, 2021)
4.94 km
Milford Junior School 4.94 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from BA22 9QJ - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Goose Slade Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 22, 2021
0 m
Barwick and Stoford Community Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 17, 2021
1.3 km
Barwick and Stoford Community School Breakfast Club School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 17, 2021
1.3 km
Barwick and Stoford Friends of School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 25, 2020
1.3 km
Ladybird Pre-School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 17, 2021
1.3 km
The Royal Oak Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 24, 2021
1.42 km
St Mary Magdalenes Church Other catering premises Exempt
November 17, 2021
1.42 km
The Helyar Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
June 2, 2021
1.43 km
T W Wrixon and Sons Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 3, 2021
1.53 km
Yeovil Rugby Club - Food Record Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 7, 2021
1.64 km
COWPOOL FARM Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 10, 2020
1.65 km
Sutton Bingham Sailing Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 14, 2021
1.72 km
Hamish's Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 19, 2020
1.75 km
Red House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 26, 2021
1.76 km
East Coker Community Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 25, 2020
1.83 km
Hollis Mead Organic Dairy Retailers - other Exempt
1.83 km
The Village Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 22, 2021
1.83 km
Willow Childcare School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 16, 2022
1.83 km
Abbey Hill Steam Rally Mobile caterer Exempt
1.89 km
Tribute Festival Other catering premises Exempt
1.89 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to BA22 9QJ - Data from Apr 2022

The Megans Bus Stop/Station 1.1 km
Clifton View Bus Stop/Station 1.15 km
Higher Bullen Bus Stop/Station 1.2 km
The Green Bus Stop/Station 1.37 km
Yeovil Junction Rail Station Rail 2.17 km
Thornford Rail Station Rail 3.78 km
Yeovil Pen Mill Rail Station Rail 4.16 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to BA22 9QJ - Data from Dec 2021

Key Copse Woodland Or Forest 611 m
Coker Marsh Wetland 1.18 km
Sutton Bingham Reservoir Inland Water 1.75 km
Clifton Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.76 km
Harbin's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.79 km
Springclose Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.35 km
Slaford Bottom Valley 2.43 km
Fatlands Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.47 km
Summer House Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.58 km
Yew Tree Close Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.71 km
Bingham's Bower Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.81 km
Jenning's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.84 km
Coker Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.94 km
Penny's Hill Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.95 km
Haygrove Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.97 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for BA22 9QJ - Data from Ofcom 2017

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 25%
10-30 Mbps 75%
30-300 Mbps 0%
300+ Mbps 0%


Country England
County Somerset
Latitude 50.90951400
Longitude -2.63256700
OS Easting 355622
OS Northing 0112418
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 Coker ED
Electoral Ward Coker
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: Rural residents
Group: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Rural white-collar workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural hamlet and isolated dwellings
Built-Up Area (pseudo) England (not covered)
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33050341
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
South Somerset 020
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
South Somerset 020A
Output Area / Small Area 1B2