Postcode DT1 1AL (Dorset)

Map showing DT1 1AL and nearby postcodes

The postcode DT1 1AL is located in Dorset It was introduced in October 2006 and is an active postcode. DT1 1AL is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

DT1 1AL is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 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 DT1 1AL as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Self-sufficient retirement.

The closest road name to DT1 1AL is Little Britain which is centered 44 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Ackerman Road and is 73 m away. The closest railway station is Dorchester South Rail Station, 947 m away.

The closest primary school to DT1 1AL (for ages 11 and under) is St Andrew's Church of England Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on February 5, 2020.

100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.5 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for DT1 1AL is covered by the Dorset police force association and Dorset is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to DT1 1AL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to DT1 1AL, and the approximate distance away.

Little Britain 44 m
Kings Road 108 m
Stinsford View 183 m
Fordington Gardens 188 m
Ackerman Road 189 m
Alington Road 193 m
Lubbecke Way 205 m
Wilson Road 213 m
Church Acre 224 m
Alfred Place 248 m
Eddison Avenue 253 m
Heathcote Close 257 m
Athelstan Road 274 m
Durnover Court 295 m
Mill Street 297 m


Information about the postcode DT1 1AL

Introduction October 2006
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 DT1 1AL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Sunninghill Preparatory School 548 m
St Mary's Catholic First School, Dorchester Good
(January 25, 2017)
549 m
St Osmund's Church of England Middle School 946 m
Manor Park Church of England First School Good
(November 21, 2018)
1.05 km
Dorset Studio School Good
(September 14, 2017)
1.47 km
Kingston Maurward College Good
(October 11, 2017)
1.58 km
Dorchester Middle School Requires improvement
(May 22, 2019)
1.72 km
The Thomas Hardye School Outstanding
(March 20, 2015)
2.1 km
The Prince of Wales School Good
(June 22, 2018)
2.4 km
Damers First School 2.62 km
St Mary's Church of England First School, Charminster Good
(June 26, 2019)
3.22 km
Broadmayne First School Good
(February 2, 2017)
4.54 km
St Mary's Church of England Middle School, Puddletown Good
(September 19, 2019)
6.51 km
Puddletown Church of England First School Good
(March 23, 2018)
6.64 km
Frome Valley CofE VA First School Good
(January 11, 2018)
6.78 km
Westfield Arts College Outstanding
(November 29, 2016)
7.55 km
St Andrew's Church of England Primary School Good
(February 5, 2020)
7.55 km
Bincombe Valley Primary School Good
(June 30, 2021)
7.61 km
Winterbourne Valley Church of England Aided First School Outstanding
(February 2, 2011)
8.16 km
St Nicholas and St Laurence Church of England Primary School, Broadwey Outstanding
(June 3, 2015)
8.18 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from DT1 1AL - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Chartwells (Milborne St Andrew) School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 2, 2018
12.45 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to DT1 1AL - Data from Apr 2022

Ackerman Road Bus Stop/Station 73 m
Ackerman Road Bus Stop/Station 83 m
Fordington Cross Bus Stop/Station 100 m
Lubbecke Way Bus Stop/Station 121 m
Fordington Cross Bus Stop/Station 129 m
Dorchester South Rail Station Rail 947 m
Dorchester West Rail Station Rail 1.25 km
Bournemouth International Airport Air 42.37 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to DT1 1AL - Data from Dec 2021

The Mill Stream Inland Water 127 m
Gallows Hill Hill Or Mountain 481 m
Mill Stream Inland Water 861 m
North Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.47 km
Frome Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.54 km
Well Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.56 km
Came Withy Bed Woodland Or Forest 1.58 km
Conygar Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.83 km
Badgers Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.04 km
Gould's Coppice Woodland Or Forest 2.2 km
Pigeon House Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.24 km
Home Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.35 km
Chapel Hill Coppice Woodland Or Forest 2.35 km
Whitcombe Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.36 km
Bunker's Hill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.38 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for DT1 1AL - Data from Ofcom 2017

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 0%
30-300 Mbps 100%
300+ Mbps 0%

Gas Consumption

6 meters consuming 59,720 kWh - mean 9,953 kWh : median 9,890 kWh

Electricity Consumption

5 meters consuming 16,883 kWh - mean 3,377 kWh : median 3,254 kWh

Energy usage data for DT1 1AL - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 50.71246500
Longitude -2.42499000
OS Easting 370090
OS Northing 0090402
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



Westminster Parliamentary
West Dorset
Electoral Ward Dorchester East
Local Authority District Dorset
Region / Government Office Region South West
European Electoral Region South West
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: Dorset
Local Learning and Skills Council Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E06000059
Travel To Work Area Dorchester and Weymouth


NHS England Region South West
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance Wessex
Strategic Health Authority
South West
Sustainability and Transformation
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Dorset 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 Dorchester (West Dorset) BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33049589
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
West Dorset 010
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
West Dorset 010A
Output Area / Small Area 5B3