Postcode DT2 0AS (Dorset)

Map showing DT2 0AS and nearby postcodes

The postcode DT2 0AS is located in Dorset It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. DT2 0AS is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

DT2 0AS is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.3 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 DT2 0AS as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural white-collar workers.

The closest road name to DT2 0AS is Back Lane which is centered 431 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Greenford Primary School and is 143 m away. The closest railway station is Maiden Newton Rail Station, 641 m away.

The closest primary school to DT2 0AS (for ages 11 and under) is Maiden Newton, Greenford Church of England Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on May 10, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 34.4 Mbps and an average upload speed of 6.4 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for DT2 0AS 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 DT2 0AS and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to DT2 0AS, and the approximate distance away.

Back Lane 431 m
Chilfrome Lane 556 m
Greenford Lane 2.57 km
Long Ash Lane 2.74 km
Dorchester Road 3.66 km
A356 8.67 km
A35 20.85 km
A37 34.76 km
A30 40.83 km
M5 80.94 km
A38 90.69 km
A39 107.3 km


Information about the postcode DT2 0AS

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 DT2 0AS - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Maiden Newton, Greenford Church of England Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
124 m
Sticklands Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(May 22, 2019)
6.99 km
Winterbourne Valley Church of England Aided First School Outstanding
(February 2, 2011)
7.73 km
Cerne Abbas CofE VC First School Outstanding
(February 15, 2011)
7.88 km
Powerstock Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 15, 2018)
7.9 km
Thorner's Church of England School, Litton Cheney Good
(February 5, 2019)
8.65 km
St Mary's Church of England First School, Charminster Good
(June 26, 2019)
9.88 km
Loders CofE Primary Academy Good
(March 27, 2019)
10.58 km
Damers First School 10.72 km
The Thomas Hardye School Outstanding
(March 20, 2015)
11.68 km
The Prince of Wales School Good
(June 22, 2018)
11.88 km
Dorchester Middle School Requires improvement
(May 22, 2019)
11.99 km
Buckland Newton Church of England Primary School Good
(November 9, 2021)
12.36 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to DT2 0AS - Data from Apr 2022

Greenford Primary School Bus Stop/Station 143 m
The Old School Bus Stop/Station 349 m
The Old School Bus Stop/Station 360 m
Village Stores Bus Stop/Station 361 m
Chalk & Cheese Bus Stop/Station 394 m
Maiden Newton Rail Station Rail 641 m

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to DT2 0AS - Data from Dec 2021

Stander's Mill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 591 m
Ashbed Plantation Woodland Or Forest 683 m
Collin's Wood Woodland Or Forest 960 m
Blanchard's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.14 km
Whitesheet Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.15 km
Norden Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.22 km
Langcombe Bottom Valley 1.32 km
Chammen's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.35 km
Combe Bottom Valley 1.36 km
Fore Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.5 km
Fore Hill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.68 km
Yew Cliff Coppice Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
Maiden Newton Coppice Woodland Or Forest 1.82 km
High Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.93 km
Parson's Coppice Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for DT2 0AS - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 32.3 Mbps 34.4 Mbps 42.71 Mbps
Upload 6.8 Mbps 6.4 Mbps 7.38 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% 27.5 5.5
30-300 Mbps 100% 37 6.8
300+ Mbps 0% - -


Country England
Latitude 50.77794800
Longitude -2.57805600
OS Easting 359340
OS Northing 0097756
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 Eggardon
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: Rural residents
Group: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Rural white-collar workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Maiden Newton BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33049539
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
West Dorset 003
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
West Dorset 003F
Output Area / Small Area 1B2