Postcode DT2 0LU (Dorset)

Map showing DT2 0LU and nearby postcodes

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

DT2 0LU is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 3.7 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 0LU as Rural residents > Farming communities > Agricultural communities.

The closest road name to DT2 0LU is Meads Close which is centered 131 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Barton Cottages and is 115 m away. The closest railway station is Chetnole Rail Station, 2.43 km away.

The closest primary school to DT2 0LU (for ages 11 and under) is Sticklands Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on May 22, 2019.

The local pub for residents of DT2 0LU is Sutton Bingham Sailing Club and is 4.17 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on December 14, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 33.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 5.9 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.9 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for DT2 0LU is covered by the Dorset police force association and Dorset is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).

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Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to DT2 0LU and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Meads Close 131 m
Barley Close 131 m
Barton Hill 153 m
Highford Lane 284 m
Holt Lane 582 m
A356 6.79 km
A37 24.69 km
A35 26.02 km
A30 38.75 km
A303 39.28 km
M5 70.78 km
A38 80.8 km
A39 102.6 km

Postcode

Information about the postcode DT2 0LU

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 0LU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Distance
Sticklands Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(May 22, 2019)
3.29 km
St Andrew's Church of England Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
3.72 km
Barwick and Stoford Community Primary School Good
(September 13, 2017)
6 km
Thornford CofE Primary School 6.27 km
East Coker Community Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
6.27 km
St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Bradford Abbas Good
(February 3, 2022)
6.57 km
Leweston School 7.72 km
Holy Trinity Church School 7.84 km
West Coker CofE VC Primary School Good
(January 12, 2017)
8.16 km
Reckleford Infant School and Nursery Good
(March 16, 2017)
8.58 km
St Gildas Catholic Primary School 8.67 km
Huish Primary School 8.69 km
Pen Mill Infant and Nursery Academy Requires improvement
(February 14, 2019)
8.8 km
Oaklands Primary School Good
(May 22, 2018)
8.83 km
Fiveways Special School Outstanding
(November 23, 2017)
8.83 km
St. Michael's Academy Good
(November 28, 2019)
8.88 km
Yeovil College Good
(October 7, 2016)
9.2 km
Preston School Academy Requires improvement
(June 26, 2019)
9.28 km
Sherborne Abbey Church of England Primary School Good
(November 11, 2021)
9.6 km
Birchfield Community Primary School Good
(January 22, 2019)
9.62 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from DT2 0LU - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Distance
POTTING SHED Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 16, 2019
1.5 km
Dodge city garden nursery Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
3.26 km
HALSTOCK VILLAGE SHOP LTD Retailers - other Exempt
November 7, 2017
3.27 km
Hamish's Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 19, 2020
3.29 km
E & W HOLLOWAY & SON Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 22, 2019
3.85 km
Sutton Bingham Sailing Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 14, 2021
4.17 km
OVERLANDS FARM Retailers - other Exempt
December 12, 2018
4.87 km
Goose Slade Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 22, 2021
4.95 km
COWPOOL FARM Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 10, 2020
5.53 km
The Helyar Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
June 2, 2021
5.56 km
The Royal Oak Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 24, 2021
5.62 km
Barwick and Stoford Community Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 17, 2021
6 km
Barwick and Stoford Community School Breakfast Club School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 17, 2021
6 km
Barwick and Stoford Friends of School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 25, 2020
6 km
Ladybird Pre-School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 17, 2021
6 km
T W Wrixon and Sons Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 3, 2021
6.2 km
St Mary Magdalenes Church Other catering premises Exempt
November 17, 2021
6.21 km
East Coker Community Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 25, 2020
6.27 km
Hollis Mead Organic Dairy Retailers - other Exempt
6.27 km
The Village Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 22, 2021
6.27 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Barton Cottages Bus Stop/Station 115 m
Chetnole Rail Station Rail 2.43 km
Yetminster Rail Station Rail 3.85 km
Thornford Rail Station Rail 5.12 km

Nearby Nature

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

Mollier's Copse Woodland Or Forest 731 m
Charlotte's Copse Woodland Or Forest 762 m
Longlands Copse Woodland Or Forest 767 m
Holt Plantation Woodland Or Forest 883 m
Annesley's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 918 m
Rabbit Lands Copse Woodland Or Forest 953 m
Dole Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.01 km
High Woods Pond Inland Water 1.03 km
Monk's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.03 km
Brickyard Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.08 km
Great High Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.11 km
Ball's Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.15 km
New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.17 km
Rag Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.2 km
Fuzzy Grounds Woodland Or Forest 1.36 km

Broadband

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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 40.3 Mbps 33.6 Mbps 49.32 Mbps
Upload 7.1 Mbps 5.9 Mbps 8.61 Mbps
Speed Band
Mbps
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Upload
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 1 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 41.8 7.3
300+ Mbps 100% - -

Electricity Consumption

11 meters consuming 84,578 kWh - mean 7,689 kWh : median 5,804 kWh
Lowest
Highest

Energy usage data for DT2 0LU - Data from 2020

Location

Country England
Latitude 50.86798700
Longitude -2.60709400
OS Easting 357375
OS Northing 0107785
OS Positional Quality Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean

Index of Deprivation

Most Deprived
14051
Least Deprived

Police Force Association

Dorset

Government

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

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E06000059
Travel To Work Area Yeovil

NHS

NHS England Region South West
Primary Care Trust
(PCT or CT/LHB/CHP/LCG/PHD)
Dorset
Cancer Alliance Wessex
Strategic Health Authority
(SHA or LHB/HB/HA/HSCB)
South West
Sustainability and Transformation
Partnership
Dorset
Clinical Comissioning Group
(CCG or LHB/CHP/LCG/PHD)
NHS Dorset CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Rural residents
Group: Farming communities
Subgroup: Agricultural communities
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area (pseudo) England (not covered)
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33049542
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
West Dorset 003
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
West Dorset 003E
Output Area / Small Area 1A3