Postcode DT3 4AB (Dorset)

Map showing DT3 4AB and nearby postcodes

The postcode DT3 4AB is located in Dorset It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. DT3 4AB is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

DT3 4AB is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.5 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 DT3 4AB as Rural residents > Ageing rural dwellers > Renting rural retirement.

The closest road name to DT3 4AB is Fleet Court which is centered 105 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Army Camp and is 115 m away. The closest railway station is Weymouth Rail Station, 2.98 km away.

The closest primary school to DT3 4AB (for ages 11 and under) is Chickerell Primary Academy. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 28, 2018. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Budmouth Academy Weymouth.

Residents reported an average download speed of 29.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 6.1 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.7 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for DT3 4AB 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 DT3 4AB and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to DT3 4AB, and the approximate distance away.

Fleet Court 105 m
Elizabeth Way 144 m
Alexandra Road 235 m
Australia Road 257 m
Putton Lane 499 m
Chickerell Road 624 m
Fleet Lane 927 m
B3156 1.16 km
B3157 10.95 km
A30 51.91 km
A38 108.91 km
A39 119.55 km


Information about the postcode DT3 4AB

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 DT3 4AB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Budmouth Academy Weymouth 355 m
Chickerell Primary Academy Good
(November 28, 2018)
1.06 km
Conifers Primary School Requires improvement
(February 13, 2019)
1.08 km
St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Weymouth Good
(January 31, 2017)
1.77 km
Beechcroft St Pauls CofE Primary School Requires improvement
(January 16, 2020)
1.98 km
Southill Primary School Good
(April 5, 2017)
2.01 km
Wyke Regis Infant School and Nursery Good
(March 5, 2020)
2.34 km
Wyke Regis Church of England Junior School Requires improvement
(January 17, 2018)
2.54 km
All Saints' Church of England Academy 2.54 km
Holy Trinity Church of England VC Primary School & Community Nursery Good
(June 6, 2018)
2.55 km
Radipole Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
2.71 km
Arbour House School Good
(June 28, 2018)
2.93 km
Weymouth College Good
(March 5, 2020)
3.33 km
St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(January 23, 2020)
3.5 km
Wey Valley Academy 3.78 km
Wyvern Academy Good
(June 18, 2019)
3.89 km
St Nicholas and St Laurence Church of England Primary School, Broadwey Outstanding
(June 3, 2015)
3.93 km
Bincombe Valley Primary School Good
(June 30, 2021)
4.86 km
Westfield Arts College Outstanding
(November 29, 2016)
5.52 km
St Andrew's Church of England Primary School Good
(February 5, 2020)
5.52 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to DT3 4AB - Data from Apr 2022

Army Camp Bus Stop/Station 115 m
Army Camp Bus Stop/Station 133 m
The Alex Bus Stop/Station 264 m
Budmouth School Bus Stop/Station 280 m
Budmouth School Bus Stop/Station 482 m
Weymouth Rail Station Rail 2.98 km
Upwey Rail Station Rail 4.4 km
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 3.42 km
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 3.42 km
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 3.42 km
Bournemouth International Airport Air 50.24 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to DT3 4AB - Data from Dec 2021

Crook Hill Hill Or Mountain 734 m
Chickerell Hive Point Wetland 1.21 km
Littlesea Bay 1.43 km
Eweleaze Spinneys Woodland Or Forest 1.75 km
Fleet Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.27 km
Knights in the Bottom Valley 2.45 km
Radipole Lake Inland Water 2.64 km
The Swannery Inland Water 2.71 km
Radipole Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.8 km
Coverwell Coppice Woodland Or Forest 3.32 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.33 km
Broad Coppice Woodland Or Forest 3.6 km
Two Mile Coppice Woodland Or Forest 3.67 km
Tatton Coppice Woodland Or Forest 3.68 km
Ash Bed Woodland Or Forest 3.71 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for DT3 4AB - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 31.5 Mbps 29.6 Mbps 78.12 Mbps
Upload 4.9 Mbps 6.1 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 4.4 0.7
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 22.8 5.1
30-300 Mbps 100% 45.3 9.3
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

6 meters consuming 66,795 kWh - mean 11,132 kWh : median 11,813 kWh

Energy usage data for DT3 4AB - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 50.61356800
Longitude -2.49615400
OS Easting 364992
OS Northing 0079435
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 Chickerell
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: Ageing rural dwellers
Subgroup: Renting rural retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Weymouth BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Weymouth BUASD
Workplace Zone E33049602
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
West Dorset 012
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
West Dorset 012D
Output Area / Small Area 1C2