Postcode DT3 4AH (Dorset)

Map showing DT3 4AH and nearby postcodes

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

DT3 4AH is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6 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 4AH as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural white-collar workers.

The closest road name to DT3 4AH is Lovell Close which is centered 53 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Drake Avenue and is 250 m away. The closest railway station is Weymouth Rail Station, 2.88 km away.

The closest primary school to DT3 4AH (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 23.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 5.2 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 73.7% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps. 15.8% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.6 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Lovell Close 53 m
Greys Road 65 m
Brown's Crescent 68 m
Farwell Crescent 104 m
Lilly Lane 107 m
Pugmill Lane 129 m
Northover Lane 129 m
Elliott Way 149 m
Green Lane 155 m
Facey Road 176 m
Peterstone Court 194 m
The Bindells 195 m
Trenchard Way 213 m
Mohune Way 223 m
Oldridge Road 251 m


Information about the postcode DT3 4AH

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 4AH - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Chickerell Primary Academy Good
(November 28, 2018)
540 m
Budmouth Academy Weymouth 993 m
Conifers Primary School Requires improvement
(February 13, 2019)
1.27 km
Southill Primary School Good
(April 5, 2017)
1.44 km
Beechcroft St Pauls CofE Primary School Requires improvement
(January 16, 2020)
1.92 km
Radipole Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
2.08 km
St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Weymouth Good
(January 31, 2017)
2.16 km
Arbour House School Good
(June 28, 2018)
2.7 km
Holy Trinity Church of England VC Primary School & Community Nursery Good
(June 6, 2018)
2.89 km
Wyke Regis Infant School and Nursery Good
(March 5, 2020)
2.94 km
Weymouth College Good
(March 5, 2020)
3.04 km
Wey Valley Academy 3.08 km
All Saints' Church of England Academy 3.09 km
St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(January 23, 2020)
3.14 km
Wyke Regis Church of England Junior School Requires improvement
(January 17, 2018)
3.16 km
Wyvern Academy Good
(June 18, 2019)
3.19 km
St Nicholas and St Laurence Church of England Primary School, Broadwey Outstanding
(June 3, 2015)
3.22 km
Bincombe Valley Primary School Good
(June 30, 2021)
4.23 km
Westfield Arts College Outstanding
(November 29, 2016)
4.97 km
St Andrew's Church of England Primary School Good
(February 5, 2020)
4.97 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Drake Avenue Bus Stop/Station 250 m
Drake Avenue Bus Stop/Station 258 m
Willowbed Hall Bus Stop/Station 281 m
Willowbed Hall Bus Stop/Station 289 m
Lower Way Bus Stop/Station 470 m
Weymouth Rail Station Rail 2.88 km
Upwey Rail Station Rail 3.69 km
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 3.5 km
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 3.5 km
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 3.5 km
Bournemouth International Airport Air 49.84 km

Nearby Nature

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

Crook Hill Hill Or Mountain 925 m
Eweleaze Spinneys Woodland Or Forest 1.06 km
Chickerell Hive Point Wetland 1.7 km
Knights in the Bottom Valley 2.02 km
Fleet Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.07 km
Littlesea Bay 2.17 km
Radipole Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Radipole Lake Inland Water 2.34 km
The Swannery Inland Water 2.7 km
Coverwell Coppice Woodland Or Forest 2.8 km
Broad Coppice Woodland Or Forest 2.98 km
Ash Bed Woodland Or Forest 3.02 km
Two Mile Coppice Woodland Or Forest 3.05 km
Tatton Coppice Woodland Or Forest 3.15 km
Hyde Coppice Woodland Or Forest 3.23 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 24.7 Mbps 23.7 Mbps 33.2 Mbps
Upload 5.6 Mbps 5.2 Mbps 8.01 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 3 0
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 15.8% 22.9 5
30-300 Mbps 73.7% 31.3 7.3
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

16 meters consuming 171,521 kWh - mean 10,720 kWh : median 9,908 kWh

Electricity Consumption

17 meters consuming 78,376 kWh - mean 4,610 kWh : median 2,108 kWh

Energy usage data for DT3 4AH - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 50.62027500
Longitude -2.49420100
OS Easting 365135
OS Northing 0080181
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: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Rural white-collar workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area (pseudo) England (not covered)
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33049600
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
West Dorset 012
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
West Dorset 012C
Output Area / Small Area 1B2