Postcode DT3 4AP (Dorset)

Map showing DT3 4AP and nearby postcodes

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

DT3 4AP is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.2 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 4AP as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural life.

The closest road name to DT3 4AP is Lower Way which is centered 21 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Post Office and is 157 m away. The closest railway station is Weymouth Rail Station, 3.42 km away.

The closest primary school to DT3 4AP (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 46.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.5 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 1.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Lower Way 21 m
Rolfe Crescent 35 m
Rashley Road 60 m
Randall Close 138 m
The Stalls 138 m
Wilmslow Road 142 m
Spiller Road 164 m
East Street 174 m
May Terrace Gardens 191 m
Fishermans Close 232 m
Mariners Way 239 m
Rex Lane 240 m
Fern Square 241 m
Higher End 246 m
Wheat Farland 260 m


Information about the postcode DT3 4AP

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 4AP - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Chickerell Primary Academy Good
(November 28, 2018)
71 m
Budmouth Academy Weymouth 1.45 km
Southill Primary School Good
(April 5, 2017)
1.78 km
Conifers Primary School Requires improvement
(February 13, 2019)
1.85 km
Radipole Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
2.3 km
Beechcroft St Pauls CofE Primary School Requires improvement
(January 16, 2020)
2.48 km
St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Weymouth Good
(January 31, 2017)
2.73 km
Wey Valley Academy 3.14 km
Arbour House School Good
(June 28, 2018)
3.2 km
St Nicholas and St Laurence Church of England Primary School, Broadwey Outstanding
(June 3, 2015)
3.25 km
Wyvern Academy Good
(June 18, 2019)
3.26 km
Wyke Regis Infant School and Nursery Good
(March 5, 2020)
3.45 km
Holy Trinity Church of England VC Primary School & Community Nursery Good
(June 6, 2018)
3.47 km
Weymouth College Good
(March 5, 2020)
3.51 km
St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(January 23, 2020)
3.57 km
All Saints' Church of England Academy 3.62 km
Wyke Regis Church of England Junior School Requires improvement
(January 17, 2018)
3.65 km
Bincombe Valley Primary School Good
(June 30, 2021)
4.4 km
Westfield Arts College Outstanding
(November 29, 2016)
5.21 km
St Andrew's Church of England Primary School Good
(February 5, 2020)
5.21 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Post Office Bus Stop/Station 157 m
Post Office Bus Stop/Station 165 m
Lower Way Bus Stop/Station 173 m
Lower Way Bus Stop/Station 180 m
East Street Bus Stop/Station 190 m
Weymouth Rail Station Rail 3.42 km
Upwey Rail Station Rail 3.71 km
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 4.07 km
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 4.07 km
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 4.07 km
Bournemouth International Airport Air 50.17 km

Nearby Nature

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

Crook Hill Hill Or Mountain 851 m
Eweleaze Spinneys Woodland Or Forest 1.28 km
Knights in the Bottom Valley 1.43 km
Fleet Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.53 km
Chickerell Hive Point Wetland 1.65 km
Coverwell Coppice Woodland Or Forest 2.24 km
Littlesea Bay 2.38 km
Radipole Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.43 km
Broad Coppice Woodland Or Forest 2.47 km
Ash Bed Woodland Or Forest 2.59 km
Tatton Coppice Woodland Or Forest 2.59 km
Hyde Coppice Woodland Or Forest 2.73 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.74 km
Radipole Lake Inland Water 2.82 km
Tan Acre Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.98 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 56.3 Mbps 46.9 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 16.6 Mbps 13.5 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 2 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 27 7
30-300 Mbps 100% 63 18.3
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

9 meters consuming 79,924 kWh - mean 8,880 kWh : median 9,958 kWh

Energy usage data for DT3 4AP - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 50.62329600
Longitude -2.50096400
OS Easting 364659
OS Northing 0080519
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 life
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Weymouth BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Chickerell BUASD
Workplace Zone E33049600
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
West Dorset 012
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
West Dorset 012B
Output Area / Small Area 1B1