Postcode DT5 1AJ (Dorset)

Map showing DT5 1AJ and nearby postcodes

The postcode DT5 1AJ is located in Dorset It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. DT5 1AJ is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

DT5 1AJ is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.6 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 DT5 1AJ as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > Families in terraces and flats.

The closest road name to DT5 1AJ is Queens Road which is centered 16 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Verne Common Road and is 111 m away.

The closest primary school to DT5 1AJ (for ages 11 and under) is St George's Community Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on October 7, 2021. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Budmouth Academy Weymouth.

Policing for DT5 1AJ 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 DT5 1AJ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to DT5 1AJ, and the approximate distance away.

Queens Road 16 m
Clements Lane 89 m
Victory Road 119 m
Pebble Lane 122 m
Chiswell 127 m
Victoria Square 149 m
Officers Field 170 m
Big Ope 202 m
Albert Terrace 218 m
Belgrave Place 219 m
Coastguard Road 229 m
Greenhill Terrace 258 m
Sea View 260 m
Castle Road 268 m
Ventnor Lane 277 m


Information about the postcode DT5 1AJ

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 DT5 1AJ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St George's Community Primary School Good
(October 7, 2021)
2.21 km
Atlantic Academy Portland Good
(January 20, 2022)
3.74 km
Wyke Regis Church of England Junior School Requires improvement
(January 17, 2018)
4.1 km
All Saints' Church of England Academy 4.13 km
Wyke Regis Infant School and Nursery Good
(March 5, 2020)
4.3 km
Holy Trinity Church of England VC Primary School & Community Nursery Good
(June 6, 2018)
4.59 km
St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Weymouth Good
(January 31, 2017)
5.15 km
Beechcroft St Pauls CofE Primary School Requires improvement
(January 16, 2020)
6.05 km
Conifers Primary School Requires improvement
(February 13, 2019)
6.05 km
Budmouth Academy Weymouth 6.3 km
Arbour House School Good
(June 28, 2018)
6.46 km
Weymouth College Good
(March 5, 2020)
6.74 km
St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(January 23, 2020)
7.1 km
Southill Primary School Good
(April 5, 2017)
7.41 km
Chickerell Primary Academy Good
(November 28, 2018)
7.68 km
Radipole Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
7.98 km
Wey Valley Academy 9.08 km
Wyvern Academy Good
(June 18, 2019)
9.12 km
Westfield Arts College Outstanding
(November 29, 2016)
9.23 km
St Andrew's Church of England Primary School Good
(February 5, 2020)
9.23 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to DT5 1AJ - Data from Apr 2022

Verne Common Road Bus Stop/Station 111 m
Victoria Square Bus Stop/Station 160 m
Victoria Square Bus Stop/Station 175 m
Chiswell Bus Stop/Station 178 m
Lerret Road Bus Stop/Station 261 m
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 5.11 km
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 5.12 km
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 5.12 km
Bournemouth International Airport Air 49.6 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to DT5 1AJ - Data from Dec 2021

Castletown Beach Beach 813 m
West Bay Bay 900 m
The Verne Hill Or Mountain 938 m
Tar Rocks Island 1.35 km
Clay Ope Bay 1.5 km
Balaclava Bay Bay 1.61 km
Isle of Portland Island 1.78 km
Folly Pier Wetland 2.32 km
Blacknor Wetland 2.36 km
Portland Harbour Sea 2.49 km
Freshwater Bay Bay 3.74 km
God Nore Wetland 4.06 km
Wallsend Cove Bay 4.15 km
Nothe Point Wetland 5.05 km
The Mixen Island 5.1 km


Country England
Latitude 50.56228700
Longitude -2.44816300
OS Easting 368353
OS Northing 0073711
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
South Dorset
Electoral Ward Portland
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: Urbanites
Group: Urban professionals and families
Subgroup: Families in terraces and flats
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Fortuneswell BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33046481
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Weymouth and Portland 008
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Weymouth and Portland 008E
Output Area / Small Area 5A3