Postcode DT5 1AX (Dorset)

Map showing DT5 1AX and nearby postcodes

The postcode DT5 1AX is located in Dorset It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. DT5 1AX is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

DT5 1AX is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 0.5 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 DT5 1AX as Constrained city dwellers > White communities > Outer city hardship.

The closest road name to DT5 1AX is Foylebank Way which is centered 87 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Portland Hospital and is 162 m away.

The closest primary school to DT5 1AX (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.

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

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

Nearby Roads

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

Foylebank Way 87 m
Coronation Road 141 m
Sidon Mews 193 m
Castle Road 195 m
Harbour View Road 213 m
Liberty Road 218 m
Castle Court 239 m
Lerret Road 274 m
Mulberry Avenue 284 m
East Weare Road 318 m
Castletown 332 m
Officers Field 340 m
Victory Road 354 m
Verne Common Road 370 m
Amelia Close 373 m


Information about the postcode DT5 1AX

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from DT5 1AX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St George's Community Primary School Good
(October 7, 2021)
2.53 km
All Saints' Church of England Academy 3.9 km
Wyke Regis Church of England Junior School Requires improvement
(January 17, 2018)
3.91 km
Wyke Regis Infant School and Nursery Good
(March 5, 2020)
4.09 km
Atlantic Academy Portland Good
(January 20, 2022)
4.15 km
Holy Trinity Church of England VC Primary School & Community Nursery Good
(June 6, 2018)
4.29 km
St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Weymouth Good
(January 31, 2017)
4.88 km
Beechcroft St Pauls CofE Primary School Requires improvement
(January 16, 2020)
5.73 km
Conifers Primary School Requires improvement
(February 13, 2019)
5.8 km
Budmouth Academy Weymouth 6.09 km
Arbour House School Good
(June 28, 2018)
6.09 km
Weymouth College Good
(March 5, 2020)
6.36 km
St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(January 23, 2020)
6.72 km
Southill Primary School Good
(April 5, 2017)
7.11 km
Chickerell Primary Academy Good
(November 28, 2018)
7.46 km
Radipole Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
7.65 km
Wey Valley Academy 8.74 km
Wyvern Academy Good
(June 18, 2019)
8.77 km
Westfield Arts College Outstanding
(November 29, 2016)
8.82 km
St Andrew's Church of England Primary School Good
(February 5, 2020)
8.82 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Portland Hospital Bus Stop/Station 162 m
Portland Castle Bus Stop/Station 267 m
Portland Castle Bus Stop/Station 273 m
Lerret Road Bus Stop/Station 414 m
Verne Common Road Bus Stop/Station 421 m
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 4.73 km
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 4.73 km
Weymouth Ferry Terminal Ferry 4.73 km
Bournemouth International Airport Air 49.2 km

Nearby Nature

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

Castletown Beach Beach 354 m
The Verne Hill Or Mountain 753 m
West Bay Bay 1.24 km
Balaclava Bay Bay 1.3 km
Tar Rocks Island 1.79 km
Clay Ope Bay 1.94 km
Portland Harbour Sea 2.07 km
Isle of Portland Island 2.1 km
Folly Pier Wetland 2.3 km
Blacknor Wetland 2.8 km
Freshwater Bay Bay 4.08 km
God Nore Wetland 4.42 km
Wallsend Cove Bay 4.58 km
Nothe Point Wetland 4.65 km
The Mixen Island 4.69 km

Gas Consumption

10 meters consuming 103,103 kWh - mean 10,310 kWh : median 6,712 kWh

Energy usage data for DT5 1AX - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 50.56581700
Longitude -2.44482200
OS Easting 368592
OS Northing 0074102
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: Constrained city dwellers
Group: White communities
Subgroup: Outer city hardship
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 E33049641
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Weymouth and Portland 008
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Weymouth and Portland 008D
Output Area / Small Area 7C3