Postcode DT6 3AN (Dorset)

Map showing DT6 3AN and nearby postcodes

The postcode DT6 3AN is located in Dorset It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. DT6 3AN is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

DT6 3AN is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 3.7 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 DT6 3AN as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Ageing rural flat tenants.

The closest road name to DT6 3AN is Osbourne Road which is centered 23 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Armstrong Road and is 348 m away.

The closest primary school to DT6 3AN (for ages 11 and under) is St Catherine's Roman Catholic School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Requires improvement on June 13, 2019. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is The Sir John Colfox Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on March 1, 2018 rated this school as Good

Residents reported an average download speed of 54.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.1 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 2.6 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for DT6 3AN 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 DT6 3AN and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to DT6 3AN, and the approximate distance away.

Osbourne Road 23 m
Rawles Way 117 m
North Grove Road 125 m
North Mills Road 171 m
Coneygar Close 188 m
St Cecilia's Gardens 206 m
Victoria Grove 217 m
Coneygar Lane 223 m
Claremont Gardens 249 m
Coneygar Road 280 m
Coneygar Park 288 m
Beaumont Avenue 336 m
Claremont Road 359 m
Rivervale 364 m
North Street 368 m


Information about the postcode DT6 3AN

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 DT6 3AN - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Catherine's Roman Catholic School Requires improvement
(June 13, 2019)
366 m
Bridport Primary School Requires improvement
(March 20, 2019)
525 m
The Sir John Colfox Academy Good
(March 1, 2018)
1.11 km
Bridport, St Mary's Church of England Primary School Good
(November 1, 2018)
1.43 km
Symondsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 11, 2020)
2.24 km
Loders CofE Primary Academy Good
(March 27, 2019)
2.74 km
Salway Ash Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
4.29 km
Burton Bradstock Church of England Voluntary Controlled School Good
(March 27, 2019)
4.48 km
Powerstock Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 15, 2018)
5.56 km
Beaminster St Mary's Academy Requires improvement
(May 22, 2019)
8.18 km
Beaminster School Good
(September 21, 2017)
8.56 km
Thorner's Church of England School, Litton Cheney Good
(February 5, 2019)
8.98 km
Mountjoy School Good
(October 21, 2021)
8.99 km
Broadwindsor Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(January 25, 2018)
9.7 km
Marshwood CofE Primary Academy Good
(May 16, 2017)
10.49 km
Thorncombe, St Mary's Church of England Primary Academy 13.53 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from DT6 3AN - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
MRS B J BARNES Retailers - other Exempt
November 14, 2018
13.35 km
THORNCOMBE COMMUNITY SHOP Retailers - other Exempt
March 26, 2019
13.35 km
Very Good
December 10, 2021
13.45 km
Thorncombe St Marys Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 15, 2022
13.53 km
THORNCOMBE SPORTS CLUB Other catering premises 5
Very Good
December 10, 2021
13.72 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to DT6 3AN - Data from Apr 2022

Armstrong Road Bus Stop/Station 348 m
North Mills Trading Estate Bus Stop/Station 412 m
Fulbrooks Lane Bus Stop/Station 458 m
Orchard Avenue Bus Stop/Station 502 m
Natwest Bank Bus Stop/Station 536 m
Exeter International Airport Air 46.61 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to DT6 3AN - Data from Dec 2021

Downe Hall Plantation Woodland Or Forest 148 m
Coneygar Hill Hill Or Mountain 195 m
Watton Hill Hill Or Mountain 551 m
Spray Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.12 km
Hyde Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.4 km
Daffodil Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Hyde Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
Ryeberry Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.69 km
Barrow Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.76 km
Fifteen Trees Woodland Or Forest 1.84 km
The Warren Woodland Or Forest 1.9 km
Hyde Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.95 km
Sadness Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
Coneygar Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.04 km
Sloes Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.06 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for DT6 3AN - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 54.8 Mbps 54.7 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 17.6 Mbps 13.1 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 17.4 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 65.1 16.4
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

28 meters consuming 472,313 kWh - mean 16,868 kWh : median 16,392 kWh

Electricity Consumption

29 meters consuming 108,017 kWh - mean 3,725 kWh : median 3,112 kWh

Energy usage data for DT6 3AN - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 50.73828600
Longitude -2.75626900
OS Easting 346730
OS Northing 0093459
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 Bridport
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 Bridport


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: Ageing rural flat tenants
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Bridport BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33049563
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
West Dorset 006
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
West Dorset 006C
Output Area / Small Area 1B3