Postcode DT7 3AE (Dorset)

Map showing DT7 3AE and nearby postcodes

The postcode DT7 3AE is located in Dorset It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. DT7 3AE is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

DT7 3AE is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.9 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 DT7 3AE as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Communal retirement.

The closest road name to DT7 3AE is Avenue Road which is centered 28 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Bottom of North Avenue and is 219 m away.

The closest primary school to DT7 3AE (for ages 11 and under) is St Michael's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Lyme Regis. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Requires improvement on May 16, 2018. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is The Woodroffe School. The last OFSTED inspection on September 16, 2011 rated this school as Outstanding

The local pub for residents of DT7 3AE is Hunters Lodge Inn and is 4.17 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on April 20, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 61.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 16.5 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 1.9 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for DT7 3AE 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 DT7 3AE and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to DT7 3AE, and the approximate distance away.

Avenue Road 28 m
Woodmead Road 65 m
View Road 101 m
Jericho 113 m
Dolphin Close 155 m
Windsor Terrace 167 m
Hill Road 177 m
Silver Street 207 m
Anning Road 208 m
Mill Green 214 m
Staples Terrace 250 m
Old Vicarage Garden 252 m
Sherborne Lane 252 m
South Avenue 267 m
Higher Mill 270 m


Information about the postcode DT7 3AE

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 DT7 3AE - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Michael's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Lyme Regis Requires improvement
(May 16, 2018)
302 m
The Woodroffe School Outstanding
(September 16, 2011)
832 m
Mrs Ethelston's CofE Primary Academy Good
(July 18, 2018)
1.62 km
Charmouth Primary School Requires improvement
(July 4, 2018)
2.75 km
Musbury Primary School Good
(May 9, 2019)
6.74 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Axminster Good
(July 3, 2019)
7 km
Axminster Community Primary Academy Good
(January 22, 2020)
7.16 km
Axe Valley Academy Requires improvement
(December 4, 2019)
7.38 km
Hawkchurch Church of England School Good
(June 5, 2019)
7.89 km
Marshwood CofE Primary Academy Good
(May 16, 2017)
8.47 km
Kilmington Primary School Outstanding
(February 13, 2013)
8.49 km
All Saints Church of England Primary School Good
(September 17, 2019)
9.33 km
Colyton Grammar School 9.48 km
Colyton Primary Academy 9.7 km
Seaton Primary School Outstanding
(March 8, 2012)
9.79 km
Shute Community Primary School Good
(September 29, 2021)
9.9 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from DT7 3AE - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
River Cottage Limited Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 11, 2019
3.97 km
Hedgehog Corner Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
January 5, 2018
4.16 km
Hunters Lodge Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
April 20, 2021
4.17 km
Raymonds Hill Stores And Post Office Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 27, 2018
4.17 km
Diamond's Tea Room Other catering premises 5
Very Good
August 5, 2020
4.58 km
Doughboys Woodfired Pizza Co Mobile caterer Exempt
March 12, 2019
4.58 km
Furzeleigh Down Dairy (Farm Shop) Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 11, 2018
4.58 km
Fossil On The Road Other catering premises 5
Very Good
January 7, 2022
4.71 km
Flamingo Pool Retailers - other Exempt
October 3, 2017
4.83 km
Higher Bruckland Farm Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
November 12, 2018
5.66 km
Hawkchurch Resort And Spa Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 16, 2022
6.1 km
Gilt And Flint Manufacturers/packers Exempt
March 12, 2019
6.13 km
Haye Farm- Harry And Emily Manufacturers/packers Exempt
October 13, 2020
6.13 km
Kates Farm Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
October 26, 2021
6.13 km
Ratty's Tearoom Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 2, 2017
6.13 km
Lizzies Kitchen Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 25, 2022
6.22 km
Munchies Cakes Ltd Distributors/Transporters Exempt
March 25, 2022
6.22 km
Magnolia House Residential Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 17, 2019
6.7 km
Just Fine Wine Distributors/Transporters Exempt
October 26, 2018
6.74 km
Musbury Moles Preschool School/college/university Exempt
February 2, 2022
6.74 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to DT7 3AE - Data from Apr 2022

Bottom of North Avenue Bus Stop/Station 219 m
Kent House Bus Stop/Station 222 m
Bottom of North Avenue Bus Stop/Station 224 m
Kent House Bus Stop/Station 240 m
King's Way Bus Stop/Station 262 m
Exeter International Airport Air 33.81 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to DT7 3AE - Data from Dec 2021

Cobb Gate Beach Beach 517 m
Lucy's Ledge Island 581 m
Long Ledge Island 634 m
Front Beach Beach 694 m
The Cobb Beach 905 m
Pond Coppice Woodland Or Forest 958 m
Poker's Pool Bay 1.07 km
Rhodehorn Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.08 km
Monmouth Beach Beach 1.11 km
Western Beach Beach 1.15 km
Horseman's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.18 km
Chippel Bay Bay 1.2 km
Dragon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.21 km
Devonshire Head Wetland 1.25 km
Sleech Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.35 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for DT7 3AE - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 67.7 Mbps 61.8 Mbps 79.75 Mbps
Upload 19.2 Mbps 16.5 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% 20 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 66.3 18.2
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

15 meters consuming 188,616 kWh - mean 12,574 kWh : median 13,134 kWh

Energy usage data for DT7 3AE - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 50.72795700
Longitude -2.93764200
OS Easting 333917
OS Northing 0092457
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 Lyme & Charmouth
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 Sidmouth


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: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Communal retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Lyme Regis BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33049556
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
West Dorset 005
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
West Dorset 005C
Output Area / Small Area 5B2