Postcode DT7 3AF (Dorset)

Map showing DT7 3AF and nearby postcodes

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

DT7 3AF 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 3AF as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Communal retirement.

The closest road name to DT7 3AF is Avenue Road which is centered 34 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Bottom of North Avenue and is 215 m away.

The closest primary school to DT7 3AF (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 3AF is Hunters Lodge Inn and is 4.18 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on April 20, 2021.

100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 2.1 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Avenue Road 34 m
Jericho 69 m
Woodmead Road 109 m
Dolphin Close 112 m
View Road 135 m
Anning Road 147 m
Windsor Terrace 163 m
Mill Green 166 m
Hill Road 178 m
Staples Terrace 191 m
Sherborne Lane 217 m
Kingsway 222 m
Silver Street 268 m
South Avenue 279 m
Higher Mill 289 m


Information about the postcode DT7 3AF

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 3AF - 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)
241 m
The Woodroffe School Outstanding
(September 16, 2011)
885 m
Mrs Ethelston's CofE Primary Academy Good
(July 18, 2018)
1.66 km
Charmouth Primary School Requires improvement
(July 4, 2018)
2.69 km
Musbury Primary School Good
(May 9, 2019)
6.79 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Axminster Good
(July 3, 2019)
7.03 km
Axminster Community Primary Academy Good
(January 22, 2020)
7.18 km
Axe Valley Academy Requires improvement
(December 4, 2019)
7.4 km
Hawkchurch Church of England School Good
(June 5, 2019)
7.87 km
Marshwood CofE Primary Academy Good
(May 16, 2017)
8.43 km
Kilmington Primary School Outstanding
(February 13, 2013)
8.52 km
All Saints Church of England Primary School Good
(September 17, 2019)
9.34 km
Colyton Grammar School 9.54 km
Colyton Primary Academy 9.75 km
Seaton Primary School Outstanding
(March 8, 2012)
9.85 km
Shute Community Primary School Good
(September 29, 2021)
9.95 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

Bottom of North Avenue Bus Stop/Station 215 m
Bottom of North Avenue Bus Stop/Station 220 m
King's Way Bus Stop/Station 237 m
King's Way Bus Stop/Station 252 m
Kent House Bus Stop/Station 283 m
Exeter International Airport Air 33.87 km

Nearby Nature

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

Cobb Gate Beach Beach 510 m
Lucy's Ledge Island 581 m
Long Ledge Island 599 m
Front Beach Beach 708 m
The Cobb Beach 922 m
Pond Coppice Woodland Or Forest 961 m
Rhodehorn Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.03 km
Poker's Pool Bay 1.09 km
Monmouth Beach Beach 1.15 km
Dragon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.19 km
Western Beach Beach 1.19 km
Horseman's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.24 km
Chippel Bay Bay 1.24 km
Devonshire Head Wetland 1.29 km
Sleech Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.36 km


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

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 0%
30-300 Mbps 100%
300+ Mbps 0%

Gas Consumption

5 meters consuming 67,007 kWh - mean 13,401 kWh : median 8,516 kWh

Energy usage data for DT7 3AF - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 50.72808100
Longitude -2.93679500
OS Easting 333977
OS Northing 0092470
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