Postcode DT7 3AJ (Dorset)

Map showing DT7 3AJ and nearby postcodes

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

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

The closest road name to DT7 3AJ is Jericho which is centered 26 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Bottom of North Avenue and is 143 m away.

The closest primary school to DT7 3AJ (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 3AJ is Hunters Lodge Inn and is 4.11 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.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Jericho 26 m
Avenue Road 84 m
Windsor Terrace 93 m
Woodmead Road 107 m
Anning Road 154 m
Staples Terrace 170 m
Dolphin Close 174 m
Kingsway 187 m
View Road 202 m
South Avenue 215 m
Mill Green 218 m
Higher Mill 231 m
Elizabeth Close 242 m
Hill Road 254 m
Summerhill Road 256 m


Information about the postcode DT7 3AJ

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 3AJ - 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)
237 m
The Woodroffe School Outstanding
(September 16, 2011)
865 m
Mrs Ethelston's CofE Primary Academy Good
(July 18, 2018)
1.61 km
Charmouth Primary School Requires improvement
(July 4, 2018)
2.67 km
Musbury Primary School Good
(May 9, 2019)
6.77 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Axminster Good
(July 3, 2019)
6.96 km
Axminster Community Primary Academy Good
(January 22, 2020)
7.12 km
Axe Valley Academy Requires improvement
(December 4, 2019)
7.33 km
Hawkchurch Church of England School Good
(June 5, 2019)
7.79 km
Marshwood CofE Primary Academy Good
(May 16, 2017)
8.37 km
Kilmington Primary School Outstanding
(February 13, 2013)
8.48 km
All Saints Church of England Primary School Good
(September 17, 2019)
9.26 km
Colyton Grammar School 9.54 km
Colyton Primary Academy 9.74 km
Seaton Primary School Outstanding
(March 8, 2012)
9.86 km
Shute Community Primary School Good
(September 29, 2021)
9.91 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
River Cottage Limited Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 11, 2019
3.98 km
Hunters Lodge Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
April 20, 2021
4.11 km
Raymonds Hill Stores And Post Office Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 27, 2018
4.11 km
Hedgehog Corner Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
January 5, 2018
4.12 km
Diamond's Tea Room Other catering premises 5
Very Good
August 5, 2020
4.51 km
Doughboys Woodfired Pizza Co Mobile caterer Exempt
March 12, 2019
4.51 km
Furzeleigh Down Dairy (Farm Shop) Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 11, 2018
4.51 km
Fossil On The Road Other catering premises 5
Very Good
January 7, 2022
4.68 km
Flamingo Pool Retailers - other Exempt
October 3, 2017
4.79 km
Higher Bruckland Farm Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
November 12, 2018
5.71 km
Hawkchurch Resort And Spa Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 16, 2022
6.01 km
Lizzies Kitchen Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 25, 2022
6.15 km
Munchies Cakes Ltd Distributors/Transporters Exempt
March 25, 2022
6.15 km
Gilt And Flint Manufacturers/packers Exempt
March 12, 2019
6.18 km
Haye Farm- Harry And Emily Manufacturers/packers Exempt
October 13, 2020
6.18 km
Kates Farm Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
October 26, 2021
6.18 km
Ratty's Tearoom Other catering premises 5
Very Good
June 2, 2017
6.18 km
Magnolia House Residential Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 17, 2019
6.66 km
Catering For All Occasions Other catering premises 5
Very Good
December 12, 2018
6.74 km
Just Fine Wine Distributors/Transporters Exempt
October 26, 2018
6.77 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Bottom of North Avenue Bus Stop/Station 143 m
Bottom of North Avenue Bus Stop/Station 148 m
King's Way Bus Stop/Station 162 m
King's Way Bus Stop/Station 177 m
Kent House Bus Stop/Station 311 m
Exeter International Airport Air 33.86 km

Nearby Nature

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

Cobb Gate Beach Beach 584 m
Long Ledge Island 657 m
Lucy's Ledge Island 657 m
Front Beach Beach 784 m
Pond Coppice Woodland Or Forest 888 m
Rhodehorn Plantation Woodland Or Forest 976 m
The Cobb Beach 997 m
Dragon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.11 km
Poker's Pool Bay 1.17 km
Monmouth Beach Beach 1.22 km
Horseman's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.25 km
Western Beach Beach 1.26 km
Sleech Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.28 km
Chippel Bay Bay 1.31 km
Devonshire Head Wetland 1.35 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for DT7 3AJ - 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%


Country England
Latitude 50.72876400
Longitude -2.93683600
OS Easting 333975
OS Northing 0092546
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