Postcode TA18 8AS (South Somerset)

Map showing TA18 8AS and nearby postcodes

The postcode TA18 8AS is located in South Somerset, in the county of Somerset. It was introduced in March 1983 and is an active postcode. TA18 8AS is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

TA18 8AS is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.8 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 TA18 8AS as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Semi-detached ageing.

The closest road name to TA18 8AS is Charlton Close which is centered 56 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Shute Lake Lane and is 142 m away. The closest railway station is Crewkerne Rail Station, 772 m away.

The closest primary school to TA18 8AS (for ages 11 and under) is Parrett and Axe Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on March 15, 2016. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Beaminster School. The last OFSTED inspection on September 21, 2017 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of TA18 8AS is Active Learning & Skills - Community Interest Company and is 728 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on September 22, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Domino's Pizza and is 276 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on June 24, 2021.

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

Policing for TA18 8AS is covered by the Avon and Somerset police force association and Somerset is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to TA18 8AS and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to TA18 8AS, and the approximate distance away.

Charlton Close 56 m
Shute Lake Lane 129 m
Winyards View 157 m
Weavers Close 165 m
Thomson Drive 238 m
South Street 345 m
Kithill 368 m
Park View 394 m
Rhydderch Way 397 m
Station Road 612 m
Cathole Bridge Road 971 m
B3165 2.64 km
A356 9.79 km
A30 26.48 km
A35 37.98 km


Information about the postcode TA18 8AS

Introduction March 1983
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 TA18 8AS - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Bartholomew's Church of England First School Good
(November 9, 2017)
0 m
Maiden Beech Academy Good
(February 2, 2022)
1.02 km
Wadham School Good
(June 27, 2019)
1.13 km
Ashlands Church of England First School Good
(March 16, 2017)
1.16 km
Misterton Church of England First School Good
(March 9, 2016)
1.39 km
Perrott Hill 2.1 km
Haselbury Plucknett Church of England First School Good
(July 17, 2018)
3.11 km
Merriott First School Good
(June 9, 2021)
3.75 km
Parrett and Axe Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 15, 2016)
4.21 km
Hinton St George Church of England Primary School Good
(May 22, 2018)
4.57 km
West Chinnock Church of England Primary School Good
(June 17, 2021)
4.76 km
Broadwindsor Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(January 25, 2018)
6.48 km
Mountjoy School Good
(October 21, 2021)
7.11 km
Norton-sub-Hamdon Church of England Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
7.48 km
South Petherton Junior School Outstanding
(October 10, 2014)
7.54 km
Winsham Primary School 7.75 km
Beaminster School Good
(September 21, 2017)
7.79 km
South Petherton Church of England Infants and Pre School Outstanding
(December 4, 2013)
7.8 km
Beaminster St Mary's Academy Requires improvement
(May 22, 2019)
7.91 km
West Coker CofE VC Primary School Good
(January 12, 2017)
8.12 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from TA18 8AS - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Bartholomews C Of E Vc First School School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 7, 2021
0 m
The Home Bakery Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 17, 2021
165 m
The Original Factory Shop Retailers - other 4
February 9, 2021
165 m
Central Stores Retailers - other 3
July 20, 2021
212 m
Domino's Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 24, 2021
276 m
Rhydderch House Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 4, 2020
389 m
Central Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
449 m
Da Fabio Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
589 m
Severalls Mini Market Retailers - other 4
August 12, 2021
589 m
RLCM Wholesale Other catering premises Exempt
592 m
ABRI Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 11, 2020
618 m
Severalls Jubilee Bowls Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
May 8, 2017
716 m
Active Learning & Skills - Community Interest Company Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 22, 2021
728 m
Jigsaw Pre School Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
March 14, 2022
728 m
The Henhayes Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 17, 2021
728 m
Waitrose Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
July 16, 2021
728 m
Crewkerne Aqua Centre Retailers - other Exempt
March 22, 2022
738 m
@ Sue's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 8, 2021
756 m
Crewkerne Hospital Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 1, 2020
795 m
Crewkerne Kebab & Pizza House Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 14, 2021
797 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to TA18 8AS - Data from Apr 2022

Shute Lake Lane Bus Stop/Station 142 m
Winyards View Bus Stop/Station 154 m
Shute Lake Lane Bus Stop/Station 159 m
Winyards View Bus Stop/Station 162 m
Seaborough View Bus Stop/Station 389 m
Crewkerne Rail Station Rail 772 m
Exeter International Airport Air 47.31 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to TA18 8AS - Data from Dec 2021

Bincombe Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.13 km
Windsley Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.22 km
Curriott Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.46 km
Fairy Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.49 km
Broom Croft Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.56 km
Growley Coppice Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
Shave Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.7 km
Henley Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.74 km
Broadmash Coverts Woodland Or Forest 1.75 km
Ducks' Field Copse Woodland Or Forest 1.79 km
Kidney Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.82 km
Boodle's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.93 km
Look Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.97 km
Knowle Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Cock Hat Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.09 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for TA18 8AS - 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
County Somerset
Latitude 50.87837900
Longitude -2.78686300
OS Easting 344737
OS Northing 0109060
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

Avon and Somerset


Westminster Parliamentary
County Electorial Division Crewkerne ED
Electoral Ward Crewkerne
Local Authority District South Somerset
Region / Government Office Region South West
European Electoral Region South West
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: Heart of the South West
Local Learning and Skills Council Somerset

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E07000189
Travel To Work Area Yeovil


NHS England Region South West
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire
Strategic Health Authority
South West
Sustainability and Transformation
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Somerset CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: Semi-detached ageing
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Crewkerne BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33050347
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
South Somerset 021
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
South Somerset 021A
Output Area / Small Area 6B3