Avocet Close

Postcode: DT4 9AZ

Avocet Close is a street in the settlement of Weymouth which is within the electoral area of Wyke Regis Ward in the administration area of Weymouth and Portland District Council within Dorset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Avocet Close is located 120.63 miles South West from the centre of London, 8.82 miles South from the centre of Dorchester, 25.46 miles South from the centre of Yeovil and 28.11 miles West from the centre of Bournemouth.

Road Name:Avocet Close
Road Type:residential
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DT4 9AZ
Height

Height

The Central point of Avocet Close is approximately 14 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01305
Telephone Exchange: WEYMOUTH - STWEYMH
Telephone Cabinet: P21
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 9.8
Median Speed: 4
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 10
water

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Avocet Close

6 Avocet Close
Sale Price: £144,000
Sale Date: 30/10/2014
4 Avocet Close
Sale Price: £170,500
Sale Date: 29/07/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Wyke Regis Church of England Junior School

Distance: 0.88 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 358
Address: High Street, Wyke Regis, DT4 9NU
Telephone: 01305786041
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avocet Close to Wyke Regis Church of England Junior School

All Saints' Church of England School, Weymouth

Distance: 0.93 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 838
Address: Sunnyside Road, Wyke Regis, DT4 9BJ
Telephone: 01305783391
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avocet Close to All Saints' Church of England School, Weymouth

Wyke Regis Infant School and Nursery

Distance: 1.08 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 324
Address: Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis, DT4 9LU
Telephone: 01305782470
Website: Visit School Website
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Holy Trinity Church of England VC Primary School & Community Nursery

Distance: 1.65 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 680
Address: Cross Road, DT4 9QX
Telephone: 01305783200
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avocet Close to Holy Trinity Church of England VC Primary School & Community Nursery
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Portland Hospital

Address: Castle Road, Castletown, Portland, DT5 1AX,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01305 820341
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Distance: 3 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Portland Hospital

Westhaven Hospital

Address: Radipole Lane, Weymouth, DT4 0QE,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01305 786116
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Distance: 3.11 (km)
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Weymouth Community Hospital

Address: Melcombe Avenue, Weymouth, DT4 7TB,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01305 760022
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Distance: 3.94 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Weymouth Community Hospital

BMI The Winterbourne Hospital

Address: Herringston Road, Dorchester, DT1 2DR,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01305 263252
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Distance: 12.74 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to BMI The Winterbourne Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Wyke Regis Medical Practice

Address: Wyke Regis Medical Pract, Portland Road, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9BE
Telephone: 01305 782226
Distance: 0.85 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Wyke Regis Medical Practice

Cross Road Surgery

Address: Cross Road Surgery, Cross Road, Rodwell, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9QX
Telephone: 01305 768844
Distance: 1.65 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Cross Road Surgery

The Lanehouse Surgery

Address: The Lanehouse Surgery, Ludlow Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 0HB
Telephone: 01305 785681
Distance: 2.38 (km)
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Abbotsbury Road Surgery

Address: The Surgery, 24 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 0AE
Telephone: 01305 780806
Distance: 2.76 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Abbotsbury Road Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Phoenix Dental Care

Address: Phoenix Dental Care Llp, 86 Portland Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9AB
Distance: 0.79 (km)
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The Weymouth Dental Practice

Address: The Weymouth Dental Practice, Wyke Regis Medical Centre, Portland Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9BE
Distance: 0.85 (km)
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10 Mountbatten Close

Address: 10 Mountbatten Close, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9ET
Distance: 1.41 (km)
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10 Mountbatten Close (dental Surgery)

Address: 10 Mountbatten Close, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9ET
Distance: 1.41 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to 10 Mountbatten Close (dental Surgery)
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Wyke Regis Library

Portland Road, Weymouth, DT49BE
Telephone: 01305 760191
Distance: 0.85 Kilometres
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Weymouth Library

Great George Street, Weymouth, DT48NN
Telephone: 01305 762 410
Distance: 2.83 Kilometres
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Portland Underhill Library

28 Fortuneswell, Portland, DT51LP
Telephone:
Distance: 3.81 Kilometres
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Chickerell Library

East Street, Dorchester, DT34DT
Telephone: 01305 760095
Distance: 4.63 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Weymouth Station is 3.26 Kilometers away

Directions from Avocet Close to Weymouth

Weymouth station is operated by South West Trains in the South Dorset area on the Southampton - Weymouth stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Ashurst New Forest • Avoncliff • Basingstoke • Bath Spa • Beaulieu Road • Bournemouth • Bradford-On-Avon • Branksome • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Brockenhurst • Bruton • Cam & Dursley • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chetnole • Christchurch • Clapham Junction • Dorchester South • Dorchester West • Eastleigh • Filton Abbey Wood • Freshford • Frome • Gloucester • Great Malvern • Hamworthy • Hinton Admiral • Holton Heath • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Maiden Newton • Malvern Link • Millbrook (Hampshire) • Moreton (Dorset) • New Milton • Oldfield Park • Parkstone • Pokesdown • Poole • Redbridge • Southampton Airport (Parkway) • Southampton Central • Stapleton Road • Sway • Thornford • Totton • Trowbridge • Upwey • Wareham • Waterloo • Westbury • Winchester • Woking • Wool • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Yate • Yeovil Pen Mill • Yetminster

Upwey Station is 6.74 Kilometers away

Directions from Avocet Close to Upwey

Upwey station is operated by South West Trains in the South Dorset area on the Southampton - Weymouth stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Ashurst New Forest • Avoncliff • Basingstoke • Bath Spa • Beaulieu Road • Bedminster • Bournemouth • Bradford-On-Avon • Branksome • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Brockenhurst • Bruton • Cam & Dursley • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chetnole • Christchurch • Clapham Junction • Dorchester South • Dorchester West • Eastleigh • Filton Abbey Wood • Freshford • Frome • Gloucester • Great Malvern • Hamworthy • Hinton Admiral • Holton Heath • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Maiden Newton • Malvern Link • Millbrook (Hampshire) • Moreton (Dorset) • Nailsea & Backwell • New Milton • Oldfield Park • Parkstone • Pokesdown • Poole • Redbridge • Southampton Airport (Parkway) • Southampton Central • Stapleton Road • Sway • Thornford • Totton • Trowbridge • Wareham • Waterloo • Westbury • Weston Milton • Weston-Super-Mare • Weymouth • Winchester • Woking • Wool • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worle • Yate • Yatton • Yeovil Pen Mill • Yetminster

Dorchester South Station is 13.71 Kilometers away

Directions from Avocet Close to Dorchester South

Dorchester South station is operated by South West Trains in the West Dorset area on the Southampton - Weymouth stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashurst New Forest • Basingstoke • Beaulieu Road • Bournemouth • Branksome • Brockenhurst • Christchurch • Clapham Junction • Eastleigh • Hamworthy • Hinton Admiral • Holton Heath • Moreton (Dorset) • New Milton • Parkstone • Pokesdown • Poole • Southampton Airport (Parkway) • Southampton Central • Sway • Totton • Upwey • Wareham • Waterloo • Weymouth • Winchester • Woking • Wool

Dorchester West Station is 13.83 Kilometers away

Directions from Avocet Close to Dorchester West

Dorchester West station is operated by Great Western Railway in the West Dorset area on the Castle Cary - Dorchester stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Avoncliff • Bath Spa • Bedminster • Bradford-On-Avon • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Bruton • Cam & Dursley • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chetnole • Filton Abbey Wood • Freshford • Frome • Gloucester • Great Malvern • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Maiden Newton • Malvern Link • Nailsea & Backwell • Oldfield Park • Stapleton Road • Thornford • Trowbridge • Upwey • Westbury • Weston Milton • Weston-Super-Mare • Weymouth • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worle • Yate • Yatton • Yeovil Pen Mill • Yetminster

Airports

Nearest Airports

Bristol International Airport is 90.36 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to Bristol International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 2.74 Kilometers away
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Poole Ferry Terminal is 36.17 Kilometers away
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Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 36.81 Kilometers away
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Brownsea Island Ferry Landing is 37.89 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Avocet Close is approximately 7.80 miles from the A35

Nearest Motorway Junctions

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Asda Stores Ltd

Asda Stores Ltd, Newstead Road, Weymouth, DT4 8JQ
Distance: 2.27 Kilometres
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Marks and Spencer Plc

Marks And Spencer, 4-8 St Mary Street, Weymouth, DT4 8PF
Distance: 2.83 Kilometres
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Morrisons

Supermarket Site, 244 Dorchester Road, Weymouth, DT3 5AX
Distance: 5.3 Kilometres
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Tesco Stores

Tesco, Park Road, Portland, DT5 2AD
Distance: 5.43 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Chesil Beach Centre
Distance: 0.57 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
Distance: 1.88 (km)
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Castle

Attraction Name: Portland Castle
Distance: 2.53 (km)
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Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Portland Castle
Distance: 2.73 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Weymouth and Portland District
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Council Offices
North Quay
Weymouth
Dorset
DT4 8TA
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Telephone Number: 01305 838000
County Council: Dorset County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Wyke Regis Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of South Dorset
The Member of Parliament is Richard Drax
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In the 2017 General Election Richard Drax won with a majority of 11695 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 72323
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020587
Ons Area Name:Weymouth and Portland 007B
Average Age : 42.19
Population: 1490.00
Male Population: 710.00 (47.65%)
Female Population: 780.00 (52.35%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 18 (1.21%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Weymouth & Portland is recognised as one of the most attractive areas in the country, and received international recognition by hosting the Olympic and Paralympic sailing events in the summer of 2012. The Weymouth & Portland Sailing Academy is the country’s premier sailing venue.

The area has been a traditional summer holiday resort since King George III came to Weymouth in 1789 and the large white horse carved into the hills on the edge of Weymouth remind residents and tourists of this.

The area has much to offer residents and visitors alike, being part of the Jurassic Coast, the scenery attracts visitors back time and time again, many staying in the towns popular hotels or at one of the campsites situated in the Borough.

Dorset Police in Weymouth operate from the building at Radipole Lane, near to the football ground, with Patrol and Safer Neighborhood Teams working together with other Agencies to make the area even safer than it already is.

Crime and Anti Social Behaviour has been falling over a number of years and with diminishing resources available, the challenge will be to continue this downward trend.

The key priority of the team at Weymouth and Portland is to find long term solutions to problems of Anti Social Behaviour and the aim of the team is to improve the quality of people’s lives within our community.

Officers follow a victim focused approach which is designed to support the needs of the victim putting them at the heart of everything that we do. Alongside this officers are proactive in targeting offenders .

We will be working with all our partners to enhance the Town Centre, in order to improve the quality of its family orientated facilities

Inspector Les Fry

Weymouth & Portland Neighbourhood Inspector

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Recent Crime in the Area

Other-theft7
Public-order9
Violent-crime27
Bicycle-theft1
Vehicle-crime11
Criminal-damage-arson4
Burglary1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Avocet Close

OS Reference: 366831, 076544
OS Grid Reference: SY668765
Latitude and Longitude: 50.587096499392, -2.4685971193858
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.10709 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Avocet Close

Map Number: 194
Map Name: Dorchester & Weymouth
Wyke Regis
Weymouth and Portland
Dorset
South West
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