Avocet Close

Postcode: DT4 9AZ

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Road Name:Avocet Close
Road Type:residential

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.

Avocet Close is approximately 0.20 miles from the coastal tidal high water mark) and is 14 metres above sea level


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The Central point of Avocet Close is approximately 14 Metres above sea level
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Nearby Telephone Area Codes

Area Code: 01305 - Dorchester

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Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Anchor Cottage - weymouth
Anchor Cottage is a cottage situated in Weymouth, 3.1 km from Weymouth Harbour. The property is 2.6 km from Weymouth Marina and free private parking is available. A dishwasher and an oven can be found in the kitchen and there is a private bathroom.
Address:, DT4, Weymouth
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£41.71
Osprey House - weymouth
Osprey House is a holiday home is set in Weymouth is 3.1 km from Weymouth Harbour. Offering free private parking, the cottage is 2.6 km from Weymouth Marina. The kitchen is fitted with a dishwasher and there is a private bathroom. A TV is available.
Address:, DT4, Weymouth
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£82
Ferrybridge View - wyke-regis
Ferrybridge View offers pet-friendly accommodation in Wyke Regis. The unit is 44 km from Bournemouth. An oven, a toaster and a fridge can be found in the kitchen and there is a private bathroom. A TV and DVD player are provided. Weymouth is 3.
Address:, DT4, Wyke Regis
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£81
Chesil Vista Holiday Park - wyke-regis
Situated in Wyke Regis, Chesil Vista Holiday Park offers a children\'s playground and sauna. Bournemouth is 45 km from the property. The accommodation is fitted with a TV. There is a seating and/or dining area in some units.
Address:Portland Road, DT4 9AG, Dorset
Number of Rooms:7
Lowest Price Room:£90
Jurassic Apartments - weymouth
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Jurassic Apartments offers pet-friendly accommodation in Weymouth, 3.3 km from Weymouth Harbour. Free private parking is available on site. There is dry cleaning services at the property.
Address:Martleaves Farm, South Road, DT4 9NR, Weymouth
Number of Rooms:2
Lowest Price Room:£115

Local Council Details

Within the area of Weymouth and Portland District
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Council Offices
North Quay
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Telephone Number: 01305 838000
County Council: Dorset County
Within the electoral area of Wyke Regis Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of South Dorset
The Member of Parliament is Drax, Richard

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

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

Neighbourhood Policing

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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

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Location Details

Avocet Close

OS Reference: 366831, 076544
OS Grid Reference: SY668765
Latitude and Longitude: 50.587096499392, -2.4685971193858
Approximate distance to the Coast: 0.20 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Avocet Close

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

Nearest Railway Stations

Weymouth Rail Station is 3.27 Kilometers away (2.03 miles)
Upwey Rail Station is 6.74 Kilometers away (4.19 miles)
Dorchester South Rail Station is 13.72 Kilometers away (8.53 miles)
Dorchester West Rail Station is 13.84 Kilometers away (8.6 miles)

Nearest Airports

Bournemouth International Airport is 49.77 Kilometers away
Exeter International Airport is 68.79 Kilometers away
Southampton Airport is 88.04 Kilometers away
Bristol International Airport is 90.45 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 2.75 Kilometers away
Poole Ferry Terminal is 36.29 Kilometers away
Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 36.93 Kilometers away
Brownsea Island Ferry Landing is 38.01 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Avocet Close is approximately 7.80 miles from the A35

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J25/A358 - 63.56 Km Away
Junction: M5 J26/A38 - 66.52 Km Away
Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 68.06 Km Away

Health Clinics

Wyke Regis Medical Practice
Wyke Regis Medical Pract, Portland Road, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT49BE
Distance: 0.85 Kilometers
Telephone: 01305 782226
Cross Road Surgery
Cross Road Surgery, Cross Road, Rodwell, Weymouth, Dorset, DT49QX
Distance: 1.65 Kilometers
Telephone: 01305 768844
The Lanehouse Surgery
The Lanehouse Surgery, Ludlow Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT40HB
Distance: 2.38 Kilometers
Telephone: 01305 785681
Abbotsbury Road Surgery
The Surgery, 24 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT40AE
Distance: 2.76 Kilometers
Telephone: 01305 780806
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Wyke Regis Library

Portland Road, Weymouth, DT49BE
Distance: 0.53 Miles
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Weymouth Library

Great George Street, Weymouth, DT48NN
Distance: 1.76 Miles
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Portland Underhill Library

28 Fortuneswell, Portland, DT51LP
Distance: 2.37 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

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

Tourist Attraction

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


Attraction Name: Portland Castle
Distance: 2.54 (km)

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Portland Castle
Distance: 2.74 (km)

Nearest Schools

Wyke Regis Church of England Junior School

Distance: 0.89 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: High Street, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9NU
Telephone: (01305) 786041

All Saints' Church of England School, Weymouth

Distance: 0.94 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Sunnyside Road, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9BJ
Telephone: (01305) 783391

Wyke Regis Infant School and Nursery

Distance: 1.08 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9LU
Telephone: (01305) 782470

Thornlow Preparatory School

Distance: 1.59 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: Connaught Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 0SA
Telephone: (01305) 785703

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
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