Back Street

Postcode: DT3 4EZ

Back Street is a street in the settlement of Portesham governed by Portesham Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Chesil Bank Ward in the administration area of West Dorset District Council within Dorset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Back Street is located 121.22 miles South West from the centre of London, 6.29 miles South West from the centre of Dorchester, 18.84 miles South from the centre of Yeovil and 30.85 miles West from the centre of Bournemouth.

Road Name:Back Street
Road Type:residential
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DT3 4EZ
DT3 4JP
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Back Street is approximately 3.10513 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is 86 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Back Street is an unnamed river which is approximately 1.4675 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Back Street is approximately 86 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01305 - Dorchester
Area Code: 01308 - Bridport
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 6.7
Median Speed: 7.1
Maximum Speed: 8.1
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 18
water

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Back Street

15 Back Street
Sale Price: £500,000
Sale Date: 10/08/2015
Vidaca, 19 Back Street
Sale Price: £300,000
Sale Date: 09/12/2011
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Portesham Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 101
Address: Winters Close, Portesham, DT3 4HP
Telephone: 01305871283
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Back Street to Portesham Church of England Primary School

Winterbourne Valley Church of England Aided First School

Distance: 4.8 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 60
Address: Winterbourne Abbas, DT2 9LW
Telephone: 01305889297
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Back Street to Winterbourne Valley Church of England Aided First School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Westhaven Hospital

Address: Radipole Lane, Weymouth, DT4 0QE,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01305 786116
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Distance: 8.73 (km)
Directions from Back Street to Westhaven Hospital

BMI The Winterbourne Hospital

Address: Herringston Road, Dorchester, DT1 2DR,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01305 263252
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Distance: 9.21 (km)
Directions from Back Street to BMI The Winterbourne Hospital

Maiden Castle House

Address: 30 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester, DT1 2ER,
Independent Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 9.27 (km)
Directions from Back Street to Maiden Castle House

Dorset County Hospital

Address: Williams Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2JY,
NHS Sector
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01305 251150
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Distance: 9.46 (km)
Directions from Back Street to Dorset County Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Malthouse Meadows Surgery

Address: The Surgery, Malthouse Meadows, Portesham, Dorset, DT3 4NS
Telephone: 01305 871468
Distance: 0.41 (km)
Directions from Back Street to Malthouse Meadows Surgery

Poundbury Doctors Surgery

Address: Poundbury Doctors Surgery, 3 Frederick Treves House, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2FD
Telephone: 01305 251128
Distance: 8.82 (km)
Directions from Back Street to Poundbury Doctors Surgery

The Prince of Wales Surgery

Address: Prince of Wales Rd Surg., 2 Frederick Treves House, St John Way, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2FD
Telephone: 01305 250989
Distance: 8.82 (km)
Directions from Back Street to The Prince of Wales Surgery

The Dorchester Rd Surgery

Address: The Dorchester Rd Surgery, 179 Dorchester Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7LE
Telephone: 01305 766472
Distance: 9.18 (km)
Directions from Back Street to The Dorchester Rd Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 452a Chickerell Road, Chickerell, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4DH
Distance: 7.25 (km)
Directions from Back Street to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 2 Littlemoor Shopping Centre, Littlemoor Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 6NQ
Distance: 8.24 (km)
Directions from Back Street to Dental Surgery

Mr Kee Cho's Dental Surgery

Address: Mr Kee Cho's Dental Surgery, 17b Cambridge Road, Granby Industrial Estate, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9TJ
Distance: 8.27 (km)
Directions from Back Street to Mr Kee Cho's Dental Surgery

St John's Dental Practice

Address: St John's Dental Practice, Inch Arran House, 9 Queen Mother Square, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 3BX
Distance: 8.36 (km)
Directions from Back Street to St John's Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Chickerell Library

East Street, Dorchester, DT34DT
Telephone: 01305 760095
Distance: 6.96 Kilometres
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Directions from Back Street to Chickerell Library

Littlemoor Library

Louviers Road, Weymouth, DT36SF
Telephone: 01305 812350
Distance: 8.13 Kilometres
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Directions from Back Street to Littlemoor Library

Dorchester Library

Colliton Park, Dorchester, DT11XJ
Telephone: 01305 224440224652
Distance: 10.05 Kilometres
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Directions from Back Street to Dorchester Library

Weymouth Library

Great George Street, Weymouth, DT48NN
Telephone: 01305 762 410
Distance: 10.26 Kilometres
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Directions from Back Street to Weymouth Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Upwey Station is 7.43 Kilometers away

Directions from Back Street 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 West Station is 9.61 Kilometers away

Directions from Back Street 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

Dorchester South Station is 9.87 Kilometers away

Directions from Back Street 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

Weymouth Station is 10.02 Kilometers away

Directions from Back Street 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Bournemouth International Airport is 52.84 Kilometers away Directions from Back Street to Bournemouth International Airport
Exeter International Airport is 60.31 Kilometers away Directions from Back Street to Exeter International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 80.04 Kilometers away Directions from Back Street to Bristol International Airport
Southampton Airport is 90.04 Kilometers away Directions from Back Street to Southampton Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 10.83 Kilometers away
Directions from Back Street to Weymouth Ferry Terminal
Poole Ferry Terminal is 40.42 Kilometers away
Directions from Back Street to Poole Ferry Terminal
Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 41.01 Kilometers away
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Brownsea Island Ferry Landing is 42.87 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Back Street is approximately 2.61 miles from the A35

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J25/A358 - 51.98 Km Away
Directions from Back Street to M5 J25/A358
Junction: M5 J26/A38 - 55.26 Km Away
Directions from Back Street to M5 J26/A38
Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 56.44 Km Away
Directions from Back Street to M5 J24/A38
Junction: M5 J28/A373/B3181 - 61.26 Km Away
Directions from Back Street to M5 J28/A373/B3181

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Morrisons

Supermarket Site, 244 Dorchester Road, Weymouth, DT3 5AX
Distance: 8.02 Kilometres
Directions from Back Street to Morrisons

Budgens

Supermarket Site, 244 Dorchester Road, Weymouth, DT3 5AX9 Littlemoor Shopping Centre, Littlemoor Road, DT3 6HP
Distance: 8.24 Kilometres
Directions from Back Street to Budgens

WAITROSE LIMITED

Waitrose Ltd, Kings Point House, 5 Queen Mother Square, Poundbury, Dorset, DT1 3BW
Distance: 8.38 Kilometres
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TESCO

Tesco Stores Ltd, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2RY
Distance: 9.14 Kilometres
Directions from Back Street to TESCO

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Hardy Monument
Distance: 1.92 (km)
Directions from Back Street to Hardy Monument

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Abbotsbury Children's Farm
Distance: 2.36 (km)
Directions from Back Street to Abbotsbury Children's Farm

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Hardy Monument
Distance: 2.4 (km)
Directions from Back Street to Hardy Monument

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: St Peter's Abbey
Distance: 2.4 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of West Dorset District
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South Walks House
South Walks Road
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 1UZ
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Telephone Number: 01305 251 010
County Council: Dorset County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Chesil Bank Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of West Dorset
The Member of Parliament is Letwin, Oliver
Within the area of Portesham Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020512
Ons Area Name:West Dorset 012A
Average Age : 48.74
Population: 2094.00
Male Population: 1039.00 (49.62%)
Female Population: 1055.00 (50.38%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 7 (0.33%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Dorchester and Sherborne section is comprised of Dorchester, Sherborne and their surrounding towns and villages. The section covers a vast 280 square miles (due to its predominantly rural geography) which constitutes a population of around 60,000 people.

The section covers a large area of Dorset's beautiful countryside and two very attractive towns in Dorchester and Sherborne. Dorchester is in fact the county town and both are steeped in history and culture inevitably making the area a tourism hotspot.

Dorchester and Sherborne section has an excellent policing team. The section is always driven to make the area even safer and we work hard to ensure that we deliver local policing as well as an effective response service. Every area in the section has a dedicated Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT), made up of police officers, PCSOs and special constables who are committed to improving their areas.

Inspector Steve Marsh

Dorchester & Sherborne Neighbourhood Inspector

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

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Location details

Location Details

Back Street

OS Reference: 360195, 085987
OS Grid Reference: SY602860
Latitude and Longitude: 50.671606480844, -2.5633572141875
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 3.10513 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Back Street

Map Number: 194
Map Name: Dorchester & Weymouth
Portesham
West Dorset
Dorset
South West
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