Britannia Way

Postcode: DT1 2QR

Britannia Way is a street in the settlement of Dorchester (West Dorset) governed by Dorchester Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Dorchester South Ward in the administration area of West Dorset District Council within Dorset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Britannia Way is located 115.63 miles South West from the centre of London, 0.76 miles South West from the centre of Dorchester, 18.23 miles South East from the centre of Yeovil and 25.53 miles West from the centre of Bournemouth.

Road Name:Britannia Way
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Britannia Way

DT1 2QR
Height

Height

The Central point of Britannia Way is approximately 73 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01305
Telephone Exchange: DORCHESTER - STDORCH
Telephone Cabinet: P12
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 24.2
Median Speed: 14.7
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 6
water

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Britannia Way

2 Britannia Way
Sale Price: £375,000
Sale Date: 17/03/2017
6 Britannia Way
Sale Price: £290,000
Sale Date: 12/08/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Dorchester Middle School

Distance: 0.38 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 609
Address: Queen's Avenue, DT1 2HS
Telephone: 01305265651
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Britannia Way to Dorchester Middle School

The Thomas Hardye School

Distance: 0.58 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 2126
Address: Queen's Avenue, DT1 2ET
Telephone: 01305266064
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Britannia Way to The Thomas Hardye School

The Prince of Wales School

Distance: 0.62 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 155
Address: Maiden Castle Road, DT1 2HH
Telephone: 01305257120
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Britannia Way to The Prince of Wales School

Damers First School

Distance: 0.74 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 446
Address: Damers Road, DT1 2LB
Telephone: 01305264924
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Britannia Way to Damers First School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Maiden Castle House

Address: 30 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester, DT1 2ER,
Independent Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 0.26 (km)
Directions from Britannia Way to Maiden Castle House

BMI The Winterbourne Hospital

Address: Herringston Road, Dorchester, DT1 2DR,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01305 263252
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Distance: 0.6 (km)
Directions from Britannia Way to BMI The Winterbourne Hospital

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: 0.95 (km)
Directions from Britannia Way to Dorset County Hospital

Forston Clinic

Address: Herrison Road, Dorschester, DT2 9TB,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01305 361300
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Distance: 5.5 (km)
Directions from Britannia Way to Forston Clinic
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Queens Avenue Surgery

Address: Queens Avenue Surgery, 14 Queens Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2EW
Telephone: 01305 262886
Distance: 0.39 (km)
Directions from Britannia Way to Queens Avenue Surgery

Atrium Health Centre

Address: Atrium Health Centre, 7 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1QR
Telephone: 01305 251545
Distance: 0.92 (km)
Directions from Britannia Way to Atrium Health Centre

Broadwaters

Address: Medicines Management Team, Vespasian Hse,bridport Rd, Dorchester, DT1 1TS
Telephone: 01202 443700
Distance: 1.1 (km)
Directions from Britannia Way to Broadwaters

Dorsetbp Nmp Prescribing

Address: Vespasian House, Bridport Road, Dorchester, DT1 1TS
Telephone: 01305 213614
Distance: 1.1 (km)
Directions from Britannia Way to Dorsetbp Nmp Prescribing
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Special Care Dentistry Service

Address: Special Care Dentistry Service, Dorset County Hospital, Williams Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2JY
Distance: 0.89 (km)
Directions from Britannia Way to Special Care Dentistry Service

Urgent Care Dental Service

Address: Urgent Care Dental Service, Dorset County Hospital, Williams Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2JY
Distance: 0.89 (km)
Directions from Britannia Way to Urgent Care Dental Service

A Country Practice

Address: A Country Practice, 40 Great Western Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UF
Distance: 0.9 (km)
Directions from Britannia Way to A Country Practice

Dorchester Orthodontic Clinic

Address: Dorchester Orthodontic Clinic, 15 Cornwall Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1RU
Distance: 0.97 (km)
Directions from Britannia Way to Dorchester Orthodontic Clinic
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Dorchester Library

Colliton Park, Dorchester, DT11XJ
Telephone: 01305 224440224652
Distance: 1.37 Kilometres
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Directions from Britannia Way to Dorchester Library

Littlemoor Library

Louviers Road, Weymouth, DT36SF
Telephone: 01305 812350
Distance: 6.27 Kilometres
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Directions from Britannia Way to Littlemoor Library

Crossways Library

Old Farm Way, Dorchester, DT28TU
Telephone: 01305 854080
Distance: 8.54 Kilometres
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Puddletown Library

High Street, Puddletown, DT28RX
Telephone: 01305 848506
Distance: 8.62 Kilometres
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Directions from Britannia Way to Puddletown Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Dorchester West Station is 0.75 Kilometers away

Directions from Britannia Way 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 0.87 Kilometers away

Directions from Britannia Way 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

Upwey Station is 6.43 Kilometers away

Directions from Britannia Way 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

Weymouth Station is 9.97 Kilometers away

Directions from Britannia Way 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

Bristol International Airport is 77.95 Kilometers away Directions from Britannia Way to Bristol International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 10.74 Kilometers away
Directions from Britannia Way to Weymouth Ferry Terminal
Poole Ferry Terminal is 31.97 Kilometers away
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Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 32.53 Kilometers away
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Brownsea Island Ferry Landing is 34.62 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Britannia Way is approximately 0.36 miles from the A35

Nearest Motorway Junctions

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

TESCO

Tesco Stores Ltd, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2RY
Distance: 0.34 Kilometres
Directions from Britannia Way to TESCO

J SAINSBURY

Unit A, St Martins Place, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2FB
Distance: 0.99 Kilometres
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CO-OPERATIVE GROUP

8 The Forum Centre, Trinity Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1TT
Distance: 1.21 Kilometres
Directions from Britannia Way to CO-OPERATIVE GROUP

WAITROSE SUPERMARKET

Waitrose, Tudor Arcade, South Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1BN
Distance: 1.31 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: The Military Museum of Devon and Dorset, Dorset County Museum, The Teddy Bear House, The Dinosaur Museum
Distance: 0.79 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Tutankhamen Exhibition, Terracotta Warriors Museum
Distance: 0.79 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Maiden Castle
Distance: 1.22 (km)
Directions from Britannia Way to Maiden Castle

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Max Gate
Distance: 2.31 (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
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01305 251 010
County Council: Dorset County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Dorchester South Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of West Dorset
The Member of Parliament is Oliver Letwin
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In the 2017 General Election Oliver Letwin won with a majority of 19091 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 82277
Within the area of Dorchester Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020526
Ons Area Name:West Dorset 009C
Average Age : 45.60
Population: 1368.00
Male Population: 656.00 (47.95%)
Female Population: 712.00 (52.05%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 8 (0.58%)
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

Shoplifting30
Criminal-damage-arson36
Public-order7
Violent-crime42
Other-theft16
Bicycle-theft8
Burglary13
Vehicle-crime9
Theft-from-the-person1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Britannia Way

OS Reference: 368490, 089576
OS Grid Reference: SY685896
Latitude and Longitude: 50.704392383414, -2.4462690906514
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 7.84684 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Britannia Way

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