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Portway near Askerswell

Portway is a Street near the Dorset village of Askerswell and measures approximately 678 metres long.

Portway crosses the following postcode sectors:

There are 34 other streets named Portway in Great Britain.

Portway is within the area of Dorset Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Askerswell.

Portway has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 43202716 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Portway is roughly 121.76 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 136.40 and the lowest point being 96.50. A change of 39.90 metres.

Portway is located within the county of Dorset which is in the South West (England) region of the UK. 123.66 miles South West from the centre of London, 10.55 miles West from the centre of Dorchester, 14.68 miles South from the centre of Yeovil and 27.09 miles South East from the centre of Taunton.

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Green Circle = 10 Minutes Walk (800 metres)
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Sunset and Sunrise times for Portway

Sunrise07:55
Sunset17:52

Latest Weather Conditions for Portway

Observed at Weather Station:Isle Of Portland 28 October 2020 at 20:00 (17.34 miles away)
Current Weather:Overcast
Temperature and Humidity:12.0°C (70.8%)
Wind Direction and Speed:W (31 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Portway Askerswell

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Dorchester
Address:5 Pope Street
Telephone: Learn More
10.42
2: Name:Premier Inn Weymouth
Address:Gateway Business Park
Telephone: Learn More
11.53
3: Name:Premier Inn Weymouth Seafront
Address:Lodmoor Country Park
Telephone: Learn More
12.39
4: Name:Premier Inn Yeovil Airfield
Address:1 Alvington Lane
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14.62
5: Name:Premier Inn Yeovil Town Centre
Address:Key Market House
Telephone: Learn More
14.73
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Portway above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
121.7696.50136.4039.90

Frequently asked Questions for Portway

What Council (Local Authority) is Portway in?

Portway is located within the local authority area of West Dorset District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Portway in?

Portway is located within the area of Askerswell Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Portway in?

Portway is located within the ward of Netherbury.

What County is Portway in?

Portway is located within the ceremonial county of Dorset.

What Constituency is Portway in?

Portway is located within the constituency of West Dorset.

What Part of the UK is Portway in?

Portway is located within the South West (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Portway in?

Portway is located within the Dorset Council area.

What Police Force area is Portway in?

Portway is located within the Dorset Police area.

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Location Details

Portway
Map showing the location of Portway
Latitude50.730270
Longitude-2.674838
OS Easting (X):352377
OS Northing (Y):92575
OS Grid Reference:SY524926

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Portway

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00104112
ONS Area NameAgricultural Communities
Average Age48.87
Area Population1697.00
Male Population803.00 (47%)
Female Population894.00 (53%)
Benefit Claimants3 (0%)
LSOA Code:E01020531
LSOA Name:West Dorset 007C
SOA Code:2a
SOA Name:Ageing rural neighbourhoods
MSOA Code:E02004275
MSOA Name:West Dorset 007
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Nearest Supermarkets

Morrisons Bridport
West Bay Road, Bridport DT6 4SB
01308 420616
Distance: 3.57 Miles
Directions from Portway to Morrisons Bridport
Waitrose Bridpor
42/44 West Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3QP
01308 422252
Distance: 3.73 Miles
Directions from Portway to Waitrose Bridpor
Waitrose Poundbury
Queen Mother Square, Poundbury, Dorset, DT1 3BW
01305 250938
Distance: 9.37 Miles
Directions from Portway to Waitrose Poundbury
Sainsburys Dorchester Local
Unit A, St. Martins Place, Bridport Road, Dorchester, England, DT1 2FB
1305259859
Distance: 9.98 Miles
Directions from Portway to Sainsburys Dorchester Local

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01308 - Bridport

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of West Dorset District Council
Visit the Council's Website
South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ
Send email
Telephone Number: 01305 251 010
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Chris Loder
Details for the MP Chris Loder on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election Chris Loder won with a majority of 14,106 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 81,897
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Netherbury Ward
Parish: Askerswell Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Dorset
County Council: Dorset Council

Nearest Car Parks

Cogden Car Park
B3157, Burton Bradstock, Dorset
Burton Bradstock
DT6 4RJ
Distance: 2.81 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01297489481
Operated by: National Trust
Hive Beach Car Park
Beach Road, Burton Bradstock, Dorset
Burton Bradstock
DT6 4RF
Distance: 3.10 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01297489481
Operated by: National Trust
East Street Car Park
East Street, Bridport, Dorset
Bridport
DT6 3LL
Distance: 3.50 km (click for directions)
Free parking on Sundays and bank holidays, and from 6pm util 8am. Car park split into long and short stay sections
Telephone: 01305252240
Operated by: West Dorset District Council
Magistrates Court Car Park
Rax Lane, Bridport, Dorset
Bridport
DT6 3JP
Distance: 3.62 km (click for directions)
Free parking on Sundays and bank holidays, and from 6pm util 8am.
Telephone: 01305252240
Operated by: West Dorset District Council
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Nearest Schools

Thorner's Church of England School, Litton Cheney
Distance: 2.15 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 08/06/2015)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 94
Address: Thorner's Church of England School, Litton Cheney, Litton Cheney, DT2 9AU
Head: Jyotsna Chaffey (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Portway to Thorner's Church of England School, Litton Cheney
Loders CofE Primary Academy
Distance: 2.17 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 06/05/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 76
Address: Loders CofE Primary Academy, Loders, DT6 3SA
Head: Ms Claire Pooley (Head of School)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Portway to Loders CofE Primary Academy
Powerstock Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Distance: 2.32 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 01/05/2018)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 55
Address: Powerstock Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Powerstock, DT6 3TB
Head: Mrs Louise Greenham (Head teacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Portway to Powerstock Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Burton Bradstock Church of England Voluntary Controlled School
Distance: 2.89 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 29/04/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 84
Address: Burton Bradstock Church of England Voluntary Controlled School, Church Street, Burton Bradstock, DT6 4QS
Head: Mrs Claire Staple (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Portway to Burton Bradstock Church of England Voluntary Controlled School

Nearest Hospitals

Bridport Community Hospital
Address: Hospital Lane, North Allington, Bridport, DT6 5DR,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01308 422371
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.23 (miles)
Directions from Portway to Bridport Community Hospital
Greenfields Day Hospital
Address: Hospital Lane, Bridport, DT6 5DR,
Independent Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 4.23 (miles)
Directions from Portway to Greenfields Day Hospital
Dorset County Hospital
Address: Williams Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2JY,
NHS Sector
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01305 251150
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 10.04 (miles)
Directions from Portway to Dorset County Hospital
Maiden Castle House
Address: 30 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester, DT1 2ER,
Independent Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 10.22 (miles)
Directions from Portway to Maiden Castle House

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Portway

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Portway
3.56 John Lumley & Simon Wood Dental Practice 53 East Street DT6 3JX
3.91 Colosseum Dental (allington) 5 West Allington DT6 5BJ
3.95 St Swithins House (dental Surgery) St Swithins House, North Allington DT6 5DU
6.12 The Minster Dental Health Centre 3 Church Street DT8 3AZ
9.13 St John's Dental Practice Inch Arran House, 9 Queen Mother Square DT1 3BX

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Portway

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
4.09 Bridport Medical Centre West Allington DT6 5BN tel:01308 421896
5.63 The Tollerford Practice Pound Piece, Maiden Newton DT2 0DB tel:01308 861800
6.13 Barton House Med Practice Barton House DT8 3EQ tel:01308 861938
6.32 Malthouse Meadows Surgery Malthouse Meadow, Portesham DT3 4NS tel:01305 871468
6.45 Tunnel Road Surgery 24 Tunnel Road DT8 3AB

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Portway

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
3.60 Well Bridport - East Street 24 East Street DT6 3LF tel:01308 422100
3.67 Boots The Chemist 3-5 West Street DT6 3QJ tel:01308 422475
4.09 Lloydspharmacy West Allington DT6 5BN tel:01308 424350
6.21 Beaminster Pharmacy 20 Hogshill Street DT8 3AA tel:01308 862288
9.57 Rowlands Pharmacy Frederick Treves House, St. John Way DT1 2FD tel:01305 213475

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Portway

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Portway
3.56 Scrivens Opticians (bridport) 39 East Street DT6 3JX
3.60 Specsavers (bridport) 18 East Street DT6 3LF
3.67 Robert Frith One Limited (bridport) 7 West Street DT6 3QJ
10.38 Sproston & Bowden Opticians 23 High West Street DT1 1UW
10.42 Vision Express (dorchester) 9 High West Street DT1 1UJ

Nearest Libraries

Burton Bradstock Library
The Old Wesleyan Chapel, Bridport, DT64QR
Telephone: 01308 897563
Distance: 2.91 Miles
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Directions from Portway to Burton Bradstock Library
Bridport Library
South Street, Bridport, DT63NY
Telephone:
Distance: 3.63 Miles
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Directions from Portway to Bridport Library
Beaminster Library
6 Fleet Street, Beaminster, DT83EF
Telephone: 01308 862362
Distance: 6.16 Miles
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Directions from Portway to Beaminster Library
Charmouth Library
The Street, Bridport, DT66PE
Telephone: 01297 560640
Distance: 10.03 Miles
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Directions from Portway to Charmouth Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Maiden Newton Station is 5.75 miles away.

Address: Maiden Newton station, Station Road, Maiden Newton, Dorset, DT2 0AE

Maiden Newton is situated on the Heart of Wessex Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Maiden Newton Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Portway to Maiden Newton Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff01:23:30
Bath Spa01:40:30
Bradford-on-Avon01:20:30
Bristol Parkway02:20:00
Bristol Temple Meads02:02:30
Bruton00:43:00
Cam & Dursley02:40:00
Castle Cary00:38:00
Chetnole00:09:00
Dorchester West00:11:00
Filton Abbey Wood02:19:30
Freshford01:26:00
Frome00:55:00
Gloucester03:01:00
Keynsham01:50:30
Oldfield Park01:43:30
Thornford00:14:00
Trowbridge01:15:00
Upwey00:18:30
Westbury01:08:00
Weymouth00:24:00
Yate02:28:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:23:00
Yetminster00:12:00

Dorchester West Station is 10.25 miles away.

Address: Dorchester West station, Damers Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2LB

Dorchester West is situated on the Portsmouth Direct line|South Western Main Line|Heart of Wessex Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Dorchester West Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Portway to Dorchester West Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff01:35:30
Bath Spa01:53:30
Bradford-on-Avon01:32:30
Bristol Parkway02:32:00
Bristol Temple Meads02:16:00
Bruton00:56:00
Cam & Dursley02:52:00
Castle Cary00:51:00
Chetnole00:21:00
Filton Abbey Wood02:32:00
Freshford01:38:00
Frome01:09:00
Gloucester03:15:00
Keynsham02:03:30
Maiden Newton00:13:00
Oldfield Park01:56:30
Thornford00:27:00
Trowbridge01:27:00
Upwey00:08:00
Westbury01:20:00
Weymouth00:13:00
Yate02:40:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:36:00
Yetminster00:24:00

Chetnole Station is 10.39 miles away.

Address: Chetnole station, Stockbridge Road, Chetnole, Dorset, DT9 6EP

Chetnole is situated on the Heart of Wessex Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Chetnole Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Portway to Chetnole Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff01:14:30
Bath Spa01:31:30
Bradford-on-Avon01:11:30
Bristol Parkway02:11:00
Bristol Temple Meads01:53:00
Bruton00:34:30
Cam & Dursley02:31:00
Castle Cary00:29:30
Dorchester West00:25:00
Filton Abbey Wood02:10:30
Freshford01:17:00
Frome00:47:00
Gloucester02:52:00
Keynsham01:41:30
Maiden Newton00:11:00
Oldfield Park01:34:30
Thornford00:05:00
Trowbridge01:06:00
Upwey00:33:00
Westbury00:59:00
Weymouth00:38:00
Yate02:19:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:14:00
Yetminster00:03:00

Dorchester South Station is 10.49 miles away.

Address: Dorchester South station, Station Approach, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1QX

Dorchester South is situated on the Portsmouth Direct line|South Western Main Line|Heart of Wessex Line and is managed by South Western Railway.

Dorchester South Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Portway to Dorchester South Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashurst New Forest01:25:30
Basingstoke02:02:00
Bournemouth00:49:00
Branksome00:39:00
Brockenhurst01:12:00
Christchurch00:58:00
Clapham Junction02:40:00
Hamworthy00:27:00
Hinton Admiral01:03:00
Holton Heath00:23:00
London Waterloo02:46:00
Moreton (Dorset)00:06:30
New Milton01:04:30
Parkstone (Dorset)00:36:00
Pokesdown00:54:00
Poole00:32:30
Southampton Airport Parkway01:35:00
Southampton Central01:27:00
Sway01:12:00
Totton01:30:30
Upwey00:07:00
Wareham (Dorset)00:20:00
Weymouth00:11:00
Winchester01:44:00
Woking02:17:00
Wool00:12:00

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 32.44 miles away Directions from Portway to Exeter International Airport
Bournemouth International Airport is 36.99 miles away Directions from Portway to Bournemouth International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 45.38 miles away Directions from Portway to Bristol International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 54.43 miles away Directions from Portway to Cardiff International Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 13.01 miles away

Directions from Portway to Weymouth Ferry Terminal

Poole Ferry Terminal is 29.85 miles away

Directions from Portway to Poole Ferry Terminal

Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 30.19 miles away

Directions from Portway to Poole Quay Ferry Landing

Brownsea Island Ferry Landing is 31.57 miles away

Directions from Portway to Brownsea Island Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Portway is approximately 0.11 miles from the A35

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre
Visitor Centres
Distance: 9.94 (miles)
Directions from Portway to Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre
Attraction Name: Maumbury Rings
Historic Properties
Distance: 10.38 (miles)
Directions from Portway to Maumbury Rings
Attraction Name: Max Gate
Historic Properties
Distance: 11.25 (miles)
Directions from Portway to Max Gate
Attraction Name: Hardy's Cottage
Gardens
Distance: 12.46 (miles)
Directions from Portway to Hardy's Cottage
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