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Dorchester home features

The following charts compare home (both flats and houses) features in Dorchester postcode area to the home features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Dorchester, inner charts show share for England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2016. Data is available for more than 50% of all domestic properties. In case of multiple certificate for one property, only the latest available certificate data was used in the charts.

Dorchester homes by number of rooms

Room count is number of habitable rooms. Habitable rooms include any living room, sitting room, dining room, bedroom, study and similar; and also a non-separated conservatory and a kitchen/diner having a discrete seating area. Excluded from the room count are any room used solely as a kitchen, utility room, bathroom, cloakroom, en-suite accommodation and similar, any hallway, stairs or landing, and any room not having a window.

Dorchester homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsDorchesterEngland & Wales
10.9%1.7%
211.2%12.6%
320.2%21.1%
422.4%22.4%
521.2%22.9%
6+24.0%19.2%

Dorchester homes by floor area size

The gross floor area - the total of all enclosed spaces measured to the internal face of the external walls

Dorchester homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeDorchesterEngland & Wales
29m² or less1.0%1.4%
30-49m²11.3%12.5%
50-69m²20.4%23.7%
70-89m²25.3%28.4%
90-109m²15.2%14.7%
110-149m²15.2%11.8%
150m²+11.6%7.5%

Dorchester homes by rental type

Dorchester homes by rental type
Rental typeDorchesterEngland & Wales
social rental10.0%14.2%
private rental14.9%16.6%
non-rental75.0%69.2%

Dorchester homes by number of fireplaces

The number of open fireplaces in the property. Air can pass between the inside of the property and the outside.

Dorchester homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesDorchesterEngland & Wales
082.0%88.8%
114.8%9.1%
22.5%1.7%
3+0.6%0.4%

Dorchester homes by main heating fuel

The type of fuel used to power the central heating. Bio is one of biomass, B30D, B30K, bioethanol, biogas, rapeseed. Coal also includes anthracite. Dual is dual fuel with mineral or wood. Wood can be pellets, chips or logs.

Dorchester homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeDorchesterEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.5%0.5%
dual0.5%0.2%
elect16.6%11.8%
gas69.0%82.6%
LPG1.3%0.7%
no heat0.4%0.3%
oil11.2%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.4%0.1%

Dorchester homes by windows glazing

The type of glazing. From British Fenestration Rating Council or manufacturer declaration.

Dorchester homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingDorchesterEngland & Wales
sigle6.9%6.6%
double/secondary86.7%86.7%
triple/multiple0.5%0.2%
high perfomance5.9%6.4%

Dorchester homes by gas meter availability

A gas meter or a gas-burning appliance is available in the dwelling. A closed-off gas pipe does not count.

Dorchester homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasDorchesterEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance63.5%76.2%
no gas meter36.5%23.8%

Dorchester homes by number of heated rooms

Dorchester homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsDorchesterEngland & Wales
12.3%2.7%
212.2%13.3%
320.5%21.4%
422.1%22.3%
520.1%22.1%
6+22.8%18.3%

Dorchester homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Dorchester homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingDorchesterEngland & Wales
solar0.6%0.3%
no solar99.4%99.7%

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Dorchester home energy certificates

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