LA postcode area

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Lancaster postcode area
LA is located in the United Kingdom
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Postcode area LA
Postcode area name Lancaster
Post towns 17
Postcode districts 23
Postcode sectors 66
Postcodes (live) 11,816
Postcodes (total) 14,264
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The LA postcode area, also known as the Lancaster postcode area,[2] is a group of postcode districts across north Lancashire, south Cumbria and parts of North Yorkshire. It includes Ambleside, Askam-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness, Broughton-in-Furness, Carnforth, Coniston, Dalton-in-Furness, Grange-over-Sands, Kendal, Kirkby-in-Furness, Lancaster, Millom, Milnthorpe, Morecambe, Sedbergh, Ulverston and Windermere in England. Despite being named after Lancaster, Lancashire, the largest settlement within the limits of the LA postcode area is Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

Coverage[edit]

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
LA1 LANCASTER Lancaster, Aldcliffe, Bailrigg City of Lancaster
LA2 LANCASTER Lancaster, Abbeystead, Aldcliffe, Aughton, Austwick, Bailrigg, Bay Horse, Caton, Clapham, Cockerham, Dolphinholme, Ellel, Farleton, Galgate, Glasson Dock, Halton, Hest Bank, High Bentham, Hornby, Quernmore, Tatham, Wharfe City of Lancaster, Craven
LA3 MORECAMBE Morecambe, Heysham, Middleton, Overton, Sunderland Point City of Lancaster
LA4 MORECAMBE Morecambe, Torrisholme City of Lancaster
LA5 CARNFORTH Carnforth, Arnside, Silverdale, Warton, Bolton-Le-Sands City of Lancaster, South Lakeland
LA6 CARNFORTH Arkholme, Cantsfield, Casterton, Ingleton, Ireby, Kirkby Lonsdale, Masongill, Tunstall, Whittington City of Lancaster, Craven, South Lakeland
LA7 MILNTHORPE Milnthorpe, Beetham, Storth, Heversham South Lakeland, City of Lancaster
LA8 KENDAL Kendal, Sizergh, Grayrigg South Lakeland, Eden
LA9 KENDAL Kendal, Burneside, Natland, Sedgwick South Lakeland
LA10 SEDBERGH Sedbergh, Dent South Lakeland, Craven, Eden
LA11 GRANGE-OVER-SANDS Grange-over-Sands, Allithwaite, Lindale South Lakeland
LA12 ULVERSTON Ulverston, Backbarrow, Leece, Newby Bridge South Lakeland, Barrow-in-Furness
LA13 BARROW-IN-FURNESS Barrow-in-Furness Barrow-in-Furness, South Lakeland
LA14 BARROW-IN-FURNESS Barrow-in-Furness, Walney Island Barrow-in-Furness
LA14 DALTON-IN-FURNESS non-geographic[3]
LA15 DALTON-IN-FURNESS Dalton-in-Furness Barrow-in-Furness
LA16 ASKAM-IN-FURNESS Askam-in-Furness Barrow-in-Furness
LA17 KIRKBY-IN-FURNESS Kirkby-in-Furness South Lakeland
LA18 MILLOM Millom Copeland
LA19 MILLOM Millom, Waberthwaite, Bootle Copeland
LA20 BROUGHTON-IN-FURNESS Broughton-in-Furness South Lakeland, Copeland
LA21 CONISTON Coniston South Lakeland
LA22 AMBLESIDE Ambleside, Hawkshead, Near Sawrey South Lakeland
LA23 WINDERMERE Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Troutbeck South Lakeland

Map[edit]

LA postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas. BB postcode area BD postcode area CA postcode area DL postcode area DL postcode area FY postcode area PR postcode area
LA postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BB, BD, CA, DL, FY and PR postcode areas.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. February 2012. Table 2. Retrieved 21 April 2012.  Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
  3. ^ "New sectors and localities to 16 November 2012" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. 19 November 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2012.