SK postcode area

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Stockport postcode area
SK is located in the United Kingdom
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Postcode area SK
Postcode area name Stockport
Post towns 11
Postcode districts 19
Postcode sectors 113
Postcodes (live) 16,309
Postcodes (total) 23,893
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The SK postcode area, also known as the Stockport postcode area,[2] is a group of postcode districts covering the post towns of Alderley Edge, Buxton, Cheadle, Dukinfield, Glossop, High Peak, Hyde, Macclesfield, Stalybridge, Stockport and Wilmslow in England.

The majority of the area lies in the Stockport and Cheshire East districts.

Coverage[edit]

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
SK1 STOCKPORT Stockport Stockport
SK2 STOCKPORT Stockport Stockport
SK3 STOCKPORT Stockport, Davenport, Edgeley, Adswood, Bridgehall Stockport
SK4 STOCKPORT Stockport, Four Heatons Stockport
SK5 STOCKPORT Stockport, Brinnington, Reddish Stockport
SK6 STOCKPORT Bredbury, Romiley, Woodley, Marple, Marple Bridge high lane Stockport
SK7 STOCKPORT Bramhall, Hazel Grove, Woodford Stockport
SK8 CHEADLE Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme, Gatley, Heald Green Stockport
SK9 ALDERLEY EDGE Alderley Edge Cheshire East
SK9 WILMSLOW Wilmslow, Handforth, Styal Cheshire East
SK10 MACCLESFIELD Macclesfield, Bollington, Pott Shrigley, Prestbury, Rainow Cheshire East
SK11 MACCLESFIELD Macclesfield, Sutton Cheshire East
SK12 STOCKPORT Disley, Poynton Cheshire East
SK13 GLOSSOP Glossop, Hadfield High Peak
SK14 HYDE Hyde, Broadbottom, Gee Cross, Hollingworth, Mottram in Longdendale Tameside
SK15 STALYBRIDGE Stalybridge, Carrbrook, Heyrod, Matley, Millbrook Tameside
SK16 DUKINFIELD Dukinfield Tameside
SK17 BUXTON Buxton, Tideswell, Hartington, Longnor, Chelmorton Derbyshire Dales, High Peak, Staffordshire Moorlands
SK22 HIGH PEAK Birch Vale, Hayfield, Little Hayfield, New Mills, Rowarth High Peak
SK23 HIGH PEAK Buxworth, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Chinley, Combs, Furness Vale, Kettleshulme, Whaley Bridge Cheshire East, High Peak

The HIGH PEAK post town (SK22 and SK23 districts) was created in 1996 from part of the STOCKPORT post town (SK12 district).[3]

Map[edit]

SK postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas. BL postcode area CW postcode area DE postcode area HD postcode area M postcode area OL postcode area S postcode area ST postcode area WA postcode area
SK postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CW, DE, HD, M, OL, S, ST and WA 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. ^ Royal Mail, Postcode Update 23, July 1996