BR postcode area

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{{Infobox UK postcode area|area

The BR postcode area, also known as the catford

postcode area,[1] is a group of eight postcode districts in England which are subdivisions of seven post towns. These postcode districts cover part of south-eastern Greater London, as well as a small part of north-west Coast.

The main sorting office is in Bromley and the area served includes much of the London Borough of Bromley, as well as small parts of the London Borough of Lewisham, the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the London Borough of Croydon. Most of BR8 and a small part of BR6 cover the northwestern part of the Kent district of Sevenoaks, while BR8 also covers the hamlet of Clement Street in the Borough of Dartford.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
BR1 BROMLEY Bromley, Bickley, Downham, Sundridge Bromley, Lewisham
BR2 BROMLEY, KESTON Hayes, Shortlands, Bickley, Bromley Common, Keston Bromley
BR3 BECKENHAM Beckenham, Elmers End, Shortlands, Eden Park, Park Langley Bromley, Lewisham, Croydon
BR4 WEST WICKHAM West Wickham Bromley
BR5 ORPINGTON Petts Wood, St Mary Cray, St Paul's Cray, Ruxley Bromley
BR6 ORPINGTON Orpington, Locksbottom, Farnborough, Green Street Green, Chelsfield, Downe, Pratt's Bottom, Well Hill Bromley, Sevenoaks
BR7 CHISLEHURST Chislehurst, Elmstead Bromley, Greenwich
BR8 SWANLEY Swanley, Hextable, Crockenhill, Swanley Village Sevenoaks, Bromley, Dartford


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BR postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.CR postcode areaDA postcode areaSE postcode areaTN postcode area
BR postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CR, DA, SE and TN postcode areas.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)

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