FY postcode area
Postcode district boundaries:
|Blackpool postcode area|
|Postcode area name||Blackpool|
|Statistics as at February 2012|
The FY postcode area, also known as the Blackpool postcode area is a group of 8 geographical postcode districts for post towns Blackpool, Thornton-Cleveleys, Lytham St Annes, Poulton-le-Fylde and Fleetwood in England. It has one non-geographic postcode district, FY0, the post town of which is Blackpool.
"FY" refers to the Fylde, which includes the area and beyond.
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
|Postcode district||Post town||Coverage||Local authority area|
|FY1||BLACKPOOL||Blackpool Town Centre, North Shore||Blackpool|
|FY3||BLACKPOOL||Grange Park, Layton, Marton, Staining, Stanley Park||Blackpool, Fylde, Wyre|
|FY4||BLACKPOOL||Marton, South Shore, Squires Gate, Starr Gate||Blackpool, Fylde|
|FY5||THORNTON-CLEVELEYS||Anchorsholme, Little Bispham, Thornton-Cleveleys||Blackpool, Wyre|
|FY6||POULTON-LE-FYLDE||Carleton, Poulton-le-Fylde, Hambleton, Knott End-on-Sea, Preesall, Singleton, Stalmine||Blackpool, Wyre, Fylde|
|FY8||LYTHAM ST. ANNES||Lytham St. Annes, Moss Side||Fylde|
Some regions of the FY5 postcode area such as Little Bispham and Anchorsholme are generally considered to be suburbs of Blackpool due to being in that town's unitary authority area, despite having the Thornton-Cleveleys post town.
- "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.
- Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)