HP postcode area
Postcode district boundaries:
|Hemel Hempstead postcode area|
|Postcode area name||Hemel Hempstead|
|Statistics as at February 2012|
The HP postcode area, also known as the Hemel Hempstead postcode area, is a group of twenty-four postcode districts in England, within eleven post towns. These cover north-west Hertfordshire (including Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring) and much of central Buckinghamshire (including High Wycombe, Aylesbury, Beaconsfield, Chesham, Amersham, Chalfont St Giles, Great Missenden and Princes Risborough).
Mail for this area is sorted at the Home Counties North Mail Centre in Hemel Hempstead. The area served includes most of the borough of Dacorum in Hertfordshire and most of the Chiltern, Wycombe and Aylesbury Vale districts of Buckinghamshire, plus a small part of the South Bucks district.
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
- "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)
- "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
- "New sectors and localities to 14 December 2012" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. 20 December 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 February 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2012.