HR postcode area

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Hereford postcode area
HR is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode area HR
Postcode area name Hereford
Post towns 6
Postcode districts 9
Postcode sectors 33
Postcodes (live) 6,313
Postcodes (total) 7,611
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The HR postcode area, also known as the Hereford postcode area,[2] is a group of postcode districts around Bromyard, Hereford, Kington, Ledbury, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye in England. The HR2, HR3 and HR5 districts extend across the border into Wales.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
HR1 HEREFORD City centre Herefordshire Council
HR2 HEREFORD South of centre Herefordshire Council, Powys
HR3 HEREFORD West of centre; Hay on Wye Herefordshire Council, Powys
HR4 HEREFORD North of centre Herefordshire Council
HR5 KINGTON Herefordshire Council, Powys
HR6 LEOMINSTER Herefordshire Council
HR7 BROMYARD Herefordshire Council
HR8 LEDBURY Herefordshire Council
HR9 ROSS-ON-WYE Herefordshire Council


HR postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas. DY postcode area GL postcode area LD postcode area NP postcode area SY postcode area WR postcode area
HR postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby GL, LD, NP, SY and WR postcode areas.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. February 2012. Table 2. Retrieved 21 April 2012.  External link in |work= (help) Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.  External link in |work= (help)
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)