ME postcode area

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The ME postcode area, also known as the Medway postcode area,[1] is a group of twenty postcode districts around Medway in Kent, England, which is where the letters in the postcode are derived from. The area is divided into eleven post towns and extends into the districts of Tonbridge and Malling, Swale, Gravesham and Maidstone, as well as the Unitary authority of Medway.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
ME1 ROCHESTER Rochester, Burham, Wouldham Medway
ME2 ROCHESTER Strood, Halling, Cuxton, Frindsbury Medway
ME3 ROCHESTER Rural, Hoo St Werburgh Medway, Gravesham
ME4 CHATHAM Chatham Medway
ME5 CHATHAM Walderslade, Blue Bell Hill, Lordswood Luton Medway (and smaller areas within Maidstone & Tonbridge and Malling)
ME6 SNODLAND, WEST MALLING Snodland, West Malling Tonbridge and Malling
ME7 GILLINGHAM Gillingham, Rainham, Hempstead Medway
ME8 GILLINGHAM Rainham, Twydall Medway
ME9 SITTINGBOURNE Sittingbourne, Teynham, Iwade and Rural Swale
ME10 SITTINGBOURNE Kemsley, Milton Regis Swale
ME11 QUEENBOROUGH Queenborough, Rushenden Swale
ME12 SHEERNESS Isle of Sheppey, Minster, Sheerness, Eastchurch Swale
ME13 FAVERSHAM Faversham, Boughton under Blean, Selling and rural area Swale
ME14 MAIDSTONE Maidstone, Bearsted, Grove Green Maidstone
ME15 MAIDSTONE Bearsted (Madginford), Downswood, Shepway, Senacre, Maidstone Town Centre, Loose, Mangravet, Park Wood, Tovil, East Farleigh, West Farleigh Maidstone
ME16 MAIDSTONE Barming, Allington and west Maidstone Maidstone
ME17 MAIDSTONE Hollingbourne, Hucking, Harrietsham, Lenham, Boughton Monchelsea, Linton, Coxheath, Chart Sutton, East Sutton, Langley, Kingswood, Sutton Valence Maidstone
ME18 MAIDSTONE Wateringbury, Mereworth, Teston, Nettlestead, West Peckham, Yalding, Laddingford Maidstone, Tonbridge and Malling
ME19 WEST MALLING West Malling, Leybourne Tonbridge and Malling
ME20 AYLESFORD Aylesford, Ditton Tonbridge and Malling


ME postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas. CT postcode area CT postcode area DA postcode area RM postcode area SS postcode area TN postcode area
ME postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CT, DA, RM, SS and TN postcode areas.

See also[edit]


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