OL postcode area
Postcode district boundaries:
|Oldham postcode area|
|Postcode area name||Oldham|
|Statistics as at February 2012|
The OL postcode area, also known as the Oldham postcode area, is a group of sixteen postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of seven post towns. These cover eastern Greater Manchester (including Oldham, Ashton-under-Lyne, Heywood, Rochdale and Littleborough), plus small parts of Lancashire (including Bacup) and West Yorkshire (including Todmorden).
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts are:
|Postcode district||Post town||Coverage||Local authority area|
|OL1||OLDHAM||Chadderton, Higginshaw, Oldham||Oldham|
|OL2||OLDHAM||Heyside, Royton, Shaw||Oldham|
|OL3||OLDHAM||Delph, Denshaw, Diggle, Dobcross, Greenfield, Uppermill||Oldham|
|OL4||OLDHAM||Austerlands, Grasscroft, Grotton, Lees, Lydgate, Oldham, Scouthead, Springhead, Waterhead||Oldham|
|OL5||ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE||Mossley, Mossley Cross||Tameside|
|OL9||OLDHAM||Chadderton, Oldham, Westwood, Freehold||Oldham|
|OL11||ROCHDALE||Ashworth, Balderstone, Castleton, Norden, Rochdale||Rochdale|
|OL12||ROCHDALE||Buckley, Facit, Great Howarth, Healy, Hurstead, Rochdale, Shawforth, Wardle, Whitworth||Rochdale, Rossendale|
|OL13||BACUP||Bacup, Britannia, Stacksteads||Rossendale|
|OL14||TODMORDEN||Cornholme, Todmorden, Eastwood, Walsden||Calderdale|
|OL15||LITTLEBOROUGH||Littleborough, Shore, Smithybridge, Summit||Rochdale|
|OL16||ROCHDALE||Burnedge, Firgrove, Hurstead, Milnrow, Rochdale, Smallbridge, Thornham||Rochdale|
- "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.