PR postcode area
Postcode district boundaries:
|Preston postcode area|
|Postcode area name||Preston|
|Statistics as at February 2012|
The PR postcode area, also known as the Preston postcode area, is a group of eleven postcode districts in North West England, which are subdivisions of four post towns. These cover the city of Preston and the towns of Leyland and Chorley in south-west Lancashire, plus the town of Southport in Merseyside.
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
The PR25 and PR26 districts were formed out of the PR5 district in January 2001; Leyland became a new post town at the same time (the area having previously been part of the Preston 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)
- "Royal Mail non-geographic postcodes" (PDF). Royal Mail. 7 March 2007. Retrieved 10 March 2008.[permanent dead link]
- "Which districts have been recoded by the Royal Mail?". Experian QAS. Retrieved 22 October 2016.