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SS is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 51°33′47″N 0°35′53″E / 51.563°N 0.598°E / 51.563; 0.598
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns11
Postcode districts19
Postcode sectors81
Postcodes (live)11,891
Postcodes (total)17,265
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The SS postcode area, also known as the Southend-on-Sea postcode area,[2] is a group of seventeen postcode districts in England, within eleven post towns. These cover south-east Essex, including Southend-on-Sea, Basildon, Benfleet, Canvey Island, Hockley, Leigh-on-Sea, Rayleigh, Rochford, Stanford-le-Hope, Westcliff-on-Sea and Wickford.



The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
SS0 WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA Westcliff-on-Sea, Chalkwell Southend-on-Sea
SS1 WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA PO Boxes[3] non-geographic
SS1 SOUTHEND-ON-SEA Southend-on-Sea, Thorpe Bay Southend-on-Sea
SS2 SOUTHEND-ON-SEA Southend-on-Sea, Prittlewell, Southchurch, Southend Airport Southend-on-Sea, Rochford
SS3 SOUTHEND-ON-SEA Shoeburyness, Great Wakering, Little Wakering, Barling, Foulness Island Rochford, Southend-on-Sea
SS4 ROCHFORD Rochford, Ashingdon, Canewdon, Stambridge, Paglesham Rochford
SS5 HOCKLEY Hockley, Hullbridge, Hawkwell Rochford
SS6 RAYLEIGH Rayleigh Rochford, Castle Point
SS7 BENFLEET Hadleigh, South Benfleet, Thundersley Castle Point, Basildon
SS8 CANVEY ISLAND Canvey Island Castle Point
SS9 LEIGH-ON-SEA Leigh-on-Sea, Eastwood Southend-on-Sea, Rochford
SS11 WICKFORD Wickford (north and east), Shotgate, Runwell, Battlesbridge, Rawreth Basildon, Chelmsford, Rochford
SS12 WICKFORD Wickford (south and west), North Benfleet Basildon
SS13 BASILDON Pitsea Basildon
SS14 BASILDON Basildon Basildon
SS15 BASILDON Laindon Basildon
SS16 BASILDON Langdon Hills, Vange Basildon, Thurrock
SS17 STANFORD-LE-HOPE Stanford-le-Hope, Corringham, Horndon-on-the-Hill, Fobbing Thurrock, Basildon
SS22 SOUTHEND-ON-SEA International Masters Publishers[3] non-geographic
SS99 SOUTHEND-ON-SEA HM Revenue and Customs (VAT),[3] First Data[3] non-geographic


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SS postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.CM postcode areaME postcode areaRM postcode area
SS postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CM, ME and RM postcode areas.

See also



  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. May 2020. Table 2. Retrieved 19 June 2020. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
  3. ^ a b c d "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2013.