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SY postcode area

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SY is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 52°39′54″N 3°03′11″W / 52.665°N 3.053°W / 52.665; -3.053
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns32
Postcode districts26
Postcode sectors86
Postcodes (live)14,402
Postcodes (total)17,187
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The SY postcode area, also known as the Shrewsbury postcode area,[2] is a group of 25 postcode districts in the West Midlands and Mid Wales, with small areas in North West England and North Wales. Together the districts cover most of Shropshire, north Powys, north Ceredigion, and part of south Cheshire. In addition, the SY7 and SY8 districts cover a small part of north Herefordshire, and the SY14 and SY20 districts also contain very small parts of Gwynedd and Wrexham County Borough respectively. The postcode area contains 32 post towns.

Post towns[edit]


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
SY1 SHREWSBURY Shrewsbury (north and town centre) Shropshire
SY2 SHREWSBURY Shrewsbury (east) Shropshire
SY3 SHREWSBURY Shrewsbury (south and west), Bayston Hill Shropshire
SY4 SHREWSBURY Baschurch, Bomere Heath, Nesscliffe, Shawbury, Wem Shropshire
SY5 SHREWSBURY Atcham, Cressage, Criggion, Condover, Minsterley, Pontesbury, Ratlinghope, Westbury, Wroxeter Shropshire, Powys
SY6 CHURCH STRETTON Church Stretton, Cardington Shropshire
SY7 BUCKNELL Bucknell, Lingen, Munslow, Tugford Shropshire, Herefordshire
CRAVEN ARMS Craven Arms, Clun Valley, Diddlebury, Leintwardine, Munslow, Tugford
LYDBURY NORTH Lydbury North Shropshire
SY8 LUDLOW Ludlow, Brimfield, Clee Hill, Culmington, Leinthall Starkes, Richard's Castle, Stoke St. Milborough Shropshire, Herefordshire
SY9 BISHOPS CASTLE Bishop's Castle, Wentnor Shropshire
SY10 OSWESTRY Oswestry (outskirts), Gobowen, Llansilin, Llangedwyn, Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Pen-y-bont-fawr, Llanwddyn Shropshire, Powys
SY11 OSWESTRY Oswestry (most of), St Martin's, West Felton Shropshire
SY12 ELLESMERE Ellesmere, Dudleston Heath (Criftins), Welshampton, Lyneal, Colemere, Cockshutt, English Frankton, Tetchill, Hordley, Bagley Shropshire
SY13 WHITCHURCH Whitchurch, Whixall Shropshire
SY14 MALPAS Malpas, Tilston, No Man's Heath, Bickley, Hampton, Shocklach, Bulkeley, Bickerton, Cuddington Heath, Cholmondeley, Threapwood, Barton, Duckington Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire East, Wrexham
SY15 MONTGOMERY Montgomery, Abermule, Chirbury, Church Stoke Powys, Shropshire
SY16 NEWTOWN Newtown, Tregynon, Bettws Cedewain Powys
SY17 CAERSWS Caersws, Trefeglwys, Carno, Llanwnnog, Pontdolgoch, Clatter Powys
SY18 LLANIDLOES Llanidloes, Llangurig, Van, Tylwch Powys
SY19 LLANBRYNMAIR Llanbrynmair, Llan, Bont Dolgadfan, Dolfach, Talerddig, Staylittle, Pennant, Dylife Powys
SY20 MACHYNLLETH Machynlleth, Corris Powys, Gwynedd
SY21 WELSHPOOL Welshpool, Marton, Stockton Powys, Shropshire
SY22 LLANFECHAIN Llanfechain Powys
LLANSANTFFRAID Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain
SY23 ABERYSTWYTH Aberystwyth, Llanbadarn Fawr, Penparcau Ceredigion, Powys
SY24 BORTH Borth Ceredigion
BOW STREET Bow Street, Pen-y-garn, Rhydypennau, Llandre
SY25 YSTRAD MEURIG Ystrad Meurig Ceredigion, Powys
SY99 SHREWSBURY Jobcentre Plus non-geographic


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SY postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.CH postcode areaCW postcode areaDY postcode areaHR postcode areaLD postcode areaLL postcode areaSA postcode areaTF postcode areaWR postcode areaWR postcode areaWV postcode area
SY postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CH, CW, DY, HR, LD, LL, SA, TF, WR and WV postcode areas.

See also[edit]


  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)

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