User:Richardguk/PR postcode area

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Coordinates: 53°43′01″N 2°51′54″W / 53.717°N 2.865°W / 53.717; -2.865

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Preston postcode area
PR is located in the United Kingdom
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Postcode area PR
Postcode area name Preston
Post towns 4
Postcode districts 13
Postcode sectors 83
Postcodes (live) 12,740
Postcodes (total) 18,862
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The PR postcode area, also known as the Preston postcode area[2], is a group of postal districts around Chorley, Leyland, Preston and Southport in England.

Coverage[edit]

The approximate coverage of the postal districts:

Postal district Post town Coverage Local authority
PR0 PRESTON Non-geographic postcode - Express Gifts, PR1[3] Preston City
PR1 PRESTON City Centre, Avenham, Broadgate, Deepdale, Fishwick, St. Matthew's, Penwortham. Preston City/South Ribble Borough
PR2 PRESTON Ashton On Ribble, Brookfield, Cadley, Fulwood, Grimsargh, Haighton, Ingol, Larches, Lea, Ribbleton, Riversway, Sharoe Green, Tanterton. Preston City
PR3 PRESTON Barnacre-with-Bonds, Barton, Bilsborrow, Bonds, Bowgreave, Broughton, Calder Vale, Chipping, Garstang, Goosnargh, Great Eccleston, Little Eccleston, Longridge, Myerscough, Oakenclough, Pilling, Ribchester, St Michael's On Wyre, Scorton, Whittingham. Fylde Borough/Preston City/Ribble Valley Borough/Wyre Borough
PR4 PRESTON Becconsall, Catforth, Clifton, Cottam, Eaves, Elswick, Freckleton, Hesketh Bank, Hutton, Inskip, Kirkham, Longton, Much Hoole, New Longton, Newton, Tarleton, Thistleton, Walmer Bridge, Warton, Wesham, Woodplumpton, Wrea Green. Fylde Borough/Preston City/South Ribble Borough/West Lancashire District
PR5 PRESTON Bamber Bridge, Coupe Green, Gregson Lane, Higher Walton, Hoghton, Lostock Hall, Riley Green, Samlesbury, Walton-le-Dale, Walton Park, Walton Summit South Ribble Borough/Chorley Borough
PR6 CHORLEY Abbey Village, Adlington, Anderton, Anglezarke, Astley Village, Brindle, Brinscall, Clayton-le-Woods, Cuerden, Heapey, Heath Charnock, Wheelton, White Coppice, Whittle-le-Woods, Withnell Chorley Borough
PR7 CHORLEY Adlington, Charnock Richard, Coppull, Eccleston, Euxton, Heath Charnock, Heskin. Chorley Borough
PR8 SOUTHPORT Ainsdale, Birkdale, Blowick. Sefton Metropolitan Borough
PR9 SOUTHPORT Banks, Churchtown, Crossens, Marshside. Sefton Metropolitan Borough/West Lancashire District
PR11 PRESTON Non-geographic postcode - Great Universal Stores/Department for Work and Pensions, PR1[3] Preston City
PR25 LEYLAND Leyland, Clayton-le-Woods, Farington. South Ribble Borough/Chorley Borough
PR26 LEYLAND Leyland, Bretherton, Croston, Farington Moss, Moss Side, Ulnes Walton. South Ribble Borough/Chorley Borough

Adjacent areas[edit]

Clockwise from the east, the adjacent postcode areas are: BB (Blackburn), BL (Bolton), WN (Wigan), L (Liverpool), FY (Blackpool), LA (Lancaster).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
  3. ^ a b "Royal Mail non-geographic postcodes" (PDF). Royal Mail. 2007-03-07. Retrieved 2008-03-10.