WF postcode area

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Wakefield postcode area
WF is located in the United Kingdom
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Postcode area WF
Postcode area name Wakefield
Post towns 11
Postcode districts 18
Postcode sectors 75
Postcodes (live) 13,990
Postcodes (total) 17,332
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The WF postcode area, also known as the Wakefield postcode area,[2] is a group of seventeen postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of eleven post towns. These postcode districts cover much of southern and eastern West Yorkshire, including Wakefield, Pontefract, Dewsbury, Batley, Castleford, Heckmondwike, Knottingley, Liversedge, Mirfield, Normanton and Ossett, plus a very small part of North Yorkshire.

Coverage[edit]

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
WF1 WAKEFIELD Alverthorpe, Eastmoor, Kirkthorpe, Outwood, Wakefield City Centre Wakefield
WF2 WAKEFIELD Kirkhamgate, Kettlethorpe, Lupset, Portobello, Newmillerdam, Sandal, Thornes, Walton (Wakefield) Wakefield
WF3 WAKEFIELD East Ardsley, Lofthouse, Lofthouse Gate, Robin Hood, Stanley, Tingley, West Ardsley Leeds, Wakefield
WF4 WAKEFIELD Crigglestone, Crofton, Durkar, Flockton, Havercroft, Horbury, Netherton, New Crofton, Ryhill, West Bretton, Woolley Wakefield, Kirklees
WF5 OSSETT Gawthorpe, Ossett Wakefield, Kirklees
WF6 NORMANTON Altofts, Normanton Wakefield
WF7 PONTEFRACT Ackworth Moor Top, Featherstone, Purston Jaglin, Streethouse Wakefield
WF8 PONTEFRACT Darrington, Kirk Smeaton, Pontefract (Monkhill), Thorpe Audlin Wakefield, Selby, Doncaster
WF9 PONTEFRACT Badsworth, Fitzwilliam, Hemsworth, Kinsley, South Elmsall, South Kirkby, Upton Wakefield, Doncaster
WF10 CASTLEFORD Airedale, Allerton Bywater, Castleford, Glasshoughton Wakefield, Leeds
WF11 KNOTTINGLEY Brotherton, Byram, Criddling Stubbs, Kellingley, Knottingley Wakefield, Selby
WF12 DEWSBURY Chickenley, Dewsbury, Savile Town, Shaw Cross, Thornhill, Thornhill Lees Kirklees, Wakefield
WF13 DEWSBURY Dewsbury Moor, Ravensthorpe, Staincliffe Kirklees
WF14 MIRFIELD Hopton, Mirfield Kirklees
WF15 LIVERSEDGE Roberttown, Liversedge Kirklees
WF16 HECKMONDWIKE Heckmondwike Kirklees
WF17 BATLEY Birstall, Batley, Staincliffe Kirklees
WF90 WAKEFIELD Redcats non-geographic[3]

Map[edit]

WF postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas. BD postcode area DN postcode area HD postcode area LS postcode area S postcode area YO postcode area
WF postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BD, DN, HD, LS, S and YO postcode areas.

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. ^ "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012.