WF postcode area
|Wakefield postcode area|
|Postcode area name||Wakefield|
|Statistics as at February 2012|
The WF postcode area, also known as the Wakefield postcode area, 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.
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
|Postcode district||Post town||Coverage||Local authority area|
|WF1||WAKEFIELD||Eastmoor, Kirkthorpe, Newton Hill, Outwood, Wakefield City Centre||Wakefield|
|WF2||WAKEFIELD||Alverthorpe, Carr Gate, Flanshaw, Hall Green, Kirkhamgate, Kettlethorpe, Lupset, Portobello, Newmillerdam, Sandal, Thornes, Walton (Wakefield), Wrenthorpe, Woolgreaves, Peacock, Pledwick||Wakefield|
|WF3||WAKEFIELD||Carlton, East Ardsley, Lofthouse, Lofthouse Gate, Robin Hood, Stanley, Thorpe, 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|
|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, Cridling Stubbs, Fairburn, Kellingley, Knottingley||Wakefield, Selby|
|WF12||DEWSBURY||Chickenley, Dewsbury, Savile Town, Shaw Cross, Thornhill, Thornhill Lees||Kirklees, Wakefield|
|WF13||DEWSBURY||Dewsbury Moor, Ravensthorpe||Kirklees|
|WF17||BATLEY||Birstall, Batley, Staincliffe||Kirklees|
- "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)
- "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012.