WF postcode area

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Wakefield
WF is located in the United Kingdom
WF
WF
Coordinates: 53°41′06″N 1°29′49″W / 53.685°N 1.497°W / 53.685; -1.497
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
WF
Postcode area name
Wakefield
Post towns11
Postcode districts18
Postcode sectors75
Postcodes (live)14,415
Postcodes (total)18,237
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The WF postcode area, also known as the Wakefield postcode area,[2] is a group of 17 postcode districts in north-east England, which are subdivisions of eleven post towns. These cover much of southern and eastern West Yorkshire (including Wakefield, Pontefract, Dewsbury, Batley, Castleford, Heckmondwike, Knottingley, Liversedge, Mirfield, Normanton and Ossett), plus small parts of South and North Yorkshire.

Coverage[edit]

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
WF1 WAKEFIELD Agbrigg, Belle Vue, Eastmoor, Kirkthorpe, Newton Hill, Outwood, Wakefield City Centre Wakefield
WF2 WAKEFIELD Alverthorpe, Carr Gate, Flanshaw, Hall Green, Kirkhamgate, Kettlethorpe, Lupset, Newmillerdam, Portobello, Sandal, Thornes, Walton (Wakefield), Wrenthorpe, Woolgreaves, Peacock, Pledwick Wakefield
WF3 WAKEFIELD Bottom Boat, Carlton, East Ardsley, Lofthouse, Lofthouse Gate, Robin Hood, Stanley, Thorpe, Tingley, West Ardsley Leeds, Wakefield
WF4 WAKEFIELD Crigglestone, Crofton, Durkar, Flockton, Havercroft, Horbury, Middlestown. Netherton, New Crofton, Notton, Ryhill, West Bretton, Wintersett, Woolley Wakefield, Kirklees
WF5 OSSETT Gawthorpe, Healey, Ossett (very small area around Wakefield Road falls in the Kirklees district) Wakefield, Kirklees
WF6 NORMANTON Altofts, Normanton Wakefield
WF7 PONTEFRACT Ackworth Moor Top, Ackton, Featherstone, Purston Jaglin, Streethouse Wakefield
WF8 PONTEFRACT Darrington, Kirk Smeaton, Little Smeaton, Pontefract (Monkhill), Thorpe Audlin Wakefield, Selby, Doncaster
WF9 PONTEFRACT Badsworth, Fitzwilliam, Hemsworth, Kinsley, South Elmsall, South Kirkby, Upton, Wentbridge Wakefield, Doncaster
WF10 CASTLEFORD Airedale, Allerton Bywater, Castleford, Glasshoughton, Ledston, New Fryston Wakefield, Leeds
WF11 KNOTTINGLEY Brotherton, Byram, Cridling Stubbs, Fairburn, Kellingley, Knottingley Wakefield, Selby
WF12 DEWSBURY Briestfield, Chickenley, Dewsbury, Savile Town, Shaw Cross, Thornhill, Thornhill Lees, Whitley Lower Kirklees, Wakefield
WF13 DEWSBURY Dewsbury Moor, Ravensthorpe, Staincliffe Kirklees
WF14 MIRFIELD Battyeford, Hopton, Mirfield Kirklees
WF15 LIVERSEDGE Hartshead, Hightown, Roberttown, Liversedge Kirklees
WF16 HECKMONDWIKE Heckmondwike Kirklees
WF17 BATLEY Birstall, Batley, Hanging Heaton, Soothill, Staincliffe Kirklees
WF90 WAKEFIELD Redcats non-geographic[3]

Map[edit]

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WF postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.BD postcode areaDN postcode areaHD postcode areaLS postcode areaS postcode areaYO 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. 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. ^ "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012.

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