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, Healey, Ossett (very small area around Wakefield Road falls in the Kirkless district)||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.