WV postcode area
Postcode district boundaries: Google
|Wolverhampton postcode area|
|Postcode area name||Wolverhampton|
|Statistics as at February 2012|
The WV postcode area, also known as the Wolverhampton postcode area, is a group of sixteen postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of four post towns. These postcode districts cover Wolverhampton, Willenhall and Bilston in the West Midlands, plus parts of south-west Staffordshire and south-east Shropshire (including Bridgnorth).
Mail for this area is sorted at the North West Midlands Mail Centre in Wolverhampton.
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
|Postcode district||Post town||Coverage||Local authority area|
|WV1||WOLVERHAMPTON||Wolverhampton City Centre, Horseley Fields, East Park||Wolverhampton|
|WV2||WOLVERHAMPTON||All Saints, Blakenhall, Parkfields||Wolverhampton|
|WV3||WOLVERHAMPTON||Finchfield, Compton, Castlecroft||Wolverhampton|
|WV4||WOLVERHAMPTON||Penn, Warstones, Merry Hill, parts of Goldthorn Park and Parkfields||Wolverhampton|
|WV6||WOLVERHAMPTON||Whitmore Reans, Perton, Pattingham, Tettenhall||Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire|
|WV8||WOLVERHAMPTON||Codsall, Pendeford, Rakegate, Bilbrook||South Staffordshire, Wolverhampton|
|WV9||WOLVERHAMPTON||Pendeford, Coven||Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire|
|WV10||WOLVERHAMPTON||Low Hill, Bushbury, Heath Town, Fordhouses, Fallings Park, Featherstone, parts of Wednesfield and Brinsford||Wolverhampton|
|WV12||WILLENHALL||Short Heath, Lodge Farm||Wolverhampton, Walsall|
|WV13||WILLENHALL||Shepwell Green, Willenhall Town||Wolverhampton, Walsall|
|WV14||BILSTON||Bradley, Bilston Town, Coseley||Wolverhampton, Dudley|
|WV15||BRIDGNORTH||Bridgnorth (Low Town)||Shropshire|
|WV16||BRIDGNORTH||Bridgnorth (High Town), Ditton Priors||Shropshire|
- "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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
- "New sectors and localities to 19 October 2012" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. 19 October 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 May 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2012.