BH postcode area

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Bournemouth
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Coordinates: 50°45′00″N1°53′31″W / 50.750°N 1.892°W / 50.750; -1.892
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
BH
Postcode area name
Bournemouth
Post towns 11
Postcode districts 26
Postcode sectors103
Postcodes (live)15,163
Postcodes (total)22,188
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The BH postcode area, also known as the Bournemouth postcode area, [2] is a group of 26 postcode districts in southern England, within eleven post towns. These cover east Dorset (including Bournemouth, Poole, Broadstone, Christchurch, Ferndown, Swanage, Verwood, Wareham and Wimborne) and part of south-west Hampshire (including New Milton and Ringwood).

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
BH1BOURNEMOUTH Bournemouth Town Centre, East Cliff, Springbourne, Boscombe town centre Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH2BOURNEMOUTH Bournemouth Town Centre, West Cliff Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH3BOURNEMOUTH Talbot Woods, Winton southBournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH4BOURNEMOUTH Westbourne, Branksome Woods Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH5BOURNEMOUTH Boscombe, Pokesdown Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH6BOURNEMOUTH Southbourne, Tuckton, Wick Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH7BOURNEMOUTH Littledown, Iford Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH8BOURNEMOUTH Bournemouth railway station, Malmesbury Park, Richmond Park, Queens Park, Charminster, Strouden Park, Townsend, Holdenhurst, Throop Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH9BOURNEMOUTH Winton, Moordown, Throop, Muscliff Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH10BOURNEMOUTH Kinson, East Howe, Northbourne, Redhill, Ensbury Park, Slades Farm, Talbot Village, Wallisdown Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH11BOURNEMOUTH Kinson, Bear Cross, West Howe, Wallisdown, Bearwood Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH12POOLE Branksome, Alderney, Upper Parkstone, Newtown, Bournemouth University Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH13POOLE Canford Cliffs, Sandbanks, Branksome Park, Brownsea Island Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole; Dorset
BH14POOLE Lower Parkstone, Lilliput, Penn Hill Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH15POOLE Poole Town Centre, Hamworthy, Longfleet, Oakdale, Poole Harbour minor islandsBournemouth, Christchurch and Poole; Dorset
BH16POOLE Upton, Turlin Moor, Lytchett Minster, Lytchett Matravers, Holton Heath Dorset; Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH17POOLE Canford Heath, Creekmoor Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH18BROADSTONE Broadstone Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH19SWANAGE Swanage, Studland, Langton Matravers, Worth Matravers Dorset
BH20WAREHAM Wareham, Arne, Corfe Castle, West Lulworth, Wool, Bovington Camp, Bere Regis Dorset
BH21WIMBORNE Wimborne, Corfe Mullen, Sturminster Marshall, Cranborne, Merley, Oakley, Three Legged Cross, Knowlton Dorset; Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
BH22FERNDOWN Ferndown, West Moors, West Parley Dorset
BH23CHRISTCHURCH Christchurch, Highcliffe, Burton, Sopley, Bransgore, Hurn, Bournemouth Airport Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole; New Forest
BH24RINGWOOD Ringwood, St Leonards, Ashley Heath, Burley, HolmsleyNew Forest; Dorset
BH25NEW MILTON New Milton, Barton on Sea, Bashley, Wootton, Ossemsley New Forest
BH31VERWOOD Verwood Dorset

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    BH postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby DT, SO and SP postcode areas.

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    References

    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)