CB postcode area

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Cambridge postcode area
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Postcode area CB
Postcode area nameCambridge
Post towns 5
Postcode districts 16
Postcode sectors83
Postcodes (live)10,269
Postcodes (total)18,154
Statistics as at February 2012 [1]

The CB postcode area, also known as the Cambridge postcode area, [2] is a group of sixteen postcode districts in the east of England, within five post towns. These cover much of south and east Cambridgeshire (including Cambridge and Ely), plus parts of west Suffolk (including Newmarket and Haverhill) and north-west Essex (including Saffron Walden).

Contents

Districts CB21 to CB25 were formed in September 2006 from the parts of districts CB1 to CB5 lying outside of the city of Cambridge. [3] [4] [5]

Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area
CB1CAMBRIDGECambridge (Central, South), Teversham (parts of) Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire
CB2CAMBRIDGECambridge (West)Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire
CB3CAMBRIDGECambridge (North-West), GirtonCambridge, South Cambridgeshire
CB4CAMBRIDGECambridge (North)Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire
CB5CAMBRIDGECambridge (East)Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire
CB6ELYAldreth, Apes Hall, Chettisham, Coveney, Ely, Haddenham, Little Downham, Little Thetford, Littleport, Mepal, Pymore, Stretham, Sutton, Wardy Hill, Wentworth, Wilburton, Witcham, Witchford East Cambridgeshire
CB7ELYBarway, Brandon Bank, Brandon Creek, Broad Hill, Chippenham, Down Field, Ely, Fordham, Isleham, Prickwillow, Queen Adelaide, River Bank, Soham, Stuntney, Upware, WickenEast Cambridgeshire
CB8NEWMARKETAshley, Brinkley, Burrough End, Burrough Green, Carlton, Cheveley, Clopton Green, Cowlinge, Dalham, Denston, Ditton Green, Dullingham, Dunstall Green, Exning, Gazeley, Great Bradley, Kennett, Kentford, Kirtling, Kirtling Green, Lady's Green, Landwade, Lidgate, Moulton, Newmarket, Ousden, Saxon Street, Six Mile Bottom, Snailwell, Stetchworth, Stradishall, Thorns, Upend, Westley Waterless, Wickhambrook, Woodditton West Suffolk, East Cambridgeshire
CB9HAVERHILLBarnardiston, Great Thurlow, Great Wratting, Haverhill, Helions Bumpstead, Kedington, Little Bradley, Little Thurlow, Little Wratting, Steeple Bumpstead, Sturmer, WithersfieldWest Suffolk, Braintree
CB10SAFFRON WALDENAshdon, Church End, Great Chesterford, Great Sampford, Hempstead, Hinxton, Howlett End, Ickleton, Little Chesterford, Little Sampford, Little Walden, Radwinter, Red Oaks Hill, Saffron Walden, Sewards End, Wimbish, Wimbish Green Uttlesford, South Cambridgeshire
CB11SAFFRON WALDENArkesden, Audley End, Clavering, Debden, Debden Green, Duddenhoe End, Elmdon, Langley, Littlebury, Littlebury Green, Newport, Pond Street, Quendon, Rickling, Rickling Green, Shortgrove, Starling's Green, Strethall, Upper Green, Wendens Ambo, Wicken Bonhunt, WiddingtonUttlesford
CB21CAMBRIDGEFulbourn, Great and Little Wilbraham, West Wratting, Weston Colville, Teversham (parts of), Abington (incl. Little), Hildersham, Bartlow, Hadstock, Horseheath, Shudy Camps, West Wickham, Castle Camps, Balsham, LintonSouth Cambridgeshire, Uttlesford
CB22CAMBRIDGEBabraham, Sawston, Pampisford, Duxford, Whittlesford, Great and Little Shelford, Stapleford, Harston, Barrington, Hauxton, Newton, FoxtonSouth Cambridgeshire
CB23CAMBRIDGECambourne (Great, Lower and Upper), Barton, Comberton, Harlton, Great and Little Eversden, Bourn, Highfields Caldecote, Coton, Haslingfield, Kingston, Hardwick, Toft, Longstowe, Madingley, Dry Drayton, Papworth Everard, Lolworth, Bar Hill, Elsworth, Knapwell, Conington, Boxworth, Caxton, Papworth Saint AgnesSouth Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
CB24CAMBRIDGEImpington, Histon, Oakington, Longstanton, Willingham, Swavesey, Over, Fen Drayton, Milton, Rampton, Cottenham (parts of), NorthstoweSouth Cambridgeshire
CB25CAMBRIDGECottenham (parts of), Landbeach, Rampton, Burwell, Swaffham Bulbeck, Swaffham Prior, Stow-Cum-Quy, Bottisham, Lode, Waterbeach, Horningsea, ChitteringSouth Cambridgeshire, East Cambridgeshire

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Postcode districts of Cambridge superimposed on its electoral boundaries
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