DH postcode area

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Durham
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Coordinates: 54°49′34″N1°37′08″W / 54.826°N 1.619°W / 54.826; -1.619
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
DH
Postcode area name
Durham
Post towns 5
Postcode districts 12
Postcode sectors47
Postcodes (live)8,971
Postcodes (total)11,453
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The DH postcode area, also known as the Durham postcode area, [2] is a group of twelve postcode districts in north-east England, which are subdivisions of five post towns. These districts cover northern County Durham (including Durham, Chester-le-Street, Consett and Stanley) and south-west Tyne and Wear (including Houghton-le-Spring), plus a very small part of Northumberland.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
DH1DURHAMDurham County Durham
DH2CHESTER LE STREET Chester-Le-Street (west of East Coast Main Line), Ouston, Pelton, Birtley (west of East Coast Main Line)County Durham, Gateshead
DH3CHESTER LE STREETChester-le-Street (east of East Coast Main Line), Great Lumley, Birtley (east of East Coast Main Line)County Durham, Gateshead
DH4HOUGHTON LE SPRING Houghton-le-Spring (West of A690), Penshaw, Shiney Row County Durham, Sunderland
DH5HOUGHTON LE SPRINGHoughton-le-Spring (East of A690), Hetton-le-Hole Sunderland
DH6DURHAM South Hetton, Haswell, Shotton Colliery, Ludworth, Shadforth, Sherburn, Littletown, Kelloe, Coxhoe , Bowburn, Cassop, Pittington, Thornley, Wheatly Hill County Durham
DH7DURHAM Brandon, Lanchester, Esh Winning, Burnhope, Langley Park, Sacriston, Ushaw Moor, Brancepeth County Durham
DH8CONSETT Consett, Blackhill, Bridgehill, Shotley Bridge, Leadgate, Delves LaneCounty Durham, Northumberland
DURHAM
STANLEY
DH9STANLEY Dipton, Stanley, Annfield Plain County Durham
DH97DURHAM HM Passport Office [3] non-geographic
DH98DURHAM BT [3] non-geographic
DH99DURHAM National Savings and Investments [3] non-geographic

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    DH postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby DL, NE, SR and TS postcode areas. DH postcode area map.svg
    DH postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby DL, NE, SR and TS postcode areas.

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    References

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    2. Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
    3. 1 2 3 "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 7 October 2012.