GL postcode area

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Gloucester
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Coordinates: 51°49′59″N2°10′52″W / 51.833°N 2.181°W / 51.833; -2.181
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
GL
Postcode area name
Gloucester
Post towns 28
Postcode districts 27
Postcode sectors117
Postcodes (live)21,027
Postcodes (total)28,597
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The GL postcode area, also known as the Gloucester postcode area, [2] is a group of 26 postcode districts covering 28 post towns: Badminton, Berkeley, Blakeney, Cheltenham, Chipping Campden, Cinderford, Cirencester, Coleford, Drybrook, Dursley, Dymock, Fairford, Gloucester, Lechlade, Longhope, Lydbrook, Lydney, Mitcheldean, Moreton-in-Marsh, Newent, Newnham, Ruardean, Stonehouse, Stroud, Tetbury, Tewkesbury, Westbury-on-Severn and Wotton-under-Edge. The main series has a hiatus after GL20, resuming at GL50 for Cheltenham and areas immediately around and to its east, ceasing with GL56.

Contents

GL16 extends across the Welsh border and GL17 has the most alternative post towns in England: covering an upper part of the Forest of Dean studded with isolated large villages, five are recognised as post towns within one postcode district.

Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
GL1 GLOUCESTER The Docks, Central Gloucester Gloucester
GL2GLOUCESTER Arlingham, Cambridge, Churcham, Churchdown, Down Hatherley, Elmore, Framilode, Frampton on Severn, Hardwicke, Hempsted, Highnam, Kingsway, Longford, Longlevens, Longney, Maisemore, Minsterworth, Moreton Valence, Norton, Over, Podsmead, Priors Norton, Quedgeley, Rudford, Sandhurst, Saul, Slimbridge, Tibberton, Twigworth, Walham, Waterwells Business Park, Whitminster Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud, Tewkesbury
GL3GLOUCESTER Barnwood, Brockworth, Churchdown, Coopers Hill, Gloucester Business Park, Great Witcombe, Hucclecote, Innsworth, Little Witcombe, WitcombeGloucester, Stroud, Tewkesbury
GL4GLOUCESTER Abbeydale, Abbeymead, Barnwood, Birdlip, Brimpsfield, Brookthorpe, Cranham, Harescombe, Matson, Tuffley, Upton St Leonards, Whaddon Cotswold, Gloucester, Stroud
GL5 STROUD Amberley, Bourne, Bowbridge, Brimscombe, Burleigh, Butterrow Hill, Cainscross, Cashes Green, Dudbridge, Dunkirk Mills, Ebley, Gaineys Well, Inchbrook, Kingscourt, Lightpill, Little London, Middle Leazes, North Woodchester, Paganhill, Randwick, Rodborough, Rodborough Common, Rodborough, Selsley, Selsley East, Selsley Hill, Selsley West, South Woodchester, Thrupp, Uplands, Wallbridge, Walls Quarry, Woodchester Stroud
GL6STROUD Aston Down, Bell Pitch, Bird in Hand, Bisley, Bournes Green, Box, Brownshill, Bussage, Chalford, Chalford Hill, Eastcombe, Edge, Edgeworth, Elcombe, Far Oakridge, Far Westrip, Forest Green, Frampton Mansell, France Lynch, Horsley, Lower Kitesnest, Lypiatt, Middle Lypiatt, Middle Spring, Minchinhampton, Miserden, Nailsworth, Oakridge, Oakridge Lynch, Old Neighbouring, Painswick, Painswick Beacon, Pitchcombe, Randwick, Ruscombe, Sheepscombe, Slad, Stancombe, The Camp, Upper Kitesnest, Westrip, Whiteshill, Whiteway Cotswold, Stroud
GL7 CIRENCESTER Ampney Crucis, Ampney Knowle, Ampney St Mary, Ampney St Peter, Bagendon, Barnsley, Baunton, Bibury, Calmsden, Cerney Wick, Coates, Coln St. Aldwyns, Daglingworth, Bisley-with-Lypiatt, Down Ampney, Driffield, Duntisbourne Abbotts, Duntisbourne Leer, Duntisbourne Rouse, Eastleach, Ewen, Harnhill, Hatherop, Honeycombe Leaze, Kemble, Kemble Wick, Love Lane Industrial Estate, Lower Norcote, Marsden, Meysey Hampton, Middle Duntisbourne, Norcote, North Cerney, North Cerney Downs, Perrotts Brook, Poole Keynes, Poulton, Preston, Quenington, Rapsgate, Ready Token, Rendcomb, Rodmarton, Sapperton, Shorncote, Siddington, Somerford Keynes, South Cerney, Stratton, Tarlton, Tunley, Upper Up, Whiteway, Winson, Winstone, Woodmancote Cotswold, Stroud, Wiltshire
FAIRFORD Dudgrove, Dunfield, Kempsford, Totterdown, WhelfordCotswold
LECHLADE Broadwell, Claydon, Claydon Pike, Downington, Filkins, Fyfield, Kelmscott, Kencot, Langford, Little Faringdon, Little London, Southrop, Thornhill, Warrens CrossCotswold, Vale of White Horse, West Oxfordshire
GL8 TETBURY Ashley, Avening, Babdown, Bagpath, Beverston, Calcot, Chavenage, Cherington, Culkerton, Doughton, Estcourt, Ilsom, Kingscote, Knockdown, Lasborough, Leighterton, Little Larkhill, Long Furlong, Long Newnton, Newington, Shipton Moyne, Trull, Tetbury Upton, Upton, Westonbirt, WillesleyCotswold, Stroud, Wiltshire
GL9 BADMINTON Acton Turville, Didmarton, Dunkirk, Hawkesbury, Hawkesbury Common, Hawkesbury Upton, Inglestone Common, Little Badminton, Petty France, Tormarton Cotswold, South Gloucestershire, Stroud, Wiltshire
GL10 STONEHOUSE Bridgend, Colethrop, Eastington, Frocester, Haresfield, Kings Stanley, Leonard Stanley, Lower Mills, Nastend, Newtown, Nupend, Nympsfield, Oldends, Oxlynch, Ryeford, Standish, Standish Park, Stanley Downton, Stroudwater Business Park, WestendStroud
GL11 DURSLEY Ashmead Green, Bull Pitch, Cam, Coaley, Norman Hill, North Nibley, Owlpen, Sandpits, Stancombe, Stinchcombe, Tilsdown, Uley, Upper Wick, Wick, Woodfield, Woodmancote Stroud
GL11WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE non-geographic [3] [4]
GL12 WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE Alderley, Bagstone, Bibstone, Bournstream, Bowcott, Bradley Green, Buckover, Charfield, Coombe, Cromhall, Cutts Heath, Damery, Falfield, Hall End, Heathend, Hillesley, Howley, Huntingford, Kingswood, Leyhill, Michaelwood, Milbury Heath, Old Town, Ozleworth, Southend, Swinhay, Synwell, Tabernacle Pitch, Tortworth, Tresham, Tytherington, Whitfield, Wickwar, Woodend, WortleyCotswold, South Gloucestershire, Stroud
GL13 BERKELEY Abwell, Alkington, Berkeley Heath, Berrycroft, Bevington, Blackhall, Breadstone, Clapton, Hainses, Halmore, Ham, Ham Green, Hamfields, Hill, Hinton, Hystfield, Lower Stone, Mobley New Brookend, Newport, Newtown, Old Brookend, Pitbrook, Purton, Rockhampton, Sharpness, Stone, Wanswell, Woodford South Gloucestershire, Stroud
GL14 CINDERFORD Buckshaft, Denecroft, Forest Vale Industrial Estate, Hawkwell Green, Littledean, Lower Soudley, Ruspidge, Soudley, Trafalgar, Upper Soudley, WhimseyForest of Dean
NEWNHAM Awre, Blaize Bailey, Broadoak, Bullo Pill, Elton, Flaxley, Pope's Hill, Ruddle
WESTBURY-ON-SEVERN Adsett, Bollow, Chaxhill, Grange Court, Ley, Northwood Green, Rodley, Walmore Common, Wintles Hill
GL15 LYDNEY Allastone, Alvington, Aylburton, Bream, Hewelsfield, Lower Meend, Lower Yorkley, Netherend, Oldcroft, Parkend, Pillowell, St. Briavels, Viney Hill, Viney Woodside, Whitecroft, Woolaston, Yorkley, Yorkley Slade Forest of Dean
BLAKENEY Blakeney Hill, Bradley Hill, Etloe, Upper Etloe
GL16 COLEFORD Bakers Hill, Berry Hill, Broadwell, Cannop, Christchurch, Clearwell, Coalway, Edge End, Ellwood, English Bicknor, Five Acres, Gorsty Knoll, Hillersland, Joyford, Joyford Hill, Little Drybrook, Lower Berry Hill, Lower Milkwall, Mile End, Milkwall, Mushet Industrial Park, Newland, Ready Penny, Shortstanding, Sling, Speech House, Staunton, Symonds Yat Rock, Tufthorn Forest of Dean, Monmouthshire
GL17 LYDBROOK Central Lydbrook, Joys Green, Lower Lydbrook, Upper Lydbrook, Worrall Hill Forest of Dean
RUARDEAN Ruardean Woodside, The Pludds
DRYBROOK Brierley, Harrow Hill, Ruardean Hill
MITCHELDEAN Lower Shapridge, Plump Hill, Wigpool
LONGHOPE Blaisdon, Little London, May Hill
GL18 NEWENT Castle Tump, Cliffords Mesne, Four Oaks, Great Boulsdon, Highleadon, Hillend Green, Kilcot, Lower Boulsdon, Malswick, Oxenhall, Pool Hill, Upleadon Forest of Dean
DYMOCK Broomsgreen, Greenway, Hallwood Green, Kempley, Ketford, Knights Green, Leddington, Ryton, Tillers Green
GL19GLOUCESTER Apperley, Ashleworth, Birdwood, Chaceley, Coombe Hill, Corse, Corse Lawn, Deerhurst, Deerhurst Walton, Eldersfield, Forthampton, Hartpury, Hasfield, Huntley, Lower Apperley, Pendock, Redmarley, Staunton, Taynton, The Leigh, Tibberton, Tirley, Walton HillForest of Dean, Gloucester, Malvern Hills, Tewkesbury
GL20 TEWKESBURY Alderton, Alstone, Alstone Fields, Ashchurch, Aston Cross, Aston-on-Carrant, Back of Avon, Beckford, Bredon, Bredons Hardwick, Bredons Norton, Bushley, Claydon, Conderton, Fiddington, Grafton, Great Washbourne, Homedowns, Kemerton, Kinsham, Little Washbourne, Longdon, Natton Northway, Overbury, Pamington, Ripple, Shuthonger, Teddington, Tewkesbury Business Park, Tredington, Twyning, Uckinghall, Walton Cardiff, WestmancoteMalvern Hills, Tewkesbury, Wychavon
GL50 CHELTENHAM Prestbury Cheltenham, Tewkesbury
GL51CHELTENHAM Badgeworth, Bamfurlong, Bentham, Boddington, Cheltenham Trade Park, Elmstone Hardwicke, Gloucestershire Airport, Hayden, Kingsditch Trading Estate, Knightsbridge, Leckhampton, Little Shurdington, Shurdington, St. Marks, Staverton, Staverton Technology Park, Swindon Village, The Reddings, Uckington, Up Hatherley Cheltenham, Tewkesbury
GL52CHELTENHAM Battledown, Bishops Cleeve, Charlton Kings, Cleeve Hill, Gotherington, Oxenton, Prestbury, Southam, Stoke Orchard, Woodmancote, Woodmancote ParkCheltenham, Tewkesbury
GL53CHELTENHAM Caudle Green, Charlton Kings, Coberley, Coberley Village, Colesbourne, Cowley, Elkstone, Leckhampton, Leckhampton Hill, Seven Springs, Syde, Ullenwood, Upper CoberleyCheltenham, Cotswold, Tewkesbury
GL54CHELTENHAM Aldsworth, Andoversford, Bourton-on-the-Water, Brockhampton, Calcot, Charlton Abbotts, Charlton Kings, Chedworth, Clapton, Cold Aston, Coln Rogers, Coln St. Dennis, Compton Abdale, Condicote, Cutsdean, Didbrook, Eastington, Farmington, Fossebridge, Great Rissington, Greet, Gretton, Guiting Power, Hailes, Hampnett, Hawling, Hazleton, Icomb, Little Rissington, Lower Chedworth, Lower Coscombe, Lower Dowdeswell, Lower Slaughter, Lower Swell, Maugersbury, Middle Chedworth, Naunton, Northleach, Notgrove, Old Hinchwick, Salperton, Sevenhampton, Sherborne, Shipton Oliffe, Stanley Pontlarge, Stanway, Stow on the Wold, Temple Guiting, Toddington, Turkdean, Upper Dowdeswell, Upper Rissington, Upper Slaughter, Upper Swell, Whittington, Winchcombe, Withington, Wood Stanway, Wyck Rissington, Yanworth Cheltenham, Cotswold, Tewkesbury
GL55 CHIPPING CAMPDEN Aston Sub Edge, Broad Campden, Burnt Norton, Charingworth, Ebrington, Hidcote Bartrim, Hidcote Boyce, Mickleton, Paxford, Weston-Sub Edge Cotswold, Stratford-on-Avon
GL56 MORETON-IN-MARSH Adlestrop, Aston Magna, Barton-on-the-Heath, Batsford, Blockley, Bourton on the Hill, Broadwell, Chastleton, Daylesford, Donnington, Dorn, Draycott, Evenlode, Little Compton, Longborough, Lower Lemington, Oddington, Old Town, Sezincote, Snowshill Hill, Springhill Stretton on Fosse, Todenham, Upper Oddington Cotswold, Stratford-on-Avon, Tewkesbury, West Oxfordshire

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    GL postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BS, CV, HR, NP, OX, SN and WR postcode areas.

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