GU postcode area

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GU
Coordinates: 51°13′19″N0°43′05″W / 51.222°N 0.718°W / 51.222; -0.718
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
GU
Postcode area name
Guildford
Post towns 24
Postcode districts 40
Postcode sectors144
Postcodes (live)22,119
Postcodes (total)35,570
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The GU postcode area, also known as the Guildford postcode area, [2] is a group of 38 postcode districts in South East England, within 24 post towns. These cover west Surrey (including Guildford, Woking, Godalming, Cranleigh, Farnham, Camberley, Lightwater, Bagshot, Windlesham, Virginia Water, Hindhead and Haslemere), north-east Hampshire (including Aldershot, Farnborough, Fleet, Yateley, Petersfield, Alton, Bordon, Liphook and Liss), northwestern West Sussex (including Petworth and Midhurst) and a small part of south-east Berkshire (including Sandhurst).

Contents

Mail for this area is sorted at the Jubilee Mail Centre in Hounslow.

Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
GU1GUILDFORD Guildford Town Centre, Slyfield, Merrow, Burpham Guildford
GU2GUILDFORDGuildford Park, Onslow Village, Park Barn, University of Surrey Guildford
GU3GUILDFORD Normandy, Puttenham, Worplesdon, Christmas Pie, Flexford Guildford
GU4GUILDFORD Burpham, Chilworth, Jacobs Well, Shalford Guildford
GU5GUILDFORD Albury, Bramley, Shere Guildford, Waverley
GU6CRANLEIGH Cranleigh, Ewhurst, Alfold Waverley
GU7GODALMING Farncombe, Godalming Waverley
GU8GODALMING Chiddingfold, Dunsfold, Elstead, Hascombe, Milford, Thursley, Witley Waverley
GU9FARNHAM Farnham, Badshot Lea, Hale, Heath End Waverley
GU10FARNHAM Bentley, Frensham, Churt, Crondall, Tongham, Ewshot, Seale, Tilford, Wrecclesham Waverley, East Hampshire, Guildford, Hart
GU11ALDERSHOT Aldershot Rushmoor
GU12ALDERSHOT Aldershot, Ash, Ash Green, Ash Vale Rushmoor, Guildford
GU14FARNBOROUGH Farnborough, Cove, North Camp, Southwood Rushmoor
GU15CAMBERLEY Camberley, Old Dean, RMAS Surrey Heath, Bracknell Forest
GU16CAMBERLEY Frimley, Frimley Green, Deepcut, Mytchett Surrey Heath
GU17CAMBERLEY Blackwater, Hawley, Minley, Darby Green, Frogmore, Blackbushe Hart
GU18LIGHTWATER Lightwater Surrey Heath
GU19BAGSHOT Bagshot Surrey Heath
GU20WINDLESHAM Windlesham Surrey Heath
GU21WOKING Woking (north), Knaphill, St. John's, Horsell, Goldsworth Park Woking
GU22WOKINGWoking (south), Pyrford, Hook Heath, Mayford, Old Woking Woking
GU23WOKING Send, Ripley, Ockham, Wisley Guildford
GU24WOKING Bisley, Pirbright, Chobham, Knaphill, Brookwood, West End Woking, Surrey Heath, Guildford
GU25VIRGINIA WATER Virginia Water, Wentworth Runnymede
GU26HINDHEAD Hindhead, Bramshott Chase, Grayshott Waverley, East Hampshire
GU27HINDHEAD non-geographic [3]
GU27HASLEMERE Haslemere, Fernhurst, Shottermill, Grayswood Waverley, Chichester
GU28PETWORTH Petworth, Graffham, Northchapel, Byworth, Lodsworth Chichester
GU29MIDHURST Midhurst, Cocking, Easebourne Chichester
GU30LIPHOOK Liphook, Bramshott, Conford, Linch, Milland, Passfield East Hampshire, Chichester
GU31PETERSFIELD Petersfield (east), Buriton, East Harting, South Harting, Elsted, Rogate East Hampshire, Chichester
GU32PETERSFIELDPetersfield (west and town centre), East Meon, West Meon, Sheet, Steep East Hampshire, Winchester
GU33LISS Liss, Greatham, Selborne, Rake East Hampshire, Chichester
GU34ALTON Alton, Beech, Bentworth, Medstead, Four Marks, Golden Pot, Lasham East Hampshire
GU35BORDON Bordon, Headley, Headley Down, Lindford, Oakhanger, Kingsley, Arford, Whitehill East Hampshire
GU46YATELEY Yateley Hart
GU47SANDHURST Sandhurst, College Town, Owlsmoor, Little Sandhurst Bracknell Forest
GU51FLEET Fleet, Elvetham Heath Hart
GU52FLEET Church Crookham, Crookham Village Hart
GU95CAMBERLEY British Gas non-geographic

The original GU13 district for Fleet was recoded to GU51 and GU52 in 2001. [4]

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