LD postcode area

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Llandrindod Wells
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Coordinates: 52°07′48″N3°20′24″W / 52.130°N 3.340°W / 52.130; -3.340
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
LD
Postcode area name
Llandrindod Wells
Post towns 8
Postcode districts 8
Postcode sectors16
Postcodes (live)2,203
Postcodes (total)2,649
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The LD postcode area, also known as the Llandrindod Wells postcode area, [2] is a group of eight postcode districts in Wales. These postcode districts cover much of south Powys, including Llandrindod Wells, Brecon, Builth Wells, Presteigne, Knighton, Rhayader, Llanwrtyd Wells and Llangammarch Wells. The LD6 district also covers one isolated farmhouse in Ceredigion. The LD7 and LD8 districts extend across the border into England, covering very small parts of Shropshire and Herefordshire.

Contents

The LD area covers a sparsely populated area and contains fewer postcodes than any other area on the British mainland, except for the KW area in the north-east of Scotland. [3]

Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
LD1LLANDRINDOD WELLS Llandrindod Wells, Crossgates, Newbridge-on-Wye Powys
LD2BUILTH WELLS Builth Wells, Llanafan Fawr, Erwood Powys
LD3BRECON Brecon, Talgarth Powys
LD4LLANGAMMARCH WELLS Llangammarch Wells, Garth, Cefn GorwyddPowys
LD5LLANWRTYD WELLS Llanwrtyd Wells, Beulah, Abergwesyn Powys
LD6RHAYADER Rhayader, St Harmon, Pant-Y-DwrPowys, Ceredigion
LD7KNIGHTON Knighton, Knucklas, Llangunllo, Llanfair Waterdine Powys, Shropshire
LD8PRESTEIGNE Presteigne, New Radnor, Norton, Stapleton Powys, Herefordshire

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    LD postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CF, HR, NP, SA and SY postcode areas.

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    References

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