LE postcode area

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Leicester
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LE
Coordinates: 52°38′35″N1°08′02″W / 52.643°N 1.134°W / 52.643; -1.134
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
LE
Postcode area name
Leicester
Post towns 12
Postcode districts 28
Postcode sectors152
Postcodes (live)22,458
Postcodes (total)34,512
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The LE postcode area, also known as the Leicester postcode area, [2] is a group of 21 postcode districts in central England, within 12 post towns. These cover most of Leicestershire (including Leicester, Loughborough, Hinckley, Melton Mowbray, Coalville, Market Harborough, Ashby de la Zouch, Lutterworth, Wigston, Markfield and Ibstock) and Rutland (including Oakham), plus small parts of south Nottinghamshire and north Northamptonshire, and very small parts of Derbyshire and Warwickshire.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
LE1LEICESTER Leicester Leicester
LE2LEICESTER Oadby, Knighton, Highfields, Aylestone, Glen Parva, Stoughton, Little Stretton Leicester, Oadby and Wigston, Harborough, Blaby
LE3LEICESTER Braunstone, Glenfield, New Parks, Groby Road (A50), Leicester Forest East, Westcotes Leicester, Blaby
LE4LEICESTER Beaumont Leys, Belgrave, Birstall, Thurmaston Leicester, Charnwood
LE5LEICESTER Hamilton, Thurnby Lodge, Evington Leicester
LE6LEICESTER Ratby, Groby, Newtown Linford Hinckley and Bosworth, Charnwood
LE7LEICESTER Scraptoft, Anstey, Billesdon, Gaddesby, Hungarton, Rearsby, Tilton on the Hill, Tugby, Cropston, Thurcaston, Rothley, Barkby, Syston, Wanlip Charnwood, Harborough, Melton
LE8LEICESTER Blaby, Great Glen, Fleckney, Kibworth, Peatling Magna, Countesthorpe, Whetstone
LE9LEICESTER Kirby Muxloe, Stoney Stanton, Cosby, Huncote, Croft, Desford, Newbold Verdon, Kirkby Mallory, Earl Shilton, Barwell, Sapcote, Sutton in the Elms, Broughton Astley, Thurlaston, Potters Marston
LE10HINCKLEY Hinckley, Burbage, Wolvey, Sharnford, Aston Flamville, Copston Magna Hinckley and Bosworth, Blaby, Rugby
LE11LOUGHBOROUGH Loughborough, Nanpantan Charnwood
LE12LOUGHBOROUGH East Leake, West Leake, Sutton Bonington, Long Whatton, Mountsorrel, Shepshed, Belton, Quorn, Barrow Upon Soar, Sileby, Wymeswold Charnwood, North West Leicestershire, Rushcliffe
LE13MELTON MOWBRAY Melton Mowbray Melton
LE14MELTON MOWBRAY Ashby Folville, Brooksby, Harby, Hickling, Hoby, Ragdale, Rotherby, Scalford, Somerby, Stonesby, Waltham on the Wolds, Wymondham Melton, Rushcliffe
LE15OAKHAM Oakham, Cold Overton, Empingham, Knossington, Langham, Manton, Owston and Newbold, Thistleton, Uppingham, Whissendine Rutland, Melton, Harborough
LE16MARKET HARBOROUGH Market Harborough, Arthingworth, Braybrooke, Caldecott, Clipston, East Carlton, East Farndon, East Langton, Great Oxendon, Hallaton, Marston Trussell, Medbourne, Rockingham, Sibbertoft, Stoke Albany Harborough, West Northamptonshire, North Northamptonshire, Rutland
LE17LUTTERWORTH Lutterworth, Leire, Swinford, Bitteswell, Ullesthorpe, Theddingworth, Gilmorton, Catthorpe, Claybrooke Magna, Wibtoft Harborough, Rugby
LE18WIGSTON Wigston, South Wigston, Kilby Oadby and Wigston, Blaby
LE19LEICESTER Narborough, Enderby, Littlethorpe Blaby
LE21LEICESTERnon-geographic
LE41LEICESTERLarge user (otherwise in LE4)non-geographic
LE55LEICESTERnon-geographic
LE65ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Boundary, Calke, Smisby, Willesley, Worthington North West Leicestershire, South Derbyshire
LE67COALVILLE Coalville North West Leicestershire
IBSTOCK Ibstock North West Leicestershire
MARKFIELD Markfield Hinckley and Bosworth
LE87LEICESTERnon-geographic
LE94LEICESTERnon-geographic
LE95LEICESTERnon-geographic

The LE19 district was formed in 2002 from parts of the LE3 and LE9 districts. [3]

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    LE postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CV, DE, NG, NN and PE postcode areas.

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    References

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    2. Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
    3. "Royal Mail Update 34". Beacon Dodsworth. Retrieved 22 October 2016.