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Rochester postcode area
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ME
Postcode area ME
Postcode area nameRochester
Post towns 11
Postcode districts 21
Postcode sectors83
Postcodes (live)16,005
Postcodes (total)20,834
Statistics as at February 2012 [1]

The ME postcode area, also known as the Rochester postcode area, [2] is a group of twenty postcode districts in South East England, within eleven post towns. These cover north central Kent, including the Medway unitary authority and the borough of Swale, plus parts of the boroughs of Maidstone, Tonbridge and Malling, and Gravesham. The letters in the postcode are derived from the name of the Medway conurbation.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area
ME1ROCHESTER Rochester, Borstal, Burham, Wouldham Medway, Tonbridge and Malling
ME2ROCHESTER Strood, Halling, Cuxton, Frindsbury Medway
ME3ROCHESTERRural, Hoo Peninsula, Higham Medway, Gravesham
ME4CHATHAM Chatham, Brompton, Luton, St. Mary's Island Medway
ME5CHATHAM Walderslade, Blue Bell Hill, Lordswood, Luton Medway, Tonbridge and Malling & Maidstone
ME6SNODLAND Snodland Tonbridge and Malling
ME7GILLINGHAM Gillingham, Brompton, Hempstead, Bredhurst Medway, Maidstone
ME8GILLINGHAM Rainham, Parkwood, Twydall, Hempstead, Wigmore Medway
ME9SITTINGBOURNE Newington, Teynham, Iwade and Rural Swale
ME10SITTINGBOURNE Sittingbourne, Kemsley, Milton Regis Swale
ME11QUEENBOROUGH Queenborough, Rushenden Swale
ME12SHEERNESS Isle of Sheppey, Minster, Sheerness, Eastchurch Swale
ME13FAVERSHAM Faversham, Boughton under Blean, Selling and rural areaSwale
ME14MAIDSTONE Maidstone, Bearsted, Grove Green Maidstone
ME15MAIDSTONE Bearsted (Madginford), Downswood, Shepway, Senacre, Maidstone Town Centre, Loose, Mangravet, Park Wood, Tovil, East Farleigh, West Farleigh Maidstone
ME16MAIDSTONE Barming, Allington and west MaidstoneMaidstone
ME17MAIDSTONE Hollingbourne, Hucking, Harrietsham, Lenham, Boughton Monchelsea, Linton, Coxheath, Chart Sutton, East Sutton, Langley, Kingswood, Sutton Valence Maidstone
ME18MAIDSTONE Wateringbury, Mereworth, Teston, Nettlestead, West Peckham, Yalding, Laddingford Maidstone, Tonbridge and Malling
ME19WEST MALLING West Malling, Kings Hill, Leybourne, East Malling Tonbridge and Malling
ME20AYLESFORD Aylesford, Ditton, Larkfield, Eccles Tonbridge and Malling
ME99ROCHESTER Jobcentre Plus non-geographic

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    References

    1. "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. February 2012. Table 2. Retrieved 21 April 2012. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
    2. Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)