Postcode district boundaries:
Newcastle upon Tyne
|Postcode area name|
Newcastle upon Tyne
|Statistics as at May 2020|
The NE postcode area, also known as the Newcastle upon Tyne postcode area,is a group of 61 postcode districts in north-east England covering 34 post towns. These cover most of Tyne and Wear (including Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, North Shields, South Shields, Wallsend, Whitley Bay, Hebburn, Jarrow, Washington, Blaydon-on-Tyne, East Boldon, Boldon Colliery, Rowlands Gill and Ryton) and Northumberland (including Blyth, Morpeth, Hexham, Alnwick, Cramlington, Bedlington, Ashington, Prudhoe, Bamburgh, Riding Mill, Choppington, Corbridge, Seahouses, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Stocksfield, Haltwhistle, Wylam, Chathill, Belford and Wooler), plus a very small part of northern County Durham.
The original NE postal district was created as part of the London postal district in 1858, covering north east London. It was abolished, along with the S postal district covering south London, in 1866..
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
|Postcode district||Post town||Coverage||Local authority area(s)|
|NE1||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||City Centre, Newcastle Quayside||City of Newcastle upon Tyne|
|NE2||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||City Centre, Jesmond, Sandyford, Spital Tongues, Shieldfield||City of Newcastle upon Tyne|
|NE3||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Gosforth, Fawdon, Kingston Park, Kenton, Great Park||City of Newcastle upon Tyne|
|NE4||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||City Centre, Arthurs Hill, Elswick, Wingrove, Benwell, Fenham||City of Newcastle upon Tyne|
|NE5||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Blakelaw, Cowgate, Denton, Westerhope||City of Newcastle upon Tyne|
|NE6||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Heaton, Byker, Walker, Walkergate||City of Newcastle upon Tyne|
|NE7||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Heaton, Gosforth, Benton||City of Newcastle upon Tyne|
|NE8||GATESHEAD||Gateshead Quayside, Gateshead Town, Bensham||Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead|
|NE9||GATESHEAD||Low Fell, Springwell,Wreckenton,Beacon lough||Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, City of Sunderland|
|NE10||GATESHEAD||Felling, Whitehills Estate, Leam Lane, Pelaw, Bill Quay||Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead|
|NE11||GATESHEAD||Dunston, Kibblesworth, Team Valley, MetroCentre||Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead|
|NE12||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Longbenton, Killingworth, Benton||City of Newcastle upon Tyne, Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside|
|NE13||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Newcastle International Airport, Wideopen, Great Park, Dinnington, Woolsington, Hazlerigg||City of Newcastle upon Tyne|
|NE15||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Lemington, Throckley, Newburn, Fenham, Benwell, Scotswood||City of Newcastle upon Tyne|
|NE16||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Whickham, Sunniside, Burnopfield||City of Newcastle upon Tyne, Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, County Durham|
|NE17||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Chopwell, Western Chopwell Wood||Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead|
|NE18||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Stamfordham, Dalton||Northumberland|
|NE19||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Byrness, Otterburn||Northumberland|
|NE20||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Ponteland||Northumberland|
|NE21||BLAYDON-ON-TYNE||Blaydon, Winlaton||Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead|
|NE22||BEDLINGTON||Bedlington, Hartford Bridge||Northumberland|
|NE24||BLYTH||Blyth, Newsham, Cowpen, Cambois||Northumberland|
|NE25||WHITLEY BAY||Monkseaton, Earsdon, New Hartley, Holywell, Seaton Delaval||Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside, Northumberland|
|NE26||WHITLEY BAY||Whitley Bay, Seaton Sluice||Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside, Northumberland|
|NE27||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Shiremoor, West Allotment, Backworth, Holystone, Murton Village||Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside|
|NE28||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE; WALLSEND||Walker, Battle Hill, Willington, Wallsend, North Tyne Tunnel||City of Newcastle upon Tyne, Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside|
|NE29||NORTH SHIELDS||North Shields, Royal Quays, Billy Mill, New York||North Tyneside|
|NE30||NORTH SHIELDS||Marden, Tynemouth, Cullercoats||Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside|
|NE31||HEBBURN||Hebburn||Metropolitan Borough of South Tyneside|
|NE32||JARROW||Jarrow, Fellgate, South Tyne Tunnel||Metropolitan Borough of South Tyneside|
|NE33||SOUTH SHIELDS||Town Centre, Deans, High Shields||Metropolitan Borough of South Tyneside|
|NE34||SOUTH SHIELDS||Harton, Horsley Hill, Marsden, Simonside, Brockley Whins||Metropolitan Borough of South Tyneside|
|NE35||BOLDON COLLIERY||Boldon Colliery||Metropolitan Borough of South Tyneside|
|NE36||EAST BOLDON||East Boldon, West Boldon||Metropolitan Borough of South Tyneside|
|NE37||WASHINGTON||Usworth, Sulgrave, Albany||City of Sunderland|
|NE38||WASHINGTON||Town Centre, Oxclose, Fatfield, Harraton||City of Sunderland|
|NE39||ROWLANDS GILL||Rowlands Gill, High Spen, Hamsterley Mill, Eastern Chopwell Wood||Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, County Durham|
|NE40||RYTON||Ryton, Crawcrook, Greenside||Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead|
|NE41||WYLAM||Wylam||Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, Northumberland|
|NE44||RIDING MILL||Riding Mill, Broomhaugh||Northumberland|
|NE61||MORPETH||Morpeth, Tranwell, Clifton, Hepscott, Mitford||Northumberland|
|NE62||CHOPPINGTON||Scotland Gate, Guidepost, Stakeford, West Sleekburn, Bomarsund||Northumberland|
|NE82||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||BT Group||non-geographic|
|NE83||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||BT Group||non-geographic|
|NE85||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Spark Response Ltd||non-geographic|
|NE88||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||HM Revenue and Customs (Child Benefit Centre)||non-geographic|
|NE92||GATESHEAD||Department for Work and Pensions (Earlsway)||non-geographic|
|NE98||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Department for Work and Pensions (Central Office)||non-geographic|
|NE99||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE||Locked boxes (Head Post Office)||non-geographic|
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The DN postcode area, also known as the Doncaster postcode area, is a group of 32 postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of 13 post towns. These cover eastern South Yorkshire, north Lincolnshire, small parts of Nottinghamshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire, and a very small part of North Yorkshire.
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The S postcode area, also known as the Sheffield postcode area, is a group of postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of eight post towns. These cover most of South Yorkshire, parts of north Derbyshire and north-west Nottinghamshire, plus a small part of West Yorkshire.
The NW postcode area, also known as the London NW postcode area, is a group of 13 postcode districts covering around 13,895 live postcodes within part of northwest London, England. It is the successor of the NW sector, originally created as part of the London postal district in 1856.
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The RG postcode area, also known as the Reading postcode area, is a group of thirty postcode districts in England, within twelve post towns. These cover west and central Berkshire and north Hampshire, plus a small part of south-east Oxfordshire and very small parts of Buckinghamshire and Wiltshire.
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The DH postcode area, also known as the Durham postcode area, is a group of eight postcode districts in north-east England, which are subdivisions of five post towns. These districts cover northern County Durham and south-west Tyne and Wear, plus a very small part of Northumberland.
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