NE postcode area

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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NE
Coordinates: 55°02′28″N1°39′04″W / 55.041°N 1.651°W / 55.041; -1.651
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
NE
Postcode area name
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post towns 34
Postcode districts 67
Postcode sectors230
Postcodes (live)33,157
Postcodes (total)45,070
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The NE postcode area, also known as the Newcastle upon Tyne postcode area, [2] [3] [4] 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.

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History

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.. [5]

Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
NE1NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE City Centre, Newcastle Quayside City of Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2NEWCASTLE UPON TYNECity Centre, Jesmond, Sandyford, Spital Tongues, Shieldfield City of Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Gosforth, Fawdon, Kingston Park, Kenton, Great Park City of Newcastle upon Tyne
NE4NEWCASTLE UPON TYNECity Centre, Arthurs Hill, Elswick, Wingrove, Benwell, Fenham City of Newcastle upon Tyne
NE5NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Blakelaw, Cowgate, Denton, Westerhope City of Newcastle upon Tyne
NE6NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Heaton, Byker, Walker, Walkergate City of Newcastle upon Tyne
NE7NEWCASTLE UPON TYNEHeaton, Gosforth, Benton City of Newcastle upon Tyne
NE8GATESHEADGateshead Quayside, Gateshead Town, Bensham Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead
NE9GATESHEADLow Fell, Springwell,Wreckenton,Beacon loughMetropolitan Borough of Gateshead, City of Sunderland
NE10GATESHEAD Felling, Whitehills Estate, Leam Lane, Pelaw, Bill Quay Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead
NE11GATESHEAD Dunston, Kibblesworth, Team Valley, MetroCentre Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead
NE12NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Longbenton, Killingworth, BentonCity of Newcastle upon Tyne, Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside
NE13NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Newcastle International Airport, Wideopen, Great Park, Dinnington, Woolsington, Hazlerigg City of Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Lemington, Throckley, Newburn, Fenham, Benwell, Scotswood City of Newcastle upon Tyne
NE16NEWCASTLE UPON TYNEWhickham, Sunniside, Burnopfield City of Newcastle upon Tyne, Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, County Durham
NE17NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Chopwell, Western Chopwell WoodMetropolitan Borough of Gateshead
NE18NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Stamfordham, DaltonNorthumberland
NE19NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Byrness, OtterburnNorthumberland
NE20NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Ponteland Northumberland
NE21BLAYDON-ON-TYNE Blaydon, WinlatonMetropolitan Borough of Gateshead
NE22BEDLINGTONBedlington, Hartford BridgeNorthumberland
NE23CRAMLINGTON Cramlington, Seghill Northumberland
NE24BLYTH Blyth, Newsham, Cowpen, Cambois Northumberland
NE25WHITLEY BAY Monkseaton, Earsdon, New Hartley, Holywell, Seaton Delaval Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside, Northumberland
NE26WHITLEY BAY Whitley Bay, Seaton Sluice Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside, Northumberland
NE27NEWCASTLE UPON TYNEShiremoor, West Allotment, Backworth, Holystone, Murton VillageMetropolitan Borough of North Tyneside
NE28NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE; WALLSENDWalker, Battle Hill, Willington, Wallsend, North Tyne TunnelCity of Newcastle upon Tyne, Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside
NE29NORTH SHIELDS North Shields, Royal Quays, Billy Mill, New York North Tyneside
NE30NORTH SHIELDSMarden, Tynemouth, Cullercoats Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside
NE31HEBBURN Hebburn Metropolitan Borough of South Tyneside
NE32JARROW Jarrow, Fellgate, South Tyne TunnelMetropolitan Borough of South Tyneside
NE33SOUTH SHIELDSTown Centre, Deans, High ShieldsMetropolitan Borough of South Tyneside
NE34SOUTH SHIELDSHarton, Horsley Hill, Marsden, Simonside, Brockley Whins Metropolitan Borough of South Tyneside
NE35BOLDON COLLIERY Boldon Colliery Metropolitan Borough of South Tyneside
NE36EAST BOLDON East Boldon, West BoldonMetropolitan Borough of South Tyneside
NE37WASHINGTONUsworth, Sulgrave, AlbanyCity of Sunderland
NE38WASHINGTONTown Centre, Oxclose, Fatfield, Harraton City of Sunderland
NE39ROWLANDS GILL Rowlands Gill, High Spen, Hamsterley Mill, Eastern Chopwell WoodMetropolitan Borough of Gateshead, County Durham
NE40RYTON Ryton, Crawcrook, GreensideMetropolitan Borough of Gateshead
NE41WYLAM Wylam Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, Northumberland
NE42PRUDHOE Prudhoe Northumberland
NE43STOCKSFIELD Stocksfield Northumberland
NE44RIDING MILL Riding Mill, BroomhaughNorthumberland
NE45CORBRIDGE Corbridge Northumberland
NE46HEXHAM Hexham Northumberland
NE47HEXHAMAcomb, Hexhamshire Northumberland
NE48HEXHAMFalstone, Kielder Northumberland
NE49HALTWHISTLE Haltwhistle Northumberland
NE61MORPETH Morpeth, Tranwell, Clifton, Hepscott, MitfordNorthumberland
NE62CHOPPINGTONScotland Gate, Guidepost, Stakeford, West Sleekburn, Bomarsund Northumberland
NE63ASHINGTON Ashington Northumberland
NE64NEWBIGGIN-BY-THE-SEA Newbiggin-by-the-Sea Northumberland
NE65MORPETH River Coquet Northumberland
NE66ALNWICK Alnwick, ShilbottleNorthumberland
NE67CHATHILL Chathill, BeadnellNorthumberland
NE68SEAHOUSES Seahouses Northumberland
NE69BAMBURGH Bamburgh Northumberland
NE70BELFORD Belford Northumberland
NE71WOOLER Wooler Northumberland
NE82NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BT Group [6] non-geographic
NE83NEWCASTLE UPON TYNEBT Group [6] non-geographic
NE85NEWCASTLE UPON TYNESpark Response Ltd [6] non-geographic
NE88NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE HM Revenue and Customs (Child Benefit Centre) [6] non-geographic
NE92GATESHEAD Department for Work and Pensions (Earlsway) [6] non-geographic
NE98NEWCASTLE UPON TYNEDepartment for Work and Pensions (Central Office) [6] non-geographic
NE99NEWCASTLE UPON TYNELocked boxes (Head Post Office) [6] non-geographic

Map

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NE postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CA, DH, DL, SR and TD postcode areas. NE postcode area map.svg
NE postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CA, DH, DL, SR and TD postcode areas.
Detailed map of postcode districts and post towns in and around Newcastle upon Tyne NE postcode area inset map.svg
Detailed map of postcode districts and post towns in and around Newcastle upon Tyne

See also

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References

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