PR postcode area

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Preston
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PR
Coordinates: 53°43′23″N2°45′22″W / 53.723°N 2.756°W / 53.723; -2.756
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
PR
Postcode area name
Preston
Post towns 4
Postcode districts 13
Postcode sectors83
Postcodes (live)13,061
Postcodes (total)19,936
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The PR postcode area, also known as the Preston postcode area, [2] is a group of eleven postcode districts in North West England, within four post towns. These cover south-west Lancashire (including Preston, Chorley and Leyland) and north Merseyside (including Southport).

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
PR0PRESTONExpress Gifts non-geographic [3]
PR1PRESTONCity Centre, Avenham, Broadgate, Deepdale, Fishwick, St. Matthew's, Penwortham City of Preston, South Ribble
PR2PRESTON Ashton On Ribble, Brookfield, Cadley, Fulwood, Grimsargh, Haighton, Ingol, Larches, Lea, Ribbleton, Riversway, Sharoe Green, Tanterton City of Preston
PR3PRESTON Barnacre-with-Bonds, Barton, Bilsborrow, Bonds, Bowgreave, Broughton, Cabus, Calder Vale, Chipping, Claughton, Forton, Garstang, Goosnargh, Great Eccleston, Inglewhite, Little Eccleston, Longridge, Myerscough, Oakenclough, Pilling, Ribchester, St Michael's On Wyre, Scorton, Whittingham, Winmarleigh Fylde, City of Preston, Ribble Valley, Wyre
PR4PRESTON Becconsall, Catforth, Clifton, Cottam, Eaves, Elswick, Freckleton, Hesketh Bank, Hutton, Inskip, Kirkham, Lea Town, Longton, Much Hoole, New Longton, Newton, Tarleton, Thistleton, Treales, Roseacre and Wharles, Walmer Bridge, Warton, Wesham, Woodplumpton, Wrea Green Fylde, City of Preston, South Ribble, West Lancashire
PR5PRESTON Bamber Bridge, Coupe Green, Cuerdale, Cuerden, Gregson Lane, Higher Walton, Hoghton, Lostock Hall, Riley Green, Samlesbury, Walton-le-Dale, Walton Park, Walton Summit South Ribble, Chorley
PR6CHORLEY Abbey Village, Adlington, Anderton, Anglezarke, Astley Village, Brindle, Brinscall, Clayton-le-Woods, Heapey, Heath Charnock, Wheelton, White Coppice, Whittle-le-Woods, Withnell Chorley
PR7CHORLEY Adlington, Buckshaw Village, Charnock Richard, Coppull, Eccleston, Euxton, Heath Charnock, Heskin Chorley
PR8SOUTHPORT Ainsdale, Birkdale, Blowick, Scarisbrick Sefton, West Lancashire
PR9SOUTHPORT Banks, Churchtown, Crossens, Marshside Sefton, West Lancashire
PR11PRESTON Great Universal Stores/Department for Work and Pensions delivering to its address in PR1 [3] non-geographic
PR25LEYLAND Leyland, Clayton-le-Woods, Cuerden, Farington South Ribble, Chorley
PR26LEYLAND Leyland, Bretherton, Croston, Farington Moss, Moss Side, Ulnes Walton South Ribble, Chorley

The PR25 and PR26 districts were formed out of the PR5 district in January 2001. Leyland became a new post town at this time, having previously been part of the Preston post town. [4]

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    PR postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BB, BL, FY, L, LA and WN postcode areas.

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