SP postcode area

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Salisbury
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Coordinates: 51°06′14″N1°47′35″W / 51.104°N 1.793°W / 51.104; -1.793
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
SP
Postcode area name
Salisbury
Post towns 6
Postcode districts 11
Postcode sectors47
Postcodes (live)8,571
Postcodes (total)11,348
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The SP postcode area, also known as the Salisbury postcode area, [2] is a group of eleven postcode districts in southern England, within six post towns. These cover south Wiltshire (including Salisbury and Tidworth) and parts of north Dorset (including Gillingham and Shaftesbury) and west Hampshire (including Andover and Fordingbridge).

Contents

The letters in the postcode refer to the Salisbury Plain, a plateau within the postcode area.

Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
SP1SALISBURYCentral Salisbury and northern suburbs: Laverstock, Stratford-sub-Castle Wiltshire
SP2SALISBURYSalisbury west suburbs, Quidhampton, Netherhampton, Wilton, Great Wishford Wiltshire
SP3SALISBURY Tisbury, Shrewton, Hindon, Chilmark, East Knoyle, Dinton Wiltshire
SP4SALISBURY Amesbury, Durrington, Laverstock and Ford Wiltshire
SP5SALISBURYRural parishes southwest, south and east of Salisbury: Alderbury, Alvediston, Ashmore, Bishopstone, Bowerchalke, Britford, Broad Chalke, Clarendon, Coombe Bissett, Downton, Ebbesbourne Wake, Grimstead, Landford, Odstock, Pitton, Redlynch, Sixpenny Handley, Stratford Tony, Tollard Royal, West Dean, West Tytherley, Whiteparish, Winterslow Dorset, Wiltshire, New Forest
SP6FORDINGBRIDGE Fordingbridge, Alderholt, Rockbourne, Martin New Forest, Dorset
SP7SHAFTESBURY Shaftesbury, Compton Abbas, Fontmell Magna, Donhead St Andrew, Donhead St Mary, Berwick St John, Motcombe Dorset, Wiltshire
SP8GILLINGHAM Gillingham, Stour Provost, East Stour, West Stour, Kington Magna, Buckhorn Weston, Milton on Stour, Bourton Dorset
SP9TIDWORTH Tidworth, Shipton Bellinger Wiltshire, Test Valley
SP10ANDOVER Andover townTest Valley
SP11ANDOVEROutskirts of Andover and surrounding villages; also Longparish, Grateley, Thruxton, Ludgershall Test Valley, Basingstoke and Deane, Wiltshire

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    References

    1. "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. May 2020. Table 2. Retrieved 19 June 2020. 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)