SS postcode area

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Southend-on-Sea
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Coordinates: 51°33′47″N0°35′53″E / 51.563°N 0.598°E / 51.563; 0.598
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
SS
Postcode area name
Southend-on-Sea
Post towns 11
Postcode districts 19
Postcode sectors81
Postcodes (live)11,891
Postcodes (total)17,265
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The SS postcode area, also known as the Southend-on-Sea postcode area, [2] is a group of seventeen postcode districts in England, within eleven post towns. These cover south-east Essex, including Southend-on-Sea, Basildon, Benfleet, Canvey Island, Hockley, Leigh-on-Sea, Rayleigh, Rochford, Stanford-le-Hope, Westcliff-on-Sea and Wickford.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
SS0WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA Westcliff-on-Sea, Chalkwell Southend-on-Sea
SS1WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA PO Boxes [3] non-geographic
SS1SOUTHEND-ON-SEA Southend-on-Sea, Thorpe Bay Southend-on-Sea
SS2SOUTHEND-ON-SEASouthend-on-Sea, Prittlewell, Southchurch, London Southend Airport Southend-on-Sea
SS3SOUTHEND-ON-SEA Shoeburyness, Great Wakering, Little Wakering, Barling Rochford, Southend-on-Sea
SS4ROCHFORD Rochford, Ashingdon, Canewdon, Stambridge, Paglesham Rochford
SS5HOCKLEY Hockley, Hullbridge, Hawkwell Rochford
SS6RAYLEIGH Rayleigh Rochford
SS7BENFLEET Hadleigh, South Benfleet, Thundersley Castle Point
SS8CANVEY ISLAND Canvey Island Castle Point
SS9LEIGH-ON-SEA Eastwood, Leigh-on-Sea Southend-on-Sea
SS11WICKFORD Wickford Basildon, Chelmsford, Rochford
SS12WICKFORDWickford, North Benfleet Basildon
SS13BASILDON Pitsea Basildon
SS14BASILDON Basildon Basildon
SS15BASILDON Laindon Basildon
SS16BASILDON Langdon Hills Basildon
SS17STANFORD-LE-HOPE Stanford-le-Hope, Corringham, Horndon-on-the-Hill Thurrock
SS22SOUTHEND-ON-SEAInternational Masters Publishers [3] non-geographic
SS99SOUTHEND-ON-SEA HM Revenue and Customs (VAT), [3] First Data [3] non-geographic

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SS postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CM, ME and RM postcode areas. SS postcode area map.svg
SS postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CM, ME and RM postcode areas.

See also

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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)
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2013.