Postcode district boundaries:
|Postcode area name|
|Statistics as at May 2020|
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 (including Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Mexborough), parts of north Derbyshire (including Chesterfield, Dronfield and the Hope Valley) and north-west Nottinghamshire (including Worksop), plus a small part of West Yorkshire.
For 1857–1868 an S sector of the London postal district existed.
Similarly, there were also S-prefixed postal districts in the compass-based system used in Glasgow: Glasgow S1, S2, S3 and S4, which later became G41 to G44.
Three postcode districts were split and separated into ten new postcode districts. These were:
The S64 district covering the Mexborough post town was originally earmarked for use as DN13, which has never been used.
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
|Postcode district||Post town||Coverage||Local authority area(s)|
|S1||SHEFFIELD||Sheffield City Centre, Devonshire||Sheffield|
|S2||SHEFFIELD||Arbourthorne, Heeley, Highfield, Manor, Norfolk Park, Wybourn, Park Hill, Castlebeck, Deep Pit, Cutler's View, Lowfield, Heeley Green, Newfield Green, Parkway||Sheffield|
|S3||SHEFFIELD||Broomhall, Burngreave, Neepsend, Netherthorpe, Kelham Island, West Bar, Parkwood Springs, Wicker, Millsands, West Bar, Shalesmoor||Sheffield|
|S4||SHEFFIELD||Grimesthorpe, Pitsmoor, Crab Tree, Brightside||Sheffield|
|S5||SHEFFIELD||Firth Park, Fir Vale, Longley, Shirecliffe, Shiregreen, Southey Green, Parson Cross, Wincobank, Norwood, Lane Top, Pismire hill||Sheffield|
|S6||SHEFFIELD||Bradfield, Dungworth, Hillsborough, Holdworth, Hollow Meadows, Loxley, Malin Bridge, Middlewood, Stannington, Storrs, Upperthorpe, Walkley, Wadsley Bridge, Wisewood, Wadsley, Fox Hill,||Sheffield|
|S7||SHEFFIELD||Abbeydale, Carter Knowle, Nether Edge, Millhouses, Beauchief||Sheffield|
|S8||SHEFFIELD||Batemoor, Beauchief, Greenhill, Jordanthorpe, Lowedges, Meersbrook, Norton, Norton Lees, Woodseats, Meadowhead||Sheffield|
|S9||SHEFFIELD||Attercliffe, Brightside, Darnall, Meadowhall, Tinsley, Wincobank, Tinsley, Newhall, Greenland, Handsworth Hill, Lower Don Valley, Lydden||Sheffield|
|S10||SHEFFIELD||Broomhill, Broomhall, Crookes, Crookesmoor, Crosspool, Fulwood, Ranmoor, Endcliffe, Hallam Head, Steel Bank||Sheffield|
|S11||SHEFFIELD||Ecclesall, Endcliffe Park, Ecclesall Road, Greystones, Hunter's Bar, Millhouses, Sharrow Vale, Nether Edge, Whirlow, Brincliffe, Bents Green, Ringinglow, Whirlow, Fox House, ParkHead, Sharrow||Sheffield|
|S12||SHEFFIELD||Birley, Gleadless, Gleadless Townend, Frecheville, Hackenthorpe, Intake, Ridgeway, Hollins End, Highlane||North East Derbyshire, Sheffield|
|S13||SHEFFIELD||Fence, Handsworth, Richmond, Woodhouse, Woodhouse Mill, Normanton Spring, Woodthorpe||Rotherham, Sheffield|
|S17||SHEFFIELD||Dore, Totley, Bradway, Totley Brook, Totley Rise||Sheffield|
|S18||DRONFIELD||Coal Aston, Dronfield, Dronfield Woodhouse, Holmesfield, Unstone||North East Derbyshire|
|S20||SHEFFIELD||Beighton, Crystal Peaks, Halfway, Mosborough, Owlthorpe, Sothall, Waterthorpe, Westfield, Plumbley, Holbrook||Sheffield|
|S21||SHEFFIELD||Eckington, Killamarsh, Renishaw, Spinkhill, Marsh Lane, Troway, Middle Handley, West Handley||North East Derbyshire|
|S25||SHEFFIELD||Anston, Brookhouse, Dinnington, Laughton en le Morthen, Slade Hooton||Rotherham|
|S26||SHEFFIELD||Aston, Aughton, Harthill, Kiveton Park, Swallownest, Todwick, Wales, Waleswood, Woodall, Ulley||Rotherham|
|S32||HOPE VALLEY||Calver, Eyam, Grindleford, Hathersage, Stoney Middleton, Abney, Leam, Bretton, Foolow, Curbar, Upper Padley, North Padley,||Derbyshire Dales|
|S33||HOPE VALLEY||Bamford, Bradwell, Castleton, Edale, Hope, Yorkshire Bridge, Barber Booth, Aston , Thornhill||High Peak|
|S35||SHEFFIELD||Chapeltown, Crane Moor, Ecclesfield, Green Moor, Grenoside, Hermit Hill, High Green, Oughtibridge, Thurgoland, Wharncliffe Side, Wortley, Worrall||Sheffield|
|S36||SHEFFIELD||Penistone, Thurlstone, Millhouse Green, Oxspring, Stocksbridge, Deepcar, Bolsterstone, Catshaw, Snowden hill, Langsett, Crow Edge, Carlecotes, Dunford Bridge, Midhopestones, Wigtwizzle, Ingbirchworth, Hoylandswaine, Upper Midhope||Barnsley, Sheffield|
|S40||CHESTERFIELD||Central and West Chesterfield, Brampton, Birdholme, Boythorpe||Chesterfield|
|S41||CHESTERFIELD||Hasland, North Chesterfield, Old Whittington, Sheepbridge, Whittington Moor, Tapton, Newbold, Hasland Green, Spital, Winsick, Hasland, Corbriggs||Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire|
|S42||CHESTERFIELD||Holymoorside, Grassmoor, North Wingfield, Tupton, Wingerworth, Mastin Moor, Overgreen, Cutthorpe, Eastmoor, Wadshelf, Walton, Grassmoor, Holmewood, North Wingfield, Temple Normanton, Alton||Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire|
|S43||CHESTERFIELD||Brimington, Barlborough, Clowne, Inkersall Green, Staveley, Barrow Hill, Hollingwood, Poolsbrook, Staveley, Mastin Moor||Bolsover, Chesterfield|
|S44||CHESTERFIELD||Bolsover, Calow, Sutton cum Duckmanton, Scarcliffe, Shuttlewood, Stanfree, Oxcroft, Arkwright Town, Sutton Scarsdale, Heath, Doe Lea, Stansby, Rowthorne, Ault Hucknall||Bolsover, North East Derbyshire|
|S45||CHESTERFIELD||Ashover, Clay Cross, Pilsley, Uppertown, Kelstedge, Farhill, Milltown, Littlemoor, Lower Pilsley, Hardstoft, Astwith, Hardstoft, Slack||North East Derbyshire|
|S60||ROTHERHAM||Brinsworth, Catcliffe, Canklow, Clifton Central Rotherham, Masbrough, Moorgate, Treeton, Whiston||Rotherham|
|S61||ROTHERHAM||Greasbrough, Kimberworth, Rockingham, Thorpe Hesley, Munsborough, Scholes, Ferham||Rotherham|
|S62||ROTHERHAM||Rawmarsh, Wentworth, Parkgate, Abdy, Nether Haugh||Rotherham|
|S63||ROTHERHAM||Bolton-on-Dearne, Goldthorpe, Thurnscoe, Brampton Bierlow, Wath-on-Dearne, West Melton||Barnsley, Rotherham|
|S64||MEXBOROUGH||Mexborough, Swinton, Kilnhurst, Adwick Upon Dearne||Doncaster, Rotherham|
|S65||ROTHERHAM||Herringthorpe, Hooton Roberts, Ravenfield, Thrybergh, East Dene, East Wood, Dalton|
|S66||ROTHERHAM||Bramley Hellaby, Brampton-en-le-Morthen, Maltby, Stone, Thurcroft, Wickersley, Braithwell, Morthen, Stainton, Micklebring||Rotherham|
|S70||BARNSLEY||Central Barnsley, Birdwell, Stairfoot, Worsborough, Kendray||Barnsley|
|S71||BARNSLEY||Ardsley, Athersley, Monk Bretton, Lundwood, Royston||Barnsley|
|S72||BARNSLEY||Brierley, Cudworth, Grimethorpe, Shafton, South Hiendley||Barnsley, Wakefield|
|S73||BARNSLEY||Darfield, Wombwell, Hemingfield||Barnsley, Rotherham|
|S74||BARNSLEY||Elsecar, Hoyland, Jump, Blacker Hill||Barnsley|
|S75||BARNSLEY||Barugh Green, Cawthorne, Darton, Dodworth, Gawber, Mapplewell, Pogmoor, Staincross, Wilthorpe, Tankersley, Kexborough||Barnsley|
|S80||WORKSOP||Worksop (south), Creswell, Rhodesia, Thorpe Salvin, Whitwell||Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Rotherham|
|S81||WORKSOP||Worksop (north), Blyth, Carlton-in-Lindrick, Langold, Shireoaks, Woodsetts||Bassetlaw, Rotherham|
|S94||SHEFFIELD||Census 2021 (a main national office)||non-geographic|
|S97||ROTHERHAM, SHEFFIELD||Bulk users||non-geographic|
The M postcode area, also known as the Manchester postcode area, is a group of postcode districts in the North West of England. The districts are subdivisions of three post towns: Manchester, Salford and Sale and cover parts of all ten boroughs of Greater Manchester, primarily the cities of Manchester and Salford and the majority of the borough of Trafford.
The B postcode area, also known as the Birmingham postcode area, is a group of 79 postcode districts in central England, within 15 post towns. These cover the central portion of the West Midlands, plus northeast Worcestershire, north and west Warwickshire, and part of southeast Staffordshire and a very small part of Leicestershire.
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.
The LU postcode area, also known as the Luton postcode area, is a group of seven postcode districts in England, within three post towns. These cover south Bedfordshire, plus small parts of north Hertfordshire and east Buckinghamshire.
The YO postcode area, also known as the York postcode area, is a group of 30 postcode districts in Yorkshire, England, within ten post towns. These cover most of Central and Eastern North Yorkshire and the northern part of the East Riding of Yorkshire. The rest of North Yorkshire is split between the TS, DL, and HG postcode areas.
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.
The OL postcode area, also known as the Oldham postcode area, is a group of sixteen postcode districts in north-west England, within seven post towns. These cover eastern Greater Manchester, plus small parts of east Lancashire and western West Yorkshire.
The SK postcode area, also known as the Stockport postcode area, is a group of nineteen postcode districts in England, within eleven post towns. These cover south-east Greater Manchester, parts of east Cheshire, north-west Derbyshire and a small part of north Staffordshire.
The LS postcode area, also known as the Leeds postcode area, is a group of 29 postcode districts in England, within six post towns. These cover northern West Yorkshire and some parts of North Yorkshire.
The HU postcode area, also known as the Hull postcode area, is a group of twenty postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of eight post towns. These cover the south of the East Riding of Yorkshire, including Hull, Beverley, Cottingham, Hessle, Hornsea, Withernsea, Brough and North Ferriby.
The HD postcode area, also known as the Huddersfield postcode area, is a group of nine postcode districts in England, within three post towns. These cover southern West Yorkshire, including Huddersfield and Holmfirth in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, and Brighouse in the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale.
The WF postcode area, also known as the Wakefield postcode area, is a group of 17 postcode districts in north-east England, which are subdivisions of eleven post towns. These cover much of southern and eastern West Yorkshire, plus small parts of South and North Yorkshire.
The LA postcode area, also known as the Lancaster postcode area, is a group of 23 postcode districts in north-west England, within 17 post towns. These cover north Lancashire, south Cumbria and a small part of North Yorkshire.
The BD postcode area, also known as the Bradford postcode area, is a group of 24 postcode districts in England, within seven post towns. These cover northwestern West Yorkshire and southwestern North Yorkshire, plus very small parts of Lancashire.
The PL postcode area, also known as the Plymouth postcode area, is a group of 35 postcode districts in South West England, within 25 post towns. These cover west Devon and east Cornwall.
The PA postcode area, also known as the Paisley postcode area, is a group of 67 postcode districts in western Scotland, within 35 post towns. These cover Renfrewshire, Inverclyde and most of Argyll and Bute, plus small parts of North Ayrshire and Highland.
The PR postcode area, also known as the Preston postcode area, is a group of eleven postcode districts in North West England, within four post towns. These cover south-west Lancashire and north Merseyside.
The L postcode area, also known as the Liverpool postcode area, is a group of postcode districts in north-west England, which are subdivisions of four post towns. These cover most of Merseyside, part of west Lancashire and a small part of north-west Cheshire.
The G postcode area, also known as the Glasgow postcode area, is a group of postcode districts in central Scotland, within five post towns. These districts are primarily centered on Glasgow itself, and West Dunbartonshire, plus parts of the council areas of Argyll and Bute, East Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, East Renfrewshire and Stirling.
The HX postcode area, also known as the Halifax postcode area, is a group of seven postcode districts in England, within four post towns. These cover most of the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale in western West Yorkshire, including Halifax, Elland, Sowerby Bridge and Hebden Bridge.