WF postcode area

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Wakefield
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Coordinates: 53°41′06″N1°29′49″W / 53.685°N 1.497°W / 53.685; -1.497
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
WF
Postcode area name
Wakefield
Post towns 11
Postcode districts 18
Postcode sectors75
Postcodes (live)14,415
Postcodes (total)18,237
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The WF postcode area, also known as the Wakefield postcode area, [2] 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 (including Wakefield, Pontefract, Dewsbury, Batley, Castleford, Heckmondwike, Knottingley, Liversedge, Mirfield, Normanton and Ossett), plus small parts of South and North Yorkshire.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
WF1WAKEFIELD Agbrigg, Belle Vue, Eastmoor, Kirkthorpe, Newton Hill, Outwood, Wakefield City Centre Wakefield
WF2WAKEFIELD Alverthorpe, Carr Gate, Flanshaw, Hall Green, Kirkhamgate, Kettlethorpe, Lupset, Portobello, Newmillerdam, Sandal, Thornes, Walton (Wakefield), Wrenthorpe, Woolgreaves, Peacock, PledwickWakefield
WF3WAKEFIELD Bottom Boat, Carlton, East Ardsley, Lofthouse, Lofthouse Gate, Robin Hood, Stanley, Thorpe, Tingley, West Ardsley Leeds, Wakefield
WF4WAKEFIELDCrigglestone, Crofton, Durkar, Flockton, Havercroft, Horbury, Netherton, New Crofton, Ryhill, West Bretton, Woolley Wakefield, Kirklees
WF5OSSETT Gawthorpe, Healey, Ossett (very small area around Wakefield Road falls in the Kirklees district)Wakefield, Kirklees
WF6NORMANTON Altofts, Normanton Wakefield
WF7PONTEFRACT Ackworth Moor Top, Ackton, Featherstone, Purston Jaglin, Streethouse Wakefield
WF8PONTEFRACT Darrington, Kirk Smeaton, Pontefract (Monkhill), Thorpe Audlin Wakefield, Selby, Doncaster
WF9PONTEFRACT Badsworth, Fitzwilliam, Hemsworth, Kinsley, South Elmsall, South Kirkby, Upton, Wentbridge Wakefield, Doncaster
WF10CASTLEFORDAiredale, Allerton Bywater, Castleford, Glasshoughton, Ledston, New Fryston Wakefield, Leeds
WF11KNOTTINGLEY Brotherton, Byram, Cridling Stubbs, Fairburn, Kellingley, Knottingley Wakefield, Selby
WF12DEWSBURY Chickenley, Dewsbury, Savile Town, Shaw Cross, Thornhill, Thornhill Lees Kirklees, Wakefield
WF13DEWSBURY Dewsbury Moor, Ravensthorpe Kirklees
WF14MIRFIELDHopton, Mirfield Kirklees
WF15LIVERSEDGE Roberttown, Liversedge Kirklees
WF16HECKMONDWIKE Heckmondwike Kirklees
WF17BATLEY Birstall, Batley, Staincliffe Kirklees
WF90WAKEFIELD Redcats non-geographic [3]

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    3. "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012.