WR postcode area

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Coordinates: 52°10′01″N2°11′17″W / 52.167°N 2.188°W / 52.167; -2.188
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
WR
Postcode area name
Worcester
Post towns 7
Postcode districts 17
Postcode sectors50
Postcodes (live)8,733
Postcodes (total)12,461
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The WR postcode area, also known as the Worcester postcode area, [2] is a group of fifteen postcode districts in England, within seven post towns. These cover central and southern Worcestershire (including Worcester, Broadway, Droitwich, Evesham, Malvern, Pershore and Tenbury Wells), plus very small parts of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
WR1WORCESTER Worcester Worcester
WR2WORCESTER Powick, Hallow Worcester, Malvern Hills
WR3WORCESTER Fernhill Heath, Claines Worcester, Wychavon
WR4WORCESTER Warndon, Long Meadow Worcester, Wychavon
WR5WORCESTER Kempsey, Broomhall Worcester, Wychavon, Malvern Hills
WR6WORCESTER Martley, Clifton on Teme, Abberley Malvern Hills, Herefordshire
WR7WORCESTER Inkberrow, Crowle, Upton Snodsbury Wychavon
WR8WORCESTER Upton upon Severn, Hanley Castle, Hanley Swan Malvern Hills, Wychavon
WR9DROITWICH Droitwich, Ombersley, Wychbold, Rushock Wychavon, Wyre Forest
WR10PERSHORE Pershore, Eckington, Drakes Broughton Wychavon
WR11BROADWAY non-geographic [3]
WR11EVESHAM Evesham, Harvington, Badsey Wychavon, Stratford-on-Avon, Tewkesbury, Cotswold
WR12BROADWAY Broadway, Willersey, Childswickham Wychavon, Tewkesbury, Cotswold
WR13MALVERN Colwall, Cradley, Welland Malvern Hills, Herefordshire, Forest of Dean
WR14MALVERN Malvern, Upper Welland Malvern Hills, Herefordshire
WR15TENBURY WELLS Tenbury Wells, Burford, Newnham Bridge Malvern Hills, Shropshire, Herefordshire
WR78WORCESTERKays Ltdnon-geographic [4]
WR99WORCESTERKays Ltdnon-geographic [4]

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