What does W mean in London addresses?

Each was named “London” with a suffix (EC, WC, N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, and NW) indicating the area it covered; each had a separate head office. The system was introduced during 1857 and completed on 1 January 1858.

What is West London postcode?

West London 4 Digit Postcode District Map

Postcode Post town Postcode
W1A LONDON W2
W1B LONDON W3
W1C LONDON W4
W1D LONDON W5

Is there a W1 postcode?

The W1 postcode area is located in the London postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 1 individual postcodes. There are -1 electoral wards in the W1 postcode area, including which come under the local authority of the City of London,Westminster Council.

Where is the WN postcode?

Wigan
The WN postcode area, also known as the Wigan postcode area, is a group of eight postcode districts in North West England, within three post towns….Postcode district boundaries:

Wigan
Postcode area WN
Postcode area name Wigan
Post towns 3
Postcode districts 8

What area is W2 postcode?

LONDON
List of postcode districts

Postcode district Post town Local authority area(s)
W2 LONDON Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea
W3 LONDON Ealing, Hounslow, Hammersmith and Fulham
W4 LONDON Hounslow, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham
W5 LONDON Ealing, Hounslow

What area is W4?

The W4 postcode area is located in the London postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 1979 individual postcodes. There are 6 electoral wards in the W4 postcode area, including London which come under the local authority of the Ealing Council.

Why is London postcode W?

The W (Western and Paddington) postcode area, also known as the London W postcode area is a group of postcode districts covering part of central and part of West London, England. The area originates from the Western (W1) and Paddington (W2-14) districts of the London postal district.

What postcode is WN8?

The WN8 postcode area is located in the Wigan postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 1188 individual postcodes. There are 38 electoral wards in the WN8 postcode area, including Leigh, Skelmersdale, Wigan which come under the local authority of the West Lancashire Council.

What postcode is OL?

Oldham
Postcode district boundaries:

Oldham
Postcode area OL
Postcode area name Oldham
Post towns 7
Postcode districts 17

Is W2 a good postcode?

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Location Paddington
Postcode W2
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Which borough is W2 in?

List of postcode districts

Postcode district Post town Local authority area(s)
W2 LONDON Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea
W3 LONDON Ealing, Hounslow, Hammersmith and Fulham
W4 LONDON Hounslow, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham
W5 LONDON Ealing, Hounslow

Which borough is W4 in?

London Borough of Ealing
Bedford Park and Acton Green are in the Chiswick W4 postcode area but the London Borough of Ealing. The main shopping and dining centre is Chiswick High Road….

Chiswick
London borough Hounslow
Ceremonial county Greater London
Region London
Country England

How many postcodes are there in the postcode area W?

There are 40222 postcodes inside the postcode area W. Of this, there are 28 districts. Please find a summary of the 28 Postcode districts of the W area below

What is the Western postcode district?

The Western district consists of the single original W1 postal district. The area that it covers is high-density and so has been subdivided into a number of smaller postcode districts.

What are the W1 W2 and W3 postcode districts?

Postcode districts W1 and W2 are central to London, and W3 to W14 radiate outwards to the west. The boundaries of the area and its numbered districts have changed over time and are the result of the working requirements of the Royal Mail.

How many postcodes are there in the London area?

Postcodes (total) 38,824. Statistics as at February 2012. The W (Western and Paddington) postcode area, also known as the London W postcode area is a group of postcode districts covering part of central and part of west London, England. The area originates from the Western (W1) and Paddington (W2-14) districts of the London postal district.