BR postcode area

Postcode district boundaries:

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The BR postcode area, also known as the Bromley postcode area,[2] is a group of eight postcode districts in England, within seven post towns. These cover part of south-eastern Greater London, as well as a small part of north-west Kent.

Bromley
BR is located in the United Kingdom
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Coordinates: 51°23′38″N 0°02′49″E / 51.394°N 0.047°E / 51.394; 0.047
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
BR
Postcode area name
Bromley
Post towns7
Postcode districts9
Postcode sectors39
Postcodes (live)6,803
Postcodes (total)10,558
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The area covers much of the London Borough of Bromley, as well as small parts of the London Borough of Lewisham, the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the London Borough of Croydon. Most of BR8 and a small part of BR6 cover the northwestern part of the Sevenoaks District of Kent, while BR8 also covers the hamlet of Clement Street in the borough of Dartford.

Mail for the area was sorted in Bromley until 1988, when this site was converted to a delivery office only.

CoverageEdit

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
BR1 BROMLEY Bromley, Bickley, Downham, Sundridge Bromley, Lewisham
BR2 BROMLEY Hayes, Shortlands, Bickley, Bromley Common Bromley
KESTON Keston, Leaves Green
BR3 BECKENHAM Beckenham, Elmers End, Shortlands, Eden Park, Park Langley Bromley, Lewisham, Croydon
BR4 WEST WICKHAM West Wickham Bromley
BR5 ORPINGTON Petts Wood, St Mary Cray, St Paul's Cray, Ruxley Bromley
BR6 ORPINGTON Orpington, Locksbottom, Farnborough, Green Street Green, Chelsfield, Downe, Pratt's Bottom, Well Hill Bromley, Sevenoaks
BR7 CHISLEHURST Chislehurst, Elmstead Bromley, Greenwich
BR8 SWANLEY Swanley, Hextable, Crockenhill, Swanley Village, Hockenden Sevenoaks, Bromley, Dartford

MapEdit

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BR postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CR, DA, SE and TN postcode areas.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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)

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