CA postcode area

Postcode district boundaries:

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The CA postcode area, also known as the Carlisle postcode area,[2] is a group of 28 postcode districts in north-west England, within 22 post towns. These cover northern and central Cumbria, including Carlisle, Penrith, Workington, Whitehaven, Maryport, Cockermouth, Egremont, Alston, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Beckermet, Brampton, Cleator, Cleator Moor, Frizington, Holmrook, Keswick, Kirkby Stephen, Moor Row, Ravenglass, Seascale, St Bees and Wigton, plus a very small part of Northumberland.

CA is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 54°43′12″N 3°06′32″W / 54.720°N 3.109°W / 54.720; -3.109
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns22
Postcode districts30
Postcode sectors83
Postcodes (live)12,642
Postcodes (total)16,214
Statistics as at May 2020[1]


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
CA1 CARLISLE Carlisle (east) City of Carlisle
CA2 CARLISLE Carlisle (south and west) City of Carlisle
CA3 CARLISLE Carlisle (north) City of Carlisle
CA4 CARLISLE Warwick Bridge, Wetheral, Cumwhinton, Armathwaite City of Carlisle, Eden
CA5 CARLISLE Dalston, Burgh by Sands, Thursby City of Carlisle, Allerdale
CA6 CARLISLE Longtown, Penton City of Carlisle
CA7 WIGTON Wigton, Silloth, Aspatria, Caldbeck, Hesket Newmarket Allerdale, Eden
CA8 BRAMPTON Brampton, Gilsland, Greenhead, Lambley, Slaggyford City of Carlisle, Northumberland
CA9 ALSTON Alston, Garrigill, Nenthead, Kirkhaugh Eden, Northumberland
CA10 PENRITH Penrith (Carleton Hall area), Shap, Tebay, Kirkby Thore, Langwathby, Lazonby, Pooley Bridge Eden, South Lakeland
CA11 PENRITH Penrith (most of), Stainton, Mungrisdale, Glenridding, Patterdale Eden
CA12 KESWICK Keswick, Seatoller, Braithwaite, Bassenthwaite, Threlkeld Allerdale, Eden
CA13 COCKERMOUTH Cockermouth, Lorton, Buttermere Allerdale
CA14 WORKINGTON Workington, Distington, Stainburn, Seaton Allerdale, Copeland
CA15 MARYPORT Maryport, Dearham, Flimby, Allonby Allerdale
CA16 APPLEBY-IN-WESTMORLAND Appleby-in-Westmorland Eden
CA17 KIRKBY STEPHEN Kirkby Stephen, Brough, Ravenstonedale Eden, South Lakeland
CA18 RAVENGLASS Ravenglass Copeland
CA19 HOLMROOK Holmrook, Santon Bridge, Eskdale Copeland
CA20 SEASCALE Seascale, Sellafield, Gosforth, Wasdale Head Copeland
CA21 BECKERMET Beckermet Copeland
CA22 EGREMONT Egremont, Thornhill Copeland
CA23 CLEATOR Cleator, Ennerdale Bridge Copeland
CA24 MOOR ROW Moor Row Copeland
CA25 CLEATOR MOOR Cleator Moor Copeland
CA26 FRIZINGTON Frizington, Croasdale Copeland
CA27 ST. BEES St Bees Copeland
CA28 WHITEHAVEN Hensingham, Moresby, Parton, Sandwith, Whitehaven Copeland
CA95 WORKINGTON non-geographic
CA99 CARLISLE Jobcentre Plus non-geographic


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CA postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby DG, DL, LA, NE and TD postcode areas.

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  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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