CB postcode area
Postcode district boundaries:
The CB postcode area, also known as the Cambridge postcode area, is a group of sixteen postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of five post towns. These postcode districts cover much of south and east Cambridgeshire (including Cambridge and Ely), plus parts of west Suffolk (including Newmarket and Haverhill) and north-west Essex (including Saffron Walden).
|Cambridge postcode area|
|Postcode area name||Cambridge|
|Statistics as at February 2012|
Since September 2006 CB21 to CB25 have covered what were the outer parts of Cambridge's inner divisions, clockwise from south-east, numbered CB1 to CB5. CB6 to CB11 run north to south along the long eastern border of the CB postcode area.
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
|Postcode district||Post town||Coverage||Local authority area|
|CB1||CAMBRIDGE||Cambridge (Central, South), Teversham (parts of)||Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire|
|CB2||CAMBRIDGE||Cambridge (West)||Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire|
|CB3||CAMBRIDGE||Cambridge (North-West), Girton||Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire|
|CB4||CAMBRIDGE||Cambridge (North)||Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire|
|CB5||CAMBRIDGE||Cambridge (East)||Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire|
|CB6||ELY||Aldreth, Apes Hall, Chettisham, Coveney, Ely, Haddenham, Little Downham, Little Thetford, Littleport, Mepal, Pymore, Stretham, Sutton, Wardy Hill, Wentworth, Wilburton, Witcham, Witchford||East Cambridgeshire|
|CB7||ELY||Barway, Brandon Bank, Brandon Creek, Broad Hill, Chippenham, Down Field, Ely, Fordham, Isleham, Prickwillow, Queen Adelaide, River Bank, Soham, Stuntney, Upware, Wicken||East Cambridgeshire|
|CB8||NEWMARKET||Ashley, Brinkley, Burrough End, Burrough Green, Carlton, Cheveley, Clopton Green, Cowlinge, Dalham, Denston, Ditton Green, Dullingham, Dunstall Green, Exning, Gazeley, Great Bradley, Kennett, Kentford, Kirtling, Kirtling Green, Lady's Green, Landwade, Lidgate, Moulton, Newmarket, Ousden, Saxon Street, Six Mile Bottom, Snailwell, Stetchworth, Stradishall, Thorns, Upend, Westley Waterless, Wickhambrook, Woodditton||West Suffolk, East Cambridgeshire|
|CB9||HAVERHILL||Barnardiston, Great Thurlow, Great Wratting, Haverhill, Helions Bumpstead, Kedington, Little Bradley, Little Thurlow, Little Wratting, Steeple Bumpstead, Sturmer, Withersfield||West Suffolk, Braintree|
|CB10||SAFFRON WALDEN||Ashdon, Church End, Great Chesterford, Great Sampford, Hempstead, Hinxton, Howlett End, Ickleton, Little Chesterford, Little Sampford, Little Walden, Radwinter, Red Oaks Hill, Saffron Walden, Sewards End, Wimbish, Wimbish Green||Uttlesford, South Cambridgeshire|
|CB11||SAFFRON WALDEN||Arkesden, Audley End, Clavering, Debden, Debden Green, Duddenhoe End, Elmdon, Langley, Littlebury, Littlebury Green, Newport, Pond Street, Quendon, Rickling, Rickling Green, Shortgrove, Starling's Green, Strethall, Upper Green, Wendens Ambo, Wicken Bonhunt, Widdington||Uttlesford|
|CB21||CAMBRIDGE||Fulbourn, Great and Little Wilbraham, West Wratting, Weston Colville, Teversham (parts of), Abington (incl. Little), Hildersham, Bartlow, Hadstock, Horseheath, Shudy Camps, West Wickham, Castle Camps, Balsham, Linton||South Cambridgeshire, Uttlesford|
|CB22||CAMBRIDGE||Babraham, Sawston, Pampisford, Duxford, Whittlesford, Great and Little Shelford, Stapleford, Harston, Barrington, Hauxton, Newton, Foxton||South Cambridgeshire|
|CB23||CAMBRIDGE||Cambourne (Great, Lower and Upper), Barton, Comberton, Harlton, Great and Little Eversden, Bourn, Highfields Caldecote, Coton, Haslingfield, Kingston, Hardwick, Toft, Longstowe, Madingley, Dry Drayton, Papworth Everard, Lolworth, Bar Hill, Elsworth, Knapwell, Conington, Boxworth, Caxton, Papworth Saint Agnes||South Cambridgeshire, Cambridge|
|CB24||CAMBRIDGE||Impington, Histon, Oakington, Longstanton, Willingham, Swavesey, Over, Fen Drayton, Milton, Rampton, Cottenham (parts of), Northstowe||South Cambridgeshire|
|CB25||CAMBRIDGE||Cottenham (parts of), Landbeach, Rampton, Burwell, Swaffham Bulbeck, Swaffham Prior, Stow-Cum-Quy, Bottisham, Lode, Waterbeach, Horningsea, Chittering||South Cambridgeshire, East Cambridgeshire|
- "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. February 2012. Table 2. Retrieved 21 April 2012. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
- Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
- "Proposed Changes to CB1-5 Postcode Addresses". www.miltonvillage.org.uk. Archived from the original on 15 October 2006. Retrieved 29 January 2007.
- "Conversion tool between old and new postcodes". www.whatgas.com. Retrieved 28 February 2007.
- Royal Mail Postcode Update 43[permanent dead link]
- Cambridge Postcode Checker 
- Royal Mail's Postcode Address File
- A quick introduction to Royal Mail's Postcode Address File (PAF)