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The DA postcode area, also known as the Dartford postcode area,[2] is a group of eighteen postcode districts in England, within eleven post towns. These cover parts of south-east London and north-west Kent.

DA is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 51°26′28″N 0°13′19″E / 51.441°N 0.222°E / 51.441; 0.222
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns11
Postcode districts18
Postcode sectors59
Postcodes (live)9,026
Postcodes (total)12,829
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The main sorting office in Dartford ceased operating in 2012 and became a Delivery Office. The area served includes most of the London Borough of Bexley and very small parts of the London Borough of Bromley and the Royal Borough of Greenwich, while in Kent it covers almost all the Borough of Dartford, most of the Gravesham district, the northeastern part of the Sevenoaks district and a very small part of the borough of Tonbridge and Malling.

Coverage edit

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
DA1 DARTFORD Dartford, Crayford, Barnes Cray Dartford, Bexley
DA2 DARTFORD Dartford (east), Stone, Wilmington, Bean, Hawley, Darenth, part of Joyden's Wood Dartford, Sevenoaks
DA3 LONGFIELD Longfield, Hartley, New Ash Green, New Barn, Fawkham Dartford, Sevenoaks, Gravesham
DA4 DARTFORD Farningham, Eynsford, South Darenth, Sutton-at-Hone, Horton Kirby Sevenoaks, Dartford
DA5 BEXLEY Bexley, Bexley Village, Blendon, parts of Albany Park and Joyden's Wood Bexley, Dartford
DA6 BEXLEYHEATH Bexleyheath, Upton, Crook Log Bexley
DA7 BEXLEYHEATH Bexleyheath (north), Barnehurst, Crook Log Bexley
DA8 ERITH Erith, Northumberland Heath, Slade Green Bexley
DA9 GREENHITHE Greenhithe, Stone Dartford
DA10 SWANSCOMBE Swanscombe, Ebbsfleet Dartford
DA11 GRAVESEND Gravesend (west), Northfleet Gravesham, Dartford
DA12 GRAVESEND Gravesend (east), Chalk, Shorne, Cobham Gravesham
DA13 GRAVESEND Meopham, Istead Rise, Vigo, Southfleet Gravesham, Dartford, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Malling
DA14 SIDCUP Sidcup, Foots Cray, North Cray, Longlands, Ruxley, part of Albany Park Bexley, Bromley
DA15 SIDCUP Sidcup (north), Blackfen, Lamorbey, Longlands, Avery Hill (part) Bexley, Greenwich
DA16 WELLING Welling, Falconwood, East Wickham, Crook Log Bexley, Greenwich
DA17 BELVEDERE Belvedere, Upper Belvedere, Lessness Heath Bexley
DA18 ERITH Erith Marshes, Thamesmead (part) Bexley

Map edit

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 BR postcode areaE postcode areaIG postcode areaME postcode areaRM postcode areaSE postcode areaSS postcode areaTN postcode area
DA postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BR, ME, RM, SE and TN postcode areas.

See also edit

References edit

  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)

External links edit

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