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The DY postcode area, also known as the Dudley postcode area,[2] is a group of fourteen postcode districts in England, within eight post towns. These cover the south-western part of the West Midlands (including Dudley, Tipton, Brierley Hill, Stourbridge and Kingswinford) and north Worcestershire (including Kidderminster, Bewdley and Stourport-on-Severn), plus the south-westernmost part of Staffordshire and a small part of south-east Shropshire.

DY is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 52°27′11″N 2°10′52″W / 52.453°N 2.181°W / 52.453; -2.181
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns8
Postcode districts14
Postcode sectors59
Postcodes (live)10,962
Postcodes (total)14,419
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

Mail for this area is sorted, along with mail for the adjacent WV postcode area, at the North West Midlands Mail Centre in Wolverhampton.

Coverage edit

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
DY1 DUDLEY Dudley town centre, Woodsetton (part of) Dudley
DY2 DUDLEY Dudley town centre, Netherton, Woodside Dudley
DY3 DUDLEY Gornal, Himley, Sedgley, Swindon, Gospel End, Woodsetton (part of) Dudley, South Staffordshire
DY4 TIPTON Tipton, Coseley (part of), Tividale (part of) Sandwell, Dudley
DY5 BRIERLEY HILL Brierley Hill (Merry Hill, Pensnett, Brockmoor, Gornal, Kingswinford (part of)), Amblecote (north and east of railway includes Peters Hill, Lakeside and Brompton Park), Quarry Bank (includes Caledonia Estate, High Street, Mount Pleasant and surrounding area to bottom of Bower Lane), Withymoor Village (including The Delph, Amblecote Road, Mill Street towards High Street of Brierley Hill) Dudley
DY6 KINGSWINFORD Kingswinford, Ashwood, Wall Heath Dudley, South Staffordshire
DY7 STOURBRIDGE Enville, Kinver, Stourton South Staffordshire
DY8 STOURBRIDGE Stourbridge town centre, Amblecote, Hagley (part of), Wollaston, Wordsley Dudley, Bromsgrove, South Staffordshire
DY9 STOURBRIDGE Hagley (part of), Lye, Pedmore, Broome, Drayton Bromsgrove, Dudley, Wyre Forest
DY10 KIDDERMINSTER Kidderminster (east), Chaddesley Corbett, Blakedown, Cookley Wyre Forest, Wychavon
DY11 KIDDERMINSTER Kidderminster (west), Hartlebury Wyre Forest, Wychavon
DY12 BEWDLEY Bewdley, Arley, Hartlebury, Wolverley, Kinlet Wyre Forest, Shropshire
DY13 STOURPORT-ON-SEVERN Stourport-on-Severn, Areley Kings, Astley, Dunley, Crossway Green, Dunhampton Wyre Forest, Malvern Hills, Wychavon
DY14 KIDDERMINSTER Cleobury Mortimer, Rock, Far Forest, Bayton, Mamble Shropshire, Wyre Forest, Malvern Hills

Map edit

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 B postcode areaSY postcode areaTF postcode areaWR postcode areaWS postcode areaWV postcode area
DY postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby B, SY, WR, WS and WV 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)

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