EN postcode area
Postcode district boundaries:
The EN postcode area, also known as the Enfield postcode area, is a group of eleven postcode districts in England which are subdivisions of seven post towns. These cover parts of northern Greater London (post towns Enfield and Barnet), southern Hertfordshire (post towns Potters Bar, Waltham Cross, Broxbourne and Hoddesdon) and the western projection of Essex (Waltham Abbey post town).
|Enfield postcode area|
|Postcode area name||Enfield|
|Statistics as at February 2012|
The numbering scheme is consecutive and numbered by a chosen means of physical position. EN1 to 5 form a southern band, EN6 to 9 a middle band and EN10 and 11 are a northern projection on the right bank, west side of the River Lea and EN10 adjoins the less populous northern half of EN9.
Civic and postal administrationEdit
The area served includes the northern parts of the London Boroughs of Enfield and Barnet, Hertfordshire's east of Hertsmere, and south of Welwyn Hatfield districts, virtually all of its borough of Broxbourne, plus EN9 and small parts of EN10 and EN11 cover the western part of the Epping Forest district of Essex.
Mail for this area is sorted at the Home Counties North Mail Centre in Hemel Hempstead, and is delivered from offices in Enfield (Southbury Road EN1), Barnet (Longmore Avenue EN5), Potters Bar (Darkes Lane EN6), Waltham Cross (Eleanor Cross Road EN8) and Hoddesdon (Conduit Lane EN11).
List of postcode districtsEdit
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
|Postcode district||Post town||Coverage||Local authority area|
|EN1||ENFIELD||Bush Hill Park; eastern parts of Bulls Cross, Enfield Town, Forty Hill, outskirts of Lower Edmonton||Enfield|
|EN2||ENFIELD||Botany Bay, Clay Hill, Crews Hill; western parts of Bulls Cross, Enfield Chase, Enfield Town, Forty Hill, Gordon Hill||Enfield|
|EN3||ENFIELD||Enfield Highway, Enfield Island Village, Enfield Lock, Enfield Wash, Ponders End||Enfield|
|EN4||BARNET||Hadley Wood, Cockfosters, East Barnet, New Barnet||Barnet, Enfield|
|EN5||BARNET||High Barnet, Arkley||Barnet, Hertsmere|
|EN6||POTTERS BAR||Potters Bar, South Mimms, Cuffley, Northaw||Hertsmere, Welwyn Hatfield|
|EN7||WALTHAM CROSS||Cheshunt, Goffs Oak, Capel Manor College||Broxbourne, Enfield|
|EN8||WALTHAM CROSS||Waltham Cross, Cheshunt, Bullsmoor||Broxbourne, Enfield|
|EN9||WALTHAM ABBEY||Waltham Abbey, Nazeing, Upshire||Epping Forest|
|EN10||BROXBOURNE||Broxbourne, Wormley, Turnford||Broxbourne, Epping Forest|
|EN11||HODDESDON||Hoddesdon, Dobbs Weir||Broxbourne, Epping Forest|
- "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)