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The EN postcode area, also known as the Enfield postcode area,[2] 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
EN is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode areaEN
Postcode area nameEnfield
Post towns7
Postcode districts12
Postcode sectors48
Postcodes (live)8,661
Postcodes (total)12,445
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

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


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EN postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby AL, CM, E, IG, N, NW, SG and WD postcode areas.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)

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