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The NR postcode area, also known as the Norwich postcode area,[2] is a group of 35 postcode districts in the east of England, within 16 post towns. These cover central and eastern Norfolk (including Norwich, Great Yarmouth, Attleborough, Wymondham, Dereham, Fakenham, Walsingham, Wells-next-the-Sea, Melton Constable, Holt, Sheringham, Cromer and North Walsham) and part of north-east Suffolk (including Lowestoft, Beccles and Bungay).

NR is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 52°38′49″N 1°20′20″E / 52.647°N 1.339°E / 52.647; 1.339
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns16
Postcode districts36
Postcode sectors114
Postcodes (live)23,457
Postcodes (total)28,198
Statistics as at May 2020[1]



The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
NR1 NORWICH Thorpe Hamlet, Lakenham, (parts of) City Centre, areas close to Thorpe Road Mail Centre Norwich
NR2 NORWICH Parts of Eaton, parts of Earlham, western and south-western parts of Norwich and parts of the city centre Norwich
NR3 NORWICH N part of Norwich, within the ring-road: Mile Cross, New Catton Norwich, Broadland
NR4 NORWICH Suburbs and villages W and SW of Norwich: Eaton, Tuckswood, Cringleford, Colney, Keswick South Norfolk
NR5 NORWICH W and NW suburbs of Norwich: Bowthorpe, Costessey, Earlham Norwich, South Norfolk
NR6 NORWICH N and NW suburbs of Norwich: Old Catton, Hellesdon Norwich, Broadland
NR7 NORWICH E and SE suburbs of Norwich: Sprowston, Thorpe St. Andrew, Heartsease Norwich, Broadland
NR8 NORWICH Suburbs and villages NW of Norwich: Drayton, Taverham, Ringland Broadland, South Norfolk
NR9 NORWICH Villages W and NW of Norwich: Barford, Bawburgh, Hethersett, Honingham, Lenwade, Little Melton, Lyng, Marlingford and Colton, Weston Longville Broadland, South Norfolk
NR10 NORWICH Villages and towns N and NW of Norwich: Pettywell, Reepham, Hevingham, Stratton Strawless, Horsham St Faith Broadland, South Norfolk
NR11 NORWICH Alby with Thwaite, Aldborough, Aylmerton, Aylsham, Banningham, Blickling, East Beckham, Little Barningham, Hanworth, North Barningham, Roughton, Felbrigg, Gimingham, Ingworth, Matlask, Mundesley, Southrepps, Trimingham, Wickmere North Norfolk, Broadland
NR12 NORWICH Bacton, Brumstead, Coltishall, East Ruston, Hickling, Ingham, Lessingham, Sloley, Stalham, Tunstead, Wroxham North Norfolk
NR13 NORWICH Towns and villages E of Norwich: Acle, Brundall, Reedham, Rackheath, Salhouse Broadland
NR14 NORWICH Suburbs and villages SE of Norwich: Loddon, Poringland, Trowse, Haddiscoe South Norfolk
NR15 NORWICH Long Stratton, Hempnall, Tasburgh, Newton Flotman Brooke, Norfolk South Norfolk
NR16 NORWICH Banham, Larling, New Buckenham Breckland
NR17 ATTLEBOROUGH Attleborough, Little & Great Ellingham, Old Buckenham Breckland
NR18 NORWICH non-geographic[3]
NR18 WYMONDHAM Wymondham South Norfolk
NR19 NORWICH non-geographic[4][5]
NR19 DEREHAM Dereham Breckland
NR20 DEREHAM Villages N and E of Dereham: Bawdeswell, Bylaugh, Elsing, Foxley, Foulsham, Gressenhall, Guestwick, Hockering, Mattishall, Whissonsett, Nethergate, North Elmham, Swanton Morley, Themelthorpe Breckland
NR21 FAKENHAM Fakenham, Barsham, Binham, Fulmodeston, Colkirk, North Creake, South Creake, South Raynham, East Raynham, West Raynham, Hempton, Helhoughton, Hindringham, Tatterford, Toftrees North Norfolk, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Breckland
NR22 WALSINGHAM Walsingham, Houghton St Giles, North Barsham North Norfolk, King's Lynn and West Norfolk
NR23 WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA Wells-next-the-Sea, Quarles, Warham, Wighton North Norfolk, King's Lynn and West Norfolk
NR24 MELTON CONSTABLE Melton Constable, Stody, Briston, Briningham, Brinton, Edgefield, Gunthorpe, Sharrington, Plumstead, Swanton Novers North Norfolk
NR25 HOLT Holt, Kelling, Baconsthorpe, Blakeney, Bodham, Cley next the Sea, Edgfield, Hempstead, High Kelling, Hunworth Langham, Letheringsett, Glandford, Weybourne, West Beckham, Salthouse North Norfolk
NR26 NORWICH non-geographic[3]
NR26 SHERINGHAM Sheringham, Beeston Regis, Upper Sheringham North Norfolk
NR27 CROMER Cromer, East Runton, West Runton, Frogshall, Northrepps, Overstrand North Norfolk
NR28 NORTH WALSHAM North Walsham, Antingham, Crostwight, Honing, Knapton, Trunch, Paston, Ridlington North Norfolk
NR29 GREAT YARMOUTH Catfield, Hemsby, Potter Heigham, Rollesby Great Yarmouth, North Norfolk
NR30 GREAT YARMOUTH Great Yarmouth, Caister-on-Sea, West Caister Great Yarmouth
NR31 GREAT YARMOUTH Gorleston-on-Sea, Bradwell Great Yarmouth
NR32 LOWESTOFT North Lowestoft East Suffolk
NR33 LOWESTOFT South Lowestoft East Suffolk
NR34 BECCLES Beccles, Worlingham, Gillingham, Stockton East Suffolk, South Norfolk
NR35 BUNGAY Bungay, Topcroft, Flixton East Suffolk, South Norfolk
NR99 NORWICH non-geographic[4]
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NR postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby IP and PE postcode areas.

See also



  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)
  3. ^ a b "New sectors and localities to 16 November 2012" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. 19 November 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2012.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  5. ^ "New sectors and localities to 14 December 2012" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. 20 December 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 February 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2012.