Postcode district boundaries:
The PR postcode area, also known as the Preston postcode area, is a group of eleven postcode districts in North West England, within four post towns. These cover south-west Lancashire (including Preston, Chorley and Leyland) and north Merseyside (including Southport).
|Postcode area name|
|Statistics as at May 2020|
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
The PR25 and PR26 districts were formed out of the PR5 district in January 2001. Leyland became a new post town at this time, having previously been part of the Preston post town.
- "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.
- Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
- "Royal Mail non-geographic postcodes" (PDF). Royal Mail. 7 March 2007. Retrieved 10 March 2008.[permanent dead link]
- "Which districts have been recoded by the Royal Mail?". Experian QAS. Retrieved 22 October 2016.