SK postcode area
Postcode district boundaries:
The SK postcode area, also known as the Stockport postcode area, is a group of 19 postcode districts in England for 11 post towns. These cover south-east Greater Manchester (post towns Stockport, Cheadle, Hyde, Stalybridge and Dukinfield), parts of east Cheshire (post towns Macclesfield, Wilmslow and Alderley Edge) and north-west Derbyshire (post towns Buxton, High Peak and Glossop), and a small part of north Staffordshire.
|Stockport postcode area|
|Postcode area name||Stockport|
|Statistics as at February 2012|
The series is consecutive from SK1 save that after SK17 follow SK22 and SK23.
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
|Postcode district||Post town||Coverage||Local authority area|
|SK3||STOCKPORT||Stockport, Davenport, Edgeley, Adswood, Bridgehall||Stockport|
|SK4||STOCKPORT||Stockport, Four Heatons, Reddish||Stockport|
|SK5||STOCKPORT||Stockport, Brinnington, Reddish||Stockport|
|SK6||STOCKPORT||Bredbury, Romiley, Woodley, Marple, Marple Bridge, High Lane||Stockport|
|SK7||STOCKPORT||Bramhall, Hazel Grove, Woodford||Stockport|
|SK8||CHEADLE||Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme, Gatley, Heald Green||Stockport|
|SK9||WILMSLOW, ALDERLEY EDGE||Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Handforth, Styal||Cheshire East|
|SK10||MACCLESFIELD||Macclesfield (north), Bollington, Pott Shrigley, Prestbury, Rainow||Cheshire East|
|SK11||MACCLESFIELD||Macclesfield (south), Sutton, Rushton Spencer||Cheshire East, Staffordshire Moorlands|
|SK12||STOCKPORT||Disley, Poynton||Cheshire East|
|SK13||GLOSSOP||Glossop, Hadfield||High Peak|
|SK14||HYDE||Hyde, Broadbottom, Gee Cross, Hollingworth, Mottram in Longdendale||Tameside|
|SK15||STALYBRIDGE||Stalybridge, Carrbrook, Heyrod, Matley, Millbrook||Tameside|
|SK17||BUXTON||Buxton, Tideswell, Hartington, Longnor, Chelmorton||High Peak, Derbyshire Dales, Staffordshire Moorlands|
|SK22||HIGH PEAK||Birch Vale, Hayfield, Little Hayfield, New Mills, Rowarth||High Peak|
|SK23||HIGH PEAK||Buxworth, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Chinley, Combs, Furness Vale, Kettleshulme, Whaley Bridge||Cheshire East, High Peak|
The SK22 and SK23 districts and the HIGH PEAK post town were formed in 1996, from eastern lands of the SK12 district of STOCKPORT post town.
- "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)
- Royal Mail, Postcode Update 23, July 1996