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The SK postcode area, also known as the Stockport postcode area,[2] 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
SK is located in the United Kingdom
SK
SK
Postcode areaSK
Postcode area nameStockport
Post towns11
Postcode districts19
Postcode sectors113
Postcodes (live)16,309
Postcodes (total)23,893
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The series is consecutive from SK1 save that after SK17 follow SK22 and SK23.

CoverageEdit

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
SK1 STOCKPORT Stockport Stockport
SK2 STOCKPORT Stockport, Offerton Stockport
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
SK16 DUKINFIELD Dukinfield 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.[3]

MapEdit

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SK postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CW, DE, HD, M, OL, S, ST and WA postcode areas.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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)
  3. ^ Royal Mail, Postcode Update 23, July 1996

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