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The S postcode area, also known as the Sheffield postcode area,[2] is a group of 45 postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of eight post towns. These districts cover much of South Yorkshire (including Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Mexborough), part of north Derbyshire (including Chesterfield, Dronfield and the Hope Valley) and north-west Nottinghamshire (including Worksop).

Sheffield postcode area
S is located in the United Kingdom
S
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Postcode areaS
Postcode area nameSheffield
Post towns8
Postcode districts52
Postcode sectors248
Postcodes (live)33,053
Postcodes (total)47,087
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

HistoryEdit

There was originally an S sector of the London postal district, which was abolished in 1868.

Similarly, there were also S-prefixed postal districts in the compass-based system used in Glasgow: the former S1, S2, S3 and S4 areas on the South Side of Glasgow now have postcodes from G41 to G44.

The S20 district was formerly numbered S19; S21, S25 and S26 were formerly numbered S31, while S32 to S36 were formerly numbered S30.

The S64 district, Mexborough, was earmarked for use as DN13 which has never been used, see DN postcode area.

CoverageEdit

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
S1 SHEFFIELD Sheffield City Centre Sheffield
S2 SHEFFIELD Arbourthorne, Heeley, Highfield, Manor, Norfolk Park, Wybourn, Park Hill Sheffield
S3 SHEFFIELD Broomhall, Burngreave, Neepsend, Netherthorpe Sheffield
S4 SHEFFIELD Grimesthorpe, Pitsmoor Sheffield
S5 SHEFFIELD Firth Park, Fir Vale, Longley, Shirecliffe, Shiregreen, Southey Green, Parson Cross, Wincobank Sheffield
S6 SHEFFIELD Bradfield, Dungworth, Hillsborough, Holdworth, Hollow Meadows, Loxley, Malin Bridge, Middlewood, Stannington, Storrs, Upperthorpe, Walkley, Wadsley Bridge, Wisewood, Wadsley, Fox Hill, Sheffield
S7 SHEFFIELD Abbeydale, Carter Knowle, Nether Edge, Millhouses Sheffield
S8 SHEFFIELD Batemoor, Beauchief, Greenhill, Jordanthorpe, Lowedges, Meersbrook, Norton, Norton Lees, Woodseats Sheffield
S9 SHEFFIELD Attercliffe, Brightside, Darnall, Meadowhall, Tinsley, Wincobank Sheffield
S10 SHEFFIELD Broomhill, Broomhall, Crookes, Crookesmoor, Crosspool, Fulwood, Ranmoor Sheffield
S11 SHEFFIELD Ecclesall, Endcliffe Park, Ecclesall Road, Greystones, Hunter's Bar, Millhouses, Sharrow Vale, Nether Edge, Whirlow, Brincliffe Sheffield
S12 SHEFFIELD Birley, Gleadless, Gleadless Townend, Frecheville, Hackenthorpe, Intake, Ridgeway North East Derbyshire, Sheffield
S13 SHEFFIELD Fence, Handsworth, Richmond, Woodhouse Rotherham, Sheffield
S14 SHEFFIELD Gleadless Valley Sheffield
S17 SHEFFIELD Dore, Totley, Bradway Sheffield
S18 DRONFIELD Coal Aston, Dronfield, Dronfield Woodhouse, Holmesfield, Unstone North East Derbyshire
S20 SHEFFIELD Beighton, Crystal Peaks, Halfway, Mosborough, Owlthorpe, Sothall, Waterthorpe, Westfield, Sheffield
S21 SHEFFIELD Eckington, Killamarsh, Renishaw, Spinkhill North East Derbyshire
S25 SHEFFIELD Anston, Dinnington, Laughton-en-le-Morthen Rotherham
S26 SHEFFIELD Aston, Aughton, Harthill, Kiveton Park, Swallownest, Todwick, Wales Rotherham
S32 HOPE VALLEY Calver, Eyam, Grindleford, Hathersage, Stoney Middleton Derbyshire Dales
S33 HOPE VALLEY Bamford, Bradwell, Castleton, Edale, Hope, Yorkshire Bridge High Peak
S35 SHEFFIELD Chapeltown, Crane Moor, Ecclesfield, Grenoside, High Green, Oughtibridge, Thurgoland, Wharncliffe Side, Wortley Sheffield
S36 SHEFFIELD Penistone, Thurlstone, Millhouse Green, Oxspring, Stocksbridge, Deepcar, Bolsterstone, Catshaw Barnsley, Sheffield
S40 CHESTERFIELD Central and West Chesterfield, Brampton Chesterfield
S41 CHESTERFIELD Hasland, North Chesterfield, Old Whittington Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire
S42 CHESTERFIELD Holymoorside, Grassmoor, North Wingfield, Tupton, Wingerworth, Mastin Moor Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire
S43 CHESTERFIELD Brimington, Barlborough, Clowne, Inkersall Green, Staveley Bolsover, Chesterfield
S44 CHESTERFIELD Bolsover, Calow, Sutton cum Duckmanton, Scarcliffe Bolsover, North East Derbyshire
S45 CHESTERFIELD Ashover, Clay Cross, Pilsley North East Derbyshire
S49 CHESTERFIELD Bulk users non-geographic
S60 ROTHERHAM Brinsworth, Catcliffe, Canklow, Clifton Central Rotherham, Masbrough, Moorgate, Treeton, Whiston Rotherham
S61 ROTHERHAM Greasbrough, Kimberworth, Rockingham, Thorpe Hesley, Munsborough, Scholes, Ferham Rotherham
S62 ROTHERHAM Rawmarsh, Wentworth, Parkgate Rotherham
S63 ROTHERHAM Bolton-on-Dearne, Goldthorpe, Thurnscoe, Brampton, Wath-on-Dearne, West Melton Barnsley, Rotherham
S64 MEXBOROUGH Mexborough, Swinton, Kilnhurst, Adwick Upon Dearne Doncaster, Rotherham
S65 ROTHERHAM Herringthorpe, Hooton Roberts, Ravenfield, Thrybergh, East Dene
S66 ROTHERHAM Bramley Hellaby, Maltby, Thurcroft, Wickersley, Braithwell Rotherham
S70 BARNSLEY Central Barnsley, Birdwell, Stairfoot, Worsborough, Kendray Barnsley
S71 BARNSLEY Ardsley, Athersley, Monk Bretton, Lundwood, Royston Barnsley
S72 BARNSLEY Brierley, Cudworth, Grimethorpe, Shafton, South Hiendley Barnsley, City of Wakefield
S73 BARNSLEY Darfield, Wombwell, Hemingfield Barnsley, Rotherham
S74 BARNSLEY Elsecar, Hoyland, Jump, Blacker Hill Barnsley
S75 BARNSLEY Barugh Green, Cawthorne, Darton, Dodworth, Gawber, Mapplewell, Pogmoor, Staincross, Wilthorpe, Tankersley, Kexborough Barnsley
S80 WORKSOP Creswell, Thorpe Salvin, South Worksop, Whitwell Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Rotherham
S81 WORKSOP Blyth, Carlton-in-Lindrick, Langold, North Worksop, Shireoaks, Woodsetts Bassetlaw, Rotherham
S94 SHEFFIELD Census 2021 non-geographic
S95 SHEFFIELD Bulk users non-geographic
S96 SHEFFIELD Bulk users non-geographic
S97 ROTHERHAM, SHEFFIELD Bulk users non-geographic
S98 SHEFFIELD Bulk users non-geographic
S99 SHEFFIELD Jobcentre Plus non-geographic

MapEdit

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S postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby DE, DN, HD, NG, SK and WF 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)

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