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The WV postcode area, also known as the Wolverhampton postcode area,[2] is a group of 16 consecutive, geographic postcode districts in England for 4 post towns. These are for post towns: Wolverhampton, Willenhall and Bilston primarily in the West Midlands and the post town of Bridgnorth, primarily covering parts of south-west Staffordshire and south-east Shropshire.

Wolverhampton postcode area
WV is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode areaWV
Postcode area nameWolverhampton
Post towns4
Postcode districts16
Postcode sectors58
Postcodes (live)9,453
Postcodes (total)12,893
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

Mail for this area is sorted at the North West Midlands Mail Centre in Wolverhampton. As at 2019 three non-geographic WV postcode districts exist.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
WV1 WOLVERHAMPTON Wolverhampton City Centre, Horseley Fields, East Park Wolverhampton
WV1 WILLENHALL PO Boxes non-geographic[3][4]
WV2 WOLVERHAMPTON All Saints, Blakenhall, Parkfields Wolverhampton
WV3 WOLVERHAMPTON Finchfield, Compton, Castlecroft Wolverhampton
WV4 WOLVERHAMPTON Penn, Warstones, Merry Hill, parts of Goldthorn Park and Parkfields Wolverhampton
WV5 WOLVERHAMPTON Wombourne South Staffordshire
WV6 WOLVERHAMPTON Whitmore Reans, Perton, Pattingham, Tettenhall Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire
WV7 WOLVERHAMPTON Albrighton Shropshire
WV8 WOLVERHAMPTON Codsall, Pendeford, Rakegate, Bilbrook South Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
WV9 WOLVERHAMPTON Pendeford, Coven Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire
WV10 WOLVERHAMPTON Low Hill, Bushbury, Heath Town, Fordhouses, Fallings Park, Featherstone, parts of Wednesfield and Brinsford Wolverhampton
WV11 WOLVERHAMPTON Wednesfield Wolverhampton
WV12 WILLENHALL Short Heath, Lodge Farm Wolverhampton, Walsall
WV13 WILLENHALL Shepwell Green, Willenhall Town Wolverhampton, Walsall
WV14 BILSTON Bradley, Bilston Town, Coseley Wolverhampton, Dudley
WV15 BRIDGNORTH Bridgnorth (Low Town) Shropshire
WV16 BRIDGNORTH Bridgnorth (High Town), Ditton Priors Shropshire
WV98 WOLVERHAMPTON Jobcentre Plus non-geographic
WV99 WOLVERHAMPTON Jobcentre Plus non-geographic


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WV postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby B, DY, ST, SY, TF and WS postcode areas.

See alsoEdit


  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. ^ "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  4. ^ "New sectors and localities to 19 October 2012" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. 19 October 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 May 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2012.

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