WV postcode area
Postcode district boundaries:
The WV postcode area, also known as the Wolverhampton postcode area, is a group of sixteen postcode districts in England, within four post towns. These cover Wolverhampton, Willenhall and Bilston in the West Midlands, plus parts of south-west Staffordshire and south-east Shropshire (including Bridgnorth).
|Postcode area name|
|Statistics as at May 2020|
Mail for this area is sorted, along with mail for the adjacent DY postcode area, at the North West Midlands Mail Centre in Wolverhampton.
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
|Postcode district||Post town||Coverage||Local authority area(s)|
|WV1||WOLVERHAMPTON||Wolverhampton City Centre, Horseley Fields, East Park||Wolverhampton|
|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, South Staffordshire|
|WV5||WOLVERHAMPTON||Wombourne, Claverley||South Staffordshire, Shropshire|
|WV6||WOLVERHAMPTON||Whitmore Reans, Perton, Pattingham, Tettenhall, Ackleton||Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire, Shropshire|
|WV7||WOLVERHAMPTON||Albrighton||Shropshire, South Staffordshire|
|WV8||WOLVERHAMPTON||Codsall, Rakegate, Bilbrook, Pendeford (west)||South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Wolverhampton|
|WV9||WOLVERHAMPTON||Pendeford, Coven||Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire|
|WV10||WOLVERHAMPTON||Low Hill, Bushbury, Heath Town, Fordhouses, Fallings Park, Featherstone, Shareshill, parts of Wednesfield and Brinsford||Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire|
|WV11||WOLVERHAMPTON||Wednesfield, Essington||Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire|
|WV12||WILLENHALL||Short Heath, Lodge Farm||Walsall, Wolverhampton|
|WV13||WILLENHALL||Willenhall Town, Shepwell Green||Walsall, Wolverhampton|
|WV14||BILSTON||Bradley, Bilston Town, Coseley||Wolverhampton, Dudley|
|WV15||BRIDGNORTH||Bridgnorth (Low Town)||Shropshire|
|WV16||BRIDGNORTH||Bridgnorth (High Town), Ditton Priors||Shropshire|
- "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)
- "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
- "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.