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Free UK Postcodes List

Free UK Postcodes List

The Free UK Postcodes List is a perfect reference tool for the Postcode geography of the UK. The list contains 124 Postcode Areas and almost 3,000 Postcode Districts.

The "Postcode Area" is the first one or two characters of the Postcode such as B for Birmingham or UB for Uxbridge.  The Postcode District is the first half of the Postcode - everything before the space in the Postcode as you would write it. For example, B1, B2 or B11.

Free Sample 


  • Postcode District Code, e.g. UB7
  • Postcode Area Code, e.g. UB
  • Postcode Area Name, e.g. Uxbridge (Southall)

In addition to the Free UK Postcode List available here, we also offer a range of other lists and products which may help with any analysis and reference regarding to Postcodes you may be undertaking.

Providing a database of all 1.8 million UK Postcodes in the UK. This database is updated every 3 months and is perfect for Postcode validation applications.


The list of Postcode Areas data covers the United Kingdom.

Supply Format

The data is supplied as a Comma Separated Variable (CSV) delimited text file using double quotes by default. This field format will open very easily using almost any software application including but not limited to Excel, Word, Notepad, Access, SQL etc.  Due to the size of the file, older versions of Excel may not be an option as Excel limits any file size to around 65,000 rows / records.


The list of Postcode Areas is by default emailed at the time of order using a secure download link delivery method.  If you require the data supplied in another format then we will be more than happy to accommodate you where reasonable to do so at no extra cost.


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