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Royal Mail Postcodes For Free

Royal Mail Postcodes For Free

The Royal Mail Postcodes For Free is a perfect reference tool for the Postcode geography of the UK. The list contains 124 Postcode Areas (with Post Town) 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.

In addition to the Royal Mail Postcodes For Free 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.

Free Sample 


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


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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