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L postcode area

Liverpool postcode area
L is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode area L
Postcode area name Liverpool
Post towns 4
Postcode districts 65
Postcode sectors 581
Postcodes (live) 20,322
Postcodes (total) 42,024
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The L postcode area, also known as the Liverpool postcode area,[2] is a group of postcode districts in Merseyside, Cheshire and Lancashire, specifically around Liverpool in England and including Bootle, Ormskirk and Prescot. In 1999, postcodes for the Wirral Peninsula (L41-L66) were transferred from L to the CH postcode area.[3]


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
L1 LIVERPOOL City Centre Liverpool
L2 LIVERPOOL City Centre Liverpool
L3 LIVERPOOL City Centre, Everton, Vauxhall, Liverpool
L4 LIVERPOOL Anfield, Kirkdale, Walton Liverpool
L5 LIVERPOOL Anfield, Everton, Kirkdale, Vauxhall Liverpool
L6 LIVERPOOL Anfield, City Centre, Everton, Fairfield, Kensington, Tuebrook, Liverpool
L7 LIVERPOOL City Centre, Edge Hill, Fairfield, Kensington, Liverpool
L8 LIVERPOOL City Centre, Dingle, Toxteth Liverpool
L9 LIVERPOOL Aintree, Fazakerley, Orrell Park, Walton, Liverpool, Sefton
L10 LIVERPOOL Aintree Village, Fazakerley Sefton, Liverpool, Knowsley
L11 LIVERPOOL Clubmoor, Croxteth, Gillmoss, Norris Green Liverpool
L12 LIVERPOOL Croxteth Park, West Derby, Liverpool
L13 LIVERPOOL Clubmoor, Old Swan, Stoneycroft, Tuebrook Liverpool
L14 LIVERPOOL Broadgreen, Dovecot, Knotty Ash, Page Moss Liverpool, Knowsley
L15 LIVERPOOL Wavertree, Liverpool
L16 LIVERPOOL Broadgreen, Bowring Park, Childwall Liverpool, Knowsley
L17 LIVERPOOL Aigburth, St Michael's Hamlet, Sefton Park Liverpool
L18 LIVERPOOL Allerton, Mossley Hill Liverpool
L19 LIVERPOOL Aigburth, Garston, Grassendale Liverpool
L20 BOOTLE Bootle, Orrell Sefton, Liverpool
L20 LIVERPOOL Kirkdale Liverpool
L21 LIVERPOOL Ford, Litherland, Seaforth Sefton, Liverpool
L22 LIVERPOOL Waterloo Sefton
L23 LIVERPOOL Blundellsands, Brighton-le-Sands, Crosby, Little Crosby, Thornton, Sefton
L24 LIVERPOOL Hale, Speke Halton, Liverpool
L25 LIVERPOOL Belle Vale, Gateacre, Hunts Cross, Woolton, Halewood Liverpool, Knowsley
L26 LIVERPOOL Halewood Liverpool, Knowsley
L27 LIVERPOOL Netherley Liverpool
L28 LIVERPOOL Stockbridge Village, Liverpool, Knowsley
L29 LIVERPOOL Lunt, Sefton Village, Sefton
L30 BOOTLE Bootle, Netherton Sefton
L31 LIVERPOOL Maghull, Lydiate, Melling, Waddicar Sefton
L32 LIVERPOOL Kirkby Knowsley
L33 LIVERPOOL Kirkby Knowsley
L34 PRESCOT Prescot, Knowsley Village, Knowsley
L35 PRESCOT Prescot, Whiston, Rainhill Knowsley, St Helens
L36 LIVERPOOL Huyton, Roby, Tarbock Knowsley
L37 LIVERPOOL Formby, Little Altcar, Great Altcar Sefton
L38 LIVERPOOL Ince Blundell, Hightown Sefton
L39 ORMSKIRK Ormskirk, Aughton West Lancashire
L40 ORMSKIRK Burscough, Mawdesley, Scarisbrick, Rufford, Holmeswood West Lancashire, Chorley
L67 LIVERPOOL Littlewoods Pools[4] non-geographic
L68 LIVERPOOL Vernons Pools[4] non-geographic
L69 LIVERPOOL PO boxes in central Liverpool, government departments in Liverpool and Bootle, Liverpool University[4] non-geographic
L70 LIVERPOOL seasonal response mail[4] non-geographic
L71 LIVERPOOL American Express[4] non-geographic
L72 LIVERPOOL Littlewoods[4] non-geographic
L73 LIVERPOOL BT Group, large Selectapost users[4] non-geographic
L74 LIVERPOOL HM Revenue and Customs (Customs and Excise)[4] non-geographic
L75 LIVERPOOL HM Revenue and Customs (Inland Revenue)[4] non-geographic
L80 BOOTLE non-geographic[5]


L postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CH, PR, WA and WN postcode areas.

See also


  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products.  
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
  3. ^ Wirral Globe - Why we are changing postcodes - Royal Mail
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Postcode Update 54" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. March 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 

External links

  • Photographing Every Street in the Liverpool Postal Area
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