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WR postcode area

Worcester postcode area
WR is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode area WR
Postcode area name Worcester
Post towns 7
Postcode districts 17
Postcode sectors 50
Postcodes (live) 8,390
Postcodes (total) 11,781
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The WR postcode area, also known as the Worcester postcode area,[2] is a group of fifteen postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of seven post towns. These postcode districts cover much of Worcestershire, including Worcester, Broadway, Droitwich, Evesham, Malvern, Pershore and Tenbury Wells, plus very small parts of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire.


  • Coverage 1
  • Map 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
WR2 WORCESTER Worcester, Malvern Hills
WR3 WORCESTER Worcester, Wychavon
WR4 WORCESTER Worcester, Wychavon
WR5 WORCESTER Worcester, Wychavon, Malvern Hills
WR6 WORCESTER Malvern Hills, Herefordshire
WR8 WORCESTER Malvern Hills, Wychavon
WR9 DROITWICH Wychavon, Wyre Forest
WR10 PERSHORE Wychavon
WR11 BROADWAY non-geographic[3]
WR11 EVESHAM Wychavon, Stratford-on-Avon, Tewkesbury, Cotswold
WR12 BROADWAY Wychavon, Tewkesbury, Cotswold
WR13 MALVERN Malvern Hills, Herefordshire, Forest of Dean
WR14 MALVERN Malvern Hills, Herefordshire
WR15 TENBURY WELLS Malvern Hills, Shropshire, Herefordshire
WR78 WORCESTER Kays Ltd non-geographic[4]
WR99 WORCESTER Kays Ltd non-geographic[4]


WR postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby B, CV, DY, GL, HR and SY postcode areas.

See also


  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products.  
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
  3. ^ "New sectors and localities to 16 November 2012" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. 19 November 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
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