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Bolton postcode area
BL is located in United Kingdom
Postcode area BL
Postcode area name Bolton
Post towns 2
Postcode districts 12
Postcode sectors 53
Postcodes (live) 10,447
Postcodes (total) 12,889
Statistics as at October 2006[1]

The BL postcode area, also known as the Bolton postcode area,[2] is a group of postal districts around the towns of Bolton and Bury in Greater Manchester, England.



The approximate coverage of the postal districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority
BL0 BURY Bury, Ramsbottom, Edenfield, Shuttleworth Bury and Rossendale
BL1 BOLTON Bolton, Smithills, Halliwell, Heaton Bolton
BL2 BOLTON Bolton, Ainsworth, Bradley Fold, Bradshaw, Breightmet, Harwood Bolton, Bury
BL3 BOLTON Bolton, Little Lever Bolton
BL4 BOLTON Bolton, Farnworth, Kearsley Bolton
BL5 BOLTON Bolton, Over Hulton, Westhoughton Bolton
BL6 BOLTON Bolton, Blackrod, Horwich, Lostock, Rivington Bolton, Chorley
BL7 BOLTON Bolton, Belmont, Bromley Cross, Chapeltown, Edgworth, Egerton, Turton Blackburn with Darwen, Bolton
BL8 BURY Bury, Brandlesholme, Greenmount, Affetside, Hawkshaw, Holcombe, Ramsbottom, Tottington, Walshaw Blackburn with Darwen, Bury
BL9 BURY Bury, Heap, Heap Bridge, Nangreaves, Summerseat, Unsworth, Walmersley Bury
BL11[3] BOLTON Bolton Bolton
BL78[3] BOLTON Bolton Bolton
BL80[3] BOLTON Bolton Bolton

Adjacent areas

The adjacent postcode areas are (clockwise from east) - OL (Oldham) - M (Manchester) - WN (Wigan) - PR (Preston) - BB (Blackburn) .
Adjacent postcode areas



See also


  1. ^ "National Statistics Postcode Directory" (PDF). Office for National Statistics Postcode Directory (November 2006). Office for National Statistics. November 2006. Retrieved 2009-05-29.  
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
  3. ^ a b c Royal Mail non-geographic postcodes (PDF). URL accessed 23 November 2007.

Coordinates: 53°35′N 2°25′W / 53.58°N 2.41°W / 53.58; -2.41



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