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Chelmsford postcode area
CM is located in United Kingdom
Postcode area CM
Postcode area name Chelmsford
Post towns 16
Postcode districts 26
Postcode sectors 95
Postcodes (live) 17,689
Postcodes (total) 24,228
Statistics as at October 2006[1]

The CM postcode area, also known as the Chelmsford postcode area,[2] is a group of postal districts in central Essex, England around the towns of Billericay, Braintree, Brentwood, Burnham-on-Crouch, Chelmsford, Dunmow, Epping, Harlow, Ingatestone, Maldon, Ongar, Southminster, Stansted and Witham.

The main sorting office is in Chelmsford. The area also covers a small part of eastern Hertfordshire including the towns of Bishop's Stortford and Sawbridgeworth.



The Stansted post town (CM24) is entirely surrounded by the Bishop's Stortford post town (CM22 and CM23).[2]

The approximate coverage of the postal districts:

Postal district Post town Coverage District
CM0 SOUTHMINSTER (CM0 7xx) Southminster, Bradwell, Tillingham, Asheldham, Dengie Maldon
BURNHAM-ON-CROUCH (CM0 8xx) Burnham-on-Crouch, Tillingham Maldon
CM1 CHELMSFORD Chelmsford, Writtle Chelmsford
CM2 Chelmsford Chelmsford
CM3 South Woodham Ferrers, Boreham, Maylandsea Chelmsford
CM4 INGATESTONE Blackmore, Fryerning, Ingatestone, Stock Brentwood
CM5 ONGAR Chipping Ongar, High Ongar, Bobbingworth, Moreton, The Lavers, The Rodings Epping Forest
CM6 DUNMOW Great Dunmow, Felsted Uttlesford
CM7 BRAINTREE Braintree Braintree
CM8 WITHAM Witham Braintree
CM9 MALDON Maldon, Tollesbury, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Tolleshunt Knights Maldon
CM11 BILLERICAY Billericay (East), Great Burstead Basildon
CM12 Billericay (West) Basildon
CM13 BRENTWOOD Brentwood, East Horndon, Great Warley, Herongate, Hutton, Ingrave, Little Warley, West Horndon Brentwood
CM14 Brentwood Brentwood
CM15 Brentwood, Doddinghurst, Kelvedon Hatch, Mountnessing, Stondon Massey Brentwood
CM16 EPPING Epping, Theydon Bois Epping Forest
CM17 HARLOW Harlow, Old Harlow, Matching, Matching Tye, Matching Green Harlow and Epping Forest
CM18 Harlow Harlow
CM19 Harlow, Roydon Harlow and Epping Forest
CM20 Harlow Harlow
CM21 SAWBRIDGEWORTH Sawbridgeworth East Hertfordshire
CM22 BISHOP'S STORTFORD Bishop's Stortford East Hertfordshire,Uttlesford
CM23 Bishop's Stortford East Hertfordshire, Uttlesford
CM24 STANSTED Stansted Mountfitchet Uttlesford
CM77 BRAINTREE Braintree, Great Notley, Rayne Braintree

Adjacent areas

The adjacent postcode areas are (clockwise from east) - SS (Southend on Sea) - RM (Romford) - IG (Ilford) - EN (Enfield) - SG (Stevenage) - CB (Cambridge) - CO (Colchester) .
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. ^ a b Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)

External links

Coordinates: 51°42′N 0°27′E / 51.70°N 0.45°E / 51.70; 0.45



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