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Dartford postcode area
DA is located in United Kingdom
Postcode area DA
Postcode area name Dartford
Post towns 11
Postcode districts 18
Postcode sectors 58
Postcodes (live) 9,026
Postcodes (total) 11,411
Statistics as at October 2006[1]

The DA postcode area, also known as the Dartford postcode area,[2] is a group of 18 postal districts in England, which are subdivisions of 11 post towns. Some of these postal districts cover places in south east London, some cover places in north west Kent.

The main sorting office is in Dartford and the area served includes most of the London Borough of Bexley, the Kent boroughs of Dartford and Gravesham, and a very small part of the London Borough of Greenwich.



The approximate coverage of the postal districts:

Postal district Post town Coverage Local authority
DA1 DARTFORD Dartford, Crayford, Barnes Cray Dartford (borough), London Borough of Bexley
DA2 DARTFORD Dartford, Joydens Wood (part), Wilmington, Bean Dartford (borough), small sections of Sevenoaks (district)
DA3 LONGFIELD Longfield, Hartley, Fawkham Dartford (borough), Sevenoaks (district)
DA4 DARTFORD Dartford, South Darenth, Farningham, Eynsford Dartford (borough), Sevenoaks (district)
DA5 BEXLEY Bexley, Albany Park, Joydens Wood (part) London Borough of Bexley, Dartford (borough)
DA6 BEXLEYHEATH Bexleyheath, Upton London Borough of Bexley
DA7 BEXLEYHEATH Bexleyheath, Barnehurst London Borough of Bexley
DA8 ERITH Erith, Northumberland Heath, Slade Green London Borough of Bexley
DA9 GREENHITHE Greenhithe, Stone Dartford (borough)
DA10 SWANSCOMBE Swanscombe, Ebbsfleet Dartford (borough)
DA11 GRAVESEND Gravesend (west), Northfleet Gravesham, small section of Dartford (borough)
DA12 GRAVESEND Gravesend (east) Gravesham
DA13 GRAVESEND Meopham Gravesham
DA14 SIDCUP Sidcup, Foots Cray, Albany Park, Longlands London Borough of Bexley
DA15 SIDCUP Sidcup, Blackfen, Longlands, Lamorbey, Avery Hill London Borough of Bexley, small section of London Borough of Greenwich
DA16 WELLING Welling, Falconwood, East Wickham London Borough of Bexley
DA17 BELVEDERE Belvedere, Lessness Heath London Borough of Bexley
DA18 ERITH Erith Marshes, Thamesmead (part) London Borough of Bexley

Adjacent areas

The adjacent postcode areas are (clockwise from east) - ME (Rochester) - TN (Tonbridge) - BR (Bromley) - SE (London SE) - RM (Romford) . The northern boundary is the River Thames.
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)

External links

Coordinates: 51°26′N 0°17′E / 51.44°N 0.28°E / 51.44; 0.28



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