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Coordinates: 54°43′01″N 1°35′38″W / 54.717°N 1.594°W / 54.717; -1.594

Durham postcode area
DH is located in United Kingdom
DH
Postcode area DH
Postcode area name Durham
Post towns 5
Postcode districts 12
Postcode sectors 46
Postcodes (live) 8,821
Postcodes (total) 10,569
Statistics as at October 2006[1]

The DH postcode area, also known as the Durham postcode area,[2] is a group of postal districts around Chester le Street, Consett, Durham, Houghton le Spring and Stanley in England.

Contents

Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postal districts:

Postal district Post town Coverage Local authority
DH1 DURHAM Durham County Durham
DH2 CHESTER LE STREET Chester-le-Street County Durham
DH3 CHESTER LE STREET North East Chester-le-Street (North Lodge, Great Lumley), Birtley County Durham, Gateshead
DH4 HOUGHTON LE SPRING Houghton le Spring (West of A690) Sunderland
DH5 HOUGHTON LE SPRING Houghton le Spring (East of A690) & Hetton-le-Hole Sunderland
DH6 DURHAM Thornley & Coxhoe County Durham
DH7 DURHAM Brandon, Lanchester, Esh Winning, Burnhope, Langley Park, Sacriston, Ushaw Moor County Durham
DH8 CONSETT Consett, Ebchester County Durham
DH9 STANLEY Dipton & Stanley County Durham
DH97 DURHAM
DH98 DURHAM Used by BT
DH99 DURHAM Post Office boxes

Adjacent areas

The adjacent postcode areas are (clockwise from east) - SR (Sunderland) - DL (Darlington) - NE (Newcastle upon Tyne) .
Adjacent postcode areas
NE


DH
SR

DL

See also

References

  1. ^ "National Statistics Postcode Directory" (PDF). Office for National Statistics Postcode Directory (November 2006). Office for National Statistics. November 2006. http://www.statistics.gov.uk/geography/downloads/NSPDVersionNotes.pdf. Retrieved 2009-05-29.  
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
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