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Coordinates: 54°31′41″N 1°33′11″W / 54.528°N 1.553°W / 54.528; -1.553

Darlington postcode area
DL is located in United Kingdom
Postcode area DL
Postcode area name Darlington
Post towns 14
Postcode districts 17
Postcode sectors 65
Postcodes (live) 13,031
Postcodes (total) 15,448
Statistics as at October 2006[1]

The DL postcode area, also known as the Darlington postcode area,[2] is a group of postal districts around Barnard Castle, Bedale, Bishop Auckland, Catterick Garrison, Crook, Darlington, Ferryhill, Hawes, Leyburn, Newton Aycliffe, Northallerton, Richmond, Shildon and Spennymoor in England.



The approximate coverage of the postal districts:

Postal district Post town Coverage Local authority
DL1 DARLINGTON Darlington East Darlington
DL2 DARLINGTON Staindrop, Gainford & Darlington new estates County Durham & Darlington
DL3 DARLINGTON Darlington West Darlington
DL4 SHILDON Shildon County Durham
DL5 NEWTON AYCLIFFE Newton Aycliffe & Heighington County Durham
DL6 NORTHALLERTON Northallerton East & Ingleby Cross North Yorkshire
DL7 NORTHALLERTON Northallerton West North Yorkshire
DL8 BEDALE, HAWES, LEYBURN Wensleydale & Bedale North Yorkshire
DL9 CATTERICK GARRISON Catterick Garrison North Yorkshire
DL10 RICHMOND Richmond, Catterick, Brompton-upon-Swale & Scotch Corner North Yorkshire
DL11 RICHMOND Swaledale & Arkengarthdale North Yorkshire
DL12 BARNARD CASTLE Barnard Castle, Bowes & Middleton-in-Teesdale County Durham
DL13 BISHOP AUCKLAND Stanhope, Frosterley, Wolsingham & Tow Law County Durham
DL14 BISHOP AUCKLAND Bishop Auckland & Evenwood County Durham
DL15 CROOK Crook & Willington County Durham
DL16 SPENNYMOOR Spennymoor County Durham
DL17 FERRYHILL Ferryhill, Chilton, Cornforth & Bishop Middleham County Durham

Adjacent areas

The adjacent postcode areas are (clockwise from east) - TS (Cleveland) - YO (York) - HG (Harrogate) - BD (Bradford) - CA (City of Carlisle) - NE (Newcastle upon Tyne) - DH (Durham) .
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)


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