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Coordinates: 54°03′00″N 2°47′53″W / 54.050°N 2.798°W / 54.050; -2.798

Lancaster postcode area
LA is located in United Kingdom
Postcode area LA
Postcode area name Lancaster
Post towns 17
Postcode districts 23
Postcode sectors 60
Postcodes (live) 11,836
Postcodes (total) 13,761
Statistics as at October 2006 [1]

The LA postcode area, also known as the Lancaster postcode area[2], is a group of postal districts around Ambleside, Askam-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness, Broughton-in-Furness, Carnforth, Coniston, Dalton-in-Furness, Grange-over-Sands, Kendal, Kirkby-in-Furness, Lancaster, Millom, Milnthorpe, Morecambe, Sedbergh, Ulverston and Windermere in England.



The approximate coverage of the postal districts:

Postal district Post town Coverage Local authority
LA1 LANCASTER Lancaster, Aldcliffe, Bailrigg City of Lancaster
LA2 LANCASTER Lancaster, Abbeystead, Aldcliffe, Aughton, Austwick, Bailrigg, Bay Horse, Caton, Clapham, Cockerham, Dolphinholme, Ellel, Farleton, Galgate, Glasson Dock, Halton, Hest Bank, High Bentham, Hornby, Quernmore, Tatham, Wharfe City of Lancaster, Craven
LA3 MORECAMBE Morecambe, Heysham, Middleton, Overton, Sunderland Point City of Lancaster
LA4 MORECAMBE Morecambe, Torrisholme City of Lancaster
LA5 CARNFORTH Carnforth, Arnside, Silverdale, Warton, Bolton-Le-Sands City of Lancaster, South Lakeland
LA6 CARNFORTH Arkholme, Cantsfield, Casterton, Ingleton, Ireby, Kirkby Lonsdale, Masongill, Tunstall, Whittington City of Lancaster, Craven, South Lakeland
LA7 MILNTHORPE Milnthorpe, Beetham, Storth, Heversham South Lakeland
LA8 KENDAL Kendal, Sizergh, Grayrigg South Lakeland
LA9 KENDAL Kendal, Burneside, Sedgwick South Lakeland
LA10 SEDBERGH Sedbergh, Dent South Lakeland
LA11 GRANGE-OVER-SANDS Grange-over-Sands, Allithwaite South Lakeland
LA12 ULVERSTON Ulverston, Backbarrow, Leece, Newby Bridge South Lakeland
LA13 BARROW-IN-FURNESS Barrow-in-Furness Barrow-in-Furness
LA14 BARROW-IN-FURNESS Barrow-in-Furness, Walney Island Barrow-in-Furness
LA15 DALTON-IN-FURNESS Dalton-in-Furness Barrow-in-Furness
LA16 ASKAM-IN-FURNESS Askam-in-Furness Barrow-in-Furness
LA17 KIRKBY-IN-FURNESS Kirkby-in-Furness South Lakeland
LA18 MILLOM Millom Copeland
LA19 MILLOM Millom, Waberthwaite, Bootle Copeland
LA20 BROUGHTON-IN-FURNESS Broughton-in-Furness South Lakeland
LA21 CONISTON Coniston South Lakeland
LA22 AMBLESIDE Ambleside, Hawkshead, Near Sawrey South Lakeland
LA23 WINDERMERE Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Troutbeck South Lakeland

Adjacent areas

The adjacent postcode areas are (clockwise from east) - BD (Bradford) - BB (Blackburn) - PR (Preston) - FY (Blackpool) - IM (Isle of Man) - CA (City of Carlisle) - DL (Darlington) .
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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