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Coordinates: 53°40′59″N 1°29′56″W / 53.683°N 1.499°W / 53.683; -1.499

Wakefield postcode area
WF is located in United Kingdom
Postcode area WF
Postcode area name Wakefield
Post towns 11
Postcode districts 17
Postcode sectors 68
Postcodes (live) 13,853
Postcodes (total) 16,572
Statistics as at October 2006 [1]

The WF postcode area, also known as the Wakefield postcode area[2], is a group of postal districts around Batley, Castleford, Dewsbury, Heckmondwike, Knottingley, Liversedge, Mirfield, Normanton, Ossett, Horbury, Pontefract and Wakefield in England.



The approximate coverage of the postal districts:

Postal district Post town Coverage Local authority
WF1 WAKEFIELD Alverthorpe, Eastmoor, Kirkthorpe, Outwood, Wakefield City Centre. Wakefield
WF2 WAKEFIELD Kirkhamgate, Kettlethorpe, Lupset, Newmillerdam, Sandal, Thornes, Walton (Wakefield). Wakefield
WF3 WAKEFIELD East Ardsley, Lofthouse, Lofthouse Gate, Robin Hood, Stanley, Tingley, West Ardsley Leeds and Wakefield
WF4 WAKEFIELD Crigglestone, Crofton, Durkar, Flockton, Havercroft, Horbury, Netherton, New Crofton, Ryhill, West Bretton, Woolley. Wakefield and Kirklees.
WF5 OSSETT Gawthorpe, Ossett. Wakefield
WF6 NORMANTON Altofts, Normanton Wakefield
WF7 PONTEFRACT Ackworth Moor Top, Featherstone, Purston Jaglin, Streethouse Wakefield
WF8 PONTEFRACT Darrington, Kirk Smeaton, Pontefract (Monkhill), Thorpe Audlin. Wakefield, Selby and Doncaster.
WF9 PONTEFRACT Badsworth, Fitzwilliam, Hemsworth, Kinsley, South Elmsall, South Kirkby, Upton. Wakefield and Doncaster.
WF10 CASTLEFORD Airedale, Allerton Bywater, Castleford, Glasshoughton. Wakefield and Leeds
WF11 KNOTTINGLEY Brotherton, Byram, Criddling Stubbs, Kellingley, Knottingley. Wakefield and Selby.
WF12 DEWSBURY Chickenley, Dewsbury, Savile Town, Shaw Cross, Thornhill, Thornhill Lees. Kirklees and Wakefield
WF13 DEWSBURY Dewsbury Moor, Ravensthorpe, Staincliffe. Kirklees
WF14 MIRFIELD Hopton, Mirfield Kirklees
WF15 LIVERSEDGE Roberttown, Liversedge Kirklees
WF16 HECKMONDWIKE Heckmondwike Kirklees
WF17 BATLEY Birstall, Batley, Staincliffe. Kirklees

Adjacent areas

The adjacent postcode areas are (clockwise from east) - DN (Doncaster) - S (Sheffield) - HD (Huddersfield) - BD (Bradford) - LS (Leeds) - YO (York) .
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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