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Wigan postcode area
WN is located in United Kingdom
Postcode area WN
Postcode area name Wigan
Post towns 3
Postcode districts 8
Postcode sectors 33
Postcodes (live) 7,014
Postcodes (total) 8,442
Statistics as at October 2006 [1]

The WN postcode area, also known as the Wigan postcode area[2], is a group of postal districts in North West England that are sub-divisions of three post towns. It covers parts of Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Lancashire.



The approximate coverage of the postal districts:

Postal district Post town Coverage Local authority
WN1 WIGAN Haigh, Ince, Swinley, Wigan Wigan
WN2 WIGAN Abram, Aspull, Bamfurlong, Bickershaw, Haigh, Hindley, Hindley Green, Ince, Platt Bridge Wigan
WN3 WIGAN Goose Green, Ince, Winstanley, Worsley Mesnes Wigan
WN4 WIGAN Ashton-in-Makerfield, Garswood Wigan, St Helens
WN5 WIGAN Billinge, Newtown, Higher End, Orrell, Pemberton, Winstanley, Worsley Hall, Marsh Green. Wigan, St Helens
WN6 WIGAN Appley Bridge, Shevington, Standish, Standish Lower Ground, Wrightington Wigan, West Lancashire
WN7 LEIGH Hope Carr, Landside, Leigh, Low Common, Bedford, Westleigh, Pennington, Higher Folds Wigan
WN8 SKELMERSDALE, WIGAN Chapel House, Dalton, Holland Moor, Newburgh, Parbold, Roby Mill, Skelmersdale, Southway, Upholland West Lancashire

Adjacent areas

The adjacent postcode areas are (clockwise from east) - M (Manchester) - WA (Warrington) - L (Liverpool) - PR (Preston) - BL (Bolton).
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)

Coordinates: 53°33′N 2°38′W / 53.55°N 2.63°W / 53.55; -2.63



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