Template:Attached KML/CT postcode area
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CT is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 51°15′25″N 1°13′55″E / 51.257°N 1.232°E / 51.257; 1.232
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns13
Postcode districts22
Postcode sectors83
Postcodes (live)14,846
Postcodes (total)19,715
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The CT postcode area, also known as the Canterbury postcode area,[2] is a group of 21 postcode districts in South East England, within 13 post towns. These cover much of east Kent, including Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone, Birchington, Broadstairs, Deal, Herne Bay, Hythe, Margate, Ramsgate, Sandwich, Westgate-on-Sea and Whitstable.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
CT1 CANTERBURY Canterbury (City centre, St Martins, Northgate and Sturry Road, South Canterbury, Thanington) Canterbury
CT2 CANTERBURY Canterbury (Hales Place, London Road, St Stephen’s and Broad Oak Road, St Dunstans and Whitstable Road), Harbledown, Rough Common, Sturry, Fordwich, Blean, Tyler Hill, Broad Oak, Westbere Canterbury
CT3 CANTERBURY Wingham, Hersden, Ash, Littlebourne Canterbury, Dover
CT4 CANTERBURY Canterbury (Nackington Road, Stuppington), Chartham, Bridge, Nackington, Lower Hardres, Patrixbourne, Bekesbourne, Chartham Hatch, Part of Harbledown and Rough Common Canterbury
CT5 WHITSTABLE Whitstable, Seasalter, Tankerton, Chestfield, Swalecliffe, Yorkletts Canterbury
CT6 HERNE BAY Herne Bay, Herne, Broomfield, Greenhill, Eddington, Beltinge, Reculver Canterbury
CT7 BIRCHINGTON Birchington-on-Sea, St Nicholas-at-Wade, Sarre, Acol Thanet
CT8 WESTGATE-ON-SEA Westgate-on-Sea Thanet
CT9 MARGATE Margate, Cliftonville, Birchington, Garlinge, Westbrook Thanet
CT10 BROADSTAIRS Broadstairs, St Peter's Thanet
CT11 RAMSGATE Ramsgate, Pegwell Thanet
CT12 RAMSGATE Northwood, Minster-in-Thanet, Cliffsend, Monkton, Manston Thanet
CT13 SANDWICH Sandwich, Eastry, Woodnesborough, Great Stonar, Richborough Dover
CT14 DEAL Deal, Walmer, Kingsdown, Ringwould, Sholden, Great Mongeham, Worth, Ripple, Tilmanstone, Betteshanger Dover
CT15 DOVER Alkham, Lydden, Eythorne, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Elvington Dover
CT16 DOVER Dover (town centre and roughly east of A256), Whitfield, Temple Ewell Dover
CT17 DOVER Dover (roughly west of A256), Tower Hamlets, River Dover
CT18 FOLKESTONE Hawkinge, Lyminge, Etchinghill, Capel-le-Ferne, Densole, Newington Folkestone and Hythe, Dover
CT19 FOLKESTONE Folkestone (north), Cheriton Folkestone and Hythe
CT20 FOLKESTONE Folkestone (south), Sandgate Folkestone and Hythe
CT21 HYTHE Hythe, Saltwood, Lympne, Postling, Newingreen, West Hythe, Westenhanger Folkestone and Hythe
CT50 FOLKESTONE Saga Group non-geographic[3]


Template:Attached KML/CT postcode area
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CT postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.ME postcode areaTN postcode area
CT postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby ME and TN postcode areas.

See also


  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. May 2020. Table 2. Retrieved 19 June 2020. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
  3. ^ "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2012.