Template:Attached KML/CW postcode area
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CW is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 53°09′18″N 2°27′29″W / 53.155°N 2.458°W / 53.155; -2.458
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns8
Postcode districts13
Postcode sectors52
Postcodes (live)9,495
Postcodes (total)13,974
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The CW postcode area, also known as the Crewe postcode area,[2] is a group of twelve postcode districts in England, within eight post towns. These cover much of Cheshire, including Crewe, Northwich, Congleton, Middlewich, Nantwich, Sandbach, Tarporley and Winsford, plus very small parts of Staffordshire and Shropshire.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
CW1 CREWE Crewe (north), Haslington, Leighton Cheshire East
CW2 CREWE Crewe (south), Wistaston, Woolstanwood Cheshire East
CW3 CREWE Madeley, Betley, Woore, Audlem Cheshire East, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Shropshire
CW4 CREWE Holmes Chapel, Goostrey, Cranage, Sproston Green Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester
CW5 NANTWICH Nantwich, Willaston, Sound Cheshire East
CW6 TARPORLEY Tarporley, Winsford Rural West Cheshire West and Chester
CW7 WINSFORD Winsford (Town), Wharton, Over, Glebe Green, Darnhall, Stanthorne, Bostock, Wimboldsley Cheshire West and Chester
CW8 NORTHWICH Northwich (west), Hartford, Weaverham, Castle, Greenbank, Cuddington, Sandiway Cheshire West and Chester
CW9 NORTHWICH Northwich (east), Wincham, Lostock Gralam, Rudheath, Leftwich, Davenham, Kingsmead, Antrobus, Comberbach, Aston by Budworth, Appleton (part), High Legh (part) Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire East, Warrington
CW10 MIDDLEWICH Middlewich, Winsford Rural East Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester
CW11 SANDBACH Sandbach, Ettiley Heath, Elworth, Wheelock Cheshire East
CW12 CONGLETON Congleton, North Rode Cheshire East, Staffordshire Moorlands
CW98 CREWE non-geographic


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CW postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.CH postcode areaL postcode areaM postcode areaSK postcode areaST postcode areaSY postcode areaTF postcode areaWA postcode area
CW postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CH, SK, ST, SY, TF and WA 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)