Template:Attached KML/GU postcode area
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GU is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 51°13′19″N 0°43′05″W / 51.222°N 0.718°W / 51.222; -0.718
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns24
Postcode districts40
Postcode sectors144
Postcodes (live)22,119
Postcodes (total)35,570
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The GU postcode area, also known as the Guildford postcode area,[2] is a group of 38 postcode districts in South East England, within 24 post towns. These cover west Surrey (including Guildford, Woking, Godalming, Cranleigh, Farnham, Camberley, Lightwater, Bagshot, Windlesham, Virginia Water, Hindhead and Haslemere), north-east Hampshire (including Aldershot, Farnborough, Fleet, Yateley, Petersfield, Alton, Bordon, Liphook and Liss), northwestern West Sussex (including Petworth and Midhurst) and a small part of south-east Berkshire (including Sandhurst).

Mail for this area is sorted at the Jubilee Mail Centre in Hounslow.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
GU1 GUILDFORD Guildford Town Centre, Slyfield, Merrow, Burpham Guildford
GU2 GUILDFORD Guildford Park, Onslow Village, Park Barn, University of Surrey Guildford
GU3 GUILDFORD Normandy, Puttenham, Worplesdon, Christmas Pie, Flexford Guildford
GU4 GUILDFORD Burpham, Chilworth, Jacobs Well, Shalford Guildford
GU5 GUILDFORD Albury, Bramley, Shere Guildford, Waverley
GU6 CRANLEIGH Cranleigh, Ewhurst, Alfold Waverley
GU7 GODALMING Farncombe, Godalming Waverley
GU8 GODALMING Chiddingfold, Dunsfold, Elstead, Hascombe, Milford, Thursley, Witley Waverley
GU9 FARNHAM Farnham, Badshot Lea, Hale, Heath End Waverley
GU10 FARNHAM Bentley, Frensham, Churt, Crondall, Tongham, Ewshot, Seale, Tilford, Wrecclesham Waverley, East Hampshire, Guildford, Hart
GU11 ALDERSHOT Aldershot Rushmoor
GU12 ALDERSHOT Aldershot, Ash, Ash Green, Ash Vale Rushmoor, Guildford
GU14 FARNBOROUGH Farnborough, Cove, North Camp, Southwood Rushmoor
GU15 CAMBERLEY Camberley, Old Dean, RMAS Surrey Heath, Bracknell Forest
GU16 CAMBERLEY Frimley, Frimley Green, Deepcut, Mytchett Surrey Heath
GU17 CAMBERLEY Blackwater, Hawley, Minley, Darby Green, Frogmore, Blackbushe Hart
GU18 LIGHTWATER Lightwater Surrey Heath
GU19 BAGSHOT Bagshot Surrey Heath
GU20 WINDLESHAM Windlesham Surrey Heath
GU21 WOKING Woking (north), Knaphill, St. John's, Horsell, Goldsworth Park Woking
GU22 WOKING Woking (south), Pyrford, Hook Heath, Mayford, Old Woking Woking
GU23 WOKING Send, Ripley, Ockham, Wisley Guildford
GU24 WOKING Bisley, Pirbright, Chobham, Knaphill, Brookwood, West End Woking, Surrey Heath, Guildford
GU25 VIRGINIA WATER Virginia Water, Wentworth Runnymede
GU26 HINDHEAD Hindhead, Bramshott Chase, Grayshott Waverley, East Hampshire
GU27 HINDHEAD non-geographic[3]
GU27 HASLEMERE Haslemere, Fernhurst, Shottermill, Grayswood Waverley, Chichester
GU28 PETWORTH Petworth, Graffham, Northchapel, Byworth, Lodsworth Chichester
GU29 MIDHURST Midhurst, Cocking, Easebourne Chichester
GU30 LIPHOOK Liphook, Bramshott, Conford, Linch, Milland, Passfield East Hampshire, Chichester
GU31 PETERSFIELD Petersfield (east), Buriton, East Harting, South Harting, Elsted, Rogate East Hampshire, Chichester
GU32 PETERSFIELD Petersfield (west and town centre), East Meon, West Meon, Sheet, Steep East Hampshire, Winchester
GU33 LISS Liss, Greatham, Selborne, Rake East Hampshire, Chichester
GU34 ALTON Alton, Beech, Bentworth, Medstead, Four Marks, Golden Pot, Lasham East Hampshire
GU35 BORDON Bordon, Headley, Headley Down, Lindford, Oakhanger, Kingsley, Arford, Whitehill East Hampshire
GU46 YATELEY Yateley Hart
GU47 SANDHURST Sandhurst, College Town, Owlsmoor, Little Sandhurst Bracknell Forest
GU51 FLEET Fleet, Elvetham Heath Hart
GU52 FLEET Church Crookham, Crookham Village Hart
GU95 CAMBERLEY British Gas non-geographic

The original GU13 district for Fleet was recoded to GU51 and GU52 in 2001.[4]


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GU postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.BN postcode areaKT postcode areaKT postcode areaPO postcode areaRG postcode areaRH postcode areaSL postcode areaSO postcode areaTW postcode area
GU postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BN, KT, PO, RG, RH, SL, SO and TW 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. ^ "New sectors and localities to 14 December 2012" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. 20 December 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 February 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Royal Mail Postcode Update 32". Beacon Dodsworth. Archived from the original on 7 May 2011. Retrieved 24 November 2013.