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Hemel Hempstead
HP is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 51°43′23″N 0°41′17″W / 51.723°N 0.688°W / 51.723; -0.688
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Hemel Hempstead
Post towns11
Postcode districts24
Postcode sectors77
Postcodes (live)13,915
Postcodes (total)21,705
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The HP postcode area, also known as the Hemel Hempstead postcode area,[2] is a group of twenty-four postcode districts in England, within eleven post towns. These cover north-west Hertfordshire (including Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring) and central Buckinghamshire (including Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Beaconsfield, Amersham, Chalfont St Giles, Chesham, Great Missenden and Princes Risborough).

Mail for this area is sorted at the Home Counties North Mail Centre in Hemel Hempstead.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
HP1 HEMEL HEMPSTEAD Bourne End, Boxmoor, Chaulden, Fields End, Gadebridge, Great Gaddesden, Nettleden, Piccotts End, Water End, Warner's End Dacorum
HP2 HEMEL HEMPSTEAD Gaddesden Row, Piccotts End, Grovehill, Adeyfield, Hemel Hempstead Industrial Estate Dacorum
HP3 HEMEL HEMPSTEAD Apsley, Bovingdon, Felden, Flaunden, Hemel Hempstead, Leverstock Green Dacorum
HP4 BERKHAMSTED Berkhamsted, Dagnall, Dudswell, Little Gaddesden, Northchurch, Potten End, Ringshall Dacorum, Buckinghamshire
HP5 CHESHAM Chesham, Ashley Green, Bellingdon, Botley, Chartridge, Hawridge, Latimer, Lye Green, Newtown, Waterside, Whelpley Hill Buckinghamshire
HP6 AMERSHAM Amersham (north), Chesham Bois, Hyde Heath, Little Chalfont (north) Buckinghamshire
HP7 AMERSHAM Amersham (south), Coleshill, Little Chalfont (west and centre), Little Missenden, Penn Street, Winchmore Hill Buckinghamshire
HP8 CHALFONT ST. GILES Chalfont St Giles, Little Chalfont (south) Buckinghamshire
HP9 BEACONSFIELD Beaconsfield, Forty Green, Holtspur, Jordans, Knotty Green, Seer Green Buckinghamshire
HP10 HIGH WYCOMBE High Wycombe, Flackwell Heath, Handy Cross, Hedsor, Loudwater, Penn, Tylers Green, Wooburn, Wooburn Green, Wooburn Moor Buckinghamshire
HP11 HIGH WYCOMBE Wycombe Marsh Buckinghamshire
HP12 HIGH WYCOMBE High Wycombe, Booker, Sands Buckinghamshire
HP13 HIGH WYCOMBE High Wycombe, Downley, Totteridge Buckinghamshire
HP14 HIGH WYCOMBE Beacon's Bottom, Bledlow Ridge, Bolter End, Bradenham, Cadmore End, Hughenden Valley, Ibstone, Lane End, Naphill, Northend, Stokenchurch, The City, Upper North Dean, West Wycombe Buckinghamshire
HP15 HIGH WYCOMBE Cryers Hill, Great Kingshill, Hazlemere, Holmer Green, Hughenden Valley Buckinghamshire
HP16 GREAT MISSENDEN Great Missenden, Ballinger, The Lee, Little Hampden, Little Kingshill, Prestwood, South Heath Buckinghamshire
HP17 AYLESBURY Aston Sandford, Bishopstone, Butler's Cross, Dinton, Dorton, Ellesborough, Ford, Great and Little Kimble, Kingsey, Haddenham, Meadle, Nash Lee, Stone, Upton, Westlington Buckinghamshire
HP18 AYLESBURY Ashendon, Berryfields, Boarstall, Brill, Chearsley, Chilton, Cuddington, Dorton, Easington, Edgcott, Grendon Underwood, Ickford, Kingswood, Long Crendon, Lower Winchendon, Ludgershall, Oakley, Shabbington, Upper Winchendon, Waddesdon, Westcott, Worminghall, Wotton Underwood Buckinghamshire
HP19 AYLESBURY Aylesbury, Berryfields, Buckingham Park, Fairford Leys, Prebendal Farm, Quarrendon, Watermead Buckinghamshire
HP20 AYLESBURY Aylesbury, Aylesbury Town Centre, Broughton, Elmhurst Buckinghamshire
HP21 AYLESBURY Aylesbury, Bedgrove, Elm Farm, Queens Park, Southcourt, Walton, Walton Court Buckinghamshire
HP22 AYLESBURY Aston Abbotts, Aston Clinton, Bierton, Buckland, Drayton Beauchamp, Dunsmore, Halton, Hardwick, Hulcott, North Lee, Nup End, Oving, Pitchcott, Quainton, Rowsham, Stoke Mandeville, Weedon, Wendover, Weston Turville, Whitchurch, Wingrave Buckinghamshire
HP22 PRINCES RISBOROUGH non-geographic[3][4]
HP23 TRING Aldbury, Buckland Common, Cholesbury, Hastoe, Long Marston, Marsworth, New Mill, Puttenham, St Leonards, Tring, Wigginton, Wilstone Dacorum, Buckinghamshire
HP27 PRINCES RISBOROUGH Askett, Bledlow, Ilmer, Lacey Green, Longwick, Loosley Row, Monks Risborough, Owlswick, Pitch Green, Princes Risborough, Saunderton, Speen Buckinghamshire


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HP postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.AL postcode areaHA postcode areaLU postcode areaMK postcode areaOX postcode areaRG postcode areaRG postcode areaSL postcode areaUB postcode areaUB postcode areaWD postcode area
HP postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby AL, LU, MK, OX, RG, SL, UB and WD 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 20 December 2012.
  4. ^ "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.