Template:Attached KML/PL postcode area
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PL is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 50°25′55″N 4°20′13″W / 50.432°N 4.337°W / 50.432; -4.337
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns25
Postcode districts36
Postcode sectors99
Postcodes (live)17,524
Postcodes (total)22,439
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The PL postcode area, also known as the Plymouth postcode area,[2] is a group of 35 postcode districts in South West England, within 25 post towns. These cover west Devon (including Plymouth, Tavistock, Ivybridge, Yelverton and Lifton) and east Cornwall (including St Austell, Bodmin, Liskeard, Launceston, Looe, Saltash, Torpoint, Callington, Wadebridge, Boscastle, Calstock, Camelford, Delabole, Fowey, Gunnislake, Lostwithiel, Padstow, Par, Port Isaac and Tintagel).


The approximate coverage of the postal districts:[3][4]

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
PL1 PLYMOUTH Plymouth City Centre, Barbican, Devonport, The Hoe, Millbridge, Stoke, Stonehouse Plymouth City Council
PL2 PLYMOUTH Beacon Park, Ford, Keyham, North Prospect, Pennycross, Home Park Plymouth City Council
PL3 PLYMOUTH Efford, Hartley, Laira, Mannamead, Milehouse, Peverell, Higher Compton Plymouth City Council
PL4 PLYMOUTH Lipson, Mount Gould, Mutley, Greenbank, Prince Rock, St. Judes, Barbican (north) Plymouth City Council
PL5 PLYMOUTH Crownhill, Ernesettle, Honicknowle, Whitleigh, St. Budeaux, Tamerton Foliot Plymouth City Council
PL6 PLYMOUTH Derriford, Eggbuckland, Estover, Leigham, Roborough, Southway
Lopwell, Woolwell, Bickleigh
Plymouth City Council
South Hams
PL7 PLYMOUTH Plympton, Sparkwell Plymouth City Council
South Hams
PL8 PLYMOUTH Brixton, Newton Ferrers, Noss Mayo, Yealmpton South Hams
PL9 PLYMOUTH Plymstock, Heybrook Bay, Mount Batten, Wembury Plymouth City Council
PL10 TORPOINT Cawsand, Cremyll, Fort Picklecombe, Freathy, Kingsand, Millbrook Cornwall Council
PL11 TORPOINT Torpoint, Antony, Crafthole, Downderry, Seaton, Sheviock, St John Cornwall Council
PL12 SALTASH Saltash, Hatt, Landrake, St Germans, Tideford, Trerulefoot Cornwall Council
PL13 LOOE Looe, Lansallos, Polperro Cornwall Council
PL14 LISKEARD Liskeard, Dobwalls, Doublebois, Minions, St Cleer, St Ive, St Neot Cornwall Council
PL15 LAUNCESTON Launceston, Bolventor, Lezant, South Petherwin, Treneglos Cornwall Council, Torridge
PL16 LIFTON Lifton, Broadwoodwidger, Marystow West Devon, Torridge
PL17 CALLINGTON Callington, Ashton, Bray Shop, Kelly Bray, South Hill Cornwall Council
PL18 CALSTOCK Calstock Cornwall Council
GUNNISLAKE Gunnislake, Albaston
PL19 TAVISTOCK Tavistock, Bradstone, Mary Tavy, Morwellham, Peter Tavy, Whitchurch West Devon
PL20 YELVERTON Yelverton, Bellever, Crapstone, Horrabridge, Postbridge, Princetown, Two Bridges West Devon
PL21 IVYBRIDGE Ivybridge, Brownston, Cornwood, Ermington, Modbury, Ugborough South Hams
PL22 LOSTWITHIEL Lostwithiel, Boconnoc, Lanlivery, Lerryn, St Veep Cornwall Council
PL23 FOWEY Fowey, Bodinnick, Golant, Polruan Cornwall Council
PL24 PAR Par, Polkerris, St Blazey, Tywardreath Cornwall Council
PL25 ST. AUSTELL St Austell, Carlyon Bay, Charlestown, Trewoon Cornwall Council
PL26 ST. AUSTELL East Portholland, Foxhole, Gorran Haven, Mevagissey, St Dennis, St Ewe, Sticker Cornwall Council
PL27 WADEBRIDGE Wadebridge, Little Petherick, Polzeath, Rock, St Eval, St Minver, Trebetherick Cornwall Council
PL28 PADSTOW Padstow, Crugmeer, Porthcothan, St Merryn, Trevone, Treyarnon Cornwall Council
PL29 PORT ISAAC Port Isaac, Port Gaverne, Port Quin, St Endellion, Trelights Cornwall Council
PL30 BODMIN Blisland, Lanivet, Luxulyan, Nanstallon, St Kew, St Mabyn, Temple, Withiel Cornwall Council
PL31 BODMIN Bodmin, Dunmere Cornwall Council
PL32 CAMELFORD Camelford, Davidstow, Lanteglos-by-Camelford, Otterham, Tresinney Cornwall Council
PL33 DELABOLE Delabole, Trebarwith, Westdowns Cornwall Council
PL34 TINTAGEL Tintagel, Bossiney, Trewarmett Cornwall Council
PL35 BOSCASTLE Boscastle, Lesnewth, Trevalga Cornwall Council
PL95 PLYMOUTH non-geographic


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PL postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.EX postcode areaTQ postcode areaTR postcode area
PL postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby EX, TQ and TR 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. ^ "Postal Codes United Kingdom". GeoNames. Retrieved 27 April 2009.
  4. ^ Royal Mail (January 2012). "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 September 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.