Template:Attached KML/WR postcode area
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WR is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 52°10′01″N 2°11′17″W / 52.167°N 2.188°W / 52.167; -2.188
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns7
Postcode districts17
Postcode sectors50
Postcodes (live)8,733
Postcodes (total)12,461
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The WR postcode area, also known as the Worcester postcode area,[2] is a group of fifteen postcode districts in England, within seven post towns. These cover central and southern Worcestershire (including Worcester, Broadway, Droitwich, Evesham, Malvern, Pershore and Tenbury Wells), plus very small parts of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
WR1 WORCESTER Worcester Worcester
WR2 WORCESTER Powick, Hallow Worcester, Malvern Hills
WR3 WORCESTER Fernhill Heath, Claines Worcester, Wychavon
WR4 WORCESTER Warndon, Long Meadow Worcester, Wychavon
WR5 WORCESTER Kempsey, Broomhall Worcester, Wychavon, Malvern Hills
WR6 WORCESTER Martley, Clifton on Teme, Abberley Malvern Hills, Herefordshire
WR7 WORCESTER Inkberrow, Crowle, Upton Snodsbury Wychavon
WR8 WORCESTER Upton upon Severn, Hanley Castle, Hanley Swan Malvern Hills, Wychavon
WR9 DROITWICH Droitwich, Ombersley, Wychbold, Rushock Wychavon, Wyre Forest
WR10 PERSHORE Pershore, Eckington, Drakes Broughton Wychavon
WR11 BROADWAY non-geographic[3]
WR11 EVESHAM Evesham, Harvington, Badsey, Sedgeberrow, Ashton under Hill Wychavon, Stratford-on-Avon, Tewkesbury, Cotswold
WR12 BROADWAY Broadway, Willersey, Childswickham Wychavon, Tewkesbury, Cotswold
WR13 MALVERN Colwall, Cradley, Welland Malvern Hills, Herefordshire, Forest of Dean
WR14 MALVERN Malvern, Upper Welland Malvern Hills, Herefordshire
WR15 TENBURY WELLS Tenbury Wells, Burford, Newnham Bridge, Bockleton Malvern Hills, Shropshire, Herefordshire
WR78 WORCESTER Kays Ltd non-geographic[4]
WR99 WORCESTER Kays Ltd non-geographic[4]


Template:Attached KML/WR postcode area
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WR postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.B postcode areaCV postcode areaDY postcode areaGL postcode areaHR postcode areaSY postcode area
WR postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby B, CV, DY, GL, HR and SY 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 16 November 2012" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. 19 November 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2012.