Template:Attached KML/WS postcode area
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WS is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 52°38′53″N 1°57′18″W / 52.648°N 1.955°W / 52.648; -1.955
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns6
Postcode districts15
Postcode sectors67
Postcodes (live)10,089
Postcodes (total)14,838
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The WS postcode area, also known as the Walsall postcode area,[2] is a group of fifteen postcode districts in England, within six post towns. These cover the northern part of the West Midlands (including Walsall and Wednesbury) and much of south-east Staffordshire (including Lichfield, Cannock, Burntwood and Rugeley).


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
WS1 WALSALL Walsall town centre, Caldmore Walsall
WS2 WALSALL Pleck, Bentley, Leamore Walsall
WS3 WALSALL Bloxwich, Coal Pool, Pelsall Walsall
WS4 WALSALL Rushall Walsall
WS5 WALSALL Bescot, Tamebridge, Yew Tree Walsall
WS6 WALSALL Cheslyn Hay, Great Wyrley South Staffordshire
WS7 BURNTWOOD Burntwood Lichfield
WS8 WALSALL Brownhills, Walsall Wood (north) Walsall
WS9 WALSALL Aldridge, Walsall Wood (south), Stonnall Walsall, Lichfield
WS10 WEDNESBURY Wednesbury, Darlaston Sandwell, Walsall
WS11 CANNOCK Cannock, Norton Canes, Hatherton Cannock Chase, South Staffordshire
WS12 CANNOCK Hednesford, Heath Hayes, Wimblebury, Huntington Cannock Chase, South Staffordshire
WS13 LICHFIELD Lichfield (north and city centre), Fradley, Streethay, Croxall, Farewell, Chorley Lichfield
WS14 LICHFIELD Lichfield (south), Shenstone, Whittington, Wall, Weeford Lichfield
WS15 RUGELEY Rugeley, Brereton, Armitage, Handsacre, Abbots Bromley, Longdon, Mavesyn Ridware, Hill Ridware, Blithbury, Colton, Cannock Wood, Gentleshaw, Hamstall Ridware, Admaston Cannock Chase, Lichfield, East Staffordshire


Template:Attached KML/WS postcode area
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WS postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.B postcode areaCV postcode areaDE postcode areaDY postcode areaST postcode areaWV postcode area
WS postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby B, DE, DY, ST and WV 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)