Template:Attached KML/WV postcode area
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WV is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 52°34′55″N 2°09′14″W / 52.582°N 2.154°W / 52.582; -2.154
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns4
Postcode districts16
Postcode sectors58
Postcodes (live)10,457
Postcodes (total)14,216
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The WV postcode area, also known as the Wolverhampton postcode area,[2] is a group of sixteen postcode districts in England, within four post towns. These cover Wolverhampton, Willenhall and Bilston in the West Midlands, plus parts of south-west Staffordshire and south-east Shropshire (including Bridgnorth).

Mail for this area is sorted, along with mail for the adjacent DY postcode area, at the North West Midlands Mail Centre in Wolverhampton.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
WV1 WOLVERHAMPTON Wolverhampton City Centre, Horseley Fields, East Park Wolverhampton
WV1 WILLENHALL PO Boxes non-geographic[3][4]
WV2 WOLVERHAMPTON All Saints, Blakenhall, Parkfields Wolverhampton
WV3 WOLVERHAMPTON Finchfield, Compton, Castlecroft Wolverhampton
WV4 WOLVERHAMPTON Penn, Warstones, Merry Hill, parts of Goldthorn Park and Parkfields Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire
WV5 WOLVERHAMPTON Wombourne, Claverley South Staffordshire, Shropshire
WV6 WOLVERHAMPTON Whitmore Reans, Perton, Pattingham, Tettenhall, Ackleton Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire, Shropshire
WV7 WOLVERHAMPTON Albrighton Shropshire, South Staffordshire
WV8 WOLVERHAMPTON Codsall, Rakegate, Bilbrook, Pendeford (west) South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Wolverhampton
WV9 WOLVERHAMPTON Aldersley, Pendeford, Coven Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire
WV10 WOLVERHAMPTON Low Hill, Bushbury, Heath Town, Fordhouses, Fallings Park, Featherstone, Shareshill, parts of Wednesfield and Brinsford Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire
WV11 WOLVERHAMPTON Wednesfield, Essington Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire
WV12 WILLENHALL Short Heath, Lodge Farm Walsall, Wolverhampton
WV13 WILLENHALL Willenhall Town, Shepwell Green Walsall, Wolverhampton
WV14 BILSTON Bradley, Bilston Town, Coseley Wolverhampton, Dudley
WV15 BRIDGNORTH Bridgnorth (Low Town) Shropshire
WV16 BRIDGNORTH Bridgnorth (High Town), Ditton Priors Shropshire
WV98 WOLVERHAMPTON Jobcentre Plus non-geographic
WV99 WOLVERHAMPTON Jobcentre Plus non-geographic


Template:Attached KML/WV postcode area
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WV postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.B postcode areaDY postcode areaST postcode areaSY postcode areaSY postcode areaSY postcode areaTF postcode areaWS postcode area
WV postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby B, DY, ST, SY, TF and WS 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 25 October 2012.
  4. ^ "New sectors and localities to 19 October 2012" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. 19 October 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 May 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2012.