S postcode area
The S postcode area, also known as the Sheffield postcode area, is a group of postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of eight post towns. These cover most of South Yorkshire (post towns Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Mexborough), parts of north Derbyshire (post towns Chesterfield, Dronfield and the Hope Valley) and north-west Nottinghamshire (post town Worksop).
|Sheffield postcode area|
|Postcode area name||Sheffield|
|Statistics as at February 2012|
For 1857–1868 an S sector of the London postal district existed.
Similarly, there were also S-prefixed postal districts in the compass-based system used in Glasgow: Glasgow S1, S2, S3 and S4 areas changed to postcodes G41 to G44.
- S20 district was S19
- S21, S25 and S26 were S31
- S32 to S36 were S30.
S64, Mexborough post town, was earmarked for use as DN13 which has never been used, see DN postcode area.
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
- "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. February 2012. Table 2. Retrieved 21 April 2012. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
- Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)