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The postal district has also been known as the London postal area. In 1868 it gained some of the area of the abolished S district, with the rest going to. Archived from on 27 October 2012. To further confuse matters London is also divided into what are called Boroughs and Constituencies. Archived from on 19 January 2012.
So if you ever need to find an address make sure you have the postcode for it or you could end up totally in the wrong place. As one of the most popular London postcodes, this area is uniquely positioned directly south of the River Thames. Current regulations date from 1952 and were originally for the County of London, but were extended to Greater London in 1965. Exceptionally and esoterically, and are also 'head districts'. Martin's Le Grand By the 1850s, the rapid growth of the metropolitan area meant it became too large to operate efficiently as a single post town. Oddities: Not all compass points are used within London. Rich with culture and vibrant with life, this place is perfect for the aspiring creative looking for a place to work away from the bustle of Central London.
The wider metropolitan postal area covered parts of , , , and. Anyone who has ever lived and worked here knows that the city is extremely diverse. Archived from on 7 July 2007. Archived from on 2 December 2012. This map covers all the postcode districts in Greater London, shown in context with the London boroughs, post towns, major roads and surrounding counties. The was unwilling to follow this change and expand the postal district to match because of the cost.
The at the control of the directed to devise the area in 1856 and throughout its history has been subject to gradual periodic reorganisation and division into increasingly smaller postal units, with the early loss of two and a minor retraction in 1866. In addition, integration of the London postal districts into postcodes means that the postal district should now appear on a separate line, in line with other postcodes in the national system. The system was introduced during 1857 and completed on 1 January 1858. These are the most desirable postcodes for office space in London right now. It sees a projected 0.
Archived from on 27 October 2012. Archived from on 22 September 2012. Archived from on 19 September 2012. Archived from on 20 September 2012. Now, more than ever, becoming a creative is lucrative. For instance N3 is Finchley, while the adjacent area is N2 which is East Finchley, and they are both located in North London. Some postcode districts have been further subdivided.
The division of London into boroughs dates from 1965 with a division into 32 booughs. Archived from on 22 September 2012. In 2003 the then Mayor of London expressed support for revision of postal addresses in Greater London. No two postcode addresses are identical when you include the house number and the full postcode extended postcode. In the past few years, one of the fastest growing industries in London is creative industries, with employment rates rising 24.
Archived from on 28 July 2013. Each small section of London is allocated a 1-3 letter prefix that corresponds to its compass location and then a following number and 2 letters to distinguish it from adjoining streets within that area. Each postcode area is divided up unto numerous smaller districts. Archived from on 20 September 2012. The was much smaller at 117 square miles 300 km 2 , but is much larger at 607 square miles 1,570 km 2. Particularly well-known, Camden town will attract you with its alternative vibe, its breathtaking canals, and its picture-perfect green spaces.
These numbers range from 0 to 99 e. The table at the bottom of the page is searchable and provides an easy way to view all the postcodes within certain areas. Martin's Le Grand to investigate how London could best be divided for the purposes of directing mail. This identifies the particular sector in the town or district to which the letter has been delivered and a thoroughfare, part of a thoroughfare or an individual address within that sector. England is constituent country of United Kingdom. Postcode Area This is the largest geographical unit of the postcode.