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Guildford postcode area
GU is located in the United Kingdom
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Postcode area GU
Postcode area name Guildford
Post towns 24
Postcode districts 40
Postcode sectors 144
Postcodes (live) 22,096
Postcodes (total) 33,918
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The GU postcode area, also known as the Guildford postcode area,[2] is a group of 38 postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of 24 post towns. These postcode districts cover west Surrey, north-east Hampshire, parts of West Sussex and a small part of Berkshire.

The main sorting office is in Hounslow (Jubilee Mail Centre), and the area served includes the towns of Aldershot, Alton, Bagshot, Bordon, Camberley, Cranleigh, Farnborough, Farnham, Fleet, Godalming, Guildford, Haslemere, Hindhead, Lightwater, Liphook, Liss, Midhurst, Petersfield, Petworth, Sandhurst, Virginia Water, Windlesham, Woking and Yateley.

The original GU13 district for Fleet was recoded to GU51 and GU52 in 2001.[3]

Coverage[edit]

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
GU1 GUILDFORD Guildford Town Centre, Slyfield, Merrow Guildford
GU2 GUILDFORD Guildford Park, Onslow Village, Park Barn, University of Surrey Guildford
GU3 GUILDFORD Normandy, Puttenham, Worplesdon, Christmas Pie, Flexford Guildford
GU4 GUILDFORD Burpham, Chilworth, Jacobs Well, Shalford Guildford
GU5 GUILDFORD Albury, Bramley, Shere Guildford, Waverley
GU6 CRANLEIGH Cranleigh, Ewhurst, Alfold Waverley
GU7 GODALMING Farncombe, Godalming Waverley
GU8 GODALMING Chiddingfold, Dunsfold, Elstead, Hascombe, Milford, Thursley, Witley Waverley
GU9 FARNHAM Farnham, Badshot Lea, Hale, Heath End Waverley
GU10 FARNHAM Bentley, Frensham, Churt, Crondall, Tongham, Ewshot, Seale, Tilford Waverley, East Hampshire, Guildford, Hart
GU11 ALDERSHOT Aldershot Rushmoor
GU12 ALDERSHOT Aldershot, Ash, Ash Green, Ash Vale Rushmoor, Guildford
GU14 FARNBOROUGH Farnborough, Cove Rushmoor
GU15 CAMBERLEY Camberley, Old Dean, RMAS Surrey Heath, Bracknell Forest
GU16 CAMBERLEY Frimley, Frimley Green, Deepcut, Mytchett Surrey Heath
GU17 CAMBERLEY Blackwater, Hawley, Minley, Darby Green, Frogmore, Blackbushe Hart
GU18 LIGHTWATER Lightwater Surrey Heath
GU19 BAGSHOT Bagshot Surrey Heath
GU20 WINDLESHAM Windlesham Surrey Heath
GU21 WOKING Woking, Knaphill, St. John's, Horsell, Goldsworth Park Woking
GU22 WOKING Woking, Pyrford, Hook Heath, Mayford, Old Woking Woking
GU23 WOKING Send, Ripley, Ockham, Wisley Guildford
GU24 WOKING Bisley, Pirbright, Chobham, Knaphill, Brookwood, West End Woking, Surrey Heath, Guildford
GU25 VIRGINIA WATER Virginia Water, Wentworth Runnymede
GU26 HINDHEAD Hindhead, Bramshott Chase, Grayshott Waverley
GU27 HINDHEAD non-geographic[4][5]
GU27 HASLEMERE Haslemere, Fernhurst, Shottermill, Grayswood Waverley, Chichester
GU28 PETWORTH Petworth, Graffham, Northchapel, Byworth, Lodsworth Chichester
GU29 MIDHURST Midhurst, Cocking, Easebourne Chichester
GU30 LIPHOOK Liphook, Bramshott, Conford, Linch, Milland, Passfield East Hampshire, Chichester
GU31 PETERSFIELD Petersfield, Buriton, East Harting, South Harting, Elsted, Rogate East Hampshire, Chichester
GU32 PETERSFIELD East Meon, West Meon, Sheet, Steep East Hampshire
GU33 LISS Liss, Greatham, Selborne, Rake East Hampshire, Chichester
GU34 ALTON Alton, Beech, Bentworth, Medstead, Four Marks, Golden Pot, Lasham East Hampshire
GU35 BORDON Bordon, Headley, Headley Down, Lindford, Oakhanger, Kingsley, Arford, Whitehill East Hampshire
GU46 YATELEY Yateley Hart
GU47 SANDHURST Sandhurst, College Town, Owlsmoor, Little Sandhurst Bracknell Forest
GU51 FLEET Fleet, Elvetham Heath Hart
GU52 FLEET Church Crookham, Crookham Village Hart
GU95 CAMBERLEY British Gas non-geographic[4]

Map[edit]

GU postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas. BN postcode area KT postcode area KT postcode area PO postcode area RG postcode area RH postcode area SL postcode area SO postcode area TW postcode area
GU postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BN, KT, PO, RG, RH, SL, SO and TW postcode areas.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
  3. ^ "Royal Mail Update 32". Beacon Dodsworth. Retrieved 24 November 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "New sectors and localities to 14 December 2012" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. 20 December 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 

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