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BS postcode area

Bristol postcode area
BS is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode area BS
Postcode area name Bristol
Post towns 8
Postcode districts 47
Postcode sectors 205
Postcodes (live) 26,550
Postcodes (total) 43,486
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The BS postcode area, also known as the Bristol postcode area,[2] is a group of postcode districts around Axbridge, Banwell, Bristol, Cheddar, Clevedon, Wedmore, Weston-super-Mare and Winscombe in England.


  • Coverage 1
  • Historic codes 2
  • Map 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
BS0 BRISTOL Non-geographic[3][4] Bristol
BS1 BRISTOL Bristol city centre, Redcliffe Bristol
BS2 BRISTOL Kingsdown, St Paul's, St Phillip's, St Agnes Bristol
BS3 BRISTOL Bedminster, Southville, Bower Ashton, part of Totterdown, Windmill Hill Bristol
BS4 BRISTOL Brislington, Knowle, Knowle West, St Anne's, part of Totterdown Bristol
BS5 BRISTOL Redfield, Whitehall, Eastville Bristol
BS6 BRISTOL Cotham, Redland, Montpelier, Westbury Park, St. Andrew's Bristol
BS7 BRISTOL Bishopston, Horfield, part of Filton, Lockleaze, Ashley Down, Bristol / South Gloucestershire
BS8 BRISTOL Clifton, Failand, Hotwells, Leigh Woods Bristol / North Somerset
BS9 BRISTOL Coombe Dingle, Sneyd Park, Stoke Bishop, Westbury on Trym, Henleaze, Bristol Bristol
BS10 BRISTOL Brentry, Henbury, Southmead part of Westbury on Trym, Bristol
BS11 BRISTOL Avonmouth, Shirehampton, Lawrence Weston Bristol
BS13 BRISTOL Bedminster Down, Bishopsworth, Hartcliffe, Withywood Bristol
BS14 BRISTOL Hengrove, Stockwood, Whitchurch, Withywood Bristol / Bath and North East Somerset
BS15 BRISTOL Hanham, Kingswood Bristol / South Gloucestershire
BS16 BRISTOL Downend, Emersons Green, Fishponds, Frenchay Bristol / South Gloucestershire
BS20 BRISTOL Portishead North Somerset
BS21 CLEVEDON Clevedon North Somerset
BS22 WESTON-SUPER-MARE Kewstoke, Weston-super-Mare, Worle North Somerset
BS23 WESTON-SUPER-MARE Uphill, Weston-super-Mare North Somerset
BS24 WESTON-SUPER-MARE Bleadon, Hutton, Locking, Lympsham, Puxton, Weston-super-Mare, Wick St. Lawrence North Somerset
BS25 WINSCOMBE Churchill, Winscombe, Sandford, Shipham North Somerset, Somerset
BS26 AXBRIDGE Axbridge, Compton Bishop, Loxton Somerset
BS27 CHEDDAR Cheddar, Draycott Somerset
BS28 WEDMORE Wedmore Somerset
BS29 BANWELL Banwell Somerset
BS30 BRISTOL Bitton, Longwell Green, Cadbury Heath, Warmley, Wick South Gloucestershire
BS31 BRISTOL Chewton Keynsham, Keynsham, Saltford Bath and North East Somerset
BS32 BRISTOL Almondsbury, Bradley Stoke South Gloucestershire
BS34 BRISTOL Part of Filton, Little Stoke, Patchway, Stoke Gifford South Gloucestershire
BS35 BRISTOL Alveston, Rudgeway, Thornbury South Gloucestershire
BS36 BRISTOL Frampton Cotterell, Winterbourne South Gloucestershire
BS37 BRISTOL Chipping Sodbury, Yate South Gloucestershire
BS39 BRISTOL Clutton, Temple Cloud Bath and North East Somerset
BS40 BRISTOL Chew Valley, Chew Magna, Chew Stoke, Wrington Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset
BS41 BRISTOL Long Ashton, Dundry North Somerset
BS48 BRISTOL Backwell, Nailsea North Somerset
BS49 BRISTOL Congresbury, Yatton North Somerset
BS98 BRISTOL Non-geographic Bristol
BS99 BRISTOL Non-geographic Bristol

Historic codes

Until the 1990s (?date) different numbers were used for Bristol postcode districts from BS12 upwards.

Missing from the above list are: BS12, BS17, BS18 and BS19. Previously these were assigned as below.

BS12 covered: Almondsbury, Alveston, Aust, Awkley, Bradley Stoke, Earthcote Green, Easter Compton, Elberton, Filton, Ingst, Itchington, Littleton-on-Severn, Morton, Northwick, Oldbury Naite, Oldbury-on-Severn, Olveston, Over, Patchway, Pilning, Redwick, Rudgeway, Severn Beach, Shepperdine, Stoke Gifford, Thornbury, and Tockington

BS17 covered: Chipping Sodbury, Mangotsfield, Old Sodbury, Pucklechurch, Rangeworthy, Winterbourne, and Yate

BS18 covered: Compton Dando, High Littleton, Saltford, Long Ashton, West Harptree, Wrington, Chew Magna, Blagdon, and Temple Cloud, Keynsham.

BS19 covered: Backwell, Churchill, Congresbury, Flax Bourton, Nailsea and Yatton.

The above codes are correct, but not complete. Other towns and villages may have shared these postcodes.


BS postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BA, GL, NP, SN and TA postcode areas.

Detailed map of postcode districts in central Bristol

See also


  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products.  
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
  3. ^ "New sectors and localities to 18 May 2012" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. 20 July 2012. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
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