FY postcode area

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Postcode district boundaries:

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Blackpool postcode area
FY is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode area FY
Postcode area name Blackpool
Post towns 5
Postcode districts 9
Postcode sectors 42
Postcodes (live) 7,241
Postcodes (total) 9,647
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The FY postcode area, also known as the Blackpool postcode area,[2] is a group of postcode districts around Blackpool, Thornton-Cleveleys, Lytham St Annes, Poulton-le-Fylde and Fleetwood in England. The letters "FY" refer to the Fylde, which includes the whole postcode area.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
FY0 BLACKPOOL Non-geographic postcode Blackpool
FY1 BLACKPOOL Blackpool Town Centre, North Shore, South Shore Blackpool
FY2 BLACKPOOL Bispham Blackpool
FY3 BLACKPOOL Grange Park, Layton, Marton, Staining, Stanley Park Blackpool, Fylde, Wyre
FY4 BLACKPOOL Marton, South Shore, Squires Gate, Starr Gate Blackpool, Fylde
FY5 THORNTON-CLEVELEYS Anchorsholme, Little Bispham, Thornton-Cleveleys Blackpool, Wyre
FY6 POULTON-LE-FYLDE Carleton, Poulton-le-Fylde, Hambleton, Knott End-on-Sea, Preesall, Singleton, Stalmine Blackpool, Wyre, Fylde
FY7 FLEETWOOD Fleetwood, Rossall Wyre
FY8 LYTHAM ST. ANNES Lytham St. Annes, Moss Side Fylde

Some regions of the FY5 postcode area such as Little Bispham and Anchorsholme are generally considered to be suburbs of Blackpool due to being in that town's unitary authority area, despite having the Thornton-Cleveleys post town.


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FY postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.PR postcode area
FY postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with link to nearby PR postcode area.

See also


  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)

External links

  • Royal Mail's Postcode Address File
  • A quick introduction to Royal Mail's Postcode Address File (PAF)
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