Postcode 12 The Crescent, Salisbury, UK

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About the Address 12 The Crescent, Salisbury

Postcode SP2 8BW is the address of 12 The Crescent, Salisbury which is in South West region of England. 12 The Crescent, Salisbury is within Salisbury Harnham ward It falls under constituency Salisbury. The nearest station is Salisbury which is 2.23km away from the postcode. The postcode SP2 8BW is under the Wiltshire police force and Wessex Water is the main water supplier in the area

Postcode Search Result 12 The Crescent, Salisbury

Postcode:

SP2 8BW

Address Details: 12
The Crescent
Salisbury
Wiltshire
England
United Kingdom
SP2 8BW
Parish: Salisbury
Ward: Salisbury Harnham
Country/State: Wiltshire
Constituency: Salisbury
Region: South West
Country: England

Map of SP2 8BW - 12 The Crescent, Salisbury, UK

Tavel around SP2 8BW

Nearest Station: Salisbury
Distance: 2.23 km

Other Useful Info of SP2 8BW

Water: Wessex Water
Police: Wiltshire

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An Outward Code is the first part of the postcode(before space). It is 2-4 characters long and always start with a letter but may end up with a number or letter. It is used to indicate the local area where a mail needs to be delivered. In the postcode SP2 8BW, SP2 is the Outward Code. Postcode finder tool is designed to explain the Outward Code of the address you are searching. An Outward Code is further divided into Postcode Area and Postcode District.

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