Postcode 16 Dover St, Derby, UK

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About the Address 16 Dover St, Derby

Postcode DE23 6QP is the address of 16 Dover St, Derby which is in East Midlands region of England. 16 Dover St, Derby is within Normanton wardof administrative division of Derby It falls under constituency Derby South. The nearest station is Peartree which is 1.17km away from the postcode. The postcode DE23 6QP is under the Derbyshire police force and Severn Trent is the main water supplier in the area

Postcode Search Result 16 Dover St, Derby

Postcode:

DE23 6QP

Address Details: 16
Dover Street
Derby
Derby
England
United Kingdom
DE23 6QP
Parish: Derby, unparished area
Ward: Normanton
Administrative Division: Derby
Country/State: Derbyshire
Constituency: Derby South
Region: East Midlands
Country: England

Tavel around DE23 6QP

Nearest Station: Peartree
Distance: 1.17 km

Other Useful Info of DE23 6QP

Water: Severn Trent
Police: Derbyshire

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