Postcode Bowburn, Durham DH6 5PF, UK
About the Address Bowburn, Durham DH6 5PF
Postcode DH6 5PF is the address of Bowburn, Durham DH6 5PF which is in North East region of England. Bowburn, Durham DH6 5PF is within Coxhoe ward It falls under constituency City of Durham. The nearest station is Durham which is 5.58km away from the postcode. The postcode DH6 5PF is under the Durham police force and Northumbrian Water is the main water supplier in the area
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|Constituency:||City of Durham|
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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 DH6 5PF , DH6 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.
A Postcode Area is the first part of the Outward Code. It is an initial string of the letters(all the characters before the first number). It is 1 or 2 characters long and always alphabetical. In the postcode DH6 5PF , DH is the Postcode Area whic falls under post town Durham.
The Postcode District is the last part of Outward Code. It is one digit, two-digit or a digit followed by a letter. In the postcode DH6 5PF , 6 is the Postcode Disctrict.
The Inward Code is the second part of the postcode(after space). It is always three characters long and always begins with a letter. The Inward Code assists in the delivery of post within a postal district. In the postcode DH6 5PF , 5PF is the Inward Code. You can find out the Inward Code of a postcode using the Postcode Finder tool.
Postcode Sector is the first part of the Inward Code. It is made up of a single digit (the first character of the inward code). In the postcode DH6 5PF , 5 is the Postcode Sector.
The Postcode Unit is the second part of the Inward Code. It is the 2 characters added after the postcode sector. Each postcode unit generally represents a street, part of a street, a single address, a group of properties, a single property, a sub-section of the property, an individual organisation. The level of discrimination is often based on the amount of mail received by the premises or business. In the postcode DH6 5PF , PF is the Postcode Unit.
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