Postcode downloads

This page contains postcode data sliced in various different ways. They are mostly in CSV format

Full list of postcodes as CSV. This is too large to open in Excel but you can download part of the data below
Full list of postcodes as MDB (MS Access)
Full list of postcodes as AccDB (MS Access)
All terminated postcodes

By country

These files will be too large for older versions of Excel but should work with more recent versions (2007 and later)

England (available in 3 parts - part 1, part 2, part 3) or a single file that is too large for Excel - England
Scotland
Wales

Or you can download just the postcodes that are still in use in these countries

England (part 1, part 2) or a single file that is too large for Excel - England
Scotland
Wales

By English region

North East
North West
Yorkshire and The Humber
East Midlands
West Midlands
East of England
London
South East
South West

By postcode area

AB  AL  B  BA  BB  BD  BH  BL  BN  BR  BS  CA  CB  CF  CH  CM  CO  CR  CT  CV  CW  DA  DD  DE  DG  DH  DL  DN  DT  DY  E  EC  EH  EN  EX  FK  FY  G  GL  GU  HA  HD  HG  HP  HR  HS  HU  HX  IG  IP  IV  KA  KT  KW  KY  L  LA  LD  LE  LL  LN  LS  LU  M  ME  MK  ML  N  NE  NG  NN  NP  NR  NW  OL  OX  PA  PE  PH  PL  PO  PR  RG  RH  RM  S  SA  SE  SG  SK  SL  SM  SN  SO  SP  SR  SS  ST  SW  SY  TA  TD  TF  TN  TQ  TR  TS  TW  UB  W  WA  WC  WD  WF  WN  WR  WS  WV  YO  ZE

By administrative area

These pages include postcode data filtered by local government administrative areas.

Overviews

Area summary table as CSV
Postcode districts (e.g. BB3, BB4 etc).
Postcode sectors (e.g BB3 3, BB3 4)

KML

KML can be used in Google Earth and other mapping tools

Postcode area polygons (e.g. BB, KT)
Postcode sector polygons of the whole UK (e.g BB3 3, BB3 4)
Postcode district polygons of the whole UK (e.g BB3, BB4)

Custom areas

You can use this page to construct a custom list of postcodes.