M postcode area

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Manchester postcode area
M is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode areaM
Postcode area nameManchester
Post towns3
Postcode districts48
Postcode sectors302
Postcodes (live)31,670
Postcodes (total)56,617
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The M postcode area, also known as the Manchester postcode area,[2] is a group of postcode districts in north-west England.

The districts are subdivisions of three post towns: Manchester, Salford and Sale. The area covers parts of all ten metropolitan boroughs of Greater Manchester, primarily the City of Manchester, the City of Salford and the borough of Trafford.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
M1 MANCHESTER Piccadilly, City Centre, Market Street Manchester
M2 MANCHESTER Deansgate, City Centre Manchester
(Sectors 1, 2, 3, 4 and 9)
MANCHESTER City Centre, Deansgate, Castlefield Manchester
(Sectors 5, 6 and 7)
SALFORD Blackfriars, Greengate, Trinity Salford
M4 MANCHESTER Ancoats, Northern Quarter, Strangeways Manchester
M5 SALFORD Ordsall, Seedley, Weaste, University Salford
M6 SALFORD Pendleton, Irlams o' th' Height, Langworthy, Seedley, Charlestown Salford
M7 SALFORD Higher Broughton, Cheetwood, Lower Broughton, Kersal Salford
M8 MANCHESTER Crumpsall, Cheetham Hill Manchester
M9 MANCHESTER Harpurhey, Blackley Manchester
M11 MANCHESTER Clayton, Openshaw, Beswick Manchester
M12 MANCHESTER Ardwick, Longsight, Chorlton-on-Medlock Manchester
M13 MANCHESTER Ardwick, Longsight, Chorlton-on-Medlock Manchester
M14 MANCHESTER Fallowfield, Moss Side, Ladybarn, Rusholme, Victoria Park, Longsight Manchester
M15 MANCHESTER Hulme, Manchester Science Park, Old Trafford Manchester, Trafford
M16 MANCHESTER Firswood, Old Trafford, Whalley Range, Moss Side Manchester, Trafford
M17 MANCHESTER Trafford Park, The Trafford Centre Trafford
M18 MANCHESTER Abbey Hey, Gorton Manchester
M19 MANCHESTER Levenshulme, Burnage Manchester, Stockport
M20 MANCHESTER Didsbury, Withington Manchester
M21 MANCHESTER Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Barlow Moor Manchester
M22 MANCHESTER Wythenshawe, Northenden, Sharston Industrial Area Manchester
M23 MANCHESTER Baguley, Brooklands (Manchester and Trafford), Roundthorn Industrial Estate Manchester, Trafford
M24 MANCHESTER Middleton, Alkrington, Chadderton Rochdale, Oldham
M25 MANCHESTER Prestwich, Sedgley Park, Simister Bury
M26 MANCHESTER Radcliffe, Stoneclough Bury, Bolton
M27 MANCHESTER Swinton, Clifton, Pendlebury, Wardley, Agecroft Salford
M28 MANCHESTER Worsley, Walkden, Boothstown, Mosley Common, Wardley Industrial Estate Salford, Wigan
M29 MANCHESTER Tyldesley, Astley Wigan
M30 MANCHESTER Eccles, Monton, Peel Green, Winton, Patricroft, Barton-upon-Irwell, Ellesmere Park Salford
M31 MANCHESTER Carrington, Partington Trafford
M32 MANCHESTER Stretford, Trafford Park Trafford
M33 SALE Sale, Brooklands (Manchester and Trafford) Trafford, Manchester
M34 MANCHESTER Denton, Audenshaw Tameside
M35 MANCHESTER Failsworth Oldham
M38 MANCHESTER Little Hulton Salford
M40 MANCHESTER Collyhurst, Miles Platting, Moston, New Moston, Newton Heath Manchester
M41 MANCHESTER Urmston, Davyhulme, Flixton, Trafford Park Trafford
M43 MANCHESTER Droylsden Tameside
M44 MANCHESTER Irlam, Cadishead Salford
M45 MANCHESTER Whitefield Bury
M46 MANCHESTER Atherton Wigan
M50 SALFORD Salford Quays, MediaCityUK Salford
(Sectors 1 and 7)
MANCHESTER Large user and PO Box (located geographically in M1) Manchester
(Sectors 2 and 8)
MANCHESTER Large user and PO Box (located geographically in M2) Manchester
(Sectors 3 and 9)
MANCHESTER Large user and PO Box (located geographically in M3) Manchester
(Sectors 4 and 0)
MANCHESTER Large user and PO Box (located geographically in M4) Manchester
(Sectors 5 and 6)
MANCHESTER Manchester X Manchester
(Sector 9)
SALFORD Large user and PO Box Salford
M61 MANCHESTER Manchester X Manchester
M90 MANCHESTER Manchester Airport Manchester
M99 MANCHESTER Manchester X; JD Williams (located geographically in M1 and M3) Manchester

M10 was recoded to M40 in 1993. Today, M10 is the postcode district for the fictional town of Weatherfield in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street, with the eponymous street having the postcode M10 9KC.[3]

Part of M30 was recoded to M44 in 1994 including Cadishead and Irlam.

Part of M31 was recoded to M41 in 1994 including Davyhulme, Flixton and Urmstom.

M90 designation has served Manchester Airport since 1994.

The M50 district of Salford was formed out of west of M5 in 2002.[4]

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