CM postcode area

CM postcode area
Chelmsford postcode area
CM is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode area CM
Postcode area name Chelmsford
Post towns 16
Postcode districts 26
Postcode sectors 95
Postcodes (live) 17,689
Postcodes (total) 24,228
Statistics as at October 2006 [1]

The CM postcode area, also known as the Chelmsford postcode area,[2] is a group of postcode districts in central Essex, England around the towns of Billericay, Braintree, Brentwood, Burnham-on-Crouch, Chelmsford, Dunmow, Epping, Harlow, Ingatestone, Maldon, Ongar, Southminster, Stansted and Witham. However, CM13 and CM14 also covers part of the North east of Greater London, small and mostly unpopulated protrusions of Cranham and Harold Wood respectively, in the London Borough of Havering.



The Stansted post town (CM24) is entirely surrounded by the Bishop's Stortford post town (CM22 and CM23).[2]

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
CM0 SOUTHMINSTER Southminster, Bradwell, Tillingham, Asheldham, Dengie Maldon
CM0 BURNHAM-ON-CROUCH Burnham-on-Crouch, Tillingham Maldon
CM1 CHELMSFORD Chelmsford, Writtle Chelmsford
CM2 Chelmsford Chelmsford
CM3 Hatfield Peverel, South Woodham Ferrers, Boreham, Maylandsea Chelmsford
CM4 INGATESTONE Blackmore, Fryerning, Ingatestone, Stock Brentwood
CM5 ONGAR Chipping Ongar, High Ongar, Bobbingworth, Moreton, The Lavers, The Rodings Epping Forest
CM6 DUNMOW Great Dunmow, Felsted Uttlesford
CM7 BRAINTREE Braintree Braintree
CM8 WITHAM Witham Braintree
CM9 MALDON Maldon, Tollesbury, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Tolleshunt Knights Maldon
CM11 BILLERICAY Billericay (East), Great Burstead Basildon
CM12 Billericay (West) Basildon
CM13 BRENTWOOD Brentwood, East Horndon, Great Warley, Herongate, Hutton, Ingrave, Little Warley, West Horndon, Cranham Brentwood, Havering
CM14 Brentwood, Harold Wood Brentwood, Havering
CM15 Brentwood, Doddinghurst, Kelvedon Hatch, Mountnessing, Shenfield, Stondon Massey Brentwood
CM16 EPPING Epping, Theydon Bois Epping Forest
CM17 HARLOW Harlow, Old Harlow, Matching, Matching Tye, Matching Green Harlow and Epping Forest
CM18 Harlow Harlow
CM19 Harlow, Roydon Harlow and Epping Forest
CM20 Harlow Harlow
CM21 SAWBRIDGEWORTH Sawbridgeworth East Hertfordshire
CM22 BISHOP'S STORTFORD Bishop's Stortford, Sheering East Hertfordshire,Uttlesford
CM23 Bishop's Stortford East Hertfordshire, Uttlesford
CM24 STANSTED Stansted Mountfitchet Uttlesford
CM77 BRAINTREE Braintree, Great Notley, Rayne Braintree

Adjacent areas

Adjacent postcode areas
EN North
IG West CM East

Clockwise from the east, the adjacent postcode areas are: , SS (Southend on Sea), RM (Romford), IG (Ilford), EN (Enfield), SG (Stevenage), CB (Cambridge), CO (Colchester).

See also


  1. ^ "National Statistics Postcode Directory" (PDF). Office for National Statistics Postcode Directory (November 2006). Office for National Statistics. November 2006. Retrieved 2009-05-29. 
  2. ^ a b Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)

External links

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