DA postcode area

DA postcode area
Dartford postcode area
DA is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode area DA
Postcode area name Dartford
Post towns 11
Postcode districts 18
Postcode sectors 58
Postcodes (live) 9,026
Postcodes (total) 11,411
Statistics as at October 2006 [1]

The DA postcode area, also known as the Dartford postcode area,[2] is a group of 18 postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of 11 post towns. Some of these postcode districts cover places in south east London, some cover places in north west Kent.

The main sorting office is in Dartford and the area served includes most of the London Borough of Bexley, the Kent boroughs of Dartford and Gravesham, and a very small part of the London Borough of Greenwich.



The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
DA1 DARTFORD Dartford, Crayford, Barnes Cray Dartford, Bexley
DA2 DARTFORD Dartford, Stone, Joydens Wood (part), Wilmington, Bean Dartford, Sevenoaks
DA3 LONGFIELD Longfield, Hartley, Fawkham Dartford, Sevenoaks
DA4 DARTFORD Dartford, South Darenth, Farningham, Eynsford Dartford, Sevenoaks
DA5 BEXLEY Bexley, Albany Park, Joydens Wood (part) Bexley, Dartford
DA6 BEXLEYHEATH Bexleyheath, Upton Bexley
DA7 BEXLEYHEATH Bexleyheath(some parts are in SE2), Barnehurst Bexley
DA8 ERITH Erith, Northumberland Heath, Slade Green Bexley
DA9 GREENHITHE Greenhithe, Stone Dartford
DA10 SWANSCOMBE Swanscombe, Ebbsfleet Dartford
DA11 GRAVESEND Gravesend (west), Northfleet Gravesham, Dartford
DA12 GRAVESEND Gravesend (east) Gravesham
DA13 GRAVESEND Meopham Gravesham
DA14 SIDCUP Sidcup, Foots Cray, Albany Park, Longlands Bexley
DA15 SIDCUP Sidcup, Blackfen, Longlands, Lamorbey, Avery Hill Bexley, Greenwich
DA16 WELLING Welling, Falconwood, East Wickham Bexley
DA17 BELVEDERE Belvedere, Lessness Heath Bexley
DA18 ERITH Erith Marshes Bexley

Adjacent areas

Adjacent postcode areas
SE West DA East ME

Clockwise from the east, the adjacent postcode areas are: ME (Rochester), TN (Tonbridge), BR (Bromley), SE (London SE), RM (Romford). The northern boundary is the River Thames.

See also


  1. ^ "National Statistics Postcode Directory" (PDF). Office for National Statistics Postcode Directory (November 2006). Office for National Statistics. November 2006. http://www.statistics.gov.uk/geography/downloads/NSPDVersionNotes.pdf. Retrieved 2009-05-29. 
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)

External links

Coordinates: 51°26′N 0°17′E / 51.44°N 0.28°E / 51.44; 0.28

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