Postcode district boundaries:
|Bristol postcode area|
|Postcode area name||Bristol|
|Statistics as at February 2012|
The BS postcode area, also known as the Bristol postcode area, is a group of 44 geographical postcode districts falling within post towns Axbridge, Banwell, Bristol, Cheddar, Clevedon, Wedmore, Weston-super-Mare and Winscombe in England, covering Bristol and most of South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and North East Somerset. As at 2019 it has three non-geographical postcode districts.
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
|Postcode district||Post town||Coverage||Local authority area|
|BS1||BRISTOL||Bristol city centre, Redcliffe||Bristol|
|BS2||BRISTOL||Kingsdown, St Paul's, St Phillip's, St Agnes||Bristol|
|BS3||BRISTOL||Bedminster, Southville, Bower Ashton, part of Totterdown, Windmill Hill||Bristol|
|BS4||BRISTOL||Brislington, Knowle, Knowle West, St Anne's, part of Totterdown||Bristol|
|BS5||BRISTOL||Easton, St George, Redfield, Whitehall, Eastville, Speedwell, Greenbank, Barton Hill||Bristol|
|BS6||BRISTOL||Cotham, Redland, Montpelier, Westbury Park, St. Andrew's||Bristol|
|BS7||BRISTOL||Bishopston, Horfield, part of Filton, Lockleaze, Ashley Down,||Bristol, South Gloucestershire|
|BS8||BRISTOL||Clifton, Failand, Hotwells, Leigh Woods||Bristol, North Somerset|
|BS9||BRISTOL||Coombe Dingle, Sneyd Park, Stoke Bishop, Westbury on Trym, Henleaze, Bristol||Bristol|
|BS10||BRISTOL||Brentry, Henbury, Southmead, part of Westbury on Trym,||Bristol|
|BS11||BRISTOL||Avonmouth, Shirehampton, Lawrence Weston||Bristol|
|BS13||BRISTOL||Bedminster Down, Bishopsworth, Hartcliffe, Withywood, Headley Park||Bristol|
|BS14||BRISTOL||Hengrove, Stockwood, Whitchurch, Withywood||Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset|
|BS15||BRISTOL||Hanham, Kingswood||Bristol, South Gloucestershire|
|BS16||BRISTOL||Downend, Emersons Green, Fishponds, Frenchay, Pucklechurch, Staple Hill||Bristol, South Gloucestershire|
|BS22||WESTON-SUPER-MARE||Kewstoke, Weston-super-Mare, Worle||North Somerset|
|BS23||WESTON-SUPER-MARE||Uphill, Weston-super-Mare||North Somerset|
|BS24||WESTON-SUPER-MARE||Bleadon, Hutton, Locking, Lympsham, Puxton, Weston-super-Mare, Wick St. Lawrence||North Somerset|
|BS25||WINSCOMBE||Churchill, Winscombe, Sandford, Shipham||North Somerset, Somerset|
|BS26||AXBRIDGE||Axbridge, Compton Bishop, Loxton||Somerset|
|BS30||BRISTOL||Bitton, Longwell Green, Cadbury Heath, Oldland Common, Warmley, Wick||South Gloucestershire|
|BS31||BRISTOL||Chewton Keynsham, Keynsham, Saltford||Bath and North East Somerset|
|BS32||BRISTOL||Almondsbury, Bradley Stoke||South Gloucestershire|
|BS34||BRISTOL||Part of Filton, Little Stoke, Patchway, Stoke Gifford||South Gloucestershire|
|BS35||BRISTOL||Alveston, Rudgeway, Severn Beach, Pilning, Thornbury||South Gloucestershire|
|BS36||BRISTOL||Frampton Cotterell, Winterbourne||South Gloucestershire|
|BS37||BRISTOL||Chipping Sodbury, Yate||South Gloucestershire|
|BS39||BRISTOL||Clutton, Temple Cloud||Bath and North East Somerset|
|BS40||BRISTOL||Chew Valley, Chew Magna, Chew Stoke, Wrington||Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset|
|BS41||BRISTOL||Long Ashton, Dundry||North Somerset|
|BS48||BRISTOL||Backwell, Nailsea||North Somerset|
|BS49||BRISTOL||Congresbury, Yatton||North Somerset|
Until about 1994 different numbers applied to districts from BS12 upwards.
No longer existing are: BS12, BS17, BS18 and BS19; these were as follows:
BS12 covered: Almondsbury, Alveston, Aust, Awkley, Bradley Stoke, Earthcote Green, Easter Compton, Elberton, Filton, Ingst, Itchington, Littleton-on-Severn, Morton, Northwick, Oldbury Naite, Oldbury-on-Severn, Olveston, Over, Patchway, Pilning, Redwick, Rudgeway, Severn Beach, Shepperdine, Stoke Gifford, Thornbury, and Tockington
BS17 covered: Chipping Sodbury, Mangotsfield, Old Sodbury, Pucklechurch, Rangeworthy, Winterbourne, and Yate
BS18 covered: Compton Dando, High Littleton, Saltford, Long Ashton, West Harptree, Wrington, Chew Magna, Blagdon, and Temple Cloud, Keynsham.
BS19 covered: Backwell, Churchill, Congresbury, Flax Bourton, Nailsea and Yatton.
The above codes are correct, but not complete. Other towns and villages may have shared these postcodes.
- "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. February 2012. Table 2. Retrieved 21 April 2012. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
- Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
- "New sectors and localities to 18 May 2012" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. 20 July 2012. Retrieved 18 August 2012.[permanent dead link]
- "Non Geographic Codes" (PDF). Royal Mail Address Management Unit. July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 18 August 2012.