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Portsmouth Outward Postcode (PO)
Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area.
Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (PO) and estimated address.
Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.
The rolling chalk downs and lush agricultural valleys that have inspired so much great English literature still loom large over the county of Hampshire and still attract hikers and bikers, walkers and tourists to the region to this day. But Hampshire offers so much more than its downs, from the stunning cathedral city of Winchester to the world famous woodlands and heaths of the ancient New Forest. Sat on the south coast, Hampshire is also famous as being the birthplace of the Royal Navy and the maritime history of Portsmouth and Southampton is also one of the highlights of the region.
Indeed history is everywhere across the county, Hampshire having been attracting visitors to its chalk down lands since before the Neolithic era (as evidenced by the numerous forts such as the one at Winklebury.) It has also been invaded by the Romans, the Jutes, the Saxons and the Normans.
After the Norman conquest the county became popular with the Norman Kings who declared the New Forest a hunting forest. From the 12th century onwards the ports grew in importance and fishing and shipbuilding joined the already established wool and cloth trades as the chief economies of the county. As such there are hundreds of historic sites to visit, particularly the castles and forts constructed over the centuries to defend the Solent region.
These include the Roman built Portchester Castle, watching over Portsmouth harbor, and forts built by Henry VIII such as Netley Castle, Calshot Castle, and Hurst Castle at the mouth of the Solent. Other historic sites include Southampton docks, which have welcomed ships from the Mayflower to the Titanic, and the Royal Navy Harbour at Portsmouth.
Ultimately though, people come to Hampshire for the incredible variety of attractions and scenery, from the seaside resorts, the national parks of the South Downs and the New Forest, the wonderful motor museum at Beaulieu, and the stunning cathedral at Winchester. From Southsea Castle to the Isle of Wight, Hampshire has simply too much to see!
The Portsmouth postcode region (PO) contains 34 unique 'outward' codes. Portsmouth is the main postal town/district for this region, with all postcodes starting with the following outward codes.
This page contains a list of postcodes for Portsmouth area. Select a postcode to see the map location, demographics, house prices, local information, tourist guides and statistics:
Local demographics, guides and information
There's plenty of local information, guides and useful data to browse and explore, whether you're a Portsmouth resident or a visitor to the area.
Scroll down to discover all you need to know about the Portsmouth postcode area.
The PO postcode includes the following local authorities:
- East Hampshire
- Isle of Wight
- New Forest
Local News Hampshire
Euro 2020: HM Royal Marines play Three Lions at HMS Victory
The Band of HM Royal Marines have performed the iconic football anthem alongside HMS Victory.BBC News
The six areas of Winchester district now the hottest hotspots
SIX areas of the Winchester district are now in the worst category for Covid infection.Hampshire Chronicle
Appeal for witnesses to Southampton burglary (Hampshire Constabulary)
We want to speak to this man in connection with a burglary in Southampton on 18 October.At around 4.45pm, a man is believed to have walked down the side of an address in Burgess Road, Southampton and &hellipHampshire Constabulary
Man dies following assault in Lymington (Hampshire Constabulary)
We were called at 11.55pm on Friday 22 October to reports of an assault outside The Royal British Legion on High Street, Lymington, following a verbal dispute.On arrival, officers found three people&hellipHampshire Constabulary
Southampton police support County Lines Intensification Week - disrupting drugs supply in the community (Hampshire Constabulary)
Between Monday, 11 October and Sunday 17 October, specialist officers in Southampton supported a national week of action to disrupt county lines networks and the supply of drugs across the city. The w&hellipHampshire Constabulary
Winchester Cathedral safe burglar set for sentence
A WINCHESTER man who stole a safe from Winchester Cathedral is set to be sentenced next month.Hampshire Chronicle
City council pushing to rent out empty garages
WINCHESTER civic chiefs are pushing to rent out their empty garages.Hampshire Chronicle
Steven Hunter to stand trial accused of defrauding Royal Winchester Golf Club
A GOLF professional at a Winchester course accused of defrauding the club out of green fees and money raised from pro-am charity events, will stand trial next year.Hampshire Chronicle
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