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Local News Shropshire
Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings: Crowdfunder for mill's crown
The iron crown was added to Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings to mark Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.BBC News
Scott Golbourne: Shrewsbury Town defender signs new two-year contract
Shrewsbury Town defender Scott Golbourne signs a new two-year contract with the League One club.BBC News
Shrewsbury's former Dana prison wall demolished
Part of the wall around Shrewsbury's former jail is being removed to allow the site to be cleared.BBC News
The Gay Bikers Motorcycle Club members' stories
Members of The Gay Bikers Motorcycle Club share their stories.BBC News
Wales celebrates 100 years of Save the Children
Eglantyne Jebb started the charity with her sister to help starving youngsters after World War One.BBC News
'Small explosion' caused Bridgnorth gas leak
The damaged section of pipe in High Street will be fixed on Tuesday, a gas company says.BBC News
Shrewsbury Outward Postcode (SY)
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 (SY) 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'.
Famous for its wide flowing rivers, picturesque moorland and heather covered valleys, Shropshire is a delightful slice of the English landscape. Located on the England / Wales border, Shropshire is arguably one of the most peaceful and rural counties in England, the perfect destination for those hoping to unwind and relax amidst gorgeous scenery and endless English heritage.
Shropshire has numerous charming and vibrant market towns to choose from, such as Ellesmere with its narrow medieval streets and well preserved Georgian buildings, or Market Drayton, (hometown of Clive of India) known for its 200 year old Wednesday market as well as its walking routes along the Shropshire Union Canal and its fantastic 40 step aqueduct.
Also worth visiting is Shrewsbury, Shropshire's county town with its distinctive black and white buildings and windy cobbled streets along the banks of the River Severn (and famous as the birthplace of Charles Darwin) and Stokesay Castle in Craven Arms, one of the best 13th Century fortified manor houses in Britain. The landscape in the area surrounding Stokesay Castle is also a good starting point for some beautiful strolls through the idyllic Shropshire landscape. Lastly, a must-see historic site is Ironbridge, home to the original Iron Bridge and a World Heritage Site.
To really get to grips with Shropshire it is essential to get out in the countryside and the best place to start is the impressive and exhilarating Shropshire Way walking trail, (the old village of Whitchurch is a good place to start.) In addition there are hundreds of miles of long distance trails all passing through sumptuous unspoiled countryside and past over 30 separate nature reserves and more than 32 castles.
Also worth a day's walk is Offa's Dyke, the UK's longest archaeological site, (built by King Offa in the 8th Century to keep out the Welsh Princes) and now central to the Offa's Dyke Path. Lastly, there is the lakeland of Meres and Mosses near to Ellesmere which is a haven for wildlife and offers both fishing or boating for even more Shropshire relaxation.
The Shrewsbury postcode region (SY) contains 25 unique 'outward' codes. Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury resident or a visitor to the area.
Scroll down to discover all you need to know about the Shrewsbury postcode area.
The SY postcode includes the following local authorities:
- Cheshire East
- Cheshire West and Chester
- Herefordshire, County of
- Malvern Hills
- Telford and Wrekin
From the Postcode Area blog
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Discrimination by Postcode
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