DL1 Postcode District

DL1 is one of 4 Postcode Districts for the Darlington Post town in Durham


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The DL1 postcode district is a postal district located in the DL Darlington postcode area with a population of 47,914 residents according to the 2021 England and Wales Census.

The area of the DL1 postcode district is 14.43 square miles which is 37.38 square kilometres or 9,237.26 acres.

Currently, the DL1 district has about 1378 postcode units spread across 5 geographic postcode sectors.

Given that each sector allows for 400 unique postcode combinations, the district has a capacity of 2,000 postcodes. With 1378 postcodes already in use, this leaves 622 units available.

The DL1 postal code covers the settlement of DARLINGTON.

The DL1 Postcode shares a border with DL2 (Middleton St. George, DARLINGTON, Hurworth), DL3 (DARLINGTON, Faverdale), DL5 (NEWTON AYCLIFFE, Aycliffe Business Park, Heighington Village) and TS21 (Sedgefield, Fishburn, Stillington).

The primary settlement in the DL1 postcode district is Darlington, located in the county of Durham, England. Other significant settlements in this district include Barmpton, Brafferton, Coatham Mundeville, and Great Burdon. The most significant Postal Town in this district is Darlington.

For the district DL1, we have data on 6 postcode sectors. Here's a breakdown: The sector DL1 1, covers Darlington in Durham. The sector DL1 2, covers Darlington in Durham. The sector DL1 3, covers Darlington in Durham. The sector DL1 4, covers Darlington in Durham. The sector DL1 5, covers Darlington in Durham. The sector DL1 9 is non-geographic. It's often designated for PO Boxes, large organisations, or special services.


DL1 Postcode Sectors

Map Showing Location of the DL1 postcode Sector
Where is the DL1 Postcode Sector?
A word cloud for the DL1 postcode
A word cloud showing place names for the DL1 postcode district

Map of the DL1 Postcode District

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Map of the DL1 and surrounding districts

When it comes to local government, postal geography often disregards political borders. However, for a breakdown in the DL1 District: the district mostly encompasses the Darlington (B) (1397 postcodes), and finally, the County Durham area (4 postcodes).

Where is the DL1 Postcode District?

The postcode district DL1 is located in the town of Darlington. It is surrounded by several nearby towns, including Newton Aycliffe to the North West (5.04 miles away), Stockton-On-Tees to the East (7.81 miles away), Yarm to the South East (8.12 miles away), Ferryhill to the North (8.13 miles away), and Billingham to the North East (11.01 miles away). Additionally, the postcode district DL1 is around 218.40 miles away from the centre of London.

The district is within the post town of DARLINGTON.

The sector has postcodes within the nation of England.

The DL1 Postcode District is covers the following regions.

Postcode Sectors within the DL1 District

Postcode Districts that Share a Border with DL1

Royal Mail Delivery and Sorting Offices serving the DL1 Postcode District
Postcode Sector Delivery Office
DL1 1Darlington Delivery Office
DL1 2Darlington Delivery Office
DL1 3Darlington Delivery Office
DL1 4Darlington Delivery Office
DL1 5Darlington Delivery Office
Postcode format for the DL1 postcode district
DL1 - X X X
DL1 Space Numeric Letter Letter

Current Monthly Rental Prices

# Bedrooms Min Price Max Price Avg Price
1 £445 £670 £552
2 £525 £1,000 £628
3 £525 £975 £766
4 £1,300 £1,300 £1,300
5 £1,400 £1,400 £1,400

Current House Prices

# Bedrooms Min Price Max Price Avg Price
£99,000 £800,000 £449,500
1 £50,000 £115,000 £66,045
2 £35,000 £275,000 £101,030
3 £45,000 £500,000 £163,240
4 £160,000 £745,000 £286,622
5 £199,000 £700,000 £468,800
6 £465,000 £575,000 £520,000
9 £235,000 £235,000 £235,000
10 £275,000 £375,000 £325,000

Estate Agents who Operate in the DL1 District

LogoNameBrand NameAddressContact NumberTotal Properties
Venture Properties DarlingtonDarlingtonVenture Properties45 Duke Street, Darlington, DL3 7SD01327 22187942
Ann Cordey Estate Agents DarlingtonDarlingtonAnn Cordey Estate Agents13 Duke Street, Darlington, DL3 7RX01325 52177636
Robinsons Tees Valley DarlingtonDarlingtonRobinsons Tees Valley7, Duke Street, Darlington, DL3 7RX01325 52186528
Carver Residential DarlingtonDarlingtonCarver Residential14 Duke Street, Darlington, DL3 7AA01325 80854126
Your Move DarlingtonDarlingtonYour Move3 Deuchars Court, Duke Street, Darlington, DL3 7RU01325 52213721

Yearly House Price Averages for the DL1 Postcode District

Type of Property 2018 Average 2018 Sales 2017 Average 2017 Sales 2016 Average 2016 Sales 2015 Average 2015 Sales
Detached £193,779120 £198,831116 £180,854144 £177,884126
Semi-Detached £116,725314 £118,399349 £115,590322 £109,850330
Terraced £87,304247 £84,097261 £86,169250 £81,398252
Flats £90,42141 £77,28719 £73,61030 £77,64730