WS Postcode Area for the Walsall Region


A wide range of spatial data has been analysed to present this overview of the WS Postcode. If you would like anything added, please contact us.


This section of the site is all about the WS Postcode area, also known as the Walsall Postal Area. Explore links to the next level to learn more about specific postcode districts such as WS1.

Map of the WS Postcode for Walsall

Map of The WS Postcode Area
Terrain Map of the WS - Walsall Postcode.

Quick Facts about the WS Postcode

WS Area Statistics
Width from East to West 16.84 mi
Height from North to South 21.32 mi
Area of WS 183.84 mi²
Maximum Width 22.74 mi
Perimeter of Postcode Area 95.14 mi
Number of Postcode Districts 15
Number of Postcode Sectors 63
Number of Post Towns 6
Number of Postcodes 10,164

The WS postcode area represents a group of postal districts in the Walsall area of the United Kingdom. The area code WS stands for the letters w and s in WalSall. WS has a population of 449,687 and covers an area of 476,140 hectares. Fun fact: 0.69% of the population of Great Britain lives in this area.

The postcode area falls within the following counties: West Midlands (51.20%), Staffordshire (48.80%).

Where is the WS Postcode Area?

The Walsall WS Postcode is in the West Midlands of England. TheWS postal area borders the following neighbouring postal areas: DE - Derby, WV - Wolverhampton, B - Birmingham, ST - Stoke-on-Trent and DY - Dudley, and is located inland.


Map of the WS Walsall Postcode Area

Explore the WS Walsall postcode area by using our interactive map.

Map Showing Location of the WS postcode area
Where is the WS Postcode Area
A word cloud for the WS postcode area
A word cloud for the WS Postcode Area

How built up is the WS Postcode?

I've calculated the total area covered by building footprints within the WS postcode area.
By analyzing this against the total area, I've determined the percentage of the area that's developed, this will give you an idea of how urban or rural the WS postcode region is.
The higher the percentage the more urban the area is. For example the least urban district is WS15 and the most urban is WS1.

Building Area Summary
Postcode District Total Area (m²) Footprint Area (m²) Built Percentage %
WS15 145,815,986 2,347,058 1.61%
WS14 62,239,419 1,300,201 2.09%
WS13 63,834,904 2,098,578 3.29%
WS12 35,989,724 1,487,643 4.13%
WS9 31,394,597 1,745,572 5.56%
WS7 19,843,518 1,495,525 7.54%
WS6 10,442,348 788,146 7.55%
WS8 10,162,123 809,565 7.97%
WS3 21,114,606 1,797,682 8.51%
WS4 7,729,601 664,746 8.60%
WS11 29,122,702 2,648,344 9.09%
WS5 7,893,271 841,551 10.66%
WS2 11,212,194 1,835,944 16.37%
WS10 13,870,449 2,493,564 17.98%
WS1 5,468,478 1,114,285 20.38%
WS Total 476,133,920 (m²) 23,468,404 (m²) 4.93%

Postcode Districts within the WS Walsall Postcode Area

There are 15 postcode districts within the Walsall postcode area

Map of the WS Postcode Area

A map showing the boundary of WS in relation to other areas

There are 14 towns within the Walsall postcode area.

Map of Posttowns in the WS
Map of Posttowns in the WS Postal Area
Area of the WS postcode area
Unit Area²
Hectares 476,140²
Miles 1,838²
Feet 51,251,233,460²
Kilometres 4,761²

Postal Delivery Offices serving the WS Walsall Postcode Area

  • Abbots Bromley Scale Payment Delivery Office
  • Aldridge Delivery Office
  • Cannock Delivery Office
  • Landywood Delivery Office
  • Lichfield Delivery Office
  • Rugeley Delivery Office
  • Shenstone Scale Payment Delivery Office
  • Walsall Delivery Office
  • Wednesbury Delivery Office
  • Whittington Barracks Scale Payment Delivery Office
  • Whittington Scale Payment Delivery Office

Postcode Areas Closest to WS


Towns and Villages within the WS Walsall Postcode Area