MK40 1AE

a large user postcode in Bedford, Bedford

MK40 1AE Location Map
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Latitude: 52.1344 / 52°8'3"N

Longitude: -0.4756 / 0°28'32"W

OS Eastings: 504435

OS Northings: 249554

OS Grid: TL044495

Mapcode National: GBR G25.0LD

Mapcode Global: VHFQ7.PMY3

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by MK40 1AE, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.

Maps are by Google and Open Streetmap. Streetview is by Google. See credits and copyright for more detail.


MK40 1AE is a large user postcode in Bedford, Bedford. It was first introduced in December 1995.

'Large User' postcodes are allocated to organisations which receive large amounts of post. Unlike standard geographic postcodes, which cover up to 80 addresses, a large user postcode is unique to a single address.

To the best of our knowledge, the current address of this postcode is:
Royal Mail, PO Box 666, Bedford MK40 1AE.

The geographic coordinates assigned to a large user postcode may not necessarily be the actual coordinates of the location to which mail is delivered. If the address is a PO Box, then the coordinates will usually be the Royal Mail sorting office which handles mail for that postcode. In other cases, the coordinates of the postcode may be the headquarters, or registered office, of an organisation rather than the building which receives mail.

Bedford is a town, which had a population of 87,590 in the 2011 census.

MK40 1AE is in the Bedford travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Bedfordshire Primary Care Trust.

MK40 1AE has a Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index of 10/10 (Very high), and an Area Retail Diversity Index of 5/10 (Moderate). Supermarkets near MK40 1AE include Aldi, Budgens, Co-Operative Food, Costcutter, Farmfoods, Iceland, Lidl, Londis, M&S Simply Food, M&S Simply Food, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose. (Source: Open Streetmap)

MK40 1AE is approximately 29m (95ft) above sea level.

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of MK40 1AE are represented at different levels of local, regional and national government by elected representatives. Where known, these are shown here.

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Unitary Authority

Bedford Borough Council




Luigi Reale (Labour)
David Fletcher (Conservative)

United Kingdom Parliament




Richard Fuller (Conservative)

European Parliament

European Region



Patrick O'Flynn (UKIP)
Vicky Ford (Conservative)
Richard Howitt (Labour)
Stuart Agnew (UKIP)
Geoffrey Van Orden (Conservative)
Tim Aker (UKIP)
David Campbell Bannerman (Conservative)

Broadband Internet

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for MK40 1AE

Electoral Ward/Division
Unitary Authority
Bedford Borough Council
Westminster Parliamentary Constituency
European Electoral Region
Primary Care Trust
Travel to Work Area
Built-up Area
Bedford BUA
Built-up Area sub-division
Bedford BUASD
Non-Civil Parished Area
Bedford, unparished area

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