Find UK Postcodes Inside a Radius

Map of the UK where you can specify a point and a radius to search within and return all outcode postcodes inside the radius.

UK Postcode Radius Search Map

Options

Show Centre Marker? Show Postcode Markers? Only Output Outcodes? Show UK County Borders?

 Full Screen 

 Reset Map 

Step 1 : Radius km (maximum = 320km) OR miles (maximum = 200 miles)

Step 2 : Click on map OR Place radius by location name or postcode :

 Draw Radius 

Output

 Toggle CSV or New Line 

Instructions

Input a radius to search within in KM or miles. Click on the map or type in an address or postcode on the center of your search. After a delay, the results will appear inside the radius. If you hover over a marker, you will see it's outcode postcode.

Any radius less than 5km will return full postcodes, anything more will return outcodes only.

The list of Post Codes inside the radius will be displayed in the textbox. You can toggle between CSV or new line output by clicking the [Toggle CSV or New line] button above the textbox.

Version History

  • Version 1 (21/02/2009) - Initial Version
  • Version 2 (25/06/2009) - Major Improvements
    • Is it inside radius? function now runs server-side and is much faster
    • Output textbox added to output all found postcodes in comma separated format
  • Version 3 (18/09/2009) - Updates
    • Maximum radius increased to 50km
    • Remove extra comma on CSV output
    • Clear CSV textbox on page refresh
    • Crosshairs added to map as curser
    • Map no longer pans when no postcodes are found
  • Version 4 (28/01/2010) - Updates
    • Miles option added for input
    • Centre point can now be input by address or postcode
  • Version 5 (11/02/2010) - Increased maximum radius to 100km / 64miles
  • Version 6 (30/03/2011) - Increased maximum radius to 160km / 100miles
  • Version 7 (27/04/2012) - Increased maximum radius to 320km / 200miles
  • Version 8 (13/06/2012) - Implemented Google Maps API V3
    • Added optional centre point marker
    • Added Reset Map button
  • Version 9 (15/07/2012)
    • Each marker now shows the distance from the centre point in km
  • Version 10 (09/08/2012)
    • Option to toggle between CSV and new line output format
  • Version 11 (04/06/2013)
    • Now outputs full UK postcodes for radius under 5km
    • Implemented marker clustering to improve browser performance
  • Version 12 (06/08/2013)
    • Option to only output outcodes added, for outcodes with radius less than 5km
  • Version 13 (12/08/2013)
    • Full Screen option added
  • Version 14 (21/01/2014)
    • Added option to show UK county borders

Previous Comments For This Page

I have not received any lead from you thanks
By lytenergy (h.ghazi) on 16/04/2014

Lets hope this works!! time will tell!!
By Steve Williams on 15/04/2014

Hi Scott, These type of postcodes are errors. We will try and remove these.
By Free Map Tools on 14/04/2014

Hi Awais, this tool is free to use on this website.
By Free Map Tools on 14/04/2014

I am Sorry if I am not getting It. But i cant find download link of this tool. I have downloaded SQL query i need code for this tool.
By Awais Ali on 14/04/2014

Hi there. Great site and been massively helpful in a bit of work I am doing. When I get the list of full postcodes there are a fair number where you do not get the full postcode but you get, for example, M61 0D (so missing the final digit) or I get M60 1L - again missing the last digit. The query is does the missing digit mean that all possible final digits are included, so for example M60 1L covers say M60 1LA to M60 1LZ or is it something else? Thanks very much.
By Scott on 07/04/2014

Hi, when you say it isn't working, what do you see or experience and what do you expect to see? Does anything happen?
By Free Map Tools on 02/04/2014

hi am trying to use this to get a lost of postcodes within radius bandings of mk7 8at...doesn't seem to be working can you help please?
On 02/04/2014

Supposed to be a 30 mile surrounding radius from PA4 0XB
By Alan Strong on 24/03/2014

Hi, it is as the crow flies.
By Free Map Tools on 23/03/2014

Amazing resource - thanks for all your effort, hard work and generous help! Just one question - is the radius interpreted "as the crow flies" or "via actual roads"? I presume is the former but it does not seem to be explicitly mentioned (or I couldn't see it).
By Nick on 23/03/2014

Hi Ian, This is done to help performance for all users as it is intensive on the database. If it was increased, all users would notice poorer performance.
By Free Map Tools on 05/03/2014

Fantastic tool but is it possible to increase the 5km limit for displaying full postcodes to 10km?
By Ian on 05/03/2014

Found it! Great tool, really making my life easier. Keep up the good work.
By Greg G on 10/02/2014

Hi, is it possible to put multiple post codes in so i can see the radius of each one on the same map?
By Greg G on 10/02/2014

Hi, we have not taken the time to design this to work on other websites. Also, we cannot take time to support others implementing it elsewhere so unfortunately we cannot offer any help doing this.
By Free Map Tools on 10/02/2014

it is working great i also want to integrate in my website how can i do that?
On 10/02/2014

Great Uncle Honk, yes, you can on the page Find UK Postcodes Inside a User Defined Area.
By Free Map Tools on 04/02/2014

Can you do different shapes?
By Great Uncle Honk on 04/02/2014

Hi, please try [E15, london] OR [N17, London]
By Free Map Tools on 02/02/2014

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