All postcodes in the Bolton area begin with the letters BL. Addresses in the town centre and those nearby (Halliwell, Heaton, Smithills) usually start with BL1. Those for other areas include BL2 (Breightmet, Harwood), BL3 (Little Lever), BL4 (Farnworth, Kearsley), BL5 (Westhoughton), BL6 (Horwich, Rivington), and BL7 (Belmont, Bromley Cross, Egerton, Edgworth).
The BL prefix also covers addresses in Bury (BL8 and BL9).
Postcodes, Maps, and Addresses for Popular Destinations
Addresses and postcodes for some of Bolton’s leading destinations such as Bolton Train Station, the Macron Stadium (Bolton Wanderers), Middlebrook, the Market Place, Bolton Arena, and Vue Cinema are listed below. Visitors using satellite navigation systems should find this useful.