North East postcodes now due two DWP Cold Weather Payments

North East postcodes now due two DWP Cold Weather Payments

Some areas of the North East are now due two Cold Weather Payments for this winter due to plummeting temperatures.

Postcodes in Newcastle, Northumberland, Sunderland, Gateshead, County Durham, North Tyneside and South Tyneside are among those to have two weeks of Cold Weather Payments triggered for eligible people on low income benefits.

Each seven-day payment is worth £25. They are triggered for postcodes when the weather station they use records or forecasts an average temperaure of 0C or below for seven days. You can check which Weather Station records Cold Weather Payment temperatures in your area.

Read more: Where Cold Weather Payment temperatures are recorded for the North East

Below are the NE, SR, DH, DL, TS and TD postcodes due Cold Weather Payments so far this winter and whether they are due one or two.

If you claim low-income benefits and fit the eligibility criteria for Cold Weather Payments, the £25 for each week of average temperatures below 0C will be sent to your account. The DWP aims to send the money within 14 days.

As of December 14, the following postcodes were due Cold Weather Payments. You can use the DWP’s Cold Weather Payment postcode checker to see the latest.

NE postcodes

NE1-13, NE15-18, NE20-21, NE23, NE 25-46: Due two Cold Weather Payments. One for December 6 to December 12 and another for December 13 to December 19

NE71: Due one payment for December 9 to December 15

NE22, NE24, NE61-70: Due one payment December 9 to December 15

NE19, NE47-49: due two Cold Weather Payments, for December 4 to December 10 and December 11 to December 17

SR postcodes

SR1-7: Due two Cold Weather Payments. One for December 6 to December 12 and another for December 13 to December 19

DH postcodes

DH1-7, DH9: Due two Cold Weather Payments. One for December 6 to December 12 and another for December 13 to December 19

DH8: Due two payments, one for December 4 to 2022 to December 10 and another for December 11 to December 17

DL postcodes

DL4-5, DL14-17: Due two Cold Weather Payments. One for December 6 to December 12 and another for December 13 to December 19

DL8, DL11-13: Due one payment for December 6 to December 12

DL1-3, DL6-7, DL9-10: Due one payment for December 7 to December 13

TS postcodes

TS21, TS28-29: Due two Cold Weather Payments. One for December 6 to December 12 and another for December 13 to December 19

TS9: Due one payment for December 7 to December 13

TD postcodes

TD5, TD12, TD15: Due one payment for December 9 to December 15.

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