Tuesday 22 August 2006 5.42pm
Anyone using "London, Middlesex" in an address would seem to be being perverse.
However, there are bits of outer Greater London which remained in the former "postal county" of Middlesex for some years after the historic county of Middlesex ceased to be. I think there was a campaign by refuseniks who refused to use Uxbridge postcodes when the Post Office finally abandoned Middlesex as a postal address:
Wikipedia article on Middlesex wrote:
The former postal county consisted of two unconnected areas and comprised the following post towns:
ASHFORD, BRENTFORD, EDGWARE, ENFIELD, FELTHAM, GREENFORD, HAMPTON, HARROW, HAYES, HOUNSLOW, ISLEWORTH, NORTHOLT, NORTHWOOD, PINNER, RUISLIP, SHEPPERTON, SOUTHALL, STAINES, STANMORE, SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, TEDDINGTON, TWICKENHAM, UXBRIDGE, WEMBLEY, WEST DRAYTON