Identify a property and locate it on a map with precision – using the X and Y coordinates we’ve assigned to the Royal Mail PAF® data.
Our basic classifications – residential or commercial – will reduce the costs and increase the effectiveness of your direct marketing.
In customer services, the need for accuracy is paramount. Have confidence in your front-line staff’s ability to look up addresses on a database of millions, quickly and efficiently.
Understanding the nation
Every address record provides Royal Mail address information from PAF, the Unique Delivery Point Reference Number (UDPRN) and X and Y coordinates.
Tracking customer data
Using the basic classifications in AddressBase you can quickly filter between residential and commercial addresses, which is ideal for marketing purposes.
|Key Features||What this product offers|
|Format||Comma separated value (CSV) and GML 3.2.1|
|Attributes||Royal Mail postal addresses, where matched to a UPRN; coordinates for each address.|
|Scale||1:1250 to 1:10 000|
|Update frequency||Every six weeks.|
|Supply||DVD and FTP (for orders under 2Gb). PSMA and OSMA members can download 5km chunks.|
|Coverage||Great Britain - pre-defined areas are available, or you can define your own area of interest.|
AddressBase is available under the following licences: LINK
Explore our data
You’re welcome to try out this data for free under our Data Exploration Licence.
Internal business use
When using OS data in your own business, you need our Framework Contract (Direct Customers) together with a data contract.
Creating products or services
To use this data commercially in your own products and services, or to distribute it, you will need to sign up to our Framework Contract (Partners) and a relevant defined use contract. This will vary depending on what you’re going to do with the data.
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