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AddressBase Plus

Along with Royal Mail PAF data, AddressBase® Plus gives you up-to-date local authority addresses, multi-occupancy addresses and OS MasterMap TOID references.


Individual address referencing

For direct marketing teams: take your data analysis to the next level by referencing data to individual addresses (such as flats) rather than mail delivery points (houses divided into flats).


Easy-to-use, AddressBase Plus is structured in a flat file model - containing current properties and addresses sourced from local authorities, Ordnance Survey and Royal Mail matched to the UPRN.

Accuracy guaranteed

The address information is sourced from 380 local authorities across Great Britain, our own large-scale mapping, Royal Mail and the Valuation Office Agency.

Useful addresses

Useful addresses

As well as 28 million defined properties, Ordnance Survey have included more than seven million local authority addresses, such as depots and church halls, places of worship and community centres.

Easy cross-referencing

Easy cross-referencing

AddressBase Plus makes it easier to locate and geo-tag assets, thanks to the OS MasterMap® topographic identifier (TOID) we've included.

Property classification

Property classification

Understanding the need to categorise properties, Ordnance Survey incorporated a four-level classification scheme that explains the function of each property.

Explore our data

You’re welcome to try out this data for free under our Data Exploration Licence.

Internal business use

If you wish to use AddressBase Plus for internal business use you should contact one of our Partners; unless you’re in the energy & infrastructure sector, in which case please contact us so that we can advise you on next steps.

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.

How to get this product

Sample data

Give it a try

Download a small area of AddressBase Plus sample data.

Or you can apply for a Data Exploration Licence to try out the real thing.

Technical specification

Key FeaturesWhat this product offers
FormatComma separated value (CSV) and GML 3.2.1
Data structurePoints
AttributesLocal authority Bs7666 addresses; Royal Mail postal addresses, where matched to a UPRN; coordinates for each address; objects without postal addresses, addresses with multiple occupants, OS MasterMap Topography Layer and Integrated Transport Network TOIDs, and the associated alternative record.
Scale1:1250 to 1:10,000
Update frequencyEvery six weeks.
SupplyDVD and FTP (for orders under 2Gb). PSGA members can download 5km chunks.
CoverageGreat Britain - pre-defined areas are available, or you can define your own area of interest.


Success stories

OS finding smarter energy solutions for Milton Keynes

Ordnance Survey provided geospatial datasets to Milton Keynes: Smart Future Cities project to develop solutions to support economic growth.

OS data helps keep hospital open in Somerset

Ordnance Survey data provided critical evidence leading to Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group keeping stroke services at two hospitals.