Locations 50% open

Great Britain

What data is expected?

A database of postcodes/zipcodes and the corresponding spatial locations in terms of a latitude and a longitude (or similar coordinates in an openly published coordinate system). The data has to be available for the entire country. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Zipcodes
  • Addresses
  • Coordinates (latitude, longitude)
  • Data available for entire country

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced No
In an open and machine-readable format CSV
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available No
Available free of charge No
findable 4
findable_steps through the OK forum
Collected by government Yes
usability 2 In order to use these data in a GIS environment, the user must know how to handle and process tabular data to obtain vector data.
collector_name Royal Mail
Controlled access Yes There is only a sample available to download without request. DVD and FTP (for orders under 2Gb)
characteristics Zipcodes, Addresses, Coordinates (latitude, longitude), Data available for entire country
location https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/business-and-governmen - AdressBase

We appreciate Owen Boswarva for his valuable contribution to the Global Open Data Index.

Meta data

Data location   https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/business-and-governmen - AdressBase
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   CSV
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Fri Apr 14 2017 10:21:06 GMT+0000 (UTC)