Our data is designed to be simple, clean and consistent – with complete location data all in one file so you or your developers don't spend hours coding laborious lookups, mappings or conversions. Every record contains mappings to postal town, county and country, plus accurate latitude–longitude and easting–northing coordinates. See the full database specifications.
Every download contains a range of common data formats, so you can get to work quickly and easily with the software of your choice. The formats included are:
You can have complete confidence in the quality and accuracy of our data. We use the latest official postcode information from the Royal Mail, combined with the latest geographical information from Ordnance Survey and the Office for National Statistics. It undergoes a complete refresh every quarter (the last refresh was on the ) and the data is fully tested before each release. Download a sample to try on your computer.
We understand that software developers and businesses need the freedom to work flexibly without being hindered by licence conditions.
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Immediately after purchase you'll be taken to a webpage with a permanent link to download your data. We'll also email you a copy of the download link (along with a formal receipt) so you've always got access to the data.
All our data comes with no ongoing fees and no time limits. With a "business" or "subscription" package you are free to use the data commercially and with an unlimited number of users and computers. Learn more about the licencing terms and conditions.
Yes. It lists all 1,752,941 postcodes currently used by the Royal Mail, with no gaps in the data. Historical and obsolete postcodes are not listed. Location information is provided for all geographic postcodes – including postal town, county, country, easting-northing and latitude-longitude coordinates.
The last update was made on the . This release was a full quarterly refresh which introduced 4662 new Royal Mail postcodes and removed 3052 recently obsolete records.
Yes. With the subscription package you can download the data today, plus you'll get updates delivered straight to your email inbox every quarter for the next year.
All parts of the United Kingdom are covered, including England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands (Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney and Sark).