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Data has the power to transform lives

Excellent addressing and accurate street data has the power to transform people’s lives.

In Great Britain, GeoPlace is the guardian and champion of that information on a national scale.

Authoritative UK geospatial address and street data

GeoPlace is a limited liability partnership owned equally by the Local Government Association (LGA) and OS. We are responsible for collating, managing and maintaining the primary UK authoritative geospatial address and street data.

GeoPlace is recognised world-wide as an established expert in managing address data and its associated infrastructure. We do this to a standard and in a way that inspires innovation and transforms people’s lives on a national scale.

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2023 Exemplar Awards - Winners

In an online conference watched by 1,100 attendees, GeoPlace announced the winners of its 2023 Exemplar Award, Peer Award, Data Quality & Improvement Awards and its new Data Linking Award.

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Connecting people and places

GeoPlace annual conference

Watch videos and read the summaries of the sessions at the 2023 GeoPlace conference. Visit the agenda to discover resources.

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HAUC(UK) Convention

‘Climate – Change or Bust’

Listen again to the 2023 HAUC(UK) Convention talks by visiting the agenda.

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Street data and services

DataVia API

Add the National Street Gazetteer’s detailed street data to your GIS, web or mobile applications with ease and make location-based decisions with confidence.

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Use your gazetteer to detect missing local tax revenue

Are you collecting all your local revenues? Do you know where all your residents live and where all of your businesses are located? Are you identifying all non-exempt properties and clamping down on fraud?

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The power of place

Becoming open and royalty free

Since July 2020, Unique Property Reference Numbers (UPRNs) and Unique Street Reference Numbers (USRNs) have been openly available and royalty free for use on Open Government Licence (OGL) terms from Ordnance Survey.

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Local Government Association

UPRN: A guide for councils

The Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN), as the unique identifier for every addressable location, is key to almost everything that’s delivered or achieved by councils.

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open UPRNs and USRNs

The power of place

From July 2020, Unique Property Reference Numbers (UPRNs) and Unique Street Reference Numbers (USRNs) are openly available and royalty free for use on Open Government Licence (OGL) terms from Ordnance Survey.

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Using UPRNs to support the vulnerable

Good data protection and information governance frameworks will enable local services to identify and support the vulnerable in our communities. Find out more from this webinar and in-depth briefing paper

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FindMyStreet will show you every street that’s recorded in the National Street Gazetteer. The service will tell you where a street can be found, what its official name is, and who’s responsible for maintaining that street.

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Find the official address or unique property reference number (uprn) for every property in Great Britain

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Monthly Calendar: February 2024

Each month we share a desktop calendar, featuring a photograph sent in from our local authority community. This month's photograph:

Place: Carsington Water, Carsington, Ashbourne, DE6 1ST

Local authority: Derbyshire Dales District Council

Photographer: Simon Crockett

UPRN: 010070106662

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Whether you need help creating address and street data, or you want to talk to us about how we can help you to get the most out of your location data, we'd love to talk with you.


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