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.
Maintaining the National Address Gazetteer and National Street Gazetteer
We maintain these crucial national data infrastructures, and make the data available through Ordnance Survey and our statutory partners
Housing Minister says UPRNs should be ‘baked in’ to streamline house buying and selling
Speaking at the GeoPlace annual conference, the Rt Hon Christopher Pincher MP, the Minister for Housing, acknowledged that the widespread adoption of Unique Property Reference Numbers (UPRNs) across both the private and social sectors is fundamental to supporting the post-pandemic landscape and building back better, particularly within the housing sector.
Using the UPRN in PropTech
Leading residential property bodies have published an open letter to Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and the Director of the Geospatial Commission highlighting the potential benefits from a widely adopted UPRN and steps that Government needs to take to make this happen.
The role of UPRNs in delivering health and social care
The scale and rapid response required by public sector bodies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic was unprecedented in recent times. The value of data about place has been vital to accurately provide efficient & effective service delivery solutions.
Local Government Association
Find My Custodian
To find your Custodian, simply follow the link below to the Local Government Association website where you will be able to enter your email address to find your associated council and be sent the information on your custodian(s) for that Local Authority
Using the UPRN to respond to Covid-19
GeoPlace is working with central and devolved governments to include the UPRN in data sent to local authorities to support shielding measures for vulnerable people to COVID-19.
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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.