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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.

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

Data from 528 organisations
Changes synchronised every 6 weeks
Total number of UPRNs
Total number of USRNs

Latest News

Award Winners

GeoPlace Announces 2021 Exemplar Award Winners

GeoPlace announces the winners of its 2021 Exemplar Awards at the 15th Annual GeoPlace conference. The Award was jointly awarded to Barnsley Metropolitan District Council and Northumberland County Council for two separate initiatives that the judging panel found impossible to choose between.

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Industry Award

Dave Heyes wins GeoPlace Annual Peer Award

David Heyes from Wigan Council has been announced as the winner of the 2021 "Peer Award" at the GeoPlace’s 15th annual conference. The conference, attended by over 870 industry specialists, included a ground breaking address from Christopher Pincher MP, Minister for Housing.

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Junior Technical Products Engineer

We are looking for a talented graduate or equivalent to join the GeoPlace Products team. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills and play a key role in the management of Products delivery.

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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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Ordnance Survey

See the true power of address data

What hidden power will you discover with Britain's most authoritative address system?

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About addresses

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.

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GeoPlace – Looking Forward to the Next Ten Years

When any organisation marks ten years of growth, it is surely a time to celebrate its success. But as we look back on GeoPlace’s decade of achievement, we’re also looking forward, too.

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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.

data and services


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: June 2021

Greenfield Valley Heritage Park (Dyffryn Maes Glas), Greenfield, Flintshire

UPRN: 200002941911

Local authority: Flintshire County Council, Wales

Photographer: Zoe Bowden

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