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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

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Latest News

Government News

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.

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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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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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Video

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.

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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

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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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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 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

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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FindMyAddress

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

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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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