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Driving improvement, excellence and innovation through data

GeoPlace® is a public sector limited liability partnership between the Local Government Association and Ordnance Survey. Our vision is to be the recognised centre of excellence for spatial address and street information management in Great Britain.

GeoPlace's role is to create and maintain the National Address Gazetteer and the National Street Gazetteer for England and Wales, providing definitive sources of publicly-owned spatial address and street data. AddressBase™ products are produced from the National Address Gazetteer and made available by Ordnance Survey.

Through agreement with Scotland's Improvement Service Company, coverage has been extended to include Scotland.

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Addresses in AddressBase Premium


changes synchronised every 6 weeks

Access address and street services

Address (NLPG) Search

Service to search for a specific location or address

Address Custodian COU reports

View your COU report

NSG user account

NSG User Account registration for Highway authorities and statutory users of NSG/ASD

SWA Code registration

Registration for an SWA org code for a statutory utility

Roads classification PRN form

Road classification and notification of changes to the of the Primary Route Network

SWA codes download

Street Works Register - Data Capture Codes

Streetworks signposting service

Making streetworks information more accessible for the general public and other interested parties

Address Custodian FTP site

Access the FTP site to upload your files

NSG contractors registration

Registration form for employees of contractors carrying out work on behalf of an Organisation

Download NSG data

Registration to download NSG data

From Local Land and Property Gazetteers to the National Address Gazetteer


GeoPlace announces the winners of the 2016 Exemplar Awards

GeoPlace has announced the winners of the 2016 Exemplar Awards which were presented at the 11th annual GeoPlace conference and exhibition at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London on 28th April 2016.



Rt Hon Matt Hancock speaks on importance of address data at GeoPlace conference 2016

The Minister for Cabinet Office spoke at the GeoPlace 2016 conference about the importance of high quality address data for transparency and the UK digital economy.



Minister hails next generation address system to support open data economy

The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Matthew Hancock, today hailed the potential to rethink how we use addresses and the creation of a new generation address system, as a key part of the government’s open data agenda.



Minister for the Cabinet Office to Give Keynote Address at GeoPlace Conference

The Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General will give the keynote presentation at the GeoPlace annual conference. The conference takes place on 28th April at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster.