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Case studies on how the UPRN locks data

All of the following case studies are available in more detail from GeoPlace or Ordnance Survey.

On13th June 2018, GeoPlace announced that it was working with Government to investigate opening up unique identifiers for addresses and streets. The announcement is available here.

Following an announcement in February 2015, AddressBase internal business use customers, which includes the whole of the public sector, are able to utilise UPRNs on a royalty free and open basis.  The benefits in the following local authority case studies have been enabled by utilising the UPRN and the LLPG. 

This document describes the UPRN and how it can help link data together.

This document outlines the lifecycle of the UPRN and its allocation by local authorities.

This article describes how the UPRN can be the glue for better outcomes.

Read this blog on 'Persistent and well-behaved identifiers'.