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NLPG and NSG Exemplar Award Winners

Posted: 26 November 2009

The Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA) and Intelligent Addressing (IA) have today announced the winners of the 2009 NLPG and NSG Exemplar Awards.
The Awards recognise the innovation, commitment and achievement of the local authority community, including the police and fire authorities, in their use of the National Land & Property Gazetteer (NLPG) and National Street Gazetteer (NSG).
The Awards form part of the NLPG and NSG - âUnderpinning Transformational Government' conference. The event, which also celebrates the 10th anniversary of the NLPG, is taking place at the Victoria Park Plaza in London. The Awards will be presented by Tim Allen, Programme Director, Local Government Association.
The 2009 NLPG Award winners include local authorities representing Salford, Nottingham, West Sussex, Tandridge and Blaby, as well as Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue. NSG Award winners are Blackpool Council and the Isle of Anglesey, with Lichfield and Dartford winning awards for NSG and NLPG integration.
The NLPG is a modern day Domesday Book for England and Wales that lists and locates more than 32 million residential, business and non-mailing addresses each with a unique property reference number (UPRN) which provides a reference key to join related address records across different datasets. It enables information to be easily shared and is central to opening up access to public information at both a local and national level. The NSG is the sister project to the NLPG providing a central list of streets in England and Wales.
Together with the NSG, the NLPG represents the most successful example of a local government shared service delivered nationally. The sharing of accurate address information across local government departments, emergency services, national and regional government is a vital component in the drive to facilitate and improve efficiency and service delivery.
The Exemplar Award categories and winners:
  • Most innovative use Salford City Council
  • Best business process transformation AXESS West Sussex
  • Most effective data sharing partnership Nottingham City Council
  • FiReControl Award for the best integration of the NLPG by a Fire & Rescue Service Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue Service
  • Ministry of Justice Award for the best implementation of the Electoral Registration Data Standard Tandridge District Council
  • Most improved Blaby District Council
  • Most effective LSG and Streetworks integration Blackpool Council
  • Most improved Isle of Anglesey County Council
  • Best partnership between organisations Lichfield District Council
  • Most interesting anecdote or Address or Street Dartford Borough Council
The winners will be documented into a case studies booklet that will be made available on the NLPG website.
26th November 2009

The Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA) The IDeA works in partnership with all councils, to enhance the performance of the best, accelerate the speed of improvement of the rest, and develop the sector as a whole. IDeA has brokered the Mapping Services Agreement (MSA) with Intelligent Addressing to develop the NLPG and NSG, through the Local Government Information House (LGIH), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Agency.
Working in partnership with the local government community developing national infrastructure projects that enable councils to deliver local services more effectively, LGIH acts as an intermediary between the public and the private sector enabling it to negotiate with private companies on behalf of local authorities in order to provide key parts of a technical infrastructure for improved service delivery.
The NLPG is a joint venture between the Information House and Intelligent Addressing Limited.
IDeA contacts:
Steve Brandwood, Programme Manager | T: 020 7296 6615 | E: [email protected]
Media: Paul Bailey 020 7296 6529
Intelligent Addressing is a specialist private sector consultancy company employing recognised experts in addressing. It was originally set up to help develop the National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG) on behalf of local government and now manages the NLPG and NSG central data hubs under the terms of the Mapping Services Agreement (MSA) with local government.
Intelligent Addressing Contact:
Gayle Gander, Head of Marketing | T: 0207 747 3500 | E-mail: [email protected] | www.intelligent-addressing.co.uk | www.nlpg.org.uk | www.thensg.org.uk
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