AddressBase – OS
AddressBase has over 34 million premise level addresses with many detailed attributes. For example, it identifies individual households that share an address, and addresses that receive utility services but do not receive post in their own right, e.g. community halls and places of worship, as well as distinguishing between offices and factories for example. Historical, alternative and provisional addresses are included and the positional accuracy is categorised.
- Precise co-ordinates for premise level address data that includes sub-divided buildings such as blocks of flats, together with those that do not have standard postal address e.g. car parks and churches
- Historic, alternative and provisional addresses
- Flags indicating whether point likely to lie within boundary of the property or just at start of the street, for example
- Additional address categories e.g. whether office or factory
- Cross referenced to OS TOIDs in MasterMap vector mapping
- Annual licence
- Originated by Ordnance Survey (OS)
Data Type: Vector Points
Resolution: 1:1250 to 1:10 000
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OS AddressBase: Premise level address geocoding data
OS AddressBase Plus: Includes sub-divided buildings & those that do not have standard postal address with info about whether point in property boundary and whether office or factory, for example.
OS AddressBase Premium: Adds historic, alternative and provisional addresses
OS AddressBase Islands: for Northern Ireland, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man
How is it used?
- Geocoding your data to precisely locate it
- Linking different datasets together via OS MasterMap TOID (topographical object identifier) or geographically by precise location information
- Ideal for applications such as: mailing home delivery, crime analysis, insurance premium calculation, rural service provision, mailing for marketing applications etc.
- UPRN – Unique Property Reference Number assigned by the LLPG Custodian or Ordnance Survey.
- Unique identifier provided by Ordnance Survey.
- UDPRN – Royal Mail’s Unique Delivery Point Reference Number
- Organisation name – Is the business name given to a delivery point within a building or small group of buildings. This field could also include entries for churches, public houses and libraries.
- Department name – Is indicated because mail is received by subdivisions of the main organisation at distinct delivery points.
- PO Box number – Post Office Box (PO Box®) number.
- Building name is a description applied to a single building or a small group of buildings, such as Highfield House. This also includes those building numbers that contain non-numeric characters, such as 44A. Some descriptive names, when included with the rest of the address, are sufficient to identify the property uniquely and unambiguously and are included in AddressBase with no further investigation.
- Sub-building name and/or number are identifiers for subdivision of properties.
- Building number – Or postal number, is a number given to a single building or a small group of buildings, thus identifying it from its neighbours.
- Dependent Thoroughfare Name – In certain places, for example, town centres, there are named thoroughfares within other named thoroughfares, for example, parades of shops on a high street where different parades have their own identity.
- Thoroughfare Name – A thoroughfare in AddressBase is fundamentally a road, track or named access route on which there are Royal Mail delivery points.
- Post Town – The town or city in which the Royal Mail sorting office is located There may be more than one, possibly several, sorting offices in a town or city.
- Double Dependent Locality – This is used to distinguish between similar or same thoroughfares within a dependent locality.
- Dependent Locality – Dependent locality areas may define an area within a post town. These are only necessary for postal purposes where there are thoroughfares of the same name, to aid differentiation.
- Postcode Type – Describes the address as a small or large user taken from PAF
- x coordinate – A value on the X axis of the National Grid of Great Britain
- y coordinate – A value on the Y axis of the National Grid of Great Britain
- RPC – Representative Point Code
- Change Type – Type of Record Change
- Start Date – Date on which the record was first created
- Last Update Date – Date on which the record was last updated
- Entry Date -Date on which the record was first entered into the database
- Class -Primary Classification of the record
- Process Date – Date of the PAF file that the record was processed from
OS AddressBase Plus
- State code identifying the current state of the property e.g. demolished or under construction.
- Date the property achieved its current state
- Class e.g. commercial education colleges
- Unique identifier to link to the Local Land and Property Gazetteer (LLPG)
- BLPU Organisation – Name of current occupier on the fascia of the property.
- Scottish Department Name – The department name of the object.
- SAO Start Number and Suffix – The number of the secondary addressable object (SAO) and the suffix to the SAO start number
- SAO End Number and Suffix – The end of the number range for the SAO and the suffix to the SAO end number
- SAO Text – Describes the SAO, such as Maisonette.
- ALT Language SAO Text – Describes the SAO, such as Maisonette, in an alternative language.
- PAO Start Number and Suffix – The number of the primary addressable object (PAO) and the suffix to the PAO start number
- PAO End Number and Suffix – The end of the number range for the PAO and the suffix to the PAO end number
- PAO Text – Describes the PAO, such as GeoPlace
- ALT Language PAO Text – Describes the PAO, such as GeoPlace, in an alternative language.
- USRN – Unique Street Reference Number
- USRN Match Indicator – This field indicates how the item was matched to the road network. 1 is matched manually to the most accessible USRN and 2 is matched spatially to the nearest USRN that may not be the nearest accessible street.
- Area Name – Third level of geographic area name, for example, to record island names or property groups such as crofts.
- Official Flag – Status of the address.
- OS Address TOID – The OS MasterMap® address TOID®.
- OS Address TOID Version – The version of the OS MasterMap address TOID that the product relates to. If the address TOID exists then the version number must also exist.
- OS Roadlink TOID – The OS MasterMap Integrated Transport Network™ (ITN) road link that the addressable object refers to.
- OS Roadlink TOID Version – The version of the TOID the product relates to. If the ITN road link TOID exists then a version number must also exist.
- OS TOPO TOID – The OS MasterMap Topography Layer TOID area that the addressable object refers to.
- OS TOPO TOID Version – The version of the TOID the product relates to. If an OS MasterMap Topography Layer TOID exists, this field must be populated.
- VOA CT Record – The unique reference to the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) council tax record that the addressable object refers to.
- VOA NDR Record – The unique reference to the VOA non-domestic rate that the addressable object refers to.
- Street Description – Name, description or street number taken from the LLPG.
- ALT Language Street Descriptor – Name, description or street number taken from the LLPG alternative language street name if exists.
- Welsh Dependent Thoroughfare – The welsh translation of the dependent thoroughfare name
- Welsh Thoroughfare – The welsh translation of the thoroughfare name
- Welsh Dependent Locality – The welsh translation of the dependent locality
- Welsh Double Dependent Locality – The welsh translation of the double dependent locality
- Town Name – The name of the town the address is within.
- Administrative Area – Local Highway Authority name
- Postcode Locator – Postcode of the property purely derived based upon its spatial location in relation to postcode polygons
- Postal Addressable – Indicates whether the BLPU does or does not receive a postal service.
- Ward Code – The ONS code of the electoral ward (England and Scotland) or the electoral division (Wales) name in which the property is situated.
- Parish Code – The ONS code of the parish, town or community in which the property is situated.
- Multi OCC Count – This is a count of all the child UPRNs for this record
- VOA NDR P DESC Code – VOA non-domestic rates primary description code, for example, ‘IF2’.
- VOA NDR SCAT Code – VOA non-domestic rates special category code, for example, ‘016’. While the Primary Description code above provides a general level of classification, there is a SCat code for every kind of premises VOA rates.
- ALT Language – Field describing the language of the alternative records.
OS AddressBase Premium
- Historic, alternative and provisional addresses
- Categorisation to identify the type of building
- And the positional accuracy of the building
Great Britain and separately for Northern Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle of Man
27 million Commercial and residential premise level addresses, each with precise location information
OS AddressBase Plus
Over 32 million premise level addresses for Great Britain including objects with no postal addresses (e.g. Car parks and places of worship).
OS AddressBase Premium
34 million premise level GB addressed points including historic, alternative and provisional addresses together with locations that have no standard postal address (e.g. Car parks, churches and recreational spaces) and sub-divided buildings (e.g. blocks of flats).
OS AddressBase Islands
This dataset includes over 948,000 premise addresses in Northern Ireland, 100,000 in the Channel Islands and 64,000 in the Isle of Man