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Code-Point® with polygons


Code-Point

Data combined with1:10 000 greyscale Raster

About the product


Code-Point polygons are produced by tessellating individual address records from ADDRESS-POINT®, they are then nested within the sector boundaries prescribed by Royal Mail®. Code-Point polygons enclose every fully matched address in the correct boundary and are significantly more accurate than previous products of this type.

It provides a precise geographical location for each postcode unit in Great Britain. There are approximately 1.7 million postcode units in England, Scotland and Wales. Each postcode unit, such as KY12 8UP or PO14 2RS, contains an average of fifteen adjoining addresses


Features and benefits


  • A boundary clearly showing the national extent of each postcode unit, enabling non-addressable data to be analysed on a postcode basis.
  • Allows results to be related to local authority and National Health areas.
  • Includes Vertical Streets (VA), that identify more than one postcode in a single building, for example a block of flats.

Suggested applications


  • Market analysis and profiling
  • Statistical analysis
  • Crime pattern analysis
  • Epidemiology
  • Resource allocation
  • Sales targeting
  • Route planning

How to order OS Code-Point™ data


Prices are set out in the following documents:

OS Codepoint with polygons pricing structure (77Kb PDF) | Business Portfolio price list (236 Kb PDF)

To order UK coverage online click here

If you would like a quotation prior to placing an order or would like some advice, please email us with a brief of what you require or call 01280 840785