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AddressBase Core

The latest product in the AddressBase® family is updated weekly as well as being the simplest to use without compromising on accuracy.

Access over 33 million addresses

Local Authority data is at the heart of AddressBase Core. This data provides you with a complete address product; access to over 33 million addresses each unique referenced with the Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN) and property level coordinates.

Weekly updates

In this ever-changing environment you need to have confidence that you're using the latest and most up-to-date addressing data. AddressBase Core is released weekly, keeping you more up to date with change.

Authoritative data

AddressBase Core's primary source of addressing information is local authority data. They have the legal responsibility to capture and maintain address data for Great Britain, so you can be sure of its authenticity and legal nature.

Property classification

Making the most of the property classification attributes, you can quickly understand, locate and perform analysis on the type of addresses you want to interact with. 

Approved addressing records

Approved addressing records

AddressBase Core provides approved addressing records for England, Wales and Scotland based on Local Authority holdings of the National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG) and One Scotland Address Gazetteer (OSG). Other attribution includes property level coordinates and secondary level classifications (detailing the use and type of an address).

Easy cross-referencing

Easy cross-referencing

AddressBase Core makes it easier to locate, match and gain insights from other location data with the benefit of having  key identifiers referenced throughout. The Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN), Unique Street Reference Number (USRN) and Topographic Identifier (TOID) allow users to reference to other OS products.

Property classification

Property classification

Making the most of the property classification attributes, you can quickly understand, locate and perform analysis on the type of addresses you want to interact with. 

You don’t need to use it all - only need residential addresses, commercial addresses or even just schools? No problem - AddressBase Core can do that too! 

Specifications

Technical specification
Key FeaturesWhat this product offers
FormatComma separated value (CSV) or GeoPackage
Data structurePoints
Key attributesAddress, British National Grid coordinates, latitude and longitude coordinates, classification (type of address). Unique Property Reference Numbers, OS MasterMap Topography TOIDS, Unique Street Reference Numbers. Third party identifiers such as the Unique Delivery Point Reference Number (UDPRN) and Government Statistical Service (GSS) Code.
Update frequencyWeekly
SupplyDownload
CoverageGreat Britain – pre-defined areas of your choice will also become available

How to get this product

Sample data

Give it a try

Download a small area of AddressBase Core sample data.

Or you can apply for a Data Exploration Licence to try out the real thing.

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