The contents of this Getting Started Guide are designed to assist with the management, viewing and use of the OS Open Names product.
OS Open Names contains accurate and current settlement names, road names and numbers, postcodes and their locations with additional contextual information and links to other datasets.
|Key Features||What this product offers|
|Themes||Place names; postcodes; road names and road numbers|
|Attributes||Unique IDs; alternative names – Welsh, Scots Gaelic; administrative areas; place names hierarchy; bounding boxes for roads and settlements; geo-referenced to the National Grid; links to DBPedia and Geonames.|
|Formats||CSV, GeoPackage, GML and API|
|Supply||Online download, DVD and API|
|Update frequency||Quarterly – January, April, July and October|