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The National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG)

Please note: On the 31 October 2014, formal notice of withdrawal was issued for this product. Associated questions and answers for the withdrawal are also available.


  • Large scale - local

Data use

  • Names and gazetteers

Data format

  • Vector

The NLPG conforms to BS7666:2006 and is updated on a continual basis by every local authority in England and Wales - the bodies with statutory responsibility for street naming and numbering, with updates available every working day.

Suggested uses

  • CRM and mailing list generation
  • Delivering services and sharing location information within local and central government
  • Enabling demographic analysis and underpinning information within health authorities and Primary Care Trusts
  • Supporting control centre information within the emergency services

How to use our data

We provide the most accurate and up-to-date geographic data in Great Britain.

Our data will need to be integrated in a Geographic Information System (GIS) to allow you to view, edit, overlay and manage different data formats and sources.

Our products, depending on their formats, will require different software. Some also require translation tools so please check with the system providers for the products you are interested in.

Have a look at our partner pages to learn more about solutions and services offered by our licensed partners.

Need more information?

If you want more details, there are a few options for you. You can contact us directly and talk to one of our Sales Advisers, or you can visit our comprehensive product support area that has lots of useful information and details about our products.

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For technical support, visit our National Land and Property Gazeteer support page.

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