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Code-Point Open

Get started with geographical analysis, simple route planning and asset management.

An open dataset of all the current postcode units in Great Britain

Get started with geographical analysis, simple route planning and asset management.

Authoritative

With Code-Point Open get coverage of the 1.7 million postcodes in Great Britain updated quarterly – accurate depiction of all live postcodes in GB.

Locate your analysis

Link any dataset that includes postcode data to the postcode location in a GIS and build up a spatial picture of your data.

Link your datasets

link statistical and numeric datasets to your postcode data using ONS administrative unit codes and NHS health authority code attributes in each postcode

Additional attributes

Additional attributes

To give you extra analytical power, Code-Point Open includes NHS authority and administrative unit codes.

OS data helps keep hospital open in Somerset

OS data helps keep hospital open in Somerset

Ordnance Survey data, including Code-Point Open provided critical evidence leading to Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group keeping stroke services at two hospitals.

Read the full case study

Specifications

Technical specification
Key FeaturesWhat this product offers
FormatComma Separated Values (CSV), Geopackage
Data structureVector
AttributesPostcode units, eastings, northings, positional quality indicator, NHS regional health authority code, NHS health authority code, country code, administrative county code, administrative district code and administrative ward code
Update frequencyQuarterly – February, May, August and November
Supply Online download
CoverageGreat Britain

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