OS Match and Cleanse API
With OS Match and Cleanse API, you’ll have instant, reliable search results to make removing duplications and cleansing address data easier for your business.
Improve efficiency, guarantee accuracy and reduce costs. With OS Match and Cleanse API, you’ll have instant, reliable search results to make deduping and cleansing address data easier for your business.
Fewer, duplicate records
For customer data managers, OS Match and Cleanse API lets you build trust in your information. It makes it simple to correct errors from misheard phone calls, for example, so you get fewer duplicate records.
Clean address data
Use full or partial address strings to identify and match your targets – get information about residential and commercial properties quickly and easily.
Instant and reliable
With OS Match & Cleanse API, you’ll have instant, reliable search results to make deduping and cleansing address data easier for your business. Transform partial address information into the authoritative address to enhance asset management and customer data.
It's a RESTful web service, which is easy to integrate, and because you're not locked into Ordnance Survey - you're free to use our APIs with other provider's services (subject to third party terms and conditions).
Quick and easy
Improve efficiency, guarantee accuracy and reduce costs throughout. Use postcodes and UPRNs or text strings to identify and match your targets – get information about residential and commercial properties quickly and easily.
Each address record contains geographic co-ordinates meaning that you can position it accurately on a map. They also contain the Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN) so you can cross reference the results with other datasets and ensure consistency.
|Key Features||What this product offers|
|Format||JSON and XML|
|Update Frequency||Every six weeks|
|Projection||British National Grid (EPSG: 27700), EPSG:4326, EPSG:3857 or EPSG:4258.|
|Supply||Access via the OS Data Hub|
|Coverage||Address, geometry and UPRN for GB; address only for Northern Ireland|
OS Data Hub plans
- You’ll benefit from up to £1,000 of free Premium data every calendar month (no free OS Places API or OS Match & Cleanse API data), as well as free development mode.
- Gives you access to both OS OpenData and Premium data within the API.
- It can be used by anyone, whether you're a lone developer, a small company, or a big business.
- You can use Premium Plan to develop an app or service for use by a third party, such as the public or another organisation. You cannot use Premium Plan to develop an app or service for your own use.
See the OS Data Hub Plans for more information.
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