[Talk-GB] Street Names
davefox at madasafish.com
Thu Dec 30 13:42:50 GMT 2010
On 30/12/2010 11:57, Andy Berry wrote:
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>> From: "Andy Berry" <andynberry100 at googlemail.com
>> <mailto:andynberry100 at googlemail.com>>
>> Date: 27 Dec 2010 17:51
>> Subject: Street Names
>> To: <talk-gb at openstreetmap.org <mailto:talk-gb at openstreetmap.org>>
>> The Street Naming and Numbering Authority is the local council. They
>> decide and name the streets, They are also responsible for name
>> plates, but sometimes mistakes are made by the sign maker.
>> Royal Mail PAF is made up by the post men, although they are informed
>> by the local council, but PAF has no legal standing. Ordnance Survey
>> use PAF to create Address Layer 2, as its designed to be a postal
>> address file for the postmen to deliver letters. The Land Registry
>> use Address Layer 2 to determine their road name. Hopefully this will
>> all be sorted out in the next couple of years with the creation of a
>> national address database, created between Local Councils and
>> Ordnance Survey. It looks like Royal Mail will be sidelined as they
>> just make the names up.
>> Hope this helps
Yes it does, thanks.
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