[Talk-GB] GeoPlace / USRN Re: Address list

Bunny lists at j12.org
Sat Dec 4 10:20:02 GMT 2010

On Friday 03 Dec 2010 12:11:25 Chris Hill wrote:
> A new national Address list is to be created for England & Wales.
> http://www.communities.gov.uk/news/newsroom/1786564

Also see:

GeoPlace™ – a government initiative for national addressing

New agreement set to create a single address database
LGA media release – 3 December 2010 
( http://www.lga.gov.uk/lga/core/page.do?pageId=15374919 
& http://www.lga.gov.uk/lga/core/page.do?pageId=15377046 )

The Register
UK.gov: One address-location database to rule them all
Mighty GeoPlace to emblobbenate private & public data

Although this move does not free up the data but it removes some obstacles on 
the way to achieving that, as well as being worth while for society in it's 
own right with data of Ordnance Survey's Address Layer 2 coming together with 
the local gov's National Land and Property Gazetteer http://www.nlpg.org.uk .
Do I feel a 'Free the UPRN' effort in vain of 'Free the Postcode' taking shape 
as Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN) become more used?




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