[Talk-GB] Multiple postcodes with the same location?

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Wed Jan 9 14:51:43 GMT 2013


On 09/01/13 14:36, Aidan McGinley wrote:

> I've been looking at the data in the ONS Postcode data and have noticed
> that some postcodes all have the same centroid location.
>
> As an example the post codes AB101BH, AB101DU, AB101EP and AB101GS
> all map to the building mapped by this way:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/39467039

The one with all the Royal Mail trucks outside on StreetView you mean?

Some large businesses which have special delivery arrangements and have 
their own postcodes will map to the local delivery office, which is what 
you are seeing here.

Tom

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