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

Aidan McGinley aidmcgin+openstreetmap at gmail.com
Wed Jan 9 14:57:32 GMT 2013


Is it correct to add multiple
addr:postcode<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:addr:postcode>
tags
to the building then?

On 9 January 2013 14:51, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:

> 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<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
>
> --
> Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
> http://compton.nu/
>
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