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

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com
Wed Jan 9 14:58:23 GMT 2013

OK, dumb question time. Why doesn't osm.org have a "open a new tab with
google/bing/whoever maps at current lat/lon/zoom" button?

On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 2:51 PM, 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
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