[Talk-GB] addressing (was addr:place)

Lester Caine lester at lsces.co.uk
Mon Oct 27 09:41:02 UTC 2014


On 27/10/14 09:24, Andy Robinson wrote:
> Are the postal towns not the town that is represented by the first part of the postcode? So CW for Crewe for instance. My parents live in Swaffham in Norfolk but Royal Mail have them is Cambridgeshire with a PE (Peterborough) postcode.
Not exclusively!
Properties are grouped by the delivery area footprint covered by sorting
offices which in some areas may not align even with local ward
boundaries! There have been some examples given of different area
postcodes for different sides of a street in the past.

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