[Talk-GB] UK Postcodes

Owen Boswarva owen.boswarva at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 09:29:15 UTC 2016


ONS's National Statistics Postcode Lookup (NSPL) includes postcodes for the
Isle of Man and Channel Islands, but without geographic coordinates.

http://geoportal.statistics.gov.uk/datasets?q=National+Statistics+Postcode+Lookup&sort_by=relevance

Owen

On 26 September 2016 at 09:55, Christian Ledermann <
christian.ledermann at gmail.com> wrote:

OS Codepoint also does not include the postcodes for the Isle of Man
> and the channel islands.
> Is there an open data source for theses postcodes?
>
> On 26 September 2016 at 09:01, Gervase Markham <gerv-gmane at gerv.net>
> wrote:
> > On 25/09/16 21:47, Owen Boswarva wrote:
> >> I can't see any reason why there should be a problem using Code-Point
> >> Open in OSM, now that Ordnance Survey has applied the Open Government
> >> Licence in place of its own licence. If you read further down, the wiki
> >> page gives examples of OSM projects that use Code-Point Open.
> >
> > OK, that's good news. What's the quickest route to getting Nominatim to
> > understand this data set? File a Nominatim bug to get the search engine
> > to import the data set directly? Or add 500,000ish points to OSM itself
> > with something like type = "postcode_centre"?
> >
> > Gerv
> >
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