[Talk-GB] postcode mapping (was Re: Automated Code-Point Open postcode editing (simple cases only))

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Tue Jul 30 13:48:25 UTC 2019


We can use fhrs to obtain postcodes for businesses which sell food and drink, and these can be extended to other premises. 

Residential areas are rather more difficult.

Phil (trigpoint) 

On Tuesday, 30 July 2019, Andrzej wrote:
> Only postbox reference numbers, which are somewhat related to local postcodes (share the first few characters). It may still be useful to add such quest to StreetComplete.
> 
> Retail businesses and amenities tend to advertise their full addresses, including a postcode but there is no rule to that.
> 
> Best regards, 
> ndrw6 
> 
> 
> On 30 July 2019 15:19:46 CEST, Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >30 Jul 2019, 11:56 by ndrw6 at redhazel.co.uk:
> >
> >> 10M addresses that have yet to be surveyed.
> >>
> >Is it typical for post codes to be posted like housenumbers? Either on
> >buildings or postboxes?
> >
> >https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_postcodes
> ><https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_postcodes> is not
> >clear,
> >http://www.livingwithdragons.com/2009/06/my-postbox-obsession
> ><http://www.livingwithdragons.com/2009/06/my-postbox-obsession> suggest
> >that it may be true.
> >
> >I am asking as it may be a suitable quest for StreetComplete.
>

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