[Talk-GB] Import UK postcode data?

David Woolley forums at david-woolley.me.uk
Fri Oct 4 12:58:57 UTC 2019


On 04/10/2019 13:47, Dave F via Talk-GB wrote:
> No. The centre point is not associated with *any* delivery point. It is 
> an arbitrary mean, calculated mathematically. it could, in theory, be 
> located in the middle of a park.
> Even postcodes unique to one property/business aren't accurate as their 
> positions are misaligned by the effect of adjacent areas.

Although I don't have a primary source for this, my understanding is 
that the median is snapped to the nearest actual delivery point within 
the postcode.



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