[Talk-GB] Import UK postcode data?

Mark Goodge mark at good-stuff.co.uk
Mon Oct 7 13:23:54 UTC 2019



On 07/10/2019 11:43, Simon Poole wrote:
> 
> Am 03.10.2019 um 10:26 schrieb Mark Goodge:
>>
>> ONSPD solves this problem, because it includes the "large user" flag.
>>
>>
> It's the nature of the beast that when we are discussing OGL licensed
> datasets that when something turns up that was previously thought to be
> part of a proprietary dataset all alarm bells go off. Do you know how
> they derived that flag and if there is really no residual proprietary IP
> from RM in the data?

The ONS website explicitly states that their postcode products are OGL, 
with the exception of NI postcodes (which need to be licensed separately 
from NI Land and Property Services).

https://www.ons.gov.uk/methodology/geography/licences

Mark



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