News and Updates

Geoinformation, maps, downloads and statistics for UK Postcodes

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A page to list all News and Updates to the UK Postcode site. Items are listed newest first

Data Updated

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Postcode data has been updated for May 2020

Search Improved

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The Postcode Search Page will now also find postcodes if you leave a space out of your search query.

Search Improvements

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The search page has had some updates and improvements

Add Listing

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You now have the ability to add a listing to a postcode. This lets you submit a business, organisation or venue to a postcode page.

Random London Postcode

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Find a list of random London postcodes using the page Random London Postcodes.

Updates to Data

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UK Postcode data has been updated significantly

Validate a UK Postcode

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Validate a UK postcode against a list of known existing postcodes. Visit the Validate A UK postcode page.

Postcode Data Updates

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An update has been made to the postcode data to keep it up-to-date

More Settings for Random Postcodes

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Random Postcodes now lets you choose the number of random postcodes displayed and if you want it in plain text.

Population Data Added

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Population data from the 2011 census has been added to many GB postcodes. The most populous postcode is NR4 7TJ.

Copy Latitude Longitude to Clipbaord

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New button added to copy the Latitude and Longitude of the postcode to your clipboard (if your browser supports it)

Date Postcode Introduced Displayed

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The date a postcode was introduced is now displayed for each postcode unit. Also the date terminated if the postcode is no longer active.

Eastings and Northings

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Eastings and Northings are now displayed for each postcode unit

Latitude Longitude Now Displayed

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Latitude and longitude are now displayed for each postcode unit

List Random Postcodes

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A new page that lists a random list of postcodes.

Postcode Breadcrumb

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The full postcode page now has a breadcrumb breakdown of the postcode at the top of the page.

Find Current Location Postcode

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You can now use Find Current Location Postcode to ind the estimated postcode from your current location.

New Search Option

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The search page now returns postcode district results as well as postcodes

Download KML of Sector

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New option to download a KML file of all postcodes inside a sector. This can then be opened in Google Earth.

Page updates

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Updates to the layout of the postcode page

News and Updates

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Added news and updates page and summary on right hand column

Data Added

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Data Added to UK Postcode

Beginning

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UK Postcode comes to life!