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Postcodes to Post Town Names: The definitive Postcode reference list containing every Postcode & Post Town.  The file includes, Postcode Sectors, Postcode Districts & Postcode Areas throughout the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland).

The Postcodes and Post Town Names are sourced directly through the latest Ordnance Survey and Royal Mail database files that we manage.   Postcodes and Post Town Names for Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) are taken directly from the Ordnance Survey data.  Northern Ireland Postcodes and Post Town Names (Postcodes beginning with BT) are sourced from the latest Royal Mail Postcode information. 

Fees Sample Specs

Fields

    • Postcode - e.g. B76 1PH
    • Postcode Sector - e.g. B76 1
    • Postcode District - e.g. B76
    • Postcode Area - e.g. B
    • Post Town Name - e.g. Sutton Coldfield

Coverage

The Postcode to Post Town file covers the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland)

Supply Format

The list is supplied as a Comma Separated Variable (CSV) delimited text file using double quotes by default. This field format will open very easily using almost any software application including but not limited to Excel, Word, Notepad, Access, SQL etc.  Due to the size of the file, older versions of Excel may not be an option as Excel limits any file size to around 65,000 rows / records.

Delivery

The Postcode Post Town list is by default emailed at the time of order using a secure download link delivery method.  If you require the data supplied in another format then we will be more than happy to accommodate you where reasonable to do so at no extra cost.

Licensing

The file is licensed annually for each user that has access to it according to Royal Mail Terms and Conditions.

Updates

The file is updated every three months and free updates will be made available to you so long as your licence remains current.