Geocoding API Rooftop-accurate coordinates for addresses in Great Britain and Ireland

Next generation geocoding and location intelligence from Postcoder.

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Address geocoding for your website and mobile app

Postcoder provides pinpoint coordinates for addresses in Great Britain and Ireland. When your customers look up their address using Postcoder, you get a fully validated address with precise longitude and latitude coordinates to store and use.

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Optimise the "last mile" of delivery

The last mile of delivery is the final step of the process - the point at which a product finally arrives at the customer's door. Our address coordinates provide logistics teams with everything they need to find the correct delivery point, first time and in less time.

Strengthen your customer insight

Knowing precisely where your customers are located helps you better understand who they are and what they want from your business. With location geocodes, you can make better decisions about how, when and what to sell them. Improve their customer experiences, optimise your campaign results and increase your profitability.

Cross reference geocodes with your other data

Location geocodes in Great Britain include coordinates and a number of other key identifier (such as the UPRN and UDPRN) which can help you locate, match and gain insights from other data sources within your organisation.

In Ireland, location geocodes include coordinates and the unique Eircode identifier.

Longitude:
Latitude:
UPRN:
UDPRN:
1.3483484
52.5850724
2630163102
17448021
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Rooftop-accurate geocoding using the latest, most reliable location information

Postcoder provides geocodes using authoritative data from Ordnance Survey and Eircode. No complicated API requests are required. You can perform an address lookup and retrieve the address and location geocodes using one simple API call.

AddressBase Core

The definitive property dataset from Ordnance Survey that provides 33 million address records with coordinates and UPRNs for England, Scotland and Wales.

Read more about AddressBase Core

Eircode

Ireland's postal database provides information about every address in the country, including delivery point coordinates and a unique Eircode identifier.

Read more about Eircode

"Rooftop" means the geocodes for most addresses will be placed right on the roof of the correct building.

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API keys are used for authentication and results are returned in JSON and XML formats.

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[
	{
		"addressline1": "Allies Computing Ltd",
		"addressline2": "Manor Farm Barns, Fox Road, Framingham Pigot",
		"summaryline": "Allies Computing Ltd, Manor Farm Barns, Fox Road, Framingham Pigot, Norwich, NR14 7PZ",
		"organisation": "Allies Computing Ltd",
		"buildingname": "Manor Farm Barns",
		"uniquedeliverypointreferencenumber": "17448021",
		"premise": "Manor Farm Barns",
		"street": "Fox Road",
		"dependentlocality": "Framingham Pigot",
		"posttown": "Norwich",
		"postcode": "NR14 7PZ",
		"latitude": "52.5850724",
		"longitude": "1.3483484",
		"grideasting": "626925.66",
		"gridnorthing": "303848.3",
		"uprn": "2630163102",
		"parentuprn": "2630172824",
		"usrn": "36000653",
		"classificationcode": "CO01",
		"rpc": "2",
		"lastupdatedate": "2019-08-08"
	}
]
<Addresses xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
	<Address>
		<addressline1>Allies Computing Ltd</addressline1>
		<addressline2>Manor Farm Barns, Fox Road, Framingham Pigot</addressline2>
		<summaryline>Allies Computing Ltd, Manor Farm Barns, Fox Road, Framingham Pigot, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 7PZ</summaryline>
		<organisation>Allies Computing Ltd</organisation>
		<buildingname>Manor Farm Barns</buildingname>
		<uniquedeliverypointreferencenumber>17448021</uniquedeliverypointreferencenumber>
		<premise>Manor Farm Barns</premise>
		<street>Fox Road</street>
		<dependentlocality>Framingham Pigot</dependentlocality>
		<posttown>Norwich</posttown>
		<postcode>NR14 7PZ</postcode>
		<latitude>52.5850724</latitude>
		<longitude>1.3483484</longitude>
		<grideasting>626925.66</grideasting>
		<gridnorthing>303848.3</gridnorthing>
		<uprn>2630163102</uprn>
		<parentuprn>2630172824</parentuprn>
		<usrn>36000653</usrn>
		<classificationcode>CO01</classificationcode>
		<rpc>2</rpc>
		<lastupdatedate>2019-08-08</lastupdatedate>
	</Address>
</Addresses>
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We have payment options to suit every type of business, from pay-as-you-go credit packs to monthly plans to high volume licences.

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Lookups for addresses with rooftop geocodes cost 3.5 credits in Great Britain and 4.5 credits in Ireland.

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