Code-Point® Open

Published by Ordnance Survey.   Licensed under “Use limitation dependent upon licence” & OS OpenData Licence Read More
Openness rating:
Reason: Content of file appeared to be format "XML" which receives openness score: 3.
★★★★★  Linked data - data URIs and linked to other data (e.g. RDF)
★★★★☆  Linkable data - served at URIs (e.g. RDF)
★★★☆☆  Structured data in open format (e.g. CSV)
★★☆☆☆  Structured data but proprietry format (e.g. Excel)
★☆☆☆☆  Unstructured data (e.g. PDF)
Score updated: 28/05/2015
Open Data Certificate: Raw Level

Provider: Ordnance Survey, Great Britain

Responsible Party: Ordnance Survey, Great Britain (publisher)


Code-Point Open is a dataset that contains postcode units, each of which have a precise geographical location. There are approximately 1.7 million postcode units in England, Scotland and Wales. Each postcode unit, such as KY12 8UP or PO14 2RS, contains an average of fifteen adjoining addresses. Northern Ireland postcodes are not available with Code-Point Open.

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Dataset Extent

Latitude: 60.86° to 49.86°
Longitude: -8.45° to 1.78°

Data Resources (4)

Additional Links (2)

Source GEMINI2 record
Source GEMINI2 record (formatted)

Additional Information

Added to 02/11/2011
Theme Mapping
Themes (secondary) Government
Harvest URL
Harvest date 12/03/2014 11:00
Metadata date 24/2/2014
Harvest GUID d9d114da-9fb8-4e02-bfde-3ffaba37e917
Harvest source reference
Extent Latitude: 60.86° to 49.86°
Longitude: -8.45° to 1.78°
Spatial reference system urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:27700
Dataset reference date 1/4/2010 (revision)
Frequency of update quarterly
Responsible party Ordnance Survey, Great Britain (publisher)
Access constraints No limitations
Gemini2 resource type dataset
Metadata language English
Temporal coverage No value
Schema/Vocabulary No value
Code list No value
Service Level No value
Coupled Services
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