OS Code-Point

Code-Point provides a precise geographical location for 1.6 million postcode units in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Each one contains an average of 15 adjoining addresses.

  • Code-Point is an economical planning or marketing tool if you don’t require individual addresses
  • It includes National Health Service, local government area codes down to ward level and more


  • Target direct marketing more effectively by understanding precisely where your customers live
  • Identify geographical patterns of crime or disease at the postcode unit level
  • Ensure the accuracy of deliveries and customer records by providing address look-ups for customers when they enter their postcode on your website
  • If you need to present your postcode analysis as shaded areas on the map, try Code-Point with Polygons


  • Coverage: Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
  • Update Frequency: Quarterly – February, May, August and November.
  • Formats: Vector (GML, ESRI Shape, MicroStation® DGN or AutoCAD® DWG and DXF)
  • Supply: Email Download, FTP, DVD, Data Streaming (WMS, WMTS)
  • Licensing Options: Annual, Internal Business Use or if you’re in the public sector your organisation can use it at no extra charge thanks to the PSMA and OSMA mapping agreements

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