Royalty Free DataOpen Source Data

In April 2010 following the government consultation on open data, Ordnance Survey released a subset of their Code-Point® product and other map products under a royalty free licence.  At the same time the government established to provide access to various datasets from central departments and a number of other public sector bodies under a generic Open Government Licence. 

BPH were one of the first solution providers to create value added products based on reformatted and enhanced public data derived from a number of different raw sources.

Postcode Grid Lat/Lon (PGLL) is a table of all current unit postcodes in England, Scotland and Wales together with their OS grid references (to 1m resolution) and Lat/Lon co-ordinates.  Administrative area and ward codes are also provided along with code-to-name translation tables. 

As a CSV file PGLL is easily imported to MS Access, SQL or any other database.  

GazMap is a comprehensive locations gazetteer and mapping tool including public transport nodes and postcode sectors.  GazMap is output as a fully formatted multi-tabbed XLS with links to Google Maps, and as a set of 3 CSV tables for clients who want to integrate with their own applications.

Both of these products are updated quarterly.


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