Geocode lookup product

Ordanance Survey

The geocode web service is easy to integrate into a website/web application.
We've kept our solution simple and the price low.

Our cost effective addressing solutions can not only help your organisation deliver better customer service, but also help your business reduce overheads and boost efficiency.

What data do I have access to?

You will have access to our Geocode web service which allows for the following information to be obtained.

  • Postcodes
  • Grid Easting
  • Grid Northing
  • Longitude
  • Latitude
  • PostcodeSoftware SDK to help with integration

The data is read from the PostcodeSoftware server with updates made on regular basis from the Ordnance Survey (OS). This ensures the most up to date information is available.

What could this data be used for?

 The geocode data can be used in a number of different ways, some examples are listed below.

UK Map

Calculate distances between postcodes

Using the postcode to provide co-ordinates for the start & end location, it is easy to display distance by straight line.

Mapping

The co-ordinates are ideal for locating postcodes onto visual maps.

Find my nearest store

Incorporate a 'Find my nearest' or any location based functionality to a website.

How is this service charged?

Credits packs need to be purchased to access this service, for information on pricing for these packs click here. Once your account has been setup and the service has been integrated each query made to our web service will take one credit from your total. Reminders are sent out via email to update you when credits are running low. You can then top up your credits from our website with your existing account ID.

Get this service to work with your website/application...

Our software is very easy to integrate into applications or websites. If you are a website designer/developer looking to address lookup functionality, you may wish to take a look at our developer page for lots of examples and useful code.

If you any integration questions our help desk is on hand to assist - ask them a question now...


  • Contains Ordnance Survey data Crown copyright and database rights 2011
  • Contains Royal Mail data Royal Mail copyright and database rights 2011

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