What is the National Address Gazetteer Database?

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The National Address Gazetteer is a database set up to provide a source of publicly-owned spatial address data from local authorities and Ordnance Survey for the United Kingdom. The dataset is an amalgamation of both Local Land and Property Gazetteers (collectively known as the National Land and Property Gazetteer: as well as the National Street Gazetteer (NSG) and One Scotland Gazetteer (OSG). Added together, this results in a definitive street name and number, postcode as well as a Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN) as a primary key.

How does the National Address Gazetteer Database help with your data quality?

By enhancing your address data with the dataset, you can begin to create a more accurate view of your customer’s address information. Increased address data quality typically leads to:

  • Better customer relationships by keeping in contact with them faster and more accurately.
  • Reduced costs through wastage caused by inaccurate communications.
  • Reduced risk of sending potentially sensitive information to the wrong person.

How can our address verification tools help you?

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We provide address capture tools that quickly and accurately capture contact details. Whether you capture contact addresses on your web forms, on your e-commerce website or over the phone, we have something to suit you.