Naming and Numbering
Purchasers/Conveyancers are advised to submit property naming/numbering proposals for agreement by the Local Land and Property Custodian to ensure that the addresses are entered into the Local Land and Property Gazetteer correctly for use by Land Registry, Royal Mail, utility companies, emergency services, Ordnance Survey and Council departments.
If you are a Developer/Owner of a new property, you should contact the Address Management Team prior to work commencing on site. A single dwelling will be named or numbered into the existing street, often a b c suffixes are used along with the adjoining number.
Activation of postcodes
Please see our Royal Mail Activation of Postcodes page for further details.