Make smarter decisions with AddressBase data

Our range of AddressBase data products are a unique source of detailed location intelligence for private and public sector businesses, helping you identify opportunities, monitor trends, manage risk and deliver superior service to customers.

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Key features of AddressBase products

The PCA Predict range of AddressBase products offers the most complex and intelligent addressing data available for Great Britain.

  • Locate a single property - accurate to within 10cm
  • Understand the full history and use of a property
  • Gain insight into the lifestyle and services of a multi-residence property
  • Identify buildings at risk from flooding or major infrastructure changes
  • Locate business, residential, community, public properties - even fences and postboxes
  • Overlay third party data with your own information
Postcode and proeprty data for marketing

Positive marketing ROI

Improve the ROI of marketing initiatives by understanding which postcodes sit next to each other, which boundaries they share and the radius of where your target addresses sit.

Property and OS data for planning

Effective planning

Plan future infrastructure services more effectively, such as capacity of sewers or telecommunications, by showing you where new homes or offices are going to be built.

Utilities and property data for Building and engineering works

Accurate provision of services

Understand the exact use or history of a building for engineering works, installation or for accurate provision of energy, other utilities and services.

Property and location data for emergency response services

Improve response times

Improve response times and reduce the risk to teams by understanding property type and use; Unique Property Reference Numbers enable precise identification and location of properties, easy data sharing with partners, simplified searches and automated accuracy of incident locations.

Property information for assesing risk and insurance

Assess property risks

Improve home and business insurance pricing and reduce the risk of fraudulent activity immediately. You can also interrogate where addresses are located, what the property type is, and assess the risk to an address within a given radius, for example if it is located near a floodplain.

Three levels of AddressBase data to choose from:

In addition to Address Base and Address Base Plus features, AddressBase Premium data includes:

  • A total of over 39 million addresses including 28 million from Royal Mail's postal address file (PAF)
  • Basic property type e.g residential or commercial as well as information on 'object' properties such as cattle grids, phone boxes, village halls
  • Full property lifecycle information
  • Ability to detect fraud if somebody tries to insure a property that no longer exists
  • Assess mortgage risk if, for example, the address used to be a brownfield site
  • Undertake risk analysis down to individual addresses to spot patterns hidden in data
  • Determine the size of new sewers or broadband capability needed, based on likely population growth
  • Avoid duplicate records in your data by recognising house address or alias used by property owners

How the data sets compare

Features AddressBase AddressBase Plus AddressBase Premuim
UPRN - basic analysis
PAF Address - Royal Mail addresses
PAF UDPRN - Royal Mail's delivery reference system
Local Authority Current Address
Cross-reference with third-party datasets
Alternative Addresses
Lifecycle data

AddressBase FAQs

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Get started with AddressBase

To find out how your business could benefit from AddressBase, please contact our expert account management team on 0800 047 0493, or fill in your details in the contact form and we'll be in touch.