AddressBase Premium in an API

Search the most comprehensive address database in the UK

Addresses with UPRNs   Property-level coordinates   Delivered as a web service

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Address matching

Search by postcode or part of an address and return all of the matching addresses

UPRN lookup

Retrieve all of the information associated with a Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN)

Geo search

Locate properties and points of interest within range of a position or within a bounding box

An API for AddressBase Premium and AddressBase Islands

Covering Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands

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  • Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN)
  • Royal Mail Postcode Address File (PAF®)
  • National Grid coordinates
  • Feature life cycle dates
  • Local authority addresses
  • Objects Without a Postal Address (OWPA)
  • Multiple occupancy addresses
  • Local authority streets
  • Unique Street Reference Number (USRN)
  • Street start and end coordinates
  • OS Topographic Identifier (TOID)
  • Alternative addresses
  • Provisional addresses
  • Historical addresses

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You can now lookup 3 word location codes from what3words using UPRN, postcode or address fragment, with our AddressBase Premium API. Also search for properties using what3words instead of longitude and latitude coordinates.
Read more about Allies' partnership with what3words »

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Use the property-level coordinates in AddressBase Premium to highlight nearby assets to those with GPS-enabled devices.

CRMs and office systems

Help your staff spend less time typing in addresses and more time concentrating on your customers and their needs.

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A simple API for developers

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Cross platform AddressBase lookup using the PostCoder Web API

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30ms average response time
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