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Q.2/20 is now available!

PAF Data Q.2/20 (Quarter 2, 20) release shipped 14th April 2020.

If you have purchased an update (and have been sent installation details), it can be downloaded from our website at http://www.afd.co.uk/update/ (you will be asked for your serial number and Q.2/20 password emailed to you).

If you are interested in purchasing a product update, then you can do so by using one of the following options:

Changes in the Q.2/20 data

For reference purposes, new postcodes added in the Q.2/20 release of the AFD Postcode products is shown below. Test them in your product to see if it is in your data set.

  • CV3 1BB
  • FY1 9JB
  • NG3 4GE
  • SN1 1AL

For reference purposes, a sample postcode that has changed in the Q.2/20 release is shown below.

  • GL13 9FE -> GL13 9FF

ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of JUNE 2020

Number of Postcode Areas e.g. 'AB', 'G' 124
Number of Postcode Districts e.g. 'AB10' 2,981
Number of Postcode Sectors e.g. 'AB10 1' 11,209
Number of Small User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AL' 1,677,879
Number of Large User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AD' 90,424
Total Number of Postcodes 1,768,303
Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies) e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A' 30,805,658
Thoroughfares 927,406
Double Dependent Localities 4,291
Dependent Localities 26,312
Post Towns 1,500

NEW SECTORS AND LOCALITIES

The table below shows the sectors and localities that have been applied to the main PAF system from JUNE 2020

NEW LOCALITY IN AREA NEW SECTOR POSTCODE DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY DEPENDANT LOCALITY POST TOWN
YES CB22 3 UNITY CAMPUS PAMPISFORD CAMBRIDGE
YES NE61 6 WOODSIDE PEGSWOOD MORPETH
YES PE14 7 CHURCH END WEST WALTON WISBECH
YES S12 3 BIRLEY HAY RIDGEWAY SHEFFIELD
CHANGE YO25 9 KELLEYTHORPE DRIFFIELD