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Q.4/16 is now available!
PAF Data Q.4/16 (Quarter 4, 16) release shipped 3rd October 2016.
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.4/16 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:
- Order your update via our on-line ordering service.
- Order your update by requesting a callback from AFD!
Changes in the Q.4/16 data
For reference purposes, a new postcode added in Q.3/16 release of AFD Postcode products is shown below. Test it in your product to see if it is in your data set.
- BH1 3BQ
- CA1 3RD
- ML1 5UU
- ST5 5NT
For reference purposes, a sample postcode that has changed in the Q.4/16 release is shown below.
- FY1 9JJ -> FY6 6EG
- G74 9GF -> G58 1AE
ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of September 2016
|Number of Postcode Areas||e.g. ‘AB’, ‘G’||124|
|Number of Postcode Districts||e.g. ‘AB10’||2,984|
|Number of Postcode Sectors||e.g. ‘AB10 1’||11,193|
|Number of Small User Postcodes||e.g. ‘AB10 1AL’||1,639,580|
|Number of Large User Postcodes||e.g. ‘AB10 1AD’||111,291|
|Total Number of Postcodes||1,750,871|
|Number of Actual Delivery Points|
|(does not include a count of multi occupancies)||e.g. ‘AB10 1AD 1A’||29,826,651|
|Double Dependent Localities||4,244|
NEW SECTORS AND LOCALITIES
The table below shows the sectors and localities that have been applied to the main PAF system from September 2016
|NEW LOCALITY IN AREA||NEW SECTOR||POSTCODE||DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY||DEPENDANT LOCALITY||POST TOWN|
|YES||LE3 8||OPTIMUS POINT||GLENFIELD||LEICESTER|
|YES||DE5 8||DENBY BUSINESS PARK||DENBY||RIPLEY|
|YES||AB44 1||TARLAIR BUSINESS PARK||MACDUFF|
|YES||BB2 7||SAMLESBURY ENTERPRISE ZONE||MELLOR BROOK||BLACKBURN|
|YES||DY14 9||ROCK CROSS||ROCK||KIDDERMINSTER|
|YES||KT15 2||BOURNE BUSINESS PARK||ADDLESTONE|