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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.4/16 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 November 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'||11,194|
|Number of Small User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AL'||1,641,415|
|Number of Large User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AD'||111,021|
|Total Number of Postcodes||1,752,436|
|Number of Actual Delivery Points|
|(does not include a count of multi occupancies)||e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A'||29,877,803|
|Double Dependent Localities||4,246|
NEW SECTORS AND LOCALITIES
The table below shows the sectors and localities that have been applied to the main PAF system from November 2016
|NEW LOCALITY IN AREA||NEW SECTOR||POSTCODE||DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY||DEPENDANT LOCALITY||POST TOWN|
|YES||MK43 8||WEST END||STAGSDEN||BEDFORD|
|YES||ST16 1||REDHILL BUSINESS PARK||STAFFORD|
|YES||TF4 3||LIGHTMOOR VILLAGE||TELFORD|
|CHANGE||RH20 1||WEST BURTON||PULBOROUGH|