Latest PAF Data News
Q.4/17 is now available!
PAF Data Q.4/17 (Quarter 4, 17) release shipped 10th October 2017.
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.3/17 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.4/17 data
For reference purposes, a new postcode added in Q.4/17 release of AFD Postcode products is shown below. Test it in your product to see if it is in your data set.
- BL2 3PF
- IM2 2FB
- NG8 6BF
- UB1 3EX
For reference purposes, a sample postcode that has changed in the Q.4/17 release is shown below.
- BT34 1UB -> BT34 5FP
ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of November 2017
|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'||11,202|
|Number of Small User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AL'||1,650,689|
|Number of Large User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AD'||108,490|
|Total Number of Postcodes||1,759,179|
|Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies)||e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A'||30,106,466|
|Double Dependent Localities||4,259|
NEW SECTORS AND LOCALITIES
The table below shows the sectors and localities that have been applied to the main PAF system from November 2017
|NEW LOCALITY IN AREA||NEW SECTOR||POSTCODE||DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY||DEPENDANT LOCALITY||POST TOWN|
|YES||MK17 8||GLEBE FARM||MILTON KEYNES|
|YES||WA3 3||STONE CROSS PARK||GOLBORNE||WARRINGTON|
|YES||PE30 4||HARDWICK NARROWS||KING'S LYNN|
|YES||NE23 1||ST. NICHOLAS MANOR||CRAMLINGTON|
|YES||SG18 8||STRATTON BUSINESS PARK||BIGGLESWADE|
|YES||IM99 8||PORT ERIN||ISLE OF MAN|