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Q.2/18 is now available!
PAF Data Q.2/18 (Quarter 2, 18) release shipped 9th April 2018.
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.2/18 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.2/18 data
For reference purposes, a new postcode added in Q.1/18 release of AFD Postcode products is shown below. Test it in your product to see if it is in your data set.
- BD5 8FF
- DY5 9BG
- IV2 6EP
- PL6 6FT
For reference purposes, a sample postcode that has changed in the Q.2/18 release is shown below.
- WV99 2GX -> WV99 2ND
ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of April 2018
|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'||11,206|
|Number of Small User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AL'||1,655,333|
|Number of Large User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AD'||107,883|
|Total Number of Postcodes||1,763,216|
|Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies)||e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A'||30,207,383|
|Double Dependent Localities||4,267|
NEW SECTORS AND LOCALITIES
The table below shows the sectors and localities that have been applied to the main PAF system from April 2018
|NEW LOCALITY IN AREA||NEW SECTOR||POSTCODE||DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY||DEPENDANT LOCALITY||POST TOWN|
|YES||NE29 6||SMITHS DOCKS||NORTH SHIELDS|
|YES||UB7 8||YIEWSLEY||WEST DRAYTON|
|YES||UB7 9||YIEWSLEY||WEST DRAYTON|
|YES||AB21 7||PARKHILL CROSSROADS||NEWMACHAR||ABERDEEN|
|YES||NE63 0||ESSENDENE RISE||NORTH SEATON||ASHINGTON|
|YES||CA6 4||CARLISLE LAKE DISTRICT AIRPORT||CARLISLE|
|YES||NE24 5||HUTTON PARK||BLYTH|
|YES||KA11 4||NORTH NEWMOOR||IRVINE|
|YES||NE23 8||THE FAIRWAYS||CRAMLINGTON|
|YES||BH21 4||WIMBORNE MINSTER||BICESTER|