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Q.2/17 is now available!
PAF Data Q.2/17 (Quarter 2, 17) release shipped 3rd April 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.2/17 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.2/17 data
For reference purposes, a new postcode added in Q.2/17 release of AFD Postcode products is shown below. Test it in your product to see if it is in your data set.
- CA1 3GR
- DE1 9YP
- KY3 0DZ
- TS6 6AF
For reference purposes, a sample postcode that has changed in the Q.2/17 release is shown below.
- E1 8QQ -> E1 8QS
- HP4 2AR -> HP4 1FQ
ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of April 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'||11,197|
|Number of Small User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AL'||1,644,909|
|Number of Large User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AD'||110,096|
|Total Number of Postcodes||1,755,005|
|Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies)||e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A'||29,965,962|
|Double Dependent Localities||4,252|
NEW SECTORS AND LOCALITIES
The table below shows the sectors and localities that have been applied to the main PAF system from April 2017
|NEW LOCALITY IN AREA||NEW SECTOR||POSTCODE||DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY||DEPENDANT LOCALITY||POST TOWN|
|YES||RG20 9||WASH WATER||NEWBURY|
|YES||PE16 6||TICK FEN||CHATTERIS|
|YES||ST19 5||LYNE HILL||PENKRIDGE||STAFFORD|
|YES||PE6 9||LANGTOFT FEN||LANGTOFT||PETERBOROUGH|
|YES||HU15 1||HUMBER ENTERPRISE PARK||BROUGH|
|YES||PE2 8||STANGROUND SOUTH||PETERBOROUGH|
|YES||PE7 3||ALWALTON HILL||PETERBOROUGH|
|YES||CT1 2||ST. RADIGUNDS||CANTERBURY|