Latest PAF Data News

Q.2/21 is now available!

PAF Data Q.2/21 (Quarter 2, 21) release shipped 7th May 2021.

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.2/21 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:

  • Call on 01624 811711 to order your update.
  • Order your update by requesting a callback from AFD using the form below.

Changes in the latest data

For reference purposes, the table below shows new Postcodes for the last four monthly data releases. Test them in your product to see if it is in your data set.

FEBRUARY (Q.1/21) MARCH APRIL MAY (*Q.2/21)
CF5 6FX KT1 3FJ HP12 3FT DY1 9ND

If you are interested in purchasing monthly data updates, then you can do so by requesting a callback from AFD.

ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of April 2021

Number of Postcode Areas e.g. 'AB', 'G' 124
Number of Postcode Districts e.g. 'AB10' 2,981
Number of Postcode Sectors e.g. 'AB10 1' 11,227
Number of Small User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AL' 1,687,241
Number of Large User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AD' 91,456
Total Number of Postcodes 1,778,697
Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies) e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A' 31,050,388
Thoroughfares 933,967
Double Dependent Localities 4,300
Dependent Localities 26,325
Post Towns 1,500

NEW SECTORS AND LOCALITIES

The table below shows the sectors and localities that have been applied to the main PAF system from APRIL 2021

NEW LOCALITY IN AREA NEW SECTOR POSTCODE DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY DEPENDANT LOCALITY POST TOWN
YES TF2 2 WROCKWARDINE WOOD TELFORD
YES NG24 5 FERNWOOD NEWARK
YES EX20 4 CROSS ROADS LEWDOWN OKEHAMPTON
YES NR32 5 CAMPS HEATH OULTON LOWESTOFT
YES GU27 2 GRAYSWOOD COMMON GRAYSWOOD HASLEMERE
YES NE71 6 KINGSMEAD WOOLER

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