AFD Plotter

Postcode Plotter adds Ordnance Survey grid references to the data delivered by Postcode. It’s ideal for use with computer mapping systems.

AFD Postcode Plotter offers affordable, easy access, to fast, accurate address entry along with grid references (for mapping from the postcode) and free high quality map data.

Parkdean Resorts

There is a cost when the customer waits – frustrated callers are simply less likely to buy – with AFD Postcode we serve customers faster and better.

Claire Phipps

Office Manager at Parkdean Resorts

Try It

Using the form below, enter your postcode or start typing an address to see results returned. AFD Plotter will return street level data from Royal Mail’s Thoroughfare dataset, along with co-ordinates at postcode level.

AFD Plotter

Street Level Data & Geo Coordinates

Easy to Integrate

Our wide range of integration options include: AFD’s Address validation API, Developer-free integration using our Robot technology, and we can deliver plug-ins for popular platforms such as Magento, Shopify, Salesforce and D365.

  • Save 80% of keystrokes entering addresses, ideal for handhelds
  • Save hours of wasted time
  • Eliminate spelling mistakes
  • Enter first-rate, reliable addresses
  • Create a professional image for your business
  • Calculate linear distances between postcodes
  • Maps bringing visual context and clarity to postal addresses

Postcode Plotter is designed to make light work of address data entry. Plotter is ideal for use with Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and is used in a wide variety of environments including call centres, telesales, contact management… virtually anywhere fast, accurate address entry is needed. Plotter can also lookup a list of postcodes for a street and post town – but if you need to find grid references where you may not know the postcode, choose Postcode Plus or Names & Numbers.

Plotter will work with virtually all Windows applications, and is simple to integrate using the AFD Common API.

  • Type a postcode: street, locality, town, county, Mailsort code and most STD codes are provided
  • Invisible Robot delivers addresses wherever postcodes are typed
  • Reverse Search from street & town, STD code, partial postcode or county
  • Advanced Searches include sounds like, ends with and wild card replacement of hard to read characters
  • Rapid address entry for Windows 11 / 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
  • Instantly identifies and replaces changed postcodes
  • Quick Label for easy envelope and address label printing
  • Database Integration Wizard – Add seamless postcode lookup to Microsoft Access – fast
  • Compact Mode allows rapid addressing using minimal screen space
  • FREE Software Developer Kit
  • Bartholomew Maps for instant visual context
  • Advanced online help system so powerful features can be quickly put to work
  • Street
  • Locality
  • Town
  • County (Postal, Traditional, Optional, Abbreviated or Administrative)
  • Postcode
  • STD Codes
  • Mailsort Code
  • Bartholomew Maps
  • Grid Easting and Northing
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Occupancy / Address type indicator
  • Censation™ Geodemographic Data

Plotter requires approx. 180 MB fixed disk space (40 MB without maps). It works with and is supported on Windows 11 / 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista.

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