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[741]7This site exists to act as a central repository for free UK
8postcode databases. Broadly speaking, free in this case means suitable for reuse without
9restriction.
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[741]13Since this site was set up, the Ordnance Survey have released the full postcode
[745]14database under an open licence. You can find the raw data for download under then name "Code-Point Open" on our site (<a href="/static/code-point-open/codepo_gb.zip">codepo_gb.zip</a>) as well as
[741]15at the Ordnance Survey's <a href="http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/opendata/">Open Data</a> site.
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18A geocoder has been put up by a third party at <a href="http://www.uk-postcodes.com/">http://www.uk-postcodes.com/</a>.
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20The previous projects that catalysed this side are collecting postcode data from the public
21and putting it into the public domain:
22
23<ul>
24<li><a href="http://www.freethepostcode.org">freethepostcode.org</a></li>
[743]25<li><a href="http://www.npemap.org.uk/">npemap.org.uk</a></li>
26</ul>
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29Register for interest at <a href="http://urchin.earth.li/mailman/listinfo/freepostcodes-announce">http://urchin.earth.li/mailman/listinfo/freepostcodes-announce</a> or get involved at <a href="http://urchin.earth.li/mailman/listinfo/freepostcodes">http://urchin.earth.li/mailman/listinfo/freepostcodes</a> however it is likely that not much more
30will happen on these projects.
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