Regional Postcode Address File (PAF) Inner London

This instant download contains all circa. 2,657,197 Postcode Address File (PAF) addresses / delivery points.  That’s every known address and postcode in the 8 London Postcode Areas of E, EC, N, NW, SE, SW, W and WC.   Addresses within the file are updated quarterly to ensure they remain current, and our clients receive an inclusive complete refresh every three months as part of the service, for no additional fee.  

The Royal Mail’s UK Postcode Address File (PAF) universe, contains circa. 32 million UK addresses.   We have restructured and reformatted the file into manageable regional files, with each region containing a handful of postcode area files to represent a region; in this case Inner London.  An alternative download is the Greater London address file.  The Royal Mail’s PAF is without any contention the definitive most up-to-date and complete data source, covering every known delivery point in the UK.  

This Inner London address file consists of the following postcode areas; i.e. every deliverable residential & business address starting with the postcode area:

  • E = East London (507,113 addresses / delivery points)
  • EC = City of London (42,109 addresses / delivery points)
  • N = North London (430,682 addresses / delivery points)
  • NW = North West London (298,226 addresses / delivery points)
  • SE = South East London (526,258 addresses / delivery points)
  • SW = South West London (500,976 addresses / delivery points)
  • W = West End, London (322,329 addresses / delivery points)
  • WC = West Central London (29,504 addresses / delivery points)

Other regional downloads available: ScotlandIslands, Wales, East Anglia, North East, North West, Wales, South Central, South East, South West, Midlands, Greater London and Northern Ireland.  Alternatively you may just want to take the full UK file.


The Royal Mail’s 2,657,197 London Postcode Address File (PAF), is often used to capture, create and or maintain & clean in-house address lists.  This includes WEB registrations, forms and customer databases to reduce the number of returned or undelivered items from mailing programs.  Obviously, there are many more applications that you can use the PAF data for, including mailing, planning, leaflet distribution, logistics, navigation to name just a few!  This PAF download is the only official address database, and is provided by Royal Mail.   It is without any doubt the definitive, most up-to-date, and comprehensive address database available.

  • Clean addresses
  • Cheaper source as a mailing file
  • Reduce postage costs through bulk mailing (e.g. Mailsort)
  • Reduce the amount of undelivered mail
  • Preservation of brand image
  • Improved accuracy of customer and prospect analysis
  • Great for analysis
  • Perfect for grid referencing


To make the Royal Mail’s London PAF download more accessible, we have divided the 2,657,197 record universe into eight more manageable Comma Separated Variable (CSV) files.  You’ll initially receive one compressed file (ZIP) which will decompress into eight CSV postcode area files.  If you require the data supplied in another format then we will be more than happy to try and accommodate you at no extra cost.

Data fields present within the product file:

  • UDPRN (Royal Mail Unique Reference Number)
  • Organisation Name (blank if residential address)
  • Department Name (blank if residential address)
  • PO Box (if applicable)
  • Building / House Name (if applicable)
  • Sub Building Name (if applicable)
  • Building / House Number
  • Thoroughfare
  • Street / Road Name
  • Double Dependent Locality
  • Dependent Locality
  • Post Town Name
  • Postcode
  • Postcode Type
  • Delivery Point Suffix
  • SU Organisation Flag (blank if residential)
  • X Coordinate
  • Y Coordinate
  • Latitude
  • Longitude


Royal Mail’s Inner London UK Postcode Address File contains approximately 2,657,197 delivery points / addresses; that’s every known delivery point / address in inner London.   This product excludes Royal Mail’s Multiple Residence file (MRES) and Not Yet Built file(NYB) products, which can be purchased separately.  So when ordering, please consider adding Royal Mail’s Multiple Residence file (contains an additional 727,000 residences / premises that are located ‘behind’ a delivery point / address found on the PAF file) and or Royal Mail’s Not Yet Built file  (contains addresses that are either in the planning stage, or building stage).


Downloads are supplied as licensed products, allowing unlimited reuse of the file content for 12 months.    You may cancel the licence at any time without penalty.  The licence fee you pay covers the considerable effort taken to compile, and update the product, including our manual correction and verification, updates, and finally, verification against the latest Royal Mail and if applicable Ordnance Survey databases. On or before the 11th month, we will write to you, offering to extend the licence for a further 12 months or to let it expire.


We have developed internal quality processes to help ensure the data you purchase is fit for purpose.  If you are for some reason not satisfied with the data or our work, we offer a no quibble refund in exchange for your feedback.

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£250.00£960.00 / year

Instant Download: A link to the data, is emailed upon payment.  We will also email a link to the updated version of this file every three months (included in the fee you pay).

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