UK Digital Postcode Sector Boundary File - KML Format

Postcode Sector Boundary FileDigital Postcode Boundary File - KML format: The Postcode Sector Boundary file is a geographic polygon file which denotes the extent of Postcode Sectors, Districts and Areas in the UK. This file requires the use of a Geographic Information System (GIS) such as MapInfo, Arcview or Google Maps to view the boundaries.

Postcode Boundaries Accuracy: The boundaries have been created from the most accurate Ordnance Survey location data which have a Positional Quality Indicator indicating that the contributing grid references are “Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean determined automatically by Ordnance Survey.
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Postcode Boundary Product Details
Boundary Product Detail
Boundary Licence Options

Other File Formats: DXF, KML, KMZ, MIF, MID, SHA

Product Specifics: Postcode Boundary File is KML Format
  • Delivery: Automatic Download from Purchase
  • File Size: 7.64 MB (8,019,540 bytes) WinZip Compressed
  • Volume: 9,556 Postcode Sectors; 2,738 Postcode Districts; 124 Postcode Areas
  • Fields: (see specification for list)
  • Format: Zip Compression opens to KML format
  • Compatibility: Many GIS applications including KML is a file format used to display geographic data in an Earth browser such as Google Earth, Google Maps, and Google Maps for mobile. KML uses a tag-based structure with nested elements and attributes and is based on the XML standard.
  • Coverage: UK
  • Projection: British National Grid (OSGB)
  • Updates: Includes quarterly updates within licensed period.
  • Licences: 12 months use before re-purchase or deletion required
  • Restrictions: Terms & Conditions
  • Royal Mail Certified PartnerOrdnance Survey Certified Partner