OS National Geographic Database (NGD)

Delivering the next generation of authoritative data from Ordnance Survey

OS National Geospatial Database (OS NGD)

Delivering the next generation of authoritative data from Ordnance Survey

The OS National Geographic Database (NGD) is a new single store for all of Ordnance Survey’s authoritative data. The data in the NGD has been transformed to provide the detail you need for improved analysis. It is structured into themes, collections and feature types.

OS NGD Themes

OS NGD Address

OS NGD Address

Part of the OS National Geographic Database (NGD), the OS NGD Address theme provides high quality addressing with key identifiers, additional attributes and daily updates. With full coverage of Great Britain as standard, there is an option to extend coverage to Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. The data is supplied in an easy-to-use data structure making it simpler to work with and more accessible to non-address experts.

How the address products compare

AddressBase Core AddressBase Plus AddressBase Premium NGD Address
UPRN – basic analysis
Royal Mail – Delivery Point Suffix (DPS)
Royal Mail – Unique Delivery Point Reference Number (UDPRN)
Simple address classification
Advanced address classification
Royal Mail PAF address
Local authority current address
Cross reference with third-party data sets
Alternative addresses
Full lifecycle data
Extension available for Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and Channel Islands
Additional fields
Simple data structure
Update frequency Weekly Six weekly Six weekly Daily (via API)

Related products

OS AddressBase Plus

OS AddressBase products

Identify opportunities, monitor trends, manage risk and deliver better customer service with this essential address-level location intelligence for business and government. OS AddressBase is a tiered product family with coverage of Great Britain and beyond.

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AddressHub is an address product for Great Britain built upon definitive Royal Mail Postcode Address File (PAF®) data, enhanced with UPRN (Unique Property Reference Number), coordinates and other valuable attributes. Designed to deliver a cost-effective addressing capability to organisations of any size, AddressHub opens the door to connect databases from multiple sources. Search, locate and identify addresses with ease and precision.

Our added value

By licensing OS data products through Europa Technologies, you will automatically receive the following benefits, charged as optional extras by many of our competitors:

  • Free consultation – an opportunity to discuss your precise requirements and tailor a bespoke solution.
  • Free support – If you have any questions or issues with the product during the licence period, just ask! Our support team is ready to help you.
  • Broad range of formats – Ordnance Survey supply their products in limited formats but we can convert into all common GIS and CAD formats such as GeoPackage, MapInfo TAB, Esri Shapefile, Esri File GeoDatabase, Autodesk DWG and others. For many data formats, deliveries can also include our award-winning cartographic styling.
  • Expert advice – From an award-winning Ordnance Survey Strategic Partner and Ordnance Survey Accredited Consultant.

If you have a requirement for Ordnance Survey data, or are an existing licence holder and are considering a new supplier, please contact us.

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How can we help you?

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Do get in touch if you would like more details about OS NGD (National Geographic Database) (technical, licensing, pricing, etc.) or would like to arrange a personalised demo. Our product specialists will be happy to provide you with a free consultation.