Who we are
Postcode Area helps people from all areas of the UK to locate and find postcode data/information in all cities and regions, including England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales postcodes.
Our goal is to bring together data about all postcode areas in the UK, from geographical data through to local businesses, events, weather reports, local hotels, road traffic information and much more as we continue to grow.
We hope that our free service allows you to find out more about your local area, research postcode information and make decisions based on our data.
We've been passionate about hyperlocal data for almost 15 years since our parent company, CliqTo Media has been in operation. Founder Chris Haycock has been collecting, analysing and publishing local data since 2004.
The data used on Postcode Area comes from a variety of sources, including our own research. Third-party sources include open government datasets, the Land Registry, Census 2011, Office for National Statistics and the Home Office (for police/crime data).
Who's behind this?
Our website is owned and operated by CliqTo Ltd (registered company number 7575287), a company who specialises in building niche websites incorporating hyperlocal data.
Managing Director Chris Haycock has been building websites as part of his portfolio of online properties since 2004 when he built BritEvents, an events listings guide.
Since then, the number of website in his company's portfolio has grown exponentially (now more than 30), and cover a wide range of sectors, including home improvement, law, start-up businesses, health and fitness, leisure, and finance.
Since then, his company's portfolio of websites has grown to more than 30, covering a wide range of sectors, including home improvement, law, start-up businesses, health and fitness, leisure, and finance.
Today, Chris offers a range of digital marketing services and training for businesses of all sizes and ages, specialising in all areas of online marketing, including development, design, persuasion methodologies and digital strategies.
From the Postcode Area blog
Deciphering Crime Rates - a Deep Dive Into UK Postcode Analysis
Ever wondered about the crime rate in your UK postcode? You're not alone. We've dug deep into the data, uncovering trends and patterns that'll make your head spin.
Death of the High Street?
The BBC reports that despite councils' attempts to kurb them, the UK's high streets have seen a huge growth in fast food outlets. Could this mark the death knell for the Great British high street, and what can we do about it to halt its decline?
Discrimination by Postcode
You really couldn't make it up, could you? Some of the country's most vulnerable people are missing out on their weekly £25 Cold Weather Payment, just because the system that's in operation is discriminating against them because payments are based on postcode, rather than geographic location.
The Redesign is Underway
Well, the current website was absolutely in dire need of a good redesign - from the ground up. So I set out to pull it all apart and get it up and running again to become the most comprehensive guide to every postcode in the UK. And it's been a long, tough job from start to finish - and quite possibly the biggest project I've ever undertaken.
Postcode Area helps people in all areas of the UK to locate and find postcode data and information for cities and towns in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
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