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Street naming and numbering

Street naming and numbering

Apply for Street naming and numbering

Street Naming & Numbering Applications

Due to the ongoing situation with regards to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the measures announced by the Prime Minister on 23rd March, we are unable to complete site visits and erect site notices at this time.  Once the nationwide restrictions have been lifted, the erection of site notices will start as soon as practically possible. All other work that can be completed remotely will continue, including the processing of card payments. We are unfortunately unable to accept cheque payments at this time. Royal Mail have not indicated any delay to issuing postcodes at this time but this is subject to change. Please contact the Street Naming & Numbering department for further information ([email protected]).  Thank you for your patience at this time.

Application form

Street naming and numbering application form

Why do I need to apply?

To ensure that official street naming and property numbering schemes enable effective location of properties for the emergency services, postal services and general public.

You would need to apply for any of the below

  • Changing a house name
  • Giving a house a new name
  • New property numbering
  • New road naming
  • Street name plate specification

We will notify the relevant bodies of new addresses. These include Ordnance Survey, Royal Mail, Land Registry, council departments, District Valuation Office, Highways and emergency services.

What is the charge?

Existing properties  Proposed change
 House name/number change  £40.00
 Renamed street/area where requested by residents  £100 plus £25.00 per property
New properties Per dwelling
1 dwelling £40
 2-5 dwellings (cost per dwelling)  £30
 6-25 dwellings   £25.00
 26-75 dwellings  £20.00
 76 plus dwellings  £15.00
 New street name  £75.00
 Name of building or block or flats or industrial estate  £50.00
 1-5 units (cost per unit)  £30.00
 6-15 units (cost per unit)  £20.00
 16 plus units (cost per unit)  £15.00
 Other charges  
 Confirmation of plot of postal address for utility company (charged to utility companies only)  £30.00

Please note: VAT is not payable

How can I report a damaged or missing street name plates?

To report damaged or missing street name plates please contact us.