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Office for National Statistics data

Download Office for National Statistics (ONS) postcode data for each commissioning region. How to make enquiries about the data and report errors or omissions. Data is uploaded quarterly.

ONS test data – CCG reconfiguration 2021

Here is a forward-view, test version, of the ONS postcode files containing 9 new CCG codes conditionally approved to become legally effective from 1 April 2021, replacing 38 current CCG codes that are merging.

Further information about these CCG mergers is available

This test data also includes 2 new Local Authority (LA) codes that are also due to become legally effective from 1 April 2021, as part of an LA restructure. More information about the LA restructure can be found in February’s newsletter
 

Data: Reconfig21_test_ONS_data

 

This test data is based on ONS’ February postcode data. The changes will be incorporated into the live ONS files in May’s release, in line with our production schedule

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) supplies postcode related data to ODS.

Before using this data you are strongly advised to read the NHSPD user guide that supports it.

Summary of contents:

  • Directory content
  • Data currency
  • Latest news; including area changes
  • The methodology for assigning areas to postcodes
  • Data format
  • Summary statistics and data quality and limitations
  • Annex A – NHSPD Record Specification

If you have any enquiries about this data, or wish to notify us of any errors or omissions, please contact the Office for National Statistics

File description File Date uploaded Quarterly/Monthly
A number of look up tables including the Pseudo Country Postcode files look_ups 26 February 2021 Quarterly
Meta data files mapping Government Statistical Service (GSS) standard 9-character codes for administrative and electoral areas, against ODS code where applicable, and the official names for the given areas. names_and_codes 26 February 2021 Quarterly

Postcodes in North East and Yorkshire Commissioning Region

gridy63 26 February 2021 Quarterly

Postcodes in North West Commissioning Region

gridy62 26 February 2021 Quarterly

Postcodes in East of England Commissioning Region

gridy61 26 February 2021 Quarterly

Postcodes in Midlands Commissioning Region

gridy60 26 February 2021 Quarterly

Postcodes in South East Commissioning Region

gridy59 26 February 2021

Quarterly

Postcodes in South West Commissioning Region gridy58 26 February 2021 Quarterly
Postcodes in London Commissioning Region gridy56 26 February 2021 Quarterly
Postcodes in Channel Islands and Isle of Man, unallocated postcodes and pseudo codes gridoth 26 February 2021 Quarterly
Postcodes in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland gridwsn 26 February 2021 Quarterly
Complete Gridlink NHS Postcode Directory gridall 26 February 2021 Quarterly

Last edited: 27 April 2021 10:04 am