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Addressing My Property

The Council is responsible for providing official addresses to all residential and commercial properties and can reject or approve suggested street and property names.

Street Naming and Numbering apply online This link opens in a new browser window
You can apply online for street naming and numbering using the above image or by downloading the relevant forms in the document section at the bottom of this page

(please note you will be prompted to log in/register before accessing the form)

As part of the application process, we liaise with:

Property Owners/Developers' Responsibilities

You need to apply to the Council for a new or amended official address if you want to:

  • Create a new property / properties, whether residential or commercial, as a result of building or converting existing properties
  • Rename an existing property with a name as its official address
  • Formally add a name to your numbered property
  • Rename an existing street
  • Name an existing unnamed street
  • Officially name an annexe

Fees

Street Naming and Numbering Charges
Application TypeFee
New address for a single new property£102.50
Change of individual property name£75
Confirmation of official addresses£75
New addresses for a development site, 10 plots or less£153.80
New addresses for a development of more than 10 plots£153.80, plus £10 per additional plot over 10
Change of existing street name of residents' request£153.80, plus £10 per additional property

You can apply online for street naming and numbering  or by downloading the relevant forms in the document section at the bottom of this page, please note you will be prompted to log in/register before accessing the form.

Royal Mail Responsibilities

  • Royal Mail allocate postcodes. If you have a query regarding your postcode please contact the Address Management department.
  • Royal Mail will not issue a postcode for a new street or property until requested to do so by the Council.

Street Name Plates

The Council is responsible for ensuring that Street Name plates are provided and fitted in suitable positions. For more information regarding this please see Street Name Plates.

Street Naming and Numbering Policy

The council follows a policy for street naming and numbering which provides more detailed guidelines.
pdf icon Policy for Naming and Numbering my property [299kb]

Naming and Numbering Weekly Report

pdf icon 08/05/2017 to 12/05/2017 [4kb]

pdf icon 01/05/2017 to 05/05/2017 [4kb]

pdf icon 24/04/2017 to 28/04/2017 [4kb]

pdf icon 17/04/2017 to 21/04/2017 [4kb]

Land Registry

For a rename of a property, we will notify the Land Registry of your new address but as the owners of the property you will also need to confirm this update directly with the Land Registry registered owners contact form in order for all legal documentation to be amended.

Last modified: 15 May 2017