Street naming, numbering and addresses

Royal Mail postcodes

The Royal Mail is responsible for the allocation of postcodes to postal addresses, although we will request a postcode on your behalf.

Royal Mail can be contacted at :

Royal Mail Address Management Team
Admiral Way
Doxford International Business Park
Sunderland SR3 3XW

Tel: 03457740740

Royal Mail will only add an address to their live address database when the property is completed and able to receive post, in the meantime new addresses are held on their ‘not yet built’ database.

In accordance with Royal Mails "Code of Practise", a postcode is a sorting and routing instruction to Royal Mail’s staff that enables Royal Mail to deliver items quickly and accurately and is not always a geographically accurate description of where a property is located.

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