This person's Freedom of Information requests (approximately 5)
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Dear Mr Betts
I am writing in response to your enquiry dated 21 May 2009 regarding
postmen and women accepting mail directly from customers. You expla...
Ref: TfL 86460
Thank you for your email received by Transport for London (TfL) on 18
The station at St Pancras which serv...
Wow. That's quite an incredible response. Follow-up made to find out how/when this "not fit for purpose" database was created:
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This request was linked to as the answer to a written question in the House of Commons.
Is this a request for the location of postcodes or post boxes?
One of these is missing from the Post Office Branch finder: Royal Hospital Chelsea, Museum & Gift Shop, Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4SR.
This data is available from OpenStreetMap:
@ Brian Williams:
CT15 96 is the code written on the postbox. The postcode is given as CT15 7, the Royal Mail only has partial postcodes, they don't k...
See http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/postbox_collection_times for a more complete list.
The code is written in Perl. You can get it from http://edwardbetts.com/postoffices/
I crawled the post office finder and found 12093 post offices:
Data dump in JSON format:
See also my follow-up request about errors in the data:
Short summary: The f...
I've also converted this into a more usable format:
Or as HTML: http://edwardbetts.com/postboxes/