Central Postcode Directory (July 2013)
The Central Postcode Directory (CPD) has been compiled for users by NISRA Geography. It relates both current and terminated postcodes in Northern Ireland to a range of statutory, administrative, electoral and other area geographies.
The CPD is available for use by all Northern Ireland Mapping Agreement(NIMA) customers or those working on behalf of NIMA customers (this includes all Northern Ireland Civil Service Departments, Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies and Local Councils). Non-NIMA customers can licence the product by contacting Land and Property Services (Phone number 028 9025 5777).
The CPD provides a direct look-up between postcodes as of 31st July 2013 and a range of geographies including Local Government Districts, Wards, Small Areas, Census Super Output Areas and Parliamentary Constituencies among others. A full list can obtained in the Guidance Notes which can be viewed via the link below. In particular, the newly legislated geographies for Local Government Districts and Electoral Wards to be effective from April 2014 have been included. More information is available on the Review of Public Administration website www.northernireland.gov.uk/index/work-of-the-executive/review-of-public-administration-short-version
CPD is available for download in either Access 2003 or Text file (dollar ($) separated variables) format. However, users must sign and return the Terms and Conditions document available HERE to receive a password for access to download CPD from this website. Note: The July 2013 CPD was reissued on 19th September 2013 to change the labelling of the new LGD and Ward Boundaries from LGD2015 and WARD2015 to LGD2014 and WARD2014 respectively. The latest CPD also includes a correction to the Settlement area coverage postcodes.