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OSM Street Name Warnings for DY Postal Area

Warnings for street names in OSM objects with postcodes in addr:postcode tags in the DY Postal Area, based on OSM data from 2018‑08‑10 10:18:02 Z. (The data comes from postcode checks that another tool does, so only includes OSM objects with valid postcodes.) Street names are taken from the following, in order of precedence: the addr:place tag, the addr:parentstreet tag, the addr:street tag, the name tag on street or associatedStreet relation if present, and the addr:locality tag. Remember that only OSM-compatible sources can be used to fix any issues flagged by this tool.

Street Name Mismatches in Postcode Unit

Each postcode unit normally only includes addresses on a single "street" (although there can be one or more "dependent streets" off a main street within a single unit). The table below lists OSM objects whose computed 'street name' differs from the dominant 'street name' for other objects in that unit. Such difference may be caused by typos in the street name, by objects having the wrong postcode, or by a dependent street being tagged as addr:street, without the main street being appropriately tagged. (In the latter case, I would recommend using addr:parentstreet for the main street, and addr:street for the dependent street. The main street will then be recorded in this tool, but data users unaware of the additional tag, will get something sensible from the addr:street tag.) Note that the 'Dominant Street' listed in the tables is just the most used on other OSM objects with the same postcode — it is not necessarily correct.

Sector Postcode Mapped Dominant Street OSM Object Tagged Street
DY1 2 DY1 2HQ 2 Pensnett␣Road w285202100 pensnett␣road
DY5 1 DY5 1EB 2 Sheffield␣Street w318600317 Quarry␣Bank
DY5 1 DY5 1QA 4 Fens␣Pool␣Avenue n5431808430 The␣Wallows␣Industrial␣Estate
DY5 2 DY5 2AA 7 Quarry␣Bank n5566868920 High␣Street
DY7 5 DY7 5BZ 10 Six␣Ashes␣Lane n5576948574 Six␣Ashes␣Road
DY9 9 DY9 9UU 2 Thistlegrove␣Farm w261539549 Quantry␣Lane
DY10 4 DY10 4QN 2 Nethercroft␣Meadow n5699535624 Lodge␣Ford␣Hill
DY11 5 DY11 5UA 2 Sebright␣Rd n5572874534 Sebright␣Road
DY12 2 DY12 2EE 3 Severnside␣North n3730921237 Severn␣Side␣North

Partially Missing Street Names

OSM objects with an addr:postcode tag, with without a computed street name (see above for method), where at least one other OSM object withe the same postcode has a street computed stret name. If the postcodes are correct, then the object in question will normally have the same street in its address.

Sector Postcode Mapped Dominant Street OSM Object
DY1 4 DY1 4EU 2 Priory␣Road w197635024
DY9 0 DY9 0JL 2 Kidderminster␣Road␣South w103363358
DY9 7 DY9 7BJ 9 Stambermill␣Industrial␣Estate,␣Timmis␣Road w278543083
DY12 1 DY12 1LF 2 Spring␣Grove w440756931
DY12 1 DY12 1XA 3 Arley w82033728
DY12 1 DY12 1XA 3 Arley w186534002

Fully Missing Street Names

OSM objects with an addr:postcode tag, with without a computed street name (see above for method), where none of the other OSM objects in the same postcde unit have a street name. In some postcode units, the addresses do not have streets, so the entries here are not necessarily errrors.

Sector Postcode Mapped OSM Object
DY1 1 DY1 1HR 1 w90824784
DY1 3 DY1 3EA 1 w280733997
DY1 3 DY1 3ED 9 w280734620
DY1 3 DY1 3ED 9 w280734643
DY1 3 DY1 3ED 9 w280734634
DY1 3 DY1 3ED 9 w280734621
DY1 3 DY1 3ED 9 w280734644
DY1 3 DY1 3ED 9 w280734637
DY1 3 DY1 3ED 9 w280734623
DY1 3 DY1 3ED 9 w280734642
DY1 3 DY1 3ED 9 w280734633
DY1 4 DY1 4LQ 1 n1666049273
DY2 7 DY2 7DQ 1 w40921333
DY2 9 DY2 9RE 1 n5474090430
DY3 3 DY3 3BA 1 n5566885025
DY3 3 DY3 3LT 1 n5295581193
DY4 7 DY4 7HJ 1 w78557558
DY4 7 DY4 7PR 1 w243668377
DY4 7 DY4 7RJ 1 w314592445
DY4 7 DY4 7RN 1 w314592498
DY4 7 DY4 7RS 1 w314592379
DY4 7 DY4 7RU 1 w314592328
DY4 7 DY4 7RW 1 w310395207
DY4 7 DY4 7RX 1 w314592387
DY4 7 DY4 7RY 8 w314592301
DY4 7 DY4 7RY 8 w314592471
DY4 7 DY4 7RY 8 w314592496
DY4 7 DY4 7RY 8 w314592448
DY4 7 DY4 7RY 8 w314592421
DY4 7 DY4 7RY 8 w314592330
DY4 7 DY4 7RY 8 w314592458
DY4 7 DY4 7RY 8 w314592430
DY4 8 DY4 8QL 1 w170400727
DY5 1 DY5 1SS 1 n5566886550
DY5 3 DY5 3JP 1 n410458855
DY7 5 DY7 5BN 1 r3883245
DY7 6 DY7 6HX 1 w448158623
DY7 6 DY7 6PA 1 n619752641
DY8 1 DY8 1QS 5 w278772204
DY8 1 DY8 1QS 5 w278772200
DY8 1 DY8 1QS 5 w278772202
DY8 1 DY8 1QS 5 w278772207
DY8 1 DY8 1QS 5 w278772199
DY8 1 DY8 1QT 2 w278772206
DY8 1 DY8 1QT 2 w278772203
DY8 1 DY8 1QX 3 w278777475
DY8 1 DY8 1QX 3 w87299585
DY8 1 DY8 1QX 3 w99492695
DY8 2 DY8 2JL 1 w278875395
DY8 3 DY8 3QA 1 w280780776
DY9 0 DY9 0EJ 1 w445021402
DY9 9 DY9 9HJ 1 n775841585
DY9 9 DY9 9XU 1 w553776852
DY10 4 DY10 4DL 1 n3108335307
DY10 4 DY10 4SD 1 w190516378
DY11 7 DY11 7TE 1 w80172011
DY12 3 DY12 3NF 1 w82032988
DY13 9 DY13 9SW 1 n1721587931
DY14 0 DY14 0EX 1 w543097317
DY14 0 DY14 0HE 1 w215426586
DY14 0 DY14 0HX 1 w543097324
DY14 0 DY14 0JH 1 w543097325
DY14 0 DY14 0JJ 1 w543097315
DY14 0 DY14 0LJ 3 w543060249
DY14 0 DY14 0LJ 3 w543060247
DY14 0 DY14 0LJ 3 w543060248
DY14 0 DY14 0QB 4 w216510387
DY14 0 DY14 0QB 4 w216510388
DY14 0 DY14 0QB 4 w216510389
DY14 0 DY14 0QB 4 w216510390
DY14 0 DY14 0RG 1 w303545556
DY14 0 DY14 0RQ 1 w303545554
DY14 8 DY14 8ER 1 w543097301
DY14 8 DY14 8HJ 1 w543053662
DY14 8 DY14 8JG 1 w498324278
DY14 8 DY14 8LW 5 w543053627
DY14 8 DY14 8LW 5 w543053622
DY14 8 DY14 8LW 5 w543053623
DY14 8 DY14 8LW 5 w543091267
DY14 8 DY14 8LW 5 w543053624
DY14 9 DY14 9LG 1 w266778345
DY14 9 DY14 9LH 1 w546381444
DY14 9 DY14 9LJ 1 w546381388
DY14 9 DY14 9LL 1 w546381430
DY14 9 DY14 9LN 1 w546381423
DY14 9 DY14 9LR 1 w546381376
DY14 9 DY14 9LW 1 w546381412
DY14 9 DY14 9LY 2 w546381435
DY14 9 DY14 9LY 2 w546381436
DY14 9 DY14 9LZ 1 w546381437
DY14 9 DY14 9XH 1 n3731613922
DY14 9 DY14 9XW 1 n3731613923

Highways with Postcodes

OSM objects with an addr:postcode and a highway tag. It is debateable whether postcodes should be added to streets at all, but if they are to be, it might be preferable to use the postal_code tag instead, as the postcode on the street does not form part of an address.

No such streets found in this area.

Unexpected Punctuation

Street names containing a comma, colon, semi-colon, forward slash or backward slash, or a hyphen not between words. Occaisionally such usage may be legitimate.
Regular expression: /([,:;\/\]|^-| -|- |-$)/

Sector Postcode Mapped Dominant Street Name
DY9 7 DY9 7BJ 9 Stambermill␣Industrial␣Estate,␣Timmis␣Road

Unexpected Numbers

Street names containing a number. Note that some street names legitimately contain road numbers (e.g. "A147") when the road does not have another name.
Regular expression: /[0-9]/

Sector Postcode Mapped Dominant Street Name
DY10 1 DY10 1LB 1 Road␣No␣3

Capitalisation Issues

Street names starting with a lowercase letter, or having two consectutive uppercase letters.
Regular expression: /(^[a-z]|[A-Z][A-Z])/

No such streets found in this area.


Street names containing common suffix/descriptor abbreviations, which would normally be expected to be spelt out in full. Note that the abbreviation of 'Saint' to 'St' is often present in the official name of a street, so 'St' is not necessarily an error.
Regular expression: / (Ave|Blvd|Cl|Cresc?|Ct|Gdns?|Grvs?|Ln|Rd|Sq|St)(\.? |$)/

Sector Postcode Mapped Dominant Street Name
DY9 9 DY9 9XA 1 Madeley␣Rd
DY11 5 DY11 5UA 2 Sebright␣Rd

White Space Issues

Street names containing any white space characters other than spaces, two or more consecutive spaces, or starting or ending with a space.
Regular expression: /([[.newline.][.tab.][.form-feed.]]| |^ | $)/

No such streets found in this area.

Other Odd Characters

Street names containing anything other than letters, punctuation, spaces and numbers. Not all warnings here will be errors; some may be legitimate uses.
Regular expression: /[^A-Za-z0-9 '\.,:;()/\\-]/

No such streets found in this area.

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