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OSM Street Name Warnings for HA Postal Area

Warnings for street names in OSM objects with postcodes in addr:postcode tags in the HA Postal Area, based on OSM data from 2021‑06‑16 07:47:47 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

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.

Postcode Mapped Dominant Street OSM Object JRC Tagged Street
HA2 0AH 2 Shaftesbury␣Circle n392184144 J+ Shaftesbury␣Avenue
HA2 0AJ 6 Shaftesbury␣Circle n392184134 J+ Shaftesbury␣Avenue
HA2 0AJ 6 Shaftesbury␣Circle n392184132 J+ Shaftesbury␣Avenue
HA2 0AT 2 Shaftesbury␣Circle n537997626 J+ Shaftesbury␣Avenue
HA2 8HB 5 Northolt␣Road n2581381768 J+ Station␣Parade
HA2 8HE 5 Alexandra␣Parade n1974093261 J+ Northolt␣Road
HA3 6LE 2 Long␣Elmes w450841362 J+ Headstone␣Lane
HA5 3LA 2 Waxwell␣Lane n2355855721 J+ Elm␣Park␣Road
HA5 4HP 8 Uxbridge␣Road w628410640 J+ The␣Broadway
HA5 4HP 8 Uxbridge␣Road w628410624 J+ The␣Broadway
HA5 4HP 8 Uxbridge␣Road w628410632 J+ The␣Broadway
HA5 4JR 12 Uxbridge␣Road w628662156 J+ Cornwall␣Road
HA5 4JR 12 Uxbridge␣Road w609888854 J+ The␣Broadway
HA5 4JS 8 Uxbridge␣Road w609888802 J+ The␣Broadway
HA6 1BP 2 Pinner␣Road n7388890561 J+ High␣Street
HA9 0EW 3 Empire␣Way n687467267 J+ Stadium␣Way
HA9 0TG 33 Wembley␣Park␣Boulevard n2629967072 J+ Wembley␣park␣boulevard
HA9 0TG 33 Wembley␣Park␣Boulevard n2629987579 J+ wembley␣park␣boulevard
HA9 6AA 4 High␣Road w248749061 J+ High␣Road␣Wembley
HA9 6AA 4 High␣Road w248749066 J+ High␣Road␣Wembley
HA9 9JS 3 Forty␣Avenue,␣Grand␣Parade n8791588697 J+ Forty␣Lane
HA9 9JS 3 Forty␣Avenue,␣Grand␣Parade n8791560752 J+ Grand␣Parade

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 with the same postcode has a street computed street name. If the postcodes are correct, then the object in question will normally have the same street in its address.

Postcode Mapped Dominant Street OSM Object JRC
HA1 1HS 4 St␣Anns␣Road n2569539943 J+
HA1 1HS 4 St␣Anns␣Road n2569539942 J+
HA1 2BW 3 Kenton␣Road w229646521 J+
HA1 2DX 3 Station␣Road n2482653911 J+
HA1 3EF 3 West␣Street w149221625 J+
HA1 3EF 3 West␣Street w232801437 J+
HA1 3EL 19 West␣Street w183351583 J+
HA1 3EL 19 West␣Street w180765908 J+
HA1 3HE 5 Grove␣Hill w208127180 J+
HA2 0EG 4 Northolt␣Road n1488718647 J+
HA2 0HU 4 Waldron␣Road w183351576 J+
HA2 0HU 4 Waldron␣Road w56739854 J+
HA2 0HU 4 Waldron␣Road w183351579 J+
HA5 1QL 4 Field␣End␣Road n1319513723 J+
HA5 1RJ 2 Field␣End␣Road n1319497235 J+
HA5 5PB 2 Marsh␣Road n1312678804 J+
HA9 0EW 3 Empire␣Way n2256219332 J+

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 postcode unit have a street name. In some postcode units, the addresses do not have streets, so the entries here are not necessarily errors.

Postcode Mapped OSM Object JRC
HA0 4AU 1 w259376256 J+
HA1 1DR 1 w255248363 J+
HA1 1LG 1 n2609621294 J+
HA1 2XY 1 r1757437 J+
HA1 3AB 6 w264221685 J+
HA1 3AB 6 w264221670 J+
HA1 3AB 6 w135704925 J+
HA1 3AB 6 w264221673 J+
HA1 3AB 6 w264221674 J+
HA1 3AB 6 w264221652 J+
HA1 3BE 1 n312915341 J+
HA1 3DN 6 w183356197 J+
HA1 3DN 6 w183356194 J+
HA1 3DN 6 w183356198 J+
HA1 3DN 6 w183356195 J+
HA1 3DN 6 w183356199 J+
HA1 3DN 6 w183356196 J+
HA1 3DY 1 w229466309 J+
HA1 3EJ 3 w149221623 J+
HA1 3EJ 3 w149221608 J+
HA1 3EJ 3 w149221611 J+
HA1 3HN 1 w29300244 J+
HA1 3HR 1 w135659852 J+
HA1 3LS 1 w149221656 J+
HA1 3NG 1 w229290476 J+
HA1 3YR 1 w229289042 J+
HA1 4EP 1 n5501128925 J+
HA1 4FS 1 n2210710413 J+
HA2 0HS 3 w34255646 J+
HA2 0HS 3 w34255647 J+
HA2 0HS 3 w34255645 J+
HA2 6PX 1 w559262652 J+
HA2 8AU 2 n2914541311 J+
HA2 8AU 2 n3307141938 J+
HA3 8NT 2 w186972125 J+
HA3 8NT 2 w570793497 J+
HA4 6QE 2 w38004464 J+
HA4 6QE 2 w38004465 J+
HA5 4AH 1 n582235622 J+
HA6 2HT 1 w164191278 J+
HA6 2RB 1 w455566791 J+
HA6 3AS 1 w214869139 J+
HA7 1BT 1 w325101398 J+
HA7 4LQ 1 w222398693 J+
HA7 4LR 1 w35443476 J+
HA8 6RH 1 w374710668 J+
HA8 7AA 1 n5224761621 J+
HA8 8DE 1 w40798001 J+
HA9 7AJ 1 w258988486 J+

Highways with Postcodes

OSM objects with an addr:postcode and a highway tag. It is debatable 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. Occasionally such usage may be legitimate.
Regular expression: /([,:;\/\]|^-| -|- |-$)/

Postcode Mapped Dominant Street Name
HA3 8DQ 1 19,␣Kenton␣Park␣Parade,␣Kenton,␣Harrow
HA9 8NE 2 Carlton␣Parade,␣Preston␣Road
HA9 9JS 3 Forty␣Avenue,␣Grand␣Parade
HA5 5DY 1 Rayners␣Lane,␣Pinner
HA6 1PF 1 The␣Broadway,␣Joel␣Street

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]/

Postcode Mapped Dominant Street Name
HA3 8DQ 1 19,␣Kenton␣Park␣Parade,␣Kenton,␣Harrow
HA1 1SH 1 21␣Hindes␣Road
HA2 0HW 1 25␣Middle␣Road
HA6 2DD 1 33␣Dene␣Road
HA5 5HH 1 38␣Cecil␣Park
HA6 2DJ 1 40␣Moor␣Park␣Road
HA5 5DT 1 458␣Rayners␣Lane
HA1 1RX 1 91␣Hindes␣Road

Capitalisation Issues

Street names starting with a lowercase letter, or having two consecutive 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)(\.? |$)/

No such streets found in this area.

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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