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OSM Street Name Warnings for L Postal Area

Warnings for street names in OSM objects with postcodes in addr:postcode tags in the L 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
L1 1 L1 1HF 2 St␣Johns␣Lane n1241183538 Saint␣John's␣Lane
L1 1 L1 1JR 2 Ranelagh␣House n5613088572 Ranelagh␣Street
L1 9 L1 9DE 2 Maryland␣Street w204484524 Rodney␣Street
L3 5 L3 5RG 2 Mount␣Pleasant w457531796 Cathedral␣Walk
L3 9 L3 9SJ 2 Old␣Hall␣Street n5543296490 St␣Paul's␣Square
L13 5 L13 5UX 2 Prescot␣Road w458060379 Broad␣Green␣Road
L21 8 L21 8NZ 2 Hawthorne␣Road w444650194 Church␣Road
L24 1 L24 1UB 13 Yeadon␣Walk w273227084 Hale␣Road
L24 1 L24 1UB 13 Yeadon␣Walk w273227090 Hale␣Road
L24 1 L24 1UB 13 Yeadon␣Walk w273227096 Hale␣Road
L24 1 L24 1XW 7 Bexhill␣Close w267424559 Dymchurch␣Road
L24 1 L24 1XW 7 Bexhill␣Close w267424670 Dymchurch␣Road
L24 8 L24 8RF 2 Estuary␣Boulevard w376372738 International␣Business␣Park,␣Estuary␣Blvd
L25 0 L25 0NN 2 Speke␣Road n5012648775 Speke␣Rd
L33 7 L33 7SY 3 Kirkby␣Bank␣Road w432914441 Kirby␣Bank␣Road
L37 4 L37 4DL 7 Chapel␣Lane n4558287348 Chapel␣Alley
L37 4 L37 4ED 2 Elbow␣Lane n4561616471 Brows␣Lane
L40 8 L40 8JY 2 Ringtail␣Road w435123948 Ringtail␣Place

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
L2 2 L2 2NZ 2 Tithebarn␣Street w25890562
L6 1 L6 1HP 4 Shaw␣Street w316398540
L6 1 L6 1HP 4 Shaw␣Street w84863628
L6 1 L6 1HP 4 Shaw␣Street w324218547
L8 2 L8 2UU 16 Beaconsfield␣Street w467603204
L15 6 L15 6UT 2 Childwall␣Road w41671820
L24 1 L24 1YD 3 Speke␣Hall␣Avenue w116737532
L37 4 L37 4AQ 5 Three␣Tuns␣Lane w285908282
L69 3 L69 3GG 2 Ashton␣Street w42733242

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
L1 1 L1 1RL 2 w263976418
L1 1 L1 1RL 2 w204479301
L1 4 L1 4BG 1 n705908217
L1 4 L1 4JN 1 n27419737
L1 9 L1 9BP 1 n4339464393
L1 9 L1 9JG 1 n1000255555
L2 2 L2 2BS 1 w68188582
L3 4 L3 4GF 1 r79697
L3 7 L3 7BB 1 n296234639
L3 9 L3 9AG 1 n1001118969
L5 8 L5 8UT 1 w311815955
L6 7 L6 7UR 1 w276152480
L7 7 L7 7EB 1 n4494493816
L7 8 L7 8TF 1 w68098024
L7 8 L7 8TQ 1 w85541254
L8 8 L8 8BQ 1 w85540867
L10 1 L10 1LF 1 n5295581212
L10 1 L10 1LW 1 w301472694
L10 2 L10 2JA 1 w546711033
L10 3 L10 3LN 1 w81140540
L10 4 L10 4YG 1 w546711032
L10 5 L10 5HA 1 w360153364
L10 6 L10 6LB 1 w507331081
L10 7 L10 7LD 1 w301472692
L10 8 L10 8JE 2 w546710996
L10 8 L10 8JE 2 w546710995
L10 9 L10 9LG 1 w507331091
L10 9 L10 9LN 6 w546710993
L10 9 L10 9LN 6 w546710990
L10 9 L10 9LN 6 w546710994
L10 9 L10 9LN 6 w546710991
L10 9 L10 9LN 6 w546710992
L10 9 L10 9LN 6 w546710989
L13 2 L13 2BY 1 w12158919
L13 3 L13 3DN 1 w420411044
L13 3 L13 3ED 1 w420411066
L13 3 L13 3EF 1 w420411085
L13 3 L13 3EQ 1 w420411046
L13 5 L13 5XJ 1 w420411081
L13 5 L13 5XT 1 w420411077
L13 5 L13 5XW 1 w420411078
L13 5 L13 5XX 1 w420411063
L13 5 L13 5XZ 1 w420411070
L13 6 L13 6QJ 1 w420376790
L13 6 L13 6QL 1 w420376791
L13 6 L13 6RX 1 w420376781
L13 6 L13 6SA 1 w420376784
L13 6 L13 6SB 1 w420376778
L13 6 L13 6SD 1 w420376785
L13 6 L13 6SH 1 w281415904
L13 6 L13 6SJ 1 w420376770
L14 3 L14 3PJ 1 r4006106
L14 5 L14 5NX 1 w420842023
L14 6 L14 6XA 1 w316434356
L14 8 L14 8XG 1 w507335397
L17 4 L17 4JP 1 n250043505
L17 4 L17 4JS 1 w455075110
L17 5 L17 5AY 1 w460837117
L17 6 L17 6BH 1 w392874580
L18 9 L18 9UD 1 w296885879
L22 0 L22 0LA 1 n107768949
L23 4 L23 4UJ 1 w464568238
L23 8 L23 8SY 1 w456606799
L24 9 L24 9WA 1 w325413345
L25 2 L25 2RJ 1 n735970959
L26 0 L26 0AD 1 n2650826942
L29 1 L29 1YB 1 w546711034
L29 3 L29 3EA 1 w465463604
L29 3 L29 3EB 1 w464399197
L29 5 L29 5XA 1 w464568237
L29 6 L29 6YB 1 w459200754
L29 6 L29 6YD 1 w459200734
L29 8 L29 8YA 1 w467757016
L29 8 L29 8YB 1 w465877814
L29 9 L29 9AD 1 w459200722
L29 9 L29 9AE 1 w459200730
L29 9 L29 9AF 1 w459200747
L31 0 L31 0BW 1 n665872300
L31 2 L31 2PH 1 w545334017
L35 6 L35 6AA 1 w497220437
L35 9 L35 9JB 1 n371118080
L36 3 L36 3RN 1 w472107888
L37 0 L37 0AA 1 w463485958
L37 2 L37 2EJ 1 w199058619
L37 2 L37 2HU 1 w199555405
L37 4 L37 4AN 1 w460206632
L37 4 L37 4FB 1 w285908281
L37 5 L37 5AA 1 w463104276
L37 5 L37 5AD 1 w463300552
L37 5 L37 5AE 1 w463308373
L37 5 L37 5AH 1 w463310587
L37 5 L37 5AL 1 w463315592
L37 5 L37 5AN 1 w464343285
L37 5 L37 5AQ 1 w463310603
L37 6 L37 6BT 1 n4562016144
L37 9 L37 9BG 1 w463107099
L38 1 L38 1QA 1 w464515719
L38 1 L38 1QF 1 w464392445
L38 1 L38 1QQ 1 w464387165
L38 3 L38 3RF 1 w464537377
L38 4 L38 4JB 1 w461458279
L38 5 L38 5DA 1 w460934025
L38 5 L38 5DB 1 w461458280
L38 5 L38 5DD 1 w461458289
L38 5 L38 5DE 1 w461458284
L38 6 L38 6JB 1 w464392443
L38 6 L38 6JD 1 w467183056
L40 8 L40 8TG 1 w568098794
L69 7 L69 7WZ 1 w86127522

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.

Sector Postcode Mapped Dominant Street OSM Object Street Name M?
L35 3 L35 3RH 3 Sandiway w449711551 <no name> *

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
L1 4 L1 4NR 1 Fleet␣Street/Concert␣Square
L18 2 L18 2EE 1 Menlove␣Avenue,␣Allerton
L9 5 L9 5AS 1 Ormskirk␣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
L1 9 L1 9BG 1 1␣Hope␣Place
L12 7 L12 7LE 1 140␣Mill␣Lane
L8 3 L8 3TF 1 17␣Belvedere␣Road
L5 5 L5 5AF 1 180␣Great␣Homer␣Street
L5 1 L5 1XP 1 39␣Davy␣Street
L12 9 L12 9EY 1 45-65␣Leyfield␣Road
L12 9 L12 9HN 1 68␣Yew␣Tree␣Lane

Capitalisation Issues

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

Sector Postcode Mapped Dominant Street Name
L3 2 L3 2BP 1 lace␣street


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
L15 9 L15 9EB 1 Church␣Rd␣Neighbourhood␣Centre
L7 1 L7 1PH 1 Overton␣St

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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