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OSM Street Name Warnings for TF Postal Area

Warnings for street names in OSM objects with postcodes in addr:postcode tags in the TF 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
TF10 7 TF10 7JJ 2 Chetwynd␣Road w557408135 Chetwynd␣End

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
TF1 1 TF1 1LX 5 Larkin␣Way w332855844
TF7 5 TF7 5DU 2 Legges␣Way n278009241
TF8 7 TF8 7HT 6 Coalport␣High␣Street w60784559
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998943238
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998921956
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998943248
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998943245
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998943242
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998943239
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998923057
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998943249
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998943246
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998943243
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998943240
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998923058
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998921955
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998943247
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998943244
TF8 7 TF8 7LS 18 Ferry␣Road n3998943241
TF8 7 TF8 7NJ 2 The␣Wharfage n3762372129

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
TF1 1 TF1 1QA 1 n458760182
TF1 2 TF1 2DE 1 w148147368
TF1 5 TF1 5AD 1 w167173518
TF1 5 TF1 5DY 1 w493065080
TF1 5 TF1 5NU 1 r6016068
TF1 6 TF1 6TF 1 w39536871
TF2 7 TF2 7GJ 1 w447914732
TF2 8 TF2 8JY 1 w149627557
TF2 9 TF2 9SW 1 n586214774
TF3 1 TF3 1QU 1 w63619522
TF3 1 TF3 1YQ 1 w400642759
TF3 3 TF3 3BQ 1 w66040801
TF3 4 TF3 4NW 1 w164166360
TF6 6 TF6 6DH 1 w393272006
TF6 6 TF6 6ET 1 w235878435
TF9 1 TF9 1AD 1 w403117577
TF9 2 TF9 2HB 1 w393280665
TF9 3 TF9 3AA 1 n1599891951
TF9 3 TF9 3NA 1 n4398138189
TF9 3 TF9 3RS 1 w393492821
TF9 3 TF9 3TF 1 w393271973
TF9 4 TF9 4DN 1 w393275054
TF10 7 TF10 7JA 1 n296053006
TF10 8 TF10 8DQ 2 n1313117565
TF10 8 TF10 8DQ 2 n1313119194
TF10 9 TF10 9DS 1 w496093717
TF11 8 TF11 8HG 1 n1692176612
TF11 8 TF11 8RD 1 w573226090
TF11 8 TF11 8TG 1 w493047809
TF11 9 TF11 9EF 1 w422877131
TF11 9 TF11 9ET 1 w171003141
TF11 9 TF11 9ND 1 w118777601
TF12 5 TF12 5RX 1 w359434736
TF13 6 TF13 6AG 1 w493074708
TF13 6 TF13 6ND 2 n4046025130
TF13 6 TF13 6ND 2 n4046025129
TF13 6 TF13 6NE 1 n4040555931
TF13 6 TF13 6NN 1 w401610971
TF13 6 TF13 6QX 1 n678755674

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?
TF1 1 TF1 1JT 3 High␣Street w38626139 High␣Street

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: /([,:;\/\]|^-| -|- |-$)/

No such streets found in this area.

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
TF1 7 TF1 7YP 1 Hortonwood␣30
TF3 3 TF3 3BL 1 Stafford␣Park␣5
TF3 3 TF3 3AF 1 Stafford␣Park␣9

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
TF2 8 TF2 8HE 1 Turreff␣Ave

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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