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OSM Post Office Progress in the 'WS' Postal Area

Comparison of POL data from 2023‑09‑27 and OSM data from 2024‑04‑08 09:11:00 Z. The blue circles on the map are Post Office branches from the official list that haven't been matched to an OSM amenity=post_office object. The red circles are OSM amenity=post_office objects that haven't been matched to a branch on the official list. Pale blue circles are 'home service' branches (for which it's not clear if they should be mapped) and banches that were marked as 'temporarily closed' at the date of the official data. Pale red circles indicate an OSM object that has been identified as non-Post-Office-Ltd business that may still be correctly tagged as amenity=post_office. The green lines represent matches from the official data to OSM amenity=post_office objects (dark green for a match via a ref:pol_id tag, light green for a proximity match). For more information on how to use this map/data to improve OSM, see the Mapping Notes. For more data on the matched/unmatrched objects, see the tables below.

Post Offices on the POL list not matched to an OSM Object

These branches are listed in the official data but do not appear to have a correstponding amenity=post_office object in OpenStreetMap. The data may be sufficient to be able to add the branch directly, but a survey would normally be preferable to ensure the branch and its relation to its surroundings are mapped accurately.

Official ID Postcode Official Name
179376 WS7 2PD Bells Lane Drop +Collect 43A Bells Lane, Burntwood
150669 WS14 9BA Chapel Lane 28 Chapel Lane, Lichfield
167756 WS15 3LN Colton Colton Village Hall, Bellamour Way, Colton, Rugeley
145904 WS7 0JL Hammerwich Mobile Service 105 Burntwood Road, Hammerwich, Burntwood
174282 WS12 1AY Hednesford 45 Market Street, Hednesford, Cannock
167441 WS15 3QX Hill Ridware Village Hall, Uttoxeter Road, Hill Ridware, Rugeley
148606 WS8 7PL Howdles Lane 5-9 Howdles Lane, Walsall
140491 WS2 9RD Pleck 73-75 Darlaston Road, Pleck, Walsall
130491 WS4 1PS Shelfield Lichfield Road, Shelfield, Walsall
8006 WS1 2QB The Crescent 175 Broadway North, Walsall

OSM Objects not matched to a Post Office on the POL list

These are entries are OSM objected tagged with amenity=post_office, which have not been matched to a branch on the official list. Entries here could be due to: Former branches that have now closed, more than one object being tagged for a single post office, the official entry for a real Post Office being matched incorrectly to a different OSM object, other non-Post-Office outlets bing tagged with amenity=post_office. Not all of these entries will be errors in the OSM data, so be careful before making any edits. See the mapping notes.

OSM Object OSM Name OSM PO Ref Operator Brand Note Fixme Last Edit
n1375831438 9y
n774432331 Abbots Bromley Mobile Service Post Office 145897 4y
n676745720 Bloxwich Post Office 68936 Post Office 20m
n5606251400 Chester Road Post Office 139936 verify by survey 5y
n5629423 Fradley Post Office 9137 5y
n5722807636 Hednesford Post Office 8975 Determnine precise location of PO counter within shop. 5y
n1981694224 Huntington Post Office 5523 5y
w83065662 Newton Road Post Office 6y
n766523240 North Walsall Post Office 3y
n774436911 Perry Hall Post Office 7472 5y
n365573650 Walsall Wood Post Office 15y

Note: The entries above are based on a larger rectangular bounding box, so may also include some unmatched OSM objects from neighbouring postal areas.

Post Offices on the POL list matched to an OSM object by location

OSM objects tagged with amenity=post_office that have been matched to a branch on the official list by their location. If you can confirm the match, please add the appropriate ref:pol_id=* tag. But please do not rely on the location alone — some of the locations in the POL data are significantly displaced, or have not been updated following branch moves. See the mapping notes.

Official ID Postcode Official Name Official Address OSM Object OSM Name Tags B W MPC MOH Offset
177120 WS15 4PN Longdon Longdon Village Hall, Brook End, Longdon, Rugeley n774432335      189 m
21571 WS15 2BB Rugeley 6 Anson Street, Rugeley n774432291 WHSmith Local a n  11 m
123807 WS13 7EA Wheel Lane 46-48 Wheel Lane, Lichfield w202199686      273 m
145911 WS14 9LR Whittington Mobile Service Whittington Village Hall, Langton Crescent, Whittington, Lichfield n1375856565 Whittington Newsagent      110 m

Post Offices on the POL list matched to an OSM object by ID

OSM objects tagged with amenity=post_office that have been matched to a branch on the official list by the ref:pol_id=* tag.

Official ID Postcode Official Name Official Address OSM Object OSM Name Tags B W MPC MOH Offset
3213 WS9 8PL Aldridge Northgate, Walsall w431450348 Aldridge Post Office      16 m
9888 WS15 4BH Armitage 73 New Road, Armitage, Rugeley n1403166358 Armitage Post Office a    9 m
5283 WS4 1HY Barns Lane Estate 1 Queens Road, Rushall, Walsall n367105852 Queens Convenience Store & Post Office a    4 m
2946 WS11 1NP Bideford Way 1 Devon Court, Bideford Way, Cannock n774432044 Bideford Way Post Office a    18 m
3395 WS3 1HU Blakenall 168 Blakenall Lane, Bloxwich, Walsall n683651923 Blakenall Post Office      14 m
3302 WS14 9XU Boley Park 4 Boley Park Centre, Ryknild Street, Boley Park, Lichfield n1665537287 Boley Park Post Office a    10 m
10313 WS15 1AB Brereton 4-6 Redbrook Lane, Brereton, Rugeley n4676365559 Brereton Post Office a    5 m
3478 WS8 6HH Brownhills 55 High Street, Brownhills, Walsall n260299191 Brownhills Post Office a    8 m
8752 WS7 0BL Burntwood 1 Cannock Road, Burntwood n774432450 Burntwood Post Office a    12 m
3743 WS1 4BW Caldmore 14 West Bromwich Street, Walsall n832828447 Caldmore Post Office      28 m
125327 WS11 1BS Cannock 13 Market Place, Cannock n5313731117 Cannock Post Office a    19 m
3911 WS11 5DD Chadsmoor 207-209 Cannock Road, Chadsmoor, Cannock n1040717563 Chadsmoor Post Office      11 m
96781 WS7 3XE Chasetown 57 High Street, Chasetown, Burntwood n5618113474 Chasetown Post Office a  f 0 m
9697 WS9 0PH Chester Road 317 Chester Road, Aldridge, Walsall n26609773 Chester Road Post Office a    5 m
126112 WS3 1SP Coalpool 138 Dartmouth Avenue, Coalpool, Walsall n581988614 Coalpool Post Office a    32 m
3566 WS10 0TJ Coronation Road 86 Coronation Road, Wednesbury n774431921 Coronation Road Post Office a    10 m
4319 WS10 0ED Crankhall Lane 144 Crankhall Lane, Wednesbury n774431920 Crankhall Lane Post Office a    14 m
4811 WS3 2UW Cresswell Crescent 16-18 Cresswell Crescent, Mossley, Walsall n665789381 Cresswell Crescent Post Office      31 m
4398 WS10 8AB Darlaston Victoria Road, Darlaston, Wednesbury w261549385 Darlaston Post Office      20 m
179470 WS13 8ST Fradley Unit 3 The Sterling Centre, Tye Road, Fradley, Lichfield n11060596559 Fradley Post Office      14 m
122189 WS1 3HG Fullbrook Hawes Close, Walsall n5606247885 Fullbrook Post Office      26 m
5049 WS12 0PQ Hazelslade 71 Rugeley Road, Hazelslade, Cannock n1040630346 Hazelslade Post Office      5 m
5201 WS12 3HN Heath Hayes 151 Hednesford Road, Heath Hayes, Cannock n1040717560 Heath Hayes Post Office      24 m
8861 WS9 8RW Lazy Hill 9 Lazy Hill Road, Aldridge, Walsall n142131032 Lazy Hill Post Office a    6 m
5931 WS3 2XD Leamore 555 Bloxwich Road, Walsall n766575013 Leamore Post Office a    7 m
93959 WS13 6NQ Lichfield 25-27 Bakers Lane, Lichfield n5618119750 Lichfield Post Office a    17 m
6323 WS11 9SE Norton Canes Brownhills Road, Norton Canes, Cannock n6213962648 Norton Canes Post Office      19 m
6405 WS11 9RT Norton East 26 Norton East Road, Cannock n5618118594 Norton East Post Office a  f 0 m
145014 WS10 9PT Park Lane 64 Park Lane, Wednesbury n5606239607 Park Lane Post Office a  f 9 m
6857 WS3 4LU Pelsall London House, 56 High Street, Pelsall, Walsall n5606249360 Pelsall Post Office a    9 m
9600 WS2 0BA Queen Elizabeth Avenue 186 Churchill Road, Bentley, Walsall n5606240839 Queen Elizabeth Avenue Post Office a  f 0 m
7345 WS10 8NW Rough Hay 19 Hall Street, Rough Hay, Wednesbury n711884343 Rough Hay Post Office a    16 m
9648 WS7 1JS Sankey's Corner 5 Cannock Road, Chase Terrace, Burntwood n2285397204 Sankey's Corner Post Office      1 m
126404 WS14 0LZ Shenstone 31 Main Street, Shenstone, Lichfield n99404381 Shenstone Post Office      16 m
7543 WS2 7DY Stephenson Square 10 Stephenson Square, Walsall n1981781514 Stephenson Square Post Office a    12 m
9082 WS13 6TE Trent Valley 17 Eastern Avenue, Lichfield n5618120622 Trent Valley Post Office a  f 0 m
136768 WS15 2GS Upfields Green Lane, Rugeley n774432309 Upfields Post Office      21 m
151214 WS1 1NW Walsall 71-75 Park Street, Walsall w834303459 Walsall Post Office a    68 m
9499 WS6 6DY Wardles Lane 98 Wardles Lane, Great Wyrley, Walsall n5618117284 Wardles Lane Post Office a  f 10 m
3126 WS10 7AY Wednesbury 27 Market Place, Wednesbury n4891259956 Wednesbury Post Office      12 m
8515 WS12 2RJ Wimblebury 66-68 John Street, Wimblebury, Cannock n1040717556 Wimblebury Post Office      16 m
8580 WS2 8RQ Wolverhampton Road 164-166 Wolverhampton Road, Walsall n360470716 Wolverhapton Road Post Office a    9 m

In the tables above the different letters in the 'Tags' column denote the presence of the following tags on the OSM object: a addr:housename=* or addr:housenumber=*; s shop=*; n note=*; f fixme=*. The purpose of these flags is to suggest when there might be sufficient information to make a positive match with the POL data, and to highlight any objects that may need checking.

For full details of data sources and import dates, see https://osm.mathmos.net/postoffice/

Data derived from OpenStreetMap data, © OpenStreetMap Contributors, licensed under Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL). XAPI courtesy of Overpass API. Post Office Branch List from Post Office Ltd. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0. The information may not be entirely up-to-date. The latest network information can be found in the official Post Office Branch Finder.