Blackburn Postcode Address List (BB)

Postcode Address File  

The very latest Blackburn Postcode Address List that can be used for direct marketing including direct mail and data cleaning exercises. This is the only official address database sourced directly from Royal Mail.  This provides you with every postcode and postal address in the Blackburn postal area! 

The Blackburn Postcode Address List, is an extract from the "PAF file" which is in itself without any doubt the definitive most up-to-date and complete address database in the UK.  The full UK PAF file contains over 28 million business & residential addresses for the UK's 1.9 million plus Postcodes.

Blackburn BB Postcode Address List / PAF Applications

The Blackburn Postcode Address List / Royal Mail Postcode Address File (PAF), is often used to capture, create and or maintain your in-house address lists pre mailing.  This includes web site registrations, forms and customer databases to reduce the number of returned or undelivered items from mailing programs.  Obviously there are many more applications that you can use the PAF file for including mailing, planning leaflet distribution, logistics, navigation to name just a few!

PAF file Benefits

  • Clean addresses
  • Cheaper source as a mailing file
  • Reduce postage costs through Mailsort, Presstream and Cleanmail
  • Reduce the amount of undelivered mail
  • Preservation of brand image
  • Improved accuracy of customer and prospect analysis
  • Great for analysis
  • Perfect for grid referencing

Address Data Fields

  • Organisation Name
  • Department Name
  • PO Box
  • Building / House Name
  • Sub Building Name
  • Building Number
  • Thoroughfare
  • Street Name
  • Double Dependent Locality
  • Dependent Locality
  • Post Town
  • Postcode
  • Postcode Type
  • DPS
  • SU Organisation Flag (blank if residential)
  • Grid Reference (optional)


The Blackburn Postcode Address List / PAF covers every known address in the Blackburn Postcode Area (BB).  A sample of the PAF can be found by following the link at the top of this page, this will also provide you with the data fields that are provided for each record.

Supply Format

The Blackburn Postcode Address List / PAF file is supplied as a Comma Separated Variable (CSV) delimited text file using double quotes by default. This field format will open very easily using almost any software application including but not limited to Excel, Word, Notepad, Access, SQL etc.  Due to the size of the file, older versions of Excel may not be an option as Excel limits any file size to around 65,000 rows / records.


The Blackburn Postcode Address List / Postcode Address File (PAF) is by default emailed at the time of order using a secure download link delivery method.  If you require the PAF supplied in another format then we will be more than happy to accommodate you where humanly reasonable to do so at no extra cost.


Blackburn Postcode Address List / PAF is licensed annually for each user that has access to it.  Options for system licences and internet licences are also available.


The Blackburn Postcode Address List is the most up-to-date and complete address database available for Blackburn addresses containing a mixture of business and residential sites.   For your licence fee you will receive the very latest file which will be valid for 12 months use and this includes quarterly updates to ensure it stays up to date.

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