There are many free sources for business lists available to you. The most thumbed are of course Yellow Pages, Thomson Directories. The most used are the 118 services on-line.
You should be aware that use of these sources are strictly monitored and you cannot use these free sources for uses other than what they were intended for. For example, you cannot use these sources to compile free business lists or to make sales / marketing calls to. You will also be prevented from photo copying the content. If you are looking for a sales or marketing list then your only option is to buy the list through a site like ours. A purchased list should also be screened against the Telephone & Mailing Preference Services so you know the number or address can legally contacted and sold to!
We've put together a list of free business list sources that will help you in your marketing endeavors. Please let us know if you would like to see anything new included so that we can help update this page with other new and useful content.
Counts of UK Businesses by Business Type Free Business Postcode Lists Other Free Downloads