Property Developers FAQ

  • I am developing a single property/small development - how do I obtain a new postal address for the properties?

    The street naming and numbering service is now chargeable. A scale of charges (download below) is based upon the number of plots on the development.

    The street naming and numbering process cannot commence until payment is made.

    Developers of a new property, single or small development, should contact the address management team at the address below to obtain a file reference number as soon as work on site commences.

    You can then make payment in various ways; details can be found on the scale of charges.

  • We need the following information to process the request to create new addresses:

    For a single unit of accommodation.

    A copy of the approved site layout plan which should clearly indicate:

    • plot numbers (if applicable)
    • individual property boundaries
    • the principle entrances to the properties
    • suggested road and/or property names not duplicated in the area.
  • For larger developments

    A copy of the approved site layout plans which should clearly indicate:

    • plot numbers
    • individual property boundaries
    • the principle entrances to the properties
    • suggested road and/or property names not duplicated in the area
    • for multi-level developments separate floors plans, indicating each individual plot, will also be required

    Address Management Winchester City Council
    City Offices
    Colebrook Street
    Winchester
    Hampshire
    SO23 9LJ

    Tel: 01962 848300
    Fax: 01962 841365
    Email: address@winchester.gov.uk

    For further information about the process of street naming and numbering can be found in the Street, Naming and Numbering Policy, Procedure and Legislation document