Local Land and Property Gazetteer

Cheshire East Council maintains a corporate database of land and property addresses, the Local Land and Property Gazetteer and is sending regular updates to the National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG)

Local Land and Property Gazetteer (LLPG)

The Local Land and Property Gazetteer (LLPG) is a BS7666 compliant address database maintained and used by the Council. As the database is maintained centrally and to a common standard it delivers real efficiencies and improvements in service delivery and interoperability when implemented throughout all parts of the organisation.

The authority is a Level 1 authority for the National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG)

National Street Gazetteer (NSG)

The National Street Gazetteer (NSG) is the definitive list of streets in England and Wales and is used by Local Authorities streetworks departments to coordinate the work that is being performed on the highway within their administrative area. It aims to minimise disruption and ensure public safety. and forms part of the statutory duty of the local authority as defined in the New Roads and Streetworks Act (1991).

Statutory undertakers of highways duties (telecoms and utility companies) notify the highways/streetworks department of the relevant local authority that they wish to perform work on a particular road via reference to a Unique Street Reference Number (USRN).

Geoplace and the Public Sector Mapping Agreement (PSMA)

The NLPG and NSG are maintained and managed by Geoplace, a Limited Liability Partnership jointly owned by the Improvement and Development Agency for Local Government (trading as Local Government Improvement and Development) and Ordnance Survey. Local authorities share their street and address data with Geoplace as part of the Public Sector Mapping Agreement (PSMA). More information on Geoplace and the PSMA can be found at: