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Multiple Residence


For more information on the Multiple Residence dataset, please refer to our comprehensive guide on this topic: Read More.

The Multiple Residence address format is identical to the Postcode Address File format with attributes listed below:


Unique Multiple (Residence) Point Reference Number


  • A small minority of individual premises (as identified by a UDPRN) may have multiple occupants behind the same letterbox. These are known as Multiple Residence occupants and can be queried via the Multiple Residence dataset.
  • Simple, unique reference number for each Multiple Residence occupant.
  • 8-character numeric code.
  • This will be an empty string when not used for legacy reasons

Multiple Residence dataset results are labeled with mr.