Places

Geocoding & Reverse Geocoding

Simple integration through the Geocoding API or Reverse Geocoding API

Search for places near a coordinate

Find coordinates for an address, street, place or postcode

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Places: Geocoding demo

Type a UK street, place or postcode (check our data coverage)

Key features

Precision location biasing

Find results near the user's location or a specific place, to improve result relevancy and reduce keystrokes by up to 80%

Fuzzy places

Flexible matching allows users to type any nearby city, district or postcode to a street, and still find the correct result.

e.g. for Downing Street, City of Westminster, all of the following work:

  • Downing St, City of Westminster
  • Downing St, Whitehall
  • Downing St, London
  • Downing St, SW1A 2AA
  • Downing St, SE1 7EH

Error handling

Places automatically handles abbreviations, missing words & typos, and highlights matched words as you type

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Capacity

Swiftcomplete's Places API has the capacity to handle billions of requests a week

Data

We source our data from the world's leading providers, and our in-house data experts

Reliablility

The Places API is extremely fast and robust, and can scale to support the demands of the largest companies

Our data providers

Royal Mail
Ordnance Survey
MaxMind
Office for National Statistics

Coverage

Addresses
Streets
Places
Postcodes
Denmark
Great Britain
Luxembourg
Norway
Switzerland

Coming soon

We're finalising data for the following countries, which will be available shortly:

Addresses
Streets
Places
Postcodes
Australia
Belgium
British Virgin Islands
Chile
Czechia
Estonia
Finland
Faroe Islands
France
Guernsey
Iceland
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kosovo
Liechtenstein
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Northern Ireland
Portugal
Slovenia
South Korea
Uruguay

Attribution

Contains Swiftcomplete data © Swiftcomplete copyright and database right 2020

Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2020

Contains Royal Mail data © Royal Mail copyright and Database right 2020

Contains National Statistics data © Crown copyright and database right 2020

This product includes GeoLite2 data created by MaxMind, available from https://www.maxmind.com.

Pricing

Free trial

Sign up for 1000 free requests. If you need more than 1000 to test your integration, just get in touch and we'll add more free credits to your account.

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£0.50 per 1000 requests

Enterprise pricing

For high-volume usage, contact us to discuss our enterprise pricing options

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