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GeoPlace publishes guidance on the law and best practice for the re-naming of streets and buildings

By GeoConnexion - 2nd March 2021 - 13:51

GeoPlace has published comprehensive guidance for local authority Street Naming and Numbering Officers and their co-workers in England and Wales who are responsible for naming and re-naming streets and buildings. Working closely with representatives from local authorities, GeoPlace provides technical guidance and best practice to councils on the collation of street and address information. Recently, local authorities have been receiving more requests about changing some building and/or street names. Working in collaboration with the Street Naming and Numbering (SNN) community, and with independent legal advice from Anthony Collins Solicitors, GeoPlace has published guidance to ensure the complexities around changing a street or building name are fully understood and documented.

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