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Addressing new properties and naming new streets


We are responsible for the naming and numbering of streets and buildings within the Purbeck district.

We do this to make sure that new street names and building names and numbers are allocated logically to ensure, among other things:

  • the effective delivery of mail
  • that emergency service vehicles are able to locate addresses easily

If you want to change the name of your property or you want an address for a new property, you should apply using the relevant form:


Application type

Application typeFee

Alterations in either name or numbers to new developments after initial naming and numbering has been undertaken

£14 per property

Adding a name or renaming an existing property


Address confirmation


Renaming or numbering a street at residents' request


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