Street naming and numbering
Street naming and numbering allows a unique identity to be assigned to a street and its properties.
Survey - Newport policy for street naming and numbering
9 August - 8 September 2019
The naming and numbering of streets and properties in Newport is controlled by the council under the Public Health Act 1925 so that new or amended street and property names and numbers are allocated in a logical and consistent manner.
The council's adopted policy for street naming and numbering is being reviewed and updated.
Read the draft review of the street naming and numbering policy (pdf).
Please complete the street naming and numbering survey to share your views.
The survey closes Sunday 8 September 2019.
Street naming and numbering policy and guidance (pdf)
Newport City Council has a statutory responsibility to ensure that streets are named and additional powers to assign a name or number to a property.
The Royal Mail has sole responsibility for assigning postcodes once new or amended address details have been confirmed by the council.
Once the street naming and numbering process is complete the council will provide confirmation of the full address including postcode of the property in question.
Read the street naming and numbering privacy notice (pdf)
Ask a question about street naming and numbering.