Renaming or renumbering a street
On rare occasions it becomes necessary to rename or renumber a street. This is usually only done as a last resort when:
there is confusion over a street's name and/or numbering
a group of residents are unhappy with their street name
new properties are built in a street and there is a need for other properties to be renumbered to accommodate the new properties
the number of named-only properties in a street is deemed to be causing confusion for visitors, the delivery or emergency services
Existing residents will be contacted and their views taken into account. We will then consult the Royal Mail about postcodes.
For information about renaming or renumbering a street, email us.
For more information read our policy.