UK Geolocation API

UK Geolocation API

Get information effortlessly with our UK Geolocation API. Precise coordinates and distances.

About the API:  

The main feature of the UK Geolocation API is its ability to accurately calculate distances between any two zip codes. Leveraging a robust and up-to-date geodatabase, the API employs advanced algorithms to calculate distances. Whether you are optimizing delivery routes or enhancing the user experience with location-based features, the UK Geolocation API ensures that your calculations are always accurate and reliable.

Beyond distance measurement, the UK Geolocation API offers seamless geocoding capabilities. By transforming zip codes into latitude and longitude coordinates, this feature opens up endless possibilities. You can effortlessly map zip codes to physical locations, integrate geographic context into your applications, and enable location-based searches with ease. Whether you're building a store locator or enhancing a travel application, the UK Geolocation API geocoding functionality streamlines the integration of geographic information.

The UK Geolocation API allows users to find zip codes within a specified radius of a given point. This feature is indispensable for identifying potential business opportunities, expanding service areas or conducting market research. By simply entering a central zip code and a distance radius, you can quickly obtain a list of neighboring zip codes, unlocking new insights and opportunities.

Integrating the UK Geolocation API into your applications is a breeze. The API provides a RESTful interface, allowing you to make requests and receive JSON responses. Whether you are an experienced user or just starting out, the comprehensive documentation and code samples ensure a smooth integration process. API reliability and scalability ensure consistent performance, even in high-traffic situations.

At the heart of the UK Geolocation API is a meticulously curated database of zip code information, continuously updated to reflect the latest postal and geographic changes. This commitment to data accuracy ensures that your applications deliver the highest level of accuracy in distance calculations, geocoding and radius lookups. By relying on the UK Geolocation API, you can eliminate uncertainties arising from outdated or inconsistent geographic data.

Power your applications with the UK Geolocation API. In a world increasingly shaped by location-based interactions, the UK Geolocation API emerges as an indispensable tool for users looking to infuse their applications with accurate, reliable and actionable geographic information. From calculating distances between zip codes to performing geocoding and radius searches, the API's comprehensive features open up a world of possibilities. Elevate your application's location intelligence with the UK Geolocation API and provide users with enhanced, contextually aware experiences.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Logistics optimization: Streamline delivery routes and minimize travel time by calculating distances between zip codes for efficient supply chain management.

  2. E-commerce segmentation: Enhance personalized shopping experiences by recommending products based on proximity, using geo-coded zip codes to tailor promotions.

  3. Real estate information: Help homebuyers with accurate information about the distance between properties and key amenities, using geocoding to map locations accurately.

  4. Service area expansion: Identify potential new service areas by finding zip codes within a specified radius, aiding business growth strategies.

  5. Travel planning: Help travelers map itineraries by calculating distances between destinations and providing nearby zip codes for accommodations and attractions.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls per month, there are no other limitations. 

API Documentation


To use this endpoint you must insert in the parameter 2 post codes.


Calculate distances by post code - Endpoint Features
Object Description
postcodeA [Required]
postcodeB [Required]
Test Endpoint


  "A": {
    "postcode": "CF10 3NP",
    "latitude": 51.48563,
    "longitude": -3.177216
  "B": {
    "postcode": "CF10 3RB",
    "latitude": 51.482242,
    "longitude": -3.181516
  "Distance": 0.48016549093206767

Calculate distances by post code - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


To use this endpoint you must insert a post code in the parameter.


Get latitude and longitude by post code - Endpoint Features
Object Description
postcode [Required]
Test Endpoint


  "postcode": "CF10 3RB",
  "latitude": 51.482242,
  "longitude": -3.181516

Get latitude and longitude by post code - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


To use this endpoint you must insert in the parameters a post code and a radius.


Get post codes by radius and post code - Endpoint Features
Object Description
postcode [Required]
radius [Required]
Test Endpoint


    "Distance": 0.0,
    "Postcode": "CF10 3NP"
    "Distance": 0.080025029287224367,
    "Postcode": "CF10 3BA"
    "Distance": 0.089346511990987171,
    "Postcode": "CF10 3BS"

Get post codes by radius and post code - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the UK Geolocation API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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