Street naming and numbering

Apply for a street name or postal number

You should contact the street naming service if you are building new houses, commercial / industrial premises or undertaking conversions which will result in the creation of new address.

You should apply once you have received planning permission in the early stages of any new build or conversion.

Utility & broadband companies will not install services without an official postal address or postcode.

If your request relates to a new address on an existing street, under normal circumstances, we will allocate a postal address within 10 working days from receipt of a valid application.

If your request involves the naming of new street, under normal circumstances, we will allocate a postal address within 28 working days from receipt of a valid application.

To apply for a street name or postal number, email addressmanagement@blackburn.gov.uk or you can call 01254 585 585 and request to speak to the Address Management team.