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Street naming and numbering


​We are responsible for naming and numbering streets and buildings in the London Borough of Merton.

You need to apply to us if you want to:

  • name or number new streets or buildings
  • change the name or number of an existing building
  • change the name of an existing street



Please read the Guidance Booklet and Schedule of Charges ​before applying.

Apply for street naming or numbering

If the e-form is not applicable to your query then please contact us by email:


Appeal a decision or find out more

The Street Naming and Property Numbering Policy and Procedures document sets out in detail how the process works, including how to make an appeal.


Postcode problems

We are responsible for contacting the Royal Mail about new or changes in postcodes. However Royal Mail is responsible for issuing postcodes.

If you have any problems with your postcode or deliveries you will need to contact Royal Mail using their Find a Postcode page.