Street and building naming and numbering

We are responsible for street and building naming and numbering (SNN) within Haringey.

Choosing a name

We are happy for developers and residents to make their own name suggestions.

However, please submit more than one suggestion in case one isn’t suitable.

Please carefully read the guidelines and criteria:

Try to choose an address that is:

  • unique
  • unambiguous
  • logical
  • has a connection with the area

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Street naming and numbering fees

Type of applicationFee
Application up to 10 units£128
Each additional unit£7
New street£121
Naming/re-naming existing building£88
Application for up to 10 units
(where address exists but not officially registered)
Each additional unit over 10
(where address exists but not officially registered)

Example street naming and numbering application fee

Example fees for property divided into 12 flats with access from a new streetFee
New application fee£128
Additional unit fee for 2 flats (additional units over 10) - 2 x £7£14
New street£121
Total cost£263


We'll let you know the fee you must pay after receiving your application. This must be paid by BACS.

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Please download the application form:

Return to us via email:

  • the completed application form
  • a site plan

Please note – your application will not be processed until payment is received.

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After you apply

Once the BACS payment is received, we will start to process your application and keep you informed of progress.

We will consult the emergency services and a few internal council departments.

The application will be granted if it:

  • complies with the British Standard BS7666 data entry conventions
  • complies with our policy on street naming and numbering
  • does not meet with any objections

If the application is granted, we will notify all relevant bodies including Royal Mail who are responsible for allocating postcodes.

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020 8489 4744


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Page last updated:

April 13, 2023

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