UK Local Area (Web)
UK Local Area website uses big data from the UK Government data initiative (data.gov.uk), including postcodes, neighbourhood statistics, and the 2011 census, to provide local area information by postcode or area name. The database contains details for every postcode in England and Wales, including geo-location information, which is used to retrieve additional data including nearest stations, street-level crime, and properties for sale/rent.
Client N/A (Consumer website)
Date 2006 to 2015
Skills Big Data, Web Design, Mobile Responsive
With more people browsing from multiple devices, including mobile, tablets, and laptops, the website is fully mobile responsive, adapting to fit smartphones, tablets, and desktop screens.
UK Local Area utilises its own copy of the National Statistics Postcode Lookup database with millions of records. This data is combined with with census 2011 data, and geo-location data.