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Changing a House Name

Apply to change the name of a property that already has an official registered address, or add a name to a property that currently only has a number.

This application form can be used for both residential and business properties.

How Do I Apply?

Please click the button below:

Apply to Change a House Name

There is a fee of £25 per property (from 1 April 2021).

Useful Information

  • Changing or adding a name to a property can only be officially done by applying to the council.
  • You can only apply if you are the registered owner of a property - if you are in the process of purchasing a property, we can only accept your application once you have exchanged contracts.
  • We will then check that the new name complies with our Street Naming and Numbering Policy, and will then send details of the name change to a range of organisations including Royal Mail and the emergency services, aswell as internal council departments.


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