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Given an address like: Boulder Hut Unit 1, Olympic Park Poole Hall Road Ellesmere Port CH66 1ST

I can add:

addr:street=Poole Hall Road
addr:city=Ellesmere Port
addr:postcode=CH66 1ST

but what to do about the Unit number (it's one big warehouse so addr:unit doesn't seem to fit) or industrial estate (if I don't want to/can't map the area of the estate). Also, since I was planning to tag the building with the amenity info, presumably name should not be boulder hut since that isn't the name of the building itself. I could put brand, and there is a company name that I could add to operator. Is this a good way to do it (or other tags)? Or should I create a separate amenity node/area? In which case should the address go there?

asked 16 Aug '20, 22:53

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edited 16 Aug '20, 22:54

If the building is only used to house a business then the name= tag can be used for the name of the business, addr:housename can also be used to record the building name if it is different.

It's a bit of a stretch, but you could potentially use addr:suburb for the industrial estate.

I wouldn't rule out addr:unit if some of the other warehouses are split up within the same numbering scheme, but if you really think it's inappropriate you could use addr:housenumber.

With addresses that are quite difficult to fit within existing schemes it may also be advisable to include addr:full.

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answered 17 Aug '20, 15:02

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