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I have Postcode data in a csv file that I need to convert to a shapefile in ArcGIS. I have already imported the csv as a table into ArcMap but I cannot seem to be able to convert into a shapefile.

Can anyone help me?

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You need some sort of geometry to create a sensible shapefile. On this shapefile you can join your data using the postcodes as the join-column. Some fast search brought up two possible sources. Otherwise you need to find some geodata that suits you.

https://www.freemaptools.com/download-uk-postcode-lat-lng.htm

http://geoportal.statistics.gov.uk/

  • Thank you Matte, I managed to do it the long route way. I hosted the layer in ArcGIS online as it was a big file. I then exported it to ArcGIS Desktop and georeferenced to create a shapefile. It worked – rshaav Dec 13 '17 at 11:11

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