Royal mail starts sat nav mapping in East Anglia

Royal Mail staff help to improve sat nav mapping Credit: Press Association

The Royal Mail in East Anglia is trialling a new device to map the exact location of homes and businesses in a move which could improve satellite navigation systems in cars.

If it is successful the project will be rolled out across the whole country.

Managers to roll the project out across the UK Credit: Press Association

Postal workers will be mapping the GPS longitude, latitude and altitude co-ordinates of every property in East Anglia.