About The Local Data Company
The leader in retail location data and insight.
Innovation is in our DNA
The Local Data Company (LDC) is the UK’s leader in retail location data and insight. Combining powerful proprietary technology with a unique, field researched database of over 550,000 premises, LDC delivers data, market analysis, unique profiling and risk analysis to the leading retailers, financial institutions, analysts, search engines, online directories and the media.
Using its army of field researchers, LDC delivers insight on thousands of locations, including high streets, town centres, shopping centres, retail parks and standalone out of town stores.
Our unique research method
We update and verify over 1 million retail businesses every year.
Our field researchers physically visit every premises
We go direct to the source to ensure the highest quality information.
See what our customers are saying
We work with amazing companies.
“I have been very impressed how LDC has managed to provide such current and comprehensive data on the UK retail and leisure sectors and its locations. By bringing together other leading datasets in their online reports they have achieved a first for the market and one that has exciting implications for real estate investors.”
Director of Research
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
“LDC’s methodology of hitting the streets and surveying the businesses means that Visit London can rely on its accuracy. There is rich content associated with each listing, not just address and contact details, which greatly help our users understand and make use of the city.”
Data & Distribution Manager
London & Partners
“LDC's physical walking of the streets is seen in the quality of its data. Their progress in what they can now offer in location decision support and competitor analysis has been amazing, and is backed up with honest customer service - hence why we have entered a long term partnership.”
Strategic Customer Analysis
John Lewis Partnership
“Local Data Company’s outlet capture for the major UK population centres in unrivalled. Working with LDC has helped my business gain a greater understanding of the changing face of High Streets nationwide.”