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We work with a wide range of business and government organisations, providing high quality, accurate data to support their decision making. Digital map data helps these organisations visualise data with a geographic context; see examples on our case study finder.

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Our products information page will provide you with more in-depth information about OS OpenData, OS MasterMap, OS OpenSpace and AddressBase – just some of our key products and services.

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OS getamap

The essential tool for getting the best of the great outdoors. Free online access to OS Explorer Maps and OS Landranger Maps; plan, share and print your own routes; find points of interest or view more than 150,000 routes from other users.

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Create your own personalised map

In just a few minutes you can create your very own unique map, centred anywhere in Great Britain, and add your photo and titles to the front cover. Perfect for exploring around your local area, remembering your favourite adventure, or as a unique gift for a friend or loved one.

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Help & support

Our help and support pages ensure our commercial and government customers unlock the full potential from their mapping agreement membership and the use of our data.

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From the blog Ordnance Survey blog

IC tomorrow – Technology Strategy Board Network – digital innovation contest

Ordnance Survey are delighted to be working in partnership with IC tomorrow. Based in London’s Tech City, they are a Technology Strategy Board programme that stimulates innovation and economic growth in the digital sector by breaking down barriers and opening doors for a new generation of entrepreneurs. The programme serves as a hub for digital...…

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Outdoors news, reviews and promotions

Visit our online magazine and browse great articles helping you get the most of your outdoor activities. With constantly updated in-depth product reviews, how-to guides, as well as regular offers and competitions there’s a lot to explore.

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Planning application maps

If you require mapping for a planning application we have a selection of partners who provide online mapping services. Alternatively, you can purchase mapping through one of our partners with a walk-in outlet on the high street – find your nearest.

If you are registering land, find out how our partners can help.

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Desktop wallpaper

Each month we offer you a stunning new image from across Great Britain to brighten up your desktop PC, laptop or mobile. These pictures are supplied by our website visitors and provide a scenic background to your desktop or mobile device.

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Entrepreneurs, developers, community groups, innovators – make the most from our innovative offerings including our latest GeoVation challenge and our
OS OpenData products that help you put your ideas on the map.

Access the resources you need and be inspired by the success stories of previous GeoVation challenge participant stories.

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