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We are Britain's mapping agency. We make the most up-to-date and accurate maps of the country. But we're also a digital business, and we use our content to help governments, companies and individuals be more effective both here and around the world.
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Lots of people rely on our location data including individuals, businesses and the public sector.
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07 August 2015
The last and stunning architectural element to Ordnance Survey's world class head office, opened in 2010, is being created right now and it’s a unique statement in the world of art and design for Great Britain’s map-makers.
04 August 2015
As part of a project with DCLG, OS has created datasets of current ceremonial and historic county boundaries. Download them through the OS OpenData portal.
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Our data is vital to the nation’s wellbeing. We make seven updates every minute of every day, mirroring our constantly changing landscape.