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  • Finding a way.

    We provide mapping that informs, guides and inspires.

Connecting the lives of everyone in Britain

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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Over the next 12 months OS is to replace all 607 of its current paper map titles with a new design and an additional mobile download.

Today (28 April 2015) staff at Ordnance Survey presented Southampton Women’s Aid with a £11,548.78 donation, after 12 months of fundraising activities.

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