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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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Lots of people rely on our location data including individuals, businesses and the public sector.

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Ordnance Survey adventurers will be at Cotswolds Outdoors across the country giving free map reading lessons.

Technology and geospatial experts have come together to contribute to a new report which gives insight into the issues, which they believe will have a significant impact on our economy, environment and society over the next five years.

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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.

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