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.
What we do
Lots of people rely on our location data including individuals, businesses and the public sector.
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01 April 2015
Following the announcement in January, Ordnance Survey has today completed its transition from a Trading Fund to a government-owned company (GovCo).
26 March 2015
Millions of people come into contact with and benefit from OS’s OpenData on a daily basis. OS’s new open data products receive 10,000 downloads in the first 24hrs.
We are OS
Our data is vital to the nation’s wellbeing. We make seven updates every minute of every day, mirroring our constantly changing landscape.