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Boundary-Line

If you need to plot your data against the full hierarchy of local government administrative and electoral boundaries in Great Britain, Boundary-Line is for you – and it's completely free.

Boundary-Line

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Boundary-Line

Benefits and key features

The ideal complement to the wealth of political, social and demographic information now available, Boundary-Line is an invaluable tool for a variety of applications.

  • Identify all the towns, villages and environmentally-sensitive sites for which your council is responsible.
  • Analyse social, economic and population screening to ensure that health service provision is effective and targeted.
  • Identify the council responsible for the land or building for which you intend to seek planning permission, whether you're enlarging your business premises or simply extending your house.
  • Target customers within specific areas for direct marketing and field sales purposes.

View the capabilities of Boundary-Line online in our Election maps application.

An OS OpenData product

Boundary-Line is FREE to view, download and use for commercial, educational and personal purposes.

An OS OpenData product

ONS statistical codes

Link Boundary-Line polygons with demographic and census data for real insights into socio-economic trends.

ONS statistical codes

Complete coverage

From European electoral regions, through counties and districts down to wards and parishes, every type of administrative area is here.

Complete coverage

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Case studies

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Specifications

FormatESRI Shapefile and MapInfo TAB
Data structureVector
AttributesBoundary-Line contains every type of administrative area for England, Scotland and Wales.
ScaleAll boundaries are captured and maintained against a generalised 1:10 000 Scale Raster product.
Update frequencyTwice a year – May and October.
SupplyOnline download and DVD
CoverageGreat Britain

Boundary-Line

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