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.
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.
For forward dated boundary polygons for wards, please see Boundary-Line Support.
An OS OpenData product
Boundary-Line is FREE to view, download and use for commercial, educational and personal purposes.
ONS statistical codes
Link Boundary-Line polygons with demographic and census data for real insights into socio-economic trends.
From European electoral regions, through counties and districts down to wards and parishes, every type of administrative area is here.
|Format||ESRI Shapefile and MapInfo TAB|
|Attributes||Boundary-Line contains every type of administrative area for England, Scotland and Wales.|
|Scale||All boundaries are captured and maintained against a generalised 1:10 000 Scale Raster product.|
|Update frequency||Twice a year – May and October.|
|Supply||Online download and DVD|