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OS MasterMap Imagery Layer
Benefits and key features
Expertly colour-balanced and corrected for geometric distortions (orthorectified), OS MasterMap Imagery Layer is regularly updated, seamless aerial photography of the highest quality. Over 98% of our imagery is 5 years old or less; 66% is 3 years old or less.
Identify vulnerable site entrances and exits.
Monitor the condition and extent of tree canopies.
Indentify properties with solar panels, conservatories and other home improvements.
Identify road markings, traffic calming and popular pedestrian access routes.
To ensure safety and security during the 2012 London Olympics Games, the Metropolitan Police service needed a single, definitive and easy-to-use way to securely view and share mapping, and associated data. During the Games, this new mapping portal was used by more than 2,000 users within the Metropolitan Police. In addition, more than 46 external agencies also had access to the system.
Banbury Town Council is a large town council with a population of 46,000 and turnover of almost £2 million a year. It was formed in 2000, and prior to 2010, did not hold a land terrier, comprehensive asset register or any graphical data on the inspection of its trees.
Having already realised significant efficiencies through geographical information systems (GIS) related projects, South Ayrshire Council continues to develop new ways of using geographic information to improve its services.