Everything happens somewhere, from an event that requires an emergency response through to a customer decision to buy a product or subscribe to a service. Effective use of detailed topographic data generates a rich evidence base capable of supporting a large range of location related decisions.
- Large scale - local
- Detailed topography
OS MasterMap Topography Layer® is the most consistent, comprehensive, accurate digital representation of the geography of Great Britain available from a single source. It enables organisations to geographically enable business processes and underpins the nation’s biggest and most complex commercial organisations and sits at the heart of central and local government policies and processes.
OS MasterMap Topography Layer has been designed to provide a highly detailed representation of the topography of Great Britain which can be linked to location based information such as customer details and position & make up of physical assets.
Containing a rich set of geographical and heighted attributes, OS MasterMap Topography Layer combined with other Ordnance Survey datasets such as AddressBase, OS MasterMap Integrated Transport Network and OS Terrain products, provides the basis for detailed analysis to inform you about real and potential impacts on your customers, your assets and your sites of interest.
Enabling your business to make smarter decisions
Planning and property development
Development of new plans and governance of the planning process requires accurate, current mapping to help plan and show both impact and context of proposed planning developments, OS MasterMap Topography Layer provides the accurate framework to make your business decisions upon.
Emergency response, incident and event management
Definitive, consistent and maintained large-scale location data is of paramount importance for emergency services who require detailed information to safely control and effectively respond to emergencies. Only OS MasterMap Topography Layer can provide the intelligence and content to permit effective scenario planning, situational awareness, strategic event management and support of security operations through its rich data content of both the natural and built environments
Asset registration and risk analysis
From pipelines to property portfolios and land registration, understanding where your high value assets are located and their relationship to surrounding risks and threats is key to their effective management. OS MasterMap Topography Layer and it’s detailed representation of the geography of Great Britain enables you to consistently and accurately identify and reference your assets so you can maximise their value and benefits to your business.
The detailed geometry, classification and attribution of the OS MasterMap Topography Layer enable your business to make informed decisions about how the environment impacts you. From flood modelling and water run-off, noise mapping, pollution modelling to land use and land cover analysis, this rich dataset allows you to gather, identify and communicate your findings to your customers and business partners.
Central and local government
Realising the enormous potential for the use of large scale geographic information across government departments to help deliver policies, efficiencies and best practises in the delivery of citizen services
- Asset management
- Land and property planning and transactions
- Rural and environmental analysis and policy-making
- Risk assessment
- Environmental monitoring
- Customer service centres