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OS VectorMap Local

A highly-detailed, customisable, street-level map, OS VectorMap® Local shows fences, building outlines, paths and street names, for the accurate lie of the land.

Customisable street level mapping of Great Britain

VectorMap Local enables customisable mapping with street level detail that is highly accurate, detailed and reliable.

Highly detailed

VectorMap Local is full of rich, detailed mapping attributes and features that improves contextual information and in-depth analysis – especially when compared to alternative data sources. 

Customisable

Prebuilt colour options are available for both vector and raster formats, but vector data is fully customisable. You can design your VML basemap to perfectly suit your needs. This might be to a preferred colour palette, to suit different viewing methods or to highlight features of most interest. 

Reliable, up-to-date mapping

VectorMap Local is generated automatically from OS Large Scale Topographic database (used for OSMM Topo), improving currency and consistency to give accurate and reliable real world geographical information. 

Easier to load vector data

Easier to load vector data

OS VectorMap Local comes in GeoPackage so it's easy to use in geographic information system (GIS) packages. GeoPackage, which is natively supported by most software applications, is an open, non-proprietary, platform-independent data format for GIS systems.

Landmark Solutions uses OS VectorMap Local to create the MAGIC map of Natural England

Landmark Solutions uses OS VectorMap Local to create the MAGIC map of Natural England

Using Ordnance Survey (OS) mapping, Landmark Solutions created an online portal to help the 2,000 people who visit Natural England's MAGIC website each day.

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Aviva UK Insurance makes use of OS VectorMap Local data

Aviva UK Insurance makes use of OS VectorMap Local data

Aviva UK Insurance has made its assessment process more efficient and accurate – with the continued help of OS data.

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Specifications

Technical specification
Key FeaturesWhat this product offers
FormatsVector: GML 3.2.1 and GeoPackage || Raster: GeoTIFF with LZW compression (colour, backdrop colour and black & white)
Tile size5km x 5km
AttributesRoads, railways, vegetation, boundaries, urban extents, buildings, fences and water.
Scale1:3 000 to 1:20 000
Update frequencyQuarterly – tile-based change-only updates in January, April, July and October.
SupplyFTP (for orders under 2Gb) and DVD
CoverageGreat Britain

How to get this product

Sample data

Give it a try

Download a small area of OS VectorMap Local sample data.

Or you can apply for a Data Exploration Licence to try out the real thing.

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