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Recent contributions

Four ways to beat the winter blues this Christmas from Ordnance Survey

With temperatures dropping and nights’ drawing in, conditions are ripe for the winter blues to take hold.

Leisure

Ordnance Survey appoints Carly Morris as Head of Geovation

Ordnance Survey (OS) today announces the appointment of Carly Morris as Head of Geovation, its initiative to propel innovative start-ups using location and property data to the next level.

Innovation

Government bodies adapt to continue support for British start-ups through Covid-19

Promising digital innovators to receive focused guidance, access to quality data, and technical and financial resources to help fuel their growth.

Geospatial

How to discover Edinburgh’s secrets with a new kind of walking map

New Walk Edinburgh pocket map from Ordnance Survey (OS) shows locals and tourists a fascinating way to explore Scottish capital.

John Kimmance appointed as new MD of Ordnance Survey National Mapping Services

Ordnance Survey has appointed John Kimmance as Managing Director of the National Mapping Services business unit.

Corporate

Ordnance Survey introduces new freedoms to share geospatial data under open terms

HM Land Registry (HMLR) and Registers of Scotland (RoS) are set to share their coveted INSPIRE spatial polygon datasets under new, less restricted terms from 1 July 2020.

Corporate

Lockdown leads the nation to explore their local area

There has been an increase in demand for OS Custom Made maps as people of Great Britain explore locally during lockdown.

Leisure