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Recent contributions

Energy Networks awards contract to Ordnance Survey for a new energy system map

Britain’s electricity and gas network operators have joined together to launch a ground-breaking proof-of-concept project that uses the power of data to support a more efficient path to net-zero.

Geospatial

Why Ordnance Survey is taking Britain’s fastest growing outdoor mapping app onto Australian terrain

Since 2015, Britain’s mapping agency Ordnance Survey (OS) has been busy reinvigorating the public’s love affair with the great outdoors through its digital map service and app OS Maps.

Health

New APIs to transform the way the public sector access and innovate with location data

As part of the Geospatial Commission’s Public Sector Geospatial Agreement, over 5,500 public sector organisations now have direct and immediate access to OS's most detailed and trusted location data via a suite of APIs.

Government

Geovation opens in Wales

Through the award-winning tech hub Tramshed Tech, start-ups in Wales can now receive specialist support from Geovation, Ordnance Survey’s successful initiative that propels innovative start-ups, using location and property data, to the next level.

Innovation

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

Ordnance Survey reveals ten years of walking and cycling data

National Parks dominate, but can towns and cities learn from Manchester?

Leisure